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Pakistan Punjab province House blocks anti-Modi resolution

A resolution against PM Narendra Modi over his “allegations” of terrorism against Pakistan was on Wednesday blocked in the Assembly of Punjab province, ruled by Premier Nawaz Sharif’s PML-N party.

Pakistan stoning: Woman’s husband wants justice

Muhamman Iqbal

The husband of a pregnant Pakistani woman who was beaten to death outside Lahore’s high court for marrying against her family’s wishes vowed to fight for justice.

French author in Pakistan writes in Urdu

Julien Columeau

Frenchman Julien Columeau came to Pakistan at the age of 30 as a humanitarian worker — but a knack for languages and love for books have made him one of the country’s most innovative Urdu novelists.

Pakistan woman stoned to death by family

A family member of a pregnant woman  wails over her dead body (Inset) Mohammad Iqbal, husband of dead women

A 25-year-old woman was stoned to death by her family outside one of Pakistan’s top courts on Tuesday in a so-called “honour” killing for marrying the man she loved, the police said.Farzana Iqbal was

Pakistan’s blasphemy FIRs target media

Over 20 FIRs have so far been registered under Pakistan’s controversial blasphemy law and Anti-Terrorism Act, including against the owner of the Geo media group, a prominent television anchor and an a


Kashmir’s history is dotted with natural calamities and man-made disasters. And over the centuries the people of Jammu and Kashmir have perfected the art of rising from the ashes. They have seen famines and epidemics, floods and earthquakes, blazes and mayhem, organised violence and massacres, forced and voluntary migrations, incarcerations and worse.