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Pak hanged 465 prisoners since 2014, 5th most prolific executioner globally: report

Justice Project Pakistan (JPP) said that the use of death penalty is used as a political tool and even as a jail overcrowding solution.

07 Jul 2017 6:54 PM

Petition in Pakistan court wants immediate death for Kulbhushan Jadhav

The petitioner Mahmood Ahmed Naqvi made the petition saying that the convict had confessed his involvement in subversive activities.

03 Jul 2017 6:42 PM

Have attacked India before, can target anytime we want: Hizbul chief Salahuddin

Salahuddin, designated as a 'Specially Designated Global Terrorist' by US said they can target any place in India at anytime.

03 Jul 2017 11:00 AM

Pak rejects consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav for 18th time

A Pakistan Foreign Office statement said that Jadhav was sent by the Indian intelligence agency and had killed many people.

02 Jul 2017 3:55 PM

With death of 10 more people, toll rises to 175 in Pakistan oil tanker fire

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said 'illiteracy and poverty' is a reason behind this incident.

29 Jun 2017 1:44 PM


Police officer recalls horror of Pak fuel truck explosion, death toll rises to 153

Many of the dead were burned beyond recognition, said Dr. Mohammad Baqar, a senior rescue official in the area.

26 Jun 2017 9:34 AM

148 burnt to death, 50 critical as oil tanker catches fire in Pak

Some of the most badly burned were evacuated by army helicopters to Multan, about 100 kilometers (60 miles) away.

25 Jun 2017 2:24 PM

Over 120 killed as overturned oil tanker catches fire in Pak's Punjab province

The tanker flipped over Sunday and the fire from the oil spill engulfed scores of residents who had rushed to collect leaking fuel.

25 Jun 2017 10:29 AM

Pak media says ‘forced’ conversion has led to immigration of Hindus from Pakistan

The majority of the Hindu population is settled in Sindh and the province has witnessed a rise in crimes targeting the religious minority.

21 Jun 2017 5:07 PM

Lahore High Court allows Christians to divorce without adultery allegation

The court restored Section 7 of the Christian Divorce Act 1869 that enables a couple to approach a court of law for dissolution of marriage.

20 Jun 2017 12:17 PM


Next hearing on Hafiz Saeed's petition fixed on July 3: Lahore HC

Earlier, a division bench had reserved the decision on June 7 after the Punjab govt submitted its reply over Saeed's detention.

19 Jun 2017 6:53 PM

Mumbai attack mastermind Makki calls on Pak media to foster Kashmir unrest

Makki was given the charge of the head of Jamaat-ud-Dawah after Saeed was put under house arrest by Pakistan's Punjab government.

19 Jun 2017 1:03 PM

Panamagate: Pak PM Sharif’s party suspects conspiracy to oust him

Many other members of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz have previously flagged concerns about such conspiracy theories.

12 Jun 2017 10:27 AM

5 ISIS terrorist held in Pakistan over planning terror attack, explosives found

Some 3,400 grammes of explosives, 100-inch safety fuse, five non-electric detonators, three bags and maps have been recovered from them.

11 Jun 2017 4:12 PM

Pak claims India stopped Sikh pilgrims from visiting country

The Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi had issued visas to 80 Sikh pilgrims but 66 of them couldn't reach Lahore, said Pak authorities.

09 Jun 2017 2:13 PM


Pak: Manhole cleaner dies as fasting doctor says no to touching his 'dirty body'

While the main accused Dr Jaam Kunbhar has been arrested, raids are on to arrest Dr Yousuf and Dr Allah Dad Rathore, the police said.

04 Jun 2017 6:08 PM

Deaf, mute woman raped by Pak soldier on Lahore-bound train; arrested

The woman, was travelling with her sister and brother-in-law to Lahore from Quetta by Akbar Bugti Express on Saturday night, the FIR said.

30 May 2017 5:32 PM

Pak school girl pushed from rooftop for refusing to clean classroom

Fajjar Noor, a class-IX girl student, is battling for her life at Ghurki Hospital, Lahore with multiple fractures and a broken spinal cord.

29 May 2017 8:07 PM

Pakistan: For being raped, village elders sentence 19-year-old girl to death

Shumaila escaped from the village after she came to know of the panchayat's decision and reported the matter to police.

28 May 2017 9:02 PM

Ex-ISI official reveals Jadhav captured from Iran, negates Pak claim

The ex-ISI official’s acknowledgement could be used by India as a strong argument at the next hearing at the ICJ.

24 May 2017 6:52 PM