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Bus crash kills 11, wounds 36 others in central Pakistan

A passenger bus hit a tree and overturned in central Pakistan today, killing 11 people and wounding 36 others on board, officials said.

Jul 05, 2017, 21:30 PM IST

Pakistan marks grim Eid after oil tanker inferno kills 153

The explosion ignited early on Sunday as crowds ignored warnings to stay away from the tanker which had overturned on a main highway from Karachi to Lahore, spilling some 40,000 litres of fuel. 

Jun 26, 2017, 11:53 AM IST

The Baloch Betrayal

It was Mohammad Ali Jinnah who had fought and won a legal case on behalf of the Khan of Kalat for declaring Balochistan an independent country – separate from India and Pakistan. It was Jinnah who made a perfidious volte-face …Here’s a looking at the world’s longest running insurgency movement and the perils ahead. 

May 01, 2017, 17:28 PM IST
Virender Sehwag rocks again: This time birthday boy is Saqlain Mushtaq, and Internet goes kaput

Virender Sehwag rocks again: This time birthday boy is Saqlain Mushtaq, and Internet goes kaput

The video showed Sehwag hitting Mushtaq for a six, to reach his maiden triple hundred at Multan in 2004.

Dec 29, 2016, 19:17 PM IST
Pakistan HORROR! Woman's eyes gouged out with knife, limb cut off by brothers

Pakistan HORROR! Woman's eyes gouged out with knife, limb cut off by brothers

The victim's brothers suspected her of kidnapping one of their daughters in Pakistan's Punjab province.

Nov 03, 2016, 00:37 AM IST
Exclusive: Osama Bin Laden's compound in Abbottabad is at centre of row — Know the controversy

Exclusive: Osama Bin Laden's compound in Abbottabad is at centre of row — Know the controversy

A tussle has erupted between Pakistan's powerful military and the government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa over a sprawling piece of land in the garrison city of Abbottabad where al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden lived and was killed in 2011.

Jul 22, 2016, 19:45 PM IST

Pakistani cop probing Qandeel ​Baloch's murder suspended, woman officer appointed

A police official probing the murder of Pakistani social media celebrity Qandeel Baloch was suspended for poor investigation and negligence and a woman inspector has been assigned to complete the task, officials said on Wednesday.

Jul 20, 2016, 16:30 PM IST
Ever heard of male honour killing? Family disapproves daughter's marriage, kills son-in-law in Pakistan

Ever heard of male honour killing? Family disapproves daughter's marriage, kills son-in-law in Pakistan

In latest spate of honour killing, the family members of a woman in Pakistan's Multan city slit the throat of her husband after they disapproved their marriage.

Jun 19, 2016, 13:52 PM IST
Al-Qaeda country head killed in Pakistan

Al-Qaeda country head killed in Pakistan

The country head of Al-Qaeda in Pakistan, Tayyab Nawaz alias Hafiz Abdul Mateen, was killed during an armed offensive by police in the country`s east Multan city.

May 21, 2016, 08:51 AM IST

Pakistan woman 'set on fire for refusing marriage proposal'

A Pakistani woman was burned over nearly half her body by a man she had refused to marry.

Oct 24, 2015, 01:00 AM IST

Bus crash kills 14 in Pakistan: officials

An over speeding bus overturned killing 14 in Pakistan’s Multan.

Oct 23, 2015, 03:28 AM IST
Relieved Mohammad Amir shows form with seven-for

Relieved Mohammad Amir shows form with seven-for

Returning paceman Mohammad Amir took seven wickets in an innings of a domestic match in Multan today, saying he is overjoyed with his progress after being relieved of a spot-fixing ban.

Oct 02, 2015, 22:57 PM IST

Pakistan blast toll rises to 11

The toll in the bomb blast in Pakistan's Multan city has risen to 11, officials said on Tuesday.

Sep 15, 2015, 12:53 PM IST

Sale of toy guns banned in Pakistan district

The sale of toy guns has been banned in a district of Pakistan`s Punjab province after a policeman shot dead a teenage boy taking selfies with a toy gun, a media report said on Thursday.

Jun 25, 2015, 12:34 PM IST

Nine students injured as school roof collapses in Pakistan

 At least nine students and two teachers were injured today after the roof of a private school in central Pakistan collapsed, trapping several children under the debris.

May 23, 2015, 19:12 PM IST

Pakistan court gives 117-year rigorous punishment to acid attacker

A Pakistani man has been sentenced to 117 years rigorous imprisonment and fined of Rs 1 million by an anti-terrorism court here for throwing acid on his former wife and her husband.

May 08, 2015, 16:58 PM IST

Pakistan executes murder convict

 Pakistan today hanged a prisoner convicted of killing a man, as the government continued to execute death row prisoners despite criticism by human rights organisations.

Mar 24, 2015, 17:23 PM IST
Angry Pakistan fans smash TVs, stage mock funeral

Angry Pakistan fans smash TVs, stage mock funeral

Angry Pakistan cricket fans smashed TVs and staged a mock funeral for the team Friday after poor batting and sloppy catching saw them dumped out of the World Cup.

Mar 20, 2015, 19:58 PM IST

Two terrorists executed in Pakistan

Two convicted terrorists were hanged till death in Pakistan on Wednesday morning, media reported.

Jan 07, 2015, 07:31 AM IST

Pakistan: Lashkar-e-Jhangvi chief held for two more weeks in murder case

The leader of a banned Pakistani sectarian militant group who was set to walk free from jail is being held for two more weeks in a murder case, officials said Thursday.

Dec 25, 2014, 14:13 PM IST