Moderate earthquake rocks Pakistan

An earthquake of moderate intensity rocked parts of Pakistan`s southern Sindh province on Friday afternoon, the Met office said.

'Forced conversion an issue in Pak's south Sindh province'

A leading Pakistani Hindu group has expressed concern over the forced conversion and marriage of young Hindu girls to Muslim men in the country's southern Sindh province.

Heatwave in southern Pakistan kills 260
Heatwave in southern Pakistan kills 260

An intense heatwave in Pakistan's southern Sindh province has killed at least 260 people in the country's worst heatstroke in more than a decade, triggering an emergency situation in major hospitals here on Monday.

Heatwave kills 207 in Karachi

 At least 207 people have died over the weekend in Pakistan`s port-city of Karachi following a heatwave that has gripped Sindh province during the last three days, media reported on Monday.

Heat wave kills 10 pilgrims at Pakistan shrine

Islamabad: At least 10 pilgrims died in Pakistan due to the heat during the 763rd Urs celebrations of Hazrat Lal Shahbaz Qalandar on Saturday.

Pak Hindus protest harassment by Muslim clansmen

 The Hindu community in a town in Pakistan's Sindh province staged a protest against alleged harassment by a local Muslim clan who have hindered performing their religious rituals, a media report said today.

Power crises: Pakistan plunges into darkness

Pakistan faced a major power breakdown early Sunday and most of the cities including Islamabad, Karachi, Peshawar and Quetta witnessed a large blackout.

Asia's largest reverse osmosis plant inaugurated in Pakistan

 Asia's largest reverse osmosis plant, having a capacity to produce two million gallons of water daily, was inaugurated today in Pakistan's drought-ridden Sindh province.

Four new polio cases surface in Pakistan

At least four new polio cases have surfaced in Pakistan with the total number of cases rising to 287, media reported Thursday.

Over 900 new HIV cases in Pakistan

At least 994 new HIV/AIDS cases have been detected across Sindh province in Pakistan this year, according to a media report.

Toxic liquor kills 17 in Pakistan

At least 17 people have died in the last four days after consuming toxic liquor in Pakistan's Sindh province, media report said Friday.

Ninth polio case detected in Pakistan

A five-year-old child has been detected with polio in Pakistan`s Sindh province, making him the ninth confirmed case this year in the area, officials said.

Three killed, 20 injured as Karachi-bound train derails in Pakistan

Three persons were killed and 20 others injured when an engine and three bogies of a Karachi-bound train derailed in Pakistan`s Sindh province.

Hindu temple broken into, set on fire in Pakistan

A Hindu temple has been desecrated and set on fire by three unidentified miscreants in Pakistan`s southern Sindh province, two weeks ahead of an annual fair at the temple.

Temple set ablaze over alleged desecration of holy book in Pak

A frenzied mob attacked a Hindu temple and set a dharmashala on fire over alleged desecration of a holy book, prompting authorities to impose a curfew in the Larkana city of Pakistan`s southern Sindh province.

Nawaz Sharif grants Rs 1 billion package for drought-hit Tharparkar

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday announced a Rs 1 billion aid package for the drought-hit Tharparkar district in Sindh province, where over 40 children have died due to pneumonia and malnutrition.

Pakistan SC seeks report on denial of access to Hindu temple

Pakistan`s Supreme Court has sought a report from the government on its efforts to ensure access to the minority Hindu community to a century-old temple in Sindh province.

Blast on railway track derails train in Pakistan, 8 killed

A bomb blast on a railway track derailed a passenger train and killed eight persons, including four children from the same family, in Pakistan`s southern Sindh province on Sunday, officials said.

22 children killed in Pakistan accident

At least 22 children were killed and many injured when a school bus collided with a truck in Pakistan`s Sindh province Wednesday, a media report said.

Pakistani family jumps into river to escape police

Eight members of a family jumped into a river to avoid ending up in police custody in Pakistan`s Sindh province Monday, a media report said.