62 killed as bus crashes into oil tanker in southern Pakistan

 At least 62 people, including women and children, were on Sunday killed when their overcrowded bus collided head-on with a speeding oil tanker, sparking a major fire in southern Pakistan, in the deadliest road accident to hit the country in recent times.

Political activist's execution postponed in Pakistan

The Pakistan federal government on Monday postponed the execution of Saulat Mirza, an activist of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement party (MQM) on death row, Dawn News reported.

13 militants killed in Karachi clash

At least 13 militants were killed in a clash with the police in Pakistan`s southern port city of Karachi Monday night, police said.

Pakistan plunges into darkness after power failure

Pakistan on Friday today faced a major power breakdown as its national grid system collapsed due to technical issues, plunging large parts of the country into darkness.

Hindu temple vandalized in Pakistan's Sindh province

A small Hindu temple has been vandalized by unidentified men in Pakistan's southern Sindh province, leading to protests by the community members and local political parties.

Wave of child deaths in Pakistan desert

Nearly 300 children have died this year in desert communities in southern Pakistan, officials said on Wednesday, as poor monsoon rains and livestock diseases have combined to worsen malnutrition.

Sindh assembly censures Imran Khan

 The Sindh Provincial Assembly on Wednesday passed a unanimous resolution against cricketer-turned- politician Imran Khan for allegedly terming Sindhis as "slaves".

Drought kills nine people in Pak's Sindh province district

 Nine people, including infants, died today from malnutrition in a drought-hit remote Sindh province district, home to thousands of minority Hindus in Pakistan.

Bus crash in southern Pakistan kills 56 people

At least 56 people were killed Tuesday when a passenger bus collided head-on with a goods truck in southern Pakistan, officials said.

Drought, poor health-care kill 275 children in Pak's Sindh

At least 275 children have died in the last eleven months due to an unabated drought and lack of health care facilities in a remote Sindh province district, home to thousands of minority Hindus in Pakistan.

Pak Hindus demand dual voting rights for non-Muslims

A leading Hindu organisation in Pakistan on Tuesday passed a resolution demanding the government and all political parties to bring a constitutional amendment allowing non-Muslims to cast dual vote to elect their representative of national and provincial assemblies.

MP Guv issues directives to rectify mistake in national anthem in school textbooks

Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav has directed the state government to correct the word 'Sindhu' to 'Sindh' in the National Anthem published incorrectly in various text-books of MP State Board.

Errant Taliban tweet claims spokesman in Pakistan

An apparently errant tweet by the Taliban's spokesman in Afghanistan gave his location as being in neighbouring Pakistan.

US lawmakers asks Sharif to protect religious minorities

Expressing deep concern over human rights violations in the Sindh province of Pakistan, influential American lawmakers have asked Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to protect Hindus, Christians and other religious minorities in the country.

Heat wave in Pak`s Sindh province kills 53 at sufi saint`s urs

At least 53 people, attending an annual festival of a sufi saint, have died due to a heat wave in Pakistan`s southern Sindh province.

One dead, 30 injured in southern Pakistan quakes

At least one person was killed and 30 others were injured when a series of quakes hit southern Pakistan on Friday, officials said.

Thousands mark Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto`s death anniv in home town

Thousands of people gathered on Friday in the hometown of former Pakistan Prime Minister Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto in the southern Sindh province to mark his 35th death anniversary.

Musharraf trial: Prosecution chief says he will not quit case

The prosecution chief in the high treason trial of Pakistan`s former military ruler Pervez Musharraf on Friday said he will pursue the case to its "logical conclusion" and denied he was thinking of quitting.

Hindu temple set on fire in Pakistan over alleged blasphemy

A Hindu temple have been set on fire by a frenzied mob in Pakistan`s southern Sindh province over alleged desecration of a holy book, marring Holi celebrations and prompting authorities to impose a curfew in the area.

Musharraf`s indictment for treason March 14

A three-judge court hearing a high treason case against former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf Thursday said he will be indicted March 14 as directed earlier.