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Peshawar: Special persons have demanded of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government to increase job quota for them from two to three per cent on the pattern of the Punjab Province. Speaking at a news conference at the Peshawar Press Club on Monday, Pakistan Association of the Blind, Khyber ...
police could have prevented the rape and murder of a child in Pakistan if they had more thoroughly investigated previous similar cases, the country's High Court said Monday. Zainab Ansari--believed to be seven years old although some reports describe her as six or eight--disappeared on January 4.

Three people including Aasia's alleged lover and her aunt, who are suspected to have a role in the whole plot, have been arrested by police. However, the young woman from Pakistan, Punjab Province, denied all of the allegations levelled against her when the accused were presented before the media.
Islamabad: Pakistan police on Friday continued its hunt for a serial killer who they say raped and murdered a seven-year-old girl in the Kasur city of Punjab Province. The girl, who was being looked after by her uncle while her parents were away on a pilgrimage, had gone missing on Thursday last week, ...
In Mirpur city, a large number of people brought out a procession from Allama Iqbal Road and marched through major city streets chanting slogans against the repeated incidents of child abuse in Kasur and various other parts of Punjab Province. The protesters were holding placards bearing slogans in ...

Recently, Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD), a front for the Lashkar-e-Taiba militant group, held a rally and protest in Gujaranwala in Punjab Province, and pledged to launch wars against the United States, Israel, India and former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. Ahsanullah, Amir JuD, criticized Sharif for not acting ...
Islamabad: Pakistan police on Friday continued its hunt for a serial killer who they say raped and murdered a seven-year-old girl in the Kasur city of Punjab Province. The girl, who was being looked after by her uncle while her parents were away on a pilgrimage, had gone missing on Thursday last week, ...
The girl in Kasur district of Punjab Province was abducted last week outside her home. Her body was found in a rubbish dump on Tuesday. She had gone to a religious tuition centre near her house in Kasur city, some 50 km from Lahore, on January 5 from where a man said to be a 'serial killer' abducted ...
People attend a funeral of a Pakistani girl who was raped and killed, in Kasur, Pakistan. Pakistani police said a mob angered over the recent rape and murder of an 8-year-old girl has attacked a police station in eastern Punjab Province, triggering clashes that left at least two people dead and several injured ...
H1N1 flu returns: Dawn. Patients suffering from H1N1 influenza receive medical treatment at a hospital in Multan, Punjab Province, Pakistan, on Jan 5, 2018. PHOTO: EPA-EFE. Published. 1 hour ago. facebook twitter WhatsApp email More. Share Tweet Linkedin Pin Google+ Reddit Print Purchase Article. Permalink:.
The city is about 30 miles from Lahore, the capital of Punjab Province. News of the killing, and unconfirmed reports that the girl had been raped, swept through Pakistani news programs and social media, and nationally known politicians demanded her killer be found. Zainab had been missing since Jan.
According to court records, Mansha, 58, was arrested in September 2008 after the imam of a mosque in the Bahawalnagar district in Punjab Province told authorities that Mansha had desecrated a copy of the Quran. A Punjab judge convicted Mansha of blasphemy and sent him to life in prison in 2009.
Multan: Pledging to address the grievances of the people of south Punjab, Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Friday said his party will establish a new south Punjab Province to give people their due share. Speaking to a large gathering in Multan, a major southern city of ...
Irrespective of the impending challenges, the province of Punjab continues to show signs of improvement. There is no denying that the current government in the province has come a long way in terms of laying the necessary groundwork to make essential and gradual interventions in areas related to ...
An eight-year-old girl identified only as Zainab went missing six days ago in the northeastern Kasur city of Punjab Province. Her body was found in a garbage dump on Tuesday night. Her death kicked off a social media campaign where citizens expressed outrage over government apathy towards repeated ...
OKARA-Okara district stands 13th in Punjab Province and 1st in Sahiwal division by population , according to results of the recent census conducted under election Reforms Act. Results of the census reveal that Lahore district stands 1st, Faisalabad district 2nd, Multan 3rd, Rawalpindi 4th, Gujranwala 5th, ...

The meeting ordered inquiry into corruption worth billions committed by 56 public limited companies in the Punjab Province. The Department of Financial Services (DFS) has fined Habib Bank and its New York branch $225m for its failure to comply with New York's laws and regulations designed to combat ...
Lahore: Thick fog descended on plain areas of Punjab Province on Friday morning, leading to closure of various sections of the Motorway owing to low visibility. According to a spokesman of the Motorway police, Motorway M-2 Islamabad was closed for all kinds of traffic. Motorway M-2 from Kot Momin to ...
The Katas Raj temple in Chakwal district of Punjab Province is one of the Hindu community's most well-known places of worship. ... Court on Tuesday expressed its concern over the absence of statues of Lord Ram and Hanuman at the Katas Raj temple complex in Punjab Province's Chakwal district.
Lahore - The Punjab Province has witnessed a sizeable decrease in the incidents of fake police encounters or extra-judicial killings during the current year as compared to the previous. At least 226 alleged criminals were killed in 203 "police encounters" during the first 10 months of this year across the ...
Critics in Pakistan, however, complain about an unfair implementation of CPEC projects and a lack of transparency, saying the most populous province of Punjab is taking away a majority of power plants being installed along the corridor. There are also concerns Chinese nationals and products will flood ...
Let me phrase this simply by saying that if a doctor wants to be a child specialist (pediatrician), there is big chance that he/she might not get a seat in pediatrics in the entire Punjab Province. This doctor may be able to secure a seat in dermatology or psychiatry instead. Considering this: the doctor is in a ...
This photograh taken on November 7, 2017, shows Pakistani horse riders holding lances that are used to pick up pegs at a tent-pegging competition during an annual festival at the village of Kot Fateh Khan in Attock district in Punjab Province. The competition can be tough and dangerous. (Photo: AFP).
Lahore: A woman has been killed allegedly by her husband after an argument over serving him cold dinner in Pakistan's Punjab Province, a media report said. Feroz Khan, a resident of Lahore's Factory Area, had an argument with his wife Roshan Bibi for serving him cold food on Wednesday, The Express ...
The minister's home in eastern Punjab Province was twice attacked by Islamists in recent days though he was not there at the time. The government agreed not to seek any compensation from the organizers for the damage caused to government and public property during Saturday's violence in Islamabad, ...
... supporters in the state system to use the clashes in Islamabad as a detonator for riots in other parts of the country, especially Punjab Province ...
His land, and that around him in Punjab Province, depends on rain to grow crops and rainfall has become much more uncertain as climate ...
Lahore: Most of Tajammul Abbas's 17 acres of farmland produces nothing but fodder for his buffalo and three goats. His land, and that around him in Punjab Province, depends on rain to grow crops and rainfall has become much more uncertain as climate change takes hold, leading to lost harvests.
... college students have been sentenced to 75 years in prison by a court for raping and killing an 11-year-old boy in the Punjab Province.
Punjab Province police arrested Husnain Raza on April 25, 2016. Authorities charged him with disturbing public peace and tranquility and ...
Fifty activists of the Tehreek-i- Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) have been arrested in Pakistan's Punjab Province for blocking roads, authorities said ...
Lahore: Pakistani authorities have written to the Punjab home department asking it to take stringent measures for the security of detained ...
Lahore: At least 27 people were killed and 69 others injured after a speeding passenger bus fell into a ravine in Pakistan's Punjab Province, ...
A speeding bus carrying over 100 passengers fell into a ravine killing at least 24 people and injuring 69 others in Pakistan's Punjab Province, ...
Lahore: At least 27 people were killed and 69 others injured after a speeding passenger bus fell into a ravine in Pakistan's Punjab Province, ...
Islamabad: Smog is causing chaos in the Pakistani province of Punjab close to the Indian border, in particular the densely populated ...
Irrespective of the impending challenges, the province of Punjab continues to show signs of improvement. There is no denying that the current government in the province has come a long way in terms of laying the necessary groundwork to make essential and gradual interventions in areas related to ...
AMRITSAR: Pakistan's Punjab government is keeping an eye on the developments to contain the stubble burning in bordering Indian states ...
Lahore, Nov 14 Fifty activists of the Tehreek-i- Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) have been arrested in Pakistan's Punjab Province for blocking roads, ...
Mansab Ali, a resident of Jalapur Bhatian police station Hafizabad, some 200km from Lahore, told police that his neighbour Ansar Hussain ...
The Punjab Environment Protection Department (EPD) has also confirmed the presence of alarmingly high level of smog-causing pollutants in ...
Meanwhile, the interior ministry has extended the stay of Rangers in Punjab Province for two more months. The Rangers have been deployed ...
Pakistan's Punjab Province Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said that it is time to say goodbye to US aid after President Donald Trump made ...
Pakistan has over 10,000 transgender population, with 64.4 per cent of them living in the country's largest Punjab Province, according to ...
Lahore: A Pakistan Air Force (PAF) jet F7-PG crashed near Sargodha in Punjab Province while on routine operational training mission on ...
Lahore[Pakistan],August 17 (ANI):A Pakistan Air Force (PAF) jet F7-PG crashed near Sargodha in Punjab Province while on routine operational ...
Bengal, of course, had been partitioned earlier while the prosperous and thriving province of Punjab - where different communities coexisted ...
Displacement of Sikhs, Muslims, Hindus. Partition, through the Punjab Province, displaced an estimated 14 million Sikhs, Muslims and Hindus.
Multan - PTI Vice Chairman Makhdoom Shah Mehmood Qureshi declared on Saturday that his party will give identity to the residents of ...


 

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