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Blast in Pakistan’s Lahore kills 65

A suicide bomber kills 65 people and injures more than 280 others, mostly women and children, at a public park in the Pakistani city of Lahore, striking at the heart of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's political base of Punjab.

July 22, 2018
July 22, 2018

Pakistan polls: Candidate commits suicide facing opposition from family

Election proceedings in the National Assembly (NA)-103 and the Provincial Assembly of Punjab (PP)-103 constituencies in Pakistan are stopped after an independent candidate running for both the constituencies reportedly commits suicide over facing opposition from family to his campaign.

March 27, 2016
March 27, 2016

Blast in Pakistan’s Lahore kills 65

A suicide bomber kills 65 people and injures more than 280 others, mostly women and children, at a public park in the Pakistani city of Lahore, striking at the heart of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's political base of Punjab.

February 29, 2016
February 29, 2016

Pakistan hangs killer of governor Salman Taseer

Pakistan hangs the former police bodyguard who shot dead Punjab's governor over his opposition to blasphemy laws, officials say.

February 29, 2016
February 29, 2016

Pakistan hangs killer of Punjab governor

Pakistan hangs former police bodyguard who shot dead Punjab's governor over his opposition to blasphemy laws, officials say.

January 3, 2016
January 3, 2016

Fresh gunfire, blasts at raided Indian air base

Gunfire and blasts are heard at an Indian Air Force base attacked by militants a day earlier, as security forces hunted two gunmen still at large in the sprawling facility near the border with Pakistan.

October 20, 2015
October 20, 2015

Why are indian sikhs angry?

Sikhs in the northern Indian state of Punjab stage protests, enforced strikes and blocked roads in several towns and cities in the past week.

October 15, 2015
October 15, 2015

India’s most polarizing animal

This is not the first time the cow has become mixed up with politics. Conflicts over cow slaughter sparked religious riots in India.

August 10, 2015
August 10, 2015

Pakistan probes child abuse scandal

Seven people have been arrested in eastern Pakistan on suspicion of involvement in a child sexual abuse and extortion scandal.

July 27, 2015
July 27, 2015

Gurdaspur attack: 10 killed in Indian police station siege

Gunmen in army uniform kill five people including a policeman in what is suspected to be a terror attack in Indian state of Punjab bordering Pakistan.

May 21, 2015
May 21, 2015

Pakistan charges 106 over kiln deaths

Pakistan has charged 106 people with murder after a Christian couple was beaten and burnt to death by a mob in Punjab province over blasphemy allegations.