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Pakistani prisoner’s family departs for India

NEW DELHI: Two family member of Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Ranjay, who is in a Chandigarh hospital after being attacked in a Jammu jail, have departed for India Tuesday after being granted permission from Indian officials. The two family members will arrive in Chandigarh via the Wagah-Attari border, according to a statement by the Pakistan High Commission. His two teenage sons ... Read More »

Life on standstill as MQM mourns Azizabad bombings

KARACHI/UNITED NEWS: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) is observing ‘day of peaceful mourning’ today (Sunday) across the province of Sindh and requested all citizens to show solidarity against the bombings in Azizabad near its Headquarter 90, leaving three dead and over 45 injured. Following Saturday night bombings in Azizabad, MQM Rabita Committee declaring Sunday the day of mourning had made an ... Read More »

Polls won’t even change faces, system change a far cry

BRIMINGHAM: Tahrik-e-Mihanjul Quran (TMQ) and Pakistan Awami Tahrik (PAT) Chief Dr. Tahirul Qadri said that those raising the slogan of change would be seen protesting against the stolen elections on May 11 night.  Addressing a large gathering of Overseas Pakistanis here, Dr. Tahirul Qadri anticipated that the May 11 elections would be the worst thus far held in Pakistan, as ... Read More »

Twin bomb blasts at MQM Election office near 90 office in Karachi kill 3, injure 33

 KARACHI: Two planted bombs went off approximately 20 minutes apart near a Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) election office killing at least three people and injuring 33 others on Saturday evening. The first blast was near an MQM election office that killed at least one person and injured five others. Additionally it damaged its walls and nearby vehicles. As rescue workers gathered to ... Read More »

Bilawal not return to Pakistan for Election

The PPP chief would not be present in Pakistan for the May 11 polling day due to serious security threats to his life.  KARACHI/UNITED NEWS: The Chief of the Pakistan People’s Party Bilawal Bhutto would not be present in Pakistan on Election Day. He has already left the country and would not be addressing any party rallies or meetings due ... Read More »

India demands justice as Sarabjit Singh dies in Pakistan

LAHORE: An Indian man on death row in Pakistan for espionage died Thursday after being attacked by fellow inmates, drawing criticism from India’s premier who called for justice in the “barbaric” case. Sarabjit Singh, who was sentenced 16 years ago over deadly bombings, died in the early hours of Thursday from injuries suffered in last week’s attack, a senior doctor ... Read More »

Army set to deploy 70,000 troops to ensure peaceful polls

RAWALPINDI – UNITED NEWS: The Army has begun deployment of as many as 70,000 troops across the country as part of elaborate security plan to ensure free, fair and peaceful parliamentary polls on May 11. The military spokesperson told reporters in Rawalpindi on Thursday that troops were being deployed in aid of the civil authorities under Article 245 of the Constitution. ... Read More »

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