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Indonesia quake death toll rises to 91; tourists evacuated

Indonesia quake death toll rises to 91; tourists evacuated

Indonesia evacuated hundreds of tourists from popular resorts and sent rescuers fanning across the holiday island of Lombok Monday after a powerful quake killed at least 91 people and reduced thousands of buildings to rubble. The shallow 6.9-magnitude quake sparked terror among tourists and locals alike, coming just a week after another deadly tremor surged […]

COAS confirms death sentence of 12 ‘hardcore terrorists’

COAS confirms death sentence of 12 ‘hardcore terrorists’

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa on Friday confirmed the death sentences of 12 “hardcore terrorists” sentenced by military courts, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said. The convicts “were involved in heinous offences related to terrorism” including attacks on security and law enforcement agencies, destruction of an educational institution and a […]

Gen Bajwa confirms death sentences of 12 terrorists: ISPR

Gen Bajwa confirms death sentences of 12 terrorists: ISPR

Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday confirmed the death sentences awarded to “12 hardcore terrorists” by the military courts, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said. The terrorists “were involved in heinous offences related to terrorism, including the killing of innocent civilians, attacking law enforcement agencies and the armed forces,” read a statement issued […]

SC rejects Imran Ali’s appeal against death penalty in Zainab murder case

SC rejects Imran Ali’s appeal against death penalty in Zainab murder case

The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday rejected the appeal of convict Imran Ali against the death sentence handed to him for the rape and murder of six-year-old Zainab Amin in Kasur earlier this year. A three-judge bench at the Lahore registry, comprising Justices Asif Saeed Khosa, Manzoor Ahmed Malik and Mansoor Ali Shah, rejected Imran’s […]

Death toll from south India protests rises to 13

Death toll from south India protests rises to 13

TUTICORIN, India;A protester shot during demonstrations against a copper plant in southern India died of his injuries Thursday, officials said, the 13th victim killed by police fire. A curfew remained in pockets of Tuticorin city in Tamil Nadu state where police used live ammunition to disperse protesters this week, provoking international outrage and demands for […]

Pakistan’s qawwali music fights to be heard after Amjad Sabri’s death

Pakistan’s qawwali music fights to be heard after Amjad Sabri’s death

(AFP) – Nearly two years after Pakistan’s foremost qawwali singer Amjad Sabri was gunned down in Karachi, the devotional music of Islam’s Sufi mystical sect is struggling to survive, as fears of sectarianism and modern pressures slowly drown out its powerfully hypnotic strains. Thousands poured into the streets near Sabri’s family home after his death […]

NA speaker and acting speaker condole the death of MNA Muhammad Ayaz Soomro

NA speaker and acting speaker condole the death of MNA Muhammad Ayaz Soomro

By, Asghar Ali Mubarak; 20 March 2018 Islamabad March 20, 2018: Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq and Acting Speaker National Assembly Murtaza Javed Abbasi have expressed their profound grief over the sad demise of Member National Assembly, Muhammad Ayaz Soomro. In their separate condolence messages to bereaved family, the Speaker and the Acting Speaker expressed their […]

Lahore, An Anti-Terrorism Court handed down death sentence on four counts in Kasur rape and murder case

Lahore, An Anti-Terrorism Court handed down death sentence on four counts in Kasur rape and murder case

By; Asghar Ali Mubarak, February, 17, 2018 Lahore; An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) handed down on Saturday death sentence on four counts to culprit Imran in the rape and murder case of minor Zainab. The verdict was announced by ATC judge Sajjad Ahmed. He has been sentenced on four grounds—murdering a child, kidnapping a child, rape […]

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has confirmed death sentences for seven hardcore terrorists who were tried by military courts, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR)

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has confirmed death sentences for seven hardcore terrorists who were tried by military courts, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR)

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has confirmed death sentences for seven hardcore terrorists who were tried by military courts, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Friday. Islamabad: (Asghar Ali Mubarak) According to the military’s media wing, the terrorists were involved in “heinous offences related to terrorism, including abducting and slaughtering […]

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