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11-year-old boy raped allegedly by three men in Taxila

11-year-old boy raped allegedly by three men in Taxila

An 11-year-old boy was sexually assaulted by three young men in Muslim Colony area of Taxila, police said on Friday. The three alleged suspects were arrested during raids conducted at their homes, and cases were subsequently registered against them on a complaint by the victim’s father, Station House Officer (SHO) Taxila Chaudhry Riaz told DawnNewsTV. A […]

Top court acquits three men sentenced by BHC for involvement in 2011 bus carnage

Top court acquits three men sentenced by BHC for involvement in 2011 bus carnage

The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday acquitted three men who had been sentenced by the Balochistan High Court (BHC), and imprisoned for seven years, for their involvement in an attack on a passenger bus in Sibi, citing a lack of evidence. The men, Rehmatullah, Abdul Rehman and Murad Ali, were accused of setting a passenger […]

Two Hazara men shot dead in Quetta

Two Hazara men shot dead in Quetta

The gunmen opened fire at a shop on Jamaluddin Afghani Road. The victims were identified as 45-year-old Mohammad Ali s/o Khan Ali and 22-year-old Jafar. They were uncle and nephew. The deceased were residents of Alamdar Road and were members of Hazara community. “It is a sectarian killing,” said a senior police officer. Both men […]

Pakistani journalist working for international media outlets escaped an abduction attempt by armed men in broad daylight

Pakistani journalist working for international media outlets escaped an abduction attempt by armed men in broad daylight

Islamabad, Pakistan (Asghar Ali Mubarak) Taha Siddiqui, an independent Pakistani journalist reporting for international media outlets, on Wednesday escaped an abduction attempt by armed men in broad daylight. The brazen attack, which took place on the busy Islamabad expressway on the morning of January 10th, is a prominent example of the impunity with which violent […]

India mob kill two Muslim men over suspected cow theft

India mob kill two Muslim men over suspected cow theft

AFP Two Muslim men have died after they were attacked by Indian villagers who suspected them of stealing cows, police said Monday, the latest such attack over the animal Hindus consider sacred. Police in the northeastern state of Assam said they had registered a murder case over the deaths of Abu Hanifa and Riyazuddin Ali […]

Women make better leaders than men: study

Women make better leaders than men: study

By News Desk PHOTO: UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA Women are better suited to being leaders as compared to men, a new study has concluded. The study, led by Professor Øyvind L Martinsen, head of Leadership and Organisational Behaviour at the BI Norwegian Business School, analysed the personality and characteristics of nearly 3,000 managers. Of the five […]

Stark inequality: Oxfam says eight men own half the world’s wealth

Stark inequality: Oxfam says eight men own half the world’s wealth

DAVOS, Switzerland (Yes news) — The gap between the super-rich and the poorest half of the global population is starker than previously thought, with just eight men, from Bill Gates to Michael Bloomberg, owning as much wealth as 3.6 billion people, according to an analysis by Oxfam released Monday. Presenting its findings on the dawn […]