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Angry passengers on board a PIA flight stopped former interior minister Rehman Malik and a Hindu lawmaker of the ruling PML-N from boarding the plane, accusing them of causing over two hours of delay. The Islamabad-bound Pakistan International Airlines flight PK-370 from Karachi was delayed by two and a half hours yesterday as it kept waiting for the arrival of Pakistan People's Party senator Malik and National Assembly member Dr Ramesh Kumar Wakwani.
QUETTA: The first day of a fresh polio vaccination campaign in Balochistan saw a Levies man killed as armed men attacked a polio team in the Pishin district on Monday, officials said. A Levies official who requested anonymity told Dawn that armed men opened fire at a polio team in Pishin's Karbala area and killed a Levies man.
Hundreds of people have died from the worst flooding in years in India and Pakistan. Tens of thousands of people are left homeless, with some still stranded in submerged homes.
KARACHI Pakistan People's Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said that dictatorships were in fact covert attacks on the survival of Pakistan, fully devoted to following its founder's mission and shine in future as a model democratic Muslim nation. According to a statement here on Monday, in his message on the occasion of International Day of Democracy, Bilawal said that Egyptian or Bangladeshi models were the perils roaming the minds of those who lack foresights.
Pakistan's government has been posed an unprecedented challenge. While huge crowds of demonstrators call for the overthrow of PM Sharif, hundreds of thousands more of flood victims are relying on him to deliver them the help they need to survive.
Pakistan 's Gujranwala, Sargodha and Bahawalpur Board position holders said in an interview that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan is a popular leader but refrained from supporting his sit-in protests that is affecting the country's economy, security as well as education. According to The Nation, ten students were interviewed whereby four students said that Imran Khan was the most famous leader.
In Tahll, a city near the border of Afghanistan and Pakistan's North Waziristan tribal region, one police officer was killed when six militants attacked a police station. Further south, in the city of Dera Ismail Khan, militants attacked the home of a police station chief, killing two of his brothers.
Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies At least 17 people were killed in Pakistan after a boat carrying a wedding party hit debris from a dyke that has been blown up to save a town from severe flooding.
Three paramilitary soldiers were killed when a group of militants launched a rocket attack on a mountain fort in Pakistan's troubled northwest early Sunday, security officials said. The midnight attack took place in the Spinwam area of North Waziristan tribal district on the Afghan border, where the military launched a major offensive against the Taliban and other insurgents in June.
Members of an Islamic charity group Falah-i-Insaniat Foundation, load relief goods on to a truck going to flood affected areas, in Karachi, Pakistan, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014.
13, 2014. . A Kashmiri carries items salvaged from his damaged house and he walks on a ladder to reach his neighbor's house in Srinagar, India, Saturday, Sept.
Military specialists blew up dikes in central Pakistan to divert swollen rivers and save cities from raging floods that have killed hundreds of people, authorities said Saturday, as officials stepped up efforts in India's part of Kashmir to prevent the spread of water-borne diseases there. In Pakistan, the breaches at the overflowing Chenab River were performed overnight as floodwaters reached Multan, a city famous for its Sufi saints.
Islamabad, Dhu-AlQa'dah 18, 1435, Sep 13, 2014, SPA - Authorities were struggling Saturday to rescue thousands of people stranded by floods in more than 100 villages in central Pakistan, dpa quoted officials as saying.
Indian and Pakistani business owners this week descended on an exhibition in New Delhi aimed at improving trade linkages between the countries. In 2011, when India and Pakistan resumed a bilateral discourse, commerce was billed as a key confidence-building measure to reducing distrust and lowering barriers.
Women supporters Pakistan's fiery Muslim cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri offer Friday prayers camping outside the parliament building in Islamabad, Pakistan, Sept. 12, 2014.
Najeeb, 60, woke to warnings that a flood was imminent in the Gogjibagh locality of Srinagar, Kashmir, where she and her husband live. Residents were advised to leave and move to safer areas.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 06:32 am
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