Monthly Archives: September 2015

No let-up in suffering of Pakistani families

Six days after Mina incident, dozens of Pakistani families still searching for loved ones who have disappeared after the Hajj stampede that left more than 1,000 dead pilgrims.

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Rangers kill four in overnight encounters

During his actions during the night, paramilitary Rangers eliminated four terrorists in the Lyari area of Karachi. View Fayyaz Younus report.

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Two terrorists killed in DG Khan shootout

Dera Ghazi Khan: Two terrorists were shot dead in a gun battle with security forces in the mountainous chain-Sakhi Sarwar, about 25 kilometers from the city DG Khan on Wednesday. According to police sources, DG Khan police received information that terrorists were in the camp-Sakhi Sarwar area. Police as well as other law enforcement agencies raided the area to catch the bandits. During the exchange … Continue reading

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46 Pakistanis confirmed dead in Mina; 53 still missing

ISLAMABAD: Ministry of Religious Affairs of Pakistan has confirmed the martyrdom of 46 Pakistani pilgrims in Mina stampede, 53 said it was still missing six days after the incident, According to information posted on the official website of the ministry, 46 Pakistani pilgrims have been martyred while 40 others are wounded. Your data have been published on the website: www.hajjinfo.org According to official data, at … Continue reading

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Govt to send bereaved family members to Saudi Arabia

ISLAMABAD Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, has decided that the government would send to the relatives of the martyred pilgrims to Saudi Arabia. Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Religious Affairs has been directed to make arrangements in this regard, said a press release PM House. The members of the bereaved family of Shaheed pilgrims who lost their lives in Mina crane shock and tragedy would be … Continue reading

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44 Pakistanis confirmed dead in Mina; 62 still missing

ISLAMABAD: Ministry of Religious Affairs of Pakistan has confirmed the martyrdom of 44 Pakistani pilgrims in Mina stampede, with 62 missing four days after the incident, According to information posted on the official website of the ministry, 44 Pakistani pilgrims have been martyred while 35 others are injured. Your data have been published on the website: www.hajjinfo.org According to official data, the pilgrims injured are … Continue reading

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SC stays by-polls in NA-154; restores Baloch as MNA

ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court Tuesday suspended the decision of an electoral court to order re-election in the seat, NA-154 National Assembly (Lodhran) in Punjab, The apex court also restored memberships mounting PML-N MNA Siddique Baloch who won the constituency in 2013 and was declared ineligible over his fake degree on August 26 by a local electoral court in Multan. A bank of three members SC issued … Continue reading

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Pakistan pledges continued support to UN peacekeeping

UNITED NATIONS: Pakistan on Monday, as part of its commitment to continue supporting the peace efforts of the UN, pledged to provide UAV surveillance, additional helicopters, mobile hospitals and modern communications equipment for its forces in war zones. Addressing the summit on peacekeeping UN co-hosted by President Barack Obama and the United Nations, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that Pakistan along supported efforts to … Continue reading

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Karachi to suffer another heat spell till October 7

KARACHI: Mercury feared, after two days, to expand higher grades once posed a new wave retracement of the heatwave in Karachi, according to forecasts from the Met Office on Monday. According to the Meteorological Department, the fresh wave of heat spell can be maintained for as long as a week with temperatures touching feared around 39 ° C to 40 ° C. Meteorological office said … Continue reading

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Nine Pakistanis martyred in Mina stampede, 316 missing

ISLAMABAD: The number of Pakistani Hajj pilgrims martyred in Friday’s stampede in Mina mounted to nine, as government authorities issued details of the deceased and injured, According to recent reports nine Hajj pilgrims were martyred and 17 others were injured in the incident. The deceased include Shoaib Hafsa, Zarin Naseem, Syeda Narjis Shahnaz Bibi Zainab, Arshad Mahmood, Rasheedan Bibi, Zahid Gul, Dr. Amir Ali Lashari … Continue reading

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