“Instead of hoping that my dream of a better future for people having skin diseases in remote areas of the Punjab comes true, I am now afraid of being able to lead a peaceful life in Pakistan,” she says, clearly dejected. For two years, the 43 years old woman from Slovak Republic, Denisa Ol’ga . . . → Read More: Armed robbery leaves Slovak doctor disheartened
Media reported the hanging of Abdul Quader Molla in Bangladesh, a leading Jamaat-i-Islami leader; the first person to go to gallows for the alleged massacre of 1971. A leading newspaper reported, “Molla’s lawyers had protested the original order, saying the death penalty was awarded based on evidence given by only one prosecution witness, who had . . . → Read More: Fall of Dhaka: Some Facts
Police on Wednesday arrested three alleged kidnappers and recovered five children from them. The children, all under 12 years of age, claimed to have been sexually abused and forced to peddle drugs, steal and beg at various locations in the city.
Usama Tauqeer, resident of Muhammad Ali Town, Allama Iqbal Colony; Niaz (a gypsy), resident . . . → Read More: Police nab abductors, recover five chidlren
By Salis bin Perwaiz
KARACHI: Fifteen people, including workers of Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) and Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), were killed in separate incidents reported in the city on Monday. Syed Manzoor Hussain Abidi, 40, was shot dead in Surjani Town police limits. The incident took place on Monday night in Sector-7D, North Karachi, Surjani Town.
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Premature predictions raise concerns over media ethics
In an unbridled race to take lead in breaking news and exclusive footages, media, especially one particular TV channel, behaved irresponsibly and prompted all losers in the recently-held elections to get into the polling stations and maneuver elections as desired.
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We are the sons of Karachi. We grew up knowing danger like knowing how to ride a bicycle – memories that refuse to wear down with time. We have lived our lives with fear as a close companion. We boast the epitome of valour.
One too many a time, for one too many of us, it has taken away more . . . → Read More: Sons of Karachi
KARACHI: Target killing and enmity claimed four lives in Karachi on Wednesday,Express News reported.
Unknown men opened fire in Machar Colony and killed 17-year-old Yousuf, while a body, bearing torture marks, was recovered from Lea Market area. The body has not been identified yet, but the deceased is said to have been abducted before he was murdered.
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By Mansoor Mirani and Waseem Shamsi
Six activists of Pakistan People’s Party and a reporter of a TV channel were killed and 10 people, including three reporters and administrator of Khairpur Taluka Municipal Administration, injured when a group of gunmen opened fire on a public meeting in Sadoro Janwari village on Sunday night.
. . . → Read More: 7 killed in PPP meeting