Several dead, scores injured in Pakistan hotel blaze

Several dead, scores injured in Pakistan hotel blaze

A fire at a luxury hotel in the Pakistani city of Karachi killed at least 11 people and injured dozens on Monday, media reported. The blaze broke out in a ground floor kitchen of the Regent Plaza hotel and trapped guests in upper floors, the English-language Dawn newspaper reported. The hotel has more than 400 […]

Several dead, scores injured in Pakistan hotel blaze

Several dead, scores injured in Pakistan hotel blaze

  A fire at a luxury hotel in the Pakistani city of Karachi killed at least 11 people and injured dozens on Monday, media reported. The blaze broke out in a ground floor kitchen of the Regent Plaza hotel and trapped guests in upper floors, the English-language Dawn newspaper reported. The hotel has more than […]

Pakistan accuses India of deadly bus shelling in Kashmir

Pakistan accuses India of deadly bus shelling in Kashmir

At least nine people were killed and seven others wounded in cross-border fire which hit a Pakistani bus in disputed Kashmir on Wednesday, officials said, in the latest deadly skirmish between India and Pakistan. The incident came a day after India said three of its soldiers had been killed by Pakistani troops and threatened “retribution”, […]

IS group claims deadly bombing at remote Pakistan shrine

IS group claims deadly bombing at remote Pakistan shrine

At least 52 people died and more than 100 others were injured Saturday in a bomb blast at a remote Sufi shrine in Pakistan, officials said, with the Islamic State group claiming the attack. The blast hit worshippers participating in a ceremony at the shrine of the Sufi saint Shah Noorani, some 750 kilometres (460 […]

‘Afghan girl’ from National Geographic cover arrested with fake papers in Pakistan

‘Afghan girl’ from National Geographic cover arrested with fake papers in Pakistan

An Afghan woman immortalised on a celebrated National Geographic magazine cover as a green-eyed 12-year-old girl was arrested Wednesday for living in Pakistan on fraudulent identity papers. The haunting image of Sharbat Gula, taken in a Pakistan refugee camp by photographer Steve McCurry in the 1980s, became the most famous cover image in the magazine’s […]

Dozens killed in attack on police academy in Pakistan’s Quetta

Dozens killed in attack on police academy in Pakistan’s Quetta

At least 59 people were killed and 117 critically wounded when gunman stormed a Pakistani police training academy in the southwestern city of Quetta, government officials said on Tuesday. Some 200 trainees were stationed at the facility when the attack occurred late on Monday, officials said, and some were taken hostage during the attack which […]

An evening with a great personality

An evening with a great personality

14 oct 2016 was a very special day for the members of Shahbano Mir Adab Academy. We all had a great honour to meet H.E Moin Ul Haq , the ambassador of Pakistan. A high profile personality so down to earth welcomed us warmly. Shahbano Mir introduced all the team members individually to the ambassador. […]

US drone strike kills IS group leader of Pakistan and Afghanistan

US drone strike kills IS group leader of Pakistan and Afghanistan

The Islamic State group’s leader in Afghanistan and Pakistan, Hafiz Saeed, was killed in July in a strike in the border region between the two countries, a US defense official said Friday. “They got him,” the official said, speaking on condition of anonymity ahead of an official announcement. The death of Saeed represents a major […]

Taliban and Islamic State group both claim Pakistan hospital bombing

Taliban and Islamic State group both claim Pakistan hospital bombing

The Pakistani Taliban and the Islamic State (IS) group have both claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing at Hospital in Quetta, Pakistan, that claimed 70 lives. The Jamaatul Ahara faction of the Pakistani Taliban said it “accepted responsibility” for the attack in the southwestern city of Quetta, and vowed more attacks “until the imposition of […]

Scores killed as bomb strikes hospital in Pakistan’s Quetta

Scores killed as bomb strikes hospital in Pakistan’s Quetta

A huge bomb went off on the grounds of a government-run hospital in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta on Monday, killing at least 53 people and wounding dozens, police said. Witnesses described horrifying scenes of bodies being scattered about and the wounded screaming out and crying for help. No group immediately claimed responsibility for […]

Scores killed as bomb strikes hospital in Pakistan’s Quetta

Scores killed as bomb strikes hospital in Pakistan’s Quetta

  A powerful bomb went off on the grounds of a government-run hospital in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta on Monday, killing at least 42 people and wounding dozens, police said. The blast took place shortly after the body of a prominent lawyer killed in a shooting attack earlier in the day was brought […]

England vs Pakistan live score and run updates from day three of the first Test at Lord’s

England vs Pakistan live score and run updates from day three of the first Test at Lord’s

England will be looking to bounce back on Saturday following a difficult day at Lord’s. Yasir Shah’s 5-64 was the star turn on a day when England’s suspect middle order again came ­unstuck with Alastair Cook and Joe Root carrying the heaviest load once more. At 253-7 England are still 86 runs adrift of Pakistan’s […]