Peshawar, Pakistan Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Pakistan, Afghanistan border peace a priority: Army ChiefRead the original story

    Jul 9, 2016 |

    Peshawar, July 9 : Asserting that peace and stability along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border is the top priority of Pakistan military, Army Chief General Raheel Sharif said this is a commitment. General Raheel made the statement on a visit to the forward lines in North and South Waziristan agencies Eid-ul-Fitr.


  2. Online campaign seeks release of Mumbai man from Pakistani jailRead the original story

    Jul 9, 2016 |

    Mumbai, July 9 : A social group on Saturday started an online petition to press for the release of Hamid N. Ansari, a Mumbaikar who is languishing in a Pakistani jail since nearly four years. An engineer-cum-MBA, Ansari, 31, a resident of Andheri suburb, had gone to Kabul, Afghanistan for a job interview in November 2012.


  3. Muslim Clerics Issue Fatwa on Transgender Rights in PakistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 |

    Last week, 50 Muslim clerics associated with the Tanzeem Ittehad-i-Ummat religious law organization in Lahore, Pakistan issued a fatwa granting transgender people the right to marry under Islamic law. A transgender person with "visible signs of being male" may marry either a transgender woman with "visible signs of being female" or a non-transgender woman.


  4. NIA digs up suspects' statements to find if preacher inspired themRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 | The Times of India

    The NIA, which has arrested 34 IS recruits till now, is also studying recent speeches of controversial preachers whose names have figured during interrogation of arrested persons. New Delhi: With the alleged hate speeches by controversial preacher Zakir Naik coming under the scanner for influencing youngsters towards terrorism, the National Investigation Agency has started analysing statements of Islamic State, al-Qaida in the Indian Subcontinent and Indian Mujahideen terrorists arrested in the past who claimed to have been inspired by sermons of such preachers.


  5. Legendary Pakistani social worker Edhi dies at 88Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 | Deseret News

    In this Monday, Aug. 2, 2010 file photo, Pakistan's humanitarian leader Abdul Sattar Edhi collects donations at a roadside in Peshawar, Pakistan. The family of Pakistan's legendary philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi say he has died at a hospital in Karachi.


  6. For Jagjivan Ram the panacea for social ills lay in integration, not confrontationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | The Indian Express

    July 6 marked the death anniversary of the Dalit leader who emerged from the rural hinterlands of Bihar to serve as a Union minister for more than four decades in independent India. Babu Jagjivan Ram held significant portfolios like defence, railways, agriculture and irrigation and went on to become the first and only Dalit deputy prime minister in the first non- Congress government.


  7. Afghan refugees face repatriation after 30 years in PakistanRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2016 |

    Peshawar, July 7 : Afghan refugees, who fled to Pakistan three decades ago carrying few belongings, are now facing an ultimatum from the Islamabad government to return to Afghanistan, a country that is still in the throes of conflict. The war between Afghanistan and the then Soviet Union forced three million Afghans to cross the border to seek asylum in neighbouring Pakistan, which last week extended their residency status for six more months, with a warning that after that they must leave, EFE news reported.


  8. NASA Images Show Toxic Air Challenge Choking Indian SubcontinentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | Bloomberg

    The mega-city of New Delhi has tried everything from banning diesel guzzling SUVs to taking about half the city's cars off the streets in a fight against air pollution. Officials may yet have to do much, much more, based on National Aeronautics and Space Administration satellite research.


  9. Two dead in aerial firing during Eid celebrations in Pak's Bannu regionRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2016 |

    Bannu , July 6 : At least two people were killed and eight others injured in a celebratory firing on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr in Pakistan's Bannu's Frontier Region today. Officials of the political administration confirmed the casualties saying the injuries and deaths were caused when people fired aerial shots after Eid prayers in Bakkakhel area, reports the Express Tribune.


  10. 18 bodies recovered from monsoon casualties06-Jul-1615Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2016 | Daily Times

    PESHAWAR: The Provincial Disaster Management Authority said on Tuesday that 11 bodies were still missing while 18 bodies swept away by the flashfloods in Chitral have been recovered so far. Official spokesperson of the disaster management body Latif Ur Rehman said persistent relief activities in Flood affected areas of Chitral were underway.


  11. Reading Between the Lines of Obama's Drone-Casualty ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2016 | Slate Magazine

    Supporters of Defense of Pakistan Council protest in Peshawar against U.S. drone strikes in the Pakistani tribal region on Nov. 10, 2013. Just before the Fourth of July holiday weekend, President Barack Obama released data on how many people - combatants and civilians - that his drone strikes have killed since he took office.


  12. Dozens killed, houses destroyed in Pakistan after flash floods wreak havocRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2016 | Big News

    PESHAWAR, Pakistan - Torrential rainfall wrecked havoc in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province with the south west part of Chitral district being most affected by the flooding of the Chitral river. Reports from the region confirmed that 31 people were killed, 30 houses were demolished and at least 17 people were reportedly missing after torrential rainfall in the region triggered storms and flash floods near the Pakistan-Afghanistan border.


  13. Pakistan floods kill 28 in Chitral districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2016 | Times of Oman

    Pakistani children affected by flooding sit on higher ground in the village of Nagar in Chitral on July 3, 2016. AFP Pakistani children affected by flooding sit on higher ground in the village of Nagar in Chitral on July 3, 2016.


  14. Medical Memos: UMass Memorial Medical Group adds doctorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Dr. Evelyn Morris received her medical degree from Mysore Medical College, Mysore University, India, where she also completed her residency program in anatomic and clinical pathology, as well as a residency in internal medicine and fellowship in geriatric medicine at Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center, New York Medical College, Bronx, N.Y. She is specializing in internal medicine and geriatrics at UMass Memorial Medical Group at Northboro Crossing in Northboro. Dr. Robina Yaqub received her medical degree from Khyber Medical College in Peshawar, Pakistan, and completed a residency program at Coney Island Hospital in Brooklyn, N.Y. She is board-certified in internal medicine.


  15. 33 killed in flash floods in Pakistan's K-P provinceRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2016 |

    Peshawar, July 3 : At least 33 people, including eight security officials, were killed after torrential rains hit parts of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan, triggering flash floods in the area. Officials said as many as 17 people are reportedly missing in Ursoon Village while as many were injured due to flash floods in the area.


  16. Calling AbdaliansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2016 | Light Within

    Comfortably tucked in green hills north of Islamabad, Hasan Abdal is situated right on the Grand Trunk Road. The town's claims to fame are Cadet College and temple of Panja Sahib.


  17. Flash floods kill 33 in northern Pakistan: officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2016 | The Peninsula

    A shopkeeper tries to save belongings as residents use a bridge covered with floodwater after heavy rain in Nowshera District on the outskirts of Peshawar. Peshawar, Pakistan: Flash floods caused by torrential monsoon rains have killed at least 33 people in northern Pakistan, the majority from a village near the border with Afghanistan, officials said Sunday.


  18. Pakistan floods kill 28, including worshippers at mosqueRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2016 | UAport

    By Jibran Ahmed PESHAWAR, Pakistan Flash floods triggered by heavy rain have killed at least 28 people in northern Pakistan, officials said on Sunday, including some who were swept away while praying at a mosque.


  19. Pakistan extends Afghan refugees stay until en...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | The Peninsula

    Afghan women, clad in burqas, stand outside a shop at a market in Peshawar, Pakistan June 29, 2016. Islamabad: Islamabad granted Afghan refugees an extra six months to remain in Pakistan Wednesday as authorities stepped up efforts to work with the UN and Kabul to relocate camps to Afghanistan.


  20. Pakistani clerics issue decree on transgender rights under Islamic lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | Los Angeles Times

    People mourn the death of Alisha, a transgender woman who was shot eight times and died three days after being admitted to a hospital. Her friends say medical professionals taunted her, rather than treat her.