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A policeman stands guard at the burnt Hindu temple a day after a mob attack in a remote village in Karak district, some 160 kms southeast of Peshawar in this file picture from December 31, 2020. (AFP)

Pak provincial govt releases 3.48 cr for reconstruction of Hindu temple

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON APR 09, 2021 10:06 PM IST
The Hindu shrine was damaged by a mob led by radical Islamist party Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam.
An Afghan boy carries bread on his head in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, March 29, 2021. (AP)
An Afghan boy carries bread on his head in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, March 29, 2021. (AP)

'Don't need Covid-19 vaccines, give us money': Afghan refugees to Pak govt

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON APR 05, 2021 04:01 PM IST
At least 1.4 million Afghan refugees live in 54 camps across the country, mostly in the northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and southwestern Balochistan provinces, both of which border Afghanistan.
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party candidate Gurdeep Singh elected Senator from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. (PTI Photo)
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party candidate Gurdeep Singh elected Senator from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. (PTI Photo)

Gurdeep Singh becomes first minority leader to win Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2021 10:59 PM IST
The Election Commission authorities informed that five votes of minority candidates were rejected by the Presiding Officer.
Members of Pakistan Hindu Council hold a protest in Karachi on Thursday over the attack on a Hindu temple in Karak district.(AP)
Members of Pakistan Hindu Council hold a protest in Karachi on Thursday over the attack on a Hindu temple in Karak district.(AP)

Pak SC orders immediate rebuilding of vandalised Hindu temple

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 11, 2021 08:54 AM IST
The attack on the temple in Terri village in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Karak district by members of radical Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam party in December drew strong condemnation from human rights activists and the minority Hindu community leaders
Owner of Dilip Kumar's ancestral house Haji Lal Muhammad, said he would demand <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>25 crore from the provincial government for the property as and when approached by the Peshawar administration.(HT File Photo)
Owner of Dilip Kumar's ancestral house Haji Lal Muhammad, said he would demand 25 crore from the provincial government for the property as and when approached by the Peshawar administration.(HT File Photo)

Owner of actor Dilip Kumar's ancestral house in Pakistan refuses to sell it

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 06, 2021 05:32 PM IST
The provincial government last month fixed the price of the four marla (101 square metre) house, declared as a national heritage, in Peshawar at 80.56 lakh.
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government and Auqaf department have been directed to start the work immediately and submit a progress report in two weeks.(AFP)
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government and Auqaf department have been directed to start the work immediately and submit a progress report in two weeks.(AFP)

‘Restore temple in 2 weeks’: Pak SC

Hindustan Times, Islamabad | By Imtiaz Ahmad
PUBLISHED ON JAN 07, 2021 12:46 AM IST
Pakistan’s chief justice Gulzar Ahmed, who had taken suo motu notice of the attack, gave the ruling after minority lawmaker Ramesh Kumar briefed him about the temple being vandalised during their meeting in Karachi last week.
A policeman stands guard at a vandalised Hindu temple a day after a mob attack in Teri village in Karak district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Pakistan.(AFP)
A policeman stands guard at a vandalised Hindu temple a day after a mob attack in Teri village in Karak district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Pakistan.(AFP)

Restore vandalised temple in two weeks: Pak SC tells KP’s provincial govt

Hindustan Times, Islamabad | By Imtiaz Ahmad
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2021 05:03 PM IST
A Hindu temple was vandalised and set ablaze by hundreds of people in Teri village, Karak district, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, on December 30, 2020
Police officer stand guar in a Hindu temple which was set on fire and demolished by a mob led by Islamists, in Karak, Pakistan.(AP)
Police officer stand guar in a Hindu temple which was set on fire and demolished by a mob led by Islamists, in Karak, Pakistan.(AP)

Pakistan lawmaker says Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa govt will rebuild Hindu temple vandalised by mob

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar
UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2021 07:17 PM IST
The attack on the temple in Terri village in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s (KP) Karak district on Wednesday drew strong condemnation from human rights activists and the minority Hindu community leaders.
Members of Pakistan Hindu Council hold placards and shout slogans during a protest in Karachi on December 31, 2020, against a mob attack to a Hindu temple in a remote village in Karak district.(AFP)
Members of Pakistan Hindu Council hold placards and shout slogans during a protest in Karachi on December 31, 2020, against a mob attack to a Hindu temple in a remote village in Karak district.(AFP)

India lodges protest with Pakistan over Hindu temple’s demolition

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Meenakshi Ray
UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2021 05:46 PM IST
Shri Paramhans Ji Maharaj’s samadhi along with the Krishna Dwara Mandir in Teri village in the northwestern town of Karak was vandalised on Wednesday by a mob.
Members of Pakistan Hindu Council hold a protest in Karachi on Thursday over the attack on a Hindu temple in Karak district.(AP)
Members of Pakistan Hindu Council hold a protest in Karachi on Thursday over the attack on a Hindu temple in Karak district.(AP)

Dozens arrested for vandalising Hindu temple in Pakistan

Hindustan Times, Islamabad | By HT Correspondent & Agencies
UPDATED ON DEC 31, 2020 11:35 PM IST
The crackdown came even as the country’s chief justice, Gulzar Ahmed, on Thursday took suo motu notice of the attack on the place of worship in Teri village in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Karak district
The IGP said that firing occurred in the hujra, a traditional guest room in the Pashtoon society.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The IGP said that firing occurred in the hujra, a traditional guest room in the Pashtoon society.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Eight killed as firing breaks out during jirga proceedings in Pakistan

Peshawar | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Kunal Gaurav
PUBLISHED ON NOV 28, 2020 08:54 PM IST
The incident occurred at the hujra adjacent to the house of former member of the provincial assembly Sardar Ali at Chota Lahor in Swabi district of the province, district police Officer Imran Shahid said.
The US mission in Pakistan supports cultural preservation efforts across the country .(REUTERS)
The US mission in Pakistan supports cultural preservation efforts across the country .(REUTERS)

Pak, US jointly complete restoration work of Takht-i-Bahi Buddhist monastery

Peshawar | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Kunal Gaurav
PUBLISHED ON NOV 28, 2020 08:46 PM IST
US Consul General Gregory Macris virtually participated in the closing ceremony of the project at the monastery in Mardan in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province.
Twenty bodies were retrieved from the canal, while three people were pulled out alive.(AP)
Twenty bodies were retrieved from the canal, while three people were pulled out alive.(AP)

20 people killed in accident in Pakistan

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON NOV 11, 2020 01:38 PM IST
The vehicle was taking the passengers back home from a marriage ceremony when it fell in the canal in Dera Ismail Khan district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) province on Tuesday night.
A police officer points to the damaged roof while others survey the site of a bomb blast at a religious seminary in Peshawar, Pakistan on October 27.(Reuters)
A police officer points to the damaged roof while others survey the site of a bomb blast at a religious seminary in Peshawar, Pakistan on October 27.(Reuters)

At least 8 killed in blast at Peshawar seminary

Hindustan Times, Islamabad | By Imtiaz Ahmad
UPDATED ON OCT 28, 2020 05:12 AM IST
Police fear the number of casualties may increase because some of those injured are in a serious condition. Most of the victims were in Peshawar’s Lady Reading Hospital.
A woman carries sack of wheat and household goods while she wades through a flooded area of Dadu, a district in the Pakistan's southern Sindh province on Sunday.(AP Photo)
A woman carries sack of wheat and household goods while she wades through a flooded area of Dadu, a district in the Pakistan's southern Sindh province on Sunday.(AP Photo)

Nearly 50 people killed due to heavy monsoon rains in Pakistan in past 3 days

Islamabad | By Asian News International | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON AUG 10, 2020 05:53 AM IST
Rains have damaged around 100 homes and caused a breach in a flooded main canal, inundating villages in the Sindh province. Troops with boats rushed to the areas in the province on Sunday.
Villagers wade through a flooded area of Dadu, a district in Pakistan's southern Sindh province, Sunday.(AP)
Villagers wade through a flooded area of Dadu, a district in Pakistan's southern Sindh province, Sunday.(AP)

3 days of heavy monsoon rains kill 50 people across Pakistan

Pakistan | By Associated Press | Posted by Arpan Rai
PUBLISHED ON AUG 09, 2020 10:24 PM IST
Every year, many cities in Pakistan struggle to cope with the annual monsoon deluge, drawing criticism about poor planning. The monsoon season runs from July through September, during which swelling rivers cause damage to crops and infrastructure.
The Balakot attack, like India’s 2016 ground-launched surgical strike, targeted the enemy’s non-uniformed soldiers — terrorist proxies(PTI)
The Balakot attack, like India’s 2016 ground-launched surgical strike, targeted the enemy’s non-uniformed soldiers — terrorist proxies(PTI)

The Balakot strike was a turning point for India| Opinion

By Brahma Chellaney
UPDATED ON FEB 25, 2020 10:12 PM IST
In 12 months, no major Pakistan-sponsored attack has occurred. This underscores its game-changing potential
According to police Ravinder’s 18-year-old fiancée, Prem Kumari, did not want to marry him and planned his killing.(ANI Photo)
According to police Ravinder’s 18-year-old fiancée, Prem Kumari, did not want to marry him and planned his killing.(ANI Photo)

Pakistan Sikh man’s murder plotted by his fiancee: Police

Hindustan Times, Islamabad | By Imtiaz Ahmad
UPDATED ON JAN 11, 2020 01:22 AM IST
Ravinder was based in Malaysia and had come to Pakistan for his wedding to be held on January 28. He was found murdered in Chamkani area of Peshawar on Saturday night.
Amritsar, India- 11 December 2019::: A delegation of British Army led by Brig Celia Jane Harvey (C) comprising, Col. John Kendall (2L), Captain Craig Bickerton (L), Captain Jagjeet Singh Sohal (R) and Warrant officer Ashok Chauhan (R) paying obeisance at Golden Temple in Amritsar on Wednesday. December 11, 2019. (Photo by Sameer Sehgal/Hindustan Times)
Amritsar, India- 11 December 2019::: A delegation of British Army led by Brig Celia Jane Harvey (C) comprising, Col. John Kendall (2L), Captain Craig Bickerton (L), Captain Jagjeet Singh Sohal (R) and Warrant officer Ashok Chauhan (R) paying obeisance at Golden Temple in Amritsar on Wednesday. December 11, 2019. (Photo by Sameer Sehgal/Hindustan Times)

British army team visits Golden Temple, Saragarhi Memorial Gurdwara in Amritsar

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 11, 2019 11:43 PM IST
The delegation, led by Brigadier Celia Jane Harvey and comprising Colonel John Kendall, Captain Craig Bickerton, Captain Jagjeet Singh Sohal and warrant officer Ashok Chauhan, is on a week-long trip to India.
Sachin Tendulkar poses for a photo with IAF officers.(Sachin Tendulkar/ Twitter)
Sachin Tendulkar poses for a photo with IAF officers.(Sachin Tendulkar/ Twitter)

‘Had goosebumps seeing him lead IAF parade’: Sachin Tendulkar hails wing commander Abhinandan Varthaman

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 08, 2019 05:00 PM IST
Sachin, who was conferred with the Group Captain rank in September 2010, attended the celebrations where Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria was also present.
Picture of Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) facility destroyed by Indian Ar Force strikes in Balakot, Pakistan on Tuesday, Feb 26, 2019.(Photo: ANI)
Picture of Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) facility destroyed by Indian Ar Force strikes in Balakot, Pakistan on Tuesday, Feb 26, 2019.(Photo: ANI)

Jaish facility in Balakot bombed by IAF jets in February is fully functional again

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Shishir Gupta
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2019 10:28 AM IST
The development, with the blessings of Pakistan, follows India’s August decisions to revoke Article 370 of the constitution, stripping Jammu and Kashmir of its special status, and bifurcate the state into two Union territories — J&K and Ladakh.
Ajay Singh is the son of Dr Sooran Singh, the PTI member of provincial assembly, who was killed in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in April 2016(HT Photo)
Ajay Singh is the son of Dr Sooran Singh, the PTI member of provincial assembly, who was killed in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in April 2016(HT Photo)

Slain Pakistan Sikh leader’s son claims Baldev Kumar fled to India to evade conviction

Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By Surjit Singh
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2019 09:32 AM IST
Ajay Singh has claimed that Baldev Kumar, a former Pakistan legislator, conspired to kill his father Sooran Singh who was a Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf member of the provincial assembly.
Secretary (East) MEA, Vijay Thakur Singh (C) at the UNHRC in Geneva on Tuesday. (ANI Photo)
Secretary (East) MEA, Vijay Thakur Singh (C) at the UNHRC in Geneva on Tuesday. (ANI Photo)

At UN body meet, India says Pak uses terror as ‘alternate diplomacy’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 10, 2019 09:31 PM IST
In his statement a few hours earlier, Shah Mahmood Qureshi had focused entirely on Pakistan’s version of the events in Kashmir.
At least 24 people, including women and children, were killed when a bus carrying them fell in a ditch in northwest Pakistan, police said.(Getty Images/iStockphoto (Representative Image))
At least 24 people, including women and children, were killed when a bus carrying them fell in a ditch in northwest Pakistan, police said.(Getty Images/iStockphoto (Representative Image))

24 killed in bus accident in northwest Pakistan

Peshawar | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2019 08:16 AM IST
The incident happened because the bridge, which was in a dilapidated condition, could not bear burden of the heavily loaded bus, Haq said.
Forty troopers of the Central Reserve Police Force were killed in the car bombing in Pulwama on February 14 that led to escalation in tensions between India and Pakistan.(PTI)
Forty troopers of the Central Reserve Police Force were killed in the car bombing in Pulwama on February 14 that led to escalation in tensions between India and Pakistan.(PTI)

Independence Day awards: 5 IAF pilots who carried out Balakot air strikes to get gallantry award

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2020 03:56 AM IST
The fighter planes had destroyed the JeM camp in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s province after entering Pakistani airspace for the first time in 48 years following a suicide bombing claimed by the terror group.
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 29: Malala Yousafzai unveils her official portrait by artist Nasser Azam at Barbar Institute Of Fine Art on November 29, 2015 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Richard Stonehouse/Getty Images)(Getty Images)
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 29: Malala Yousafzai unveils her official portrait by artist Nasser Azam at Barbar Institute Of Fine Art on November 29, 2015 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Richard Stonehouse/Getty Images)(Getty Images)

‘I care about Kashmir… must peacefully resolve issue’: Nobel laureate Malala

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 08, 2019 10:07 AM IST
Malala Yousafzai, who was shot at in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for championing the cause of girls’ education, tweeted from Birmingham UK, where she is staying since the attack.
Pakistan on Tuesday signed three loan agreements worth a total of USD 918 million with the World Bank, Prime Minister Imran Khan’s adviser on finance has said .(AP File Photo)
Pakistan on Tuesday signed three loan agreements worth a total of USD 918 million with the World Bank, Prime Minister Imran Khan’s adviser on finance has said .(AP File Photo)

Cash-strapped Pakistan inks 3 loan deals worth USD 918 mn with World Bank

Islamabad | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 18, 2019 03:46 PM IST
Pakistan is seeking help from multiple lenders like the IMF, the World Bank and the ADB to overcome a ballooning balance of payments crisis.
A famous Pakistani shoe-maker who made sandals from snakeskin for Prime Minister Imran Khan as an Eid gift.(Photo Courtesy of :Dwan)
A famous Pakistani shoe-maker who made sandals from snakeskin for Prime Minister Imran Khan as an Eid gift.(Photo Courtesy of :Dwan)

Man fined Rs 50,000 for snakeskin shoes meant as Eid gift for Imran Khan

Peshawar, Pakistan | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2019 05:54 PM IST
Officials from the Wildlife Department confiscated two pairs of traditional Peshwari sandals, made from snakeskin for violating the country’s Wildlilfe Act.
US advices its citizens to reconsider travel plans to Pakistan due to terrorism
US advices its citizens to reconsider travel plans to Pakistan due to terrorism

US advices its citizens to reconsider travel plans to Pakistan due to terrorism

Washington | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2019 10:37 AM IST
Noting that India and Pakistan maintain a strong military presence on both sides of the border, the travel advisory said the only official Pakistan-India border crossing point for persons who are not citizens of India or Pakistan is in the province of Punjab between Wagah and Attari.
National president of BJP Amit Shah during the Jain International Trade Organization saluting and contributing to the families of martyrs, in Ahmedabad on March 3.(PTI Photo)
National president of BJP Amit Shah during the Jain International Trade Organization saluting and contributing to the families of martyrs, in Ahmedabad on March 3.(PTI Photo)

More than 250 terrorists killed in IAF strike on Jaish camp, says Amit Shah

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2019 01:22 PM IST
Amit Shah spoke about the two major terror strikes of the last five years and outlined the central government’s response against them at a program in Ahmedabad.
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