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8-year-old killed, 5 injured as police officer opens fire at school bus in Pak

The police official was on security duty at the school because of concerns of possible militant attacks.

Students stand outside school premises after shooting. (Tribune)
Published on May 16, 2023 10:51 PM IST
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HT This Day: May 2, 1938 -- Frontier welcomes Mahatma Gandhi

At Peshawar, the Mahatma will address a big political conference to be attended by 50,000 Red Shirt volunteers and one lakh Pathans, including many from the transborder areas.

HT This Day: May 2, 1938 -- Frontier welcomes Mahatma Gandhi
Updated on May 01, 2023 06:08 PM IST

No breakthrough in murder of Sikh trader in Peshawar

The incident is being investigated as a targeted killing. According to the police report, 28 Sikh community members have been killed in the province in the past.

On Saturday, a Christian youth identified as Kashif Masih was killed by a gunman in front of his home in the Pishtakharra area of Peshawar. (HT File)
Updated on Apr 04, 2023 12:56 AM IST
ByPress Trust of India, Peshawar

Toronto meet underlines Amritpal’s links with Pak

Pakistan's consul general in Toronto met with Khalistani figures, including aides to fugitive Amritpal Singh, in a meeting that took place close to Toronto in summer 2020. The meeting was ostensibly to present a memorandum about the killing of Sikhs in Peshawar, but also included leaders of the Khalistan movement in Canada. This is part of Pakistan's wider effort to meet with such elements and organise jathas or pilgrimages to Pakistan.

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Updated on Mar 31, 2023 03:44 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Pakistani court sentences man to death for WhatsApp ‘blasphemy’

Blasphemy is a hugely sensitive issue in Muslim-majority Pakistan, where even unproven allegations can stir mobs and violence.

The case arose after Muhammad Saeed, a resident of Talagang in Punjab province filed an application with the Federal Investigation Agency two years ago accusing Zeeshan of posting blasphemous content in a WhatsApp group.(AP)
Published on Mar 25, 2023 04:57 PM IST
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