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Pakistan's Supreme Court orders immediate rebuilding of vandalised Hindu temple, seeks timeline for its completion

February 09, 2021 8:10 pm

On Monday, a three-judge apex court bench, headed by Chief Justice Gulzar Ahmed, heard the suo motu case regarding the burning of the temple, The Express Tribune reported.

Parliamentarians from minority communities in Pakistan visit vandalised Temple and samadhi

January 12, 2021 10:06 pm

The temple in Karak district's Terri village was attacked by the members of radical Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam party (Fazal ur Rehman group) after the Hindu community received permission from local authorities to renovate its decades-old building.

Pak's KPK govt approves Rs 2.35 cr to purchase ancestral houses of Dilip Kumar, Raj Kapoor

January 02, 2021 8:23 pm

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa CM Mehmud Khan formally approved the proposal, allowing the authorities concerned to purchase the ancestral havelis at a rate determined by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Communication and Works Department (C&W) a few weeks back.

India lodges protest with Pakistan over vandalisation of temple in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

January 01, 2021 7:29 pm

On Wednesday, the temple was vandalised by a mob, protesting against its expansion work.

Explained: What is Moto Tunnel, the 129-year-old British-era structure 'revived' by Pakistan?

November 12, 2020 10:11 am

Moto Tunnel: A British-era architectural marvel, the tunnel since decades was lying closed, buried under heaps of trash and filth. It has been ‘restored to its original glory from trash to treasure,’ the Pakistan government said.

9 killed as vehicle fell into river in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province

June 23, 2019 10:16 pm

The incident took place in the Shalkan Abad area of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Kolai Palas Kohistan when the vehicle, carrying 21 people, was on its way to Gadar from Seer Ghaziabad, station house officer (SHO) Hafeezur Rehman said.

Pakistan: Transgender gunned down by armed men, another injured

January 30, 2019 3:53 pm

The incident occurred in Jattak Ismail Khel area of restive Khyber Pakhtunkhwa late Tuesday night when three transgenders from Peshawar were returning after attending a wedding ceremony.

5.5 magnitude quake jolts Pakistan's northwest

April 28, 2015 1:54 pm

Pakistan's worst quake was in 2005 when a 7.6 tremor killed more than 73,000 people.

An earthquake of 6.6- magnitude rocks northwest Pakistan

June 14, 2014 2:48 pm

So far there are no reports of any casualty from the affected areas.

Pakistani schoolboy who died stopping bomber recommended for award

January 10, 2014 4:30 pm

Hassan and the bomber died but no other students or staff were hurt, police said.