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Pakistan police arrest 19 workers of fast food restaurant for refusing to give police free burgers

Nineteen workers of a fast food restaurant in Pakistan were detained after refusing to give a group of police officers free burgers last week. Staff at the chain Johnny & Jugnu in Lahore were rounded up and held overnight. “This is not the first time something like this has happened… at our restaurant,” a statement […]

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Pakistan court acquits Christian couple of ‘blasphemy’

A Pakistani court has acquitted a Christian couple who have spent seven years on death row for alleged blasphemy. The Lahore High Court acquitted Shafqat Emmanuel and his wife Shagufta Masih after a hearing in the eastern city of Lahore on Thursday, the couple’s lawyer Saif ul Malook said, in a case that rights groups […]

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Lahore, Pakistan: Far-right wing party takes 6 police personnel hostage

Pakistan police on Sunday claimed that a right wing group — Tehrik-i-Labaik Pakistan (TLP) — took six security personnel hostage at its headquarters in Lahore on Sunday after a week of violent clashes following the arrest of the group’s leader. The TLP gave the government an April 20 deadline to expel the French ambassador over […]

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Pakistan Railway train crashes into van carrying Sikh pilgrims, 21 dead

A train rammed into a van in north-eastern Pakistan killing at least 21 Sikh pilgrims in the Punjab province. The Karachi-Lahore express train crashed into the van near Sheikhupura at an unmanned level crossing a little over noon today. The dead includes 13 male and 7 female. The driver of the van is also among […]

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Preliminary probe blames ATC, overconfident pilot for crashed PIA fight 8303

A preliminary probe into the crash of Pakistan International Airlines Flight 8303, which left nearly 100 people dead, has laid the blame for the accident on the pilot of the plane and the air traffic controller (ATC) who was in communication with him, Pakistani media reported on Monday. The preliminary probe, which is to be […]

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Lahore Zoo authorities test staff, animals for coronavirus

Lahore Zoo Director Chaudhry Shafqat Ali said that the animals and birds were free from COVID-19 at one of the worlds oldest such facilities, adding that coronavirus tests of staff and screening of animals were conducted. “All animals have been tested negative for coronavirus,” The Express Tribune quoted Ali as saying on Sunday. He said […]

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Investigators find 30 million in cash in crashed PIA aircraft wreckage

Investigators and rescue officials found Rs 30 million (US$ 1,86,719.52) in cash in the wreckage of the Pakistan International Airlines’ aircraft that crashed with 99 people on board, killing 97 people, including nine children. Flight PK-8303 from Lahore to Karachi crashed in a residential area near Karachi International Airport on Friday, with only two passengers […]

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Pakistan International Airlines passenger plane crashes in Karachi

A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane with around 100 passengers and crew crashed on Friday in a residential area of the southern city of Karachi, with many feared dead, officials said. The state carrier said flight PK 8303 had crashed with 99 passengers and eight crew members on board, though civil aviation officials said the […]

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17-year-old’s remains found in lion enclosure at Pakistani zoo

The remains of a teenage boy have been found in the lion enclosure of a Lahore zoo, a day after he went missing. Officials said they are investigating how Muhammad Bilal, 17, made it over the fence and what caused his death. But locals have blamed Mr Bilal’s demise on staff incompetence, and earlier this […]

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Viral Video: Mysterious black ring seen over Lahore

A mysterious black ring of smoke was seen in the sky above Lahore in Pakistan recently. The O-shaped cloud floating over Lahore left a slew of conspiracy theories in its wake as residents and social media users tried to figure out what it could be. A video posted on Twitter on Monday shows the huge […]

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Pakistani academician sentenced to death for blasphemy

A court in Pakistan has convicted a university lecturer of blasphemy and sentenced him to death in a case rights groups have long cited as emblematic of fair trial concerns in such prosecutions in the country. Junaid Hafeez, a lecturer at the Bahauddin Zakariya University in the central Pakistani city of Multan, was accused of […]

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Terrorists Target Prominent Sufi Shrine, Data Darbar In Pakistan’s Lahore

Eight killed and over twenty four people were wounded when a blast rocked the Data Darbar shrine in Pakistan’s Lahore. The Data Darbar is a prominent shrine of worship in Pakistan’s second largest city. The blasts was triggered early Wednesday morning, and among the eight people that died, it included five policemen, the provincial police […]