World News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 20, 2015
In a significant ruling, a constitutional Islamic body in Pakistan has said that covering of face, hands and feet was not mandatory for women under Islamic laws.
India News | Written by Sheikh Zaffar Iqbal | Friday August 28, 2015
Three people including two women have been killed, and 22 others injured at the international border in RS Pura, where guns have not fallen silent since Thursday night, there was heavy exchange of fire between the Border Security Force and the Pakistan Rangers.
India News | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Friday March 7, 2014
Six people, including two women, were arrested at the Attari railway station in Punjab on Thursday while they were returning from Pakistan on the Samjhauta Express. Eleven pistols and 20 magazines were seized from them.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday March 7, 2014
Six people, including two women, were arrested at the Attari Railway station on Thursday while they were returning from Pakistan on the Samjhauta Express. The customs officials, who arrested them, said all six belong to Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh.
Environment | NDTV.com | Friday October 4, 2013
In an interview with Euronews, President Pranab discusses women's safety in the country, the Indian economy, relationship with Pakistan, and the upcoming assembly elections.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday May 11, 2013
Women were stopped from voting in Pakistan's elections on Saturday in the northwestern tribal district of North Waziristan, a notorious Taliban stronghold, residents said.
World News | Associated Press | Sunday May 5, 2013
For decades, not a single woman in this dusty Pakistani village surrounded by wheat fields and orange trees has voted. And they aren't likely to in next week's parliamentary election either. The village's men have spoken.
Press Trust of India | Friday February 8, 2013
Terming her team's serial defeat in the tournament as "not pleasant," Sana Mir said they had worked very hard for the last few years for the World Cup.
Indo-Asian News Service | Monday January 21, 2013
Hundreds of BJP workers and those of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) as well as the Bajrang Dal demonstrated at the Odisha Cricket Association in Cutttack. They also blocked the national highway.
NDTV Correspondent | Tuesday January 15, 2013
Indian politicians and sportsmen have spoken strongly in support of the eight Pakistani players who are part of the league. "Any player or artist who comes from across the border can only fill hearts with love," said former cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu, the brand ambassador for HIL and a BJP Member of Parliament.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Sindhu Manjesh | Tuesday January 15, 2013
All Pakistani hockey players in the Hockey India League (HIL) will return home. The decision to send back the players comes in the wake of protests by some political groups against their participation in HIL games after recent cease-fire violations by Pakistan, and the barbaric killing of two Indian jawans by Pakistani troops. Meanwhile, sources sa...
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday October 10, 2012
Pakistani doctors successfully removed a bullet o Wednesday from the neck of a 14-year-old girl who was shot by the Taliban for speaking out in support of education for women, a government minister said.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday September 17, 2012
"We would much rather die than go back to Pakistan," said a Hindu migrant echoing the sentiments of many migrants who have come here in the last few days from Pakistan. The exodus of Pakistani Hindus is on the rise. In the last fortnight alone, a fresh batch of 350 migrants, including 150 children and 90 women, have arrived here.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday August 14, 2012
Forced marriages of their women and security issues have emerged as major concerns for Pakistani Hindus, according to a body formed by Asif Ali Zardari.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday July 22, 2012
Officials in Pakistan's northwest tribal region have refuted media reports that said women have been banned from going out for shopping alone during the holy month of Ramzan.
World News | Associated Press | Sunday July 15, 2012
Pakistani police arrested a man accused of burying his new-born daughter alive because she was physically deformed, officials said Saturday. The shocking incident illustrates the sometimes extreme prejudices in Pakistan against children, especially girls that are born with any type of physical deformities. They are often seen as shameful for the f...
World News | Associated Press | Friday July 13, 2012
Police in London say the husband of Eva Rausing, one of Britain's richest women, has been arrested on suspicion of murder in the death of his wife, even though no cause of death has been established yet.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday June 8, 2012
A bomb blast killed at least 16 people, including women, and wounded 30 others on Friday on the outskirts of Pakistan's northwestern city of Peshawar, police said.
World News | NDTV.com | Thursday June 7, 2012
Pakistan's Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered police and government officials to fly to a mountain village to investigate whether four women were killed for clapping and singing as men danced at a wedding.
World News | Press Trust of India | Monday June 4, 2012
Four women, condemned to death by a tribal jirga or council for dancing and singing with men at a wedding in northern Pakistan have been killed, TV news channels reported on Sunday.
World News | Associated Press | Saturday June 2, 2012
After six years of abuse, Allah Rakhi was walking out of her marriage when her husband struck again. Snatching a knife, he sliced off her nose. "You're no longer beautiful!" he shouted.
World News | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 26, 2012
At least 20 people, including women and children, were killed and several others injured when a speeding passenger bus overturned in Pakistan's Punjab province.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 2, 2012
Alleging human rights violation against women belonging to the Hindu minority community in Pakistan, senior BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi today demanded a statement from the government on the flight of over 400 affected families to India.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday January 15, 2012
Two women -- the mother and sister of the joint secretary in Pakistan's cabinet division -- died when gunmen targeting a wanted killer pumped bullets inside a wrong room in an Islamabad hospital.