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Last updated: Friday, July 03, 2015 9:30:03 AM

65 mercy pleas rejected in Pakistan
Islamabad, June 23 (IANS) Pakistani President Mumnoon Husain has rejected the mercy petitions of 65 condemned prisoners since the moratorium on death sentence was lifted following the Peshawar Army School tragedy last year, media reported on Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 11:04:03 AM

Police kill Pakistani teen taking selfies with toy gun
Islamabad, June 23 (IANS) A teenager taking selfies with a toy gun was shot dead by police personnel who suspected him to be a robber in Pakistan's Punjab province, media reported on Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 11:00:03 AM

Over 550 die in Pakistan heatwave
Islamabad, June 23 (IANS) Over 550 people have died due to a relentless heatwave in Pakistan in the last two days, media reported on Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 10:48:03 AM

207 heatwave deaths in Karachi
Islamabad, June 22 (IANS) At least 207 people have died over the weekend in Pakistan's port-city of Karachi following a heatwave that has gripped Sindh province during the last three days, media reported on Monday.

Monday, June 22, 2015 4:06:04 PM

Pakistan condemns attack on Afghan parliament
Islamabad, June 22 (IANS) Pakistan on Monday condemned the Taliban attack on the Afghan parliament and praised Afghan security forces for killing the attackers.

Monday, June 22, 2015 4:02:02 PM

India, Pakistan using fishermen as bargaining chips: Daily
Islamabad, June 22 (IANS) India and Pakistan are using arrested fishermen "as bargaining chips", a leading Pakistani daily said, adding that the fishermen want to make a decent living and are not a threat.

Monday, June 22, 2015 9:56:13 AM

136 die in Pakistan heatwave
Islamabad, June 22 (IANS) At least 136 people have died in a heatwave in Pakistan's largest city of Karachi and other districts of the Sindh province since Saturday, media reported on Monday.

Monday, June 22, 2015 9:46:13 AM

Nearly 3,000 alleged insurgents killed in Pakistan since last year
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS/EFE) The operation Zarb-e-Azb (Sharp and Cutting) launched against the Taliban a year ago in western Pakistan has killed nearly 3,000 alleged insurgents. It has also caused a decrease in terrorist attacks, while several thousand families have been displaced.

Saturday, June 20, 2015 2:18:02 PM

Will 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' release in Pakistan?
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) Indian superstar Salman Khan's "Bajrangi Bhaijaan", which is about a man discovering love during a journey from India to Pakistan, may release across the border due to its positive message, says a Pakistani film distributor.

Saturday, June 20, 2015 1:12:10 PM

Nine killed in Pakistan road accidents
Islamabad, June 19 (IANS) At least nine people, including a woman, were killed and 15 others wounded in two accidents on the same highway in Pakistan-administered Kashmir on Friday, officials said.

Friday, June 19, 2015 5:16:12 PM

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