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At least 74 people killed after gas cylinders exploded on train in Pakistan
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At least 74 people killed after gas cylinders exploded on train in Pakistan

Updated Oct 31st 2019, 3:00 PM 11,967 Views 6 Comments

There are reports that some passengers were cooking when the cylinders exploded.

Death toll rises above 150 in Pakistan oil tanker explosion
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Death toll rises above 150 in Pakistan oil tanker explosion

Jun 25th 2017, 4:15 PM 15,670 Views 18 Comments

The tanker burst into flames after it flipped over on the national highway in Punjab province.

Pakistani man kills his sisters because they chose their husbands
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Pakistani man kills his sisters because they chose their husbands

Jul 30th 2016, 12:49 PM 30,379 Views 129 Comments

It is the latest “honour killing” in the country.

Pakistani police stop 10-year-old girl from getting married
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Pakistani police stop 10-year-old girl from getting married

Mar 4th 2016, 9:31 PM 26,210 Views 27 Comments

It is understood a number of village elders have been arrested.

Watch these Sikh men remove their turbans to rescue drowning boys
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Watch these Sikh men remove their turbans to rescue drowning boys

Oct 1st 2015, 11:11 AM 18,397 Views 25 Comments

When a group of children got overwhelmed at a religious festival the two men stepped in.

Indian gangster escapes from custody after 'poisoning his guards'
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Indian gangster escapes from custody after 'poisoning his guards'

Dec 26th 2013, 11:18 AM 13,258 Views 17 Comments

Vikram Paras, 27, carried out the daring escape as four armed officers were escorting him from the busy Old Delhi Railway Station in the capital early yesterday.

11 dead in Karachi bomb blast as voting takes place in Pakistan
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11 dead in Karachi bomb blast as voting takes place in Pakistan

May 11th 2013, 9:18 AM 3,609 Views 5 Comments

More than 86 million people are eligible to vote as the elections marks the first transition from one civilian government to another in the country’s 66 year history.

Six arrested after another bus gang-rape case in India
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Six arrested after another bus gang-rape case in India

Jan 13th 2013, 11:18 AM 17,897 Views 54 Comments

It has emerged that another gang-rape has taken place in India in near-identical circumstances to the one which caused worldwide outrage weeks ago.

India: 370 million people affected by power outage
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India: 370 million people affected by power outage

Jul 30th 2012, 1:58 PM 2,909 Views 9 Comments

Worst blackout to hit India in ten years highlights country’s struggle to meet growing demand for electricity.

Pakistan tells pot-bellied police: 'Go on a diet, or quit the force'
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Pakistan tells pot-bellied police: 'Go on a diet, or quit the force'

Jun 18th 2012, 9:48 AM 2,106 Views 1 Comment

77 per cent of police in Rawalpindi are overweight – so the police chief now says waistlines cannot be above 38″.

Militants attack Pakistan checkpoint, killing at least 5
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Militants attack Pakistan checkpoint, killing at least 5

Jun 1st 2011, 1:21 PM 119 Views 0 Comments

Five security troops were killed on the Afghanistan-Pakistan border when 200 militants attacked a checkpoint earlier today.

Suicide bomber kills 31 at a funeral in north-west Pakistan
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Suicide bomber kills 31 at a funeral in north-west Pakistan

Mar 9th 2011, 8:21 AM 451 Views 0 Comments

The blast happened on Wednesday morning and injured more than 30 people according to a hospital administrator.