blasphemy: Pak police arrest 4 for blasphemy over mosque argument – Times of India

blasphemy Pak police arrest 4 for blasphemy over mosque argument

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani police have arrested four Muslim men on blasphemy charges near the eastern city of Lahore after they argued with a local cleric, who refused to make a funeral announcement for a Christian neighbour from the loudspeaker of the mosque where he was a prayer leader. The incident had occurred at Khodi Khushal Singh … Read more

lahore: Pakistan’s Lahore is now world’s most polluted city – Times of India

lahore Pakistans Lahore is now worlds most polluted city

LAHORE: A thick cloud of smog that enveloped Pakistan’s cultural capital on Wednesday has earned it the ignominious title of the world’s most polluted city, according to a Swiss air quality monitoring company. Platform IQAir said that Lahore now stands at the top of its polluted cities ranking — with an air quality index of … Read more

‘We thought he had Covid but it was smog’: Life in polluted Pakistan – Times of India

We thought he had Covid but it was smog Life

LAHORE: Red-eyed residents cough, everything smells of smoke, and cars shine their headlights in the middle of the day. Smog has again blanketed Pakistan’s Lahore, and its citizens are becoming desperate. The megacity of nearly 11 million people near the border with India was once the ancient capital of the Mughal Empire and remains Pakistan’s … Read more

lahore: ‘Find a solution,’ say residents as smog blankets Pakistan’s Lahore – Times of India

lahore Find a solution say residents as smog blankets Pakistans

LAHORE: The Pakistani city of Lahore was declared the most polluted city in the world by an air quality monitor on Wednesday, as residents choking in acrid smog pleaded with officials to take action. Lahore had an air quality ranking of 348, well over the hazardous level of 300, according to IQAir, the Swiss technology … Read more

karachi: 20 Indian fishermen released from Pakistani jail to return via Attari-Wagah border | India News – Times of India

karachi 20 Indian fishermen released from Pakistani jail to return

KARACHI: At least 20 Indian fishermen have been released from a jail in Karachi on the completion of their sentences and would be repatriated via the Attari-Wagah border, reported local media. Many of the fishermen who were released from Landhi District Jail, Malir, Karachi were arrested about four years ago and sentenced to imprisonment, reported … Read more

Pakistan takes Islamist off terrorism list under deal to end protests – Times of India

Pakistan takes Islamist off terrorism list under deal to end

LAHORE: Pakistan removed Islamist leader Saad Rizvi from its terrorism watchlist on Thursday, paving the way for his release from detention under a deal to end weeks of deadly protests by his followers over an alleged blasphemy. The move came a week after the government agreed to free 2,000 detained members of his Tehrik-e-Labaik Pakistan … Read more

Pakistan: 4 policemen among 8 dead in clashes between radical Islamist party and police; Rangers deployed in Punjab – Times of India

Pakistan 4 policemen among 8 dead in clashes between radical

LAHORE: At least four policemen were among eight persons killed on Wednesday in fresh clashes between supporters of a radical Islamist party and police in Pakistan’s Punjab, prompting the Imran Khan government to deploy Rangers in the province for two months to deal with the protesters. Interior minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed said that the Rangers … Read more