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  • 200 vehicles burnt: LPG leakage causes blast, inferno at petrol pump in Lahore, leaving one dead

    LAHORE: A massive fire followed by a huge blast at a Shahdara petrol pump, minutes after leakage of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) from an overturned tanker, left a man dead and 10 others injured, including a traffic warden, here on Wednesday...

    According to police and witnesses, the LPG tanker overturned at Shahdara Morr near a petrol pump, resulting in a massive gas leakage from its tank...

  • Petrol to cost Rs4 more per litre

    He said the petrol price had been increased by Rs4...

    “The prices of petroleum products in Pakistan are still lower than in other neighbouring countries,” he claimed and said on Dec 25, the price of per litre petrol was 70 US cents, while it was 83 cents in Sri Lanka, $1...

  • Woman seeks protection from family after conversion, freewill marriage

    Meanwhile, the woman’s father and other close relatives have claimed that Aarti Kumari was kidnapped and subjected to forced conversion...

    Leading the protest, Faqeer Sahib Latifi, Dr Gulshan Iqbal and Rafique Ahmed observed that it was the latest of a series of such incidents of suspicious conversion and freewill marriage involving a Hindu woman and a Muslim man taking place in Sindh over the past few years...

  • Mitharam Hostel conversion to sub-jail draws sharp criticism

    KARACHI: The Sindh government’s decision to convert the Mitharam Hostel, an historic edifice with magnificent architecture, into a sub-jail has drawn severe criticism from conservationists who demand the government to take back the decision and set up the jail outside city limits...

    The colonial style Gizri sandstone building was a ground plus two upper storey structure purpose built to provide accommodation to students who came from...
  • 'Forced conversion' of minor creates uproar in Thar's Hindu community

    The alleged abduction and conversion of a minor Hindu girl in Thar has triggered a wave of anger and indignation among members of the area's Hindu community...

    The PML-N MNA from Thar and chief of the Pakistan Hindu Council, Dr Ramesh Kumar Vankwani, has expressed his concern over the alleged abduction and the subsequent conversion of Ravita...

  • Outrage over teenage Hindu girl’s conversion in Thar

    MITHI/KARACHI: The abduction, forced conversion and marriage of a teenage Meghwar girl from a village in Thar has sparked outrage and concern among members of the Hindu community and civil society who have demanded that she be recovered and brought to a court of law...

    Pir Muhammad Ayub Jan Sirhindi, caretaker of the Khanqa-i-Aliyah Mujadadia Naqshbandia, Gulzar-i-Khalil in Samaro tehsil, Umerkot district, had converted her to Islam...

  • Protests over controversial conversion of Hindu woman continue

    KARACHI: Hindus held demonstrations in several cities and towns of the interior of Sindh on Sunday in their continued protest over what they claim “forced conversion of an underage girl” belonging to the low-caste Meghwar community and her “unlawful marriage” to a Muslim man belonging to the influential Syed community...

    Civil society activists, mostly Muslims, also joined in the demonstrations in large numbers to express solidarity...

  • Senate rejects PIA conversion bill

    ISLAMABAD: The government suffered a major defeat in the Senate today when the house rejected a bill moved by the government to convert the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Corporation into a public limited companyThe PIA Corporation Conversion Bill 2015 was introduced by the Federal Minister for Climate Change Zahid Hamid...

  • Senate body okays move to criminalise forced conversion

    ISLAMABAD: A move to criminalise forced religious conversions and to prevent misuse of the blasphemy law was endorsed by the members of the Senate’s Functional Committee on Human Rights on Wednesday, except for one member...

    Senator Mufti Abdul Sattar of JUI-F, the dissenter, argued that existing laws already provide for that and it was a matter of implementing them
  • US report highlights blasphemy, anti-conversion laws

    WASHINGTON: The official US report on international religious freedom, released on Wednesday, focuses on laws against blasphemy, apostasy, and conversion from the majority religion...

    The chapter on India notes that six out of 29 state governments had and enforced anti-conversion laws...

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