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Christian boy tortured and killed in Pakistan

Detectives in Faisalabad, around 60 miles from Lahore, said they were investigating whether accusations of blasphemy had also been made against the boy. Human rights campaigners condemned the killing of Samuel Yaqoob whose burned and tortured body body was discovered on Eid, the celebration which marks the end of the Islamic fasting month of Ramadan. […]

PAKISTAN FLOODS LEAVE 60,000 HOMELESS

DEVASTATING rains have triggered floods in southern Pakistan, affecting at least 700,000 people and forcing 60,000 from their homes, officials have said. Villages have been flooded and crops destroyed in Pakistan’s bread basket of Sindh province, one of the worst-hit areas in the unprecedented floods of 2010 that affected 21 million people and caused losses […]

RAIN IN LAHORE TURNS ROADS INTO PUDDLES

LAHORE: Constant and heavy rains in Lahore turned the weather pleasant but filled the roads with water Monday. So far, 120 mm of rain has been recorded in Lahore while many areas are facing power failures and severe traffic jam. Many parts of the upper country including Lahore and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (KP) are receiving light and […]