A total of 28 Pakistanis are languishing in jail in the Indian city of Amritsar, according to a reply given in the National Assembly given by the Minister of Foreign Affairs in response to a question by PML-N MNA Khalida Mansoor.
Reports that alleged San Bernandino Shooter Tashfeen Malik studied at Al-Huda in Multan and that this may have been the place where she was radicalized has prompted the organization to issue a public statement saying that it denounced extremism and could not be held responsible for the "personal acts" of its students.
A report that Lashkar-e-Jhangvi chief Malik Ishaq was all set to become the head of IS (Da'esh) in Pakistan before he was killed in a police encounter on July 29, 2015, has again brought the issue of IS's purported presence in the country in the spotlight.
PESHAWAR: Heavily-armed militants attacked the Pakistan Air Force base Badaber in Peshawar this morning, killing 29 people, says PAF spokesperson. These included 16 worshippers at a mosque located inside the base camp while three PAF technicians and an army captain were also killed battling with militants. Army soldiers quickly surrounded the attackers, confining them to a small area and killing at least 13 of them, said Pakistan's military spokesman. ARY News reported in the evening that at least one attacker had been caught alive.
Most of us celebrate Independence Day, August 14, as if by habit, which is not a bad thing in itself. However, very few actually ask themselves a couple of rather important questions: "Why are we celebrating Independence Day? And what exactly are we celebrating?" What are we celebrating Independence from in 2015 and how has being an independent state for 68 years impacted the lives of its citizens?
If the resignations by the MQM in the Senate, National Assembly and Sindh Assembly are eventually accepted and sent to the Election Commission, that would mean bye-elections on dozens of parliamentary seats.
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