PAKISTAN

The thriving Shiva festival in Umarkot is a reminder of Sindh’s Hindu heritage

On February 13th, scores of Hindu devotees thronged to a Shiva temple six kilometres from Umarkot, Sindh. Singing Jai Shiva...

Pakistani Hindu pilgrims get visa extension

Amritsar, February 16 The Pakistan Hindu pilgrims, who had arrived from Karachi in Pakistan to Amritsar, have got their...

Katas Raj Temple Complex is a Sad Monument to Pakistan’s Unease with its Hindu Heritage

With the Supreme Court taking interest in their renovation and protection, the Katas Raj temples, one of the oldest...

3,000-Year-Old Katas Raj Temple Being Restored: ETPB Chairman

Authorities are working on a comprehensive plan to restore religious sanctity and archaeological value of Katas Raj Temple near...

GHRD Invitation: Screening of Documentary on Forced conversion marriage of minor Hindu Girls

Download Attachment : GHRD Invitation for 12th Dec 2017 Atmeeya Bhagini & Bandhugan Namaste! For last several years, Minority...

Pakistani Hindu girl allegedly abducted, converted and married off against her will in Sindh

The girl has been identified as Arti Kumari, a teacher at Qasim Model School, and reports say she was...

When the man who wrote Pakistan’s national anthem saw the divine in Hindu god Krishna

This year, Pakistan’s 70th Independence anniversary and Janmashtami (the Hindu festival celebrating Krishna’s birth) fell on the same day:...

70 Years Later, My Grandmother Remembers Partition, and the Muslims Who Saved Her Father’s Life

A story of horror and displacement, but one with a happy ending – my grandmother recalls the India-Pakistan partition....

‘Partition is not over’: Pakistani Hindus

A family of Pakistani Hindus living in an unauthorised settlement in Jodhpur. JODHPUR: For decades, Jogdas dreamed of moving...

Hindus in Pakistan: Why they choose burial over cremation

Karachi is a big city. On most days, it is chaotic, loud, swirling and brash. But inside the gates...

The truth about forced conversions in Thar

NAZIHA SYED ALIUpdated Jul 17, 2017 01:10pm Illustrations by Reem Khurshid. UMERKOT: “When a girl is brought before a qazi for...

International Yoga Day: Pakistan Celebrates the Day, but on Muted Scale

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN, June 21, 2017 (India TV News): The third International Yoga Day was celebrated in Pakistan but on...

Damming the Indus – Claude Arpi

The Indus Waters Treaty, signed in 1960 between India and Pakistan, … seems completely outdated today. – Claude Arpi On...

Pak Hindus appeal SC to take suo moto

Pakistani Hindus have appealed to the Supreme Court for taking suo moto against the ‘horrific rise’ in cases of...

Hindu girl kidnapped by influential Syed villagers in Pakistan’s Thar

Yet another Hindu girl has been kidnapped in Pakistan, with the almost certain objective of forcibly converting her to...

Hindu soldier died in defence of Pakistan

Lal Chand Rabari. PHOTO: EXPRESS KARACHI: It was in 2009 that a young Hindu boy after passing his matriculation examinations...

Pakistan City’s Hindu Locality Is Dark With Fear

HUB city’s Hindu locality in the lanes off Laasi Road is dark with fear. Last week on Tuesday, Vijay,...

Pak lawyer receives death threats for helping Hindus in Court

The Karachi Bar Association has demanded that the authorities should provided lawyer Jacqueline Sultan with adequate security. PHOTO: Facebook...

Olive Peace Trees Planted at Sikh Temple Gurdwara Dera Sahib

Lahore: May 9, 2017. (sunil John) In connection with the Olive Peace Tree Plantation campaign, a delegation of different...

Sindhi Sangat condemn desecration of Hindu Temple in Thatta

Hyderabad: April 29, 2017. (PCP) Sindhi Sangat Sindh strongly condemns attack on ancient temple of Rama Pir in Gharo...