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Hindu jatha leaves for Pakistan

AMRITSAR: Undeterred by terror threats, a Hindu jatha, comprising 140 devotees from across the country, left for Pakistan to...

Hindu temple torched in Tando Mohammad Khan

Ash is scattered round a barely visible idol on the raised platform and the floor of the small temple...

Government announces concessions for Hindu refugees from Pakistan, Afghanistan

NEW DELHI: Government today announced a number of concessions for Hindu and Sikh refugees from Pakistan and Afghanistan as...

HINDU COMMUNITY ENJOYS COLOURFUL FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS

Thursday, November 13, 2014 – Islamabad—A colourful evening in connection with Diwali – the Hindu – was held here at...

HINDU COMMUNITY ENJOYS COLOURFUL FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS

Thursday, November 13, 2014 – Islamabad—A colourful evening in connection with Diwali – the Hindu – was held here at...

​’Leave your faith or leave your country’​ – ​Conspiracy to force Sindhi Hindus to leave Sindh

“We are not Muslim, we are not Hindu, but first and foremost, we are Sindhi. There is a conspiracy...

Minorities Hindus demand security for places of worship

PESHAWAR: Speakers at a seminar demanded of the provincial government to provide security to the places of worship for...

Lahore’s only functional Hindu temple: Persecution amidst lights

Diwali being celebrated at the Valmiki Mandir in New Anarkali. The temple is not only a worship place but...

Diwali: ‘Hindus still unprotected in Pakistan’

RAWALPINDI:  As Hindus celebrate Diwali, the festival of lights, throughout the world, the religious minority in Pakistan still struggles...

From dhanteras to bhai duj: Celebrating the victory of hope over despair

PESHAWAR: Like other parts of the country, Hindus in the city have been celebrating the five-day festival of Diwali since...

Diwali – triumph of good over evil

LAHORE: The Evacuee Trust Property Board organised a Diwali function for Lahore’s Hindu community on Thursday. Fairy lights, and...

Hindu Sindhis from Pakistan to get elusive Indian citizenship

LUCKNOW: They are Hindu Sindhis who migrated from Pakistan long after partition. Some of them have been around for more...

Holiday on Diwali: Hindus dismayed by government’s apathy

RAWALPINDI: The Hindu community is dismayed at government indifference to their demand of a public holiday on Diwali. The Hindu...

Pakistan Hindu Council demanded Public Holiday on ‘Deewali’ for Interfaith Harmony

Islamabad: October 17, 2014. (PCP) Patron-in-Chief of Pakistan Hindu Council Dr. Ramesh Kumar Vankwani, MNA (PML-N) has said that...

Hindu leaders seek dual-vote right for non-Muslims

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Hindu Council (PHC) on Tuesday demanded that the lawmakers make constitutional amendments to give dual-vote right...

Hindu community moves court for protection of temple

Say that if urgent repairs are not carried out, walls of the temple might collapse putting in peril the...

6 top Pak Taliban commanders announce allegiance to ISIS

Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan’s six top commanders on Tuesday pledged allegiance to the Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who has...

Pakistani Hindu organisation demands dual voting rights for non-Muslims

A leading Hindu organisation in Pakistan on Tuesday passed a resolution demanding the government and all political parties to...

Hindu lawmaker urges govt to reconsider bill seeking ban on alcohol for non-Muslims

ISLAMABAD: A Hindu lawmaker urged the government on Thursday to reconsider a recently rejected bill seeking a ban on the...

Unsubdued sacrificial cattle market

FLOODS, fears of terrorist backlash and a charged political environment have not deterred resilient Pakistanis from celebrating Eid-ul-Azha like...