PAKISTAN

National Assembly to form body to probe into killing of Hindus

National Assembly has unanimously decided to formulate a Fact Finding Committee to probe into the killing of persons belonging...

Hindu IDPs in N Waziristan Seek Relief Package

PESHAWAR: The members of Pakistan’s Hindu community, who were displaced due to ongoing military operation in North Waziristan, today...

Finally, NA moves for Umerkot Hindus

ISLAMABAD: After a prolonged disinterest, the National Assembly on Wednesday came out strongly for the Hindus of the historic...

Historic Temples in Pakistan: A Call to Conscience highlights country’s vast religious diversity

People celebrating Holi, the festival of colours; women wearing vermilion powder in their hair; kaleidoscopic saris hanging from washing...

Ancient Pakistan Hindu temples draw devotees from across faiths

In their journeys across Pakistan to document old Hindu shrines, writer Reema Abbasi and photographer Madiha Aijaz find belief battling bigotry. The Kalibari in...

Pak should be taught a lesson: Hindu Yog Guru Baba Ramdev

New Delhi: Against the backdrop of killing of an army jawan in firing from across the border at the...

Pakistani author documents Hindu temples in her country

Pakistani author Reema Abbasi recently launched in Delhi her new book Historic Temples in Pakistan – A Call to...

Having biryani with Saeed is no patriotism: Vishwa Hindu Parishad on Ved Pratap’s meeting with Hafiz Saeed

INDORE: Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) today said meeting a terrorist such as Hafiz Saeed was not a patriotic act. “Journalist like him should...

Hindu temples documented in a Pakistani book

Pakistani author Reema Abbasi will launch here July 23 her new book “Historic Temples in Pakistan – A Call to Conscience”...

Chakwal’s lone Hindu family leads peaceful but secluded life

CHAKWAL: “When I first went to a local college two years ago, students and teachers gave me a strange...

Pakistan Parliament to approve draft bill to stop forced marriage of Hindu women

The Standing Committee on Law, Justice and Human Rights of the Pakistan National Assembly has decided to finalise and...

Pakistan works to stop Hindu girls’ forced marriages

PESHAWAR – The prospect of forced marriages of kidnapped Hindu girls is on the radar of Pakistani lawmakers. Pakistanis...

Pakistan’s New Tallest Building Threatens Hindu Temple

A celebration in the Ratneshwar Mahadev Temple — Photo: Shree Ratneshwar Mahadev Temple Facebook Page KARACHI — For 150 years now, the Shri Ratneshwar Mahadev...

Hindu Temple compound residents continue protest over ‘harassment’

HYDERABAD: Members of the Hindu community staging protest rallies and demonstrations for more than a week over alleged harassment...

Hindu trader shot dead in Khuzdar

QUETTA: At least two people, including a Hindu trader, were killed and two others injured in two different incidents...

Pak army operation in Waziristan: Over 100 Hindus among thousands displaced

ISLAMABAD: Over 100 Hindus are among thousands of people who have fled the restive North Waziristan tribal region due...

Pakistan Parliament to approve draft bill to stop forced marriage of Hindu women

The Standing Committee on Law, Justice and Human Rights of the Pakistan National Assembly has decided to finalise and...

Govt pledges support for Hindu marriage act in NA

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 – Islamabad—The PML-N government has pledged support for getting the Hindu Marriage Act passed by...

A sorry tale of North Waziristan’s Hindus

BANNU – Way back in 1949, Jamila Laal married Adbari Laal, a businessman by profession. The Vivaah Sanskaar, rite...

Footprints: A Hindu saint without a shrine

Old ghosts crowd the streets of Teri, a hill settlement deep in the district of Karak. Now and then,...