2017 December 23

Archive for December 23rd, 2017

Construction work on Hakla-Dera Ismail Khan motorway in full swing

December 23, 2017 |

Construction work on 54-kilometer long portion of Hakla-Dera Ismail Khan motorway from Yarak to Rehmanikhel is in full swing.

Project Manager of National logistic cell Kamal Khan told our correspondent that the project will be completed next year at a …

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Tax issue to be resolved soon: Taban

December 23, 2017 |

Senior Minister Gilgit-Baltistan Muhammad Akbar Taban has said that the Tax issue will be resolved soon.

Addressing a news conference in Skardu on Saturday, he said Chief Minister Hafeez-ur-Rehman has asked people not to become part of any conspiracy.

Meanwhile, …

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Two killed in boiler blast in Gujranwala

December 23, 2017 |

Two people were killed and eight others received burn injuries in Gujranwala on Saturday.

The fire erupted due to a boiler blast in the factory.

Source: Radio Pakistan

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Authorities Investigate Cases of Forced Conversion of Sikh Minority in Pakistan

December 23, 2017 |

Pakistani authorities have initiated an inquiry into allegations that members of the Sikh religious minority have been forced to convert to Islam in the country's northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

The Sikh community in Hangu district last week filed a complaint, …

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Indian Military Says 3 of Its Soldiers Killed in Kashmir

December 23, 2017 |

Three Indian soldiers were killed by military fire near the line of control that divides India and Pakistan in the contested state of Kashmir, the Indian army said Saturday.

According to the Indian military, Pakistani soldiers fired across the border …

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Christians Gather for Christmas Under Stepped Up Security

December 23, 2017 |

QUETTA, PAKISTAN/JAKARTA, INDONESIA Christmas church services and other celebrations are being held this weekend under the gaze of armed guards and security cameras in many countries after Islamic State gunmen attacked a Methodist church in Pakistan as a Sunday service …

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