A passenger plane with 98 people on board has crashed in a crowded neighbourhood on the edge of the international airport near Pakistan’s southern port city of Karachi after what appeared to be an engine failure during landing. Karachi mayor Wasim Akhtar said at least five or six houses were...
Several activists rallied in front of the residence of the Ambassador to Pakistan in Washington D.C on January 09 against the arrest of lawmakers and leaders of a civil rights movement, campaigning for Pakistan's ethnic Pashtun minority. Members of the Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM) in the Washington Metro area called for the demonstrations after the authorities announced that Dr Said Alam Mehsud and Ali Wazir were being prosecuted on anti-state charges. The protestors rejected the accusation and demanded the immediate and unconditional release of the leaders. Ali Wazir, a sitting Member of National Assembly (MNA, the Pakistani Parliament), and a senior leader of Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM) was arrested in the northwestern city of Peshawar on December 16 after a case was lodged in the port city of Karachi. He is accused of making anti-state comments during an unsanctioned rally in the city on December 6. Another prominent Pashtun voice, Dr Said Alam Mehsud was also arrested while participating in a protest against the arrest Ali Wazir.
Actor and MP from Gorakhpur Constituency, Ravi Kishan on December 05 questioned people opposing building film city in Uttar Pradesh. He said that the state government is making film in UP not in Pakistan's Karachi so there should not be any oppose for it.
Navy Day celebrations underway at the War Memorial at Rajaji Salai, in Chennai on December 4."Navy Day is celebrated every year this day to commemorate Operation Trident and Operation Python in 1971, which were launched to attack Karachi. Missile boats were used in a very innovative manner," said Rear Admiral Puneet Chadha. Achievements and roles of Indian Navy are recognised on Navy Day, every year.
Pakistan bowler Yasir Shah was blessed with a baby girl on Monday. The leg spinner hopped on to Twitter to share a picture of his newborn child with friends and... Mid-Day Also reported by •Reuters India