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Pakistan: Nearly 20 killed, several injured during train-bus collision at railway crossing in Sindh province's Sukkur division
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Pakistan: Nearly 20 killed, several injured during train-bus collision at railway crossing in Sindh province's Sukkur division

Sukkur District Health Officer Dr Munir Mangrio confirmed that 13 bodies were sent to the Rohri hospital, while the remaining bodies were sent to the Sukkur hospital. The deceased included five women and nine men.

In desert regions of Pakistan's Umerkot, a women-led initiative to grow jujube berries yields a sweet harvest
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In desert regions of Pakistan's Umerkot, a women-led initiative to grow jujube berries yields a sweet harvest

The journey began in 2015 when 10 women planted 50 fruit berry (jujube) trees grafted with indigenous wild berries. The extension of such orchards could fulfill the nutritional requirements and could reduce malnourishment among pregnant lactating women, children and women in drought affected areas of Umerkot and Tharparkar.

Toxic gas leak in Karachi kills five, makes dozens unwell; reason for incident remains unknown, but officials rule out sabotage
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Toxic gas leak in Karachi kills five, makes dozens unwell; reason for incident remains unknown, but officials rule out sabotage

A toxic gas leak killed five people and sickened dozens of others in a coastal residential area in Pakistan's port city of Karachi

Pakistan authorities launch judicial probe into death of Hindu medical student in Sindh province
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Pakistan authorities launch judicial probe into death of Hindu medical student in Sindh province

Pakistani authorities on Wednesday launched a judicial probe into the mysterious death of a Hindu dental student in Sindh province, following a high court order.

Following a good monsoon after years, Thar desert blooms in Pakistan’s Sindh province
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Following a good monsoon after years, Thar desert blooms in Pakistan’s Sindh province

Receiving a good amount of rainfall after many years, the Thar desert is in full bloom in Pakistan’s Sindh province.

Imran Khan failed to help Sikh girl who was forcibly converted and married to Muslim man, says Captain Amarinder Singh
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Imran Khan failed to help Sikh girl who was forcibly converted and married to Muslim man, says Captain Amarinder Singh

Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh launched an attack on Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan, saying he has failed to help the Sikh girl who was forcibly converted to Islam and married against her wishes

Donald Trump administration reviewing assistance to Pakistan as Islamabad plays crucial role in US-Taliban talks
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Donald Trump administration reviewing assistance to Pakistan as Islamabad plays crucial role in US-Taliban talks

With Islamabad playing a crucial role in peace talks with the Taliban, which may ultimately result in the withdrawal of the 14,000 US troops from the war-torn Afghanistan, the Trump administration seems to be reviewing its aid policy to Pakistan

Islamabad HC forms commission to investigate reported abduction, conversion of two Hindu girls in Sindh
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Islamabad HC forms commission to investigate reported abduction, conversion of two Hindu girls in Sindh

The Islamabad High Court on Tuesday formed a five-member commission to probe the alleged abduction, forced conversion and marriage of two teenage Hindu girls in Sindh province that led to massive protests by the minority community in the country.

Another Hindu girl abducted in Pakistan’s Sindh: Day after FIR against man, he claims teen he married embraced Islam, is not a minor
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Another Hindu girl abducted in Pakistan’s Sindh: Day after FIR against man, he claims teen he married embraced Islam, is not a minor

A Pakistani man has claimed that a Hindu woman, who authorities said was a minor and abducted by four armed men, has converted to Islam and married him in Sindh province

Imran Khan orders 'swift action' after books, idols set on fire at Hindu temple in Pakistan's Sindh; says this is 'against Quran teachings'
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Imran Khan orders 'swift action' after books, idols set on fire at Hindu temple in Pakistan's Sindh; says this is 'against Quran teachings'

A Hindu temple was vandalised in Pakistan's Sindh province by miscreants who set the holy books and idols on fire, drawing a strong reaction from Prime Minister Imran Khan who ordered swift and decisive action against the perpetrators.

Pregnant singer shot dead in Pakistan's Sindh province after refusing to stand up during performance
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Pregnant singer shot dead in Pakistan's Sindh province after refusing to stand up during performance

Pakistan's 24-year-old Samina Samoon was constantly asked to get up while singing by a man identified as Tarique Ahmed Jatoi, who later shot her dead

Karachi firing: Three policemen, one pedestrian killed as gunmen open fire in Pakistan's Sindh province
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Karachi firing: Three policemen, one pedestrian killed as gunmen open fire in Pakistan's Sindh province

Pakistani police say gunmen riding on a motorcycle have opened fire on a police vehicle in the southern port city of Karachi, killing three officers and a passer-by before fleeing the scene of the attack

Pakistan’s Sindh province recruits 40 women to be deployed for counter-terrorism
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Pakistan’s Sindh province recruits 40 women to be deployed for counter-terrorism

Police in Pakistan's Sindh province, for the first time ever, have recruited 40 women in its Counter-Terrorism Department and Rapid Response Force

Pakistan Sufi shrine blast: After attack, devotees perform daily rituals as a message to terrorists
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Pakistan Sufi shrine blast: After attack, devotees perform daily rituals as a message to terrorists

Grieving worshippers on Friday thronged the Lal Shahbaz Qalandar Sufi shrine and performed daily rituals, sending a strong message to the terrorists who killed at least 88 people in a suicide attack there. The famous Sufi shrine at Sehwan in the Sindh province was closed due to security reasons following the deadly attack by an Islamic State suicide bomber on Wednesday.

Sindh's new sports minister is in the news for being the 'Sardar of Swag'
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Sindh's new sports minister is in the news for being the 'Sardar of Swag'

Newly inducted into the Sindh cabinet and given charge of the sports portfolio, Sardar Muhammad Bux Khan Mahar is making news for possibly being the minister with the most swag — and that's having fought off competition from Burberry-toting colleagues like Sharmila Farooqi.

Explosion near a paramilitary rangers vehicle kills 1, injures 8 in Pakistan
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Explosion near a paramilitary rangers vehicle kills 1, injures 8 in Pakistan

Officials say a roadside bomb has exploded near a vehicle carrying paramilitary rangers in southern Pakistan, killing a security official and wounding three officers and five civilians.

'Mian Sahib, you will have to resign': Imran khan asks Pakistan PM to step down after Panama Paper leaks
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'Mian Sahib, you will have to resign': Imran khan asks Pakistan PM to step down after Panama Paper leaks

kistan's opposition leader Imran Khan on Sunday demanded the resignation of Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif after 'Panama Paper' leaks which linked three of his children with offshore wealth

Pakistan mourns victims of deadly suicide bombing in Shia mosque
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Pakistan mourns victims of deadly suicide bombing in Shia mosque

Pakistan on Saturday mourned the victims of the deadly suicide bombing in a Shia mosque in southern Sindh province that killed 61 people with many of the injured still in critical condition, officials said.

57 people killed as speeding oil tanker crashes into a bus in Pakistan
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57 people killed as speeding oil tanker crashes into a bus in Pakistan

At least 57 people were killed and scores injured today when a speeding oil tanker crashed into an over crowded passenger bus on the highway in Pakistan's southern Sindh province.

21 women, 19 children among 58 killed in Pakistan road accident
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21 women, 19 children among 58 killed in Pakistan road accident

At least 50 people, including eight women and children, were killed when a bus rammed into a truck in Pakistan's Sindh province on Tuesday.