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Magnitude 7.2 Earthquake hits Tajikistan, shakes Pakistan, India, Afghanistan

Magnitude 7.2 Earthquake hits Tajikistan, shakes Pakistan, India, Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD – A magnitude 7.2 earthquake has hit Tajikistan, according to the US Geological Survey. The earthquake’s epicenter was located 109 kilometers (68 miles) west of Murghob, Tajikistan and 133 kilometers (83 miles) northeast of Khorugh, Tajikistan. The depth of the quake was 29 kilometers. But buildings shook as far away in Pakistan, India, Afghanistan and Kyrgyzstan,  sources report. A ... Read More »

Police complaint lodged against Bollywood star Aamir Khan

A complaint with charges of sedition, defamation, hurting religious feelings, and criminal intimidation against the Bollywood actor, Aamir Khan and his wife Kiran Rao, was filed in the court of additional chief judicial magistrate on Friday. The court has fixed the next date onDecember 14, for hearing statement. Aamir Khan has been in the media for a long time after his ... Read More »

India has not responded to Pakistan’s peace overtures: Salman Khurshid

‘India has a stake in the success of Pakistan far greater than the usefulness of a counterargument against its initial conception,’ he maintained. ISLAMABAD – India has not responded to Pakistan’s overtures for peace in South Asia the way it should have, said former Indian Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid speaking at a seminar in Islamabad. Mr. Khurshid said that it ... Read More »

Google launches ‘Person Finder’ after South Asia earthquake

Google launches 'Person Finder' after South Asia earthquake

Google has launched its Person Finder service after a 7.5-magnitute earthquake ripped through Hindukush region, striking Pakistan, Afghanistan while also rattling people India and Tajikistan. The powerful earthquake has reportedly killed more than 200 in Pakistan and Afghanistan and injuring hundreds of others in the region. Launched for the first time in 2010, the tech company’s service is made live after ... Read More »

Over 250 dead in Pakistan as powerful 7.5 quake hits Hindukush region

A powerful earthquake of 7.5 magnitude has shaken Himalayan region on 26 October 2015. The epicenter of the quake was reported to be in northeastern Afghanistan.

ISLAMABAD (Pakistan) – A powerful earthquake measuring 7.5 magnitude has struck major cities of Pakistan, including the northern areas, on Monday, 26 October. The epicenter was reportedly in the Hindukush region of Afghanistan. Tremors were felt in major cities, including Islamabad, Lahore, Rawalpindi, Faisalabad Peshawar, Quetta, Kohat, Malakand and the mountainous region of Hunza and Chitral. Pakistani officials said that at least ... Read More »

Shah Rukh Khan receives honorary doctorate from Edinburgh University

Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan rceives honorary doctorate from Edinburgh University

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has received an honorary doctorate from the University of Edinburgh for his contribution to film and his philanthropic work. Shah Rukh Khan said he was “extremely grateful and extremely humbled” by the recognition, saying it inspired him to work harder so that he deserved it “at least in retrospect”. The actor was presented with the ... Read More »

Minorities rights under attack in India, says Kashmiri leader

Srinagar, June 22: All Parties Hurriyat Conference leader and Chairman of Islamic Political Party, Muhammad Yousuf Naqash has stated that the basic structure of Indian State and polity is based on communal thoughts and fascist vision. Naqash stated that as a result the life of minorities in India especially Muslims, Christians and Sikhs has been made miserable and their economic, ... Read More »

In India, second journalist killed, burned in two weeks

NEW YORK — The burned body of a journalist was found in the Indian state of Maharashtra on Saturday, the day after he had been kidnapped, according to news reports. The murder of Sandeep Kothari is the second such one of a journalist in India in less than two weeks. “The horrific murder of another journalist in less than two ... Read More »

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