Indian police crackdown on illegal liquor suppliers after 86 die

Indian police crackdown on illegal liquor suppliers after 86 die

Indian police raided rural hamlets and made arrests to break up a bootlegging cartel on Sunday, after 86 people died from consuming illegally-produced alcohol this week in the northwestern state of Punjab, officials said.

Qatar Charity builds mosque in Pakistan’s Punjab

Qatar Charity builds mosque in Pakistan’s Punjab

Qatar Charity (QC), in collaboration with the government departments concerned and local communities, has successfully built a mosque in Allah Ditta Machi ...

Blast in Indian fireworks factory kills 14 people

Blast in Indian fireworks factory kills 14 people

A blast at a fireworks factory in India on Wednesday killed 14 people, police said, weeks ahead of a Hindu festival marked by the lighting of millions of fire crackers.

India train disaster toll rises amid anger over safety

India train disaster toll rises amid anger over safety

Around 60 people are now known to have died when a train ploughed into a crowd of revellers watching a firework display in India, officials said Saturday.

Train runs over crowd on tracks in northern India, 50 feared dead

Train runs over crowd on tracks in northern India, 50 feared dead

A commuter train travelling at high speed struck a crowd of people seated on tracks in northern India on Friday and at least 50 were feared killed, Punjab state police and witnesses said.

Hundreds of Sikh separatists rally in London

Hundreds of Sikh separatists rally in London

Hundreds of Sikh separatists and their supporters gathered in London's Trafalgar Square on Sunday to demand a referendum on an independent homeland to be carved out of India.

Former Pakistan PM Sharif moved back to jail

Former Pakistan PM Sharif moved back to jail

Sharif was shifted to Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) in Islamabad two days ago after he reportedly fell sick inside prison.

Sikh separatist row casts shadow on Trudeau's India visit

Sikh separatist row casts shadow on Trudeau's India visit

Allegations that the Canadian government backs Sikh separatists cast a shadow as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday toured India's Sikh-dominated state of Punjab.

China refuses visa to elderly Indian runner

China refuses visa to elderly Indian runner

Man Kaur, dubbed the "miracle from Chandigarh" after winning the 100-metres gold at the World Masters Games in Auckland in April, had been training hard for the competition at home in Punjab state.

11 killed as van driver loses control in Pakistan

11 killed as van driver loses control in Pakistan

At least 11 people were killed and 18 others were injured in a collision between a passenger van and a trailer in Pakistan's southern Punjab province, police said.

India top court orders Punjab state to share river water

India top court orders Punjab state to share river water

India's top court ordered authorities in northern Punjab state Thursday to share river water supplies with a neighbouring state, triggering a spate of resignations by angry lawmakers.

Headless body found in Industrial Area

Headless body found in Industrial Area

The headless body of a person, suspected to be a road traffic accident victim, was found on Street 27 of the Doha Industrial Area early Sunday, according to a report in an online newspaper.