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2 hurt in blast outside Kohat NGO

At least two people were injured when a bomb exploded outside an NGO in Muslimabad area of Kohat on Thursday, partially damaging the building of the NGO. According to police sources, unknown

NGOs sign MoU to help flood-hit Badin

CHEER Canada Vice-President Umer Qureshi and FACES Pakistan Vice-President Javaid William on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) at FACES Pakistan’s office to jointly help flood-hit Badin. According to the document,

NGO announces Ramadan Food Package

The Muslim International NGO’s Forum Pakistan (MIF) announced on Friday that they would jointly utilize their funds to distribute food packs among poor families of Balochistan during the holy month of Ramadan.

NGO helps flood victims

A year after the worst floods in the history of Pakistan killed over two thousand people and displaced millions, hundreds of thousands of adults and children are steadily recovering from the disaster

Eight NGO workers abducted in Pishin

Eight Pakistani aid workers of US NGO American Refugee Committee (ARC) were abducted on Tuesday by unidentified armed men from an Afghan refugee camp along the Quetta-Chaman Highway in Pishin district, 50kms

NGO calls for police reforms

Shehri – Citizens for a Better Environment (Shehri-CBE) on Monday called for the implementation of Police Ordinance 2002 in its true spirit and conversion into a parliament act. In this regard, the

NGO abducting kids unearthed, NA told

The National Assembly was informed on Wednesday that the Punjab Police had recovered 68 children from illegal possession of a bogus non-government organisation (NGO), which abducted the minors for ransom. The NA

Christian NGO demands rights under Sharia

ISLAMABAD – Christian Progressive Movement (CPM) Chairperson Naila Joseph Dayal on Monday strongly condemned the assassination of slain minority affairs minister Shahbaz Bhatti and demanded the promulgation of “Islamic Jurisprudence” in the country to stop ‘cruelties towards the minorities’. Addressing a news conference here at National Press Club (NPC), Naila dispelled the impression that some Islamist elements were behind the murder of Shahbaz Bhatti. “Islam preaches peace and love,

‘Family pressured into becoming pawns by JI lawyer’

KARACHI – Malik Munsaf Awan, the lawyer who volunteered to represent Muhammad Faheem’s family in court in the case against US citizen Raymond Davis, is allegedly pressuring the family into ‘becoming pawns’ for rightwing elements, sources close to the family told Pakistan Today on Monday.
Awan, who refused to comment on the issue, is associated with the Jamaat-e-Islami (JI), and had come to Faheem’s family to volunteer to represent them pro bono. Soon after, however, he started

NGO plans 500km march for HIV/AIDS patients, other marginalised

KARACHI – Pakistan Society, a Karachi-based non-governmental organisation (NGO) dealing with healthcare and social services, has planned to take out a long march from Karachi to Garhi Khuda Bakhsh on March 10 for HIV/AIDS patients and other neglected members of the society.
Moreover, the NGO managers have also threatened to commit self-immolation in case their demands are not met or if any breakdown occurs before they reach their destination.
The Pakistan Society president

NGO providing medical aid in flood-hit areas

LAHORE – The Merlin is an international medical aid organsation, known for delivering emergency medical aid and reviving health services. With an experience of aid work in the 2005 earthquake-hit areas, Merlin also is providing the much needed medical assistance to people in the areas ravaged by the last July’s floods.
A press statement issued here on Tuesday said Merlin has been implementing essential health services to over two million people in Kashmir, Balochistan, the

Israeli settlers building 100 illegal homes: NGO

JERUSALEM – Israeli settlers have illegally begun work on at least 100 homes in the occupied West Bank since the end of a freeze on settlement construction, Israel’s Peace Now movement said on Thursday.
“Since the end of the settlement freeze at the end of September, at least 100 buildings are now under construction in the West Bank,” Peace Now’s secretary general Yariv Oppenheimer told AFP.
In November 2009, Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu implemented a freeze on