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Power riots continue

With no respite in load shedding despite repeated assurances and appeasing announcements by the government, people across the country again donned their protesting costumes on Saturday to demonstrate against the authorities failure

No let up in Punjab power riots

Protests against massive load shedding continued across the province for the fifth day running, as an angry mob torched LESCO’s regional office in the Ichhra area of Lahore on Tuesday. Massive protests

IG forms committee to probe Karachi riots

A team comprising senior officers of police and Sindh Police’s Crime Investigation Department (CID) has been set up for the investigation into Sunday’s firing incident at Numaish Chowrangi, media reported on Monday.


M J Akbar

The honourable idiots

Hazrat-e-buddhu bhi Gandhi ke saath hain. Zarra-e-khaq hain magar aandhi ke saath hain. There is little justice in translation. Akbar Allahabadi, the iconic 19th-20th century satirist, would have been especially amused at

China police detain 72 over tax riots

Police in China have detained 72 people after thousands rioted in an eastern manufacturing city in what began as a protest over taxes, local authorities said. Cars were smashed and several police

Series dedicated to riots victims

Pakistan, India and the main sponsors of the Indo-Pak Clash of Titans Soccer series have decided to dedicate the matches between the two sporting nations to the three Pakistani victims of Birmingham

UK to tackle social problems after riots

Britain needs to tackle deep-seated social problems following riots and looting in English cities this week, the centre-right government said on Saturday, and a U.S. street crime expert it has brought in

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