Magnitude 5.8 quake shakes cities in eastern Punjab province and a portion of disputed Kashmir with all deaths reported from Mirpur district, officials say.
Kashmiris studying in India and Bangladesh are already wracked with worry about their families due to the communications blackout and now face alarming financial pressures as their funds dry up.
In recent years, Pakistan has increasingly invested in renovations to both Sikh gurdwaras and Hindu temples, but structural problems still exist with its minorities.
Pakistani nationalism was modelled around the 'valour' of Muslim kings who ruled the sub-continent for several centuries and India does the same with its ruling party aggressively rephrasing history to promote Hindu nationalism.
At least 20 people have been killed in the second such incident within a span of few weeks.
Total number of polio-affected children rises to 41 this year in Pakistan, where militant groups often target polio vaccinators and their security in several regions.
The country's police force is being accused of the inept and insensitive handling of the case of 10-year-old Farishta, raising questions about the entire justice system.
In an investigation into how the virus has infected over 600 people in Larkana city, so far the government has arrested one pediatrician and set up several screening labs in local hospitals.
A Pakistani official says gunmen have ambushed a bus and killed 14 passengers after forcing them off the vehicle on a highway in the country's southwest.
Many Indian Sikhs believe that peace between India and Pakistan is possible because people from both the countries share common history and culture, and they get along very well.
British leaders have expressed ‘deep regret’ but have not issued an apology despite being urged to do so by the UK opposition.
Associate professor Khalid Hameed was allegedly killed by his student who, according to the police report, had warned the teacher against holding mixed gender reception because it is "against the teachings of Islam."
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