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India: 32 killed, 20 injured in road mishap in western India16-06-2012
NEW DELHI, (Xinhua): At least 32 people have been killed and over 20 others sustained injuries in a major road mishap in the western Indian state of Maharashtra in the wee hours of Saturday, a senior police officer said.
Nepal: 6 teenage girls commit suicide after failing in exams16-06-2012
KATHMANDU, (Xinhua): At least six teenage girls have committed suicide across Nepal in the past three days after failing to pass the School Leaving Certificate (SLC) examination, whose results were published Wednesday evening.
Pakistan: Four killed in Karachi violence15-06-2012
KARACHI, (Dawn): Four people were killed in latest incidents of violence in Karachi, DawnNews reported on Friday.One person was shot dead in the city’s North Karachi area and another was killed in an incident of firing in the Garden area.
Pakistan: Drones criticized as US strike kills three in Pakistan15-06-2012
Another US drone attack killed at least three people early Thursday in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region, security officials said, despite mounting controversy over Washington's increasing use of drones.
India: Four Dalits done to death in Srikakulam village13-06-2012
Four Dalits were killed and 25 injured in an attack, allegedly by members of a Backward Class community, at Lakshmipeta of Vangara mandal, 55 km from here, on Tuesday morning. The condition of four, admitted in the Rajam area hospital was stated to be critical.
Pakistan: 5.6 magnitude earthquake hits NW Pakistan11-06-2012
ISLAMABAD, (Xinhua): A moderate earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale jolted Pakistan's northwest province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Monday morning, local meteorological department reported.
Pakistan: One killed in continuing viloence in Karachi11-06-2012
KARACHI, (Dawn): Unknown persons entered a house in Baldia Town’s Mawach Goth area in Karachi and opened indiscriminate gunfire Sunday, killing one person and injuring two others, DawnNews reported.
Pakistan: Bomb rips through bus near Quetta, killing six11-06-2012
QUETTA, (Dawn): A passenger bus travelling from Quetta to Naushki was struck by a bomb in the Dringarh area near Mastung early on Monday killing six persons, DawnNews reported.
US fighting its own war in tribal areas in Pakistan: Panetta10-06-2012
WASHINGTON, (Dawn): US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta while giving an interview to a US television channel on Saturday said that the United States(US) is fighting its own war in the tribal areas of the Pak-Afghan border region and that military safe havens in Pakistan would not be tolerated, DawnNews reported.
Pakistan angrily reacts to Panetta statement on drone strikes09-06-2012
ISLAMABAD, (Xinhua): Pakistan has angrily reacted to remarks by US Secretary of Defence, Leon Panetta, that the American pilot-less aircraft will continue attacks in Pakistan's tribal regions despite the country's protest.
PAKISTAN: Coming clean about child sexual abuse - or not07-06-2012
LAHORE, (IRIN): Sidra Bibi*was a young girl living with her parents and siblings in the Pakistani city of Lahore when she suffered sexual abuse, and the trauma has lived with her over the years.
Jammu & Kashmir: Students protest infant deaths07-06-2012
Srinagar, J & K, India, (Greater Kashmir): In a unique way to protest the death of more than 480 infants in GB Pant hospital, students of various schools at Batamaloo in collaboration with Social Reform Organization (SRO) – an NGO on Wednesday organized protest rally under the banner -
Pakistan: US kills al Qa'ida number two in drone strike06-06-2012
WASHINGTON, (Agencies) : The United States said Tuesday that al Qaeda number two Abu Yahya al-Libi was dead, after a drone strike dealt the weightiest blow to the terror group since the killing of Osama bin Laden.
Pakistani minister's senate membership suspended over dual nationality05-06-2012
ISLAMABAD, (Xinhua): The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Monday suspended the parliament membership of the country's Interior Minister Rehman Malik over dual nationality, court officials said.
Pakistan: 16 people killed in US drone strikes05-06-2012
MIRANSHAH, (The News): Sixteen people, including suspected militants, were killed and some others injured in one of the deadliest US drone strikes in North Waziristan at Hasukhel village of Mir Ali subdivision on Monday, tribal sources said.
Pakistan: US drone strike kills ten in South Waziristan03-06-2012
PESHAWAR, (Agencies): US drone strikes targeting a militant house and vehicle in Pakistan’s northwestern tribal area killed at least ten suspected militants Sunday including two key militant commanders, security officials said, the second attack in 24 hours.
Pakistan: Fighter jets pound militant hideouts in Khyber, five killed02-06-2012
PESHAWAR, (Dawn): Five militants were reportedly killed on Saturday in an assault by fighter jets in the northwestern Khyber tribal region, DawnNews reported.
Jammu & Kashmir: Govt accused of disappearance of 9500 people02-06-2012
Srinagar, J & K, India, (Greater Kashmir): Accusing the government of being responsible for disappearance of 9500 persons in last 20 years, Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Friday said that incidents like Al-Faran kidnapping, Chattisinghpora massacre and Machil fake encounter were the handiwork of government agencies aimed at defaming Kashmir movement.
Jammu & Kashmir: Chair of J & K Lib Front Malik detained in Banihal02-06-2012
Srinagar, J & K,India, (Greater Kashmir): Police on Friday detained the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front, Muhammad Yasin Malik, along with his supporters near Jawahar Tunnel on the Srinagar-Jammu Highway. Malik was scheduled to address a public rally in Banihal.
India: Wakf Board all set to resume encroached land in Malkajgiri31-05-2012
HYDERABAD, (Times of India): The AP State Wakf Board is planning to resume Koh-e-Imam-e-Zamin Dargah property in Malkajgiri in the city following the Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissing a petition filed by Qamar Hasan Razwi who had claimed that he was the rightful mutawalli (custodian) of the dargah.
Pakistan: Shi'a shot dead in Quetta in sectarian killing31-05-2012
QUETTA, (Dawn): A man belonging to the Hazara community was shot dead in the Joint road area on Wednesday evening and police described it as a case of targeted sectarian attack.
Ali Muhammad was passing through the Joint road area when men on a motorcycle opened fire. He suffered multiple injuries and died on the spot.
India: Muslim leaders’ concern of terror arrest of Kashmir students30-05-2012
New Delhi, (GK News Network): Leaders of various Muslim organizations have expressed serious concern over the “illegal” detention and arrest of two Kashmiri students allegedly by the Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) of UP police.
Jammu & Kashmir: 3 women among 5 die in Banihal mishap29-05-2012
Ramban, J & K, India, (Greater Kashmir): At least five persons, including three women, were killed when a mini-bus, they were traveling in, skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge in Chapnari area of Banihal on Monday morning.
The handloom is simply a weaving device made of wood and iron mainly operated by hand ,relying solely on human metabolic energy. It requires a space barely 8 sq. metres. Handloom weaving is a cottage based industry spread through out the country. The sounds of the handloom is the music of the rural home inviting fortune to them. In the process of weaving the handloom weaver create a harmony of motion and rhythm. The vast majority of Bangladeshi handlooms are engaged in weaving cotton and blended fabrics although handloom cloth of silk earned a good reputation. Famous areas for silk weaving are Rajshahi, Tangail and Nobabgonj . Rajshahi produces mainly silk sarees, a special type of cloth weared by the women folk . Tangail produces also silk saree namely Tangail Muslin and Narayangonj produces the famous Jamdani saree, silk sarees Tangail Muslins and famous jamdani. Zari work called brocade is also famous in Mirpur, Dhaka .In Bangladesh there are different schools of weaving on jacquard, dobby, frame and pit looms .Product assortments made of other are saree , lungie, gamsa, grameen check fabrics, printed bed covers, pillow covers, table mats, kitchen and hand towels, apron, curtain and upholstery, furnishing fabrics, bags bandage etc.