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At least 74 people killed after gas cylinders exploded on train in Pakistan
There are reports that some passengers were cooking when the cylinders exploded.
Death toll rises above 150 in Pakistan oil tanker explosion
The tanker burst into flames after it flipped over on the national highway in Punjab province.
Pakistani man kills his sisters because they chose their husbands
It is the latest “honour killing” in the country.
Pakistani police stop 10-year-old girl from getting married
It is understood a number of village elders have been arrested.
Watch these Sikh men remove their turbans to rescue drowning boys
When a group of children got overwhelmed at a religious festival the two men stepped in.
Indian gangster escapes from custody after 'poisoning his guards'
Vikram Paras, 27, carried out the daring escape as four armed officers were escorting him from the busy Old Delhi Railway Station in the capital early yesterday.
11 dead in Karachi bomb blast as voting takes place in Pakistan
More than 86 million people are eligible to vote as the elections marks the first transition from one civilian government to another in the country’s 66 year history.
Six arrested after another bus gang-rape case in India
It has emerged that another gang-rape has taken place in India in near-identical circumstances to the one which caused worldwide outrage weeks ago.
India: 370 million people affected by power outage
Worst blackout to hit India in ten years highlights country’s struggle to meet growing demand for electricity.
Pakistan tells pot-bellied police: 'Go on a diet, or quit the force'
77 per cent of police in Rawalpindi are overweight – so the police chief now says waistlines cannot be above 38″.
Militants attack Pakistan checkpoint, killing at least 5
Five security troops were killed on the Afghanistan-Pakistan border when 200 militants attacked a checkpoint earlier today.
Suicide bomber kills 31 at a funeral in north-west Pakistan
The blast happened on Wednesday morning and injured more than 30 people according to a hospital administrator.