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Pakistan to include Ahmadis in National Commission for Minorities

Pakistan on Wednesday announced the inclusion of minority Ahmadis in the National Commission for Minorities. According to 92 News, the federal cabinet on April 20 had approved plans by the Ministry of Religious Affairs to reorganize the commission. However, the proposal did not include a representative from the Ahmadi community. Subsequently, several Ministers raised the issue with PM Khan and suggested that Ahmadis be included in the commission. Accepting the suggestion by the Ministers PM Imran Khan on Wednesday directed …

Mahershala Ali to star in season 2 of ‘Ramy’

Hulu has released first look images for Season 2 of Ramy, featuring Mahershala Ali. The series follows the life of a first-generation Muslim-American played by co-creator Ramy Youssef. While the two-time Oscar winner plays the role of Sheikh Ali who serves as a mentor to Ramy on his spiritual path. Speaking about the role, Youssef said: “I had this amazing hour-long phone call with [Ali] and he was so thoughtful about the show …. I couldn’t have done it with …

Former ‘Harf e Raaz’ co-host lashes out at Orya Maqbool Jan

In a leaked call, former co-host of ‘Harf e Raaz’ lashed out against Orya Maqbool Jan for being a “hypocrite” and having an “illicit relationship” with the show’s producer. The damning claims were made by Jameel Farooqui in a phone call with Canada’s Rawal TV. Farooqui lamented that due to the nature of his job he was forced to share the screen with someone who had “extremist views”. He claimed: “When you are on screen, it’s not just one person …

Ahmadi man shot dead in Kharian

An elderly Ahmadi man was shot and killed at his home Sunday morning in an alleged armed robbery. According to reports, the incident took place at the residence of Malik Sadiq in Main Market, Chandni Chowk. Sadiq was shot dead as he tried to resist the robbers’ demands. A Police party led by DSP Kharian Asad Ishaq and SHO Mujahid Abbas reached the place of the incident, however by that time, the suspects had managed to escape.

Hindus beaten up in Sukkur for Drinking Water

Locals savagely beat up a group of Hindus they tried to collect drinking water. Six people including 3 women were severely injured after men from the Soomro clan used batons and sticks to beat up the lower caste Hindus for using the water pump to collect drinking water. The incident took place in Mubarakpur, Sukkur on April 25th. A case has been registered against the culprits by the local Police.

Pakistani man arrested for wanting to visit Israel

David Ariel (formerly Khalil-ur-Rehman), a Pakistani citizen who wanted to visit Israel on his Pakistani passport was arrested by security forces on Friday. For the past month, Ariel had been camping in the Pakistani capital Islamabad, in front of the National Press Club. With a Star of David affixed to his camp Ariel had been demanding that the Government of Pakistan allow him to visit Israel on his Pakistani passport. Under Pakistani law, Pakistani passports are not valid for travel …

Himalayan Lynx filmed hunting Markhor for the first time in Pakistan

A new video shows a Himalayan Lynx hunting a Markhor, something that’s never before been captured on film in Pakistan. The intimate footage was captured by WWF photographer Nyal Mueenuddin on the steep rocky cliffs of Chitral Valley. The video which was uploaded on April 24th by WWF Pakistan shows the Himalayan Lynx crouching in a camouflaged position behind a rock before charging and taking down a grazing Markhor. According to WWF the scene unfolded when WWF field production team …

Pakistan using ISI system to track coronavirus cases

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday revealed that the country was using an ISI system to trace and track patients of coronavirus. PM Khan made the revelation on live TV during the Ehsaas Telethon, He said: “It was originally meant to trace terrorists but we’re using it to tackle corona” Khan added that “tracking and testing is the only way to reopen businesses”. Funds collected during the live telethon will be used to combat the coronavirus pandemic across the country. …

Deputy Commissioner Chiniot visits wheat procurement center

Deputy Commissioner Chiniot Mohammad Riaz on Monday paid a visit to Wheat Purchase and Ehsaas Scheme Centers. During the visit DC Riaz was accompanied by District Police Officer Syed Hassanin Haider, who also reviewed the arrangements at the wheat procurement centers. Assistant Commissioner Chinot, Aisha Yasin and District Food Controller Tanveer Ahmed were also present. D.C. Riaz directed local officers to ensure availability of all possible facilities to the farmers at the wheat procurement centers. He also stressed that all …

Doctor Naqi Uddin dies after contracting COVID-19

A doctor who dedicated his life to saving others has died after contracting coronavirus. Dr. Naqi Uddin, 72 died on Saturday at PIMS Hospital in Islamabad, where he was being treated for the novel coronavirus. Deputy Commissioner Islamabad, Muhammad Hamza Shafqaat offered “Heartfelt condolences for the family” and said: One 72 years doctor just lost the battle against Covid in Islamabad. This is our second casualty. Heartfelt condolences for the family. We are arranging for the final rituals as per …

Israeli faith leaders hold joint prayer for Peace & Public Health

Israeli religious leaders gathered in Haifa on Tuesday for a multifaith prayer for an end to the coronavirus pandemic around the world. The gathering was organized by Haifa City Council and was led by a Muslim Imam, a Jewish Rabbi, a Christian Priest and a Druze leader. ????????Haifa – A Jewish Rabbi, a Christian priest, an Ahmadi Muslim Imam and the spiritual leader of the Druze community pray together for an end to the #Coronavirus pandemic pic.twitter.com/X0OHhCOUKr — Rabwah Times …

Ahmadis condemn terror attack on Sikh Gurudwara in Afghanistan

Ahmadiyya Muslim Community of India has condemned the terror attack on Sikh Gurdawara in Kabul. In a statement the community said it stands with the Sikh community in this hour of distress. Expressing solidarity with Sikhs, Ahmadi community spokesperson Tariq Ahmad said: “The Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at India strongly condemns the terror attack that happened few days back on the Gurudwara at Kabul. Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at India expresses dismay at the incident and express solidarity with the Sikh community in this …