Religion

2017-12-06

KP authorities hope discovery of Buddha statue will boost religious tourism

The discovery of the roughly 1,700-year-old statue, carved from Kanjur stone, was announced in November.

Religion 2017-12-06

KP authorities hope discovery of Buddha statue will boost religious tourism

The discovery of the roughly 1,700-year-old statue, carved from Kanjur stone, was announced in November.

2017-10-23

Sikh music classes signal religious tolerance in Peshawar

The classes are a religious obligation for Sikhs, but also promote peace and religious harmony, observers say.

Religion 2017-10-23

Sikh music classes signal religious tolerance in Peshawar

The classes are a religious obligation for Sikhs, but also promote peace and religious harmony, observers say.

2017-09-21

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to implement reforms on mosques, imams

The government is currently collecting statistics on the number of mosques and imams in the province.

Religion 2017-09-21

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to implement reforms on mosques, imams

The government is currently collecting statistics on the number of mosques and imams in the province.

2017-09-20

Pakistan prepares for Muharram with increased security

The holy month is expected to start September 21.

Religion 2017-09-20

Pakistan prepares for Muharram with increased security

The holy month is expected to start September 21.

2017-08-29

Pakistan cracks down on illegal donations ahead of Eid ul Adha

Authorities are trying to cut off unwitting charitable donations to extremist groups.

Religion 2017-08-29

Pakistan cracks down on illegal donations ahead of Eid ul Adha

Authorities are trying to cut off unwitting charitable donations to extremist groups.

2017-05-30

Pakistani religious scholars issue fatwa against terrorism

More than 30 scholars unanimously agreed that suicide bombings and all acts of terrorism are haram.

Religion 2017-05-30

Pakistani religious scholars issue fatwa against terrorism

More than 30 scholars unanimously agreed that suicide bombings and all acts of terrorism are haram.

2017-04-27

Sindh shutters record number of seminaries

Under the National Action Plan (NAP), the provincial government closed down 2,311 seminaries for 'suspicious activities'.

Religion 2017-04-27

Sindh shutters record number of seminaries

Under the National Action Plan (NAP), the provincial government closed down 2,311 seminaries for 'suspicious activities'.

2017-04-14

JUI-F centennial gathering denounces terrorism, advocates peace

Leaders called for the "strict adherence to Islamic ideology, which preaches love, brotherhood, harmony, mutual co-existence and non-violence".

Religion 2017-04-14

JUI-F centennial gathering denounces terrorism, advocates peace

Leaders called for the "strict adherence to Islamic ideology, which preaches love, brotherhood, harmony, mutual co-existence and non-violence".

2017-04-07

Islam prohibits extremism and violence, says Imam-e-Kaaba

The imam of the Grand Mosque in Makkah addressed a gathering in Nowshera District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Religion 2017-04-07

Islam prohibits extremism and violence, says Imam-e-Kaaba

The imam of the Grand Mosque in Makkah addressed a gathering in Nowshera District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

2016-11-17

Karachi cracks down on sectarian violence

Security forces have arrested a number of elements in Karachi accused of attacking the Shia and Sunni communities.

Religion 2016-11-17

Karachi cracks down on sectarian violence

Security forces have arrested a number of elements in Karachi accused of attacking the Shia and Sunni communities.

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