Religion

Sikh music classes signal religious tolerance in Peshawar

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.


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to implement reforms on mosques, imams

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to implement reforms on mosques, imams

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


Pakistan prepares for Muharram with increased security

Pakistan prepares for Muharram with increased security

The holy month is expected to start September 21.


Pakistan cracks down on illegal donations ahead of Eid ul Adha

Pakistan cracks down on illegal donations ahead of Eid ul Adha

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


Pakistani religious scholars issue fatwa against terrorism

Pakistani religious scholars issue fatwa against terrorism

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


Sindh shutters record number of seminaries

Sindh shutters record number of seminaries

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


JUI-F centennial gathering denounces terrorism, advocates peace

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'.


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

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.


Karachi cracks down on sectarian violence

Karachi cracks down on sectarian violence

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


Pakistani minorities express patriotism, loyalty on Independence Day

Pakistani minorities express patriotism, loyalty on Independence Day

Security improvements have encouraged Pakistani Christians, Hindus and Sikhs to celebrate such events.


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