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October 2016

Counter-terrorism official says financially and logistically dented, terrorist outfits which had different agendas all going for soft targets now Terrorist outfits namely the Laskhar-e-Jhangvi, the Lashker-e-Jhangvi al-Alami, the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan and al-Qaeda Indian Subcontinent are all focusing on sectarian attacks, particularly targeting the Shia, Bohra, and Ahmadi communities and the …

Around midday on Saturday, a road in Gurumandir was blocked because a rally organised by the banned outfit Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat and later in the evening, five men belonging to the Shia community were gunned down at a majlis held at a house in Nazimabad No. 4. Although the …

Since the start of 2016, a constant downward trend in violence has been seen in Sindh, particularly in its capital Karachi, particularly in the third quarter of this year, because of the ongoing operation that started in September 2013, an Islamabad-based security think tank said in its report released recently. …

KARACHI: One alleged terrorist was gunned down by law enforcement agencies, who also detained as many as 33 suspects from various parts of Karachi in the wee hours of Monday.  Officials of the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) conducted an operation in Karachi’s Korangi area in which one alleged militant was killed. …

Directed by Zia Mohyeddin and written by the late Intizar Hussain, Khwabon Ke Musafir will open the festival on November 3 and will serve as a tribute to the iconic Urdu literature giant.  THEATRETALK After several delays, the festival will make its inaugural appearance, next month. Bringing together a group …

KARACHI: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari has accused the federal government of politicising the Karachi operation. Talking to reporters at the Jinnah Postgraduate Medi­cal Centre (JPMC) which he visited on Saturday to inquire after the health of former federal minister Dr Asim Hussain, he alleged that Prime Minister …

KARACHI: Five people, among them two brothers, were gunned down and as many others wounded in what police described as an armed attack on sectarian grounds in Karachi’s Nazimabad locality on Saturday. It was the fourth such assault in the city during Muharram. Police said two assailants riding a motorbike …

//php echo Assets::css(); ? <!—-> <!– –> | | October 31, 2016 Pakistan KARACHI: At least one ‘terrorist’ was killed and 33 other suspects rounded up in raids by law enforcement agencies in Karachi late on Sunday, officials and sources said. Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) personnel conducted a raid in Korangi …

A British tourist has been killed in a sectarian attack on a Shia Muslim gathering in Pakistan’s largest city of Karachi, The Independent has learned. Naiyyar Mehdi Zaidi, 60, from London, and two of his brothers were shot and killed when two gunmen on a motorcycle opened fire at a Shia …

Home» Pakistan » General News Posted by Parvez Jabri 9 SUKKUR: State Minister and Chairperson, Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) MNA Marvi Memon Saturday pronounced that National Socio Economic Registry (NSER) is vicious for conceptualizing gratification programs. The updated information would play a pivotal purpose in formulation and conceptualizing growth …