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It was time. In the evening of April 3, a team of four officers entered Rawalpindi Jail to end a chapter in Pakistan’s history. Jail Superintendent Yar Mohammad, Magistrate Bashir Ahmad Khan, jail doctor Sagheer Hussain Shah, and Security Battalion Commander and Security Officer Lieutenant-Colonel Rafiuddin had all arrived to …

LAHORE: Rain lashed many cities in the upper parts of the country and northern Punjab on Sunday, and more is expected on Monday. It remained partly cloudy to cloudy in Lahore. There was scattered light rain mainly around the airport which nevertheless dropped the maximum temperature to 25.5 degrees C, …

Cogs in the wheel Vehicular theft is a billion rupee industry that brings together criminal gangs and purchasers from across the country. By A B Siddiqi Baba Mithal Abro’s Thursdays for the past 40 years were spent outside Madni Masjid in Karachi’s F.B. Area. Many would look at the 80-year-old …

BADIN: In the aftermath of the Jan 30 Shikarpur imambargah carnage, which left over 55 people dead and scores of other wounded, some MPAs belonging to the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) approached the Majlis-i-Wahdat-i-Muslimeen (MWM) and suggest that the MWM should lay a siege to the CM’s House until removal …

SUKKUR: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has said for the time being, the Pakistan Peoples Party will not make any decision on whether or not to invite the Muttahida Qaumi Movement to join the government until a probe into a host of new allegations against the party has …

HYDERABAD: Many towns in the interior of Sindh shut abruptly on Wednesday after enraged workers of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement took to the streets in the wake of a predawn raid by paramilitary Rangers on the MQM headquarters in Karachi known as Nine Zero. In Hyderabad, angry youths burnt tyres …

HYDERABAD: Sindh Minister for Information and Local Government Sharjeel Inam Memon has said that the law and order in the province has improved and the crime graph dropped drastically. Speaking to journalists after holding a meeting in the old district nazim secretariat on Sunday, he said honest police officers had …

JACOBABAD: At least 25 people, including women and children, were wounded on Thursday in a remote-controlled explosion on railway tracks near Dil Murad station in Sindh’s Jacobabad district, DawnNews reported. The Peshawar-bound Khushhal Khan Khattak Express, which was coming from Karachi, was near Dil Murad railway station when a bomb …

“Those involved in the attack are coward rats…The hands of the laws will definitely find their throats,” he said in a strongly-worded statement. The injured, including two women, were shifted to Thul’s Civil Hospital for treatment. The Railway Minister warned that railway officials would be punished if they are found …

Posted by Shoaib-ur-Rehman Siddiqui 66 ISLAMABAD: Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force (PAF), Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt on Friday inaugurated PAF Hospital at PAF Base Shahbaz (Jacobabad). The Air Chief after cutting the ribbon unveiled the inauguration plaque and visited various wards of the hospital. While …