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    10 Muharram Jaloos Karachi Sindh

  • Pillion riding to be banned in Karachi from eve of 9th Muharram, says Sindh CM

    Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah on Sunday approved a ban on pillion riding in Karachi from the night of the 8th of Muharram until Ashura in order to maintain law and order and avoid any untoward incident...

    Shah said that while there had been no major untoward incident in Sindh in the past three years, the killing of the doctor shows that the government "still has a lot to do"...

  • 9th Muharram processions held across Sindh

    In Hyderabad, the 9th Muharram processions were taken out in Latifabad, Sakhi Pir, Qasimabad and Tando Jahania, which marched on their routes throughout the day and concluded peacefully in the evening...

    About 12,000 police personnel would be deployed in 12 districts of Hyderabad and Mirpurkhas ranges of police to provide security to mourners during Ashura 10th Muharram processions and majalis, said a police source...

  • Rangers launch special operation in Sindh against banned outfits ahead of Muharram

    KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has said that since Muharram and local government elections are taking place simultaneously, the intelligence and law enforcement agencies will have to be more vigilant as banned outfits have started re-emerging with new names...

    During Muharram, in addition to the Rangers, over 64,000 police personnel would be on security duty in the province...

  • Sindh to spend Rs102.4 million on Muharram security

    KARACHI: The Sindh government has allocated more than Rs100 million for security measures planned for the first 10 days of Muharram, after a deadly bomb attack on the central imambargah in Shikarpur district claimed 61 lives earlier this year, it emerged on Wednesday...

    4 million for the security measures across the province — with special consideration to the provincial capital Karachi...

  • 9th Muharram processions taken out amid tight security across Sindh

    HYDERABAD: Mourning processions of 9th Muharramul Haram, with mourners bearing on their shoulders models of coffins and shrines of the martyrs of Karbala and showering their love on zuljanah, were taken out amid tight security across Sindh and concluded peacefully at designated points...

    In Sukkur, Rajput Bandhani Welfare Association organised a conference on religious harmony to help create an atmosphere of peace, brotherhood and...

  • Pillion riding banned in Sindh on Muharram 9, 10

    The Sindh government on Saturday imposed a ban on pillion riding on Muharram 9 and 10 to avoid any untoward incident and maintain law and order condition in the province...

    In addition to pillion riding, carrying arms and or ammunition except for uniformed personnel of police, Rangers and other law enforcement agencies will also be banned from Muharram 1 to 10...

  • Sindh chief secretary reviews Muharram arrangements

    KARACHI: Sindh Chief Secretary Syed Mumtaz Ali Shah has directed home department, religious affairs department, commissioners and deputy commissioners to ensure implementation of code of conduct for maintenance of religious harmony and fraternal atmosphere during Muharramul Haram...

    The chief secretary issued this directive on Monday while presiding over a meeting in his office to review measures being taken for ensuring strict...

  • Sindh govt bans use of drone cameras to record Muharram processions from Aug 7 to 9

    The Sindh government on Saturday imposed a ban on the use of helicams or drones for video recording by media channels during processions and majalis from Muharram 8 (August 7) to 10 (August 9)...

    According to a notification issued by Sindh Home Secretary Dr Saeed Ahmed Mangnejo, the province-wide ban was imposed in the “larger interest of safety and security of participants of processions on 8th, 9th and 10th Muharram 2022”...

  • Two suspected LeJ target killers arrested in Karachi ahead of Muharram: CTD

    The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) on Tuesday claimed to have picked up two suspected target killers allegedly belonging to banned militant outfit Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) from Karachi...

    In a press release, the CTD said the two men — Muhammad Abdullah Majid and Adnan Ahmad — were involved in sectarian murders and were planning to carry out more attacks during the upcoming month of Muharram...

  • Civil-military huddle reviews Muharram security arrangements for Karachi

    Law enforcement authorities from civil and military institutions on Tuesday participated in a high-level meeting held at the Corps Headquarters Karachi to review security arrangements for the month of Muharram, a statement issued by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said...

    "Security should be tightened around places of worship, majalis and along the streets where mourning processions will be carried out," the statement quoted...

  • Muharram terror bid foiled as four ‘RAW-linked men’ arrested from Karachi: SSP

    KARACHI: Counter-terrorism Department’s (CTD) Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Naveed Khawaja on Thursday said the security force had foiled a major terror plan in the metropolis, arresting a network of criminals trained by Indian spy agency – Research and Analysis Wing (RAW)...

    The senior police officer said police had arrested four accused linked to a political party in Karachi, who confessed to planning an attack on Shahe...

  • 8th Muharram procession in Karachi ends safely amid tight security

    KARACHI: The main procession of Muharram 8th was taken out from Nishtar Park on Wednesday noon, which passed through various traditional routes and culminated at Husanian Iranian Imambargah in Kharadar amid tight security...

    Inspector General of Police Sindh Dr Syed Kaleem Imam on Wednesday monitored security of the central procession at the command and control system established at the Central Police Office with the help of...

  • MQM pledges full support of LG bodies for Muharram processions in Karachi

    KARACHI: City Mayor Wasim Akhtar and Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan senior deputy convener Amir Khan have met renowned scholar Allama Shehanshah Hussain Naqvi and assured him that local bodies will fully facilitate processions of Muharram like previous years...

    He said that creation of new district in Karachi was injustice with the city, adding that his party would not tolerate further division of Karachi...

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