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    10 Muharram Pakistan

  • Muharram processions conclude peacefully across Pakistan

    Muharram processions in all major cities of Pakistan culminated peacefully at their designated destinations on Saturday evening...

    City administrations had chalked out elaborate traffic plans for the Muharram processions in an effort to ensure smooth traffic flow in each of the major cities...

  • Motorcycles impounded on Muharram 9, 10 returned

    RAWALPINDI: Over 1,250 motorcycles that were impounded after their drivers violated the ban on pillion riding on Muharram 9 and 10 were returned to their owners on Sunday after a directive from the Punjab Inspector General of Police (IGP)...

    Although no motorcycles were impounded by the police on Sunday at the procession on Muharram 11 in the Chur area, 350 traffic wardens were deployed to regulate traffic on Peshawar Road since one...

  • Rangers arrest two suspects involved in suicide blast on Muharram procession

    Pakistan Rangers Sindh on Saturday evening claimed to have arrested two suspected militants allegedly involved in the suicide blast which targeted mourning procession in Jacobabad last year...

    "Kamran had planned while Attaullah had provided support for the suicide blast attack in Lashari Mohalla in Jacobabad, which targeted the procession of 9th Muharram on October 23, last year," claimed Rangers official...

  • Muharram moon sighted, Ashura on October 1

    The Central Ruet-i-Hilal Committee, presided over by its Chairman, Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman, announced on Thursday that the Muharram moon had been sighted in Islamabad...

    The 10th of Muharram will consequently be observed in Pakistan on Sunday, October 1...

  • Organisers of Muharram majalis, mourning processions asked to renew licences

    KARACHI: Police have decided to ask the organisers of majalis, mourning processions and other religious activities during Muharram-ul-Haram to get their licences renewed so that better security arrangements can be planned after analysing the number of events and venues...

    ”CTD recommends placing 185 individuals on Fourth ScheduleThe police chief, the statement added, urged the officials to take on board notables belonging to different...

  • Haleem — the household tradition for Muharram

    RAWALPINDI: The narrow streets of the downtown areas, especially in Bhabara Bazaar, Chittian Hattian, Bani Chowk and Saddar bazaar, have many caterers’ shops which are especially busy during Muharram...

    Haleem is also served year long at various restaurants, which also see an increase in demand for the dish during Muharram...

  • 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...

  • 9th Muharram procession ends safely

    KARACHI: Amid strict security measures that included suspension of cellular service and a ban on pillion-riding for the second consecutive day, the 9th Muharram mourning procession ended safely at the Hussainia-Iranian Imam­bargah in Kharadar on Saturday evening...

    More than 9,000 policemen were deputed for security backed by Pakistan Rangers’ troops...

  • 9th Muharram processions conclude peacefully

    PESHAWAR: The 9th Muharram processions in the provincial capital and other parts of the province concluded peacefully amid tight security on Saturday...

    Thousands of security personnel have been deployed in the provincial capital and other sensitive districts to ensure peaceful observance of Muharram...

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

    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...

    "There were reports that banned jihadist and sectarian outfits were planning to carry out targeted killings of members of their rival sects during the forthcoming month of Muharram," Khawaja said...

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