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  • Abdul Rauf — music teacher, composer with a vision

    LAHORE: Music has a universal language and all those who can express themselves through music are part of that one big ‘music cloud’ that connects to the globe...

    Having a Masters Degree in Political Science from (then) Government College Lahore in 1993 and doing graduation in music from University of Punjab in 1994, Abdul Rauf is eager to pass his knowledge to the younger generation interested in learning the art form and its...

  • A history of slander — Good language vs. bad language

    Sometimes it is really tiring to explain the difference between good Taliban (GT) and bad Taliban (BT)...

    It is actually self-explanatory and not so hard to decipher, yet, there are many out there who just can't seem to determine the fact that those fighting for a just cause are good Taliban, and those fighting against us on the behest of foreign powers are bad Taliban...

  • Rauf Siddiqui summoned in Baldia factory fire case

    KARACHI: An antiterrorism court summoned on Thursday Muttahida Qaumi Movement lawmaker Rauf Siddiqui for Nov 28 to attend the hearing of an application seeking his inclusion in the Baldia factory fire case as an accused...

    In a previous hearing, special public prosecutor Sajid Mahboob Shaikh had moved the application and contended that police had not charge sheeted the lawmaker for lack of evidence...

  • ATC summons MQM’s Rauf Siddiqui in Baldia factory fire case

    KARACHI: An antiterrorism court on Saturday summoned Muttahida Qaumi Movement lawmaker Rauf Siddiqui asking him to appear in court on Nov 4 in the Baldia factory fire case...

    Special Public Prosecutor Sajid Mahboob, however, opposed the plea and submitted that it might damage the case of the prosecution since the factory was a case property...

  • MQM's Rauf Siddiqui, Anis Qaimkhani of PSP released from prison

    Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s (MQM) Rauf Siddiqui and Anis Qaimkhani of Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) were released from custody on Wednesday following Sindh High Court’s decision to grant them bail in a case relating to treatment of terrorists...

    “I was released on the court’s order and Waseem Akhtar and other imprisoned workers are in high spirits,” said the MQM leader while addressing a press conference in Karachi...

  • Rauf Siddiqui made part of Baldia Factory investigation

    An Anti-terrorism Court (ATC) on Saturday ordered that Muttahida Qaumi Movement's (MQM) Rauf Siddiqui be made a part of the investigation regarding the deadly 2012 Baldia Factory fire, adding the MQM politician as a suspect in the case...

    According to the case's supplementary charge sheet, Abdul Rehman alias Bhola, who was arrested in Bangkok through Interpol and brought back to Pakistan, during interrogation as well as before a...

  • Rauf gets interim bail in Baldia factory fire case

    KARACHI: An anti-terrorism court granted on Thursday an interim pre-arrest bail to Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan lawmaker Rauf Siddiqui in the Baldia factory fire case...

    After a preliminary hearing, the judge of the ATC-VII, who is hearing the case at the judicial complex inside the central prison, granted interim bail to Mr Siddiqui against a surety bond of Rs100,000 till Jan 27 and issued a notice to prosecutor for arguments......

  • MPA Rauf Siddiqui, nine others indicted in Baldia factory fire case

    KARACHI: An antiterrorism court indicted on Wednesday Muttahida Qaumi Movement lawmaker Rauf Siddiqui and nine others in the Baldia factory fire case...

    The judge of ATC-VII, who is conducting trial at the judicial complex inside the central prison, read out the charges against MQM MPA Rauf Siddiqui, then MQM sector-in-charge Abdul Rehman alias Bhola, Zubair alias Charya, Dr Abdul Sattar Khan, Hyderabad-based businessman Umar Hasan...

  • ATC allows Rauf Siddiqui to go abroad for 10 days

    KARACHI: An antiterrorism court on Tuesday allowed Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan lawmaker Rauf Siddiqui to travel abroad...

    The MQM MPA, through his lawyer Shaukat Hayat, moved an application seeking permission to travel to Saudi Arabia stating that he was an engineer and working with some consultancy firms in the Kingdom...

  • Rauf Siddiqui, seven other accused record statements in Baldia factory fire case

    KARACHI: An antiterrorism court on Thursday partially recorded statements of eight accused persons, including Muttahida Qaumi Movement leader Rauf Siddiqui, in the Baldia factory fire case...

    Nine accused — including then provincial minister for commerce and industries Rauf Siddiqui, then MQM sector-in-charge Abdul Rehman, alias Bhola; Zubair, alias Chariya — have been charged with allegedly setting ablaze the ill-fated industrial...

  • I am hoping to make my Test debut on England tour: Haris Rauf

    LAHORE: Upcoming paceman Haris Rauf on Thursday said that he is hoping to make his Test debut on the England tour if given a chance to make the final eleven in any of the three matches...

    Talking to media in a tele-conference arranged by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Haris said Test cricket is the supreme format of the game and everyone has the desire to feature in it...

  • DHA Karachi to rename Beach Avenue after Abdul Sattar Edhi

    KARACHI: The Executive Board of DHA in a meeting chaired by its President Commander 5 Corps Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar decided to rename Beach Avenue on Seaview in DHA Phase VIII as Abdul Sattar Edhi Avenue — in recognition of the philanthropist’s legendary services to the humanity...

    The epoch making decision is reflective of the deep seated reverence of the nation for prominent Pakistani philanthropist and social activist whose charity...

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