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  • Amanullah – curtain falls on ‘the king of comedy’

    LAHORE: The trendsetting comedian from Punjab, Amanullah, who ruled commercial theatre for almost three decades, passed away here on Friday after a protracted illness...

    Amanullah had been critically ill for a few months during which he was being admitted to various hospitals on and off...

  • Magsi slams CM over law and order challenges

    HYDERABAD: Sindh Taraqqi-pasand Party (STP) chairman Dr Qadir Magsi has said that Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah is insulting Sindh as he is too old to effectively manage the affairs of the province which faces serious administrative and law and order challenges...

    The chief minister could not even order superintendents of police to stop sale of illegal drugs and liquor, said Dr Magsi while speaking to journalists at a programme...

  • Police probing IS claim about Jhal Magsi shrine suicide attack

    LARKANA/DERA MURAD JAMALI: As the victims of the suicide attack on a shrine in Jhal Magsi were buried in different towns and cities of Nasirabad division on Friday, a senior law enforcement officer said that police were investigating the militant Islamic State (IS) group’s claim that it had carried out the attack...

    The DIG visited the casualty department of the CMCH along with Nasirabad Commissioner Ahmed Aziz and MPA Nadir Magsi to...

  • Foolproof security at all shrines in Sindh ensured after Jhal Magsi tragedy, says Siyal

    BADIN: Sindh Home Minister Suhail Anwar Siyal has said that foolproof security measures have been taken to protect shrines across the province after the terrorist attack at Fatehpur shrine in Jhal Magsi district of Balochistan on Thursday...

    When his attention was drawn to a mess caused by police when they did not allow custodian of the Saman Sarkar shrine Syed Ali Bukhsh Shah to visit the shrine for three days before the Urs, Mr...

  • Nadir Magsi wins Thal jeep rally

    LAYYAH: Nadir Magsi won the race in the second Thal jeep rally that ended here on Sunday in the desert tehsil of Layyah...

    Nadir Magsi covered the time in two hours and 17 minutes, Sahibzada Sultan Muhammad took two hours and 32 minutes while Anas Khakwani completed the track in two hours and 34 minutes...

  • Death toll from Jhal Magsi blast climbs to 21

    The death toll from Thursday's deadly suicide bombing in Jhal Magsi rose to 21 after another victim succumbed to his injuries at Larkana Hospital on Friday, DawnNews reported...

    Several people, including a police constable, had died on Thursday in the attack, which occurred at the entrance of the Dargah Pir Rakhel Shah in Fatehpur, a small town in the Jhal Magsi district of Balochistan...

  • Magsi graft case adjourned to 30th

    QUETTA: An accountability court on Tuesday ordered that witnesses be produced and evidence be presented in the court at the next hearing of the Ashraf Magsi corruption case...

    Magsi, the former chairman of the Balochistan Public Service Commission, and two directors are facing charges of corruption, irregularities and illegal recruitments against the posts of grade-17 officers and above...

  • Levies official shot dead in Jhal Magsi

    BALOCHISTAN: A Levies official and an Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) of police were killed in two separate incidents of firing in Quetta and Jhal Magsi districts of Balochistan on Tuesday...

    Know more: Two policemen, woman killed in QuettaIn another incident, armed men opened fire and killed a levies official in Gandawah, the district head quarter of Jhal Magsi district...

  • Ashraf Magsi charged over illegal appointments as BPSC chairman

    QUETTA: An accountability court here on Tuesday charged former chairman of Balochistan Public Service Commission (BPSC) Ashraf Magsi over violation of merit in appointments made by him as the chairman...

    The National Accountability Bureau had arrested Magsi last month from his residence on charges of misuse of powers and involvement in illegal recruitment, and later sent him to jail on judicial remand...

  • Ashraf Magsi sent to jail in graft case

    QUETTA: The Account­abi­lity Court, Quetta, has sent Ashraf Magsi, a former chairman of the Balochistan Public Service Commission, to the district jail on judicial remand...

    Mr Magsi was produced before the court here on Friday in a case involving alleged misuse of powers and minting money through illegal recruitments...

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