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  • Bilour wants Peshawar to retain NA-1 constituency

    PESHAWAR: Awami National Party MNA from Peshawar Ghulam Ahmed Bilour has asked the Election Commission of Pakistan not to change the number of his constituency, NA-1, claiming it has historic significance...

    MNA Bilour, who had won the National Assembly seat from the erstwhile NA-1 (Peshawar) in the 2013 by-elections after Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chairman Imran Khan vacated it, protested the move and urged the ECP not to change the...

  • PM visits Bilour’s residence

    PESHAWAR: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif visited the residence of MNA and former federal railways minister Ghulam Ahmed Bilour here on Monday afternoon and expressed grief over the death of his wife, who passed away last week...

    Begum Kulsoom Nawaz also condoled with the daughters of Ghulam Ahmed Bilour...

  • Bilour criticises Imran for ‘backing’ Kalabagh dam

    PESHAWAR: Awami National Party MNA Haji Ghulam Ahmad Bilour on Wednesday criticised Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chairman Imran Khan for ‘supporting controversial Kalabagh dam’ and said talking about that dam was tantamount to conspiring against the country’s solidarity...

    Bilour told a news conference here that Kalabagh dam was a dead issue and that no one could dare build it until his party was there...

  • Govt asked to mark Bashir Bilour’s death anniversary

    PESHAWAR: The Awami National Party has demanded of the government to observe the death anniversary of its leader, Bashir Ahmad Bilour, at the official level to honour his sacrifices against terrorism...

    The demand was made as ANP leaders and workers gathered in Peshawar city’s Namak Mandi area to pay tribute to the deceased four years after his killing in a suicide bombing...

  • Khattak, Bilour among SNGPL defaulters, nomination paper scrutiny reveals

    Former Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chief minister Pervez Khattak and Awami National Party leader Haji Ghulam Ahmed Bilour are two of many election hopefuls who are defaulters of Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL), the gas company has found during its scrutiny of candidates for the July 25 polls...

    Bilour, the erstwhile minister for railways and among the more notable names on the list, owes Rs144,670,715, whereas the outstanding amount...

  • PM Mulk, army chief condole with Bilour family over ANP leader's death

    Caretaker Prime Minister retired Justice Nasirul Mulk and Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday separately visited Peshawar to condole with the Bilour family over the death of senior Awami National Party (ANP) leader Haroon Bilour in a suicide attack...

    The prime minister was briefed about security measures being taken by the provincial government in the wake of the terrorist attack on a corner meeting in Peshawar, a statement...

  • Bilawal visits Haroon Bilour’s family

    PESHAWAR: Pakistan Peoples Party chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari visited Bilour House here on Friday to express condolences to the family of Awami National Party’s slain leader Haroon Bilour...

    Bilawal, who also lost his mother to a terrorist attack in 2007, embraced Haroon Bilour’s young son, Daniyal Bilour to console him as they both shared the same pain and loss, said a statement issued by the PPP media cell after the visit late...

  • Taliban not involved in Haroon Bilour’s killing, says uncle

    PESHAWAR: A senior leader of the Awami National Party, Ghulam Ahmed Bilour, has hinted at involvement of “our own people who have benefited from my nephew’s murder”, not Taliban, in the suicide attack on an election meeting in the Yakatoot area of the city on July 10, which killed Haroon Bilour and 19 others...

    Ghulam Ahmed Bilour, the eldest uncle of Haroon Bilour, who is contesting the election from NA-35 constituency and had...

  • ANP's Ghulam Ahmed Bilour denies saying attack on nephew was 'inside job'

    A day after suggesting that last week's suicide blast targeting an Awami National Park (ANP) corner meeting was an 'inside job' and not Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan's (TTP) doing, party leader Ghulam Ahmed Bilour has distanced himself from those remarks, DawnNewsTV reported...

    Ghulam's nephew Haroon Bilour was among the 20 dead when a suicide bomber blew himself up at an ANP political event held in Peshawar on July 20 — an attack whose...

  • Danyal Haroon Bilour to fill his father’s shoes

    PESHAWAR: Big names lost election held on July 25 this year, but for some like Bilours of Peshawar, the loss meant much more than just an election...

    The family lost its ‘political heir’ and PK-78 candidate, Haroon Bilour, in a terrorist attack on July 10...

  • Widow of Haroon Bilour to contest by-poll on PK-78

    PESHAWAR: Widow of slain Awami National Party leader Haroon Bilour will contest the by-election on PK-78, Peshawar...

    The party’s parliamentary board which met here on Monday decided to allot ticket to Ms Samar, the widow of Haroon Bilour, according to a statement...

  • Owner of Dhaka plaza, 40 others charged with murder

    DHAKA: Bangladeshi police on Monday charged 41 people including the owner of the Rana Plaza factory complex with murder after the building collapsed killing more than 1,100 people in 2013...

    “We’ve charged 41 people including the owner of the building, Sohel Rana, with murder over the collapse of Rana Plaza in April 2013,” lead investigator Bijoy Krishna Kar said, adding that all face the death penalty if convicted...

  • Three held in Tahir Plaza arson case

    KARACHI: Pakistan Rangers, Sindh, on Monday claimed to have arrested three men allegedly involved in the 2008 Tahir Plaza inferno case in which six people, including a lawyer, were burnt to death...

    “Rangers while carrying out action against criminals in the metropolis arrested three suspects allegedly involved in the Tahir Plaza tragedy case,” said a spokesperson for the Rangers...

  • CDA finds violations in lawmaker’s under-construction plaza

    ISLAMABAD: A sitting senator has been accused of violating the Capital Development Authority’s (CDA) building bylaws for constructing a commercial plaza on a plot meant for a marriage hall in Sector G-6...

    Senator Haji Saifullah Khan Bangash has been constructing a multi-storey plaza on a service road behind the Aabpara Sunday Bazaar...

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