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  • Jamat Ahle Hadees Balochistan ameer kidnapped from Quetta

    Maulana Abu Turab, the Balochistan ameer of Markazi Jamat Ahle Hadees, his son and his guard were kidnapped by unidentified assailants from Quetta's airport road on Friday...

    Maulana Abu Turab leads the Markazi Jamat Ahle Hadees in Balochistan and is considered to be one of the most influential religious figures in the province...

  • Review: In Bombay Velvet, American storytelling collides with old Mumbai

    ”Balraj badly wants to be this big shot, even if it means dying young, and it’s telling that the protagonist of Anurag Kashyap’s Bombay Velvet picks up his cues from the movies...

    Like Kashyap’s other films, especially Gangs of Wasseypur, his latest effort, Bombay Velvet has utmost faith in the power of cinema to influence attitudes and career choices...

  • What's in a name? Mumbai 20 years on from Bombay

    MUMBAI: Twenty years after Bombay was officially renamed Mumbai, Hindu nationalist politicians in India are stepping up efforts to rid the city of the remnants of its British moniker...

    With the Bombay High Court and Indian Institute of Technology Bombay just two of several institutions still using its English appellation, foreign tourists could be forgiven for feeling confused...

  • What’s in a name? Mumbai 20 years on from Bombay

    MUMBAI: Twenty years after Bombay was officially renamed Mumbai, Hindu nationalist politicians in India are stepping up efforts to rid the city of the remnants of its British moniker...

    With the Bombay High Court and Indian Institute of Technology Bombay just two of several institutions still using its English appellation, foreign tourists could be forgiven for feeling confused...

  • Apex committee decides to continue Karachi operation: Sharjeel Memon

    KARACHI: Sindh Information Minister Sharjeel Memon on Sunday said the provincial apex committee had agreed on continuing the operation against criminal elements in Karachi...

    Talking to media personnel after conclusion of the apex committee meeting, Memon said the operation had significantly checked crime in the metropolis, adding that there was still a lot to achieve...

  • Who is afraid of Yakub Memon?

    YOU would have thought that a living Yakub Memon would worry Pakistan if he dodges the hangman’s noose in Nagpur...

    Why is the Indian government looking over-eager to snuff out his life this week, on his birthday, after keeping him dangling on death row for nearly a decade?We haven’t heard from Pakistan about the Memon controversy raging in India...

  • PPP's Sharjeel Memon moves SC for bail in accountability reference

    PPP leader Sharjeel Memon on Saturday filed an appeal in the Supreme Court (SC) against the Sindh High Court (SHC) decision to reject his bail in a reference pertaining to the award of advertisements at 'exorbitant rates' through the abuse of his power...

    The application says that Memon should be granted bail since the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) does not have any evidence against him...

  • Did Yakub Memon get his due?

    THE death by hanging of Yakub Abdul Razak Memon, the lone death-row convict in the March 12, 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case, on the morning of July 30, holds a mirror to Indian democracy, political parties, and the justice system...

    Take a look: Mumbai bomb plotter Yakub Memon hangedThe crime and the punishment meted out should be understood in its historical context...

  • Reports called from jailer, health secretary in Sharjeel Memon’s case

    KARACHI: An accountability court on Thursday called an explanation from jail superintendent of the central prison over constitution of a medical board for former provincial information minister Sharjeel Memon without permission of the court and also sought a report from the Sindh health secretary about the procedure and mechanism to provide treatment to prisoners...

    The court had remanded Mr Memon and 11 others to prison last month...

  • NAB chairman rejects claims of injustice in Sharjeel Memon case

    ISLAMABAD: Reacting to remarks made by Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah calling Pakistan Peoples Party leader Sharjeel Memon’s arrest unjust, National Accountability Bureau (NAB) chairman retired Justice Javed Iqbal on Thursday said the arrest was made on the court’s orders...

    The newly-appointed chief of the anti-graft watchdog said: “It is a wrong impression that injustice was done in the arrest...

  • PPP's Sharjeel Memon challenges arrest before accountability court

    Former Sindh information minister Sharjeel Inam Memon on Monday challenged his arrest by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) from outside the Sindh High Court on October 23 while appearing in an accountability court for a hearing...

    Memon was taken into custody by a NAB team on Oct 23 after the Sindh High Court (SHC) rejected his bail plea in a corruption case pertaining to the award of advertisements at 'exorbitant rates'...

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