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  • Imam Husain’s Chehlum observed amid tight security

    RAWALPINDI: The Chehlum of Imam Husain (AS) and his companions was observed amid tight security in and around the city on Friday...

    Dictators spoiled Pakistan as the nation is still facing the consequences of intervening in Afghanistan while terrorists are challenging the state on the media...

  • Tight security ensures peaceful Chehlum processions

    PESHAWAR: Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) was peacefully observed amid strict security measures in the provincial capital and other parts of the province and Gilgit-Baltistan on Friday...

    The Chehlum was also observed in Kurram Agency amid tight security as mobile services remained suspended and Pak-Afghan border sealed...

  • Another chehlum for Mumtaz Qadri

    ISLAMABAD: The capital administration and police have approached the family of Mumtaz Qadri after reports that his relatives and villagers were also planning to hold his chehlum on April 10...

    On March 27, Sunni Tehreek organsied a gathering in Liaquat Bagh in connection with Qadri’s chehlum and later the participants reached the federal capital and staged a sit-in in the red zone for four days...

  • Security, traffic plans in place as Chehlum observed across major cities

    The Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain and the martyrs of Karbala will be observed on Friday with processions being held in all major cities of Pakistan...

    Cellphone services have been suspended by the Pakistan Telecommuni­cation Authority in Karachi, Hyderabad, Khairpur, Shikarpur and Jacobabad until 10pm today at the request of the Sindh government, the chief minister's spokesperson told Dawn...

  • ‘Police assumed Qadri’s chehlum would remain peaceful’

    Police sources told Dawn that the police, intelligence and administration were left in the dark by religious leaders, who had been in talks with them for the last few days over Mumtaz Qadri’s chehlum...

    The district administration, on the other hand, presumed that the chehlum would be calm, since Qadri’s funeral was observed peacefully despite the crowds...

  • Qadri’s family, supporters drop chehlum plan

    RAWALPINDI: After building pressure on the local administration, a brother of Mumtaz Qadri on Saturday announced that there would be no chehlum as it was already held on March 27 in consultation with the family and religious partiesMalik Dilpazeer Awan, the Qadri’s brother, made the announcement at a press conference along with a number of local religious leaders at Jamia Ghousia Ziaul Uloom in Rawalpindi...

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  • Chehlum observed across Sindh amid strict security arrangements

    HYDERABAD:Several hundred small and big processions were taken out in all cities and towns of the interior of Sindh on Thursday to observe the Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain amid strict security arrangements made by the provincial government and law enforcement agencies...

    In Jacobabad, a closure was observed to facilitate the Chehlum...

  • Chehlum procession concludes amid strict security

    KARACHI: The main mourning procession on the Chehlum of Imam Hussain taken out from Nishtar Park safely reached its destination in Kharadar on Thursday evening after passing through its traditional route amid strict security measures...

    Allama Talib Jauhari addressed the majlis after which the mourners took out the Chehlum procession reciting nauhas...

  • Chehlum observed peacefully countrywide

    In Peshawar, the main Chehlum procession originated from the Qissa Khawani Bazaar amid tight security and concluded peacefully...

    Also read: Chehlum procession concludesIn Lahore, where security was extraordinarily tight owing to the overlap of Chehlum observances with the Urs of Data Gunj Bukhsh, law-enforcement officials carried out a flag march before the central procession, which traditionally originates from Mubarak Haveli in the...

  • Qadri’s chehlum at Liaquat Bagh planned

    RAWALPINDI: Religious parties on Wednesday moved an application with the City District Government Rawalpindi (CDGR) seeking permission to hold Mumtaz Qadri’s chehlum on March 27 at Liaquat Bagh...

    Shabab-i-Islami Chairman Hanif Qureshi, however, claimed that the CDGR had granted formal permission to hold chehlum at Liaquat Bagh...

  • Makhdoom Fahim’s Chehlum observed

    HYDERABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari paid rich tributes to late Makhdoom Amin Fahim and termed him a true and loyal party leader who spurned military dictators’ offers of becoming prime minister in exchange for ditching his leaders...

    He said at Chehlum of Makhdoom Fahim in Hala on Sunday that he preferred his principles over such lucrative offers, according to a press release...

  • Chehlum of BKU attack victims held amid tight security

    CHARSADDA: The chehlum of the victims of Bacha Khan University (BKU) attack was observed amid tight security on the campus of the university here on Tuesday...

    Talking to journalists, Vice-chancellor Fazal Rahim Marwat said that no government functionary was invited to the chehlum but reports and advertisements regarding it were published in media...

  • Imam Hussain’s Chehlum observed in Islamabad, Taxila

    ISLAMABAD: The capital saw high security on Sunday at the Chehlum procession, and its route was sealed with shipping containers and barbed wire for the safety of the participants...

    A Chehlum procession was also taken out from the Markazi Imambargah in Imamia Haider Road in Wah Cantt, which was attended by a large number of people...

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