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  • Bomb goes off near banquet hall in Peshawar

    PESHAWAR: An explosive device went off near a banquet hall in Nishtar Abad area of the provincial capital on Friday, but there were no casualties, police said...

    30am near Haleem Banquet Hall located along GT Road, smashing its windowpanes and the buildings nearby, a police official at the Gulbahar police station told Dawn...

  • The beggar's banquet

    He seemed to be in his early 30s; his parents hailed from Swat in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, but he was born and raised in Karachi...

  • Sewage line burst causes crater in newly carpeted Bahadurabad road

    KARACHI: The recently carpeted Jamaluddin Afghani Road was closed for traffic on Tuesday after it developed a crater due to a burst in the 16-inch sewage pipe underneath it that has flooded the two-way road since late Sunday night...

    By the time tankers of the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board reached the area to pump the water out, the two lanes had already been flooded...

  • Bahadurabad faction makes fresh overtures to Farooq Sattar

    KARACHI: As the last date of withdrawal of Senate nomination papers is approaching fast, the group within the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan that recently ousted party head Dr Farooq Sattar made fresh attempts to lure the seasoned politician back in a bid to prevent impending electoral damage in the March 3 polls, it emerged on Wednesday...

    Both factions of the MQM-P, commonly known as Bahadurabad group now led by newly-appointed...

  • MQM's PIB, Bahadurabad factions come together for Senate elections

    Dr Sattar said that despite his differences with the Bahadurabad group of MQM-P, both sides remained in touch with each other and reached an agreement about the Senate elections to be held tomorrow...

    He said the party's leaders are "embarrassed" and apologise to their voters who have been affected by the conflict between the PIB and Bahadurabad groups...

  • Sattar feels slighted for not receiving invite to Bahadurabad Iftar party

    KARACHI: Although the Bahadurabad group of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan publicly maintained that it was ready to accept Dr Farooq Sattar as the convener of the party if he resumed the Bahadurabad office, it appears that the Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui-led faction is unwilling to see the seasoned politician back in the driving seat, it emerged on Saturday...

    Differences between the two sides have reached an extent that the...

  • Relations between Sattar, Bahadurabad group hit new low

    KARACHI: Although the Bahadurabad group of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan had expelled disgruntled leader Dr Farooq Sattar from the party, the relationship between the two sides dipped to a new low on Monday when the former convener was warned that “civil and criminal actions” could be instituted against him if he failed to offer an unconditional apology to the party...

    Previously, many politicians, including Pak Sarzameen...

  • How India's 'Garden City' became garbage city

    Hailed first as the country's Garden City and then its Silicon Valley, drawing in multinational IT firms and their monied executives, today Bangalore is paying a heavy price for its success ? it's a city overflowing with garbage, its infrastructure and waste collection services unable to keep up with decades of unchecked growth...

    Located on a plateau and blessed with a relatively cool climate, the city is dotted with public parks and...

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