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  • Veteran nationalist Afzal Khan Lala dies

    MINGORA: Afzal Khan Lala, veteran nationalist leader, who refused to leave Swat to Taliban in 2007 after surviving several attacks on his life, was laid to rest in his ancestral village Durushkhela here on Sunday...

    Afzal Khan, commonly known as Khan Lala, was born in 1926 in DurushKhela, Swat in the house of a well-known landlord Habib Khan (Darmai Khan), a staunch opponent of the then rulers of Swat...

  • Afzal Khan Lala championed Pakhtun nationalism

    PESHAWAR: Afzal Khan, affectionately called Khan Lala by party workers and supporters, was one of the last veteran Pakhtun nationalists, who continued to campaign for Pakhtun national unity -- uniting Pakhtuns on both sides of the Durand Line -- though many in his own Awami National Party had moved on to embrace ‘pragmatic’ politics to call for uniting the people in one administrative unit on this side of the border...

    Khan Lala had...

  • Afzal Khan Lala remembered for his services

    PESHAWAR: Speakers at a condolence reference on Saturday paid rich tributes to late nationalist leader Mohammad Afzal Khan Lala for the services he rendered for unity and welfare of the Pakhtuns...

    MPA Syed Jaffar Shah, PPP leader Ghani Gul Mehsud, Aimal Khattak, Awami National Party leader Sher Shah Khan, Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party leader Arbab Mujeeb-ur-Rehman, Pak-Afghan People’s Forum media wing in-charge Nisar Mohammad, Fata...

  • PM Khan directs withdrawal of Zartaj Gul's letter to Nacta over sister's appointment: Naeemul Haq

    Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday took notice of the appointment of state minister and Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Zartaj Gul's sister to the National Counter Terrorism Authority (Nacta)...

    Shabnam Gul, a BPS-18, was serving as assistant professor in the International Relations Department of the Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) and was appointed as director (BPS-19) in Nacta, Islamabad, on deputation for three...

  • 3 policemen martyred in attack on DPO's convoy in Dera Ismail Khan

    At least three policemen were martyred in Dera Ismail Khan on Friday as a roadside bomb exploded when a police convoy was passing through the area, DawnNewsTv reported...

    The incident took place in Kolachi tehsil of DI Khan where the convoy of District Police Official (DPO) Zahidullah reportedly came under attack when a remotely-controlled IED exploded near the convoy on Hathala Road, police said...

  • Justice Ejaz Afzal takes oath as acting CJP

    Justice Ejaz Afzal of the Supreme Court on Friday took oath as the acting chief justice of Pakistan...

    Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed administered the oath to to Justice Afzal at a ceremony attended by Supreme Court judges, senior lawyers and members of the judicial staff...

  • Afzal eyes more glory after Doha gold

    ISLAMABAD: Mohammad Afzal wants more...

    “In Doha I tried my best to clinch gold, and I was able to do that,” Afzal told reporters at a news conference organised by Rawalpindi/Islamabad Sports Journalist Association (RISJA) here on Wednesday...

  • Afzal wins gold in Doha

    LAHORE: Pakistan’s Mohammad Afzal won a gold medal in the triple jump event at the inaugural Asian Youth Athletics Championship which concluded in Doha, Qatar on Monday...

    Afzal’s achievement, meanwhile, saw Athletics Federation of Pakistan (AFP) president Maj Gen Mohammad Akram Sahi announce a cash prize of Rs100,000 to honour him...

  • Afghanistan's help will be sought to eradicate polio: Saira Afzal

    ISLAMABAD: Addressing a joint press conference with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Health Minister Shahram Khan Tarakai, Federal Minister for Health Saira Afzal Tarar on Wednesday said a national vision for the eradication of polio would be developed with the involvement of Afghanistan...

    Speaking on the occasion, KP Health Minister Shahram Khan Tarakai said Afghanistan would willingly cooperate with the federal government to rid the country of...

  • JNU student union leader imprisoned in Afzal Guru's old jail cell

    NEW DELHI: Kanhaiya Kumar, the Jawaharlal Nehru University Student Union (JNUSU) president who was arrested on sedition charges last week for organising an event on Afzal Guru, is being imprisoned in the same cell the Kashmiri activist was held in before he was hanged, Times of India reported...

    Kumar denies he was among those chanting anti-India slogans at last Tuesday’s rally to mark the 2013 hanging of Kashmiri activist Afzal Guru...

  • ‘Pathankot men wanted to avenge Afzal Guru’s execution’

    NEW DELHI: The gunmen who attacked an Indian Air Force (IAF) base in Pathankot on Saturday planned it as revenge for the execution of Afzal Guru in February 2013...

    “‘You killed Afzal Guru and now we will take revenge,’ they kept on saying as they continued beating us with rifles butts,” Verma told the newspaper in Gurdaspur...

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