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    Durrani Farmhouse In Karachi

  • Police lay siege to Mirza Farmhouse, withdraw amid street protests

    The 300-strong police contingent and commandos laid a siege to the Mirza Farmhouse at Maurjhar, near Badin city, but remained confined to their mobile vans and armoured personnel carriers for several hours sending messages to the armed guards they did not intend to arrest Dr Mirza...

    They said the suspects were hiding in Mirza Farmhouse to escape arrest...

  • Fehmida lashes out at CM over farmhouse siege, ‘fake’ FIRs

    BADIN: Pakistan Peoples Party MNA Dr Fehmida Mirza, who travelled from Karachi to her family’s besieged farmhouse late on Tuesday night, held a second press conference within 24 hours on Wednesday afternoon to express her resentment over “constant violations of court orders” regarding provision of security to her and her husband Dr Zulfikar Mirza...

    She told the crowded press conference at Maurjhar, a couple of kilometres from...

  • ‘Remote-controlled blast’ at farmhouse damages room

    DERA GHAZI KHAN: Suspected terrorists blew up the roof of a one-room farmhouse belonging to a relative of the Balochistan home minister in Dolli, Rujhan tehsil, in Rajanpur district...

    Sources told Dawn that the farmhouse belonged to Shah Murad Masoori Bugti, a relative of Sarfraz Bugti, located in Border Military Police precincts, 150km from here...

  • Two university students die under mysterious circumstances at farmhouse

    Two university students died under mysterious circumstances at a farmhouse in the Gulshan-e-Maymar locality of Karachi...

    Johar Husain, 24, a student of Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology (SZABIST), and Abdul Rehman, 20, were found foaming from their mouths in their room at the farmhouse on Sunday morning, the Gulshan-e-Maymar Station House Officer (SHO) Fasih-uz-Zaman said...

  • Five sent to jail for trespassing on minister Azam Swati's farmhouse

    ISLAMABAD: Five people, including two women, were arrested on the charge of trespassing on the farmhouse of Minister for Science and Technology Senator Azam Swati and beating his guards...

    The police said that on Oct 26 animals of people from Bajaur, who have established slums on government land by encroaching it, damaged Mr Swati’s farmhouse...

  • Family arrested for trespassing on Azam Swati’s farmhouse freed

    ISLAMABAD: The family that was arrested for trespassing on Minister for Science and Technology Azam Khan Swati’s farmhouse was released on Tuesday after a day’s detention in Adiala jail...

    He said the sit-in will be staged outside the minister’s farmhouse and that notable and elders of the Bajaur Agency will hold a jirga on Wednesday to devise a strategy...

  • NAB initiates probe against Karachi mayor, Durrani, others

    KARACHI: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Karachi, on Thursday decided to initiate investigations against a former Sindh Assembly speaker on charges of accumulating assets beyond known sources, illegal recruitments and embezzlement of funds...

    NAB also decided to initiate a probe against the Karachi mayor, director general of the Sindh Building Control Authority, a known builder, SITE officials and a senior police officer for...

  • Imran Khan lambasts Durrani, Fazl at PTI's Peshawar rally

    PESHAWAR: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan on Monday criticised Federal Minister for Housing Akram Khan Durrani, asking him as to how he would topple the PTI-led Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government...

    Speaking to his party workers and supporters at the rally in Peshawar, the PTI chief came down hard upon the JUI-F affiliated federal minister, who on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's visit to the province earlier this...

  • Roadside births ‘a call to political parties’: Tehmina Durrani

    LAHORE: Tahmina Durrani, wife of Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, who spares no chance to target ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif for any of his ‘wrongdoing’, does not see her husband at fault for two back-to-back incidents in which two women gave birth on road in Lahore last week...

    Learn the goal - a social welfare state,” Durrani tweeted...

  • Durrani foresees big win for PPP in LG election

    SHIKARPUR: Sindh Assembly Speaker Agha Siraj Durrani has predicted ‘great victory’ for the Pakistan Peoples Party in upcoming local government election and said the party’s leadership has broken with the past practice of awarding party tickets to leaders only and decided to give an opportunity to general workers in LG polls...

    Mr Durrani who is also PPP president of Larkana division, said while speaking at a public meeting in Lakhi...

  • Action will be taken against MPAs who disrespected elected house: Durrani

    HYDERABAD: Sindh Assembly Speaker Agha Siraj Durrani has reaffirmed that the lawmakers who tore off the book containing the rules of procedure of the house will not be spared...

    “Action will sure be taken against the four members of the assembly who had torn the book while the house was in session,” Mr Durrani told a questioner while speaking to journalists at the relaunch of a book Adalat Adawat here late on Saturday evening...

  • Durrani visits Kohat to sort out JUI-F issues

    KOHAT: Federal Minister for Housing Akram Khan Durrani has failed in his mission, given to him by the party chief, to resolve internal differences in the JUI-F local chapter, sources said...

    During his visit to Kohat, Mr Durrani held talks with the party’s local activists at the residence of party leader Ghulam Habib for removing the differences...

  • No wing of foreign agencies, IS present in KP: Durrani

    PESHAWAR: The religious seminaries involved in terrorism have been closed down in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, claims Inspector General of Police Nasir Khan Durrani...

    Mr Durrani said that terrorists still existed in the province but police were also determined to fight them till end...

  • Durrani explains why anti-Altaf resolution wasn’t allowed

    KARACHI: Sindh Assembly Speaker Agha Siraj Durrani said on Wednesday that he would allow an opposition resolution against Muttahida Qaumi Movement chief Altaf Hussain over his controversial remarks if it was tabled in accordance with the assembly’s rules...

    Mr Durrani said that if the opposition members were so eager to table the resolution they could have submitted it for balloting the next day, i...

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