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  • IBA Karachi cancels Dr Atif Mian's lecture after 'threats from extremists'

    The Institute of Business Administration (IBA) Karachi has cancelled a scheduled online seminar that was to feature celebrated economist Dr Atif Mian, the university announced on Thursday, allegedly due to pressure by "extremists"...

    Mian’s lecture 'Why has economic growth fallen behind in Pakistan?' scheduled on November 5, 2020, has been cancelled...

  • Mian Iftikhar arrested after killing of PTI worker

    NOWSHERA: The police arrested the ANP’s central secretary general Mian Iftikhar Hussain after a teenaged worker of PTI was killed while celebrating victory of a party candidate at Pabbi early on Sunday...

    Following his arrest Mian Iftikhar was produced before the magistrate on duty who remanded him into the custody of police for a day...

  • Named Mian Iftikhar in FIR under pressure, says slain PTI youth's father

    PESHAWAR: The father of deceased Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) activist Habibullah said in court on Monday that he was pressured into registering a case against Awami National Party (ANP) central general secretary Mian Iftikhar Hussain for the murder of his son...

    During the hearing, the victim's father Sher Alam said neither the ANP leader, nor his guards, were involved in the murder of his son, and that he had been pressured into...

  • FIR filed against Mian Iftikhar to protect him: KP IG police

    PESHAWAR: Inspector General Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Nasir Durrani told DawnNews on Monday that First Information Report (FIR) was filed against Awami National Party central general secretary Mian Iftikhar Hussain to "evacuate and protect him" from the clutches of the charged activists...

    He said the FIR which booked Mian Iftikhar under Section 109 of the Pakistan Penal Code was filed after pressure from the mob outside the ANP leader's...

  • Father says Mian Iftikhar not involved in his son’s murder

    KHAN: The killing of a PTI activist in Pabbi Town took a new turn on Monday when the activist’s father told a court that the arrested leader of Awami National Party, Mian Iftikhar Hussain, was not involved in the murder of his son and that he had been pressurised to nominate him...

    He had neither blamed Mian Iftikhar earlier for the killing of his son nor he nominated him later in the case, said Sher Alam Khan, father of Habibullah...

  • Mian Iftikhar secures bail in murder case

    NOWSHERA: A local court on Tuesday granted bail to ANP central general secretary Mian Iftikhar Hussain in a murder case against Rs200,000 surety bonds...

    The police had arrested Mian Iftikhar on Sunday after a young PTI activist was gunned down in Pabbi area of Nowshera district...

  • ANP's Mian Iftikhar Hussain arrested after killing of PTI activist

    PESHAWAR: Awami National Party (ANP) central general secretary Mian Iftikhar Hussain was arrested on Sunday after the killing of a Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) activist in Pabbi area of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Nowshera district...

    A clash between activists of ANP and PTI occured outside near residence of Mian Iftikhar Hussain in Pabbi area after the Saturday night announcement of the area's results of the Local Government polls held...

  • Mian Iftikhar's arrest not politically motivated: Imran Khan

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Sunday lashed out at the federal government and former president Asif Ali Zardari for labeling Mian Iftikhar Hussain’s arrest in Nowshera as politically motivated...

    Khan said the Khyber Pakthunkhwa police was not under political influence, unlike the police in Punjab and Sindh, adding that no one in the provincial government had ordered Mian Iftikhar’s arrest...

  • Bail granted to ANP leader Mian Iftikhar

    PESHAWAR: Civil Judge Nowshera Abdul Wahab Qureshi on Tuesday granted bail to Awami National Party (ANP) central general secretary Mian Iftikhar Hussain in the case pertaining to the killing of a Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) activist in Pabbi area of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Nowshera district...

    Talking about Inspector General Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Nasir Durrani's statement that First Information Report (FIR) was filed against the ANP...

  • Tributes paid to Aziz Mian Qawwal

    ISLAMABAD: On Friday night, Lok Virsa opened its doors to pay tribute to Aziz Mian Qawwal with a qawwali steeped in Sufi devotional music and a euphoric environment...

    In between renditions, Mr Aziz spoke about his father’s kalam, which were mostly produced himself...

  • Obituary: Ex-chief justice Ajmal Mian dies at 83

    KARACHI: Justice Muhammad Ajmal Mian, a former chief justice of Pakistan, died early on Monday morning after a long illness...

    Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar, judges of the apex court and the high courts offered condolences to the family of the late chief justice...

  • ‘You are human, Mian Sahib’

    Quoting the Roman emperors’ (and generals’) tradition of having slaves whisper ‘you are a mere mortal’ or words to that effect in their ears during moments of glory in particular, Nisar Ali Khan said he was perhaps the only one telling Nawaz Sharif: ‘You are human, Mian Sahib’...

  • COLUMN: THE ROMANCES OF MAMU MIAN

    I’ve been encouraging Wasio Abbasi — a friend in Karachi who wants to revive lost and forgotten fictions as digital reading for an audience jaded with the works currently on offer — to bring Urdu stories into the picture as soon as he can...

    Apart from their aesthetic value, these works have much to tell us about the times in which they were written; they’ve taught me more about our past, on both sides of the border, than many dry...

  • Aziz Mian: The Nietzschean Qawaal

    Aziz Mian would purposely work up the audience towards a state in which many in the crowd ended up losing all sense of order and control...

    A journalist reviewing one such Aziz Mian concert in Karachi in 1975 (for Dawn Magazine) described him as ‘the Nietzschean qawaal!’By the late 1970s, Aziz Mian had risen to become an iconic qawaal in Pakistan...

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