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  • Nizam-i-Salaat

    THE government has introduced a Nizam-i-Salaat for unified Azan and prayer timings in the federal capital...

    The system has been implemented from May 1 and a calendar for the whole year has been devised
  • Governor dispels speculations about enforcement of Nizam-i-Adl in Fata

    LANDI KOTAL: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has dispelled speculations about implementation of Nizam-i-Adl in Fata, saying final decision about future status of the region will be taken by Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif...

    Addressing tribal elders on the occasion of inaugurating Rs220 million water supply scheme here on Saturday, he said that no decision regarding changes in the existing administrative system of Fata...
  • Ministry blamed for delayed decision on Nizam fund

    KARACHI: Former high commissioner to Britain Wajid Shamsul Hasan accused the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday of going back on its decision and blamed “the red tape” in the ministry for the delay in a final verdict on the decades-long legal wrangling over the millions of pounds the Nizam of Hyderabad had transferred to Pakistan shortly before the Indian invasion...

    In a communication to Dawn, he said the foreign ministry was...
  • Has the religious affairs ministry forgotten its Nizam-i-Salat?

    ISLAMABAD: Less than two years after the introduction of Nizam-i-Salat, mosques in the capital seem to be ignoring the system, with a general trend being for mosques to start their call to prayer a few seconds after another mosque finishes theirs...

    The religious affairs ministry now wants to revive the Nizam-i-Salat and the Directorate of Haj Islamabad has been directed to visit various mosques in this regard
  • Ordinance to protect Nizam-i-Adl, other regulations in Pata

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has decided about the promulgation of an ordinance soon after the president of Pakistan gives assent to the Constitution (Twenty-Fifth Amendment) Bill, 2018, to protect the current regulations in the Provincially Administered Tribal Areas (Pata), including the Nizam-i-Adl Regulation, 2009...

    An official told Dawn that the promulgation of the ordinance was necessary to prevent legal...
  • Family of engineering student who died in Hyderabad jail demands justice

    HYDERABAD: The family of an engineering student who died under controversial circumstances in the Hyderabad central prison believe that they are being denied justice...

    Tauqeer Mashoori, a final year student at the Mehran University of Engineering and Technology’s electrical department, was arrested along with two friends — Sohail Mari and Saif Katpar — on June 26 in a liquor case by the GOR police
  • Family got freed from ‘traumatised’ man in high drama at Hyderabad flat

    HYDERABAD: Police finally managed to get hold of an apparently mentally-disturbed man after breaking open the door of his apartment in a building near Pakora stop in Qasimabad on Saturday where he was allegedly holding his family members hostage at gunpoint...

    The man identified as Dr Ibrahim Almani had opened fire on a teenager, Hasnain Solangi, just two day back on flimsy excuses
  • Five family members found dead in Hyderabad

    A husband and wife and their three children were mysteriously found dead on Tuesday at their house in Masoom Shah colony of Hyderabad, within the jurisdiction of Cantonment police station, said officials...

    The deceased were identified as Kifayat Sheikh, 40, his wife Shaheen, sons Khizar, 5, Mairaj, 2, and three-year-old daughter Shanza
  • 10 family members of Covid-19 infected cop test positive in Hyderabad

    HYDERABAD: Ten family members of a virus-infected policeman tested positive for Covid-19 on Wednesday, drawing calls from police authorities for conducting more tests in the locality where the cop’s family was living to avert further spread of the contagion...

    The policeman, who performed duty as a guard with CIA Centre’s in-charge, had tested positive for the virus out of 31 policemen who were exposed to an infected suspect
  • Sectarian tension in Hyderabad localities subsides

    HYDERABAD: Residents of Gujrati Para, Gulshan-i-Hamid and some other localities held a protest demonstration after Juma prayers against some statements made by the prayer leader of the Jama Masjid Rais, located in neighbouring Gulshan-i-Rais, a couple of days back...

    The protesters raised slogans against the prayer leader, belonging to their rival sect, and claimed that the statements he made during his speech hurt their religious...
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