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  • Black warrants issued for six convicts in Karachi, Hyderabad

    KARACHI/HYDERABAD: Antiter­rorism courts in Karachi and Hyderabad issued on Thursday black warrants for the execution of six convicts in cases of murders and hijacking of a PIA Fokker plane in 1998...

    ATC-III judge Saleem Raza Baloch issued the black warrants against Shahid Mehmood, Mohammad Khan and Mehmood Ali and asked the Karachi central prison to carry out the hangings under supervision of judicial magistrates after fulfilling...

  • Russia mourns 92 killed in Black Sea jet crash, hunts for black box

    Russia held a national day of mourning on Monday, a day after a Syria-bound military plane crashed into the Black Sea killing all 92 people on board, and expanded a search operation to try to recover passengers' bodies and the jet's black box...

    Thirty nine ships, five helicopters, a drone, and more than 100 divers were involved, he said, and soldiers were scouring the Black Sea coastline as well...

  • India's independence day observed as 'black day' in Kashmir

    India's Independence Day was observed as "black day" in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) on Tuesday where public meetings and protest rallies were held in almost all cities and towns...

    The main event of the day was a public rally held in Muzaffarabad led by the Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan and joined by members of AJK's legislative assembly, leaders of different political parties and others...

  • Rallies held across AJK to mark India’s republic day as black day

    MUZAFFARABAD / MULTAN: Rallies and demonstrations were held across Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) on Sunday to mark India’s republic day as black day, with participants calling upon the international community not to buy New Delhi’s false propaganda of being the largest democracy in view of its treatment of oppressed Kashmiris and her own citizens from minority communities...

    “Isn’t it shameful that despite usurping internationally...

  • Three-day Sufi festival gets under way in Hyderabad

    HYDERABAD: A three-day festival titled ‘Sindh Sufi melo’ was inaugurated by by Sindh Senior Minister for Food and Parliamentary Affairs Nisar Ahmed Khuhro in Hyderabad Club on Sunday...

    Senator Aajiz Dhamra, Auqaf Minister Ghulam Shah Jillani, PPP Hyderabad district president Saghir Qureshi and information secretary Ahsan Abro were among the prominent figures who were present...

  • Three-day Hyderabad literature festival begins

    HYDERABAD: Prominent intellectual and writer Amar Jalil has blamed Sindhis for the deterioration of education in the province and said nobody has compelled them to close down their schools but they themselves have snatched the right to education from their children and youths...

    The scholar was among a bevy of writers, poets and intellectuals who spoke at the inauguration ceremony for the three-day Hyderabad Literature Festival...

  • Seven-day flower show gets under way in Hyderabad

    HYDERABD: The seven-day annual flower show orga­nis­ed by the Canton­ment Board Hyderabad (CBH) got under way at Ziau­ddin Park, next to the old Eidgah ground, Saddar, on Friday...

    Representatives of different organisations including the Hyderabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry attended the opening ceremony...

  • Scores booked a day after mob attack on mukhtiarkar’s guest house over boy’s ‘murder’ in Hyderabad

    HYDERABAD: Qasimabad police on Saturday registered a case against 17 members of the Soomro community along with 25 to 30 unknown people over allegedly obstructing police in the discharge of their official duty during disturbances a day earlier in Tahir Soomro village of Qasimabad taluka...

    Meanwhile, Hyderabad DIG Sharjeel Kharal has formed a committee headed by SP Headquarters Anil Haider to investigate the whole episode...

  • Black Caps sceptical about day-night Tests

    WELLINGTON: New Zealand's top players are overwhelmingly against plans to play “day-night” Test cricket when they tour Australia this year, fearing it will “devalue” the game, the New Zealand Cricket Players Association said Thursday...

    The concept of day-night cricket played under lights using a pink ball has been enthusiastically promoted by Cricket Australia (CA), which is keen to bring the five-day game to prime-time television...

  • Textile mill owners, workers hold ‘black day’

    LAHORE: Textile mill owners and workers observed a ‘black day’ on Tuesday and held a countrywide protest against what they described as the federal government’s failure to meet their demands aimed at reviving the viability of the textile industry...

    Mill owners and factory workers held peaceful protests in front of various textile units in Lahore, Karachi, Multan, Faisalabad, Hyderabad and Peshawar...

  • PPP observes 1977 coup anniversary as ‘black day’ across Sindh

    LARKANA: Activists of Pakis­tan Peoples Party wore black armbands and hoisted black flags on party offices across the province on Wednesday to observe a ‘black day’ in condemnation of Gen Ziaul Haq’s overthrow of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto’s elected government on July 5, 1977...

    Earlier, wearing black armbands PPP workers demonstrated outside the press club...

  • PPP workers observe July 5 as ‘black day’

    RAWALPINDI: PPP’s Rawalpindi chapter observed a black day on Wednesday to condemn the coup against former Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto’s government on July 5, 1977 conducted by Gen Ziaul Haq...

    They wore black bands and chanted slogans against dictatorship and in favour of democracy...

  • ‘Black Day’ today in solidarity with Parachinar victims

    ISLAMABAD: The Shia Ulema Council (SUC) has announced it will observe Friday as a ‘black day’ to protest the alleged shooting of protesters by FC personnel in Parachinar and reiterated its demand that the army chief should visit the Kurram Agency and see the realities on the ground for himself...

    The SUC secretary general said there were several attacks on Al Quds day including in Quetta and Karachi and claimed these were all done by...

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