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  • Jamat Ahle Hadees Balochistan ameer kidnapped from Quetta

    Maulana Abu Turab, the Balochistan ameer of Markazi Jamat Ahle Hadees, his son and his guard were kidnapped by unidentified assailants from Quetta's airport road on Friday...

    Maulana Abu Turab leads the Markazi Jamat Ahle Hadees in Balochistan and is considered to be one of the most influential religious figures in the province...

  • Jamaatud Dawa offers funeral prayer for Mullah Mansour in Peshawar

    PESHAWAR: Jamaatud Dawa (JuD), a self-proclaimed charity working across Pakistan, on Friday held funeral prayers in absentia for the deceased Afghan Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour in the provincial capital...

    Jamaatud Dawa is a controversial organisation, which was added to the banned outfits list by Pakistani authorities at the start of the year, along with the Haqqani network...

  • Jamaatud Dawa enters political arena, launches Milli Muslim League party

    Banned outfit Jamaatud Dawa (JuD) has sought to enter the political sphere by launching the Milli Muslim League — a new political party — on Monday...

    Know more: Banned or not?International powers including the US and India consider Jamaatud Dawa (JuD) to be no more than a front for Lashkar-i-Taiba (LT), the militant group blamed for the 2008 Mumbai attacks that left 166 people dead...

  • State responsible for inaction against Jamaatud Dawa, Jaish-i-Mohammad: Sanaullah

    LAHORE: Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah on Tuesday said that legal action against proscribed organisations like Jamaatud Dawa (JuD) and Jaish-i-Mohammed (JeM) is not possible since "state itself has remained a part of this"...

    Related: JuD 'sharia court' dispenses ‘justice’ in Lahore“After Zarb-i-Azb, our whole military and political leadership agreed that no one should be allowed to use Pakistani soil against the country’s...

  • Hafiz Saeed's Jamaatud Dawa, others barred from collecting charity

    The Securities & Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) on Monday prohibited the collection of donations by Hafiz Saeed's Jamaatud Dawa (JuD), the charity wing of banned outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba, as well as several other such organisations named in a list of banned outfits by the United Nations Security Council (UNSC)...

    However, Saeed was released in November after the Lahore High Court refused to extend the period of his...

  • Portfolio: Lahore Lahore hai

    Depicting Lahore in images is an old practice and its early patterns could be found in the miniature paintings of the Mughal era...

    Lahore, being the cultural hub, played a vital role in the arts, literature and culture in the mid-20th century; especially, visual art was inspired by the rich panoramic beauty of the walled city and life around its 13 gates, so an exclusive genre of cityscape came into existence, as early as the...

  • City Diary: Beautification of Lahore to reflect culture, history and tradition

    The divisional administration’s policy to involve the National College of Arts (NCA), University of Engineering and Technology (UET), the Walled City of Lahore Authority (WCLA), Parks and Horticulture Authority and others in planning, designing and executing small pilot schemes for the city’s beautification in view of its natural, cultural, heritage and historical values is a right step in the right direction...

    “After completion of...

  • Conservation of Lahore

    Unfortunately, it would appear that the administrators of Lahore, the historical timeline of which spans several centuries, have not even reached this rudimentary level of reasoning...

    The Punjab and Lahore administrations do urgently need to take all such reservations into account and to have the moral courage to go back to the drawing board if required...

  • Fantastic Five win Lahore leg of Neymar Jr’s Five qualifiers

    LAHORE: After a series of pulsating matches, Fantastic Five outwitted their rivals to win the Lahore leg of the Red Bull Neymar Jr’s Five qualifiers on Sunday...

    The champions from Lahore join Steel Town FC 2 from Karachi in a three-way battle for the national champion’s title; the two teams are going to compete with the winners from Islamabad leg of the qualifiers in a play-off — national finals will take place in April...

  • Brain-eating amoeba claims life in Lahore

    LAHORE: After causing havoc across Karachi, the brain-eating amoeba (Naegleria) now reaches Lahore as a death by the deadly disease was officially confirmed here on Friday...

    He said the health authorities were blind towards factors behind the emergence of the first case of a brain-eating amoeba in Lahore...

  • Police find ‘missing’ Chinese engineer in Lahore mosque

    SAHIWAL: The Chinese engineer who had “gone missing” during a visit to Pakpattan to see his in-laws last Friday, was traced and taken in custody by police from a mosque in Lahore, where he was doing a six-day ‘chilla’ – a spiritual practice of penance and solitude – under a religious organisation...

    Pakpattan District Police Officer Kamran Yousaf told Dawn on Monday that the Engineer Muhammad Yousaf, whose Chinese name was Yeuhi, had...

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