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  • PTI's rally marches through Karachi, Imran addresses gathering in Lyari

    KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) on Sunday, led by party chairman Imran Khan, thronged the city with their massive rally that marched through the different areas of the metropolis as part of the election campaign ahead of the upcoming local government polls...

    Imran also addressed a public gathering at Lyari’s famous Kakri ground in the evening, DawnNews reported...

  • Lyari gang war leader Uzair Baloch arrested by Rangers 'outside Karachi'

    KARACHI: Pakistan Rangers, Sindh claimed to have arrested Uzair Baloch, a notorious leader of the Lyari gang war and chief of proscribed Peoples Amn Committee (PAC), in a targeted operation on the outskirts of Karachi on Saturday...

    Rangers arrested Baloch in a targeted operation outside Karachi late on Friday while he was attempting to enter the city, said a press release issued by the paramilitary force...

  • Book on Lyari sparks debate on old Karachi’s political history

    KARACHI: Speakers discussed the past and present of Lyari, from being cradle of the mainstream politics to turning into a crime-infested gangland at the launch of a semi-autobiographical book written by veteran journalist Latif Baloch...

    Book Lyari ka muqadma sparked a thought-provoking debate on the issue of Balochistan on the larger scope in which many speakers said the persistent insurgency and fragile security situation in the...

  • Rangers man martyred, 3 injured in militant attack in Karachi's Lyari

    One Rangers man was martyred and three others injured when a personnel of the paramilitary force came under attack by suspected militants in Karachi's Lyari neighbourhood on Tuesday evening...

    A Rangers contingent was on a routine patrol in Lyari's Ali Mohammad Mohalla when suspected militants attacked the security personnel with hand grenades and automatic weapons at around 8:15pm, said a press release issued by the force...

  • Bodies of man, woman recovered from hotel room in Bahawalpur

    Police on Monday recovered bodies of a man and woman, who had allegedly been shot dead, from a hotel room in Bahawalpur, DawnNews reported...

    The hotel's manager informed the police that the couple had claimed to be husband and wife and told him that they had a doctor's appointment in the evening and hence needed a room to stay till then...

  • Vegas gunman transferred $100K, set up cameras at hotel room

    The Las Vegas gunman transferred $100,000 overseas in the days before the attack and planned the massacre so meticulously that he even set up cameras inside the peephole of his high-rise hotel room and on a service cart outside his door, apparently to spot anyone coming for him, authorities said on Tuesday...

    Lombardo said he is "absolutely" confident authorities will find out what set off Paddock, a 64-year-old high-stakes gambler...

  • No room for the truth

    The lover of the wine cup who blurts out the truth in a state of abandon is better than the jurisconsult who seeks refuge in expediency...

    — Zafar Ali KhanMUCH water has flown under the bridge, assuming that what flows into the Ravi these days is water, since Khawaja Asif began to be lambasted for speaking truthfully about some of the problems that involvement in the Afghanistan conflict has saddled Pakistan with
  • No dressing room help for Perera: SLC

    KOLKATA: Sri Lankan cricket board on Sunday defended Dilruwan Perera after television replays suggested the batsman looked to the dressing room during a delayed review call in the first Test against India...

    Although the Indian players did not complain, there was speculation — including from television commentators — that he had received advice from the Sri Lankan dressing room...

  • New driving licence plan ‘leaves little room to cut corners’

    LAHORE: The Punjab government has approved a scheme declaring five steps including a four-hour period in its driving school and 40-hour road training mandatory for every applicant to get a licence...

    Moreover, every applicant will have to undergo a vision/eye test under the new scheme titled ‘Punjab Driving Education Centres’
  • Allied Bank creating room for expansion

    With its core business sailing smoothly, Allied Bank appears to be now gearing to invest in technological and infrastructure upgrades and alternative revenue streams to prop up future earnings...

    The country’s fifth largest bank, with over Rs865
  • No room for liberals

    EXACTLY a month after Sabeen Mahmud was murdered while driving home in Karachi, a small group of her friends and admirers met in a cosy Delhi basement to remember the extraordinary Pakistani freethinker whose shadow promises to linger over South Asia...

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