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  • Two missing brothers found killed in New Karachi graveyard

    KARACHI: Two minor brothers were found dead four days after they went missing from their New Karachi home, officials said on Saturday...

    They said that the boys were missing for the past four days and their family had lodged a kidnapping case against unknown persons at the New Karachi police station...

  • Karachi mayor urges people to cooperate with graveyard caretakers

    KARACHI: Mayor Wasim Akhtar asked the people on Wednesday to cooperate with graveyard administrations and not insist on a specific spot for grave for the burial of a loved one who had died of the novel coronavirus...

    He asked all district administrations to cooperate with graveyard managements for maintaining law and order...

  • Protest against Shia cleric’s execution in Karachi

    KARACHI: A large number of people took part in a protest rally in the city on Sunday to condemn the recent execution of a prominent Shia cleric, Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr, in Saudi Arabia...

    Meanwhile, Allama Rab Nawaz Hanafi, a local leader of the banned Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat, in a statement said the executions in Saudi Arabia had nothing to do with targeting any Shia or certain Sunni individuals...

  • ASWJ general secretary, top Shia cleric detained in Karachi

    Secretary general of the proscribed Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat (ASWJ) Taj Hanafi and All Pakistan Shia Action Committee Chief Allama Mirza Yusuf Husain were detained in Karachi, officials said Sunday...

    According to the Rangers, Hanafi was arrested from Karachi's Nagan Chowrangi area on Sunday afternoon...

  • Protesters clash with police in Karachi over Shia leaders’ arrests

    KARACHI: Police resorted to heavy tear gas shelling and fired into the air in a Malir locality to disperse a large number of people who blocked the National Highway as well as the main railway track for hours on Monday in protest over the recent arrest of a Shia cleric and leaders...

    In the evening, the police released around two dozen protesters, who were earlier taken into custody for the Monday violence, on the directives of Sindh...

  • 'Afghanistan to become graveyard for US,' warn Taliban after Trump clears way for more troops

    The Taliban warned on Tuesday that Afghanistan would become a “graveyard” for the United States after President Donald Trump cleared the way for thousands more American troops to be sent to the war-torn country...

    “If America doesn't withdraw its troops, soon Afghanistan will become another graveyard for this superpower in the 21st century,” Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid said in a statement...

  • Two held for trespassing on graveyard

    ISLAMABAD: Two persons were arrested on the charge of trespassing on a grave to practice a black magic...

    Raza Mohammad complained to the Golra police that he spotted two people, including a woman, sitting alongside his father’s grave near his village, Joaid
  • MWM to resist demolition of graveyard

    LAHORE: The Majlis Wahdat-i-Muslimeen (MWM) has demanded alteration to the route of the Orange Line metro train, saying the incumbent course will damage the historical Mominpura graveyard...

    Punjab MWM Secretary-General Abdul Khaliq Asadi and others told a press conference on Friday that for the metro train the government was preparing to bulldoze the 800-year-old Mominpura graveyard, the final resting place of several Shia...

  • PPP to resist demolition of Mominpura graveyard

    LAHORE: PPP Punjab (central) President Manzoor Wattoo has asked the Punjab government not to raze the Mominpura graveyard for the Metro Train project...

    “The government will not be allowed to demolish Mominpura graveyard and shops to pave the way for Metro Train project,” he said at a rally at Lakshmi Chowk here on Saturday...

  • Encroachment removal from Hindu graveyard ordered

    MITHI: Nagarparkar Civil Judge Maula Bukhsh Solangi has ordered the local revenue official to remove all encroachments raised on the Hindu community’s graveyard in Nagarparkar...

    The judge himself visited the graveyard on Monday after an application was filed in his court stating that certain influential people had encroached upon portions of the graveyard land...

  • Chowkandi graveyard fast losing its authenticity

    KARACHI: The path leading to the Chowkandi graveyard is enough to deter would-be enthusiasts...

    Attributed to the Jokhio and Baloch tribes and built between the 15th and 18th centuries, the intricate geometrical designs on weathered stones however remain intact despite the vagaries of time...

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