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  • Travel: Mumbai to Lucknow

    India is a gastronomic delight but nowhere is it more evident than in Lucknow: the almond kulfi, the paper thin anda wala paratha, the delicious tunday ke kabab and the gossamer light Moradabad ki biryani...

  • 550-year-old 9th Muharram procession in Sukkur

    SUKKUR: Mourning pro­­c­essions were taken out in many Sindh towns on Friday which passed through their traditional routes and terminated at the appointed places peacefully amid tight security...

    In Sukkur, the 550-year-old ‘Shama Gul’ procession was taken out at midnight of Thursday-Friday in Rohri town near here in which a large number of mourners from different parts of the country participated under the watch of 5,000 security...

  • Motorcycles impounded on Muharram 9, 10 returned

    RAWALPINDI: Over 1,250 motorcycles that were impounded after their drivers violated the ban on pillion riding on Muharram 9 and 10 were returned to their owners on Sunday after a directive from the Punjab Inspector General of Police (IGP)...

    Although no motorcycles were impounded by the police on Sunday at the procession on Muharram 11 in the Chur area, 350 traffic wardens were deployed to regulate traffic on Peshawar Road since one...

  • Rangers arrest two suspects involved in suicide blast on Muharram procession

    "Acting on ‘credible information’, the paramilitary force apprehended the suspects from Sukkur in Sindh and Hub in Balochistan respectively," said the Rangers spokesperson...

    "Kamran had planned while Attaullah had provided support for the suicide blast attack in Lashari Mohalla in Jacobabad, which targeted the procession of 9th Muharram on October 23, last year," claimed Rangers official...

  • Muharram moon sighted, Ashura on October 1

    The Central Ruet-i-Hilal Committee, presided over by its Chairman, Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman, announced on Thursday that the Muharram moon had been sighted in Islamabad...

    The 10th of Muharram will consequently be observed in Pakistan on Sunday, October 1...

  • Organisers of Muharram majalis, mourning processions asked to renew licences

    KARACHI: Police have decided to ask the organisers of majalis, mourning processions and other religious activities during Muharram-ul-Haram to get their licences renewed so that better security arrangements can be planned after analysing the number of events and venues...

    ”CTD recommends placing 185 individuals on Fourth ScheduleThe police chief, the statement added, urged the officials to take on board notables belonging to different...

  • Haleem — the household tradition for Muharram

    RAWALPINDI: The narrow streets of the downtown areas, especially in Bhabara Bazaar, Chittian Hattian, Bani Chowk and Saddar bazaar, have many caterers’ shops which are especially busy during Muharram...

    Haleem is also served year long at various restaurants, which also see an increase in demand for the dish during Muharram...

  • Muharram processions conclude peacefully across Pakistan

    Muharram processions in all major cities of Pakistan culminated peacefully at their designated destinations on Saturday evening...

    City administrations had chalked out elaborate traffic plans for the Muharram processions in an effort to ensure smooth traffic flow in each of the major cities...

  • 9th Muharram processions held across Sindh

    SUKKUR: All mourning processions of the 9th Muha­rram, which were taken out amid tight security in all big and small towns of the province early on Saturday morning, concluded peacefully in the evening after marching on their designated routes...

    In Sukkur, historic ‘Tazia of Ziarat-i-Karbala Mualla’ claimed to be continuation of a 500-year-old tradition, was taken out in Rohri before Fajr prayers in which thousands of mourners from...

  • 9th Muharram procession ends safely

    KARACHI: Amid strict security measures that included suspension of cellular service and a ban on pillion-riding for the second consecutive day, the 9th Muharram mourning procession ended safely at the Hussainia-Iranian Imam­bargah in Kharadar on Saturday evening...

  • 9th Muharram processions conclude peacefully

    PESHAWAR: The 9th Muharram processions in the provincial capital and other parts of the province concluded peacefully amid tight security on Saturday...

    Thousands of security personnel have been deployed in the provincial capital and other sensitive districts to ensure peaceful observance of Muharram...

  • Two suspected LeJ target killers arrested in Karachi ahead of Muharram: CTD

    In a press release, the CTD said the two men — Muhammad Abdullah Majid and Adnan Ahmad — were involved in sectarian murders and were planning to carry out more attacks during the upcoming month of Muharram...

    "There were reports that banned jihadist and sectarian outfits were planning to carry out targeted killings of members of their rival sects during the forthcoming month of Muharram," Khawaja said...

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