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  • Shutdown in IOK after Indian investigation agency summons Mirwaiz Umar Farooq

    A shutdown is being observed in Srinagar and the adjoining areas of Indian-occupied Kashmir (IOK) on Sunday to protest India’s National Investigation Agency's (NIA) move to summon All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq to New Delhi for questioning, Kashmir Media Service reported...

    On Saturday, Indian media reported that Farooq as well Naseem Geelani — son of the chairman of another faction of the APHC,...

  • Prime suspect in Imran Farooq murder arrested in Karachi: Nisar

    ISLAMABAD: Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Monday said the primary suspect in Dr Imran Farooq's murder case has been arrested from Karachi and will be presented in court tomorrow (Tuesday)...

    Their trip to England, their visas, the courses they were enrolled in and the money to finance the visit — the thousands of pounds in fees that they paid — the man behind the basis of this plot, according to our...

  • Umar’s ton helps Fata surprise Karachi Whites

    KARACHI: Mohammad Umar slammed an undefeated 106 to help Fata pull off a shock six-wicket victory against Karachi Whites at the start of the Super Six stage in the PCB Inter-region Under-19 One-day Cricket Tournament on Saturday...

    After being put into bat, Karachi Whites managed a total of 214-9 in their allotted 50 overs...

  • Fawad, Umar punish Karachi Whites as NBP take control

    KARACHI: After upcoming paceman Zia-u-Haq had returned career-best figures, unbeaten centuries from Fawad Alam and Umar Waheed put National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) in driving seat against Karachi Whites on day two of their third-round Pool ‘B’ match in the Quaid-i-Azam Trophy National Cricket Championship at the National Stadium here on Tuesday...

    Replying to the regional side’s first-innings total of 227, the NBP batting pair of Umar...

  • Unscheduled load shedding in Karachi to end from tomorrow, promises Asad Umar

    Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar on Saturday assured the people of Karachi that there would be no "unannounced electricity load shedding" in the city from tomorrow (Sunday) after a decision to increase supply of furnace oil and gas to power utility K-Electric...

    He was addressing the media alongside Sindh Governor Imran Ismail and K-Electric Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Moonis Alvi at a protest...

  • Notices issued in bail plea of Dr Farooq murder suspect

    ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday sought comments from the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on a bail plea filed by a suspect in the murder case of MQM leader Dr Imran Farooq...

    Last year, the FIA arrested Moazzam along with Khalid Shamim and Mohsin Ali for their alleged role in the murder of Dr Farooq...

  • Four men killed in Rangers encounter were MQM workers: Farooq Sattar

    KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) on Friday accused Rangers of “extra-judicially” killing four party workers Thursday night near the Northern Bypass in Karachi's Sohrab Goth area...

    “They were arrested by Rangers a month ago,” Farooq Sattar said, adding that family members of the deceased had identified them as Mohammd Adeel, Kashif Khalil, Shahid Ghulam and Zohaib Ullah...

  • Prime suspect in Imran Farooq murder held, says Nisar

    ISLAMABAD: A key character in the murder of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Dr Imran Farooq has been arrested is Karachi, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan disclosed here on Monday...

    The man taken into custody by intelligence and security agencies was responsible for arranging visas, tickets and stay in Britain of two suspected killers of Dr Farooq...

  • Prime suspect in Imran Farooq murder placed under 90-day preventive detention

    KARACHI: The prime suspect in the murder of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Imran Farooq was produced in an anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Karachi on Tuesday...

    A day earlier, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan had said the primary suspect in Dr Imran Farooq's murder case had been arrested from Karachi and will be presented in court tomorrow (today)...

  • Dr Imran Farooq murder suspect in Rangers custody for 90 days, ATC told

    KARACHI: The Pakistan Rangers informed an antiterrorism court on Tuesday that a suspect, said to be a key character in the Dr Imran Farooq murder case, was placed under 90-day preventive detention for interrogation...

    On Monday, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan disclosed that a central suspect in the murder case had been arrested in Karachi by the intelligence and security agencies...

  • No secret cooperation with Britain on Imran Farooq murder case: Nisar

    ISLAMABAD: Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan held a press conference on Wednesday to clear what he said was "misinformation" regarding the investigation of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Imran Farooq's murder case...

    Nisar asserted there has been "no secret cooperation with Britain regarding Imran Farooq murder case", adding that he as the Pakistani interior minister could not brief the British envoy over an...

  • JIT set up to probe key suspect in Dr Imran Farooq murder case

    KARACHI: The Sindh government on Wednesday set up a joint interrogation team (JIT) comprising officers from law enforcement and intelligence agencies to investigate the role, political association and history of the prime suspect in the 2010 murder of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Dr Imran Farooq in London, said an official...

    “The notification is short on details on the Dr Imran Farooq murder case,” said the official...

  • MQM urged to ‘come clean’ in Imran Farooq murder case

    ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan categorically told the Muttahida Qaumi Movement on Wednesday to “come clean” in the Dr Imran Farooq murder case...

    Read: Prime suspect in Imran Farooq murder placed under 90-day preventive detentionHe said the JIT had been formed because there was documentary evidence to prove that an individual had committed an offence...

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