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  • Body formed to probe attack on Ahmed Noorani

    According to an interior ministry statement, the chief commissioner and the inspector general of Islamabad police have been tasked with investigating the attack on The News reporter Ahmed Noorani, who was pursued by six assailants and badly beaten near Zero Point on Friday...

    The members also visited Mr Noorani to obtain his account of the events that transpired on Friday, and is expected to hold meetings with senior government...

  • Shah Noorani carnage: Gen Raheel visits Civil Hospital to inquire about health of injured

    Army Chief General Raheel Sharif on Sunday evening visited Civil Hospital Karachi to inquire about the health of those injured in the blast at Shah Noorani shrine in Balochistan's Khuzdar district, which had killed at least 52 people and injured a 100 others, DawnNews reported...

    Over 1,000 people from all over the country, particularly Karachi, were present on the premises when the blast took place...

  • Injured of Shah Noorani shrine blast narrate horror of attack

    KARACHI: Desperate people ran helter-skelter with printed photographs or digital pictures of their loved ones as they tried to gather information about them at the Civil Hospital Karachi throughout the night following Saturday evening’s suicide attack at the Shah Noorani shrine in Khuzdar...

    All the injured and dead were being brought to Karachi via road while their relatives here braced themselves for the worst...

  • Shah Noorani shrine closed to visitors

    QUETTA/KHUZDAR: Even as army personnel and teams from other organisations and departments completed on Sunday their rescue operation at the Shah Noorani shrine, which was hit by a devastating suicide attack the previous day, Balochistan Chief Minister Nawab Sanaullah Zehri ordered its closure until proper security arrangements were made at the religious site...

    Army men, personnel of the Frontier Corps (FC), Balochistan, and workers...

  • JIT to investigate Shah Noorani shrine bombing

    QUETTA: Balochistan Chief Minister Nawab Sanaullah Zehri on Monday announced formation of a joint investigation team (JIT), headed by Khuzdar Deputy Commissioner Sohailur Rehman, to probe the Shah Noorani Shrine suicide bombing...

    Official sources said that the chief minister presided over a high-level meeting in Karachi on Monday in which Home Minister Sarfaraz Ahmed Bugti and Chief Secretary Saifullah Chattah submitted reports...

  • Bhitai urs begins tomorrow amid security fears in wake of Shah Noorani blast

    HYDERABAD: Security around shines and other important places is being tightened in Hyderabad district in the wake of the Saturday suicide attack that left scores of devotees dead and many more wounded at the Shah Noorani shrine in Khuzdar, Balochistan, Hyderabad range DIG Khadim Rind has said...

    Security for the Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai Urs celebrations, commencing at Bhitshah on Tuesday, has already been beefed up, he said while...

  • Noorani’s resignation ‘disappointing’, says Imran

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Friday expressed disappointment over the resignation of Tasneem Noorani as election commissioner for the PTI’s intra-party polls...

    Imran Khan sounded defensive while explaining why Mr Noorani resigned when everything was set for the party elections...

  • Mushtaq Ahmed favours fielding Shadab and Yasir Shah together

    Former test spinner Mushtaq Ahmed, now the head coach at the National Cricket Academy, believes young sensation Shadab Khan could play alongside Yasir Shah and form a lethal leg-spin pair for Pakistan...

    “The focus of the selection committee is that if we have two spinners with different variations and both could become match-winners, then why can't both play in one match,” Ahmed said in Lahore on Wednesday...

  • Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai's 272nd urs kicks off in Bhit Shah

    HYDERABAD: The 272nd urs celebrations of Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai, Sindh's most popular sufi saint, commenced formally Friday morning in the town of Bhit Shah in Sindh's Matiari district...

    On Thursday evening, Waqar Hussain Shah, the 12th Sajjada Nashin of the shrine, visited the outer premises of the shrine along with his brothers (Mustafa Shah, Khaar Shah and Zulfikar Shah) and laid a floral wreath...

  • Decision on Maulana Aziz’s bail plea deferred

    ISLAMABAD: The local court of Islamabad on Monday deferred its decision on a bail application filed by Lal Masjid cleric Maulana Abdul Aziz as his counsel informed the court that due to deployment of security personnel outside his residence the cleric could not appear before the court...

    Maulana Aziz moved the pre arrest bail application before the additional district and sessions judge of Islamabad in two separate cases – extending...

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