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  • Love Pakistan a great deal, deeply desired to serve it: Atif Mian

    Celebrated economist Atif Mian, who was asked to resign earlier on Friday from the government's Economic Advisory Council (EAC) for his adherence to the Ahmadiyya faith, tweeted a brief statement surrounding the circumstances of his resignation in the evening...

    The Princeton University economist said he had resigned for the sake of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf government's stability, which he said had been under a lot of adverse...

  • Arshad Nadeem — from Mian Channu to Pakistan's hope for Olympic glory

    On Wednesday, the man from Mian Channu kept the country's flailing hopes of a maiden medal at the Tokyo Olympics alive as he qualified for the final of the men's javelin with a throw of 85...

    Arshad's performance was quick to garner the attention of netizens; his name remained firmly among the top trends on Twitter in Pakistan for more than a day as fellow countrymen pinned their hopes on the athlete to bring home a gold medal in...

  • Mian Iftikhar arrested after killing of PTI worker

    NOWSHERA: The police arrested the ANP’s central secretary general Mian Iftikhar Hussain after a teenaged worker of PTI was killed while celebrating victory of a party candidate at Pabbi early on Sunday...

    Following his arrest Mian Iftikhar was produced before the magistrate on duty who remanded him into the custody of police for a day...

  • Named Mian Iftikhar in FIR under pressure, says slain PTI youth's father

    PESHAWAR: The father of deceased Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) activist Habibullah said in court on Monday that he was pressured into registering a case against Awami National Party (ANP) central general secretary Mian Iftikhar Hussain for the murder of his son...

    During the hearing, the victim's father Sher Alam said neither the ANP leader, nor his guards, were involved in the murder of his son, and that he had been pressured into...

  • FIR filed against Mian Iftikhar to protect him: KP IG police

    PESHAWAR: Inspector General Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Nasir Durrani told DawnNews on Monday that First Information Report (FIR) was filed against Awami National Party central general secretary Mian Iftikhar Hussain to "evacuate and protect him" from the clutches of the charged activists...

    The KP police chief said that Iftikhar was under mob charge during clashes between ANP and Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf activists following the local body...

  • Father says Mian Iftikhar not involved in his son’s murder

    KHAN: The killing of a PTI activist in Pabbi Town took a new turn on Monday when the activist’s father told a court that the arrested leader of Awami National Party, Mian Iftikhar Hussain, was not involved in the murder of his son and that he had been pressurised to nominate him...

    He had neither blamed Mian Iftikhar earlier for the killing of his son nor he nominated him later in the case, said Sher Alam Khan, father of Habibullah...

  • Mian Iftikhar secures bail in murder case

    NOWSHERA: A local court on Tuesday granted bail to ANP central general secretary Mian Iftikhar Hussain in a murder case against Rs200,000 surety bonds...

    The police had arrested Mian Iftikhar on Sunday after a young PTI activist was gunned down in Pabbi area of Nowshera district...

  • ANP's Mian Iftikhar Hussain arrested after killing of PTI activist

    PESHAWAR: Awami National Party (ANP) central general secretary Mian Iftikhar Hussain was arrested on Sunday after the killing of a Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) activist in Pabbi area of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Nowshera district...

    A clash between activists of ANP and PTI occured outside near residence of Mian Iftikhar Hussain in Pabbi area after the Saturday night announcement of the area's results of the Local Government polls held...

  • Mian Iftikhar's arrest not politically motivated: Imran Khan

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Sunday lashed out at the federal government and former president Asif Ali Zardari for labeling Mian Iftikhar Hussain’s arrest in Nowshera as politically motivated...

    Khan said the Khyber Pakthunkhwa police was not under political influence, unlike the police in Punjab and Sindh, adding that no one in the provincial government had ordered Mian Iftikhar’s arrest...

  • Bail granted to ANP leader Mian Iftikhar

    PESHAWAR: Civil Judge Nowshera Abdul Wahab Qureshi on Tuesday granted bail to Awami National Party (ANP) central general secretary Mian Iftikhar Hussain in the case pertaining to the killing of a Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) activist in Pabbi area of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Nowshera district...

    Know more: ANP's Mian Iftikhar Hussain arrested after killing of PTI activistA clash between activists of ANP and PTI occured outside near...

  • Tributes paid to Aziz Mian Qawwal

    ISLAMABAD: On Friday night, Lok Virsa opened its doors to pay tribute to Aziz Mian Qawwal with a qawwali steeped in Sufi devotional music and a euphoric environment...

    Mujahid Khan, who had heard Aziz Mian Qawwal perform, said Friday night’s qawwali took him back several years...

  • Obituary: Ex-chief justice Ajmal Mian dies at 83

    KARACHI: Justice Muhammad Ajmal Mian, a former chief justice of Pakistan, died early on Monday morning after a long illness...

    Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar, judges of the apex court and the high courts offered condolences to the family of the late chief justice...

  • ‘You are human, Mian Sahib’

    Quoting the Roman emperors’ (and generals’) tradition of having slaves whisper ‘you are a mere mortal’ or words to that effect in their ears during moments of glory in particular, Nisar Ali Khan said he was perhaps the only one telling Nawaz Sharif: ‘You are human, Mian Sahib’...

    Once the information became public and a huge international story, the ramifications started to be felt in Pakistan...

  • COLUMN: THE ROMANCES OF MAMU MIAN

    I do recall that when I began to take an active interest in modern Urdu fiction, my aunt, and then my mother, told me of Mamu Mian, as they called him...

    Grandmother married in 1914 and soon devoted herself to family pursuits while Mamu Mian wrote story after story, spent most of his time in Delhi, and travelled from town to town in search of material...

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