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  • I’m a certified Grammar Nazi, and I couldn’t pass IELTS

    Nothing wrecks an English writer’s pride – his “unfaltering” confidence in his own pen – like being made to repeat an internationally acclaimed English language test due to an insufficient score...

    IELTS, which stands for International English Language Testing System, meticulously examines one’s language skills for the purpose of working or studying in certain English-speaking countries; notably Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom
  • Two suspected LeJ target killers arrested in Karachi ahead of Muharram: CTD

    The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) on Tuesday claimed to have picked up two suspected target killers allegedly belonging to banned militant outfit Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) from Karachi...

    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...

  • Civil-military huddle reviews Muharram security arrangements for Karachi

    Law enforcement authorities from civil and military institutions on Tuesday participated in a high-level meeting held at the Corps Headquarters Karachi to review security arrangements for the month of Muharram, a statement issued by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said...

    "Security should be tightened around places of worship, majalis and along the streets where mourning processions will be carried out," the statement quoted...

  • Muharram terror bid foiled as four ‘RAW-linked men’ arrested from Karachi: SSP

    KARACHI: Counter-terrorism Department’s (CTD) Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Naveed Khawaja on Thursday said the security force had foiled a major terror plan in the metropolis, arresting a network of criminals trained by Indian spy agency – Research and Analysis Wing (RAW)...

    The senior police officer said police had arrested four accused linked to a political party in Karachi, who confessed to planning an attack on Shahe...

  • 8th Muharram procession in Karachi ends safely amid tight security

    KARACHI: The main procession of Muharram 8th was taken out from Nishtar Park on Wednesday noon, which passed through various traditional routes and culminated at Husanian Iranian Imambargah in Kharadar amid tight security...

    Sindh home secretary Kazi Kabeer was quoted by media as saying that cell phone services would also remain suspended between 7am and 12 midnight on 9th and 10th of Muharram (Thursday and Friday) in different cities...

  • 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

    "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...

    Suicide blast which targeted 9th Muharram procession near Shershah Haveli in Jacobabad's Lashari Mohalla, killed at least 20 people and injured several...

  • 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...

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