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    Nine Zero Karachi Address

  • CINEMASCOPE: ZERO PLUS ZERO

    The story goes something like this: in 1997 producer Sajid Nadiadwala and director David Dhawan (known for their utter disregard of common sense in stories) thought to rework the twin-brother formula by adapting the hit Telugu film Hello Brother with Salman Khan in the lead...

    Their movie Judwaa, and its amateurishly penned songs, were a mammoth hit
  • Herald exclusive: Nine-Zero: The centre (still) holds

    A quarter of a century later, and now from thousands of miles away, Hussain can still make Karachi fall silent whenever he wants...

    You’ll find many other photographs there though, a veritable ode to the life of the party leader: Hussain as a pensive-looking child, as a young man astride his iconic Honda 50 motorcycle, meeting an array of local politicians and foreign dignitaries in the small sitting room of his modest home, the...

  • MQM-P leader Amir Khan indicted for sheltering terrorists at Nine Zero

    KARACHI: An antiterrorism court on Saturday indicted Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan leader Amir Khan in a case pertaining to providing shelter to alleged terrorists...

    The senior deputy convener of the MQM-P, former in-charge of security of the now sealed MQM headquarters Nine Zero Minhaj Qazi along with their absconding accomplices were booked for allegedly providing shelter to wanted criminals at Nine Zero in Azizabad and using...

  • Altaf Hussain's posters removed from Nine Zero, adjoining areas

    KARACHI: Posters and banners bearing the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain's image and the party's flags were taken down at the party's Nine Zero headquarters and various neighbourhoods of Karachi on Thursday, as well as in parts of Hyderabad and Sukkur...

    MQM headquarters Nine Zero is Altaf's Karachi home and was sealed earlier this week...

  • New nine-zero?

    KARACHI: Late in the afternoon, Gaanchi, the community centre in Pir Illahi Bakhsh (PIB) Colony, named after the migrant Gujarati Muslim population, presents a deserted look...

    With the MQM headquarters Nine-Zero sealed along with the party’s sector offices in New Karachi, Gulshan-i-Iqbal, North Nazimabad, etc, PIB Colony is the only available place for the party to hold its routine meeting...

  • Nine Zero sealed illegally, despite MQM's dissociation from Altaf Hussain: Farooq Sattar

    KARACHI: MQM leader Farooq Sattar on Saturday claimed that MQM headquarter Nine Zero has been sealed illegally and unconstitutionally, and that there was no reason behind this action following the party’s dissociation from Altaf Hussain...

    “Even if these offices were illegal, why these offices were not demolished earlier?”When Wasim Akhtar will take oath as Karachi’s mayor, he will announce to demolish all the illegal encroachments...

  • Rangers detain suspect for killing MQM worker during Nine-Zero raid

    KARACHI: The Pakistan Rangers, Sindh, on Thursday claimed to have arrested a suspect in Shahdadpur who was allegedly involved in the killing of Muttahida Qaumi Movement activist Waqas Shah during the paramilitary force’s raid on the party’s headquarters Nine Zero on March 11...

    “Rangers on secret information detained Asif Ali in Shahdadpur who was involved in the killing of MQM worker Waqas Shah, during resistance and violence...

  • Dr Alvi takes a swipe at Fazl over Nine-Zero visit

    He supported the ongoing operation in Karachi and said he hoped the law enforcement agencies conducting operations against terrorists and criminals would not disappoint people this time...

    He said that if an impartial probe was conducted into the attack it could bring to surface many facts that might help law enforcement agencies in their ongoing operation in Karachi...

  • Nine-Zero, the day after

    KARACHI: Nine-Zero wore the look of a ghost town on Tuesday, a day after Pakistan Rangers sealed the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) headquarters there...

    A little girl on her bicycle with training wheels pedals away, up and down the narrow lane outside the actual Nine-Zero residence...

  • Largest haul of weapons in city seized near Nine Zero

    KARACHI: In the biggest seizure in the metropolis, a huge cache of arms and ammunition — some of them stolen from Nato containers — was uncovered during a targeted raid on an abandoned house near Nine Zero in Azizabad in the early hours of Wednesday morning, police said...

    They added that the weapons were supposed to be used for killings, particularly on the 9th of Muharram, to spread terror in Karachi by some “elements in London in...

  • Defence plea to treat video as evidence in Nine Zero raid case dismissed

    KARACHI: An antiterrorism court dismissed on Wednesday an application seeking to treat a video of Rangers officers’ press conference as electronic evidence in a case pertaining to alleged recovery of illicit arms and explosives from Nine Zero, the Muttahida Qaumi Movement headquarters in Azizabad...

    The ATC-XVII judge, who is conducting the trial in the judicial complex inside the Central Jail Karachi, pronounced his verdict after...

  • PM forms committee to address Karachi’s misery

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan constituted a high-level committee on Sunday to work out plans to address issues being faced by the residents of Karachi...

    The committee has been asked to suggest short-, medium- and long-term measures for the betterment of Karachi...

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