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  • Jewellery shop looted on Tariq Road

    KARACHI: Nearly half a dozen gunmen stormed into a jewellery shop on Tariq Road on Monday afternoon, held inmates hostage at gunpoint and took away gold ornaments, according to the Ferozabad police...

  • REVIEW: What really is in a name?:Names by Tariq Rahman

    ASK anyone in Pakistan or elsewhere the process of how he/she was named, and there is a little bit of a history attached; often times simple, sometimes a bit complicated but mostly quite interesting...

    Naming trends in Pakistan vary greatly amongst social strata, across provincial and ethnic lines, religious inclination, urban and rural divide, family lineage, and have differed over time...

  • Amman allows Tariq Aziz’s burial in Jordan

    AMMAN: Jordan said on Saturday that former Iraqi foreign minister Tariq Aziz will be buried on its soil after approving a request from his family to hold the funeral in the kingdom...

    “The Jordanian authorities have accepted a request from the family of Tariq Aziz to bring his remains to be buried here in Jordan on humanitarian grounds”, an official said...

  • Saddam’s top aide Tariq Aziz dies

    BAGHDAD: Tariq Aziz, the debonair Iraqi diplomat who made his name by staunchly defending Saddam Hussein to the world during three wars and was later sentenced to death as part of the regime that killed hundreds of thousands of its own people, has died in a hospital in southern Iraq, officials said...

  • ANI chief Tariq Mehboob dies in custody

    KARACHI: Anjuman Naujwanan-i-Islam (ANI) chief and member of Sunni Ittehad Council Tariq Mehboob died in custody on Saturday, however, it is not clear whether his death took place in Central Jail Karachi or Rangers' custody...

    Two days earlier, Mehboob was produced in an anti-terrorism court (ATC) which remanded him in Rangers' custody for 90 days under the Protection of Pakistan Ordinance (PPO)...

  • PTI's Naeemul Haque apologises to Tariq Fatemi over tweet based on 'wrong information'

    Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Spokesperson Naeemul Haque on Wednesday apologised to the prime minister's former adviser on foreign affairs, Tariq Fatemi, for an earlier tweet in which the former insinuated that Fatemi had not really been removed from his post...

    Tariq Fatemi's portfolio as the PM's adviser on foreign affairs had been withdrawn in the wake of an inquiry into a story published by Dawn last year...

  • Tariq Bajwa appointed new SBP governor

    Former State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) director Tariq Bajwa has been appointed the central bank's new governor for the next three years, according to a notification issued by the Finance Division on Friday...

    Bajwa ? who replaces outgoing acting SBP Governor Riaz Riazuddin ? joined the Civil Service of Pakistan in 1981 and has held various positions over his 36-year career...

  • Tariq Fatemi removed from post by PM following inquiry into Dawn story

    The Prime Minister's Office on Saturday issued directives to remove Syed Tariq Fatemi, special assistant to the prime minister on foreign affairs, from his post for his alleged role in 'Dawn leaks', saying that a notification in this regard will be issued shortly...

    The PM's Office also said it recommended referring Dawn to the All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) for "necessary disciplinary action", but did not say what the charges...

  • Tariq inspires Royal CC to T20 title

    KARACHI: Seasoned all-rounder Tariq Haroon produced a stunning display of power-hitting as Royal CC retained their title in the fourth edition of the Dollar East T20 Premier League after crushing Rangoonwala CC by 65 runs here on Friday...

    Tariq lit up the Aga Khan Gymkhana Ground by smashing seven boundaries and a brace of sixes in a sensational unbeaten 44-ball innings of 76 to help Royal CC collect 192-4 after skipper Mir Afzal...

  • PM's cousin Tariq Shafi makes second appearance before Panama JIT

    Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's cousin, Tariq Shafi, made a second appearance before the joint investigation team (JIT) probing the Sharif family on Sunday...

    Read more: Panama Papers JIT probe enters crucial, concluding stageOn Saturday, the JIT in its meeting reviewed the documents pertaining to the business and tax records of the Sharif family that were submitted by Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) and Federal...

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