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  • Convict in Wali Khan Babar murder appeals against death sentence

    KARACHI: Convicted murderer Faisal Mehmood, alias Faisal Mota, who was sentenced to death for the murder of journalist Wali Khan Babar, submitted an appeal to challenge his death sentence on Tuesday at the Sindh High Court (SHC)...

    On January 13, 2011, GeoNews journalist Wali Khan Babar was going home from his office when he was shot dead in Liaquatabad, Karachi...

  • Faisal Mota challenges death sentence in Wali Babar murder case

    KARACHI: A worker of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement, Faisal Mehmood alias Mota, on Tuesday petitioned the Sindh High Court against capital punishment handed down to him by an antiterrorism court in the Wali Khan Babar murder case...

    Faisal Mota was sentenced to death in absentia by an ATC in March 2014 for masterminding the 2011 murder of television journalist Wali Babar in the city...

  • Asfandyar, Naseem Wali bury the hatchet

    CHARSADDA: Awami National Party central president Asfandyar Wali Khan and veteran politician Begum Naseem Wali Khan have finally reconciled and decided to take forward the philosophy of Bacha Khan jointly...

    Naseem Wali Khan, widow of late Abdul Wali Khan, announced to merge her faction Awami National Party-Wali (ANP-W) into ANP after she set aside her difference with ANP central president and her stepson Asfandyar Wali Khan...

  • Abdul Wali Khan University qualify for regional final

    ISLAMABAD: Abdul Wali Khan University of Nowshera reached the North region final of the Red Bull Campus Cricket after a narrow win against Abbottabad’s Hazara University here at the Comsats Ground...

    The target was chased down after some hiccups by the Abdul Wali Khan University outfit...

  • SHC to rehear Faisal Mota's appeal in Wali Babar murder case in September

    The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Wednesday set September 21 as the date for rehearing of the appeal filed by Faisal Mehmood, alias Mota — the primary accused in the Wali Khan Babar murder case — against the death sentence awarded to him by an antiterrorism court...

    The Larkana bench of the SHC had earlier reserved judgement on the appeal filed by Faisal Mota, who was awarded a death sentence in absentia, by an anti-terrorism court (ATC)...

  • Dil ko churanay wali: In memory of pop legend Nazia Hassan

    Fifteen years ago on this day, Pakistan lost a legend; Nazia Hassan was the epitome of a true star...

    Dubbed the 'Queen of Pop', Hassan's contribution to Pakistani music was mammoth and she changed the map of the industry for other women and opened doors for females no one thought even existed
  • Spotlight: The Shakespeare-wali

    She was last month in Pakistan to take part in the Lahore Literature Festival, where she had two sessions, one where the culinary side to her career was discussed and the other where she narrated how Shakespeare Wallah appeared on the celluloid...

    At the LLF someone called the 82-year-old performer ‘Shakespeare wali’, since her entire career has been punctuated with playing characters created by the Bard...

  • Footprints: Mere saamne wali sarhad par

    But the ATD song Mere saamne wali sarhad par, kehtein hain ki dushman rehta hai has already elicited a critical Pakistani rejoinder, ‘Aisi Taisi Hypocrisy’, urging Indians to swap easily-made bhai-chara promises for a more honest estimation of popular views on either side...

  • Tribute paid to late Pashto poet Raj Wali Khattak

    MINGORA: The writers, poets and intellectuals paid tribute to renowned Pashto poet, writer , scholar and critic Dr Raj Wali Shah Khattak for his services and contribution to the Pashto literature here on Friday...

    Chief guest Sadullah Jan Barq said that Raj Wali Khattak was in the top-ranked literary personalities of Pashto literature...

  • Nasim Wali calls for unity of Pakhtuns, Fata-KP merger

    PESHAWAR: Awami National Party-Wali (ANP-W) chairperson Begum Nasim Wali Khan has demanded immediate merger of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa...

    Speaking at a rally organised by her party in connection with the death anniversaries of Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan (Bacha Khan) and his son Khan Abdul Wali Khan and late nationalist poet and former Awami National Party president Ajmal Khattak, the elderly leader...

  • TTP chief yet to approve Wali’s appointment

    DERA ISMAIL KHAN: The newly-appointed deputy commander of the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), Mufti Noor Wali, will take over his new position in the banned militant group after formal approval by TTP chief Maulana Fazalullah, according to sources...

    They said the group’s central shura and Mehsud circle Taliban approved Wali’s appointment in a meeting held on Monday...

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