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  • Pilgrims flock to Manghopir shrine as Taliban threat recedes

    KARACHI: The lean days appear to be over for Mor Sahib, an 87-year-old crocodile venerated by the Sheedi community, as pilgrims once again flock to the Manghopir shrine that has been shunned for years amid fears of Taliban attacks...

    At the nearby police station they killed 18 policemen,” said shrine caretaker Mohammed Yaseen, light glinting off tiny mirrors stitched into his traditional cap...

  • My first meeting with Dr Ruth Pfau, the angel of Manghopir

    When I first saw Dr Ruth Pfau sitting under an old banyan tree in Manghopir, it reminded me of a childhood story told by my great grandmother, Babi...

    That image came to mind when I saw Dr Pfau sitting and knitting under a banyan tree in the hilly area of Manghopir, a poor neighbourhood of Karachi...

  • Three ‘LJ militants’ held in Manghopir

    KARACHI: Police on Sunday claimed to have arrested three suspected militants belonging to the banned Lashkar-i-Jhangvi in a Manghopir area...

    An official of the counter-terrorism department, Ali Raza, said that the police carried out a targeted raid in Manghopir’s MPR Colony and took into custody the three suspects — Zubair, Asif and Umair...

  • Sindh Rangers personnel intercept and kill suspected suicide attacker near Manghopir

    A suspected suicide attacker was killed in an exchange of fire with security personnel near a Rangers check post located in Manghopir area on the outskirts of Karachi on Saturday, DawnNewsTV reported...

    In March this year, a soldier of Pakistan Rangers was killed and three others suffered injuries when a patrolling team of the paramilitary force came under attack in Lyari area on Karachi...

  • My first meeting with Dr Ruth Pfau, the angel of Manghopir

    This piece was originally published on August 11, 2017When I first saw Dr Ruth Pfau sitting under an old banyan tree in Manghopir, it reminded me of a childhood story told by my great grandmother, Babi...

    That image came to mind when I saw Dr Pfau sitting and knitting under a banyan tree in the hilly area of Manghopir, a poor neighbourhood of Karachi...

  • Pemra seeks ARY News response to IB complaint against 'fake news'

    The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Saturday directed ARY News to respond to a complaint filed by the Intelligence Bureau (IB) against its report on a list of lawmakers suspected of links with banned militant groups allegedly compiled by the IB...

    The list first came to light when ARY News programme 'Power Play' aired a report on Sept 25 claiming that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif had directed the IB on...

  • Pemra serves notices to ARY, Bol News over 'fake' news regarding cabinet reshuffle

    The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has issued show-cause notices to ARY News and Bol News for airing news items regarding a reshuffle in the federal cabinet and change in the portfolios of some federal ministers, it emerged on Tuesday...

    The two media outlets had aired the news on Monday morning about a possible reshuffle in the posts for Minister for Finance and Minister of State for Interior held by Asad Umar...

  • Two devotees shot dead in gun attack on shrine in Karachi

    KARACHI: At least two devotees were shot dead while four others were hurt in an attack on a shrine popularly known as Astana Zinda Pir in Korangi Industrial Area on Friday...

    Karachi-East Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Munir Ahmed Shaikh said four suspects riding two motorcycles opened fire indiscriminately at those present at the shrine, which resulted in the death of two persons and injured four others...

  • How a Hindu temple was renovated by a Muslim and a Sufi shrine revamped by a Sikh in Pakistan

    This shrine lends Lahore its monker of Data ki nagri, or Data’s city...

    About 1,000 years old, the shrine has witnessed the evolution of the city – the arrival of the first Muslims, the construction of the walled city under Malik Ayaz, the governor appointed after the Mahmud of Ghazni’s invasion and its transformation from a small town to a grand urban centre under Mughal emperor Akbar...

  • One dead, five injured in attack on ARY News Karachi office

    KARACHI: Violent protesters attacked an ARY News office in the Saddar area of the metropolis on Monday evening, which resulted in clash between police and the angry mob — killing one person and injuring several others...

    ARY News has alleged that the protesters were members of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM)...

  • Syria shrine bombings

    THE bombings near the revered Syeda Zainab shrine outside Damascus on Sunday, in which at least 70 people have reportedly been killed, are a disturbing provocation clearly designed to sabotage the nascent peace talks under way in Geneva between the Syrian government and opposition, and widen sectarian fissures...

    While the shrine itself was not damaged, the area around it was devastated...

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