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  • Purana Qila - the old city’s commercial hub

    Once a large, fortified defensive structure around the city, the famed Purana Qila is now lost among the high-rise buildings that make up Rawalpindi’s commercial hub...

    Before the arrival of the British to the garrison city, the old city was located at Purana Qila and known as Qila Pind Rawal...

  • Pucca Qila wall damage FIR registered

    HYDERABAD: An FIR was registered against a suspect on Tuesday for allegedly demolishing a small portion of the fortification wall of the 18th century Pucca Qila on a complaint of a culture department official...

  • Court admits case of Pucca Qila wall demolition

    HYDERABAD: The court of civil judge and judicial magistrate-X on Monday admitted for trial the final challan submitted by the Fort police against an accused on charges of damaging a boundary wall of Pucca Qila, a protected heritage site...

    In the challan, investigating officer of the case, Rao Munawar, accused Maqsood Sarwari of damaging the Pucca Qila wall and argued the accused should, therefore, stand trial for the offence...

  • Qila Saifullah surgeon refuses to treat girl injured in accident

    QUETTA: A girl seriously injured in an accident in Qila Saifullah district was brought here for treatment after a surgeon in the district’s government hospital refused to treat her, saying that he was not on duty...

    Police sources said that Naeema was seriously injured after being hit by a speeding passenger coach in Bandat Hamandzai area of Qila Saifullah district...

  • Officials among six kidnapped in Qila Saifullah

    QUETTA: Six people — a general manager, two engineers and a driver of the Balochistan Development Autho­ri­ty (BDA) among them — were kidnap­ped from Qila Saifullah area on Monday...

    BDA General Manger Bacha Khan had gone to Murgha Faqirzai area of Qila Saifullah district with two engineers, a driver, a contactor and another man to inspect an under-construction road...

  • PSP plans ‘people’s court’ in Pucca Qila on 23rd

    HYDERABAD: The Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) on Monday announced its plan to hold ‘people’s court’ in the Pucca Qila ground on Dec 23, when the first ever public meeting of the party is to be held...

    He expressed his confidence that people would fill the Pucca Qila ground on Dec 23...

  • Toll in Qila Saifullah blast rises to six

    QUETTA: Death toll in Thursday night’s explosion in Qila Saifullah has increased to six as officials have found four more bodies in the debris of the house which was destroyed in the powerful explosion...

    An official of Qila Saifullah district administration said that most of the bodies were found in pieces, adding that they were shifted to the District Hospital for identification...

  • SC orders Qila Abdullah police to arrest suspect over marriage proposal threat

    QUETTA: The Supreme Court ordered the Balochistan inspector general and deputy commissioner and police officer of Qila Abdullah district on Wednesday to arrest and produce before it within 10 days a man involved in firing at the house of Obaidullah to pressurise him to marry off his 10-year-old sister with the accused...

    Mr Obaidullah, a resident of the Gulistan area of Qila Abdullah, said in his application that Din Mohammad, an old...

  • Riffatullah stars as Sialkot exit

    RAWALPINDI: Peshawar rode on a blazing innings from their old guard Riffatullah Mohmand to outgun Sialkot in the second semi-final of the Cool & Cool presents Haier Mobile T20 Cup by five wickets at the Pindi Cricket Stadium late on Monday night...

    The six-time winners Sialkot had posted 169-7 after they were asked to bat under lights when Peshawar skipper Zohaib Khan had won the toss...

  • Protesters attack Law Minister Zahid Hamid's residence in Sialkot

    Law Minister Zahid Hamid's residence in Sialkot was attacked by supporters of Tehreek-i-Labaik and other religious parties, DawnNews reported on Saturday...

    Explore: Islamabad operation 'suspended' as thousands of violent protesters take over streetsThe attackers, that were more than 100 in number, vandalised and pelted stones at Hamid's house that is situated in Pasrur near Sialkot...

  • ATC grants 10-day physical remand of eight IS suspects arrested from Sialkot

    SIALKOT: An anti-terrorism court granted on Tuesday 10 days’ physical remand of eight suspects of the militant Islamic State (IS) group in different cases registered against them by the Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) under the Anti-Terrorism Act...

    The CTD personnel arrested the suspects from Sialkot region and seized weapons, explosives and laptops, as well as a large number of compact discs containing publicity material...

  • Iqbal Day events held in Sialkot

    SIALKOT: The 140th birth anniversary of Allama Iqbal was observed with traditional zeal and zest here on Thursday at Iqbal Manzil, the birthplace of the poet-philosopher...

    Chairperson Sialkot District Council Hina Arshad Warraich and PTI stalwart Dr...

  • FIA arrests three suspects from Sialkot, Gujranwala

    GUJRANWALA / SIALKOT / QUETTA: Following the discovery of 15 bullet-riddled bodies by the Levies force in Balochistan’s Buleda tehsil on Wednesday morning, the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) raided and arrested several human traffickers in Sialkot and Gujranwala districts on Thursday...

    Muhammad Tanveer from Mundair Khurd village of Sialkot district was picked up for his alleged involvement in human trafficking...

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