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  • I have become more moderate, says Masroor Nawaz Jhangvi

    Masroor Nawaz Jhangvi said he has become more moderate and distanced himself from his previous anti-Shia rhetoric after winning a regional assembly seat...

    Jhangvi's December election to the Punjab provincial assembly caused a stir in due to fears his political ascent would increase sectarian divides in Jhang, a dusty town with a history of violence between its resident Shia and Sunni communities...

  • PM Nawaz fulfils promise to country's tallest woman, awards her Rs2 million

    Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday fulfilled a promise he had made to Zainab Bibi ? country's tallest woman at 7' 2" and a former holder of 'World's Tallest Woman' title in Guinness Book of World Record 2003 ? and got a cheque worth Rs2 million delivered to her in her hometown in Toba Tek Singh district...

    In 2003, she was declared world's tallest woman by Guinness Book of World Record...

  • Plight of Pakistan’s tallest woman

    TOBA TEK SINGH: Zainab Bibi, Pakistan’s tallest woman and a former holder of the ‘world’s tallest woman’ title in Guinness Book of World Record in 2003, has been suffering from diabetes and osteoporosis diseases...

    In 1998, she became a known figure when she appeared in PTV’s Neelam Ghar programme and in 2003 she was declared world’s tallest woman by Guinness Book of World Record...

  • Jhangvi’s son seeks removal of name from fourth schedule

    ISLAMABAD: A son of the founder of outlawed Sipah-i-Sahaba Pakistan has approached the Islamabad High Court (IHC) to get his name removed from the fourth schedule of the Anti-Terrorism Act 1997...

    Masroor Nawaz Jhangvi, who was elected to the provincial assembly of Punjab in a by-election from Jhang-II (PP-78) in 2016, is the son of Maulana Haq Nawaz Jhangvi...

  • Rangers announce Rs5 million head money for Lashkar-i-Jhangvi chief

    KARACHI: Pakistan Rangers Sindh on Thursday announced a Rs5 million award for information leading to the arrest of Lashkar-i-Jhangvi al-Alami (LJA) chief Syed Safdar, said a spokesperson for the paramilitary force...

    The ‘operation’ against criminal elements in Pakistan’s commercial hub was initiated back in September 2013 after the federal cabinet empowered Rangers to lead a targeted advance with the support of police against...

  • CTD apprehends six Lashkar-i-Jhangvi 'activists' from Lahore

    LAHORE: The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) of Punjab police apprehended six suspected activists of the banned sectarian outfit Lashkar-i-Jhangvi (LeJ) from Lahore on Thursday...

    The arrested accused are namely Umer sajid Jhangvi, Hidayatullah Farooqi, Muhammad Sadiq, Inamul Haque, Ataullah Usmani and Muhammad Yaseen...

  • Security forces kill Lashkar-i-Jhangvi militants linked to Quetta police attack

    The raid in Quetta, the capital of strife-riven Balochistan province, was carried out late Thursday following an intelligence tip-off about the presence of fighters from the Lashkar-i-Jhangvi (LJ) militant group...

    Speaking off the record, a police official said the militants belonged to the LJ — a faction of which claimed it had worked with the militant Islamic State group to carry out the Monday night raid that killed 61 people, the...

  • Emerging split in PPP, PML-N vote banks may give Jhangvi PP-78

    JHANG: Maulana Muham­mad Ahmed Ludhianvi’s timely withdrawal from the PP-78 by-election appears to have paved the way for a potential electoral victory of Masroor Nawaz Jhangvi, an independent candidate, even as Sindh Deputy Speaker Syeda Shehla Raza arrived in Jhang to campaign for Pakistan Peoples Party candidate Sarfaraz Rabbani...

    Masroor Jhangvi, son of Sipah-i-Sahaba Pakistan (SSP) founder Haq Nawaz Jhangvi, has a sizeable vote...

  • Nacta recommends banning Jamaat-ul-Ahrar and Lashkar-i-Jhangvi al Alami

    The National Counter Terrorism Authority (Nacta) on Saturday forwarded names of Jamaat-ul-Ahrar (JuA) and Lashkar-i-Jhangvi al Alami (LJ-A) to the Ministry of Interior recommending banning of the militant groups...

    "Nacta has recommended Jamaat-ul-Ahrar and Lashkar-i-Jhangvi al Alami to be included in the list of proscribed organisations," said the letter written by Nacta to the Ministry of Interior...

  • Tribunal told to rehear plea seeking Jhangvi disqualification

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Wednesday directed an election tribunal to rehear a petition seeking disqualification of MPA Masroor Nawaz Jhangvi, son of defunct Sipah-i-Sahaba Pakistan’s founder Haq Nawaz Jhangvi...

    Before the tribunal, the petitioner had submitted that Mr Jhangvi was not eligible to hold a public office as he was involved in 17 different cases of criminal nature and his name was included in the Fourth Schedule of...

  • China gives new twist to world’s second tallest building

    SHANGHAI: The world’s second tallest building, Shanghai Tower, will soon open in the Chinese financial capital with a twist — a 120-degree twist, to be exact...

    Besides being the tallest double-facade building, the world’s fastest elevators travelling 18 metres per second will whisk people up and down while the globe’s second highest hotel will be located on the 84th to 110th floors...

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