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Rangers arrest MQM London leader Dr Hasan Zafar Arif

Rangers arrest MQM London leader Dr Hasan Zafar Arif

The Rangers on Saturday took into custody Professor Dr Hasan Zafar Arif of the London-based Muttahida Qaumi Movement. Dr Hasan Zafar Arif was taken into custody outside the Karachi Press Club where he was due to address a press conference. Before he arrived at the press club’s premises, a large number of Rangers personnel had taken positions in the surrounding area and were checking the vehicles that were passing by. He was taken into custody before he could enter the press club. He was taken in a Rangers mobile vanRead More


PPP takes out rally to honour Karsaz martyrs

PPP takes out rally to honour Karsaz martyrs

KARACHI, Oct 16 (DNA) – The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) has taken out what it says will be a historic rally in Karachi today to honour the martyrs of Karsaz, who were killed in a bomb attack on slain prime minister Benazir Bhutto’s homecoming rally nine years ago.  The ‘Salam Shuhuda’ rally is being led by party chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, who has mounted a special bomb-proof truck and is guarded by ‘Jaanisaran-e-Benazir Bhutto (Benazir Bhutto’s loyalists)’. Other leaders of the party are also part of the rally.  Addressing theRead More


Amjad Sabri’s killer reportedly arrested

Amjad Sabri’s killer reportedly arrested

KARACHI: Reports of the arrest of a key suspect of Amjad Sabri’s murder case were doing the rounds on TV outlets, however, the police and Counter Terrorism Department officials refused to confirm any arrest. According to reports, Imran Siddiqui, a worker of a political party and an employee of District Municipal Corporation, was arrested during a raid in Surjani Town. Reports say that Siddiqui confessed to the killing and revealed the names of his companions. He received orders via phone to kill Sabri. District Central SSP (investigations) Arib Maher and CounterRead More


Most wanted terrorists in Karachi on the run

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ISLAMABAD: Almost 75 percent militants on terror watch list for their alleged links with over a dozen proscribed organisations are untraceable in Karachi, some of them might be behind the recent wave of violence in the metropolis. Official documents pointed out that the Sindh counterterrorism forces were unable to trace 142 out of 190 militants, who were listed to category ‘A*’, a term used for terrorists put on exceptional risk or high risk. The shocking revelations came a week after assassination of famous artist Amjad Sabri following kidnapping of ChiefRead More


Rain kills four in Karachi

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KARACHI: At least four people were killed in rain related incidents in the city. Meanwhile five people including women were killed in Tharparkar when a lightning bolt struck them. The first series of monsoon rains in Karachi started on Tuesday afternoon, with many areas receiving light and heavy rain cooling down a recent spell of hot and humid weather in the city. Heavy rainfall was witnessed in SITE area, Gulistan-e-Jauhar, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Malir, Nazimabad, North Nazimabad, Liaqatabad, Baldia, Maripur, Super Highway and several areas, while some other areas saw slight drizzle.Read More


India arrests 11 Pakistani fishermen

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AHMEDABAD, 06 FEB (DNA) – Indian Coast Guard (ICG) on Saturday intercepted a Pakistani fishing boat and arrested 11 fishermen for allegedly violating Indian maritime boundary off Jakhau coast in Kutch district. “A fishing boat from Pakistan measuring 40 feet in length was intercepted by Indian Coast Guard off Jakhau coast, five nautical miles into Indian waters,” Captain Abhishek Matiman, a defence spokesperson told the Press Trust of India. “Eleven fishermen onboard the fishing boat have also been held,” he said. Such arrests are frequently carried out by both countries,Read More