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Country in grip of uncertainty, says Siraj

  • TIMERGARA: Jamaat-i-Islami chief Sirajul Haq has said that the country is in the grip of uncertainty as political leaders are being attacked and workers are desperate. Addressing different meetings in Mayar Jandol, Kandaro and Talash on Thursday, Haq urged the youth to join hands with Mutahidda Majlas-i-Amal for their bright future. The JI chief, who […]

  • 5 injured in Chaman blast targeting LEAs’ vehicle

    A blast on Mall Road in Balochistan’s Chaman area on Friday left at least five people injured and nearby shops and cars damaged, police sources told . The wounded have been taken to Civil Hospital Chaman, police said. Chaman Station House Officer Gul Muhammad said a vehicle belonging to a law enforcement agency (LEA) was […]

  • Top court acquits three men sentenced by BHC for involvement in 2011 bus carnage

    The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday acquitted three men who had been sentenced by the Balochistan High Court (BHC), and imprisoned for seven years, for their involvement in an attack on a passenger bus in Sibi, citing a lack of evidence. The men, Rehmatullah, Abdul Rehman and Murad Ali, were accused of setting a passenger […]

  • DC Sanghar begins inquiry into alleged rigging via postal ballots at Shahdadpur hospital

    Deputy Commissioner (DC) Sanghar Liaquat Ali Bhatti has begun an inquiry into the forcible marking of postal ballot papers of government employees at the Shahdadpur Institute of Medical Sciences (SIMS), Dawn learnt on Thursday. The DC, in his capacity as the monitoring officer of district Sanghar, called SIMS Director Dr Bachal Girwan and the additional […]

  • PHC asks NAB to investigate ‘shady and shaky’ Peshawar bus project

    The Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Wednesday ordered the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to probe the Peshawar Sustainable Bus Rapid Transit Corridor (BRT) Project, which it termed “shady and shaky”. The high court issued the detailed order almost seven months after it had allowed the authorities to continue to work on the project but submit […]

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    Verdict on Rao’s second bail plea to be announced on Friday

    KARACHI: An antiterrorism court reserved on Tuesday its order on a bail application of suspended SSP Rao Anwar in the second case of foisting weapons and explosives on Naqeebullah Mehsud and three others. The then Malir SSP Rao Anwar, the then DSP Qamar Ahmed Shaikh along with their 10 absconding subordinates have been booked in […]