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Gun attack at MQM office in Hyderabad, 2 workers killed

HYDERABAD: At least two activists of Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) were killed in a firing incident late yesterday in the city area of Liberty Chowk, United News reported Wednesday. Also, six other people including two party workers were injured in the gunfire attack. According to details, six unidentified miscreants riding motorbikes opened indiscriminate firing near the Muttahida’s election office located ... Read More »

Kurram rally blast: Death toll mounts to 25 as six more die

  PARACHINAR: Six more people died of their injuries on Tuesday, bringing death toll from the bombing in JUI-F rally at Kurram Agency to 25 as over 80 people were injured, United News reported. The election rally was being organized by Maulana Fazl Urrehman’s Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam in Sewak area of central Kurram Agency bordering Afghanistan. Political administration said the bomb ... Read More »

Money laundering allegation against Sharifs: Malik comes up with documentary ‘proof’

LAHORE: Senator Rehman Malik of the PPP presented the media on Monday documentary ‘proof’ of the alleged money laundering by the Sharif brothers and said he had requested the Supreme Court to look into the matter. “There have been 40 or so scams, including the money laundering and corruption committed by the Sharif brothers. I have written to the SC ... Read More »

Pakistani prisoner’s family departs for India

NEW DELHI: Two family member of Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Ranjay, who is in a Chandigarh hospital after being attacked in a Jammu jail, have departed for India Tuesday after being granted permission from Indian officials. The two family members will arrive in Chandigarh via the Wagah-Attari border, according to a statement by the Pakistan High Commission. His two teenage sons ... Read More »

Voting for PTI is haram, says Maulana Fazl

DI KHAN: Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman on Saturday declared it ‘haram’ to vote in favour of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan and his candidates. Imran Khan, according to Fazl, is being sponsored by the West and the Jewish lobby. Fazlur Rehman used every word that would foment hatred against any person in the conservative masses of Pakistan. ... Read More »

JI holds public gathering in Karachi today

KARACHI/UNITED NEWS: Jamat e Islami (JI) will hold a public gathering in Karachi where the party chief Syed Munawar Hassan and Dr Abdul Qadir Khan would address the participants. The gathering is being convened under a banner of ‘Pur-Aman Karachi, Khush-Haal Pakistan’ (Peaceful Karachi, Prosperous Pakistan) at mausoleum of Quaid-e-Azam. Talking to media on Saturday, JI Chief said that the ... Read More »

Bhutto murder case prosecutor shot in Pakistan

Police say a leading Pakistani prosecutor handling the 2007 Benazir Bhutto assassination case has been shot dead while driving through Islamabad. Initial reports said several assailants fired from a motorcycle or a taxi. Pakistani police said gunmen shot and killed leading prosecutor Chaudhry Zulfikar Ali in a busy Islamabad street on Friday as he was driving to a court hearing ... Read More »

Blast near MQM election office on Burns Road, 8 injured

  KARACHI UNITED NEWS: A blast near an election office on Burns Road in Karachi on Thursday evening injured at least 8 people. The explosion occurred near an election office of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) where many party workers were present at the time of the explosion. The election office is an old MQM sector office located near the popular food ... Read More »

Campaign trail: On the prowl with the ‘Lion of Punjab’

Lahore – United News: A peacock spreads his feathers in the manicured lawns of the Raiwind estate, in Lahore. But this is not peacock territory, Raiwind is home to the ‘Lions of Punjab’, the Sharif brothers, who have governed the province for approximately 17 years and now have their sights firmly set on the premiership of the country itself. Their ... Read More »

Sarabjit’s family returns to India

WAGAH BORDER, LAHORE: The dejected family of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh, who was attacked in Kot Lakhpat Lahore jail last week returned to India via Wagah Border on Wednesday as the condition of the Indian prisoner remained highly critical amid reports that he is brain dead. Sarabjit Singh was attack by two death row prisoners who apparently wanted to take ... Read More »

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