Posts tagged as: Muharram

190 Ulemas and Zakirs Banned from Rawalpindi Division during Muharram

Muharram Procession Pakistan

In addition to the ban on the inter-provincial movement of religious leaders, 190 Ulemas and Zakirs are also banned from Rawalpindi during Muharram. This was confirmed by Regional Police Officer (RPO) Mohammad Wisal Fakhar Sultan Raja. 91 of those banned are from Attock, 18 from Jhelum and 45 from Chakwal. Aprroximately 77 of the clerics […]

Federal Government Manages to Maintain Peace during Crucial Muharram Dates

The 9th and 10th of Muharram-ul-Haram are always one of concern for the Pakistani government as threats of bomb blasts and suicide attackers persist during this time of war our nation is involved in. Fortunately, with strategic planning and support of the people, the Pakistan government was successful in maintaining peace and security on these […]

TTP claims responsibility of Karachi and Rawalpindi blasts

Claiming responsibility of brutal assaults, Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has said that it was responsible for the blasts carried out a day earlier near Imambargahs in Karachi and Rawalpindi.   According to a private TV channel,  TTP spokesperson Ehsanullah Ehsan while giving details of the attacks said that the organization had carried out a suicide blast […]

Interior Minister Rehman Malik warns of more attacks during Muharram

Condemning blasts in Karachi and Rawalpindi, Federal Interior Minister Rehman Malik has warned that militants were preparing to target more sites across Pakistan in order to sabotage the ongoing Developing Eight (D-8) Summit.   The minister stated that miscreant elements are trying to destabilize the country, adding that they would not be able to succeed […]

Two consecutive blasts kill four in Karachi

At least four people were killed and eleven sustained injuries in twin blasts that occurred in Orangi Town, Karachi. The second blast took place right next to the gate of an Imambargah, while the first one occurred 50 feet away from the place.   Some media and emergency rescue personnel were injured in the second blast along […]

Blast kills seven in Quetta

At least seven people, including three Frontier Corps (FC) personnel, were killed and 16 others injured when a bomb planted on a cycle went off in the Shahbaz Town area of Quetta on Wednesday.   According to the reports, five people were killed, while rescue sources claimed that at least seven people have been killed […]

Third group is involved in militant activities; says Rehman Malik

Interior Minister Rehman Malik on Monday said that terrorist activities are being carried out in Karachi and Quetta under a planned campaign, adding that there is a third group involved in the recent bomb blast.   Speaking to media, the minister said there are terror threats till Muharram 10. Moreover, he said that there was […]

Rehman Malik vows to appeal against Sindh High Court’s decision against bans on motorbikes and cellular services

Federal Interior Minister Rehman Malik on Friday announced that he would appeal in the Supreme Court against the Sindh High Court’s decision against the ban imposed on motorcycles in Karachi on the first day of Muharram.   Defending his earlier decision to ban motorcycles from the roads in Karachi and Quetta, he said that the […]

SHC orders immediate restoration of cellular services in Karachi

The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Friday directed the authorities to resume the mobile service in Karachi immediately.   The SHC gave the order during the hearing of suo motu case pertaining the ban of motorcycle riding in Karachi announced by the interior ministry of Pakistan.   Earlier, the government suspended the mobile services Karachi […]

Sindh High Court undoes ban on Motorcycle in Karachi

In what appeared to be an unprecedented move, the Sindh High Court (SHC) revoked a ban on riding motorcycles in Karachi just hours after Interior Minister Rehman Malik announced that the government was banning motorcycles in Karachi and Quetta for one day.   The minister banned the motorbikes in view of serious security threats on […]

Women of courage – the story of Karbala Part II

Yazid stood for all that was against Islamic norms. Not only was his lifestyle against that of the Prophet (PBUH) and his companions he also tried to destroy the institution of khilafat by introducing monarchy. This was totally against the revolutionary spirit of the political system introduced by Islam. Husain perhaps knew, before he left […]

Fearful Muharram comes again

Fearful Muharram comes again Every time, the government makes tall claims for foolproof security in the holy month of Muharram, and without fall short, every time its efforts are not adequate to thwart violence. Right from the very first day of the Muharram, a sad incident claimed two innocent lives in Karachi. At least two […]


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