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Muharram-ul-Haram: Partial suspension of cellular networks countrywide

KARACHI: As mourning processions of 9th Muharram are about to begin across Pakistan to pay homage to the martyrs of Karbala, the cellular networks are being partially jammed in parts of the country. Mobile service is being completely suspended especially in the areas which are in proximity with procession routes, whereas weak networks are available in rest of the areas, ARY News reported. The cellular service will resume, in cities after the conclusion of processions in respective areas, most likely after 8:00 pm, as…

Follow this traffic plan in Rawalpindi for Ashura

RAWALPINDI: The Traffic Police of Rawalpindi have given an alternate traffic plan for Muharram 10 (September 21, Friday). According to details, a team of 847 traffic police personnel will be deployed across the city including 671 traffic wardens, 163 traffic assistants, six inspectors and seven deputy superintendents of police. Traffic Plan: For all vehicles coming towards Iqbal Road and DAV College Road: For all kinds of traffic, Iqbal Road will remain closed from Committee Chowk and that DAV College Road will…

Follow this traffic plan in Karachi on 8th, 9th & 10th Muharram

KARACHI: The Karachi traffic police issued a traffic plan for the 8th, 9th and 10th Muharram-ul-Haram falling on September 19, 20 and 21 this year. Traffic Plan: For all vehicles coming from the city side: The traffic will be diverted towards Soldier Bazaar Road from the junction of MA Jinnah Road/Dr Dawood Pota Road. All kinds of traffic coming from the Nazimabad side will be diverted towards Lasbela, Nishter Road and Zoological Gardens. For all vehicles coming from the Liaquatabad side: The traffic will be…

Indian troops forbid Kashmiris from taking out Muharram procession

SRI NAGAR: India has imposed a ban on mourning processions and congregations in its held Kashmir, depriving the Muslims residing in the valley of observing youm-e-ashur (to commemorate supreme sacrifices rendered by Hazrat Imam Hussain Razi Allah ho Ta’ala Anho and his companions in Karbala). According to the Kashmir media service, the local administration has imposed restrictions to carry out Muharram processions at any place. The authorities have been forbidding the people from gathering under Section 144 CrPc,…

Ninth Muharram processions being taken out today amid stringent security

KARACHI: Mourners are taking out processions across the country on Saturday, the ninth of first month of Islamic calendar, to commemorate the supreme sacrifice of Hazrat Imam Hussain (AS), his family and companions in Karbala. In Karachi, the central procession of 9th Muharram has been taken out from Nishtar Park. The major arterial route – M.A Jinnah Road – in Karachi has been sealed for commuters as containers were placed at various points along the road, besides heavy contingent of Rangers and Police have been…