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Administration imposes Section 144 in Peshawar until 10th Muharram

PESHAWAR: The District Administration imposed section 144 till 10th of Muharram in the provincial capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to ensure peace and security in the holy month. The notification issued by the district administration read that pillion riding, wall chalking, distribution of objectionable material, pasting posters on walls especially on mosques and Imambargahs would be banned for 10 days. The letter further detailed that printing and circulation of objectionable material, display and carrying of weapons,…

Karachi’s new attraction ‘China Port’ is now a ‘no go’ area for public

KARACHI: Authorities played a 'spoilsport' for Karachiites after an order issued closing China Port for the public who had been making frequent sightseeing tours to the newly-discovered location. The spot had been drawing a lot of visitors after pictures of the fascinating Oyster Rocks started getting viral on the social media. As seen in the pictures circulating on Twitter and Facebook with horde of people roaming there, now a makeshift blockade of concrete barriers, wooden planks, old bushes have been placed that bar…

Section 144 to be imposed at Lahore airport before Sharif’s arrival

LAHORE: The caretaker Punjab government has decided to impose Section 144 in the areas adjoining the Lahore airport to avoid any untoward incident during the arrival and likely arrest of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif. Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz, who have been convicted by an accountability court in the Avenfield reference case, are scheduled to arrive on Friday July 13 in Lahore. They are likely to be arrested upon arrival at the Lahore airport. Scores of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N)…

PML-N supporters violate section-144 on Sharif’s arrival in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: Amid the imposition of section 144 in the federal capital over security concerns on arrival of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, the city administration and police remained inattentive and apathetic towards crowds of the ruling party supporters who took to roads to express their solidarity with the ousted premier. Section 144 has been imposed in the federal capital in the wake of Sharif’s arrival over security concerns. Nawaz Sharif early today arrived here to chair a key party meeting at Punjab House.…

Ban on swimming, Section 144 imposed in coastal areas of Karachi

KARACHI: Section 144 has been imposed in the coastal areas of Karachi with a ban on swimming in the sea during the holidays of Eid-ul-Fitr. Reasonable precautions are being taken particularly to protect the lives of picnickers who visit beaches to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr, officials confirmed. The Sindh government has installed banners on the routes to Clifton and Seaview beaches inscribed with directions to refrain from swimming. The banners also warn of strict action against those violating Section 144. This…

Section 144 imposed in Karachi for fifteen days

KARACHI: The government of Sindh on Sunday imposed Section 144 against unlawful assembly in Karachi for the next fifteen days. The decision was made on the recommendation of Inspector General Sindh and a notification has been issued in this regard by the Home Ministry. The law will be effective from midnight on February 20. The law bans the assembly of more than five people in public places. All political and religious congregations in the city have been cancelled, and all permissions issued have also been revoked.…

New Year’s Eve: Roads leading to sea view will be blocked in Karachi

KARACHI: City administration has imposed a ban on visiting sea view, making special arrangements for traffic for Saturday night in light of New Year Eve. All routes leading to sea view will be blocked and section-144 – which forbids the gathering of four or more people at any public place – has been imposed in the adjoining areas, officials said. Security in the city has been tightened in order to prevent any untoward incidents with the deployment of policemen across Karachi. Residents of DHA and sea view will be…

Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain being observed

KARACHI: The Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain was being observed with traditional religious fervour on Monday in all parts of the country amid stringent security measures. Mourning processions were being taken out from major and small cities of the country including Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar, Quetta and Rawalpindi. Strict security measures were put in place across the country and aerial surveillance of all processions in the major metropolis was also carried out, while CCTV (closed-circuit television) cameras and…

PTI to approach court against Section-144 in Punjab

LAHORE: Leader of the Opposition in Punjab Assembly Mian Mehmood-ur-Rasheed has said that his party will change the imposition of Section 144 in the province in the court of law, ARY News reported. Rasheed, speaking in a press conference here on Sunday, said that they will take legal action if the government seals Lahore with containers or if their party workers are taken into custody. He added that the protesters will reach Islamabad via public transport if the government seals Lahore. He urged the masses to reach the…

Corrupt Prime Minister a ‘security risk’ for Pakistan, says Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD: Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan insisted on Saturday that a corrupt Prime Minister was a security risk for Pakistan. Speaking to media representatives outside his residence in Bani Gala, he said the court have given us a go-ahead to conduct a peaceful protest in Islamabad but the government is not respecting its verdict, said Imran Khan and asked, “Isn’t it a contempt of court.” If the justice system of Pakistan cannot protect our rights, then what is left with people like us to do in this…