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Islamabad Police arrest PTI’s Gohar Khan, Raoof Hasan

ISLAMABAD — Islamabad Police apprehended Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Barrister Gohar Khan and Information Secretary Raoof Hasan at the PTI Secretariat on Monday, according to party leader Shibli Faraz, Geo News reported. Following the arrests, the opposition party criticised law enforcement, accusing them of flouting legal procedures. “It’s absolutely shameful how Islamabad Police continues to […]

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Pakistan screenwriter Khalilur Rehman Qamar lured by woman, abducted & robbed in Lahore

LAHORE — Renowned Pakistani screenwriter Khalilur Rehman Qamar was abducted and subjected to a harrowing ordeal in Lahore, according to local police reports, The Express Tribune reported. Qamar was lured to a residence by a woman named Amna, who purportedly invited him for discussions related to a drama project. Upon arrival, armed assailants forcibly abducted […]

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Imran Khan’s sharp retort on Pakistan govt decision to ban his party, claims action ‘out of desperation’

ISLAMABAD — Jailed former prime minister Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf on Monday reacted sharply to the government’s decision to ban the party, saying the move came “out of desperation” and is a “sign of panic” within the federal administration. The Pakistan government announced that it would ban the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party for its alleged […]

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Pakistan to ban Imran Khan’s party, PTI says govt is going to dig their own grave

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan’s Information Minister Atta Tarar announced on Monday that the government plans to file a case seeking to ban Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party, Dawn reported. During a press briefing, Tarar, emphasised the necessity of moving the country forward without PTI’s presence: “The federal government has decided to ban PTI.” He cited […]