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  • Finally, Qadri ends his Islamabad sit-in

    Dated: 2014-10-22

    Islamabad: Chief of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT), Dr Tahirul Qadri on Tuesday announced to end the Islamabad sit-in, adding that now this sit-in will be staged in every city for two days each, ARY News reported.

    Addressing the participants of the PTI sit-in, Dr Tahirul Qadri said that neither we have stepped back from our stance, nor have we refused to hold negotiations.

    He said that we kept asking for resignations of the prime minister and the Punjab CM, but the government was not ready to hold talks on this.

    The PAT chief however turned down reports suggesting any deal with the government, saying that no compromise can ever be made on the blood of martyrs.

    He said our demand was to appoint neutral officials in the joint investigation team (JIT), which was formed on the Model Town carnage.

    Dr Tahirul Qadri said that his party will not accept Diya (compensation amount) against the killing of its

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  • Qadri quits but Khan sticks to his demand on PM’s resignation

    Dated: 2014-10-22

    Islamabad: Even after Qadri ended his party sit-in in the capital, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan said that he would not call off his sit-in at Islamabad without vote audit.

    Addressing his supporters at D-Chowk, Khan said that PTI would stage protests in all district headquarters against increasing electricity tariff. He said that government withdrew electricity prices due to fear of PTI’s protests.

    “I ask National Assembly Speaker Ayaz Sadiq to accept our resignations,” he said.

    The PTI chief said that he would consider himself as a winner if the nation was awakened.

    He announced that PTI would go to Supreme Court against the failure of Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to upload Farm 14.

    “One and a half year has passed, PTI is yet to get justice regarding May 12, 2013 elections,” he lamented.

    Khan said that there was no use of electoral reforms in the

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  • Qadri abandon sit-in after back door talks with Sharifs: sources

    Dated: 2014-10-22

    Islamabad: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief, Dr Tahirul Qadri ended the Islamabad sit-in as a result of back-door talks with the Sharif brothers, which were facilitated by a mutual contact, local media reported on Tuesday.

    Media quoted sources as saying that Dr Tahirul Qadri will soon be going out of the country, possibly London or Dubai, where the PAT chief will meet some of the overseas Pakistanis.

    He added that Dr Qadri will return to Pakistan after two weeks of his stay abroad and will again analyze the situation to kick-off his political activities.

    Reports said that the government circles seemed to be happy with the news of the end of PAT sit-in in Islamabad.

    Sources went on revealing that the sit-in was ended as a result of back-door talks between Dr Tahirul Qadri and the Sharif brothers, facilitated by a mutual contact.

    It was further reported that the leadership of Awami Tehreek was reviewing the

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  • PM bars ministers to give negative statement over PAT decision

    Dated: 2014-10-22

    Islamabad: Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif has instructed ministers and Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) leaders not to give any negative comments and statement regarding Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) decision to end sit-in in Islamabad.

    The PM has barred PML-N ministers and leaders to give any negative comments to PAT and its leader Dr Tahir Ul Qadri over its decision to end sit-in in Islamabad.

    The PM instructed all ministers and workers must concentrate on development work. It is pertinent to mention here that the PAT chief Dr Tahir Ul Qadri had announced to end sit-in in Islamabad and spread it to all over the country.

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  • Suspect in Imran Farooq murder case released

    Dated: 2014-10-22

    London: Scotland Yard on Tuesday released Iftekhar Hussain, a suspect in Dr Imran Farooq murder case, saying the police could not find any evidence against the suspect.

    According to a statement issued here, Scotland Yard has said that no action will be taken against Iftekhar Hussain as no evidence was found against him in the assassination case of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Imran Faooq.

    However, two suspects Mohsin Ali Syed and Kashif Khan Kamran were wanted in Dr Imran Farooq murder case and Scotland Yard was in contact with Pakistani authorities for collection of evidence.

    Dr Farooq, a prominent member of the MQM was murdered in 2010 outside his house in London as a result of multiple stabs and a blow to his head.

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  • Air strikes kill 28 terrorists in North Waziristan

    Dated: 2014-10-22

    RAWALPINDI: Twenty-eight terrorists have been killed in bombing of jet fighters in Datta Khel area of North Waziristan.

    According to ISPR, the killed terrorists included foreigners. More details

  • Newly elected Amir Dogar meets Javed Hashmi

    Dated: 2014-10-22

    MULTAN: Newly-elected MNA Amir Dogar met his rival losing candidate Javed Hashmi in Multan on Tuesday.

    Speaking to media persons after the meeting, Dogar lauded Hashmi’s services for democracy. “My father and Javed Hashmi had served jail term together,” he said.

    “I welcome Amir Dogar and accept people’s decision in by-election,” Hashmi said. The former PTI president said that Dogar came to meet him as per local customs.

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  • Mother of Mohsin Jamil Baig buried amidst grief

    Dated: 2014-10-22

    ISLAMABAD: The mother of Chief Editor and Chief Executive Officer of Online International News Network, Mohsin Jamil Baig, buried in H-11 graveyard amidst grief and sorrow.

    People from all walk of lives including journalist, politicians and civil society members offered funeral prayer at H-11 graveyard.

    PPP Punjab chapter president Manzoor Ahmed Watto, Senator Ilyas Bilour, Senator Farhatullah Babar, Hanif Abbasi, Riaz Fityana, Shafqat Mehmood Abbasi, Mehtab Khan Abbasi, Mohsin Raza, Farooq Faisal Khan, Tariq Chaudhary, Javed Iqbal Qureshi, Shakil Turabi, Mazhar Barlas, Haji Nawaz Raza, Director Media Wing NAB, Nawazish Ali, Muhammad Salim, Zia Khokhar, Siddique Sajid, Bashir Khan, Editor Online Zakria Chaudhary and other prominent people attend the funeral prayer.

    Mother of Moshsin Jamil Baig was ill for few months and she was over 70. The Quran-Khawani of t

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  • Siraj, other condoled Mohsin Baig’s mother death

    Dated: 2014-10-22

    Islamabad: Ameer Jamaat-e-Islami Siraj-ul-Haq and other condoled the death of mother of Mohsin Jamil Baig, Chief Editor Online International News Network (OINN).

    Siraj-ul-Haq prayed that may his mother’s soul rest in eternal peace and Almighty Allah give courage to Mohsin baig and his family to bear this irreparable loss.

    He mentions that Mother is a great gift and there is no match of it in this globe.

    Chief of Millet, Jafferi Alam Sajid Naqvi; Secretary Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Liaquat Baloch; Shia Ulema council Pakistan Central Secretary General, Allama Arif Hussain Wahid; JI Senior Leader, Shahid Shamsi; Co-chairman Main Aslam also condoled the death of Mohsin Baig’s mother death.

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  • LAHORE: Wrestlers are busy in practice in their practice ring at Baghbanpura Area. The traditional sport of wrestling is fading fastly due to non interest of the sports authorities.
  • LAHORE: Wrestlers are busy in practice in their practice ring at Baghbanpura Area. The traditional sport of wrestling is fading fastly due to non interest of the sports authorities.
  • LAHORE: Wrestlers are busy in practice in their practice ring at Baghbanpura Area. The traditional sport of wrestling is fading fastly due to non interest of the sports authorities.
  • LAHORE: Wrestlers are busy in practice in their practice ring at Baghbanpura Area. The traditional sport of wrestling is fading fastly due to non interest of the sports authorities.
  • LAHORE: Wrestlers are busy in practice in their practice ring at Baghbanpura Area. The traditional sport of wrestling is fading fastly due to non interest of the sports authorities.
  • KARACHI: Sindh Information Minister Sharjeel Memon and MQM Leader Sardar Ahmad talking to each other during the provincial assembly session in Karachi.
  • KARACHI: Speaker Sindh Assembly Agha Siraj Durrani chairing the provincial assembly session in Karachi.
  • KARACHI: Deputy Speaker Sindh Assembly Shahla Raza and Rubina Qaimkhani talking to each other during the provincial assembly session in Karachi.
  • KARACHI: Passengers crossing the track at Cantt Railway Station, which may result in any accident.
  • KARACHI: Sindh Information Minister Sharjeel Memon talking to the media persons after they boycotted the proceedings of the provincial assembly session against the suspension of the license of a local news channel.
  • KARACHI: Journalists boycotting the proceedings of the provincial assembly session against the suspension of the license of a local news channel.
  • LAHORE: Residents of Jhang hold a demonstration in support of their demands at Faisal Chowk.
  • LAHORE: Students cutting the cake during a ceremony to celebrate Leopard Day at Lahore Zoo.
  • LAHORE: A heavily loaded auto rickshaw seen moving on the road, in Lahore.
  • ABBOTTABAD: Members of Abbottabad Union of Journalists Protesting against PEMRA to Ban on ARY News Channel.
  • LAHORE: A man displaying different items in connection to Muharram ul Haram at Bibi Pak Daman Bazaar, in Lahore.
  • LAHORE: A man displaying different items in connection to Muharram ul Haram at Bibi Pak Daman Bazaar, in Lahore.
  • HYDERABAD: Garbage dump seen on the road of GPO and Mitha Ram hostel and School.
  • HYDERABAD: President National Party Pakistan Mir Hasil Khan Bazinjo addressing a seminar
  • HYDERABAD: Journalists hold a protest against ban on ARY Tv, outside HPC.
  • HYDERABAD: Members of Government Secondary School Teachers district Jamshoro hold a protest against Secretary education Sindh, outside HPC.
  • HYDERABAD: Activists of Sindh National Party hold a protest in the favor of their demands outside HPC.
  • HYDERABAD: Students present tableau during a function of Beacon House School, at local hotel.
  • HYDERABAD: Firefighters trying to extinguish fire from a godown of plastic bodies of television, at Station road Hyderabad.
  • HYDERABAD: Activists of PPP (SB) hold a protest against non arrest of murderers of Dr Syed Iftikhar Shah, outside HPC.
  • HYDERABAD: Employees of Taluka Qasimabad hold a protest against non payment of their salaries outside HPC.
  • ISLAMABAD: Brand Director Jockey Asia Enrique Cardenal Reoyo speaks during a press conference organized by Jockey at a local hotel. General Manager Jockey Pakistan Ihsan Paracha is also seen in the picture.
  • ISLAMABAD: Employees of Federal Urdu University hold a demonstration in support of their demands outside National Press Club.
  • ISLAMABAD: Muslims offering the funeral prayers of the mother of Editor in Chief Online News Network Mohsin J Baig in Islamabad.
  • KARACHI: A worker busy in preparing different religious items in connection to Muharram ul Haram at Sadaat Colony, Ancholi.
  • KARACHI: A vender selling vegetables as their prices have increased considerably.
  • MULTAN: Workers of Center for Human Rights Education hold a walk outside Multan Press Club.
  • MULTAN: Journalists stage a demonstration in support of their demands outside Multan Press Club.
  • FAISALABAD: Students of Paramedical College blocked road during a demonstration against arrest of Dr Hamid at District Council Chowk.
  • ISLAMABAD: Residents of H-11 Kachi Abadi use hand pump to get water.
  • ISLAMABAD: Kids are seen playing near their houses at H-11 Kachi Abadi.
  • FAISALABAD: People listen to former Federal Minister Maulana Attaur Rehman at Jamia Ubaidia.
  • ABBOTTABAD: An old cobbler is busy in repairing shoes at Supply Chowk.
  • SWAT: Polio worker giving polio vaccination to a child in the area of Totanu Bandai.
  • SWAT: MPA Azizullah administering oath to the grade 4 employees during a ceremony.
  • SUKKUR: Workers of All Parties Council stage a demonstration against selling of local made liquor, at Ghanta Ghar Chowk.
  • SUKKUR: Ameer Jamaat-e-Islami Sirajul Haq addressing during lunch hosted by Afaq.
  • SUKKUR: Workers of Aiwan-e-Zaraat Sindh stage a demonstration in support of their demands at Stadium Chowk.
  • ISLAMABAD: A child is seen sitting outside a tent at the site of sit in protests of Pakistan Awami Tehreek and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf in front of Parliament House.
  • ISLAMABAD: A kid holds a toy near toy and shoe stall at the site of sit in protests of Pakistan Awami Tehreek and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf in front of Parliament House.
  • ISLAMABAD: Girls are seen near gabage near Metro Bus Service construction site in front of Parliament House.
  • PESHAWAR: Students displayed items designed by them during annual exhibition of work of students organized by The College of Home Economics at the PUTA Hall, University of Peshawar.
  • PESHAWAR: Visitors taking keen interest in art work during annual exhibition of work of students organized by The College of Home Economics at the PUTA Hall, University of Peshawar.
  • PESHAWAR: General Secretary of Sarhad Awami Forestry Ittehad Jamsheed Khan addressing a press conference at Peshawar Press Club.
  • PESHAWAR: Activists of PTI stage a demonstration in support of their demands outside Peshawar Press Club.
  • PESHAWAR: Students of Peoples Youth Organization burn the flag of MQM during a demonstration in support of demans outside Peshawar Press Club.
  • ISLAMABAD: Ameer Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (F) Maulana Fazlur Rehman addressing a press conference at his residence.
  • FAISALABAD: Journalists stage a demonstration in support of their demands at District Council Chowk.
  • KARACHI: Journalists of Karachi Press Club and Karachi Union of Journalists stage a demonstration against closing a local TV news channel by PEMRA, outside Karachi Press Club.
  • KARACHI: Leader of PTI Ashraf Qureshi addressing a press conference at Karachi Press Club.
  • KARACHI: Leader of Civil Society Dr Laila Perveen showing application against the remarks of PPP leader Khursheed Shah, during a press conference at Karachi Press Club.
  • KARACHI: Workers of National Trade Union Federation stage a protest against killing of eight laborers in Balochistan and against robbery in Edhi Centre, outside Karachi Press Club.
  • KARACHI: Mir Ikhlaq Ahmad, the resident of Dadu, along with his family stage a demonstration in support of demands outside Karachi Press Club.
  • KARACHI: Teachers of Mehran Teachers Association sitting during token hunger strike outside Karachi Press Club.
  • KARACHI: DIG South Abdul Khaliq Sheikh showing weapons which were seized in Lyari.
  • KARACHI: Motorists and pedestrians face danger due to broken footpath of main road of Guru Mandar which needs the attention of concerned authorities.
  • KARACHI: People seen at seaside during sunset on Tuesday.
  • KARACHI: People seen at seaside during sunset on Tuesday.
  • KARACHI: A girl enjoys horse riding at Karachi beach on Tuesday.
  • KARACHI: People seen at seaside during sunset on Tuesday.
  • RAWALPINDI: Women taking keen interest in paintings during exhibition at Arts Council.
  • RAWALPINDI: Women taking keen interest in paintings during exhibition at Arts Council.
  • RAWALPINDI: Ameer Jamaat-e-Islami Sirajul Haq leading funeral prayer of local leader of JI Haji Tahir.
  • HYDERABAD: Chairman Jeay Sindh Qaumi Mahaz Sanaan Khan Qureshi addressing a press conference.
  • KARACHI: Students practically demonstrate washing hands during a seminar organized by UNICEF and Local Government Sindh in connection with Global Hand Washing Day at a local hotel.
  • TIMERGARA: A view of traffic jam on G T Road due to protest of students outside Timergara Press Club.
  • TIMERGARA: Students blocked road during a protest in support of demands outside Timergara Press Club.
  • LAHORE: CCPO Lahore Captain (r) Ameen Wains addressing a press conference regarding 58 suspects and recovery of stolen items, at Police Line.
  • LAHORE: SP CIA Umer Virk showing CCPO Lahore Captain (r) Ameen Wains the weapons which were recovered from suspects, at Police Line.
  • LAHORE: Arrested men are seen wearing hoods during a press conference regarding 58 suspects and recovery of stolen items at Police Line.
  • LAHORE: Syed Jaffar Hussain Shah, Nafeesul Hassan Bukhari, James Father Channan and others sitting during Imam Hussain (AS) Aman Conference held at Al Hamra Hall.
  • KARACHI: Men standing near delivery vehicle which overturned due to over speeding near Patel Para Lasbela Chorangi.
  • ISLAMABAD: Adviser to the PM on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz in a meeting with the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Morgulov Igor Vladimirovich in Islamabad.
  • RAWALPINDI: Defence Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif presenting a shield to Deputy Chief of Turkish General Staff General Yasar Guler in Ministry of Defence.
  • RAWALPINDI: Secretary Defence Lt Gen (r) Muhammad Alam Khattak in a group photo with Deputy Chief of Turkish General Staff General Yasar Guler in Ministry of Defence.
  • RAWALPINDI: Secretary Defence Lt Gen (r) Muhammad Alam Khattak presenting a shield to Director General ISI Lt. General Zaheerul Islam after a farewell call in Ministry of Defence.
  • ISLAMABAD: Chief of Pakistan Awami Tehreek Dr Tahirul Qadri addressing the participants of Inqilab March who started leaving the site of sit in protest after announcement of ending the protest in Islamabad.
  • ISLAMABAD: Chief of Pakistan Awami Tehreek Dr Tahirul Qadri gestures before his address to the participants of Inqilab March who started leaving the site of sit in protest after announcement of ending the protest in Islamabad.
  • ISLAMABAD: Participants of Inqilab March who came from different parts of the country and who faced together the bullets and tear gas shelling of police during their march, meet each other as they leave Islamabad after announcement of ending the sit in protest of Pakistan Awami Tehreek in Islamabad.
  • ISLAMABAD: Participants of Inqilab March who came from different parts of the country and who faced together the bullets and tear gas shelling of police during their march, meet each other as they leave Islamabad after announcement of ending the sit in protest of Pakistan Awami Tehreek in Islamabad.
  • ISLAMABAD: Participants of Inqilab March who came from different parts of the country and who faced together the bullets and tear gas shelling of police during their march, meet each other as they leave Islamabad after announcement of ending the sit in protest of Pakistan Awami Tehreek in Islamabad.
  • ISLAMABAD: Participants of Inqilab March who came from different parts of the country and who faced together the bullets and tear gas shelling of police during their march, meet each other as they leave Islamabad after announcement of ending the sit in protest of Pakistan Awami Tehreek in Islamabad.
  • ISLAMABAD: Participants of Inqilab March who came from different parts of the country and who faced together the bullets and tear gas shelling of police during their march, meet each other as they leave Islamabad after announcement of ending the sit in protest of Pakistan Awami Tehreek in Islamabad.
  • ISLAMABAD: Participants of Inqilab March who came from different parts of the country and who faced together the bullets and tear gas shelling of police during their march, meet each other as they leave Islamabad after announcement of ending the sit in protest of Pakistan Awami Tehreek in Islamabad.
  • ISLAMABAD: Participants of Inqilab March who came from different parts of the country and who faced together the bullets and tear gas shelling of police during their march, flash victory sign as they leave Islamabad after announcement of ending the sit in protest of Pakistan Awami Tehreek in Islamabad.
  • ISLAMABAD: Participants of Inqilab March who came from different parts of the country and who faced together the bullets and tear gas shelling of police during their march, flash victory sign as they leave Islamabad after announcement of ending the sit in protest of Pakistan Awami Tehreek in Islamabad.
  • ISLAMABAD: Participants of Inqilab March who came from different parts of the country leave the site of sit in protest after announcement of ending the protest of Pakistan Awami Tehreek in Islamabad.
  • ISLAMABAD: Participants of Inqilab March who came from different parts of the country leave the site of sit in protest after announcement of ending the protest of Pakistan Awami Tehreek in Islamabad.
  • ISLAMABAD: Participants of Inqilab March who came from different parts of the country leave the site of sit in protest after announcement of ending the protest of Pakistan Awami Tehreek in Islamabad.
  • ISLAMABAD: Participants of Inqilab March who came from different parts of the country pack their tents as they leave the site of sit in protest after announcement of ending the protest of Pakistan Awami Tehreek in Islamabad.
  • ISLAMABAD: Participants of Inqilab March who came from different parts of the country pack their tents as they leave the site of sit in protest after announcement of ending the protest of Pakistan Awami Tehreek in Islamabad.