MA Jinnah will be Banned for all Kind of Camps

MA Jinnah Road In Muharram

The Sindh Home Department on Monday declared MA Jinnah Road of Karachi as a high security zone and banned all religious, political and welfare organizations from setting up camps.  Every possible step is being made in Karachi to maintain law and order during the holy month of Muharram. Sources close to the Home Department told that MA Jinnah Road has been declared as the most sensitive zone. They add no religious, political or welfare party will be allowed to set up rescue and relief camps during Ashura. The decision was made on the recommendation of police and paramilitary rangers force.

100 CCTV Camera for Muharram Procession


In another attempt at curbing terrorism, 100 more CCTV cameras are going to be installed in more than 25 locations from Teen Hatti Chowk to Kharadar for monitoring Muharram processions, reported on Friday. The processions set to take place on 8, 9 and 10 of Muharram will be monitored with the new cameras. Sources said that the home department of Sindh issued these directives to police and funds worth Rs50 million were issued for purchase and installation of these cameras. The installation is expected to begin within two days. The areas where the cameras will be installed include Teen Hatti Chowk, Jahangir Road, Gurumandar, Numaish, Soldier Bazaar, Shahrah-e-Quaideen, Imam Bargah Ali Raza, Taj Complex, Sea…

City look like been called for strike

7.6 degree Centigrade Recorded in the Karachi on Thursday

The city has been wearing partial strike look for a couple of days as transporters are reluctant to bring their vehicles on roads fearing seizure of their vehicles for barricading, while people also shun going far from their homes unnecessarily owing to uncertainly prevailed during crucial days of Ashura. The transporters also deliberately kept their vehicles off the road from Muharram 8 as police caught their vehicles for using as barriers to close streets of passage of processions and Majalis. The hustle and bustle of the city is dimmed in the wake of Ashura, the citizens once used to go out without any fear on Muharram 9 and 10, now prefer to stay at homes…

Youm-e-Ashur being observed with reverence today


Youm-e-Ashur, the 10th of Muharram, is being observed with reverence and religious fervour throughout the country and Azad Kashmir today (Tuesday) to pay tributes to Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) and his companions for the supreme sacrifices rendered by them for the cause of truth, justice and righteousness and for the supremacy and survival of true spirit of Islam. Every year, this day is observed to commemorate the supreme sacrifice rendered by Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) and his 72 companions at Karbala to uphold the truth. Tazyiya, Alam and Zuljinah processions are being taken out in all cities and towns across the country. Also in Karachi, Youm-e-Ashur, the 10th of Muharram, is being observed with reverence…