Tuesday, 24 April, 2018

Restrictions in Srinagar to prevent Muharram processions

Mobile Phone Service Blocked Partially In Cities Across Pakistan On Muharram 8,9,10 Restrictions in Srinagar parts, Sopore
Terence Owen | 01 October, 2017, 07:55

The officials said that restrictions would continue in these areas on Sunday as "precautionary measure".

Leading procession of 9th Muharram in Rawalpindi was led by the mourners from Chitian Hatian and in Islamabad, a procession was carried out from Asna Ashri Imam Bargah.

Ashura processions have begun all around the country to mark the martyrdom of Imam Hussain (RA) and his companions at Karbala, Iraq on Muharram 10. They were also raising slogans in favor of Karbala martyrs. Quaideen-e-Millat Jafaria led the procession.

In Karachi, the main jaloos (procession) began in Nishtar Park with a majlis (address) recited by Allama Shahenshah Hussain Naqvi. Sabeels were also set up along the route of the procession to provide much-needed drinks to participants.

Circle Police Chief stated that police have made foolproof security arrangements for the maintenance of law and order. From the afternoon, mobile services around G-6 were jammed and remained so till the evening. Responding to a query DSP said that Pak Army troops will remain alert in Dera Nawab Cantt to meet any emergency while 150 jawans of reserve police will be deputed in the jurisdiction of city Ahmedpur East, Naushera Jadid and Uch Sharif police stations.

Tropical system could bring blustery, rainy weather to South Florida
The more immediate concern in the short term is the system set to move into the southeastern Gulf of Mexico . Today expect a warm high temperature once again, as has been the case all week long, at about 91 or 92.

Meanwhile, the Muharram procession was carried out in Old city here. The procession route was cordoned off with tents; which led to incoming participants facing difficulty as they did not which route to take to enter the procession.

Deputy Commissioner Farrukh Naveed stated this while talking to the newsmen after reviewing the Muharram security plan. Other coordinating departments along with police will observe their duties vigilantly, police officers said.

The traffic police has devised an alternate route according to which, traffic coming to Soljar Bazar and Coast Guard will be diverted to Jubille after the procession, Traffic from Nazimabad to MA Jinnah Road will move to Garden from Lasbela.

In Karachi over three hundred small and big processions will be taken out from different parts of the city. The local management and security agencies have divided these processions and gatherings category wise. The main congregations and Muharram processions will start after getting clearance from bomb disposal squad. Similarly, officials of the special branch, CID, Special Investigation Unit and district security branch will be coordinating to avert any violent and tragic incident. Mobile service will be suspended in Rawalpindi today.

The pillion riding will also be banned in Quetta city and other major cities of Balochistan.

Recommended

  • Troy conquers Tiger Stadium, takes down LSU in stunning 24-21 defeat

    Troy conquers Tiger Stadium, takes down LSU in stunning 24-21 defeat

    Then Troy picked off Myles Brennan to set up another scoring drive and send what was left of the Tiger Stadium crowd to the exits. Troy is off next weekend and returns to the field on October 11 - a Wednesday - when the Trojans host South Alabama.
    UK Government Backs Birmingham Bid

    UK Government Backs Birmingham Bid

    Should Birmingham win the right to host the Games, the government will present a full budget to Parliament. The next edition of the games will be held at Australia's Gold Coast early next year.
    Kevin De Bruyne the difference as Manchester City edge Chelsea

    Kevin De Bruyne the difference as Manchester City edge Chelsea

    Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says the club are "lucky" to have a player like "humble" Kevin de Bruyne . Speaking at a Friday press conference, Conte said: "I have great respect for Pep and I think he's the best".
  • Auburn 49, Mississippi State 10, college football final

    Auburn 49, Mississippi State 10, college football final

    The Tigers (3-1) are coming off a 51-14 win at Missouri. (12:00) Kerryon Johnson carries it in for the first Auburn Touchdown. Pettway missed last week's game with an ankle injury , but is expected to play against Mississippi State .
    College GameDay team talks Hokie spirit, Virginia Tech

    College GameDay team talks Hokie spirit, Virginia Tech

    The Hokies almost completed a rally from a three-touchdown deficit in the third quarter of that game. 14 Louisville , 47-21 . Clemson will see a different quarterback than the one the Tigers faced past year in their 42-35 victory over the Hokies.
    Why I dont keep up with the Kardashians

    Why I dont keep up with the Kardashians

    Kylie has also be vocal about wanting kids, and has said multiple times that she'd like to have children sooner rather than later. Likewise with Kylie Jenner and the rumoured baby she's made with boyfriend of five months, Travis Scott .
  • Competition for JioPhone? Airtel to launch Rs 2000 smartphone in October

    Competition for JioPhone? Airtel to launch Rs 2000 smartphone in October

    According to the response by JioCare to a query on Twitter, the delivery of the JioPhone will take place within Diwali. The device also supports an impressive voice command app for calls, messages, search and more.
    Brett Phillips helps Brewers defeat Reds 4-3

    Brett Phillips helps Brewers defeat Reds 4-3

    To listen to David Stearns' entire conversation from Thursday's Wisconsin's Morning News, click on the Soundcloud link above. Anderson (12-4) gave up three hits and a run, departing after issuing his only walk to Magneuris Sierra to start the eighth.

    Accenture Plc (ACN) Stake Cut by First Financial Corp IN

    The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink . Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 14,082 shares of the company's stock, valued at $1,812,071.76.
  • Teacher May Have Given Flutes Containing Bodily Fluids to Orange County Students

    Teacher May Have Given Flutes Containing Bodily Fluids to Orange County Students

    Johnson said in the email that the flutes possibly went to children who participated in the Flutes Across the World Program. School officials said since eight different districts have been affected by this, it is going to take time to sort through.
    Iraq to halt worldwide  flights to Kurdistan Region

    Iraq to halt worldwide flights to Kurdistan Region

    The Iraqi government on Friday suspended all global flights to and from the Kurdistan region, the BBC reported . Further raining on the Kurds' parade, U.S.
    Max Verstappen sets pace in first practice at Malaysian Grand Prix

    Max Verstappen sets pace in first practice at Malaysian Grand Prix

    The Sepang International Circuit is more than 60 kilometres from Kuala Lumpur , making the job of attracting a local audience hard .

PM Modi greets President Kovind on his 72nd birthday PM Modi greets President Kovind on his 72nd birthday Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday took to Twitter to wish President Ram Nath Kovind a healthy life as he turned 72 today.

Arunachal, Assam & Meghalaya get new Governors Arunachal, Assam & Meghalaya get new Governors Welcoming Purohit's appointment, which comes after a long period of interim arrangement wherein Maharashtra Governor C. He has been representing the Janak Puri constituency continuously from 1980, winning seven times in the process.

Rick Pitino Finally out at Louisville (Why did it take so long)? Rick Pitino Finally out at Louisville (Why did it take so long)? According to Pitino's contract, he has to be given at least 10 days' notice before any formal firing can take place. Louisville's Board of Trustees unanimously supported the action, its chairman said during the briefing.

Gareth Bale doubtful for Real Madrid's match with Espanyol Gareth Bale doubtful for Real Madrid's match with Espanyol They could sit back or they could come out and play, what we have to do is our work and try to make sure things go well for us from the start'.

Georgia: Last-minute predictions for Vols and Bulldogs Georgia: Last-minute predictions for Vols and Bulldogs At best, either 2015 or 2016 is the No. 6 season of the last 20 years and at worst, one of the two seasons checks in at No. 9. Auburn's defense is superb as the Tigers are one of three teams in FBS that has not given up more than 14 points in a game.

Firebrand Thumps Establishment-Backed Incumbent in Alabama Senate Runoff Firebrand Thumps Establishment-Backed Incumbent in Alabama Senate Runoff Trump is already under pressure from his base voters to actively support Moore's campaign, as are Republicans in Congress. That's more than three percentage points lower than the meager 17.95% who turned out in the primary.

Richarlison strikes late to deny West Brom Richarlison strikes late to deny West Brom Would you believe it?! Following an uneventful opening 15 minutes, Albion finally mounted... If he takes the player or it's reckless, fair enough".

Ohio State pummels Rutgers 56-0 Ohio State pummels Rutgers 56-0 Despite that, Barrett and Dobbins pose as too big of a threat on offense and are too much for the Knights' defense to focus in on. Rutgers has been better this season, but it's unlikely the Scarlet Knights can snap a 15-game Big Ten losing streak.

Wales hooker bitten by lion on tour in South Africa Wales hooker bitten by lion on tour in South Africa Baldwin was at Weltevrede Game Lodge on the outskirts of Bloemfontein for a team trip when he came face to face with the lion who almost ended his rugby career.

In #TakeAKnee, Donald Trump Has Found a Worthy Web Opponent In #TakeAKnee, Donald Trump Has Found a Worthy Web Opponent There are some who already say there is an unspoken league "blacklist" against Kaepernick, who remains unsigned this season. As of recently, race relations have been high with many cases of unarmed black people being killed by police officers.

Penn State 45, IN 14: What we learned Penn State 45, IN  14: What we learned Barkley also caught four passes for 51 yards on a day when the passing attack took center stage for the Nittany Lions. Heisman contender Saquon Barkley put his stamp on things early by taking the opening kickoff 98 yards to the house.

IG Group Holdings plc (IGG) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Shore Capital IG Group Holdings plc (IGG) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Shore Capital Peel Hunt restated an add rating on shares of CityFibre Infrastructure Holdings PLC in a report on Monday, September 4th. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 272 ($3.66) per share, with a total value of £163,200 ($219,472.83).

Game of Thrones stars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie to Wednesday Game of Thrones stars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie to Wednesday Leslie , who got her big TV break playing a " Downton Abbey " chambermaid, clearly has noble origins. Actors Kit Harrington and Rose Leslie on set in the Game of Thrones series.

Raj Thackeray Blames Migrants For Stampede, Warns Of Disrupting Bullet Train Construction Raj Thackeray Blames Migrants For Stampede, Warns Of Disrupting Bullet Train Construction If Modi wants to run the bullet train , he can run it in Gujarat, said Raj, who was one an admirer of the Gujarat model. "While people are struggling to survive in the cities, Modi is asking them to do yoga and campaign for Swachh Bharat".

Pitino, Jurich placed on leave amid FBI probe Pitino, Jurich placed on leave amid FBI probe The FBI's investigation has the potential to change the way college basketball operates, especially because it's just starting. Postel also said the university had not yet begun its own investigation into the federal allegations.