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Chehlum procession concludes in Karachi

KARACHI: The main procession of the Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain, concluded in Karachi on Friday after passing through its traditional route in the metropolis. It had commenced from the Nishter Park earlier in the day after a Majlis addressed by Allama Abbas Kumaili. The Chehlum procession then started from Nishter Park at around noon….

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Watch: Chehlum procession in Karachi

In Karachi, the main Chehlum procession emerged from Nishtar Park. The procession will culminate at Imambargah Hussainia Irania in Kharadar in the evening after passing through its traditional route of M.A Jinnah Road. Watch this video…

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Chehlum of Karbala martyrs being observed today

KARACHI: The Chehlum of Nawasa-e-Rasool Hazrat Imam Hussain (R.A) and his 72 companions is being observed throughout the country today (Friday) with religious solemnity and respect. Zuljinah, Alam and Tazia processions will be taken out and Majalis will be held in all big or small cities and towns to pay homage to the great sacrifice…

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Friday to be observed as public holiday

RAWALPINDI: Deputy Commissioner (DC) Talat Mehmood Gondal on Thursday declared Friday as public holiday due to Chelum of Hazrat Imam Hussain (AS). In this regard, all educational institutions will remain closed, a notification issued here said. Strict security measures have been put in place in the garrison city on the occasion of Chehlum. Thousands of police…

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Mobile phone service restored in Karachi, other cities

KARACHI: Mobile phone service was restored in many parts of Pakistan on Monday night after a daylong closure as part of security arrangements on the occasion of Chehlum, the culmination of 40-day mourning period of martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain (AS) and his followers at the battle of Karbala. According to reports reaching here, cellular…

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Cellular service suspended as part of Chehlum security

KARACHI: Cellular service has been suspended in different cities including Karachi and Peshawar as part of security arrangements on Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain (R.A.) today (Monday). The mobile phone service has been suspended in Peshawar among other cities and will remain so till 8pm today. Meantime, pillion riding has already been banned in different…

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Karachi traffic police issues clear routes advisory

KARACHI: Special security arrangements have been made in Karachi as Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain (R.A.) is being observed today (Monday). Karachi traffic police has mapped out a traffic plan for convenience of commuters looking for clear routes around the mega city. According to press release of the city police, Shahra-e-Faisal is clear and good…

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Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain being observed today

KARACHI: The Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain [R.A] and martyrs of Karbala is being observed today with religious zeal and reverence. Mourning processions with Alam, Tazia and Zuljinah would be taken out in different cities to mark the day. Mourning processions are being taken out and mourning sittings are being organized in different cities. In…

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Security plan finalised for Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain (R.A)

KARACHI: Foolproof security arrangements have been made by the Sindh police for the Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain (AS) to be observed on November 21 (Monday). The Sindh government has already imposed a two-day ban on pillion-riding of motorbike in different cities as part of security measures. The ban came into effect at 12:00am last…

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Pillion-riding banned in Sindh for two days

KARACHI: Sindh government has imposed a two-day ban on pillion-riding in different cities as part of security measures for Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain (R.A), Samaa reported. The ban came into effect at 12:00am last night and will remain enforced till Monday midnight. A notification has also been issued in this regard by the Sindh…

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Extraordinary security for Chehlum of Imam Hussain in Karachi

KARACHI: Foolproof security arrangements have been made by the Sindh police for the Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain (AS) to be observed on November 21. According to a spokesman of the Sindh Police on Saturday, Inspector General of Police A D Khawaja was informed in a report that about 46,300 police personnel would perform security…

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Samaa pays tribute to Amjad Sabri on his chehlum

Samaa observed chehlum, the 40th day of mourning for departed, to pay tribute to renowned qawwal Amjad Sabri who was shot dead in Karachi last month. His memories are still alive in hearts of thousands of fans.

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Chehlum of Karbala martyrs observed peacefully

RAWALPINDI: The Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain (R.A) and his 72 companions, who rendered great sacrifice for the sake of Islam and humanity, was observed with religious spirit and devotion amid tight security arrangements here on Thursday. The overall law and order situation remained peaceful and no unpleasant incident took place across the country. Chehlum…

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Chehlum of Karbala martyrs being observed amid strict security

KARACHI: Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain (R.A) and other martyrs of Karbala is being observed on Thursday across Pakistan amid tight security measures, Samaa reported. Chehlum processions and majalis are being taken out in different cities including Karachi, Lahore, Rawalpindi, Multan, Peshawar and Quetta to pay rich homage to the martyrs of Karbala. In Karachi,…

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Three-day holiday for educational institutions in Karachi

  KARACHI: Sindh education department has announced three-day holiday of education institutions on account of Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain (R.A) and local government elections in Karachi, Samaa reported. According to officials, the government-run schools and colleges in Karachi will remain closed from December 3 to 5 (Thursday to Saturday). The Chehlum will be observed…

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Sindh govt bans pillion riding in Karachi

KARACHI: The Sindh government has imposed a ban on pillion riding in Karachi as part of security arrangements ahead of Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain (R.A) and his companions. According to a notification issued by the Home Department, the ban on pillion riding will be in force till 12:00 am on December 3. Several mourning…

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PTI denies ‘disorder’ during APS martyrs Chehlum

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) led government Tuesday denied reports of any disorder during the observation of Peshawar schoolchildren’s Chehlum (The 40th day of mourning following the death of a Muslim) here at Chief Minister House, Samaa reported. “First off nothing of the sort of a mess-up came to pass during the event, but…

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Sharif govt worse than Zardari rule, claims Imran

ISLAMABAD: As petrol crisis continued on the ninth consecutive day in Punjab, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan Tuesday declared PML-N government ‘worse’ than the previous five-year rule of PPP. “Nawaz Sharif’s government turned out to be more incompetent than Zardari’s government,” Imran said while talking to media at Bani Gala before his departure to…

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Chehlum of Peshawar martyrs being observed

PESHAWAR: The Chehlum of Peshawar attack martyrs is being observed today while Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government announced a public holiday in the province to mark the occasion, SAMAA reported on Tuesday. All government's offices and educational institutions will remain closed in the province today. Talking to media on Monday, the KPK Information Minister Mushtaq Ghani said…

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KP govt announces holiday to mark Chehlum of APS martyrs

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government announced Monday that there would be a public holiday tomorrow (Tuesday) across the province to mark the Chehlum of martyrs of Army Public School. Information Minister Mushtaq Ghani said that all government's offices and educational institutions would remain closed in the province. Quran Khawani would be held in all districts…

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Two-day pillion riding ban lifted in Karachi

KARACHI: A two-day ban on pillion riding drew to a close at midnight following PTI shutdown of Karachi and Chehlum of Kerbala martyrs, SAMAA reports on Sunday. It should be mentioned here that the Sindh Home Department enforced the ban due to security reasons on the eve of Chehlum. It is also worth noting here…

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