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Will take to the streets against govt with Tahir-ul-Qadri: Zardari

LAHORE: PPP Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari and Pakistan Awami Tehreek chief Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri met on Thursday in Lahore in the aftermath of the Model Town report coming to the fore a couple of days earlier. Conducting a joint presser together, Tahir-ul-Qadri and Zardari both flayed the government for their alleged role in the Model Town…

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Will fight for supremacy of vote till my last breath: Nawaz

LAHORE: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif said on Monday that he would fight till his last breath for the supremacy of the people’s mandate.  Nawaz Sharif made these comments to media personnel during his visit to Allama Iqbal’s mausoleum in Lahore. The PML-N chief also wrote in the visitor’s book after he visited the place….

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Imran anticipates elections soon, claims PTI is ready for polls

ISLAMABAD: PTI chief Imran Khan said on Tuesday that he was expecting general elections in the country soon and claimed that his party was geared up for the upcoming polls.  Speaking to media personnel after PTI’s Central Executive Committee, Imran stated that he did not know what message were the criminals of the country trying…

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Dr. Tahir-ul-Qadri flies back to Pakistan

LAHORE: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) Chairman Dr. Tahir-ul-Qadri flew back to Pakistan on Tuesday morning to spearhead a campaign against the incumbent government and demand justice for martyrs of Model Town tragedy. The PAT workers in huge number received him at Lahore airport this morning According to Samaa, the PAT chief reached Pakistan from Oslo…

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Panama JIT probe is a fixed match, says Qadri

LAHORE: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) Chairman Dr. Tahir-ul-Qadri said the Panama investigation case is a ‘fixed match’ that will wrap up with a clean chit to Sharif family. Addressing a ceremony held to commemorate the martyrs of Model Town massacre, he said Nawaz Sharif will get a clean chit as a result of the investigations…

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PAT sit-in postponed until after Ramzan

LAHORE: Pakistan Awami Tehreek Chairperson Dr. Tahir-ul-Qadri announced the party’s sit-in, which was scheduled to start on June 17, has been postponed. The sit-in will not commence until after the end of Ramzan. “We want justice to prevail. And all our hopes lie with Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif,” he told his followers…

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Model Town carnage: Qadri to lead Lahore sit-in today

Two years passed after the gory incident of Model Town massacre. Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) is preparing to stage today a protest sit-in against the heart-wrenching tragedy. Dr. Tahir-ul-Qadri will address the protest demonstration at Mall Road, Lahore today. More in this video.

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Container of Tahir-ul-Qadri

Having remained in focus during past demonstrations, famous container of Dr. Tahir-ul-Qadri has once again been readied for Mall Road sit-in being staged on second anniversary of Model Town massacre victims. More in this report.

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Getting justice is our agenda: Qadri

Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) Chairman Dr. Tahir-ul-Qadri said the country is being run without a Prime Minister, as the rulers are vacationing. He was talking to media after meeting Awami Muslim League (AML) leader Sheikh Rasheed at his residence in Lahore. Gross injustices occur where there is no real democracy, he asserted. More in this…

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Dr Tahirul Qadri announces return to Pakistan

LAHORE: Chairman Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) Tahir-ul-Qadri on Saturday announced his return to Pakistan on June 29, Samaa reported. According to Samaa correspondent, Qadri would leave London on June 28 and would arrive at Lahore airport on June 29 via transit from Dubai. He would reach Lahore airport at 7am PST from where he would…

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Court summons 50 accused in Model Town incident

LAHORE: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Saturday heard the Model Town incident case in which at least 14 Pakistan Awami Tehreek workers were shot dead, Samaa reported. Accused including Inspector Amir presented themselves in the court hearing. ATC summoned 50 more accused in the next hearing scheduled to be held on May 9. Government formed a…

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Qadri says won’t cooperate with JIT

LONDON: Dr Tahirul Qadri, chief of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT), said Wednesday that his party would not cooperate with the joint investigation team that is probing Model Town incident. Talking to media here, Qadri said none of his party members would testify as witness before the JIT. “The government has a speck in its beard, that’s…

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Live from the venue – PAT Abbottabad Jalsa

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A Tale of Two Ground Hijackings

By Imran Maqbool The dramatic events that unfolded on Monday (June 23, 2014) were a vivid throwback of what happened on the evening of October 11, 1999, when a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight PK805 en route from Colombo to Karachi was hijacked from ground after being denied permission to land at Jinnah International Airport,…

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