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Wednesday, 19 October 2011

Terrorists are Pakistan's enemies: Altaf


A bullet-riddled body of a man was found in the Pirabad police limits on Sunday.

Nazeer, 35, was found inside his quarter situated in Nusrat Bhutto Colony.

In the morning when his colleagues returned from work they saw his body and informed the police who shifted his body to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital (ASH) for legal formalities.

Three die in mishaps

A motorcyclist Raheem Bukhsh, 20, and an unidentified man who appeared to be in his 20s died when a hit-and-run vehicle ran them over near the Naval Colony in Baldia Town in the Saeedabad police limits.

Another motorcyclist Zubair Ahmed, 28, was crushed by a Metro Bus near the Quaidabad Bridge in the Quaidabad police jurisdiction.

Meanwhile, Moosa Baloch, 26, died when a wall of the Star Complex fell on him in the Landhi police area while he was sitting near it.


Thousands of people participated in the “Namoos-e-Mustafa” march taken out by Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) in protest against the US-made sacrilegious film that hurt the sentiments of Muslims across the world.

The rally was taken out from the Quaid’s mausoleum to Tibet Centre on MA Jinnah Road on Sunday.

Besides a large number of JI activists, the march was also attended by people belonging to different walks of life, including students, teachers, lawyers, clerics, labourers, traders, industrialists, professionals and members of the Christian community. The demonstrators vowed to lay down their lives for safeguarding the honour and sanctity of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (SAW).

The participants were carrying placards and banners, inscribed with slogans against the United States; silence of the Pakistani government; and makers of the blasphemous film. Effigy of US President Barack Obama and the US flag were also burnt during the demo. The protesters were also chanting slogans against the apologetic behaviour of Muslim rulers.

Addressing the rally, JI’s provincial chief Asadullah Bhutto said that the entire Muslim Ummah stands united against the nefarious conspiracy of producing the blasphemous movie. He said that President Zardari and Prime Minister Pervez Ashraf were befooling the masses through lip service instead of taking solid measures. He, however, said that the Pakistani nation was aware of the reasons behind the situation and demanded of the government to deport the US ambassador by declaring him persona non grata.

Asadullah Bhutto termed the march as a referendum against the US, saying that on one hand the US was targeting innocent Muslims including women and children, while on the other hand it was targeting the Muslims’ sentiments with blasphemous movies.

He demanded of the government to take solid measures on international level for legislating international laws against blasphemy. He was of the view that the US government could not neutralize the anger and sentiments of Muslims by way of issuing statements, saying, it has to ban the movie, enact legislation in this regard and take the culprits to task.

JI’s Karachi chief Muhammad Hussain Mehanti said that certain western countries were continuously hurting the sentiments of Muslims by way of making blasphemous movies and caricatures. He warned that such a march would be taken out towards the federal capital if the US didn’t ban the film and no one would be spared for committing blasphemy.

He said that freedom of speech didn’t mean that anyone was free to hurt the sentiments of billion of Muslims. He demanded of the world community to formulate international laws against blasphemy and the dishonoring prophets of any religion.

Hundreds marched through the streets of the usually quiet neighbourhood of Old Clifton as the Muttahida Qaumi Movement organised a ‘Peace Walk’ against the spread of sectarianism and religious extremism.

The participants of the walk, as Senator Mustafa Kamal put it while addressing the crowd, included “Shias, Sunnis, Barelvis, Deobandis, Sindhis, Punjabis, Pakhtuns, Kashmiris, Hindus, Sikhs and others.”

Apart from the volunteers donning orange caps with MQM initials, there were no party flags along the route of the “Peace Walk” and it was evident that the participants came from diverse backgrounds. Religious scholars, artistes and professionals all came in droves for the walk which started at about 3:30pm.

The first steps were taken at the Bagh-e-Ibn Qasim and the procession marched past 70 Clifton, Dau Talwar and Schon Circle, ending peacefully at the Teen Talwar roundabout at 5:45pm.

“Many of the participants here have never come to any rallies. It is for the sake of peace that they came out of their homes,” said Senator Mustafa Kamal as he thanked the crowd at the end of the walk.

Senior leaders of the MQM, including Farooq Sattar, Babar Ghauri, Senator Mustafa Kamal, Senator Nasreen Jalil and Wasim Aftab, were seen leading the walk with renowned human rights activist Ansar Burney, actor Behroz Sabzwari and social media activist Sabeen Mehmood of the T2F.

The party leaders were seen roaming free on the roads, but nothing beat MPA Khawaja Izhar-ul-Hassan’s appearance on a motorbike. He later asked Senator Nasreen Jalil to sit behind him and took her for a brief ride as the crowd cheered. The participants chanted “Pakistan Zindabad” as men, women, and children walked past the palatial bungalows and luxurious flats of the Old Clifton area. The leaders also released a bunch of pigeons and white balloons in the air.

Addressing the crowd, the deputy convener of the MQM Rabita Committee, Farooq Sattar, said the people of Karachi had made history by appearing in such huge numbers.

The MQM leader said that the majority of the people living in Karachi were peace-loving and the huge success of the walk was a victory for them. “Only peace can guarantee advancement, and progress will in turn bring prosperity.”

Sattar pointed out that MQM leader Altaf Hussain had been warning about the gradual Talibanisation of Karachi since 2006. “Sadly, this has become a reality and terrorists have infiltrated the city to wreak havoc in the daily lives of the citizens.” Sattar termed the peace walk a referendum against every form of terrorism, religious extremism and sectarianism.

Hinting that the local government was the best way to secure the city, Sattar said to eradicate the curse of terrorism from the city, its citizens should be given the ownership of their respective areas so that they could play their role for safety.

“The MQM will volunteer for the establishment of peace-keeping committees comprising locals from various areas of the city.”

The MQM leader appealed to the government to come forth and facilitate the process.

Speaking to the crowd, Kamal said the citizens of were tired of reading news tickers on television about the death of people every hour of the day and as a result, poured onto the streets to call for an end to the spate of violence.

“Today, the Karachiites have come out to dispel the myth that they are a violent people.” The former city nazim observed that the people spreading terror in Karachi, which generated 70 percent revenue of Pakistan, were the enemies of the country.

“Those who want to disturb the peace and prosperity of Karachi are the real enemies of Pakistan as the country’s prosperity is linked to the prosperity of the city.”

He said the people of Karachi would counter the negative propaganda through peace and brotherhood.

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The University of Karachi (UOK) usually starts its annual examinations for BA/BSc, B.Com and MA/MSc exams in the month of December and July respectively. The university will probably issue its date sheet in November and June respectively a month before the exam commencement. Date sheet 2012 for BA/BSc, B.Com and MA/MSc exams examination and its regarding information would be available on the official website of University of Karachi.

Every year thousands of students apply for BA/BSc, B.Com and MA/MSc exams. Candidates can take BA exams as regular and private candidates while only regular candidates could be able to take BSc exams. Both private and regular candidates can apply for B.Com exams and private and regular candidates apply for MA exams and only regular candidates apply for MSc exams.

Dear students keep in touch with the following pages for more information about the BA/BSc, B.Com and MA/MSc exams Date Sheet 2012 of the Karachi University. We will publish the date sheet of BA/BSc, B.Com and MA/MSc exams examination UOK at the following respective page of the university as soon as board announces the date sheet

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