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Staging a rally outside the K-Electric’s head office in Defence on Sunday, the ruling Pakistan People’s Party warned that if the people of Sindh were not provided with electricity and gas within 15 days, it would be compelled to organise ...
 
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Tahir Hasan Khan
Karachi
Holding the K-Electric responsible for the water shortage in Karachi and criticising the poor performance of the city’s civic bodies, the provincial government formed a committee on Sunday that would ensure proper supply of water and ...
 
 
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Karachi
Four alleged terrorists associated with the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) were gunned down in two encounters with the law enforcement agencies (LEAs) on Sunday.
Besides, the LEAs arrested at least five suspects during a ...
 
 

Karachi
The Sindh government on Sunday decided to impose a ban on pillion riding yet again in Karachi as part of security measures for Eid-ul-Fitr.
The home department issued a notification stating that the ban would remain in effect until ...
 
 
Kamran Mansoor
Karachi
Two Rangers soldiers were gunned down in a firing incident in Landhi on Sunday. A minor girl was also killed in the incident.
According to details, two Rangers personnel, 30-year-old Sanaullah and 30-year-old Saif-ur-Rehman, were ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
Sindh is the most poorly governed province in the country where corrupt elements enjoy political patronage, a Pakistan Muslim League-Functional leader said on Sunday.
Imtiaz Ahmed Sheikh, PML-F MPA and the prime minister’s adviser, ...
 
 
Anil Datta
Karachi
Karachi which once enjoyed the reputation of being one of the two cleanest cities of the Sub-Continent (the other one being Bangalore) is fast losing that reputation with filth dumps multiplying. While even right into the mid-80s, the ...
 
 
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Karachi
A man committed suicide at his house in Brigade police limits.
Zubair, 20, hanged himself from a ceiling fan at his residence in Jet Lane after a quarrel with his parents. Police said the man was jobless and ended his life after a ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
As the Israeli aggression in Gaza continues and the casualties keep piling up, a team of doctors and paramedics from Pakistan that is all set to work in the war-ravaged area waits on Egypt to open its border crossing with the Palestinian ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
A man died and five more fell unconscious after consuming poisonous liquor in Azam Basti on Sunday.
The Mehmoodabad police identified the deceased as 30-year-old David and said the victims were regular drinkers who procured alcohol ...
 
 
Shamim Bano
Karachi
A monitoring committee should have been formed to oversee the ongoing operation in the city in order to keep the process transparent and even-handed, said Dr Farooq Sattar on Sunday.
Talking to The News, the Muttahida Qaumi Movement ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
It is an appreciable act that people from the legal fraternity have formed Noor Welfare Foundation (NWF) with an aim to protect human rights and use every effort for the uplift of the weak and marginalised, said a prominent human rights ...
 
 
Shamim Bano
Karachi
The Pakistan Railways has announced a 30 percent discount on all fares for the first two days of Eid-ul-Fitr. The waiver will not be applicable for advanced bookings made during the period, while those who have already reserved seats ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
A man died of electrocution in Jumma Goth, Gulshan-e-Iqbal on Saturday.
Police said Imran, 35, was electrocuted at his residence while trying to set up an illegal power connection using a ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
A man died in a road accident within the Sachal police limits on Sunday.
Mohammad Mian, 55, suffered fatal injuries when a speeding water tanker crashed into his motorcycle near Safoora Chowrangi. The driver, however, managed to ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
At least 98 members of the Shia community have died in target killings across Karachi during the past six months, including an advocate and a son-in-law of Allama Talib Jauhari.
This was disclosed to The News by Ali Ahmer, a spokesman ...
 
 

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EID GREETINGS!
Jameel Shakir says...
To my brothers and sisters in Islam:
Amid all the love and happiness surrounding everyone on Eid, let’s not forget the less fortunate families, who can barely manage to scrape two meals a ...