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Karachi
The Sindh chief minister has directed the Sindh police chief to ensure that foolproof security arrangements are made for polio vaccination teams, especially in Karachi.
Talking to a delegation that had called on him at the CM House ...
 
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Zaib Azkaar Hussain
Karachi
Special Public Prosecutor Abdul Maroof of the Anti-Terrorism Court-III has relocated to the US over security concerns. Maroof had suddenly left the country around 20 days ago.
He and two other prosecutors, Wahid Ansari and Altaf ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
Two alleged gangsters were killed in an encounter with the Anti-Violent Crime Cell (AVCC) and the Citizens-Police Liaison Committee (CPLC) in Malir’s Tariq Bin Ziad Colony on Wednesday.
According to the law enforcers, the suspects ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat (ASWJ) called off its sit-ins across the city till Friday after successful negotiations with Sindh government officials, a move that drew a sigh of relief from Karachi’s commuters.
For the second ...
 
 

Karachi
The bilateral exercise between Pakistani and Chinese naval forces concluded at the North Arabian Sea on Wednesday.
The first of the series of bilateral naval exercises provided a good opportunity to both the navies to learn from ...
 
 
Shahnawaz Akhter
Karachi
The Sindh IGP requested the federal and provincial governments on Wednesday to release the funds needed to buy bombproof vehicles for police officers and ensure that the operation against terrorists in Karachi and other parts of the ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
No organisation will be allowed to collect sacrificial hides going door to door, said the Sindh director general of the Pakistan Rangers on Wednesday.
Maj Gen Bilal Akbar was presiding over a meeting at the Rangers Sindh ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
Unabated violence in the city claimed the lives of five more people, including an activist of the Sunni Tehreek (ST), on Wednesday.
Hussain Qadri, 35, was outside his house in Godhra Muslim Colony, located in Sector 11J of New ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
Armed men lobbed a grenade at a police van near Civic Centre late Wednesday night.
According SSP East Pir Mohammed Shah, a police mobile of the Mohafiz Force was heading towards Civic Centre via the U-turn beneath Hassan Square ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
Alert security guards and bank staff prevented a robbery at a branch in Dhoraji on Wednesday.
Though one of the guards suffered a bullet wound, the robbers had to run away without taking cash from the facility.
Gulshan-e-Iqbal ...
 
 
News Desk
Karachi
The Sindh information and local governments minister has said that out of the 90 illegal hydrants operating in the city, 40 have been demolished and the remaining 50 will be razed soon.
Sharjeel Memon said this while briefing the ...
 
 

Karachi
The Sindh government has set up a District Regional Transport Authority (DRTA) in 24 districts of the province.
According to a notification issued by the Sindh Transport & Mass Transit Department on Wednesday, the Karachi ...
 
 
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Karachi
Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain has strongly condemned bomb attack on a private girls school at Tehsil Shabqadr in Charsada.
In a statement issued from London Secretariat on Wednesday, he expressed deep sorrow ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The Karachi Bar Association, the Malir Bar Association and other lawyers’ organisations boycotted court proceedings on Wednesday to protest against the kidnapping of Zulfiqar Ahmed Durrani, son of Sindh High Court Bar Association ...
 
 
Anil Datta
Karachi
The Consul-General of the Republic of Korea in Karachi, Chang-hee Lee, lauded Pakistan-Korea ties as warm and enduring at a dinner to celebrate the national day of Korea at a local hotel Wednesday evening.
“I am pleased to announce ...
 
 
Shamim Bano
Karachi
The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) will kick off its week-long anti-Nawaz referendum campaign to muster public support for “Go Nawaz Go” drive after Eid-ul-Azha.
PTI’s central leader Ashraf Qureshi told the media on Wednesday that ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
A 60-year-old woman died while her son was seriously injured in a road accident on Wednesday.
Mehrunissa was killed and her son was injured after their motorcycle was hit by a dumper in Sector 5 of Orangi Town. The truck driver, ...
 
 
News Desk
Karachi
The Oxford University Press has clarified that the word “gullo” does not currently qualify for inclusion in any Oxford Dictionary.
In a press release, Oxford University Press, Pakistan Managing Director Ameena Saiyid said: “The ...
 
 
Shahid Husain
Karachi
Speakers at a dialogue on drought situation in Kachho and Kohistan have urged the government to declare both the areas as drought-affected.
Organised by the Friends of Indus Forum and WWF’s Climate Change Adaptation Project in ...
 
 
Anil Datta
Karachi
True, the civil-military equation is a factor, but our greatest social malaise today is the stance of the country’s elite who invariably take cover under this equation, elite meaning the military, the bureaucracy and the capitalists. ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
Switzerland despite being a small state has the most successful political and electoral system in the world, boasted the Swiss consul general in Karachi on Wednesday.
Emil Wyss expressed these thoughts while delivering a lecture at ...
 
 

Karachi
The Sindh Parliamentary Affairs, Environment and Coastal Development Minister has sought the details of all agricultural, industrial and commercial units responsible for environmental pollution in the province.
Chairing a meeting ...
 
 
News Desk
Karachi
Dr Roland Besenval, who had founded the French Archaeological Mission in Makran, Balochistan in 1986 and was a former research director of the Archaeology of Central Asia, passed away on September 29 in Tajikistan.
Aurore Didier, ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The Sindh High Court (SHC) restrained on Wednesday the Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) vice-chancellor from taking major decisions regarding the varsity affairs.
The interim order came on a petition by Dr Shershah Syed, ...
 
 
Zeeshan Azmat
Karachi
This year, like all recent past ones, illegal cattle pens have once again sprouted up at most nooks and corners of the city. While the authorities’ failure in imposing their ban on such markets yet again is worthy of criticism on its ...
 
 

Karachi
The city administration would make special safety arrangements at the beaches of Karachi for Eid holidays, said Karachi Commissioner Shoaib Siddiqui at a meeting held on Wednesday.
Lifeguards, whistle blowers, ambulances as well as ...
 
 
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Karachi
All the divisional commissioners have been assigned to control their respective municipal committees/district councils and town committees in order to maintain financial discipline as well as efficient and transparent utilisation ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
Two robbers were lynched by citizens near UP Morr in New Karachi on Tuesday night.
Police said two men were robbing a car rental agency when shopkeepers and passers-by managed to overpower them. By the time the police reached there, ...
 
 

Karachi
The University of Karachi (KU) announced on Wednesday new dates for the BA, BSc and BDS papers cancelled on September 25.
According to the controller examinations, Dr Arshad Azmi, the papers for BA and BSc second year would be held ...