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Shamim Bano
Karachi
Ten Shia organisations announced on Monday that they were supporting the Muttahida Qaumi Movement in the upcoming NA-246 by-polls on April 23 and appealed to community members to vote for its candidate, Kunwar Naveed Jamil.
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Zia Ur Rehman
Karachi
The leaders of the three key political parties in race for the NA-246 by-polls on April 23 have been trying to woo sectarian religio-political groups and neighbourhood-based religious associations at mosques, imambargahs and madrassas ...
 
 
Tehmina Qureshi
Karachi
Imagine going to jail for sending emails and posting pictures of friends and family without obtaining their ‘permission’.
Retweeting a meme you thought was funny. Making a critical comment on the cyber space about a deal made by a ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
A number of groups working on digital and human rights signed a joint document on Monday pertaining to their reservations over drafting of the PEC 2015 and its problematic clauses.
The document, signed by ARTICLE 19, Human Rights ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The Sindh Rangers have asked the people of Karachi to keep their original identity cards with them at all times.
In a statement issued on Monday, the paramilitary force has asked the citizens of Karachi to keep their original ...
 
 
Fasahat Moiuddin
Karachi
If the government can verify 70 million SIMs through biometric system then it can also do the same for about 200,000 voters of NA-246.
This was stated by the chief of Jamat-e-Islami (JI), Senator Siraj-ul-Haq, while addressing a ...
 
 
Jamal Khurshid
Karachi
The Sindh High Court directed the federal government on Monday to provide an explanation with supporting material as to why the names of Baloch activists Mama Abdul Qadeer and Farzana Majeed had been placed on the exit control ...
 
 

Karachi
The under construction fishermen colonies at Keenjhar, Manchhar and Badin costing Rs482 million will be completed soon.
Each colony has 100 housing units, comprising two-rooms, corridor and a courtyard, community centre, mosque, ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The Sindh chief minister on Monday handed out cheques worth Rs500,000 to four bereaved families of the victims who had passed away in an explosion in Incholi, Block 17 of FB Area, two years ago.
On November 22, 2013, two powerful ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
High Commissioner of India Dr T C A Raghavan called on Higher Education Commission Chairman Dr Mukhtar Ahmed at HEC Secretariat on Monday and discussed South Asian University (SAU) issues.
The diplomat also invited the HEC chief to ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
High Commissioner of India Dr T C A Raghavan called on Higher Education Commission Chairman Dr Mukhtar Ahmed at HEC Secretariat on Monday and discussed South Asian University (SAU) issues.
The diplomat also invited the HEC chief to ...
 
 
News Desk
Karachi
In the wake of Saudi airstrikes in Yemen, the Anti-War Alliance comprising various parties and groups organised a protest on Saturday at the Karachi Press Club to demand immediate withdrawal of the Saudi-led coalition forces from ...
 
 

Karachi
The health department of the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) has started installing 35 dialysis machines in its three hospitals and will complete this work by June 30, sources at the KMC told PPI on Monday.
They said the KMC ...
 
 
M. Waqar Bhatti
Karachi
According to Additional IG Karachi Ghulam Qadir Thebo, the next three months will make or break the ongoing crackdown against militancy and crime in the city.
“We have reports that after losing scores of their comrades and leaders at ...
 
 

Karachi
The Sindh IGP Ghulam Haider Jamali on Monday announced a reward worth Rs500,000 and a certificate of appreciation for the police team which had engaged in an armed encounter and busted a gang of robbers within the remit of Sehwan police ...
 
 
our correspondents
Karachi
The Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) Jamil Ahmed of South Range police late on Monday night suspended the SHOs of Mithadar and Docks police stations for providing fake certification of shutting down drug and gambling dens in the ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
An anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Monday sent 11 workers of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement on a 14-day judicial remand in cases of targeted attacks, possession of illegal weapons and explosive materials.
The suspects, arrested in a raid ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The Sindh police has formed a three-member inquiry committee to probe the custodial death of Sunni Ittehad Council member, Tariq Mehboob.
As per a notification issued by the Additional IGP’s office on Monday, the committee would ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The Awami National Party (ANP) on Monday announced to commemorate the second death anniversary of its senior member Sadiq Zaman Khattak on May 3.
Khattak, who was party candidate from NA-254, Korangi, was killed along with his ...