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M. Waqar Bhatti
Karachi
A prominent educator who was serving as dean of University of Karachi (KU)’s Department of Islamic Studies was gunned down in a brazen attack on University Road on Thursday morning.
Prof Dr Muhammad Shakil Auj, 54, suffered a bullet ...
 
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our correspondent
Karachi
The Sindh government as released Rs2 billion for purchasing weapons, ammunition, armoured personnel carriers, vehicles and other protective gear for police force to help them escalate the ongoing crackdown against criminals in the ...
 
 
Jamal Khurshid
Karachi
The Sindh High Court has taken notice of a report regarding outbreak of hepatitis and other contagious diseases at Hyderabad jail.
According to the report, threat of epidemic was looming at Hyderabad prison as around eight percent ...
 
 
Shamim Bano
Karachi
Overjoyed by the response from Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) supporters in Karachi during the past month in their expressions of support to Imran Khan’s cause of ridding the country of its “corrupt mafia-like rulers” and expose ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The poliovirus claimed the life of a two-year-old girl in Karachi on Thursday while another child was tested positive for the crippling disease.
The latest cases take the total number of polio victims in Sindh to 14 with 13 in ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
Three people, including a taxi driver, were killed in separate incidents of violence in the city on Thursday.
A gangster killed a rival near the Niazi Chowk in Kalri, Lyari.
Police said 25-year-old Muhammad Ibrahim was affiliated ...
 
 

Karachi
Major-General Bilal Akbar took charge as the director-general Rangers in Sindh on Thursday, according to the spokesman of the paramilitary agency.
He said Major General Bilal Akbar assumed office as the 12th DG Rangers during a ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
In a bid to weed out ghost employees from local bodies and water boards, Sindh Local Government Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon has decided to change the salary payment procedure for these departments.
Presiding over a meeting of the ...
 
 
Shoukat Iqbal Khattak
Karachi
Individual Land Pakistan (IL-Pakistan), a research-based advocacy group, on Thursday organised another of its ‘Listening Sessions’ on stories of Lyari’s people and the exceptional ways in which they have been dealing with the effects ...
 
 

Karachi
The DIGs of South and East Zones, along with the Forensic Division AIG and the CIA DIG, will work together on the planning for a modern forensics laboratory in Karachi that would include DNA-testing facilities.
This was decided by ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The task force of Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) conducted a raid in Hassan Ali Panwar Goth, off the National Highway, and disconnected 2,200 gas connections in the area, said the company's spokesperson on Thursday.
He said a raid ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The main cattle market, set up on around 65 acres near Sohrab Goth on Super Highway, will start business from Friday (today).
All goats and camels which were temporarily given space at the cow section would also be shifted to the ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Dealers Association demanded of the government to take them on board with regard to the import of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) in the region.
This was stated by the chairman CNG dealers association ...
 
 
our orrespondent
Karachi
The Sindh chief secretary has sought a comprehensive progress report on the ongoing and new development schemes within three days.
Chairing a meeting on Thursday, Sajjad Saleem Hotiana stressed for timely completion of the ...
 
 

KARACHI: Two Trailblazer Ceremonies were held in Karachi simultaneously in recognition of the achievements of Beaconhouse students in various fields. Teachers, students, proud parents and chief guests attended the two ceremonies to mark the ...
 
 

Karachi
Karachi not only needs an updated virology laboratory but also an efficient approach to prevent fast emerging viral infections ranging from hepatitis A and E, dengue, Naegleria Congo fever and Congo hemorrhagic fever.
These views ...
 
 

Karachi
The Young Doctors Association of the National Institute of Child Health (NICH) staged a protest demonstration outside the Karachi Press Club on Thursday against the non-payment of their three-month salaries.
The protesters were ...
 
 

Karachi
In a crackdown against profiteers on Thursday, 75 shopkeepers were fined Rs133,000 while five others were jailed.
Those selling commodities against the official prices included 41 milkmen, 13 vegetable sellers, five fruit sellers and ...
 
 
Jamal Khurshid
Karachi
The Sindh High Court (SHC) has issued a notice to the deputy attorney general on a petition seeking registration of a case against the theft of the original document of the 1973 Constitution.
The court observed that in the first ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
A judicial magistrate sent a murder suspect, Ismail Mansoori, to the prison on judicial remand on Thursday.
A case for murder had been registered against Mansoori at the Samanabad police station by the victim's brother, Syed Waqar ...
 
 

Karachi
All out efforts to ensure security at the Quaid-e-Azam’s mausoleum would be made in order to make the premises accessible for visitors, informed Commissioner Karachi Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui on Thursday.
Public entry at the mausoleum ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
Sharjeel Memon has said that major successes had been achieved in the Karachi operation due to the resolve of the Sindh government and the free hand given by it to the law enforcing agencies.
The Sindh information and local ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
A two-headed boy born on September 17 at a private hospital in Karachi died on Thursday at the National Institute of Child Health (NICH) after developing complications in his respiratory system.
Doctors at the NICH said 38-year-old ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
Basic education is imperative to the economy for growth, stated Haris Gazdar while delivering a lecture at the Habib University, titled, “The Individual or the Collective: Querying Assumptions about the Literacy Gap”.
“Education ...