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Zeeshan Azmat
Karachi
The whole of Karachi spent hours without power on Friday when two main transmission lines supplying electricity to the K-Electric’s generation system tripped within one and a half hours’ span of each other in the wee hours of the ...
 
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Karachi
Three people, including a builder, were killed in Karachi on Friday while two bullet-riddled bodies were also found.
In the first incident, unidentified armed men opened fire on a car near the old Sabzi Mandi on University Road in the ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The Sindh High Court on Friday appointed the SSP East as inquiry officer to investigate the arrest a Karachi University director, who was later released on bail, and submit a report by August 8.
The court was hearing the application ...
 
 
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Karachi
For the third time in the current month, a 72-inch diameter pipeline ruptured at the Dhabeji pumping station due to back pressure caused by an electricity failure in the early hours of Friday.
Two similar incidents had occurred on ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The Al-Quds Day, observed annually on the last Friday of Ramazan, was marked with massive rallies that proceeded across the city amid tight security by law enforcers.
The Majlis-e-Wahdat-e-Muslimeen (MWM) and the Shia Ulema Council ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
Three women and a man were injured in a gun attack on a bus carrying participants of an Al-Quds rally near the Baloch Colony Flyover on Sharea Faisal.
The bus was heading towards the Numaish area and came under attack near the Crown ...
 
 

Karachi
Sindh Minister for Health Dr Saghir Ahmed has sought urgent measures to facilitate rural women in taking advantage of safe and essential reproductive healthcare interventions.
Addressing a session organised on Thursday to review the ...
 
 
News Desk
Karachi
The Federal Ombudsman Secretariat has cleared the entire pendency of more than 100,000 public complaints and provided relief to above hundreds of thousands of families in a span of only nine months.
This was disclosed in a statement ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
Three suspected for target killings were remanded to Rangers custody by an anti-terrorism court on Thursday.
Imran alias Raja, Nadeem alias Repeater and Kamran Siraj were brought forth by Ranger’s officials before the court on ...
 
 

Karachi
The hepatitis control body has planned to launch a vaccination and awareness campaign across Sindh in phases after Eid-ul-Fitr.
Talking to PPI, the provincial manager of the Hepatitis Prevention and Control Programme said the major ...
 
 
News Desk
Karachi
The Sindh Minister for Local Government and Information Sharjeel Inam Memon while taking notice of the electricity breakdown at pumping stations of the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB) urged the K-Electric authorities to exempt ...
 
 

Karachi
Taking notice of public complaints and media reports, acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), Sindh, ordered to do away with the plain clothes special units working in all police stations.
Chairing a meeting on Thursday, acting IGP ...
 
 
News Desk
Karachi
Excise police arrested two men and seized a large quantity of illicit liquor during a raid on a factory on Abdul Isphahni Road near Sohrab Goth on Thursday. The authorities lodged an FIR against Mushtaq Ahmed and Shaheed Khan. ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) staged protests and collected aid for the people of Gaza outside different mosques of Karachi in an expression of solidarity with Palestinians on Friday.
The former city nazim, Naimatullah Khan, said a group ...
 
 
Zaib Azkaar Hussain
Karachi
A court has ordered quashing the provisions dealing with the premeditated murder charges against a Rangers’ personnel, Noor Rahim, who claimed he had mistakenly shot dead a citizen, Zeeshanuddin.
The order of the district and ...
 
 

Karachi
Around 357 shopkeepers have been jailed in the crackdown against profiteering and violations of officially approved price list on essential commodities so far this Ramazan.
This was announced by Commissioner Karachi Shoaib Ahmed ...
 
 
News Desk
Karachi
Altaf Hussain expressed his grief and sorrow over the deaths of 17-years-old pilot, Haris Suleman and his father Babar Suleman in an unfortunate plane crash on Tuesday.
The MQM chief appreciated the young pilot for undertaking an air ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
Girls outshined boys by bagging the top positions as well as twice as many A-1 grades in the matriculation exams results announced on Friday.
In the science group, as many as 8,703 (9.2 percent) students got through with the A-1 ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The Karachi commissioner has instructed the K-Electric to immediately disconnect power supply to any residential or commercial units providing electricity to the encroachers.
Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui ordered this on Thursday while ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The city administration has urged transporters to stop using substandard CNG cylinders on public transport and warned fueling stations not to cater to such vehicles.
In a statement issued on Friday, the commissioner of Karachi, Shoaib ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
Sindh Chief Secretary Sajjad Saleem Hotiana has said all-out efforts would be undertaken to maintain law and order and peace on the occasion of Eidul Fitr.
He was presiding a meeting at the Sindh Secretariat Karachi on Friday on the ...
 
 

Karachi
The Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s (MQM’s) Rabita Committee has strongly condemned the tragic incident in Gujrat where the hands of a 10-year-old girl Tabassum were cut off on the order of a person named Chaudhry Mustafa over a petty ...
 
 

Karachi
The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari has directed party workers to spend Eid-ul-Fitr with families of soldiers participating in operation Zarb-e-Azb and the internally displaced-persons.
In a statement ...
 
 

Karachi
Governor Sindh Dr Ishratul Ebad distributed cheques to widows, parents of children affected by deadly diseases and financially distressed persons on Friday.
Khan said the government would fully assist the deserving people of the ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
A 25-year-old man drowned at sea in Boat Basin on Friday, police said.
Waqas Abdul Qayyum drowned after he was swept away by a high tide.
His body was fished out and taken to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre for medico-legal ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) would ensure advance payment of salaries and pensions to all its employees and those of KDA Wing before Eid-ul-Fitr.
In a directive to his finance department on Thursday, the KMC ...
 
 
Anil Datta
Karachi
The VM Art Gallery at the Rangoonwala Hall is currently host to a photography exhibition that is quite unique.
While there are some really intricate masterpieces, the photographs – all featuring biological objects like flowers, seeds, ...