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Karachi
A senior Sindh High Court lawyer who was representing the families of several missing activists of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) was shot dead in Korangi on Wednesday.
The murder sparked a strong protest from MQM chief Altaf ...
 
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Karachi
MQM chief Altaf Hussain said in a statement issued by the party’s London Secretariat that Bukhari was actively pursuing many cases of missing activists of his party.
He wondered if a serious inquiry would be conducted into the senior ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The latest wave of sectarian killings continued in the city on Wednesday with a senior leader of the Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat (ASWJ), his driver and a Bohra community member falling prey to attacks.
Forty-year-old Dr Fayyaz, general ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The elections for the seven Senate general seats of Sindh will be held at the provincial assembly building on Thursday (today).
Eight candidates have been in run for the seven seats including five of the ruling Pakistan People’s ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
An anti-terrorism court on Wednesday upheld the Sindh High Court’s order of staying the execution of two death row prisoners till March 6 and granted the families a day’s time to submit a legal document as proof of the pardon granted to ...
 
 
Azeem Samar
Karachi
The proceedings of the provincial assembly on Wednesday were apparently deliberately prolonged to allow a newly returned Pakistan People’s Party candidate to take oath as an MPA so that the ruling party could further increase its ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The stress of squeezing in a candidate just before the senate election seemed to have gotten the better of two key players of the treasury benches, provincial ministers Sharjeel Memon and Manzoor Wassan, who while addressing the House ...
 
 
Zeeshan Azmat
Karachi
The rules for regulation of finances, recruitment and accreditation of the Sindh Higher Education Commission will be finalised within a week, said the chief minister Qaim Ali Shah while presiding over the commission’s first meeting on ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Tuesday directed the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to file comments on restraining the Karachi Port Trust from paying an outstanding payment of over Rs60 million to a Chinese firm.
Petitioner, ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The Karachi Metropolitan Corporation seized 23 vehicles illegally parked outside showrooms along the New MA Jinnah Road on Wednesday but later released all of them after the showroom owners promised not to violate the law again.
The ...
 
 

Karachi
Residents of Lyari staged a demonstration outside the Sindh Assembly building on Wednesday against an increase in extortion cases as well as the deteriorating law and order situation in the area.
Protestors led by Haji Jaleel Rehmani ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
An alleged bandit was killed in an encounter with the police on the National Highway on Wednesday.
According to Memon Goth police, a raid was carried at a house, situated near the link road on the National Highway. The men opened fire ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
Chris Reilly, a senior official of Scotland’s international development agency, and Sindh Madressatul Islam University Vice Chancellor Dr Muhammad Ali Shaikh on Wednesday discussed matters relating to promotion of education in Sindh and ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
Sindh Education Minister Nisar Ahmed Khuhro on Wednesday issued appointment and offer letters to primary and junior school teachers in Karachi, announced a Reform Support Unit spokesperson.
During a ceremony held at the NJV High ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Karachi chief Hafiz Naeem-ur-Rehman has demanded of the federal government and finance ministry to ensure the implementation of the Employees’ Old-Age Benefits Institution’s pension scale for retired ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
Sunni Tehreek chief Muhammed Sarwat Ejaz Qadri has said the apex committee constituted by the government must be given full powers and complete independence to ensure peace in Karachi.
Speaking alongside All Karachi Tajir Ittehad ...
 
 

Karachi
KU has announced new dates for the papers which were canceled on January 29, 30 and 31.
According to a statement issued on Wednesday, the BA part two paper of January 29 will be held on March 7, BA part one paper of January 30 will ...
 
 
M. Waqar Bhatti
Karachi
The Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) on Wednesday vehemently criticised the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) for “harassing” doctors by claiming that the council was creating hurdles in the registration of fresh ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The vascular surgery and isolation ward of the Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) has been non-functional for over two years due to unavailability of a surgeon; officials of the health department informed the Sindh High Court on ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
Two people were killed in as many hit-and-run accidents on Wednesday, police said.
Islam Baig, 50, died after being run over by a vehicle outside the Aga Khan Hospital. The man was crossing the road when he met with the ...
 
 

Karachi
Fifty-two shopkeepers were fined and a total of Rs124,500 in fines was taken from them in the latest crackdown on Wednesday.
The areas where action was taken were Liaquatabad, Gulberg, Nazimabad, North Nazimabad, New Karachi, Murad ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The ANF on Wednesday claimed to have recovered nearly 5,000 kilograms of hashish concealed in boxes of brinjals from a shipment at New Sabzi Mandi. ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
Teachers can bring a sustainable peace to conflict areas by teaching their students a new subject: peace-building, a process that prevents the recurrence of violence by addressing root causes. This cannot be addressed without good ...