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Karachi
An anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Saturday issued death warrants for two murder convicts belonging to banned Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) for February 3.
Attaullah and Muhammad Azam had been convicted for killing Dr Ali Razi Peerani in ...
 
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M. Waqar Bhatti
Karachi
Three shopkeepers were killed in separate incidents in the city on Saturday night of which investigators believed that two were targeted on sectarian grounds
Armed men on a motorcycle first shot dead 35-years old Shabab Hussain when ...
 
 
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Karachi
An anti-terrorism court acquitted alleged notorious extortionist Waseem Beater on Saturday after no proof could be presented to substantiate the charges against him.
He had been charged with collecting huge sums of extortion money ...
 
 
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Karachi
If you want to register a complaint with the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) or make a suggestion, simply send a text message to the agency, the FIA Sindh director announced on Saturday.
Type “FIA” followed by your complaint or ...
 
 
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Karachi
The protesting paramedical staff of the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre boycotted the out-patient department for two hours on Saturday and stopped doctors from attending to patients. The paramedics were protesting against the ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The Objectives Resolution of 1949 bade farewell to the Quaid-e-Azam’s ideals of equality for all citizens and his principles of fair governance.
This was stated by IA Rehman while addressing the members of the Pakistan Institute of ...
 
 
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Karachi
The Sindh High Court held on Saturday that district and sessions judges lacked the jurisdiction to entertain and pass orders on public complaints in the capacity of the apex human rights director.
The order came on petition of a ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
Hansen’s disease, commonly known as leprosy, is yet to be eradicated from Pakistan, as 300 to 400 new cases are registered at the Marie Adelaide Leprosy Centre (MALC) every year; it is estimated that the disease would continue to exist ...
 
 

Karachi
“Be the custodians of ideological frontiers of the country and stick to basic principles of unity faith and discipline.”
Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah gave this advice to the passing out students at the 26th ...
 
 

Karachi
The US Consul General in Karachi Brian Heath on Saturday welcomed 400 new students who entered the US State Department’s English Access Microscholarship Programme.
In his welcome address, he said there were more than 1,200 access ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
Various trade union leaders have announced their full support to the Karachi Port Trust Employees Union in its struggle for restoration of son quota in the KPT.
Anti Nijkari Forum (ANF) President Raheel Iqbal, General Secretary ...
 
 
Zeeshan Azmat
Karachi
Having been born and bred in a country which has so far failed to keep intolerance in check, our society has by and large been devoid of a culture of healthy debates; consequently developing a practice of refusing to accept mistakes or ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah wants the federal government to buy 0.5 million tons of wheat from Sindh for export instead of 0.4 million and waive the condition of $4500 subsidy on each ton.
Qaim sought Opposition Leader ...
 
 

Karachi
The city administration on Saturday fined 33 shopkeepers Rs 71,000 for violating the officially-approved prices.
During the crackdown, 11 milk sellers, three fruit vendors, nine chicken meat and eight vegetable sellers were fined in ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The coordination committee of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has reiterated its demand to arrest Lal Masjid chief Moulana Abdul Aziz, claiming that the facility is a safe haven for suicide bombers and terrorists.
In a statement ...
 
 
Shamim Bano
Karachi
The Sindh United Party announced on Saturday that it would organise a farmers’ sit-in on the National Highway and Super Highway intersection in Jamshoro on January 27 in protest against the low sugarcane support price fixed by the ...
 
 

Karachi
The National Accountability Bureau Sindh director general has stressed for working together for the eradication of the menace of corruption from the society.
Colonel (retd) Naeem Siraj was addressing a seminar on ‘Freedom of ...
 
 

Karachi
The Karachi commissioner has allotted 8,255 acres for the K-IV water project and a notification has been issued in this regard, said a statement on Wednesday.
Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui said the project would meet the city’s water needs, ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The first part of the university’s mission statement-Enter to learn and go forth to serve-has been completed for the graduating students and the second part has started for them.
Vice Chancellor Sindh Madressatul Islam University ...
 
 
Anil Datta
Karachi
Teachers in Pakistan’s conditions today and in the near future have to recast their as a four-fold responsibility.
They have to be a transmitter of genuine knowledge; a catalyst to initiate progressive change within the minds of the ...