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Karachi
A day after Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah termed the recent actions of the National Accountability Bureau and the Federal Investigation Agency as invasion of provincial jurisdiction, he raised another issue — that of the extended ...
 
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Fasahat Mohiuddin
Karachi
Half the city plunged into darkness due to a major electricity breakdown triggered by the tripping of four units of the Bin Qasim power station on Tuesday night.
The breakdown affected 50 percent of the city’s grid stations, ...
 
 
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Karachi
Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain on Tuesday urged the Sindh chief minister, Qaim Ali Shah, and the Sindh Assembly to pass legislation stating that the province did not require the “oppressive” presence of Rangers ...
 
 
Jamal Khurshid
Karachi
The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Tuesday issued notices to the ministry of petroleum and Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) and others on a petition against the notification pertaining to a three-day closure of supply to CNG stations in ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The Sindh Home Department has imposed a ban on pillion riding in Karachi and Hyderabad for two days, July 8 and July 9 (today and tomorrow), under section 144 of the Pakistan Penal Code and a notification in this regard was issued on ...
 
 

Karachi
As a boy, Asif Patel would take apart toys and transistor radios, relying only on his sense of touch to rebuild them.
Having been robbed of his sight by a rare condition which meant he was born without eyes, Patel is now a renowned ...
 
 
Shahid Husain
Karachi
The Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) has demanded the resignation of the president of the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council over his being nominated as a suspect in the murder case of a young doctor.
PMA Secretary General Dr ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Tuesday took notice of the contemptuous remarks made by the manager of provincial hepatitis control and prevention program in his counter affidavit filed on the lawsuit of pharmaceutical firm pertaining to ...
 
 

In all honesty, Pakistan’s public education system is nothing short of an embarrassment, particularly quality wise. The outdated and defaced curricula or the archaic teaching methodology make for only the tip of the iceberg; the massive boulder of ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The District and Sessions Court (East) on Tuesday convicted a man accused of raping a minor girl and sentenced him to life in prison.
According to the prosecution, Tahir, a seminary student, had raped a six-year-old girl on October ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The Women Action Forum (WAF) on Tuesday extended its heartfelt and sincere condolences to the families and friends of over 1,332 people who lost their lives due to the heat wave in Sindh during the past one week.
In a statement ...
 
 

Karachi
Minister Health Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar has promoted 38 doctors from grade 19 to grade 20 on Tuesday.
As per a statement, Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar, said that promotion of doctors was a long standing issue which has been resolved. ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The Sindh police approved a proposal on Tuesday to establish a Special Branch Intelligence School.
The approval came at a high-level meeting chaired by Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ghulam Hyder Jamali at the Central Police ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Tuesday issued notices to the National Accountability Bureau, deputy attorney general and others on a petition filed by a businessman, seeking cancellation of proceedings initiated against him with regard ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
A man was gunned down near Gabol Park, Lyari, on Tuesday.
The police identified the victim as Muhammad Bukhsh, 35, and said he was killed by unidentified assailants riding a motorcycle who sprayed him with bullets when he was ...
 
 

Aseefa Zardari, daughter of former president Asif Zardari, visited Karachi Zoo on Tuesday to personally observe the conditions of the animals, following reports in the media about the adverse health of certain animals. She enquired from the zoo ...