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Zeeshan Azmat
Karachi
After days of belated concern and frenetic precautionary efforts for the fast-approaching Cyclone Nilofar, there was encouraging news for the city’s civic administration on Thursday as met officials confirmed a significant reduction in ...
 
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our correspondent
Karachi
Unremitting gun violence across the city claimed the lives of five more people, including a police officer, on Thursday.
Forty-one-year-old Assistant Sub-Inspector Qalandar Bakhsh, who was posted at the Gulshan-e-Iqbal police ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
Renewed clashes between law enforcers and alleged gangsters in Lyari on Thursday left a Rangers soldier dead and another injured; two “gangsters”, including an alleged subordinate of a Lyari gang chief, Uzair Jan Baloch, were also ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) removed or tore over 600 billboards across the city on Thursday to minimise the potential damage of Cyclone Nilofar.
Teams of the municipal authority’s local taxes (advertisement) ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
Cyclone Nilofar’s impending arrival spurned the Sindh chief minister into action on Thursday evening as he conducted visits along Karachi’s coastal areas to review the precautionary measures being enforced.
Qaim Ali Shah met with ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
Unidentified motorcyclists hurled a cracker near an Imambargah in Block 4 of Gulistan-e-Jauhar on Thursday, leaving a man injured.
Police said two men hurled a cracker near a Sabeel close to the Wahdatul Muslimeen Imambargah in ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
A professor at the Dow University of Health Sciences, Dr Darshan Kumar, went missing on Thursday while travelling to work from his residence in Ibrahim Hyderi.
The family said Kumar did not reach the Ojha campus and could not be ...
 
 
M. Waqar Bhatti
Karachi
The Sindh police chief has said that 572 criminals, including robbers, terrorists and gangsters have been killed in encounters and 129 policemen have been martyred in Karachi since the launching of the operation last year on September ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
A major fire broke out in a warehouse of a departmental store in Federal B. Industrial Area, causing a loss of millions of rupees, on Thursday.
According to the Central Fire Station, the fire broke out at around 7:15am and ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
Qaim Ali Shah has assured the firm executing the Thar coal mining project that approval of tariff would be given within a week after advocate general’s review.
This chief minister Sindh was presiding over a meeting regarding ...
 
 
Zeeshan Azmat
Karachi
Civil society representatives and humanitarian experts have called for expedient early action to develop a food security plan and other policies to ensure the availability of food for the people living in rural areas, especially arid ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah while expressing his displeasure over the performance and output of the Sindh Cities Improvement Programme (SCIP), constituted a three-member committee on Thursday.
The committee was formed after a ...
 
 

Karachi
Around 6,217,980 children have been vaccinated against various diseases in Sindh.
Effective measures are being taken to eradicate polio and dengue in the province, Sindh Health and Food Minister Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar has ...
 
 
News Desk
Karachi
Leading cancer surgeons have stressed the need for early detection of breast cancers to lower the chances of cancer development.
The Ziauddin Hospital on Thursday organised a workshop to spread awareness regarding early detection of ...
 
 
News Desk
Karachi
The much-anticipated Bollywood comedy flick ‘The Shaukeens’ would be released across Pakistani cinemas on November 7.
A remake of Basu Chatterjee’s 1982 classic comedy film Shaukeen, starring Ashok Kumar, Utpal Dutt, AK Hangal, Rati ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The Sindh High Court on Thursday issued notices to the Ministry of Industries, Sindh Sugarcane Board and others on the petition of sugar mills owners, challenging the legality of Section 16 of the Sugar Factories Control Act-1950 ...
 
 
Shahid Husain
Karachi
As if we do not have enough of polio, diphtheria looms large as a bigger threat to our children, a paediatrician has warned.
“During the last fortnight four cases of strongly suspected cases of diphtheria have been brought to my ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Thursday issued notice to the additional IGP Karachi for explaining the court of the mechanism of Karachi operation.
The police officer was also told to explain the process of coordination between ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
An anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Thursday sentenced two gangsters to aggregated 50 years in prison after finding them guilty in police encounter, attempt to murder, possession of illegal weapons and explosive substance charges. ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
Dr Ishratul Ebad has directed the law enforcement agencies for provision of foolproof security to Muharram processions and Majalis.
The Sindh governor was chairing a meeting on Thursday for reviewing security arrangements made in ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) chief meteorologist for Sindh and Balochistan region, Muhammad Touseef Alam, would retire from service on November 1, the day when Cyclone Nilofar is expected to dissipate after converting ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
An unidentified man was killed in an accident near De Silva Town, North Nazimabad on Thursday.
The man, appearing to be in his mid 40s died after a reckless vehicle ran him over while he was crossing the road. His body was shifted ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
Death. The very word drums up fear and the ultimate futility of life. It conjures up images of helpless despair, eternal nothingness — call it what you will.
However, not all concepts or images of death are all that gloomy. The ...