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Karachi
Sindh’s share from the federal divisible pool must be gradually increased from the existing 57.5 percent to 60 percent as committed in the 7th National Finance Commission (NFC) award.
This recommendation to the federal government ...
 
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Azeem Samar
Karachi
The lawmakers of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) walked out from the Sindh Assembly on Monday when they were not allowed to talk about the “hostility” the party faced while electioneering for the by-election in NA-246.
On the other ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
An anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Monday refused to accept the Mach jail administration’s request, sent through fax, to fix an execution date for death row prisoner Saulat Mirza. The court observed that it would only entertain a letter ...
 
 
M Waqar Bhatti
Karachi
The officials of Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC), including its chairman, finally listened to the complaints of citizens and civil society representatives about the construction of two nuclear power plants along the city’s coast ...
 
 
Salis bin Perwaiz
Karachi
Security has been beefed up at important installations, including at the Sindh Assembly, in Karachi, days after a letter issued by the National Crisis Management Cell (NCMC) warned of terrorist attacks.
The letter addressed to the ...
 
 
Zeeshan Azmat
Karachi
The first phase of Higher Secondary School Certificate Annual Examinations-2015 will start from Tuesday (today).
The Board of Secondary Education Karachi would conduct papers in morning and afternoon shifts till May 20.
As many ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
City Commissioner Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqi has urged the Karachi Water and
Sewerage Board chief Qutubuddin Sheikh to work on a strategy to address the city’s crippling water shortage at the earliest.
In the meeting held earlier this ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
A young man and an elderly woman were killed in separate road accidents on Monday.
Sadiq Hussain Khan, 26, was killed and his cousin, Muhammad Khan, was injured when a speeding water tanker collided with their car near Dalmia Road. ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
Pakistan People’s Party ministers and Sindh Assembly members on Monday expressed serious reservations over the remarks passed by estranged party leader Zulfiqar Mirza against Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari, and warned that if he again ...
 
 

Karachi
The city commissioner has announced to celebrate the ‘Karachi Day’ on the second Sunday of March every year.
An agreement was also signed between the city administration and the I AM Karachi in this regard.
Shoaib Siddiqui said ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
According to estimates of the past three years, the overall crime rate in the city had considerably minimized since the operation was launched, opined Citizens Police Liaison Committee (CPLC) chief Ahmed Chinoy on Monday.
Addressing a ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
A glass warehouse in Lasbela caught fire due to an apparent short circuit, said an official of the Central Fire Station on Monday. Seven fire engines of the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation managed to put the fire off after six hours. ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The Greenwich University organised a dinner in honour of Prof Dr A Q Mughal, who has been conferred with Sitara-e-Imtiaz in the field of academics and research.
Higher Education Commission Chairman Prof Dr Mukhtar Ahmed was the chief ...
 
 
Jamal Khurshid
Karachi
The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Monday issued show- cause notices to the home secretary and the police chief for disobeying its directives for providing security to the complainant and witnesses in the Suleman Lashari murder case.
The ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The Sindh High Court on Monday granted bail to a former Sindh Rangers’ inspector in a kidnapping for ransom case.
Former paramilitary soldier Riaz Sarwar, along with another soldier, Sher Afsar, was charged with kidnapping four ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
Senior journalists on Monday expressed serious apprehensions over the proposed Prevention of Cybercrime Bill (PECB) 2015, to be tabled soon in the National Assembly for approval, terming it a blatant violation of fundamental human and ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
Four members, including a commander of the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Swat (TTS), were gunned down during a shootout in Sohrab Goth on Monday.
District Malir Senior Superintendent Police (SSP) Rao Anwaar said the operation was ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
Three people, including a woman and a young boy, were gunned down in separate incidents on Monday.
According to Quaidabad SDPO Rao Mohammad Iqbal, 12-year-old Bilal Gul was shot dead in Muzaffarabad Colony, Landhi, outside his house ...