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M. Waqar Bhatti
Karachi
A C-130 aircraft of the Pakistan Air Force will fly 23 out of the 35 girls rescued from illegal detention to Peshawar on Saturday (today) to reunite them with their families.
The girls, aged between four and 11 years, will be first ...
 
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Zaib Azkaar Hussain
Karachi
Two judicial magistrates granted bail to five accused allegedly involved in keeping 33 girls from Bajaur agency under illegal detention in Karachi.
Judicial Magistrate Central, Raj Kumari D Luhano, granted bail to seminary ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The bodies of a middle-aged couple who were stabbed to death were found stuffed in a deep freezer at their house in the Bagh-e-Malir area on Friday night.
Al-Falah police identified the victims as 40-year-old Syed Badar ul Hassan, a ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The chief minister has expressed his satisfaction over the performance of police and Rangers, particularly in Karachi.
Qaim Ali Shah held a meeting with IGP Ghulam Haider Jamali and Sindh Rangers DG Major General Bilal Akbar at the ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
Four suspected gangsters were killed in an encounter with Rangers in Gul Muhammad Lane area of Kalakot, Lyari on Friday morning.
The four men were identified as Junaid alias Burger 20, Murtaza Younous, 26, Abid Bux, 22, and Sagheer ...
 
 

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The police have acquired a stress analyser, which has proven to improve investigative capacities of the interrogators.
A session presided by Sindh IGP Ghulam Hyder Jamali was held on Friday for the orientation of the police ...
 
 
M. Waqar Bhatti
Karachi
Twenty-three hardened criminals, including gangsters, street criminals and dacoits, have been killed and 763 more suspects arrested during operations by the South Zone police this month, according to DIG South Abdul Khaliq Shaikh. ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) on Friday, announced support for the sit-in being staged by the Karachi Port trust (KPT) Employees Union for restoration of son-quota.
JI Karachi Chief Hafiz Naeem-ur-Rehman met with members of the Union, ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The SITE Association of Industries chairman, M Jawed Bilwani, on Friday expressed his dismay and disappointment over the unavailability of water to industries and appealed to the chief minister and the governor to immediately intervene ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The Sindh Home Department on Friday imposed a ban on use of Helicams and drone-mounted cameras at or within the surroundings of the Expo Centre Karachi, during the upcoming international arms exhibitions and display “IDEAS”.
The ...
 
 

Karachi
Two women died in a road accident in the city on Friday. Twenty-five-year-old Afiya, wife of Zeeshan, and 20-year-old Parveen, wife of Bhuta, died after a speeding vehicle ran them over near the Financial Trade Centre at Sharea Faisal. ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
A Saudi national studying dental education in Karachi has appealed to the Karachi police chief to provide him with protection after he was robbed twice this month by “highly educated, English-speaking robbers”. He said suspicious men ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The home department has extended the date for submitting applications for revalidation of manual weapon licenses and their conversion into computerised ones till May 19 next year.
In a handout issued on Friday, the home department ...
 
 

Karachi
The Karachi Office of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea hosted a Night of Friendship reception at Consul General Lee Chang hee’s residence here recently.
The event was organised in collaboration with the Pak-Korea Business and ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah said on Friday that the role of Sindh Public Service Commission has not been reduced and it would be strengthened further. "It is an autonomous body and the government never interferes in its ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
Pakistan’s civil society took part in various activities organised by different human, labour, women, minorities and Dalit rights’ organisations at the People’s Saarc Convergence held in Kathmandu prior to the 18th Saarc Summit. ...
 
 
News Desk
Karachi
The Ziauddin University and Cancer Hospital organised its first Oncology Nursing Conference with the purpose to enhance nurses’ knowledge regarding advances in healthcare, treatment and survival of individuals and populations with ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat (ASWJ) held a demonstration at Lasbela Chowk on Friday against the alleged arrests and target killings of its workers.
The participants of the rally shouted slogans against the police as well as the ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
As many as 19 students of the Sindh Madressatul Islam University (SMIU) participated in a declamation contest held at the university’s Shahnawaz Bhutto Auditorium on Friday.
Students of the Media Studies Department, Business ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
As many as 1,194 schoolteachers were appointed in Sindh on Friday.
Sindh Education Minister Nisar Ahmed Khuhro presented job letters to the newly appointed teachers at the NJV Government Boys Higher Secondary School.
He said ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
A police report regarding alleged blasphemous remarks by senior Pakistan People’s Party leader Khursheed Shah has cleared him of all charges and declared that his contentious statement was of a ‘political nature’.
The report, ...
 
 
Jamal Khurshid
Karachi
The Sindh High Court on Friday issued notices to Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, State Minister Mohammad Balighur Rehman, secretary interior, chairman National Database Registration Authority (Nadra) and others on a contempt ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The chief minister was informed on Friday that 12 of the 32 non-governmental organisations which had expressed their interest in running government-run hospitals had been shortlisted.
Qaim Ali Shah was presiding over a meeting to ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The National Accountability Bureau, Sindh has arrested an ex-operational manager of a state-owned bank on charges of misappropriating Rs78.4 million.
According to the bureau, Syed Salahuddin, a former manager at the ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
An alleged robber was gunned down by police in Buffer Zone on Friday.
Taimuria SHO Hamayun Khan said some robbers were looting citizens near Haroon Shopping Mall when a police team tried to arrest them.
The robbers fired ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
An anti-terrorism court (ATC) awarded life imprisonment to two men on Friday for kidnapping a trader for ransom.
Abdur Rehman and Ayub had kidnapped a trader, Taj Muhammad, on December 5, 2007 and demanded Rs 1.3 million as ransom ...