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M. Waqar Bhatti
Karachi
Despite an ongoing crackdown against the smuggling and illegal sale of Iranian POL products, the business is still thriving in Karachi, where the commodities are being sold on roadsides.
Law enforcement agencies of Karachi and ...
 
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Karachi
The Sindh High Court on Thursday turned down the federal government’s request to recall an interim stay order that stopped the ad-hoc managing committee of the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) from functioning.
The committee ...
 
 
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Karachi
Three robbers were killed in two shootouts with police in different areas of the city.
Two unidentified robbers were killed when a police party of the Peerbabad police station caught them red-handed while they were mugging some ...
 
 
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Karachi
Two men were killed and one injured in gun attacks in the city on Thursday.
Unidentified assailants shot and injured two men, including the owner of a hardware shop, near the Agha Juice Centre in Nazimabad No 1.
A Rizvia police ...
 
 
Shahid Husain
Karachi
Government officials, environmental experts and other stakeholders agreed upon and gave suggestions on a policy draft on sustainable fishing prepared by the Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum (PFF) on Thursday.
They were speaking at the end ...
 
 
Zeeshan Azmat
Karachi
By concentrating on a number of gas-related projects the federal government was determined to resolve the issues being faced by Balochistan and remove the sense of deprivation in its people, said the minister of state for petroleum and ...
 
 
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Karachi
The Federal Anti-corruption Court, headed by Muhammad Azeem, rejected the bail applications of three accused involved in the Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) fraud case on Thursday.
Mehmood Rangoonwala, Yousuf ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
Youngsters from the troubled town of Lyari presented a theatre based on the recent attack at the Jhatpat Market at the “Talent of Lyari” jointly organised by Karachi Youth Initiative and Empowerment thru Creative Integration on ...
 
 
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Karachi
The In-charge Vigilance Team of Chief Minister, Engineer Nazir Ahmed Chakrani, has said that more than 550 students had been caught red-handed while cheating in the examinations of Secondary School Certificate and their copies were ...
 
 

Karachi
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has urged the World Heritage Committee of Unesco to speed up work for declaring 18 more heritage sites in Pakistan world heritage sites to preserve the rich cultural heritage of humanity.
On the eve of World ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
A young man committed suicide by jumping off the Quaidabad bridge on Thursday.
The unidentified man, who looked to be around 25 years old, jumped to his death in front of several onlookers. The witnesses informed the police, which ...
 
 
Anil Datta
Karachi
We humans, all of us, have an ingrained divine element, an element an overwhelming number of us may not be aware of, but it is there.
In the present-day materialistic and physical world, where all that matters is what comes to us ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
Hundreds of cases remain unattended due to the closure of courts either because of protest strikes by the lawyers or shortage of judges and non-production of under trial prisoners by the police.
A survey conducted by The News on ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The K-Electric has announced the launch of a scheme to provide low-cost meters on easy instalments to underprivileged residents of Syed Village, who have been living off illegal connections till now.
“KE has been aggressively trying ...
 
 

Karachi
The divisional and district administrations in the city fined 82 shopkeepers a total of Rs164,500 for selling commodities at increased prices in violation of the official price list.
According to a statement issued by the ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah directed Karachi Commissioner Shoaib Ahmad Siddiqui on Thursday to immediately take measures for removing the hurdles that were creating a delay in the construction of the Malir No 15 and Malir ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) has announced it will observe a day of protest all over Sindh on Friday (today), and warned the provincial government not to touch the madrassas or get ready for dire consequences.
Addressing a ...
 
 
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Karachi
The Sindh High Court (SHC) directed the chief secretary and the irrigation secretary on Wednesday to complete a project at Murad Khan’s embankment of the Hub River within two months.
The direction came during a hearing on a petition ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The recent meeting between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and former president Asif Ali Zardari will steer the country out of the present political turmoil and prove to be a confidence-building measure between the ruling and opposition ...
 
 

Karachi
The traffic police vigilance team claimed to have arrested on Thursday a driving licence agent at the Korangi driving licence office and filed a case against him.
The traffic police spokesperson said Zulfiqar Ali was booked under ...