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Four suspected Taliban militants involved in kidnapping for ransom and funding terrorist activities were killed in an encounter in Sachal Goth on Monday.
A police team had raided a hideout near Raheem Villas off Super Highway when ...
 
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Sidrah Roghay
Karachi
Horns are blaring. Vehicles are drifting forward. Food vendors have lined the footpaths with plastic chairs for catering to the growing customers. Men, women and children have flooded the roads. It is 1am. And life at Tariq Road has just ...
 
 
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Karachi
There will be no power cuts in entire Karachi for a week beginning from Monday.
The K-Electric announced the power utility would not intentionally shut down power from July 28 to August 4 in an area spread over 6,500 square kilometres ...
 
 

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The inspector general of Sindh police ordered extensive security measures, including the deployment of 16,000 personnel, for effective policing during the Eid holidays.
Ghulam Hyder Jamali, accompanied by senior officers, visited ...
 
 
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Karachi
A Muttahida Qaumi Movement worker was gunned down near Bangla Bazaar in Sector 15-A in Orangi Town.
Salahuddin, 32, came under attack when he was returning home after offering Fajr prayers.
In SITE, 40-year-old Sajid Ghulam died ...
 
 
Shamim Bano
Karachi
Shah Mehmood Qureshi is expected to lead the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s caravan from Karachi to Islamabad for the planned August 14 protest rally against the alleged rigging in the 2013 elections.
About 70,000 people, including a ...
 
 
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Karachi
Shahid Sajjad, one of the leading and internationally acclaimed sculptors of Pakistan, breathed his last here on Monday morning.
He had been battling cancer for almost a year.
Sajjad, whose career began with a job in an advertising ...
 
 
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Karachi
A 38-year-old man, Yasin Allauddin, was killed by armed men who barged into his house in Sector 32-A in Korangi and shot him multiple times before fleeing.
Korangi SHO Amin Marri said the victim was a tailor and the father of five. ...
 
 
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Karachi
An emergency operations centre has been set up at the Chief Minister’s House for the eradication of polio.
The centre, set up by Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah, will provide an effective platform for the fulfilment of vital and basic ...
 
 
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Karachi
The Sindh High Court has issued notices to the AIG Karachi police, DIG Hyderabad Sanaullah Abbasi and the SSP East and others on a petition against illegal detention of two men by the police.
Petitioner Umair Bashir had submitted ...
 
 
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Karachi
Defending its performance in response to the Pakistan People’s Party’s criticism, the K-Electric said on Monday it had fared far better than other power companies in the country.
“Karachi is the only city where all export zones are ...
 
 
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Karachi
The timings for the Eid-ul-Fitr prayers in the city are as follows:
Nishtar Park – 9:30am; Nazimabad No. 3 Eidgah – 8:30am; Kanzul Iman Masjid – 7:00am; Darul Uloom Korangi – 7:00am; T Ground, Federal B Area – 8:15am;
Memon ...
 
 
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Karachi
Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah ordered an inquiry into fresh recruitments in provincial departments and organisations despite a ban on new appointments.
In a statement issued on Monday, the CM spokesman said strict action ...
 
 
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Karachi
An alleged extortionist, who had suffered bullet injuries in an encounter with police before his arrest last week, has been remanded by an anti-terrorism court (ATC) to police with the directive that he should be provided with due ...
 
 

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The Sindh government would ensure selection of qualified doctors, surgeons, nurses and paramedics on merit for vacant posts in the public sector.
This was stated by Health Minister Dr Saghir Ahmed while talking to the media during the ...
 
 
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Karachi
Leaders of Majlis-e-Wahdat-e-Muslimeen, Sunni Tehreek, Pakistan Muslim League-Functional leader and the Sindh Assembly speaker expressed grief over the death of the health reporter of Daily Jang Karachi, Shabana Shafiq, on Monday.
The ...
 
 

TAIPEI: Taiwan´s first lady will resume a rare visit to Japan which was postponed after a diplomatic row over posters for an exhibition of loaned treasured artefacts, officials said on Monday.
Chow Mei-ching, wife of President Ma Ying-jeou, was ...