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The Sindh chief minister noted with concern on Monday that the federal government was still collecting revenue of several departments devolved to the province under the 18th constitutional amendment, and told the provincial authorities ...
 
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Karachi
The Sindh High Court issued notices to the defence and interior ministries, the Rangers and police chiefs and others on Monday on a petition challenging the illegal detention of Pasban’s general secretary and his son allegedly by law ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
An anti-terrorism court (ATC) issued a fresh black warrant for Shafqat Hussain for August 4.
Over confusion about this age, the federal government had earlier withdrawn several death warrants against Hussain, who was ...
 
 

Karachi
The Sindh Building Control Authority (SBCA) on Monday declared 288 buildings across the metropolis unsafe for living.
As per a statement issued, a list of potentially dangerous structures had been compiled by the Technical Committee ...
 
 
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Karachi
An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) on Monday allowed detained Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader, Qamar Mansoor, to avail medical treatment while in detention on his own expenses.
The counsel for Mansoor had earlier moved an ...
 
 
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Karachi
Amid stringent security measures, Chairman Pakistan People’s Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari visited the passport office in the Saddar area on Monday afternoon for the renewal of his passport.
Under VIP-level status, Bilawal went ...
 
 
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Karachi
The Sindh government led by Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and the main opposition party of the province, Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), resolved on Monday to set their differences aside and tackle with the rain aftermath.
Both ...
 
 
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Karachi
The Cantonment Board Clifton (CBC) has issued a warning to all beach-goers to be cautious of the Blue Bottle jellyfish, which increase in number around this time of the year.
A spokesman for the CBC said on Monday night that people ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The city experienced a shortfall of 126mgd of water after a 72-inch diameter pipeline burst owing to a sudden power breakdown which affected the pumping stations early Monday morning.
According to Karachi Water and Sewerage Board ...
 
 
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Karachi
Three militants of the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Swat (TTS) were arrested in a pre-dawn raid by the Baldia police in Saeedabad on Monday.
Baldia Division SP Ijaz Hashmi claimed the raid was conducted on a tip-off by an informant. ...
 
 
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Karachi
The Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) on Monday announced the establishment of a ‘Pak–China Medical Corridor’ following a conference held with the China Medical Association (CMA) in order to utilise the vast medical and economic ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), University of Karachi, has increased the scholarship funding for MPhil and PhD students from Rs14,000 to Rs16,000 and Rs16,000 to Rs30,000 respectively, Dr Syed ...
 
 

Karachi
Sindh Minister for Health Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar on Monday arranged a hearing for doctors who had remained absent from their duties.
He had summoned 35 doctors to appear before him. Only seven doctors showed up at the hearing. ...
 
 
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Karachi
The Controller of Examinations, University of Karachi, Professor Dr M. Arshad Azmi on Monday announced that the MA (External) Annual Examinations-2014 would commence from July 29.
Candidates unable to receive their admit cards until ...
 
 

Karachi
Sharmila Faruqui has approved a grant of Rs 200,000 for Asif Mehdi, son of the late legendary singer, Mehdi Hassan, as financial assistance for medical treatment. Rubia Asif, wife of Asif, received the cheque at the culture directorate ...
 
 
Jamal Khurshid
Karachi
The Sindh High Court on Monday took notice of the government’s failure to comply with its directives for conducting a survey of all schools from the point of view of their security, and told the chief secretary to submit a report within ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The Supreme Court on Monday appointed a former member of the Board of Revenue as an inquiry officer for conducting an inquiry into a structure constructed on 26,295 square yards near at a historical ladies club in Larkana.
The court ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
A 50-year-old man was murdered by his sons over a property dispute in Orangi Town on Monday.
The victim was identified as Nadeem Ahmed and was a resident of Chandani Road situated in Orangi Town no 11½.
Pakistan Bazaar SHO ...
 
 

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Sindh Governor Dr Ishrat-ul-Ebad Khan has summoned a session of the provincial assembly on August 7 issues pertaining to the extension of anti-terror powers and stay of Rangers are expected to come up in the sitting.
The session has ...
 
 
M Waqar Bhatti
Karachi
Though health officials all over Pakistan are unanimous that the prevalence of Hepatitis is a “national issue”, no authority, official or professional is aware of the actual number of patients, given the fact when Hepatitis B and C, ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
An anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Monday will hear 10 cases against former Sindh home minister Zulfiqar Mirza and his 105 companions on August 6.
The date of hearing was fixed when Mirza, with his supporting accused, appeared before ...