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Declaring an emergency in Karachi, Thatta, Badin, Sujawal and Tharparkar in response to Cyclone Nilofar, the Sindh government announced on Wednesday that government offices and educational institutions would remain closed in these ...
 
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Zeeshan Azmat
Karachi
Cyclone Nilofar is likely to test the capabilities of the Karachi’s authorities to their utmost as the Met department predicted on Wednesday that between 40mm and 50mm of rain was expected to lash the city late in the night or the early ...
 
 
News Desk
Karachi
In view of Cyclone Nilofar’s impending landfall, the Pakistan Navy has taken several steps to protect and assist the inhabitants of Sindh and Balochistan’s threatened areas, chief among these being the activation of all Emergency ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
Serious lapses in security arrangements for Muharram gatherings in District Central led to the grenade attack outside the Islamic Research Centre (IRC) on Tuesday night, claimed DIG West Capt (retd) Tahir Naveed while talking to The ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
A special monitoring cell has been established in Karachi to monitor the law and order situation during Muharram and to maintain coordination between senior police officials and the personnel on the ground.
The cell has been set up ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The Sindh Home Department has imposed a ban on pillion riding from November 2 to 4 (Muharram 8 to 10) in 10 districts of the province.
The districts where the ban will be in effect are Hyderabad, Sanghar, Khairpur, Sukkur and six ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The Majlis-e-Wahdat-e-Muslimeen (MWM) has strongly condemned the bomb attack on the Islamic Research Centre (IRC) near Aysha Manzil and demanded that Karachi should be handed over to the army till Muharram 10 as the Rangers and police ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The fast-approaching Cyclone Nilofar has forced the civil and local administrations to scurry around making arrangements to deal with heavy rainfall in the city.
Karachi Commissioner Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui and Karachi Metropolitan ...
 
 
Anil Datta
Karachi
The German-Pakistan Trade and Investment (GPTI), a forum to enhance trade and investment between both countries, was launched at the German consulate on Tuesday evening.
The forum comprises manufacturing and service companies from ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) seized a cargo on Wednesday at the Jinnah International Airport loaded with 6,250kg granular heroin worth Rs600 million.
The ANF officials said they conducted the raid after receiving a tip-off ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
An anti-terrorism court on Wednesday remanded three suspects to police custody till November 8 for their alleged involvement in attack at the Karachi airport.
Sarmad Siddiqui, Nadeem alias Burger and Asif Zaheer were produced before ...
 
 

Karachi
The Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s coordination committee has expressed its deep concern over the deaths of women and children due to scarcity of water, food and health facilities in Tharparkar.
In a statement issued on Wednesday, the ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The Sindh Madressatul Islam University (SMIU) distributed laptops among 19 students on Wednesday, provided by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) as part of the Prime Minister’s Laptop Scheme.
The acting vice-chancellor and ...
 
 

Karachi
A national mass spectrometry facility has been established at the Karachi University’s International Centre for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), the centre’s director Prof Dr Mohammed Iqbal Choudhary announced at a meeting held ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The passing out parade of 202 Aero Apprentices was held at the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) base in Korangi Creek on Wednesday.
Vice Chief of the Air Staff Air Marshal Sohail Gul Khan was the chief guest of the ceremony.
Khan while ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The K-Electric (KE) said on Wednesday that it was facilitating Majalis and processions to support the administration for maintaining law and order during the first 10 days of Muharram.
In case of technical faults, emergency ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The Majlis-e-Wahdat-e-Muslimeen (MWM) has denounced the K-Electric, WAPDA and HESCO for the power outages that have been badly affecting the Azadari programs of Muharram all over Sindh.
Alam Karbalai, Deputy Secretary General MWM ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The traffic police have notified alternate traffic arrangements during the mourning processions on Muharram 8, 9 and 10.
On Muharram 8, a mourning procession will proceed from Nishter Park to Hussainia Iranian Imambargah, Kharadar, ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The office of the Deputy Inspector General of Police (Traffic) has notified that it will be mandatory to get stickers to be displayed on the windscreens of the vehicles participating in the Muharram processions from Nishter Park to ...
 
 
Jamal Khurshid
Karachi
The Sindh High Court on Wednesday directed the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation and Bahria Town for measures within 24 hours to protect Sheri Ratneshwar Mahadev temple in Clifton area.
The direction came on a petition of Mukesh ...
 
 
Zeeshan Azmat
Karachi
There is a dire need for immediate precautionary measures to help the people in coastal areas of Sindh and Balochistan to cope with the impact of Cyclone Nilofar, the World Wide Fund for Nature-Pakistan (WWF) said on Wednesday. ...
 
 

Karachi
Prof Dr Abdul Rehman Memon of the Hamdard University was on Wednesday awarded the third prize in global university research at a ceremony held in the Moroccan capital, Rabat.
Dr Memon, who apart from his duties as a professor also ...
 
 

Karachi
Private School Management Association (PSMA) Chairman Sharafuz Zaman rejected the Board of Secondary Education Karachi’s (BSEK) decision on Wednesday to increase the fee for matriculation examinations, terming it ...
 
 
News Desk
Karachi
Imran Mir was one of the most respected figures in Pakistan’s advertising industry but, beyond that, he was also a uniquely original thinker and practitioner, said Syed Jawaid Iqbal, CEO and President of Corporate and Marketing ...