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M. Waqar Bhatti
Karachi
A three-day special polio vaccination campaign in Karachi was adversely affected by the killing of four polio workers in Quetta, as the drive in the city concluded on Wednesday leaving up to 19,000 children unvaccinated.
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Zaib Azkaar Hussain
Karachi
An anti-terrorism court on Wednesday rejected all pleas of the five accused in murder of Suleman Lashari against status of the case and fixed December 4 for framing charges against them.
The case has now taken a drastic turn on part ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
Two more people have fallen victim to Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF) in Karachi, bringing this year’s death toll due to the tick-borne viral disease to six in the city, said health officials on Wednesday.
Abdul Majid, 47, a ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
Five men robbed a bank on Shah Turab-ul-Haq Road in Block-N of North Nazimabad on Wednesday making off with Rs1 million and its security guards’ weapons.
Police said five men arrived at a survey branch of the Allied Bank Limited and ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The home department imposed on Wednesday a ban on private security guards wearing black uniforms which resemble those of policemen.
In a press release, it said the ban had been imposed on wearing of uniform by private guards ...
 
 
Syed Arfeen
Karachi
The failed jailbreak plot at the Karachi Central Jail was hatched by Al-Qaeda and Ansar-ul-Aseer, and was funded by foreign entities, a high-level intelligence source revealed to The News.
The plan was foiled on the night between ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The head constable of the Mominabad police station was gunned down in a targeted attack near his residence in Orangi Town on Wednesday.
Ameer Khan, 45, was shot dead by three men riding a motorcycle while he was standing outside his ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
A security guard died after his weapon accidentally went off in a factory near Ghaghar Phatak on Wednesday.
Steel Town police said 22-year-old Prem was cleaning his weapon when it went off. The body was shifted to the Jinnah ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The relief packages provided by the federal and provincial governments were not distributed in the drought affected areas of Tharparkar in transparent and fair manner, senior civil judge Mithi submitted in his report before the Sindh ...
 
 
Shamim Bano
Karachi
Rejecting the demand of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement for more administrative units in the province, the Sindh Taraqi Pasand Party floated its own idea on Wednesday of carving out a district for each population of 1.5 million for ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of the Sindh Assembly recommended the provincial government to take action against misuse or undue occupation of the state forest land.
The government was also directed to implement emergency ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) Administrator Rauf Akhter Farooqui has urged the Karachi Medical and Dental College to take necessary measures to ensure punctuality of the institute’s staff.
Addressing a meeting of the KMDC ...
 
 
Salis bin Perwaiz
Karachi
The provincial police chief formed a committee comprising the CIA DIG and zonal DIGs of Karachi on Wednesday to hold discussions with the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority and come up with recommendations for dealing with the issue ...
 
 
our correspndent
Karachi
The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Wednesday suspended Ashraf Qureshi, Shireen Khan and other office bearers for violating the party’s by-laws.
The decision was taken after it was established that the members had re-appointed ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
An estate agent was killed in Nazimabad No 1 on Wednesday, said a Rizvia police official. SHO Mazhar Iqbal said Syed Mukhtar Hussain, 45, was at his agency when unidentified motorcyclists shot him multiple times. Hussain was taken to ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The Sindh High Court has summoned the administrators of all district municipal corporations of the city to explain as to under what provision of the law they were allowing occupation of footpaths to private banks for the installation of ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
An anti-terrorism court (ATC) sent on Wednesday a suspected killer of two policemen to jail on judicial remand till December 2.
Muhamamd Shahid alias Zahid alias Tata was under police custody on physical remand and was produced in ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The Aga Khan University Examination Board hosted its annual awards ceremony on Wednesday for position holders of higher secondary school examinations.
The board recognised 185 oustanding students from 21 cities across Pakistan, ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
Senator Rehman Malik, chairman of the Senate Standing Committee for Planning, Development and Reforms, and Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah met at the CM House on Wednesday to discuss issues regarding the delays in release of funds from the ...