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Karachi
The Sindh High Court (SHC) has issued notices to the education ministry on a petition seeking the inclusion of human rights as a mandatory subject in the secondary education curriculum in the province.
Zubair Ali Khaskheli ...
 
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Anil Datta
Karachi
We have the richest cultural and historical heritage. Our language is a thousand years old. Our way of life is thousands of years old. Our poetry, our folklore, all these are aspects of Sindh for us to be mighty proud of but yet we are ...
 
 

Karachi
More than 8,000 candidates took the admission test to the NED University of Engineering and Technology on Saturday.
The prospective students are vying for the 2,000 seats available in different engineering disciplines at one of the ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
Three people, including an alleged Lyari gangster, were killed in gun attacks across the city on Saturday.
A man’s body bearing multiple bullet wounds was found wrapped in a piece of cloth near a hotel in Baldia Town No 5½. ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The Rangers have advised citizens not to carry guns openly in Karachi from the 1st of Moharram till the 12th of Moharram.
Rangers Sindh Director General Bilal Akbar has given orders to deal strictly with individuals brandishing ...
 
 
News Desk
Karachi
The 11th case of dengue hemorrhagic fever from the city was reported on Saturday as a 27-year-old woman Mehrunisa lost her life after two weeks of battling the ailment.
According to health officials, the deceased had been admitted ...
 
 

Karachi
Sindh IGP Ghulam Haider Jamali has designated the AIG Operations as focal person for ensuring implementation and monitoring of the Muharram security plan through effective cooperation and coordination with religious scholars. ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
There are 50,000 private security guards and only 27,000 policemen in Karachi, pointing
towards an increased privatisation of security, said the managing director of the Pakistan Credit Rating Agency (PCRA) on Saturday. ...
 
 

Karachi
The Sindh Assembly’s lawmakers, especially members of the opposition, need to play a proactive role to solve the persistent civic problems of Karachi, according to public opinion in the city.
Karachiites hope that in its new role as ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The judicial magistrate (South) on Saturday remanded three policemen accused in the DHA superstore theft case to police custody till October 27.
Sub-inspector Hamzo Khan, head constable Mazhar Hussain and a constable Mohammad Ilyas ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
Three alleged gangsters associated with the Uzair Baloch and Umer Kutchhi gangs were killed in two encounters with the Rangers in Lyari in the wee hours of Saturday, while three more were arrested.
Uzair Baloch’s 30-year-old ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
Labour leaders have appealed to workers of government institutions being privatised to raise their voice against the policy.
In a statement issued by the Pakistan Institute of Labour, Education and Research (Piler), they said they ...
 
 
M. Waqar Bhatti
Karachi
A renowned national pharmaceutical company has launched a Drug and Poison Information Centre by the name of PharmAssist to provide services and information regarding medicine administration, usage and poisoning to health professionals. ...
 
 

Karachi
“Winning a Nobel Prize or any other award has never been important for me but bringing a smile to peoples’ faces is,” said Dr Ruth Pfau, who has dedicated more than 50 years of her life to eradicate leprosy in Pakistan.
She was ...
 
 

Karachi
The authorities have initiated a verification campaign of health practitioners in medical centres of Karachi to identify ghost employees and utilise resources in a better way.
On Saturday, Karachi Health Director Dr Zafar Aijaz said ...
 
 
Zaib Azkaar Hussain
Karachi
Late registration of cases and that too without fulfilling the due legal requirements renders prosecution of criminals improbable in courts.
In a situation when investigation officers are unable to collect and present proper evidence ...
 
 

Karachi
The Sindh High Court (SHC) has directed all courts working within its jurisdiction to ensure that principles of natural justice and legal mandate given to them under statute shall not be violated.
A SHC division bench, headed by ...
 
 

Karachi
A ceremony to launch free reconstructive surgeries of children with cleft lip and palate was held here on Saturday.
The Association of Cleft Welfare Trust has initiated this task in collaboration with the Saifee Hospital Trust. ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
Two activists of the banned Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) were identified by a prosecution witness at an identification parade conducted by a judicial magistrate (east) on Saturday.
Ahmed Hasan alias Moaveya and Naeem have been charged ...
 
 

Karachi
As per the instructions of Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah, Commissioner Karachi Shoaib Ahmad Siddiqui has directed the authorities concerned to urgently prepare a brief, identifying factors hindering the completion of ...