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our correspondent
Karachi
The Sindh government received Rs321.568 billion from the Centre in the fiscal year 2012-13, Rs60.342 billion less than the budget estimates, hampering development works in the province.
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Tehmina Qureshi
Karachi
Pakistan, having the largest Shia population after Iraq, is the canary in the coalmine of sectarianism, Dr Vali Nasr, the dean of advanced international studies at the Johns Hopkins University, said on Saturday.
He was delivering a ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
Two suspected Lyari gangsters were killed during exchange of fire with the Rangers in Napier area on Saturday.
Rangers personnel conducted a raid at about 1:23am at a hideout in Ghulam Shah Lane, Faqir Muhammad Durra Khan Road of ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan and his political associates are products of Gen Pervez Musharraf and Gen Zia-ul-Haq’s regimes, and they cannot be friends of Pakistanis or democracy, said Sindh Education Minister Nisar ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
A trader was killed in Quetta Town, Sohran Goth in a gun attack on Saturday morning. Police said Dost Mohammad, 45, a cloth trader, was sitting at his shop when three men riding a motorcycle arrived there and shot him.
While firing ...
 
 
Shamim Bano
Karachi
The deputy convener of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Dr Khalid Maqbool on Saturday asked the interior minister Chaudhry Nisar to answer why the name of the Islamic State (ISIS) had been inscribed on walls of streets in the country, if ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
A man, who was injured in a powerful cracker blast at a membership camp of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) in Orangi Town area on Friday, died at a hospital on Saturday.
Abdul Jabbar, 50, was injured when unidentified people ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
An alleged robber was gunned down in Gulshan-e-Iqbal police area late on Saturday night.
According to SDPO Mohammed Khalid, a mobile team of Gulshan-e-Iqbal police station spotted three armed men robbing the passersby near Rab ...
 
 
Jamal Khurshid
Karachi
The Sindh High Court has issued notices to the State Bank of Pakistan and the Ministry of Finance on the petition of a money exchange company against the suspension of its licence for running forex business.
Petitioners Khanani and ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The Karachi University’s International Centre for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS) and an Indonesian institute have signed an agreement to initiate collaborative research activities in various fields of sciences at their ...
 
 

Karachi
Nurses of government hospitals would announce their plan of action against the Sindh Nursing Council Bill on November 24 (tomorrow).
This was disclosed after a meeting of the Sindh Nurses Action Forum held on Saturday.
The ...
 
 
News Desk
Karachi
While two of the common forms of malnutrition – anaemia among women of reproductive age and under-five stunting – are already rampant in Pakistan, the country has also started seeing cases of the third form i.e. adult obesity, according ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
Two men and 11 women, who were arrested for alleged vulgarity, were granted bail by a court in the sum of Rs5,000 each on Friday.
Judicial Magistrate (East) Aslam Shaikh, while considering the bail pleas of Munawar Alam, Shahid ...
 
 
News Desk
Karachi
The United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP) showed Karachi who rules the stage when it unveiled its aspiring cast of talent on Saturday.
Held at the Institute of Business Administration’s city campus, the USEFP’s ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The Cantonment Board Clifton team demolished number of illegally-built shops in the Punjab Colony on Saturday.
According to CBC spokesperson, unlawful structures were pulled down on the directions of the Sindh High Court.
During ...
 
 
our correspondent
LAHORE: A parliamentary meeting to return Mission High School Rang Mahal and Hajipura Mission School Lahore to Presbyterian Church was held on Saturday.
The meeting was held between a nine-member delegation comprising experts of American ...
 
 
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Karachi: The Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum (PFF) paid rich tributes to the founder of the World Forum of Fisher Peoples (WFFP) Thomas Kocherry at his first death anniversary on Thursday.
PPP General Secretary Saeed Baloch while lauding his efforts ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi: An anti-terrorism court on Friday remanded a sub-inspector and his three accomplices to police custody for 14 days to probe into the case of abducting a businessman.
Anti-Violent Crime Cell Sub-Inspector Shaukat Awan and cohorts Nasir ...
 
 
Shamim Bano
Karachi: The Sindh Building Control Authority has achieved significant success in deterring land mafia operations in the city, with an example being the removal of nearly 90 percent of the illegal constructions that had crept up over the years in ...
 
 
Salis bin Perwaiz
Karachi
Though the provincial government keeps reiterating its commitment to curbing crime in Karachi, its finance department has not even bothered to fix this year’s cost of investigation per case so that funds could be allocated and disbursed ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
Two alleged vehicle snatchers were arrested with weapons and snatched vehicles by the Anti-Car Lifting Cell (ACLC) in District Central.
SSP Irfan Ali Bahadur said the ACLC had received information that a member of an inter-provincial ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
As many as 61 Indian fishermen were remanded in judicial custody by a local court on Saturday.
Judicial Magistrate (West) Azizullah Khoso was told that Jagdesh, Ramesh, Jaggu, Babu Jewa and others had been arrested by the Maritime ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The provincial police chief directed DIGs and SSPs on Saturday to beef-up security in Hindu neighbourhoods
Ghulam Hyder Jamali’s directives came in the wake of the torching of a Hindu temple in Tando Muhammad Khan on Thursday night. ...
 
 

Karachi
The 38th convocation of the FAST National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences was held here on Saturday at the main campus.
Bachelors and Masters’ degrees were awarded to around 290 students.
Chief guest Dr Amir ...
 
 
Anil Datta
Karachi
We have to cultivate compassion and sympathy for our fellow citizens to create a harmonious civic feeling. We have to be conscious and considerate of others’ needs and sensitivities.
So said Kamran Asdar Ali, associate professor of ...