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Salis bin Perwaiz
Karachi
As the country witnessed the first executions since the government’s decision to reinstate the death penalty in terrorism cases, the Sindh government announced an amendment in laws regarding executions.
According to a notification, ...
 
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our correspondent
Karachi
The Supreme Court restrained the Sindh government on Friday from buying a new helicopter and other equipment worth Rs1.65 billion till further orders.
The restraining order came on an application filed by one Mehmood Akhtar Naqvi, ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
Two policemen and two employees of the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation's (KMC) anti-encroachment department suffered injuries during a raid against encroachments near Empress Market in Saddar on Friday.
The KMC had launched a major ...
 
 
our correspondents
Karachi
Seven suspected Taliban militants, including a commander of the terrorist outfit, were gunned down in two separate encounters with Rangers on Friday.
Abid Mehsud alias Muchar, the Tehreek-e-Taliban’s chief in Kati Pahari and ...
 
 
Jamal Khurshid
Karachi
Expressing its inability to shift two death row convicts belonging to terrorist outfit Lashkar-e-Jhangvi to Karachi over security fears, the Sindh government requested the high court on Friday to allow their execution at the Sukkur ...
 
 
M. Waqar Bhatti
Karachi
World renowned neurologist Dr Ashfaq Shuaib has stressed the need for introducing latest mobile health units in Pakistan to save lives of stroke patients.
“Pakistan is one of the countries where risk factors for stroke are very ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
A new law prohibiting eye surgeries by people other than qualified, registered medical practitioners was approved for enforcement in Sindh on Friday.
Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ebad assented the Sindh Eye Surgery (Restriction) Act, ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The Jamaat-e-Islami Karachi chapter while following the directives of party chief Siraj-ul-Haq organised prayers for the victims of the Peshawar school attack on Friday.
JI Karachi chief Naeem-ur-Rehman while offering his ...
 
 

Karachi
The admission test for the spring 2014-2015 session at the Sindh Madressatul Islam University will be held on December 21 (tomorrow).
The registrar of the Sindh Madressatul Islam University said on Friday that all candidates should ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
A kidnapped trader was rescued by police in a pre-dawn raid conducted near the Mewashah graveyard on Friday.
Citizens-Police Liaison Committee chief Ahmed Chinoy said 28-year-old Sher Mohammad, who ran a milk supply business, was ...
 
 
Zeeshan Azmat
Karachi
An effective labour inspectorate, complete with surprise visits and legislation implementation, needs to be introduced if we are to ever ensure proper health and safety of Pakistan’s workers, senior lawyer Faisal Siddiqi said on Friday ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
A documentary focusing on the Baldia factory fire, titled “Workplace Safety in Pakistan”, made by progressive student activist Naghma Iqtidar was screened at a hotel on Friday.
The event organised by Pakistan Institute of Labour ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
Four criminals were remanded in police custody by different anti-terrorism courts (ATCs) on Friday while a suspected terrorist’s remand period was extended.
Farhan, a suspect arrested after an encounter with the Quaidabad police who ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
A conference on psychophysiology with the theme ‘Seven Strings of Stress’ will be held at the Abdul Qadeer Khan Centre Institute of Behavioral Sciences on Saturday (today).
The conference, hosted by Advance Educational Institute and ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) staged rallies in different areas of Karachi after Friday prayers to condemn the attack in Peshawar.
The demonstrations were attended by a large of party activists, shouting slogans against the Peshawar ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
The Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) on Friday announced a 24-hour emergency shutdown of all CNG stations in Sindh from 8am Saturday (today) to 8am Sunday.
According to a SSGC notification, the decision was taken due to low gas ...
 
 
our correspondent
Karachi
10 undergraduate students of the University of Karachi (KU) were awarded scholarship certificates under the ‘POSCO Asia Fellowship’, for the third consecutive year in a ceremony organised by the POSCO TJ Park Foundation and KU on ...
 
 
Jamal Khurshid
Karachi
The Supreme Court directed the Sindh law officer on Friday to file summaries and correspondence regarding the proposed deal to purchase armoured personnel carriers (APCs) from Serbia.
The government had struck an agreement recently ...
 
 

Karachi
Fourteen doctors on average have been killed in Karachi every year since July 2010. This year alone, 19 health professionals have lost their lives in targeted attacks.
This was stated by Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) President ...
 
 

Karachi
The Human Rights Commission Pakistan (HRCP) chairperson said on Friday a Joint Action Committee meeting held on December 11 expressed concern over the growing incidence of alleged extrajudicial killings of political workers in Sindh. ...