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Karachi: Police encounter kills two in Korangi

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Karachi: Police encounter kills two in Korangi KARACHI: At least two suspected criminals were encountered by the police authorities in Korangi area on Thursday, Aaj News reported. According to the reports, an exchange of fire took place near the Godown Chowrangi in Korangi, after which the police authorities revealed that they have encountered two suspected criminals during the shootout, who were claimed...


Two teenagers drown in water supply pond

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 22nd October 2014

Two teenagers drown in water supply pond MIRPURKHAS:  Two teenagers drowned to death in a water supply ponds located near Umerkot Ring Road on Wednesday. The children, Mehad Qureshi alias Sheri, 14, and Muzamil Shaikh, 15,  drowned when they were catching fish from the pond. Local residents, district administration and municipal staff rushed to the spot and after search of an hour...


Sindh govt. bans entry of 30 scholars in the province

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 22nd October 2014

Sindh govt. bans entry of 30 scholars in the province KARACHI: Sindh Government Home department has banned entry of  30 provocative speakers/scholars of other provinces in Sindh, ahead of the month of Moharram, an official hand out here on Wednesday said. It said that in exercise of the powers conferred u/s 5(1) (a) and (c) of the Sindh Maintenance of Public Order Ordinance, 1960, the...


Diwali-security City police chief ensures security on Diwali

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 22nd October 2014

Diwali-security City police chief ensures security on Diwali KARACHI: A delegation of Hindu community elders headed by Ram Nath Maharaj called on Additional Inspector General of Police Karachi Ghulam Qadir Thebo in connection with security measures on the eve of Diwali being celebrated on Thursday. The AIGP Karachi briefed him on security measures including police picketing, patrolling, random checking, intelligence collection etc. to...


Woman among four shot dead in Karachi

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 21st October 2014

Woman among four shot dead in Karachi KARACHI: At least four people including a woman were gunned down in different part of the city on Monday, Aaj News reported. According to the reports, some unknown men abruptly opened fire on some men who were busy hoisting flags and political activities in Frontier Colony of SITE area, due to which three of their...


PTI Chief to address “Diwali Jalsa” in Umerkot on Oct 24

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PTI Chief to address “Diwali Jalsa” in Umerkot on Oct 24 MIRPURKHAS:  Pakistan Tehreek -e-Insaf (PTI) will hold “Diwali Jalsa” on October 24 at Umerkot which  will  be addressed  by Chairman PTI Imran Khan, Shah Mehmood Qureshi and other central and provincial leaders of the party. Member National Assembly of PTI Laal Malhi, talking to media here on Monday, said that a large number of Hindu...


LG polls be held in PKK with consensus of all parties: Zahid

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LG polls be held in PKK with consensus of all parties: Zahid ISLAMABAD: Awami National Party (ANP) spokesman Senator Zahid Khan Sunday said the local government (LG) polls should be held in Khyber Pukhtunkhwa with the consensus of all political parties. Various political parties, including the ANP, had serious reservations on the Local Government Act and might challenge it in the court of law, he said talking...


MQM no more part of Sindh coalition govt: Dr. Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui

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MQM no more part of Sindh coalition govt: Dr. Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui KARACHI:  Deputy Convenor of Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s Coordination Committee, Dr. Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui on Sunday night announced his party’s decision to withdraw the cooperation offered to the Pakistan Peoples Party’s government in Sindh. As per decision made after a long deliberation by the MQM Coordination Committee in London and in Karachi respectively the MQM members...


Rs 20 million armed robbery at Edhi Centre in Mithadar

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 19th October 2014

Rs 20 million armed robbery at Edhi Centre in Mithadar KARACHI:  Bandits took away Rs 20 million cash, over five kilogram’s gold and other valuables from Edhi Centre in Mithadar locality here on Sunday. Edhi Centre staffer Anwar Kazmi told that more than eight bandits barged into the offices and residence of renowned social worker Maulana Abdul Sattar Edhi in Mithadar and took away cash,...


Rangers guns down gang war accused in Lyari shootout

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Rangers guns down gang war accused in Lyari shootout KARACHI: A gang war accused associated with Uzair Baloch group was gunned down in an alleged encounter with Rangers in Chakiwara area of Lyari, Aaj News reported. According to the reports, the accused was identified as Naeem Baloch, who belonged to Uzair Baloch Group. The accused was wanted for more than 7 murder cases, extortion,...


Only Bilalwal can provide true leadership to people

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Only Bilalwal can provide true leadership to people DADU: Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah has said the Pakistan Peoples Party’s Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari is the only leader in Pakistan who can provide true leadership to the people. “Bilawal will also create a history like his martyred grandfather Zulfiqar Bhutto and martyred mother Benazir Bhutto,” said the chief minister while addressing...


Driver, Assistant die as Express train hits standing goods train

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 15th October 2014

Driver, Assistant die as Express train hits standing goods train KARACHI: Lahore bound Business Express train hit a standing goods train in the rear at Ranpathani Railway station some 60 km off here on Tuesday afternoon that resulted in death of Business train’s driver Rafique and his assistant Zakir Hussain Pakistan Railways officials here said. The engine and some bogeys of the Business train also...


Central and Nara jails officials make foolproof strategy for prisons safety

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 14th October 2014

Central and Nara jails officials make foolproof strategy for prisons safety HYDERABAD:  The officers of  Central Prison Hyderabad and District Jail Nara, Hyderabad with the support of  Rangers and the District Police have prepared a foolproof strategy to combat any untoward situation in the prisons. According to prison sources, after reports of digging of a tunnel in Central Prison Karachi by the inmates, the officers of...


Karachi: Rangers conduct targeted operation, several held

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Karachi: Rangers conduct targeted operation, several held KARACHI: Sindh Rangers detained several accused after launching targeted operation in Patel Para and Lasbela areas of Karachi on Monday night, Aaj News reported. The paramilitary forces closed entrance and exit routes of the areas and conducted search operation. During the action, several suspected people were...


Rangers foil attempt to jailbreak, arrest many suspects

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 14th October 2014

Rangers foil attempt to jailbreak, arrest many suspects KARACHI: Pakistan Rangers (Sindh) have foiled a plot to help escape some dangerous terrorists from Central Jail Karachi. The Rangers unearthed a tunnel being made in a house in Ghousia Colony adjacent to the jail and busted the terrorist network, said Col.Tahir Mehmood of Rangers (Sindh) while addressing a press conference here on Monday. He...


Sindh govt to launch project to produce 672 MW power from garbage

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 12th October 2014

Sindh govt to launch project to produce 672 MW power from garbage ISLAMABAD: The Sindh government will launch a project to 672 megawatt (MW) electricity daily from 2,000 tons garbage collected in Karachi. Talking to Radio Pakistan, an official of the Power Department said the feasibility report of the project had been prepared and it would be completed within 30 months. The project is a joint venture...


Explosion at Karachi CNG station injures three

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 10th October 2014

Explosion at Karachi CNG station injures three KARACHI: At least three people were reported to be injured in an explosion which took place at a CNG station located at Shahra-e-Faisal, Aaj News reported. According to the reports, the blast occurred when a CNG compressor tripped and exploded at the CNG station located at Drig Road. The rescue sources revealed that the injured...


CM displeased over police failure to prevent illegal liquor business

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 9th October 2014

CM displeased over police failure to prevent illegal liquor business KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah taking serious notice of deaths due to consumption of contaminated liquor at Karachi and Hyderabad, has ordered suspension of concerned police and Excise officers. Presiding over a meeting here Thursday, the Chief Minister expressed displeasure over the performance of district and Excise police for their failure in...


Toxic liquor consumers’ death toll rises to 27

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 9th October 2014

Toxic liquor consumers’ death toll rises to 27 KARACHI: Four more persons, who had consumed toxic liquor on Eid day, died Thursday raising the death toll to 27 while more than 15 were still under treatment here at Jinnah Post Graduate Medical Centre (JPMC). Three deaths were reported on Tuesday and 20 on Wednesday night. Dr Seemien Jamali, head of JPMC’s Emergency Department,...


People advised not to travel in unregistered vehicles

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 9th October 2014

People advised not to travel in unregistered vehicles KARACHI: Commissioner Karachi Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqi advised the people to avoid travelling in unregistered vehicles plying on roads without road permits because such vehicles are risk to their life and property. He said this while chairing a meeting about Karachi Circular Railway at the Commissioner Office here on Thursday, said a statement. Shoaib Siddiqi said...


Bilawal to address public gathering of Oct 18

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 8th October 2014

Bilawal to address public gathering of Oct 18 KARACHI: Patron-In-Chief, Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will address the public gathering which is scheduled to be organised here at Mazar-e-Quaid on October 18. This was announced by Special Assistant to the Sindh CM, Rashid Hussain Rabbani while addressing a party meeting organized by PPP City Area-100, district South here, said a statement...


Municipal bodies remove over 1.2 million offal’s on Eid

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 8th October 2014

Municipal bodies remove over 1.2 million offal’s on Eid KARACHI: Karachi Metropolitan Corporation in a joint operation along with district municipal corporations removed over 1.2 million offal’s of sacrificial animals from different areas of the city during three days of Eid-ul-Azha. Later, the offal’s were buried in trenches under scientific basis, said a statement issued by KMC on Wednesday. The city was divided into...


Poisonous liquor claims 19 lives

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 8th October 2014

Poisonous liquor claims  19 lives KARACHI:  The deaths of victims of an incident of consuming contaminated liquor on Tuesday reached 19, after demise of another person, In charge Casualty Jinnah Post Graduate Medical Center (JPMC), Dr. Seemei Jamali told on Wednesday. She said that 19 persons have expired due to consumption of contaminated liquor while 16 persons are being treated...


Bilawal Bhutto shocked at China earthquake

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 8th October 2014

Bilawal Bhutto shocked at China earthquake KARACHI:  Patron-In-Chief, Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has expressed shock and grief over the losses due to a strong earthquake, which shook Southwestern China last night. In a statement issued here Wednesday, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari prayed for all those affected by the earthquake in China. People of Pakistan and members of PPP share...


11 die, 27 injured as two vans, jeep fall into ditches

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 8th October 2014

11 die, 27 injured as two vans, jeep fall into ditches MIRPUR: Eleven persons died and 27 were injured, 10 of them seriously, in three accidents in Rawalakot and Muzaffarabad districts on Tuesday, police said. Seven persons lost their lives and nine were injured when a Bachote (Rawalakot) bound passenger van, which was coming from Rawalpindi, skidded off the road while negotiating a sharp turn and...


Commissioner Karachi calls on President

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 8th October 2014

Commissioner Karachi calls on President KARACHI: Commissioner Karachi Shoaib Ahmad Siddiqui called on President Mamnoon Hussain here Monday at State Guest House to exchange Eid greetings. The commissioner, on the occasion, briefed the President about the arrangements made for three-day Eidul Azha festival with particular focus to facilitate citizens in performing their religious obligations. President Mamnoon was also informed about measures adopted for prompt removal...


 
 
 



 
 
 



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