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Boy commits suicide after killing female classmate in Karachi school

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Boy commits suicide after killing female classmate in Karachi school KARACHI: A youth committed suicide after killing a girl at a private school located near Gururmandir police said on Tuesday, Aaj News reported. Before committing suicide in the class room of a private school located in Patel Para area of the city near Gurumandir, a student shot dead his female classmate, reports claimed. The police...


Marvi Memon calls for every step for rehabilitation of flood affectees

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 30th August 2015

Marvi Memon calls for every step for rehabilitation of flood affectees KARACHI: The Minister of State and Chairperson of the Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP), MNA Marvi Memon, has called for every possible measures for rehabilitation of the flood affectees. She assured that the federal government would also extend any required assistance in this regard. Ms. Marvi Memon said this during a visit to the flood...


Karachi weather to remain fair/partly cloudy in next 24 hours

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Karachi weather to remain fair/partly cloudy in next 24 hours KARACHI: According to Met office forecast on Sunday, the weather in Karachi is expected to remain fair/cloudy in the next 24 hours. The maximum temperature in the metropolis is expected to remain between 32 to 34 degrees Centigrade during the period. The maximum temperature in Karachi on Sunday was recorded as 32.5 degree Centigrade. Humidity...


IGP Sindh for contingency security plan for cattle markets

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IGP Sindh for contingency security plan for cattle markets KARACHI: The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Sindh, Ghulam Haider Jamali, has called for strict security measures for the cattle market of sacrificial animals at Karachi’s Super Highway and at other places in the province as approved by the authorities concerned. A police official said here on Sunday that the IGP urged that a contingency...


CM reviews NAP progress

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 29th August 2015

CM reviews NAP progress KARACHI: Under the National Action Plan (NAP) 18 terrorists have been executed whereas black warrants issued for the execution of four other terrorists have been stayed by courts. This was disclosed in a joint presentation given to the Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah by Sindh Chief Secretary, Muhammad Siddique Memon, Home Secretary Mukhtiar...


Strict action against culprits involved in selling poisonous liquor

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Strict action against culprits involved in selling poisonous liquor NAWABSHAH: Deputy Commissioner Shaheed Benazirabad, Muhammad Nawaz Soho, has taken strict notice of deaths caused due to use of poisonous liquor and directed constitution of an inquiry team to look into the matter. The team has been assigned to recommend action against manufacturers and sellers of illicit liquor as well as against medical stores selling...


KU to award 31 Ph.D., 7 M.Phil & 1 D.Sc. degrees in various disciplines

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KU to award 31 Ph.D., 7 M.Phil & 1 D.Sc. degrees in various disciplines KARACHI: The University of Karachi would award 31 Ph.D., seven M.Phil. and one D. Sc. degrees in various discipines. This was decided at the meeting of the Board of Advance Studies and Research (BASR), University of Karachi, an official of the institution said on Friday. He said that the meeting was presided over by the...


Sindh Chief Secretary seek community support for forestation

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Sindh Chief Secretary seek community support for forestation KARACHI: Sindh Chief Secretary, Muhammad Siddiq Memon chairing a meeting Friday sought support of concerned communities for massive tree plantation in riverain areas of the province. Reviewing arrangements made for rehabilitation of flood affected areas in the province, he said forestation in katcha or riverain areas was crucial for protection of settled localities besides strengthening...


Campaign against wall-chalking to be accelerated

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 28th August 2015

Campaign against wall-chalking to be accelerated KARACHI: DMC Korangi has directed to further expedite the campaign to erase wall chalkings from flyovers,  bridges and streets in Shah Faisal, Korangi and Landhi zone. This was said by Administrator DMC Korangi, Qurat-ul-Ain Memon while reviewing the cleaning and plantation activities in different areas of Korangi, said a statement on Friday. She directed the...


CM Sindh and DG Rangers meet

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CM Sindh and DG Rangers meet WEB DESK: Chief Minister Sindh Qaim Ali Shah met DG Rangers Maj General Bilal, Aaj News reported. The CM asked the DG Rangers to take measures to make the Karachi operation more effective. The security situation of the city also came under discussion. The CM also asked DG Rangers to implement the National Action...


Former KMC officer arrested on charges of corruption

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Former KMC officer arrested on charges of corruption WEB DESK: A former officer of the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation has been arrested by intelligence agencies in the Clifton area, Aaj News reported. The arrested officer, Huzoor Buksh Kulhoro, has been accused of corruption worth millions of rupees. The arrested officer had previously been charged of corruption by the National Accountability Bureau and had served...


Custom intelligence seized 40 litres smuggled Iranian diesel

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 28th August 2015

Custom intelligence seized 40 litres smuggled Iranian diesel KARACHI: The Customs Intelligence Karachi seized 40 litres of smuggled Iranian diesel during an operation in New Karachi area of the city, Aaj News reported. According to the reports, the custom intelligence had received information about the smuggling of huge quantity of Iranian diesel in a ware house located in New Karachi area. During the...


Four injured by cracker bomb at Banaras

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 28th August 2015

Four injured by cracker bomb at Banaras KARACHI: Unknown men hurled a cracker bomb at Banaras Chowk late Thursday night and injured four, Aaj News reported. The bomb was hurled at the police mobile of Peerabad police station’s SHO. Inside the van the SHO, a child and two other police officers were...


Dr Asim accused of supporting terrorist activities: Rangers get 90-day remand

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 28th August 2015

Dr Asim accused of supporting terrorist activities: Rangers get 90-day remand By Bilal Tahir KARACHI:An Anti-Terrorist Court (ATC) in Karachi on Thursday remanded former federal petroleum minister Dr Asim Hussain to Rangers’ custody for 90 days. PPP’s Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari’s close aide Dr Asim Hussain was picked up by law enforcement agencies at Clifton on Wednesday. Rangers on Thursday produced Dr Asim before an ATC...


Mother of Asim Hussain files petition with SHC for release of her son

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Mother of Asim Hussain files petition with SHC for release of her son KARACHI: Dr. Ejaz Fatima has filed a petition in the Sindh High Court on Thursday challenging arrest of her son, Dr Asim Hussain, a former federal minister and the chairman of Higher Education Commission – Sindh. The petition filed through Advocate Abid Zubeiri has made federal and Sindh governments, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and...


Dr Asim handed over to Rangers for 90 days

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 27th August 2015

Dr Asim handed over to Rangers for 90 days KARACHI: Close aide of former President Zardari and former petroleum minister Dr Asim Hussain has been handed over to the Rangers for 90 days, Aaj News reported. He appeared in the anti-terrorism court for a hearing which lasted for about three minutes. He entered the court premises guarded by a large number of Rangers personnel,...


Second round of MQM-government talks postponed

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 27th August 2015

Second round of MQM-government talks postponed WEB DESK: The second round of negotiations between government and Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) that was due to held in Punjab House Islamabad yesterday (Wednesday) has been deferred. Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in a TV interview confirmed that the talks have been postponed. Names of separate judges from both the parties have been presented for...


Altaf summoned: UK starts money laundering trial?

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Altaf summoned: UK starts money laundering trial? WEB DESK: The proceedings of a highly anticipated money laundering case kicked off here in London with a magistrate issuing summons for Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain along with other suspects. Hussain, was arrested in April on suspicion of money laundering by Metropolitan Police Service (MPS). He was later freed on bail, which...


Inaugural PSL opens at Doha from Feb.4,2016: Najam Sethi

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 26th August 2015

Inaugural PSL opens at Doha from Feb.4,2016: Najam Sethi KARACHI: The inaugural edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL) will be held at Doha (Qatar) from February 4 to 24 next year, Chairman of the PSL Governing Council and the PCB Executive Committee, Najam Sethi announced on Wednesday. “The wait is now over and we are here to tell you of our intent to stage...


Steps being taken to regulate flow of traffic: Commissioner

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 26th August 2015

Steps being taken to regulate flow of traffic: Commissioner KARACHI: Steps are being taken to improve the flow of traffic in the metropolis.This was pointed out by the Commissioner of Karachi, Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui. He was presiding over a meeting of the Traffic Management Board on Wednesday which reviewed measures taken for improving traffic in the city. The meeting decided for a coordinated campaign...


Pakistan’s economy facing revenue generation crisis: report

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 26th August 2015

Pakistan’s economy facing revenue generation crisis: report ISLAMABAD: Despite recent optimism surrounding Pakistan’s economy, the country is facing an “existential crisis” stemming from its woeful tax collection rates and inability to finance itself, a report said Wednesday. Pakistan’s economy grew at 4.24 percent during the 2014-2015 fiscal year with per capita income rising a significant 9.25 percent, markers that come as investor...


26 Green Buses to run on Karachi streets today

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 26th August 2015

26 Green Buses to run on Karachi streets today WEB DESK: The Karachi Metropolitan Corporation will run 26 green buses on the streets today, Aaj News reported. Commissioner Karachi, Shoaib Siddiqui has said that they will run green buses in the city once again. The bus will complete its route from Surjani to Tower and charge each passenger...


Indian agent arrested near border area

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 26th August 2015

Indian agent arrested near border area WEB DESK: Intelligence agencies have arrested an Indian agent who is a former policeman from a village near the border area. “The Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) agent, identified as Ilyas, has been associated with Special Branch’s VVIP protection Unit for 10 year,” police sources claimed on Tuesday. An initial investigation reveals that the man...


Increase in number of military courts in Karachi: CoAS accords approval

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Increase in number of military courts in Karachi: CoAS accords approval by Bilal Tahir KARACHI:Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) General Raheel Sharif Tuesday approved an increase in the number of military courts in Karachi. The move, ISPR spokesman Major General Asim Bajwa said, is aimed at ensuring speedy trial in terrorism-related cases which have been pending before the military courts since their inception under the 21st...


Increase in number of military courts in Karachi: CoAS accords approval

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Increase in number of military courts in Karachi: CoAS accords approval By Mohammad Bilal Tahir WEB DESK: Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) General Raheel Sharif Tuesday approved an increase in the number of military courts in Karachi. The move, ISPR spokesman Major General Asim Bajwa said, is aimed at ensuring speedy trial in terrorism-related cases which have been pending before the military courts since their inception...


Governor hails expertise of local medical technologists

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 25th August 2015

Governor hails expertise of local medical technologists KARACHI: Governor of Sindh, Dr. Ishrat ul Ebad Khan has hailed expertise of local medical technologists particularly those engaged in developing user friendly artificial limbs at Dow Institute of Rehabilitative Medicine. Talking to the participants of the Health Innovation Exhibition organized by Dow University of Health Sciences and DICE during a reception, he said the...


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