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Eid shopping peaks

By: Hassaan Ali, Uploaded: 27th July 2014

Eid shopping peaks SIALKOT: Eid shopping has peaked in the city and cantonment areas and a great rush was witnessed in shopping centres. According to a survey, despite price hike ready-made garments attracted  buyers the most with new verities and designs. Some female buyers said  prices of ready-made garments were very high. A great hustle and bustle was...


Technical Fault in National Grid’s Transmission Circuit Causes Tripping at KE’s Generation Plants

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 26th July 2014

Technical Fault in National Grid’s Transmission Circuit Causes Tripping at KE’s Generation Plants KE has issued a statement explaining that the breakdown of the 500 KV NTDC (National Transmission Dispatch Company) transmission lines have caused a city-wide power outage in Karachi. KE’s spokesperson explained that due to the transmission lines’ sudden tripping early Friday morning, KE’s generation plants and EHT transmission circuits have been temporarily rendered ineffective. KE’s...


Karachi: Three terrorists killed in Rangers and police joint encounter

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 26th July 2014

Karachi: Three terrorists killed in Rangers and police joint encounter KARACHI: Three terrorists were reported to be killed during a police and Rangers joint encounter operation in Manghopir area, Aaj News reported. According to the reports, the encounter occurred in Manghopir area, at Ijtamagah road. The police and Rangers conducted a joint operation during which three terrorists were killed and two others sustained injuries and...


Karachi: Dacoits try to loot cash van in Pak Colony, kill Guard

By: Farah Jamil, Uploaded: 23rd July 2014

Karachi: Dacoits try to loot cash van in Pak Colony, kill Guard KARACHI: During an attempt to loot the cash van of a private company in Pak Colony area of Karachi, a guard lost his life and two others sustained injuries on Wednesday, Aaj News reported. According to the reports, the armed assailants riding two motorcycles and a car intercepted the cash van of a private company...


Hostage recovered from Sohrab Goth: Security forces

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 22nd July 2014

Hostage recovered from Sohrab Goth: Security forces KARACHI: A joint rescue operation in Sohrab Goth area of the metropolis has been carried out by Police and rangers and recovered a hostage, Aaj News reported on Tuesday. According to the Rangers spokesman, the joint action was carried out near Al-Asif Square in Sohrab Goth during which a hostage was recovered while the culprits...


Karachi: Bus CNG cylinder explosion kills one

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 22nd July 2014

Karachi: Bus CNG cylinder explosion kills one KARACHI: The CNG cylinder of a bus exploded on Rashid Minhas road, killed at least one person, injured eight on Monday, Aaj News reported. According to the reports, the explosion took place when gas was being filled in the cylinder of the bus at a petrol station. The cylinder of the bus was old, which...


Karachi violence claims six more lives

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 19th July 2014

Karachi violence claims six more lives KARACHI: Six more people were killed in the ongoing violence in the city where the Rangers and police are conducting a joint operation, Aaj News reported on Saturday. According to the reports, a man was killed in Orangi Town Sector 11 when he was targeted by unknown armed men. A man was gunned down near...


Karachi: Extortion complaints once again on rise

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 17th July 2014

Karachi: Extortion complaints once again on rise KARACHI: Extortion Complaints are once again on rise in Old City area of Karachi, Aaj News reported. According to the Traders, on the name of Eid package in the Holy month of Ramadan, extortionists were demanding money and ration  by threats of violence. In this regard,  the police had become a silent spectator and were...


Karachi: Rising violence claims six lives

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 17th July 2014

Karachi: Rising violence claims six lives KARACHI: At least six people were reported to be killed by some unknown men in different part of the city including Orangi Town, Quaidabad, Sharifabad and Pehlwan Goth, Aaj News reported. According to the reports, some unknown men opened fire on a vegetable shop killing one and injuring two others in Quaidabad area near Parking...


Administrator Karachi reviews Youm-e-Ali (R.A) arrangements

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 16th July 2014

Administrator Karachi reviews Youm-e-Ali (R.A) arrangements KARACHI: Administrator Karachi Rauf Akhter Farooqui has said that better lighting arrangements should be made on the routes of main Youm-e-Ali procession besides the provision of all possible facilities for participants of the procession. He said this while addressing a meeting in old KMC building here, said a statement on Wednesday. Among other the meeting...


MPA reviews development work

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 15th July 2014

MPA reviews development work KARACHI: Member Sindh Assembly, Kamran Akhter along with officials concerned reviewed the ongoing C.C.flooring in union council no 7, in his constituency. Speaking on the occasion, the MPA informed that the C.C.Flooring is being executed with his development fund, said a statement on Tuesday. He said provision of civic facilities to masses without any discrimination...


Details of off-road govt vehicles sought

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 15th July 2014

Details of off-road govt vehicles sought KARACHI: Coordinator to Chief Minister Sindh for CM’s Inspection Team Haji Muzaffar Ali Shujra has sought details of the off-road vehicles from all the government departments. Instructions in this regard have been issued to all heads of the departments, said a statement issued here on Tuesday. He further said that the action was being taken...


Karachi: Police encounters kill 2 accussed involved in street crimes

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 14th July 2014

Karachi: Police encounters kill 2 accussed involved in street crimes KARACHI: As many as two accused, who were involved in street crimes, have been killed by police in separate encounters in Karachi, Aaj News reported on Monday. According to the Police report,  an accused was killed and his accomplice seriously injured in police shootout in Orangi No. 11 1/2. Arms were also recovered from their...


Campaign against profiteering continues during Ramazan: Commissioner

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 12th July 2014

Campaign against profiteering continues during Ramazan: Commissioner KARACHI: Commissioner Karachi Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui has said that the city administration has geared up its operation against profiteering and overcharging, and adulteration in food items on the part of shopkeepers resulting in large scale arrests, imposition of fines and awarding jail terms, said a press release issued here on Saturday. The Commissioner at a...


Karachi: Two muggers gunned down, 12 junkies arrested, one tortured body recovered

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 12th July 2014

Karachi: Two muggers gunned down, 12 junkies arrested, one tortured body recovered KARACHI: Police claims to gun down two muggers in a police encounter, whereas they also arrested 12 druggies in a raid and also recovered one tortured body, Aaj News reported. According to the reports, police encountered two muggers in Arambagh, who were looting the citizens, Police claims that exchange of fire took place between them...


Karachi: 3 alleged Lyari encounters kill 3 gang war accused

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 11th July 2014

Karachi: 3 alleged Lyari encounters kill 3 gang war accused KARACHI: In three alleged encounters with police and Rangers personnel, at least three gang war accused were killed  and weapons recovered from them in Lyari area, Aaj News reported on Friday morning. According to SP City Shiraz Nazir, two police encounters took place at Kalri and Kalakot in which two gang war accused were killed...


Sindh govt decides to set up district disaster management authorities

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 10th July 2014

Sindh govt decides to set up district disaster management authorities KARACHI : The Sindh government has decided to set up district disaster management authorities to be headed by deputy commissioners across the province to deal with monsoon rains. The decision was taken at a high level meeting presided over by Sindh Minister for Revenue, Relief and Rehabilitation Makhdoom Jamiluzzaman to review measures to cope with...


Karachi: Alleged encounters kill three gang war accused

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 10th July 2014

Karachi: Alleged encounters kill three gang war accused KARACHI: In two separate alleged encounters in Karachi, three gang war accused were killed in the wee hours of Thursday, Aaj News reported. According to SSP Lyari, two gang war accused, identified as Majid alias Steel and Akhar were killed in joint encounter with Rangers and police in Safi Lane area. Both the accused were...


Karachi encounters killed one, held two

By: Farah Jamil, Uploaded: 9th July 2014

Karachi encounters killed one, held two KARACHI: During encounters with the police and Rangers’ targeted operation conducted in different areas of the metropolis city, at least one accused was killed and two others injured were arrested, Aaj News reported. According to SP city Shiraz Nazeer, the police and Rangers faced an encounter with the Lyari gang war accused at Kalakot area,...


Police kills three terrorists in alleged encounter

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 8th July 2014

Police kills three terrorists in alleged encounter KARACHI: At least three terrorists were gunned down in an alleged police encounter which took place in SITE area of Karachi, Aaj News reported. According to the police sources, the terrorists who are claimed to be killed during this encounter were targeted after they attacked the police van. The terrorists fled towards SITE area after...


Karachi: Two militants killed in a police encounter

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 7th July 2014

Karachi: Two militants killed in a police encounter KARACHI: Two terrorists associated with a banned outfit, Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) were gunned down during a police encounter in Baldia Town area on Monday, Aaj News reported. According to SSP West Irfan Baloch, the militants gunned down in a police encounter were involved in the killings of policemen and extortion. He also revealed that arms...


Three policemen shot dead in Hyderabad

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 7th July 2014

Three policemen shot dead in Hyderabad HYDERABAD: At least three policemen were killed and four others sustained injuries, when six unknown men on motorbikes abruptly opened fire on a police vehicle in Latifabad area on late Sunday night, Aaj News reported. According to the sources, six men riding motorbikes violently opened fire on a police van, due to which five people,...


Karachi: Strict action announced against bikers without ‘helmets’

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 5th July 2014

Karachi: Strict action announced against bikers without ‘helmets’ KARACHI: Action will be taken against those bikers who ride bike without wearing helmets from today onwards, as announced by Sindh police about a week ago, Aaj News reported on Saturday. The bikers must become cautious now as they were given respite till 5th July. Now strict action will be taken against those found riding...


Karachi: Cracker attack in Qrangi targets private hospital

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 5th July 2014

Karachi: Cracker attack in Qrangi targets private hospital KARACHI:  A cracker has been hurled at a private hospital in Frontier Colony within the precincts of Mominabad police station by unknown men, Aaj News reported. According to the reports, the cracker landed at the roof of the medical facility. However, there was no loss of life and property in the blast have been...


Karachi: Policeman shot dead by unknown motorbike riders

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 4th July 2014

Karachi: Policeman shot dead by unknown motorbike riders KARACHI: A policeman, identified as Allah Dino was shot dead by some unknown motorbike riders in Gushan-e-Maymar area on Friday afternoon, Aaj News reported. According to the reports, some unknown motorbike riders targeted a police constable, who was riding his motorbike to reach to his station. Some unknown men abruptly opened fire in Gushan-e-Maymar, due...


Nijar appointed President PPP Benazirabad

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 4th July 2014

Nijar appointed President PPP Benazirabad KARACHI: President PPP Sindh, Syed Qaim Ali Shah has appointed Zia-ul-Hasan Nijar as President PPP Shaheed Benazir division, with the suggestion senior office bearers of the party. Syed Qaim Ali Shah, who is also the Chief Minister of Sindh has also appointed Amir Bakhsh Umrani as General Secretary PPP Shaheed Benazir division, said a statement...


 
 
 



 
 



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