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PM takes notice of Thar famine; directs Pak army to ensure immediate food, medicine supply

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PM takes notice of Thar famine; directs Pak army to ensure immediate food, medicine supply ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Thursday took notice of the reports of famine in the areas of Sindh including Thar and directed Pakistan Army to immediately help people through food and medicine supply. The Prime Minister directed National Disaster Management Authority to submit a report in this regard. He also directed Benazir Income...


Three killed in road mishap in Lasbela

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Three killed in road mishap in Lasbela LASBELA: As many as three people were killed and 28 others injured in a horrific collision between a passenger bus and a truck near here, Aaj  News reported. According to rescue sources, a passenger bus, which was en route to Karachi from Quetta collided with a truck in the area between Uthal and Bela. As...


Lyari: Firing on Rangers vehicle claims one personnel’s life

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Lyari: Firing on Rangers vehicle claims one personnel’s life KARACHI: In firing at the paramilitary force vehicle in Lyari, a Rangers personnel was killed and another injured early on Thursday morning,  Aaj News reported. According to the Rescue sources, the incident firing took place in Nawa Lane of...


Altaf calls for country-wide census

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Altaf calls for country-wide census HYDERABAD: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Chief Altaf Hussain Wednesday urged the government to carry out the exercise for a country-wide census. He was addressing a press conference here at MQM Zonal Office via telephone from London. Source:...


PAF airmen passing out parade

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PAF airmen passing out parade KARACHI: Passing out of Aero Apprentices was held at PAF Base, Korangi Creek. A PAF press release on Wednesday said that Air Marshal Sohail Gul Khan Vice Chief of the Air Staff, was the chief guest of the ceremony. Addressing the aero apprentices and invitees, he said that Pakistan Air Force is a highly professional...


Isolated heavy rain likely in city: Met Office

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Isolated heavy rain likely in city: Met Office KARACHI: The Met office here forecast widespread rain/thundershowers with isolated heavy/very heavy falls accompanied by strong gusty winds in lower Sindh including Karachi and coastal areas of Balochistan from Wednesday till Saturday morning. In a tropical cyclone advisory, the Met office said very severe Tropical Cyclone (Nilofar) in Arabian Sea has moved northward during last...


199 shopkeepers fined, two sent to jail

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199 shopkeepers fined, two sent to jail KARACHI: The divisional and district administration Karachi has challaned 199 shopkeepers and a fine of Rs 2,83,500 were imposed while two shopkeepers were arrested for continuous profiteering. According to a statement issued here on Wednesday, during crackdown, the administration fined 121 milk sellers, 37 food item grocers, nine fruit sellers, 24 chicken sellers, one flour...


Old enmity claims two lives in Khairpur

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Old enmity claims two lives in Khairpur KHAIRPUR: As many as two persons were gunned down when two rival groups exchanged fire in a suburban area of Khairpur, Aaj News reported. According to police, the two groups – Lahora and Narejo- clashed with each other in Sadiq Kalhoro village in Khairpur during which two persons were killed. Both the victims belonged to...


Cracker blast near Imambargah at Ayesha Manzil

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Cracker blast near Imambargah at Ayesha Manzil KARACHI: At least nine people, including six women and a child were injured in a blast near Imambargah  Islamic Research Centre (IRC) at Ayesha Manzil, Gulberg Town on Tuesday night. Assailants riding on a motorcycle lobbed a cracker from the Ayesha Manzil flyover, injuring nine people who came to attend a majlis at the Imambargah. The...


DMC – South declares rain emergency, cancels leave granted to staff

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DMC – South declares rain emergency, cancels leave granted to staff KARACHI:  Afzal Zaidi the Administrator, District Municipal Corporation, South, Karachi on Tuesday declared rain emergency in the district and canceled leave previously granted to its officials and staffers. Sharing details of the emergency measures adopted by the DMC -South with the media, he said the emergency has been declared on basis of possibility that cyclone...


Emergency declared in Hyderabad district to face Cyclone Nilofar

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Emergency declared in Hyderabad district to face Cyclone Nilofar HYDERABAD: In view of the forecast of heavy rainfall in Hyderabad district due to Nilofer Cyclone, the Deputy Commissioner Tuesday has declared emergency in the entire district in order to avert any untoward incident. He issued directives to all line departments regarding preparedness with all necessary arrangements to meet any emergency occurring as a result...


CM denies hunger induced deaths in Tharparkar

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CM denies hunger induced deaths in Tharparkar KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah, addressing the provincial assembly session Monday said the government in recent past has arranged wheat worth Rs 2 billion for 160,000 people of drought hit area in Tharparkar. Responding to comments made by certain opposition members on the floor of the house about media reports regarding dismal...


Karachi violence claims three lives

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Karachi violence claims three lives KARACHI: As many as three persons have been killed by unknown gunmen in separate incidents across the metropolis on Monday, Aaj News reported. According to police, two persons were injured when unidentified armed culprits opened fire in Quaidabad area. The injured were shifted to hospital where one succumbed to his injuries. The incident occurred when...


Nine Taliban killed in Karachi

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Nine Taliban killed in Karachi Nine suspected militants, reportedly associated with banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), were killed by police during an exchange of firing here on Sunday, police claimed. They added that the clash between the suspected militants and police took place when a search operation was under way in Mian Khan Goth, near National Highway following receiving an intelligence...


MQM announces to start drive for more provinces in country after Muharram

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MQM announces to start drive for more provinces in country after Muharram KARACHI:  Senior leader of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), Dr. Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui announced Sunday evening that his party will  start its campaign for more provinces, in accordance to administrative needs, across the country, after Muharram- ul- Haram. Addressing a rally arranged to register the protest against the statement by a PPP leader Syed Khursheed Ahmed...


Depression over Arabian Sea may turn into tropical cyclone enhancing chances of heavy rains in Pakistan’s coastal areas

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Depression over Arabian Sea may turn into tropical cyclone enhancing chances of heavy rains in Pakistan’s coastal areas KARACHI:  Pakistan Meteorological Department has warned that a deep depression over the Arabian Sea is expected to turn into tropical cyclone ‘Nilofar’ that may also bring heavy rains along the coast of the country including Karachi in next few days’ time. Mentioning on Sunday that the weather in the coastal areas may turn hot and...


Extra-ordinary steps to be adopted for Muharram security

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Extra-ordinary steps to be adopted for Muharram security KARACHI:  The Sindh police are adopting extra-ordinary measures for the security of the participants of Majalis and mourning processions during Muharram-ul-Haram. It was informed in a report prepared for IG Police Sindh by police department over Muharram security plan. It said the police officers and jawans having anti-terrorist training will discharge their responsibilities for the...


Karachi registers its eleventh dengue death

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Karachi registers its eleventh dengue death KARACHI:Karachi registered its eleventh dengue hemorrhagic fever death on Saturday as a 27- year- old woman Mehrunisa lost her two- week battle against the ailment on Saturday. The woman who was admitted to a private hospital, following high fever persisting for quite sometime, failed to regain stability despite being provided with needed assistance. Her condition deteriorated as...


Muharram-ul-Haram moon sighted

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Muharram-ul-Haram moon sighted KARACHI:The crescent of Muharram-ul-Haram (1436 A.H.) has been sighted, therefore, the first month of the Islamic calender will begin on Sunday, October 26, 2014. The Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee announced the decision with a consensus after receiving moon-sighting evidences from across the country, said a handout issued by the Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee, here on Saturday. The Youm-e-Ashur...


Wassan hopeful of MQM rejoining Sindh government

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Wassan hopeful of MQM rejoining Sindh government HYDERABAD: Sindh Minister for Anti-Corruption, Jails and Mines Manzoor Hussain Wassan expressed hope that Muttahida Quomi Movement (MQM) will rejoin the government after acceptances of some demands from the government. Since 1988, MQM remained allied with the provincial governments of different political parties including PPP, PML-N and PML (Q) and this time, it is hoped...


Muharram moon sighted, Ashura on Nov 4

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Muharram moon sighted, Ashura on Nov 4 Karachi: The new Islamic year starts October 26, 2014 as the crescent of Muharram-ul-Haram 1436 A.H. has sighted in the Pakistan. The Ashura (the 10th of Muharram) will fall on Tuesday November 4, 2014. It was announced after Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee meeting here at Pakistan Meteorological Department. On the other hand, the Zonal Ruet-e-Hilal Committee...


Constitution clear on new provinces yet no need bifurcate Sindh: Khuhro

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Constitution clear on new provinces yet no need bifurcate Sindh: Khuhro HYDERABAD: Senior Sindh Minister for Education and Literacy Nisar Ahmed Khuhro has said the procedure for the creation of new provinces is clearly mentioned in the Constitution however there is no need to bifurcate Sindh into more provinces. The majority of the members of Sindh Assembly do not want more provinces or administrative units by...


Two gang-war accused gunned down in Lyari raid

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Two gang-war accused gunned down in Lyari raid KARACHI: At least two gang-war accused were reported to be gunned down by the Law enforcement Agencies during a raid conducted in Lyari on Friday night, Aaj News reported According to the reports, both the gangsters were associated with Uzair Baloch group and were claimed to be involved in various crimes including murders and kidnapping...


PTI to hold public meeting in Larkana on Nov 21: Shah Mehmood

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PTI to hold public meeting in Larkana on Nov 21: Shah Mehmood MIRPURKHAS: Vice Chairman Pakistan Tahreek Insaf (PTI), Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that PTI would hold landmark public gathering at Larkana – the hub of PPP on November 21. He said this while speaking on the occasion of Dewali gathering held in solidarity with Hindu community on Friday. He said that since the last seven...


Opposition benches to MQM can’t be allotted till acceptance of resignations: Sharjeel

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Opposition benches to MQM can’t be allotted till acceptance of resignations: Sharjeel KARACHI: Provincial Minister for Information and Local Government Sharjeel Inam Memon has said that the seats designated for opposition parties in Sindh Assembly cannot be allotted to the legislators of MQM unless their resignations are accepted by the Governor. He said that it was the democratic right of any political party either to sit on...


IGP Sindh reviews security arrangements for Moharram

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IGP Sindh reviews security arrangements for Moharram HYDERABAD: The Inspector General of Police Sindh Ghulam Hyder Jamali while emphasizing the need of close coordination with Ulema of all sects, peace committees and other stakeholders has asked officers of the police right from Station House Officers to Senior superintendents of Police to make foolproof security arrangements during the month of Muharram-ul-Haram. Presiding over...


 
 
 



 
 
 



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