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Good paymasters to be relieved of loadshedding: Abid Sher Ali

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 23rd April 2014

Good paymasters to be relieved of loadshedding: Abid Sher Ali HYDERABAD: Minister of State for Water and Power, Abid Sher Ali has said that the government has prioritized to clear circular debt and provide electricity to public at nominal rate. He was addressing a press conference here on Wednesday after chairing the meeting with officials of HESCO to review the situation of ongoing campaign against...


Sukkur: Police cut off the tongue of a citizen

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 23rd April 2014

Sukkur: Police cut off the tongue of a citizen SUKKUR:  A person claimed that the C Section police cut off his tongue when he refused to give them bribe money, Aaj News reported on Wednesday. According to the reports, the man was tortured before his tongue was cut off. He was admitted to the nearest hospital for treatment. Further investigations into the incident are...


Karachi violence claims four lives in two hours

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 23rd April 2014

Karachi violence claims four lives in two hours KARACHI: Firing incidents remained continued in Karachi as four more people were killed just within two hours on Wednesday, Aaj News reported. According to Police and rescue teams, two sack-packed bodies were found in Mewa Shah graveyard and another near Lasbela bridge in wee hours today. Unidentified bike riders fired shots on a car in...


Two MQM ministers take oath

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 22nd April 2014

Two MQM ministers take oath KARACHI: Sindh Governor , Dr. Ishrat-ul-Ebad Khan on Tuesday administered oath to two ministers– Abdul Rauf Siddiqui and Dr. Sagheer Ahmed from Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) here at the Governor House. On this occasion, it was also announced that Muhammad Adil Siddiqui and Faisal Sabzwari have been appointed as Advisors to the Sindh Chief Minister,...


PML (N) govt to rid country of power load shedding: Abid Shher Ali

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 22nd April 2014

PML (N) govt to rid country of power load shedding: Abid Shher Ali SUKKUR: Minister of State for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali here on Tuesday said the PML-N government would make the country loadsheding free for which various practical steps were underway. Addressing a news conference here at SEPCO headquarters he said that the government was planning to disconnect power supply to areas with the highest...


Qaim seeks French investment in power, other sectors

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 22nd April 2014

Qaim seeks French investment in power, other sectors KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has said that Sindh Government is encouraging local and foreign investment in energy sector, through public private partnership (PPP), joint venture (JV), providing tax holiday with other incentives to fill the gap in power generation and overcome to energy crises. This he stated while talking to Consul...


Senate Chairman accepts MQM’s Mustafa Kamal resignation

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 22nd April 2014

Senate Chairman accepts MQM’s Mustafa Kamal resignation ISLAMABAD: Senator Chairman Nayar Bukhari has approved resignation of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Syed Mustafa Kamal, who was asked by his party to quit the seat in the upper house of Parliament last year Aaj News reported on Tuesday. According to the reports, his resignation was submitted to the Senate Secretariat. The Senate chairman...


Abducted UN staff in Pakistan recovered ’safe and well’

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 21st April 2014

Abducted UN staff in Pakistan recovered ’safe and well’ KARACHI: Two Pakistani employees of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) who were abducted in Karachi four days ago were recovered on Monday, officials said. Officers raided a house in the east of the city in the early hours of the morning after tracing mobile phone signals, senior police official Sultan Khawaja, told AFP, and...


PM visits Hamid Mir, chairs meeting on law, order

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 21st April 2014

PM visits Hamid Mir, chairs meeting on law, order KARACHI: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Monday chaired a meeting to review law and order situation in Karachi. Sindh Governor Dr. Ishrat-ul-Ebad Khan and Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah, Federal Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage, Senator Pervaiz Rashid, Defence Minister Khwaja Asif, and senior government officials attended the meeting. The Prime...


Low-cost electricity priority of government: Khawaja Asif

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 21st April 2014

Low-cost electricity priority of government: Khawaja Asif GUDDU: Federal Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Asif said on Monday that minimizing loadshedding to zero and electricity supply to consumers at lower tariff were top priorities of the government. Khawaja Asif said this while addressing a ceremony after Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif inaugurated integration of two gas turbines with overall electricity generating...


PCG seizes 420 kg hashish

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 21st April 2014

PCG seizes 420 kg hashish KARACHI: Pakistan Coast Guards (PCG) seized large quantity of fine quality Hashish from general area Tusak near Pasni (Balochistan). According to a press release issued here on Monday, PCG officials received credible information from intelligence sources about smuggling of Hashish from general area Tusak, Pasni. A seizure was carried out by PCG Special Mobile Patrol...


Sukkur: 14 children among 42 killed in bus crash

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 21st April 2014

Sukkur: 14 children among 42 killed in bus crash SUKKUR: A speeding passenger bus smashed into a tractor-trailer in Sukkur town Sunday, killing 42 people including 14 children and injuring more than a dozen others with many in critical condition, police said. Several passengers were trapped inside the pink bus that was left badly mangled after the high-speed crash in the town of Sukkur,...


Karachi: Four bullet-riddled bodies found

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 21st April 2014

Karachi: Four bullet-riddled bodies found KARACHI: At least four bodies bearing bullet wounds were found from the vicinity of Dhabeji police station early Monday morning, Aaj News reported. According to police, the victims were shot dead after abducting from some area. Later, their bodies were dumped in the secluded area of Dhabeji . The bodies of the victims were shifted...


Senior police team to investigate attack on Hamid Mir: Qaim

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 19th April 2014

Senior police team to investigate attack on Hamid Mir: Qaim KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has condemned the armed attack on senior journalist and anchorperson Hamid Mir here on Saturday. In a statement, he termed it an attack on freedom of press and said that a team of senior police officers has been assigned to investigate the matter and arrest of the...


Comprehensive development strategy under implementation: Sharjeel

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 19th April 2014

Comprehensive development strategy under implementation: Sharjeel HYDERABAD: Sindh Information Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon has said that provincial government of PPP has prepared a comprehensive strategy for social welfare and development work to facilitate people at their doorsteps. The Chairman PPP Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari are personally monitoring these development projects and the completion of these projects will...


Karachi: Police encounter kills one robber, one injured

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 19th April 2014

Karachi: Police encounter kills one robber, one injured KARACHI: Police in Karachi claimed to have killed one alleged robber and another one got injured at North Nazimabad on Saturday, Aaj News reported. According to the Police report, the two motorbike riders, who ignored their signal to stop, were fired upon injuring both of them, while one of the injured died on way to...


Zardari visits drought-hit Tharparkar

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 19th April 2014

Zardari visits drought-hit Tharparkar THARPARKAR: Former president and co-chairman Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Asif Ali Zardari visited drought-hit areas in Tharparkar on Friday, Aaj News reported. According to the reports, Zardari reviewed the overall situation of the region and relief activities in the areas, during his visit. Moreover, Asif Zardari directed Sindh government to install water plant in Thar...


Zardari visits Thar, briefed on relief measures

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 18th April 2014

Zardari visits Thar, briefed on relief measures MITHI: Former president and Co-Chairman PPP, Asif Ali Zardari said that all Reverse Osmosis (RO) plants should be made functional to ensure safe drinking water for the people of Thar. He said this during his visit to RO plant near Thar Coal office here, said a statement released on Friday by district information department. “If...


Efforts being made to preserve cultural heritage of Sindh: Sharmila

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 18th April 2014

Efforts being made to preserve cultural heritage of Sindh: Sharmila KARACHI: Sindh Culture department is making all out efforts to promote and preserve the unmatchable heritage of Sindh. This was stated by Special Assistant to CM Ms.Sarmila Farooqui in her statement on the occasion of World Heritage day, being observed on April 18. In a statement issued here on the occasion of World Heritage Day...


Karachi: Three thieves killed in a police encounter

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 18th April 2014

Karachi: Three thieves killed in a police encounter KARACHI: Three thieves were killed in the wee hours on Friday in two different police encounters, which took place in Muhammad Ali Society and Orangi Town respectively, Aaj News reported. The police sources revealed that the thieves, who were encountered by the police were involved in looting citizens near Tipu Sultan traffic Signal in Muhammad...


Karachi: PCG recovers smuggled petrol

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 16th April 2014

Karachi: PCG recovers smuggled petrol KARACHI: Pakistan Coast Guards (PCG) and Pakistan Customs officials seized 19,000 liters of petrol and diesel on RCD Highway and Baba Island Keamari Karachi. During routine checking, PCG recovered about 15,000 liters Irani petrol from a Hino Mazda truck on RCD Highway and 4,000 liters Irani diesel from a launch at Baba Island Keamari Karachi...


47 shopkeepers fined: 4 arrested in Karachi

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 16th April 2014

47 shopkeepers fined: 4 arrested in Karachi KARACHI: As many as 47 shopkeepers were challaned and a fine of Rs. 186,100 were imposed for overcharging in violation to the price list of essential commodities while four milk sellers were arrested and sent to jail on persistent violation of the price list. Commissioner Karachi Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqi has said that an operation against...


Targeted operations likely to point political workers

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 16th April 2014

Targeted operations likely to point political workers KARACHI: Leaders of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), Jamat-e-Islami (JI) and Awami National Party (ANP) claimed that the ongoing targeted operation against the criminals in Karachi has been diverted towards their party members and workers, Aaj News reports. According to the reports, ANP leader Shahi Syed said that Karachi targeted operation is being conducted against only...


Muzaffargarh: A girl sets herself on fire over Domestic violence

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 16th April 2014

Muzaffargarh: A girl sets herself on fire over Domestic violence MUZAFFARGARH: As a result of the fight between two sisters, one of them attempted to commit suicide by setting herself on fire on Wednesday, after which she said to be in critical condition, Aaj News reported. According to report, 18 years old Iqra, who is a resident of Muzaffargarh’s area Thattiyan Saala, tried to commit...


CM Sindh takes notice of measles break out in Kenjhar

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 15th April 2014

CM Sindh takes notice of measles break out in Kenjhar KARACHI: Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah has took serious notice of media reports about the out break of measles in Kenjhar and its surrounding areas and gastro in different areas of district Khairpur and Larkana. Syed Qaim Ali Shah directed the authorities of Health Department PPHI to take preventive measures and ensure extensive...


Three of a family die in bomb blast

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 15th April 2014

Three of a family die in bomb blast MITIARI: At least three people including two children were killed in an explosion in a slum house along bypass near Government Degree College here on Tuesday. According to police sources, the deceased belonged to the same family and identified as Nathio, father, Vishnu,son and Ganga, daughter. All of them died on the spot. The police said...


 
 
 



 
 



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