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Tuesday 28, July 2015
 
 
 
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IGP Sindh calls for police readiness to respond during rain – flood

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 27th July 2015

IGP Sindh calls for police readiness to respond during rain – flood KARACHI: Inspector General of Sindh Police, Ghulam Haider Jamali has directed the Additional IG Karachi and all DIGs to employ all available resources to control law & order and quickly respond during rain and flood situation across Sindh province. The Sindh Police Chief has issued these directives in view of heavy rain forecast by the...


Karachi faces power outages as rain pours

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 27th July 2015

Karachi faces power outages as rain pours KARACHI: Several areas of Karachi faced electricity break down as rain poured in the city, Aaj News reported. Affected areas included Landhi, Malir Liaquatabad, Korangi, Ranchor Line, Lyari and Soldier Bazar. According to a spokesperson of K-Electric several feeders tripped as winds gushed and rain poured. After a span of one and a half hours...


Shafqat Hussain to be hanged on Aug 4

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 27th July 2015

Shafqat Hussain to be hanged on Aug 4 KARACHI: Death row convict Shafqat Hussain will be hanged to death on August 4, Aaj News reported. He was convicted for killing a seven year old child but when the moratorium on death penalty was lifted this year, rights activist protested. He was sentenced to death in 2004. They said he was underage when he...


Flood approaching Sukkur

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 27th July 2015

Flood approaching Sukkur SUKKUR: A flash flood from Punjab is approaching Sindh through the Indus River, Aaj News reported. A flash flood near Guddu Barrage is approaching Sukkur inundating several villages on its way. Residents are trying to save cattle, houses and livelihoods. Minister Ali Hasan visited the affected regions, but was only indulged in a photo session...


Karachi to get thunderstorms

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 27th July 2015

Karachi to get thunderstorms KARACHI: Widespread Rain-thunderstrom are predicted in Karachi, Sukkar, Larkana, Mirpurkhas and Hyderabad divisions. Hyderabad, Sukkar and Larkana are on high alert for heavy rainfall, Aaj TV news reported. According to Met office, Karachi will experience a thunder-storm from Monday to Wednesday. The other days of the week weather will remain cloudy mostly in the city....


Administrator Karachi for speeding up cleanliness of `nallahs’

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 26th July 2015

Administrator Karachi for speeding up cleanliness of `nallahs’ KARACHI: The Administrator of Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC), Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui, has called for speeding up the cleaning of `nallahs’ in the city. He said on Sunday that the personnel of the civic bodies have performed well and cleansed such nallahs to a large extent but much more needs to be done and that the...


Nisar Khuhro, Nihal Hashmi urge PTI chief to tender apology to nation

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 26th July 2015

Nisar Khuhro, Nihal Hashmi urge PTI chief to tender apology to nation KARACHI: Sindh Minister for Information and Irrigation Nisar Ahmed Khuhro has asked the chief of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), Imran Khan, to tender an apology to the nation over the rejection of his allegation by the Judicial Commission regarding the alleged election rigging. He said in a statement on Sunday that the PTI chief was unable...


Rain expected from Monday to Thursday

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 25th July 2015

Rain expected from Monday to Thursday WEB DESK: The Met Department has predicted more rain in southern parts of the country in the next 12 hours. From Monday to Thursday rain is expected all over the country. Strong monsoon currents are likely to penetrate in upper parts of Pakistan during the next three to four days that may interact with the...


Altaf dissolves Rabita Committee

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 25th July 2015

Altaf dissolves Rabita Committee KARACHI: The Muttahida Qaumi Movement Chief Altaf Hussain, has suspended the Rabita Committee in Karachi, Aaj News reported. “Members of the Rabita Committee should not bother to come to nine zero [the party headquarters,” said Hussain. He said that he had suspended the committee for being negligent of their party duties. Hussain instructed all sector...


MQM to challenge Imran’s qualification as MNA

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MQM to challenge Imran’s qualification as MNA KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) on Friday announced to challenge qualification of Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan as Member of Parliament. MQM will challenge his qualification under Article 62 of the constitution, MQM leader Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui said while addressing a press conference on Friday. He said that Imran Khan had not only lied...


Sindh Information Minister asks Imran Khan to apologize publicly

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 23rd July 2015

Sindh Information Minister asks Imran Khan to apologize publicly KARACHI: Sindh Minister for Information and Irrigation, Nisar Ahmed Khuhro has urged Chief of Pakistan Tehreek e Insaaf to seek public apology for keeping nation confused on basis of his unfounded allegations about rigging in polls – 2013. Addressing a press conference here Thursday, following change in his portfolio from education to information in the...


Commissioner reviews ongoing work on rain drains in Karachi

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 23rd July 2015

Commissioner reviews ongoing work on rain drains in Karachi KARACHI: Commissioner of Karachi, Shoaib Ahmad Siddiqui, along with KWSB Chief, Syed Hashim Raza Zaidi on Thursday reviewed ongoing cleaning of around 18 different major rain drains and nullah running across the metropolis. On the occasion deputy commissioners of concerned districts told him that pace of work underway on Tipu Sultan – Peechar Nullah,  Lyari-...


By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 23rd July 2015

KARACHI: Sindh Minister for Health, Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar has ordered urgent data compilation of different diseases,including hepatitis,registered among people of the province. Chairing a departmental meeting here Thursday, he said the provincial government was keen to focus on prevention of diseases rampant in Karachi so as to ensure quality life for people in general....


K-Electric asks its consumers to adopt precautionary safety measures to avoid any accident during monsoon Season

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 23rd July 2015

K-Electric asks its consumers to adopt precautionary safety measures to avoid any accident during monsoon Season Karachi: K-Electric (KE) has advised the citizens of Karachi to adopt precautionary safety measures in light of the monsoon season which is underway. People are advised to be cautious of snapped electricity wires and any objects that they may be touching them, since these lines or objects could be energized especially where the streets are...


KMC Administrator reviews city condition after rain

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 22nd July 2015

KMC Administrator reviews city condition after rain KARACHI: Administrator Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC), Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui visited various part of the city after rain on the night intervening Tuesday and Wednesday to review and inspect the situation. During the visit he took stern notice of the power breakdown right after the rain started in the city, said a statement on Wednesday. He...


Moderate to heavy falls likely in Karachi

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 22nd July 2015

Moderate to heavy falls likely in Karachi KARACHI: The Met Office on Wednesday forecast cloudy weather with thunderstorm-rain with few moderate to heavy falls in the metropolis during the next 24 hours. It forecast that the maximum temperature is expected to remain in the range between 31 to 33 degrees centigrade. The Met Office recorded light to moderate rain at number of...


Prof. Atta chairs major international conferences in Boston, USA

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 22nd July 2015

Prof. Atta chairs major international conferences in Boston, USA KARACHI: An eminent Pakistani scientist and a former federal minister for science and technology, Prof. Dr. Atta ur Rehman, chaired a major international conference in Boston, USA. Prof. Atta, President of Network of Academies of Science of OIC Member States (NASIC) is co-chairing along with the US Nobel Laureate Prof. Ferid Murad, two major international...


Drive for removal of illegal, sub-standard billboards continue

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 22nd July 2015

Drive for removal of illegal, sub-standard billboards continue KARACHI: The drive continued in the city during the Eid holidays for the removal of illegal,sub-standard and damaged billboards and hoardings, on the directives of Commissioner/Administrator Karachi, Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui. A Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) statement on Tuesday said that some 250 such hoardings were removed from Saddar, Gulshan-i-Iqbal, North Nazimabad and other areas. Thousands...


PPP Karachi President asks NADRA to remove flaws from voters list

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 22nd July 2015

PPP Karachi President asks NADRA to remove flaws from voters list KARACHI: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), Karachi division’s President, Syed Najmi Alam has urged the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) authorities to expedite the process of rectifying flaws identified in the voters’ list for the forthcoming local bodies’ polls. In a statement issued Wednesday, the senior PPP leader said that given the fact that different...


Rain emergency declared in Karachi District South

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 21st July 2015

Rain emergency declared in Karachi District South KARACHI: In view of the expected rains, the District Municipal Corporation (DMC), Karachi South, has declared rain emergency. This was announced by the Administrator of DMC Karachi South, Mir Farooq Langov, on Tuesday. He said that the rain emergency would be for the protection from any losses during the expected downpour in the area, draining...


Bilawal grieved on loss of life in Chitral floods

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 21st July 2015

Bilawal grieved on loss of life in Chitral floods Karachi: Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, has expressed grief and sorrow over the loss of life and damages of property in devastating Chitral floods. In a press Statement issued by the Media Cell here on Tuesday, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari condoled with grieved families and stressed for quick relief in flood affected areas of...


City witnesses another hot day; Partly cloudy/cloudy weather forecast for Wednesday

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 21st July 2015

City witnesses another hot day; Partly cloudy/cloudy weather forecast for Wednesday KARACHI: Met office has forecast partly cloudy/cloudy weather in Karachi during the next 24 hours with chances of rain/drizzle. A Met Department official said here on Tuesday that the maximum temperature is expected to range between 34 to 36 centigrade during the period in the metropolis. He further stated that the maximum temperature recorded in...


IGP Sindh lauds police performance during Ramzan

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 21st July 2015

IGP Sindh lauds police performance during Ramzan KARACHI: The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Sindh, Ghulam Haider Jamali, has lauded the performance of the police especially during the month of Ramzan. He was presiding over a meeting at the Central Police Office (CPO) here on Tuesday. The IGP appreciated the performance of the police in discharging professional duties in collaboration with the...


Pasban leader, son arrested by Rangers

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 21st July 2015

Pasban leader, son arrested by Rangers KARACHI: Sindh Rangers on Monday arrested Pasban’s general secretary, Usman Muazzam Siddiqui and his son in a pre-dawn raid on their residence in Federal B’ Area. However, the reason for their arrests was not disclosed by the paramilitary forces. Disclosing this at a news conference, Pasban-e-Pakistan president Altaf Shakoor told media persons at Karachi Press...


Two killed in targetted attack

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 21st July 2015

Two killed in targetted attack KARACHI: Unkn0wn gunmen opened fire at a car in Korangi killing two, Aaj News reported. The gunmen opened fire at a car near Korangi Dhai, police said. The injured were rushed to the hospital but they succumbed to their wounds. The incident seemed to be one of personal...


Bilawal summons CM Sindh to Dubai

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Bilawal summons CM Sindh to Dubai DUBAI: Co-chairman Pakistan Peoples’ Party, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has summoned the Sindh Chief Minister and a provincial minister to his residence in Dubai, Aaj News reported. Qaim Ali Shah and Murad Ali Shah will be visiting the young party chairman today. Sources say that during the meeting important ministries will be shuffled and bureaucrats fired....


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