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Two accused of double murder in Karachi held in Hyderabad

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 3rd March 2015

Two accused of double murder in Karachi held in Hyderabad HYDERABAD:  Two accused  who allegedly  killed a couple during a house robbery in Karachi a few months ago have been arrested by the Hyderabad police. SSP Hyderabad Irfan Baloch told the APP here Tuesday that the police received a tip-off that the suspects were hiding in some locality in the limits of Chalgari police station....


Baloch culture day celebrated in different districts of Sindh

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Baloch culture day celebrated in different districts of Sindh SUKKUR: A large number of Balochs living in different areas of the Sukkur, Khairpur, Shikarpur, Jacobabad, Kashmore-Kandhkot and other districts of the Upper Sindh participated in Baloch cultural day celebrations here. The main programme was held at a private school of district Jacobabad. Hundreds of people from different walks of life attended the programme. The...


Tribunal dismisses plea against election of Amin Fahim

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 2nd March 2015

Tribunal dismisses plea against election of Amin Fahim HYDERABAD: The Hyderabad Election Tribunal at Kotri on Monday dismissed a  petition against  President Pakistan Peoples Party Parliamentarians Makhdoom Muhammad Amin Fahim’s election victory from NA-218 constituency in Matiari district. The judge Ashraf Baloch after hearing the case for longer than a year dismissed the case filed by the Pakistan Muslim League-Functional’s candidate for NA-218...


Five day OPV campaign begins in 12 UCs of Karachi central

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 2nd March 2015

Five day OPV campaign begins in 12 UCs of Karachi central KARACHI: The five day Anti-Polio Campaign, postponed last week due to non-availability of security cover for the concerned vaccinators, in 12 high risk UCs of district central, began here Monday. As per schedule 1,15,300 children, under five years of age will be vaccinated against the crippling disease during the special campaign in selected UCs of...


IGP orders for establishment of human rights desk at police stations

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 1st March 2015

IGP orders for establishment of human rights desk at police stations KARACHI:  Inspector General of Police (IGP) Sindh Ghulam Haider Jamali has directed the police officials to establish Human Rights Cells in all districts of the province, so that action can be taken against human rights violation and police abuse. He issued these instructions while reviewing a report by Karachi Police, said a handout issued here...


Karachi registers rain between 2.0 mm to 3.1 mm on Saturday

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 28th February 2015

Karachi registers rain between 2.0 mm to 3.1 mm on Saturday KARACHI:  Different parts of Karachi registered rain between 2.0 mm to 3.1 mm turning weather quite cool Saturday with all chances of thundershower on Sunday. The weather report released by Pakistan Meteorological Department this evening also mentioned that light to moderate rain occurred in different places of the province, According to weather forecast thunderstorm and...


Hindu community to mark Holi on March 5

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Hindu community to mark Holi on March 5 HYDERABAD: The local Hindus community will celebrate the Holi (festival of colour) on March 5, marking the advent of spring season. Celebrating Holi is an ancient custom and tradition.It is celebrated  as a symbol of ultimate triumph of the “good” over the “evil.” On the occasion of Holi the people of Hindus community meet with...


Explosives seized in Baldia Town Karachi

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Explosives seized in Baldia Town Karachi KARACHI: 30 kg explosive material was seized in Ittehad Town locality of Baldia Town, Police said on late Thursday night, Aaj News reported. According to the SSP Investigation Abdul Latif Siddiqui, the Bomb Disposal Squad was called in to diffuse the explosives. The BDS officials told media that 160 rods of 50 gram each were...


Dry, windy weather with cool night

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 25th February 2015

Dry, windy weather with cool night KARACHI: The Met Office forecast dry weather with cool night for the metropolis over the next 24 hours. The minimum temperature will remain in the range between 15 and  17 degrees centigrade. Mainly dry weather with cool night is likely to prevail elsewhere in the region. Source:...


Basic facilities being provided despite scant resources: Commissioner

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Basic facilities being provided despite scant resources: Commissioner HYDERABAD: Divisional Commissioner Hyderabad, Syed Asif Hyder Shah said that despite limited resources, all basic facilities including safe drinking water were being provided to people in the division besides carrying out development schemes. He said this while speaking on the occasion of visit by the US Consul General in Karachi, Brain Heath at his camp...


CM asks education department to identify fake and bogus recruitments

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CM asks education department to identify fake and bogus recruitments KARACHI:  Sindh Chief Minister, Syed Qaim Ali Shah has directed the education department to identify bogus and fake recruitment made on district level during the on-going tenure of the PPP government. “This would be easy to trace out if you go through the payroll made by A.G. Sindh,” he said while presiding a meeting of...


Worker Dies Accidental blast kills one, injures another

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 23rd February 2015

Worker Dies Accidental blast kills one, injures another HYDERABAD: A worker lost his life while another received injuries as a result of the blast of explosive material at Ganju Takkar Hill of Taluka Latifabad on Monday. According to police, the workers were using the explosive material for stone crushing from Ganju Takkar Hill when the explosive material ignited. As a result of the...


Bhagwan Das’s death condoled

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 23rd February 2015

Bhagwan Das’s death condoled SUKKUR: Members National Assembly (MNAs) Dr Nafeesa Shah Jillani and Dr Mahreen Bhutto  have condoled the death of former chief Justice (Retd) Rana Bagwan Das. In their condolence messages to the members of bereaved family, the MNAs paid rich tribute to the services of Rana Bagwan Das for the country. They said that his services...


Courts close work to mourn death of Justice (R) Bhagwandas

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Courts close work to mourn death of Justice (R) Bhagwandas HYDERABAD:  The proceedings of Sindh High Court (SHC) Hyderabad, District and Sessions Court as well as Civil Courts remained closed on Monday to  mourn  the death of former Judge Supreme Court Justice (R) Rana Bhagwandas. The members of the bench and bar expressed their deep grief and shock on the death of Justice (Retd) Rana...


Pakistan, Qatar enjoy brotherly ties: CG

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 22nd February 2015

Pakistan, Qatar enjoy brotherly ties: CG KARACHI: The Consul General of the State of Qatar, Saad Bin Abdulla Al-Mahmoud Al-Shareef has said that Pakistan and Qatar enjoy brotherly bilateral relations since ages. This he said while talking to the media at a reception hosted by him here on the occasion of Qatar National Day and anniversary of Sheikh Jassim Bin Mohammed...


Altaf wants transparent inquiry into ‘’Baldia Town Incident’’

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 21st February 2015

Altaf wants transparent inquiry into ‘’Baldia Town Incident’’ MQM Chief Altaf hussain wants transparent inquiry into Baldia Town Incident. In a statement issued on Saturday evening by London secretariat, Altaf Hussain asked Army Chief Raheel Sharif to constitute patriotic army officers’ committee to conduct inquiry into the Baldia Town Incident as 250 innocents were burnt alive in the incident, yet no any transparent...


Rangers’ raid in Gulistan-e-Johar, several arrested

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 21st February 2015

Rangers’ raid in Gulistan-e-Johar, several arrested KARACHI: Several people have been arrested when rangers conducted a raid at an office of a political party in Gulishtan-e-Johar Block-17. During the operation, the paramilitary force cordoned off entry and exit...


Karachi: Unknown miscreants set university student on fire

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 20th February 2015

Karachi: Unknown miscreants set university student on fire KARACHI: A university student has been set on fire by unknown miscreants in Akhtar colony area of Karachi, Aaj News reported. According to police, the victim is a student of a private university and was abducted four days back from Baloch colony. The injured student has been rushed to hospital for medical...


7,175 people vaccinated against Hepatitis-B

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 19th February 2015

7,175 people vaccinated against Hepatitis-B HYDERABAD: A total of 7,175 people have been vaccinated against Hepatitis-B while screening and test of Hepatitis B and C were conducted on 6,875 people by Chief Minister’s hepatitis Control Programme Sindh during the month of January 2015. According to an official announcement, vaccination were carried out in over 30 camps all over the province....


Dry weather likely in Karachi

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 18th February 2015

Dry weather likely in Karachi KARACHI: The Meteorological office on Wednesday forecast dry weather in the metropolis for next 24 hours. Minimum temperature is expected to remain between 19 and 20 degrees centigrade....


Sindh police arrest 5428 criminals in the current year

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 18th February 2015

Sindh police arrest 5428 criminals in the current year KARACHI:  Sindh police during the current year has apprehended 5428 criminals from  five most populated cities viz Karachi, Hyderabad, Larkana, Mirpurkhas and Shaheed Benazirabad. These arrests made during encounters and raids in the  five cities  as well as special and coordinated anti-criminal measures adopted at highways also resulted in recovery of weapons and ammunition. A...


MPA Lalchand Ukrani hails steps taken for welfare of minorities

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 18th February 2015

MPA Lalchand Ukrani hails steps taken for welfare of minorities KARACHI: Member Sindh Assembly, Dr Lalchand Ukrani has appreciated measures being adopted by provincial government for the welfare and protection of minority communities. In a meeting with Vice President Pakistan People Party Parliamentarian (PPPP), Sherry Rehman, he said the government appeared to be strongly committed to protect and safeguard the rights of the minorities. According...


Karachi: Two people shot dead near Hyderi

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 18th February 2015

Karachi: Two people shot dead near Hyderi KARACHI: Two people were killed when some unknown miscreants opened fire near Hydri police station here on Wednesday,  Aaj News reported. According to the sources, two unknown gunmen came on motorcycle and opened straight fire on the car, following which Mohammed Nawaz and Mohammed Kareem were killed on the spot. Further investigation into the incident...


Sindh CM expresses grief over loss of lives in Lahore incident

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 17th February 2015

Sindh CM expresses grief over loss of lives in Lahore incident KARACHI:  Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has expressed deep grief and sorrow over the loss of precious lives in terrorism incident in Lahore. In a statement issued here on Tuesday, he said “today the whole nation is united and on same page to fight against terrorism till its complete elimination from the country...


Pakistan, Turkish Navies to hold bilateral Naval Exercise

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 17th February 2015

Pakistan, Turkish Navies to hold bilateral Naval Exercise KARACHI: Pakistan Navy and Turkish Navy will hold a bilateral naval exercise commencing on 19 Feb with an aim to enhance interoperability and operational understanding. Turkish Navy Ship TCG BUYUKADA arrived at Karachi to participate in the exercise, which includes an elaborate Harbour and Sea phase, said a statement on Tuesday. The visiting ship was...


State Minister inaugurates grid station

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 16th February 2015

State Minister inaugurates grid station SUKKUR: Minister of State for Water and Power Chaudhry Abid Sher Ali has said that the government is committed to overcome power crises and there would be no load shedding in Pakistan by 2017. He said all power projects launched by the government would be completed on time. Talking to media after inaugurating a 132-KV...


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