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Three cities of Pakistan make it to 20 most polluted cities list
25th July 2015 Three cities of Pakistan make it to 20 most polluted cities list
WEB DESK: Three cities of Pakistan have made it to the the top 20 most polluted cities of the world. A survey by the World Economic Forum has ranked Karachi, Peshwar and Rawalpindi in the list. Karachi is...
Rain-related incidents claim 11 lives in Karachi
24th July 2015 Rain-related incidents claim 11 lives in Karachi
KARACHI: As many as 11 people have died in rain-related incidents in Karachi since heavy rainfall hit the city Thursday evening, Aaj News reported. According to the rescue sources, the majority of deaths took place due to electrocution....
Commissioner reviews ongoing work on rain drains in Karachi
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...
Speedy car over turns in Karachi, kills four
23rd July 2015 Speedy car over turns in Karachi, kills four
KARACHI: As many as four people were killed and three others sustained injuries when their speedy car turned turtle at Shahrah-e-Faisal early on Thursday morning, Aaj News reported. According to rescue sources, all the four died in the...
Moderate to heavy falls likely in Karachi
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...
Pasban leader, son arrested by Rangers
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...
Two killed in targetted attack
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...
Partly cloudy, chances of light rain in Karachi on Friday
16th July 2015 Partly cloudy, chances of light rain in Karachi on Friday
KARACHI, July 16 (APP): The Met Office on Thursday forecast partly cloudy or cloudy and windy weather with chances of light rain or drizzle in the metropolis during the next 24 hours. It said the maximum temperature is...
Suspect killer of Allama Abbas Kumaili’s son held
14th July 2015 Suspect killer of Allama Abbas Kumaili’s son held
KARACHI: Police on Monday claimed to have arrested a man, allegedly involved in the murder of Akbar Kumaili, son of Allama Abbas Kumaili here. The suspect identified as Nasir Dhobi (washman) Police said that the raid was conducted...
PPP submits motion in NA over load shedding
13th July 2015 PPP submits motion in NA over load shedding
ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Peoples Party submitted a motion against K-Electric over extended power outages in Karachi, Aaj News reported. The motion states that water and power ministers should appear in the National Assembly and answer questions raised by...
Over 40 seminaries still maintaining contacts with terrorists
13th July 2015 Over 40 seminaries still maintaining contacts with terrorists
KARACHI: More than 40 seminaries in Sindh have been maintaining contacts with terrorists. An emergency meeting of Sindh Apex Committee, headed by Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah, Sunday examined the ongoing targeted operation in Sindh and the law...
Fourth major power breakdown within one week
13th July 2015 Fourth major power breakdown within one week
KARACHI: Karachiites experienced a fourth major power breakdown within one week as the port city plunged into darkness in the early hours on Monday. According to the reports, several areas of Karachi remain without electricity including Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Clifton,...
Discovering the ancient wells of Malir
11th July 2015 Discovering the ancient wells of Malir
KARACHI: Some shrines and temples I watch. Farmers at work. Children playing in the sun, their pets wandering in the rough grassland. My bus was inching towards Memon Goth, a faraway rundown locality in Karachi. It was a...
Rangers might leave Karachi tonight
8th July 2015 Rangers might leave Karachi tonight
KARACHI: The powers Rangers enjoyed in Karachi after the Pakistan Protection Ordinance will expire tonight, Aaj News reported. On November 10 last year, the Sindh government had allowed Rangers through a notification under the Anti-Terrorism (Amendment) Act to...
At least four people gunned down in separate incidents of firing
7th July 2015 At least four people gunned down in separate incidents of firing
KARACHI: A sub-inspector of Sindh Police and manager of a local bank among at least four people have been gunned down in separate incidents of firing within few hours in the city, officials said early on Tuesday. According...
Karachi action not against any political group: Rangers
6th July 2015 Karachi action not against any political group: Rangers
KARACHI: The Pakistan Rangers, Sindh, Sunday  said that the ongoing targeted action in Karachi was not against any political, religious or ethnic group, rather it is against criminals and “militant wings” of groups. The para-military force, in a...
Reham Khan to visit Karachi today
4th July 2015 Reham Khan to visit Karachi today
KARACHI: In the aftermath of severe heatwave that killed more than 1,200 people in the last two weeks, wife of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan, Reham Khan will visit the city today, Aaj News reported. According to...
New wave of target killing takes six lives
3rd July 2015 New wave of target killing takes six lives
KARACHI: In a new wave of target killing six people in the city lost their lives and eight got injured, Aaj News reported Two men including a police officer were gunned down at Korangi 1/2.The police officer was...
Weather turns pleasant yet people urged to avoid hot, fried food
2nd July 2015 Weather turns pleasant yet people urged to avoid hot, fried food
KARACHI: Partly cloudy weather, with chances of drizzle, mercury ranging between 33-35 Celsius and humidity tolerable made Thursday quite pleasant for Karachiites. Doctors have however advised people not be complacent and continue to be cautious in their choice...
Karachi to experience shortfall of water due to faulty pumps in Dhabeji
30th June 2015 Karachi to experience shortfall of water due to faulty pumps in Dhabeji
KARACHI: KWSB officials have informed Karachi Commissioner Tuesday that the metropolis may experience a shortfall of 40 million gallon water daily for a day or two due to fault developed in its diesel run pumps at Dhabeji pumping...
Partly cloudy, humid weather likely in Karachi on Tuesday
29th June 2015 Partly cloudy, humid weather likely in Karachi on Tuesday
KARACHI: The Met Office on Monday forecast partly cloudy weather with humid conditions in the metropolis during the next 24 hours. It said the maximum temperature is expected to remain in the range between 35 to 37 degrees...
Noor Ali ‘Pani Wala’- quenching thirst in Malir
29th June 2015 Noor Ali ‘Pani Wala’- quenching thirst in Malir
KARACHI: For the residents of Malir—Noor Ali is a one stop solution for their drinking water woes. Tired of the saline water which comes in their taps, they contact Ali who brings each house water canisters. A rented...
PM’s visit to Karachi postponed
29th June 2015 PM’s visit to Karachi postponed
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s visit to Karachi today has been postponed due to some official engagements, Aaj News reported. The visit will now take place on Wednesday. The reason as to why the visit was postponed remains...
One more death from heat stroke
27th June 2015 One more death from heat stroke
KARACHI: Another death by heat stroke was reported even after the temprature dropped to 33 degree Celsius, Aaj News reported. The total death toll from the heat wave has crossed the 1000 mark. Concerned officials in different hospitals...
Heatwave kills 9 more
26th June 2015 Heatwave kills 9 more
KARACHI: Death toll from the killer heatwave increased as nine more people died in Karachi, Aaj News reported. The deceased breathed their last at the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre, pushing the death toll to over 1000. Another death...
K-Electric not responsible for deaths, Khursheed Shah
24th June 2015 K-Electric not responsible for deaths, Khursheed Shah
KARACHI: Blaming K-Electric is not the solution of  the problem, said Leader of the Opposition, Khursheed Shah in the National Assembly on Wednesday, Aaj News reported. Holding the incumbent Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government responsible for the deaths,...
 
 
 
 
 
 

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