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Imran Ali Shah

Imran Ali Shah

Correspondent, MM News Karachi.

Railways limits train operation amid surge in Covid-19 cases

KARACHI: The Pakistan Railways (PR) has limited the operation of the passenger trains in wake of the deadly Covid-19 third wave. According to sources, the railways took the decision following a surge in the country’s COVID-19 cases and deaths. Sources

Meet Karachi’s 55-year-old chaulay wala

KARACHI: Chana Chaat, Cholay, Bhel Puri, and all these delicacies are the perfect snack for anyone who takes pride in calling themselves a chitora. Located at Karachi’s Pakistan Chowk, Iqbal Cholay Wala has remained popular among Karachi’s foodies for the

First auction phase of 47 commercial plots in KDA completed

KARACHI: The Karachi Development Authority (KDA) has completed the first auction phase of 47 commercial plots on Wednesday. In the first phase, KDA auctioned 18 plots in Korangi and eight plots in Surjani Town in the metropolis. The total revenue

Sindh Local govt suspends three education directors

KARACHI: Sindh Local Government Board (SLGB) has suspended three education directors in the District Municipal Corporation (DMC) of the city. The suspended directors include Abdul Khaliq DMC West, Sher Ali East and Aslam Khan, Director Education Central. These officers were

KDA set to auction commercial plots on April 21-22

KARACHI: The Karachi Development Authority (KDA) is set to auction 47 commercial plots on April 21-22. As per details, there are a total of 47 commercial plots and one residential plot up for auction. These plots lie in Korangi Township,

Young girl catches truck driver who crushed two people at Karachi’s Qayumabad

KARACHI: Two men were crushed to death when a speeding trailer hit their motorcycle at Qayumabad bridge in Karachi’s Korangi on Monday evening. According to details, the driver responsible for the accident has been arrested by the police, while the

Crude oil theft continues as tanker mafia builds new base in Karachi

KARACHI: Crude oil theft continued as tankers mafia has established a new base in Karachi, sources revealed on Wednesday. According to details, after MM News TV reported on the theft of crude oil at various places on the National Highway,

Anti-encroachment drive along KCR track to start in third phase

KARACHI: Preparations for the operation against encroachments in the third phase of the circular railway have been completed, with several houses and flats likely to be affected. Earlier, the Supreme Court had issued directions for the removal of encroachments from

This Bengali chef has set up a Chinese restaurant on a rickshaw

A chef has opened a Chinese restaurant on a rickshaw in Karachi attracting food lovers from all over the city. Chef Muhammad Abbas has worked for some time at a restaurant in Bangladesh in addition to the leading Chinese restaurants

Story of a 9th grade student who developed a WhatsApp-style app

KARACHI: Teenage student of Karachi who despite meagre resources built his own messaging application based on many advanced features, has shared his pain full journey for developing the ‘FF Family’ app after three years of hard work. In an exclusive

Director Karachi Zoo suspended for receiving extra parking fee

KARACHI: Director of the Karachi Zoo Khalid Hashmi was suspended by Sindh Minister for Information Syed Nasir Hussain Shah under charges of receiving an extra amount for the parking fee. During a visit to Karachi Zoo (today ) on Sunday,

People of Karachi pay artistic tribute to mountaineer Ali Sadpara

KARACHI: A team of artists painted a beautiful picture of ace mountaineer Muhammad Ali Sadpara on Karachi’s Hassan Square Bridge in order to pay tribute to the legend, who went missing while climbing the K2 on February 9. The initiative

Local residents face hardships after Burns Road declared a food street

Local residents have faced hardships after the Sindh government declared to close Karachi’s Burns Road food street for traffic in the evening. One of Karachi’s oldest food streets, Burns Road, is being pedestrianized and closed for traffic in the evenings,

Meet 13-year-old Abdul Waris – the only bread earner of his family

KARACHI: Childhood is the name of innocence and dreams. However, it is unfortunate that thousands of children in Pakistan are forced to work to make their ends meet. Abdul Waris is a 13 years old boy from Karachi who works

Dow University claims to develop treatment for COVID-19

KARACHI: Scientists at Karachi’s Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) have claimed to develop the first medicine for the treatment of coronavirus, saying ‘severe’ patients who had received the product had a 100 percent recovery rate. According to Dow University,

Population of stray dogs increases to dangerous levels in Karachi

KARACHI: The menace of stray dogs is assuming an alarming proportion in various localities of the city, giving rise to dog-bite cases and creating a frightening atmosphere on roads and streets. According to details, the population of stray dogs has

City warden loses life over non-payment of salaries

KARACHI: The non-payment of salaries has affected the lives of wardens who are facing immense financial hardship. City warden Yousuf Mumtaz, who was troubled by economic woes, suffered a brain hemorrhage which resulted in his death. He was suffering from

Decision of hiking petroleum prices by Rs.16 to be taken today

KARACHI: The decision to increase petroleum products (POL) significantly from Tuesday, as the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA), has forwarded its summary in this regard to the Petroleum Division will be taken today. According to sources, OGRA has recommended

This Bank will open your account with just one roti

Did you know there is a bank in Karachi where anyone can open an account without depositing any money? Karachi-based Roti Bank lets a person open an account by depositing just a roti. A project of Yousuf Kayani, who is

First KCR train to Orangi railway station starts today

KARACHI: The second phase of the Karachi Circular Railway has been completed and a train will run from Karachi City station to Orangi railway station. The trial run of a KCR train commenced from the City station to Orangi. This

No adverse reactions reported from coronavirus vaccine: Dr Farhat

KARACHI: Medical Superintendent of Sindh Services Hospital, Karachi Dr. Farhat Abbas has said that no adverse reactions or side-effects have so far been reported by people who were vaccinated in Karachi. Talking to MM News Dr. Farhat said, “It is

Manghopir Road in shambles as Tablighi Jamaat gathering set to commence

KARACHI: The annual gathering of Tablighi Jamaat is starting from February 4 in Karachi with strictly-enforced safety precautions due to the spread of the coronavirus. All preparations have been made but the Main Manghophir Road lies in a dilapidated condition

Sewage overflow forces residents of Karachi to live in filth

KARACHI: Several major roads and streets in different areas of the metropolis have been submerged with filthy water owing to the collapse of its drainage system, causing inconvenience to motorists and pedestrians. Local government, including Karachi Electric, Sui Southern Gas

Police arrest two suspects over alleged gang rape of woman

KARACHI: Police on Monday claimed to have arrested two key suspects in a case pertaining to the rape of a woman during a robbery at a house in the Surjani Town area of the metropolis. According to police, the suspects,

MQM-P moves SHC against Local Government Board

KARACHI: The Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) filed an application the in Sindh High Court on Saturday against Sindh Local Government Board. According to details, MQM-P has filed a constitutional petition in the Sindh High Court against the unwarranted interference of

Two killed in trailer collision near Karachi’s Bahria Town

KARACHI: Two people lost their lives and one was injured in a collision between two trollers on the National Highway. According to details, two trollers collided on the national highway between Deh Kathor and Bahria Town in Karachi. The accident occurred

Sindh govt land worth Rs24bn illegally occupied

KARACHI: It has been revealed that more than one thousand acres of government lands in Karachi and Jamshoro, worth about Rs 24 billion, are illegally occupied under the alleged patronage of government officials. Chief Minister of Sindh Murad Ali Shah

Funds embezzled in Karachi zoo, animals at risk of starvation

KARACHI: Massive irregularities have been revealed in the Karachi Zoological Gardens and Landhi Zoo managed by Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) which has placed the animals at risk of starvation while many of the funds have been allegedly embezzled. Sources have

Garbage collection workers thrashed in Karachi’s Akhtar Colony

KARACHI: Two people were injured when a group of trash pickers thrashed the workers of a garbage contractor in Akhtar Colony after a dispute over collection of garbage in the area. The incident took place in Union Council-1 of Akhtar

Rs3.7m corruption revealed at Karachi’s National Museum

KARACHI: The government officials have allegedly embezzled millions of rupees meant to develop Karachi’s National Museum, it has been learned. According to details, millions of rupees were embezzled through fake billings. The embezzlement came to light during an audit, while