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Police initiate workshop services in Karachi amid COVID-19 lockdown

KARACHI: The police have started workshop services for the citizens of Karachi during the lockdown imposed in the city due to coronavirus. The services include vehicles’ tyre repairing and engine issues. As per details, people can contact the police helpline

Private schools in Karachi requested to offer 20pc fee discount

KARACHI: Sindh education and Literacy Department has instructed all the administrators of the private schools to give 20 percent discount in the tuition fees of students for the month of April and May in view of the COVID-19 epidemic situation.

Secretary local govt orders to re-launch anti dog bite campaign in Sindh

KARACHI: Secretary Local Government Roshan Ali Shaikh has ordered to re-launch the anti-dog bite campaign across the province. Chairing a high level meeting of officials in his office, Roshan ordered to accelerate the anti-dog bite campaign in province and passed

Four graveyards in Karachi reserved to bury coronavirus victims

KARACHI: In order to take sufficient steps in wake of the coronavirus pandemic, the local government in Karachi has decided to allocate four graveyards particularly for the burial of those who died from the coronavirus. The decision was taken on

COVID-19: KE vows to ensure power supply

KARACHI: K-Electric remains dedicated to ensuring customer support in the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in the metropolis. Consecutively to make sure the connection of services to consumers, KE’s field teams will carry on services and to be on-ground

CM Sindh performance on coronavirus is remarkable: minister

KARACHI: Sindh Minister for Information & Local Government has said prevention as the most effective tool against coronavirus diseases. In a statement, Nasir Hussain Shah has applauded the Chief Minister Sindh for his rapid and effective measures against the coronavirus

Sindh LG Secretary reviews progress on ‘rabies free programme’

KARACHI: On the directives of Sindh Minister for Information, Local Government, Syed Nasir Hussain Shah, Secretary Local Government Roshan Ali Shaikh presided over an important meeting to review the steps being taken control the incidents of dog bites in the

Illegal cables being removed from electricity network across city: KE

KARACHI: K-Electric has launched a large-scale operation to remove unauthorized and hazardous cable TV and internet wires illegally encroaching on electricity poles in the metropolis. According to KE sources, KE teams confiscated more than 40,000 kilograms of these cables from

Action would be taken against those responsible for building’s collapse: Minister

KARACHI: Sindh Minister for Information Syed Nasir Hussain Shah has said that serious action would be taken against those found involved in the collapse of a residential building in Karachi’s Golimar area. He said that Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad

KMC starts anti-encroachment operation in district west

KARACHI: The Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) has launched a major severe operation against encroachments in District West on Tuesday. KMC anti-encroachment Senior Director Bashir Siddiqui said the 350-acre land of the KMC Officers Housing Society is under the control of

Family of jobless man who committed suicide gets home in Karachi

KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI) Central Vice President Haleem Adil Sheikh here Sunday visited Ibrahim Haideri locality of the megacity and handed over a house and household items to the children of a man Mir Hassan, who had committed

Police decides to install over 8263 CCTV cameras in Karachi

KARACHI: Karachi police had decided to install More than 8263 CCTV cameras within the limits of Pakistan Bazaar and other police stations in metropolis to make sure the safety of the citizens in the city. District West police official said

SHC seeks revenue board’s report in illegal occupation of KU land

KARACHI:  Sindh High Court (SHC) on Wednesday instructed the provincial Board of Revenue (BoR) to put forward record into the alleged illegal occupation of a University of Karachi (KU) land intended for research purpose. According to details, a Sindh High

Soybean dust ‘likely cause’ of Karachi poisonous gas deaths: experts

KARACHI: The experts reached to explore the factors of poisonous gas that caused the mysterious deaths of 14 people in Karachi during the last two days. According to a report submitted to Karachi Commissioner disclosed that the incident happened due

Promotion of GB tourism discussed in governor’s meeting

KARACHI:  Governor Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) Raja Jalal Hussain called on Governor Sindh Imran Ismail in Karachi and discussed the promotion of tourism in GB. On the occasion, Governor Sindh said Prime Minister Imran Khan is taking keen attention in the promotion

Minster rejects news of gas leakage from cargo ship in Keamari

KARACHI: Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs, Ali Zaidi on Monday turned down the news regarding mysterious gas leakage from any cargo ship in the Keamari area of the metropolis. Talking to a private news channel Zaidi said gas was leaked

Six dead, over 90 hospitalised in Keamari ‘gas leak’ incident

KARACHI: At least six people, including two women, were killed and more than 90 others were hospitalised when poisonous gas spread in Keamari area of the metropolis. Authorities suspected that the leakage— as gas— occurred during offloading chemicals from a

Principles of human rights are not being implemented in society:  Sindh CM

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that there is no doubt that the principles of human rights are not being implemented in our society in true letter and spirit. This he said while talking to a

Conspiracy being hatched through disinformation about economy: Haleem Adil

KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI) Vice President and leader of the parliamentary party in Sindh assembly Haleem Adil Sheikh here Tuesday said that a conspiracy is being hatched against their federal government and there is a disinformation drive about

Rangers hand over recovered valuables to owners

KARACHI: Pakistan Rangers Sindh on Tuesday held an event at Rangers Anti Terrorism Wing to return recovered valuables to their owners. According to a Rangers spokesman, the valuables, including motorbikes cell phones, Pakistani currency 550,000, which were recovered during operations

FM Qureshi discuses challenges of economic diplomacy for Pakistan

KARACHI: The Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi organized a distinguished lecture on ‘The strategic importance of Economic Diplomacy for Pakistan in the 21st century’ by honourable Foreign Minister (FM) of Pakistan, Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi, at the IBA. On

Seven-day anti polio campaign begins in Karachi

KARACHI: Seven-day anti-polio campaign started in Karachi and will continue till the 16th of the month to administer vaccine drops to children. According to the official at the National Emergency Operations Centre for Polio, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali

Woman dies after being hit by train in Karachi

KARACHI: A woman was killed after being hit by a train while crossing the railway line near Karachi’s Malir Halt Railway Station on Monday. According to rescue sources, a 35-year old unknown woman was hit by a speeding train as she

Over 1200 graduates receive degrees in SSUET convocation

KARACHI: Sir Syed University of Engineering & Technology (SSUET) organized its 23rd Convocation around 1200 degrees were distributed among students in different fields. Position holder students were awarded gold, silver and bronze medals for securing the highest marks in the

Rangers, police nab 15 suspected criminals in Karachi

KARACHI: Pakistan Rangers Sindh conducted joint operations with city police on Sunday apprehended 15 suspected criminals from different parts of the city. According to a press release issued by the paramilitary force’s spokesman, the paramilitary force and police nabbed 15

Center, Sindh government reach consensus on Mushtaq Mehar as new IGP

KARACHI: The federal government and Sindh government finally agreed on appointing Mushtaq Mehar as the new Sindh Inspector General of Police (IGP), replacing Kaleem Iman as the provincial police chief. Sources informed that a notification in this regard to be

Anti Vehicle Lifting Cell nab four motorbikes lifters in Karachi

KARACHI: Anti Vehicle Lifting Cell (AVLC)  claimed to have apprehended four alleged motorcycle lifters and recovered five snatched motorbikes from their custody. According to Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) AVLC, Sarfaraz Nawaz Sheikh, on a tip-off, Jamshed Division AVLC police

Pakistani citizens must practice best hygiene against coronavirus: expert

KARACHI: A virology expert has urged the citizens to protect themselves against the possible threat from the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in the country, saying that the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the outbreak of new coronavirus a global

Power minister again deems Sindh govt responsible for gas crises

KARACHI: Federal Minister for Energy Omar Ayub Khan has held the Sindh government responsible for the ongoing gas shortage in the province, complaining that people are not getting their due rights in the province as per the Constitution. Federal Minister

Kidnapped minor girl recovered in Karachi, suspect arrested

KARACHI: Karachi police on Friday recovered a six-year-old girl from the captivity of the kidnapper, who had taken her away from a house in Karachi’s Surjani Town area. According to an official in central police office Karachi, the kidnapped girl