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Sargodha administration reportedly declares Ahmadiyya as Islamic sect

SARGODHA: The city administration has reportedly declared Ahmadiyya an Islamic sect, which has sparked outrage among the religious scholars of the country. According to a notification issued by the District Information Department, the city police have been deployed at mosques

SHC sets aside single bench order regarding appointment of JSMU VC

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court’s appellate bench set aside the SHC’s single bench order with regard to the continuation of notification about appointment of the Jinnah Sindh Medical University (JSMU) vice-chancellor and ordered that the notification shall remain suspended till

FIA launches enquiry against former Senator’s oil companies

KARACHI: Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has initiated an enquiry against oil companies, including one owned by former Senator Taj Muhammad Afridi, for misusing oil intended for NATO supplies and causing massive losses to the national exchequer.  Taj Muhammad Afridi, a

Illegal appointments in DUET: PPP leaders trying to suppress inquiry

KARACHI: Some politicians, belonging to Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), are allegedly trying to suppress the investigation, being conducted by Anti-Corruption Establishment, against illegal recruitments and promotions in Dawood University of Engineering and Technology, it has been emerged today (Tuesday). According

Over Rs130m illegally transferred to MUET finance manager’s bank account

KARACHI: Over Rs130 million has been illegally transferred to bank account of Syed Mansoor Shah, finance manger of Mehran University of Engineering and Technology, during the period of 2015 to 2020, it has been revealed. Syed Mansoor Shah also served

Sindh govt fails to take action against MUET’s VC despite corruption cases

KARACHI: The Sindh government has failed to take action against Vice-Chancellor of Mehran University of Engineering and Technology, Dr Aslam Uqaili, despite allegations of corruption, illegal appointments and assets beyond means. According to details, several inquiries are underway against Dr

FGE Housing Authority hires 24 drivers in rules violation

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Government Employees Housing Authority (FGEHA) has recruited 24 drivers (BS 05) and two dispatch riders in violation of rules and merit, it has been revealed. While the FGEHA is mired in serious financial irregularities in land acquisition,

ACE initiates enquiry against illegal appointments in Dawood University

KARACHI: Anti-Corruption Establishment has initiated an enquiry regarding illegal appointments and other irregularities in Dawood University of Engineering and Technology. Deputy Director, ACE East Zone II, has written a letter to the Registrar, Dawood University, seeking details regarding the inquiry

BSE Karachi’s negligence causes matric students to suffer

KARACHI: The acquisition of admit cards became a nerve-wracking exercise for the matric students of Karachi as they had to remain on their toes till Friday night while their examinations are only three days away. As per details, the Board

Chairman Matric Board waives late fees of favoured schools

KARACHI: Chairman Matriculation Board Syed Sharaf Ali Shah has allegedly started waiving late fees of ninth and tenth class from certain school owners, it has been revealed. It has also been learned that owners of schools in Defence, Gulshan-e-Iqbal and

Forced conversions: Ahmadi men in Pakistan deceitfully marrying Muslim women

LAHORE: Ahmadi community, who has been declared a non-Muslim minority in the Constitution of Pakistan, is forcibly converting innocent Muslim women by marrying them. Several similar cases were reported in the past year in Peshawar, Chiniot and Lahore. A man,

Authorities to recover excess payment of Rs12.5m from ex-VC SMIU

KARACHI: The administration of Sindh Madressatul Islam University (SMIU) has levelled serious allegations of alleged corruption and irregularities on former Vice-Chancellor of the University Dr Muhammad Ali Shaikh. According to a letter issued by Director Finance Ghulam Ali, a copy

Illegal promotions of non-teaching staff revealed in BBSUL

KARACHI: Benazir Bhutto Shaheed University Lyari’s (BBSUL) Vice-Chancellor Akhtar Baloch, Registrar Adnan Abid, Director Finance and Nazim Examiners have been accused of promoting favourite officials without the permission of the syndicate and selection board. According to the letter No BBSUL/Admin/2021/8590,

C&S College Shikarpur principal resigns over ‘power politics’

SHIKARPUR: The principal of C&S Govt Degree College Shikarpur, Professor Irshad Jumani, has tendered his resignation and refused to serve any more, over what he says are multiple issues including political pressure. For the last two to three years, principals

Religious ministry’s officials suppressing evidence in stolen dissertation case

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Religious Affairs has yet to complete the departmental inquiry into a stolen dissertation entitled ‘The State of Madina’ (Riyasat-e-Madina) for receiving the Presidential Award. According to details, the dissertation was stolen from the office of the

Irregularities revealed in Urdu University’s appointment tests for lecturers

KARACHI: Some current and retired faculty members of the Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology (FUUAST) have raised concerns over what they said irregularities in the aptitude tests for recruitment of lecturers in the varsity. As soon as

Street crimes register alarming rise in Karachi

KARACHI: During the past five months, street crimes have registered an alarming increase across the metropolis as the police seem to have failed in launching an effective response against the criminals.  According to details, during the first five months of

Authorities fail to stop illegal allotment of KWSB houses

KARACHI: The higher authorities of Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB) have illegally allotted government houses to non-deserving employees or private people, it has been revealed. The authorities have illegally allotted Bungalow No C-9, KWSB staff colony No 6 to

Irregularities detected in key Urdu University’s appointments

KARACHI: The acting management of the Federal University of Urdu Science, Arts and Technology, seems bent on proceeding with promotions of Lecturer, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professors in violation of several university rules. Dr. Rubina Mushtaq, Acting Vice-Chancellor of

IBA students involved in drug use, parents request cancelling admissions

KARACHI: The students of the Institute of Business Administration (IBA) are involved in drug and immoral activities, sources revealed on Monday.  According to sources, in the written complaints the parents of students requested the IBA to cancel the admissions of

Authorities plan to recruit ineligible individuals on higher posts of Education Boards

KARACHI: The Sindh Universities and Boards Department has issued an ambiguous and illegitimate advertisement for the recruitment of chairpersons in five education boards of Sindh. According to details, the advertisement has been issued for the vacant posts of Chairman of

Academic year of 7,000 students wasted due to alleged incompetence of Sindh govt

KARACHI: Due to the alleged incompetence of the Sindh government the academic year of 7,000 students from four different categories willing to pass intermediate has been wasted and their desire for higher studies suspended. According to documents obtained by MM

KWSB employees go scot-free after revenue plunges

KARACHI: Several employees of Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB), accused of missing revenue target of Rs1 billion, have been transferred without any inquiry, according to sources. According to relevant documents obtained by M.M News, Syed Tabish Raza Hasnain was

Religious ministry fails to complete inquiry into stolen dissertation

ISLAMABAD: The inquiry into a stolen dissertation entitled ‘The State of Madina’ (Riyasat-e-Madina) for receiving the Presidential Award could not be completed despite the lapse of one year. According to details, the dissertation was stolen from the office of the

Gadap Town becomes haven for land grabbers, street crime

KARACHI: Falling under District Malir, the Gadap Town became a haven for land grabbers and street crime under the alleged patronage of the district police. According to details, the land mafia has occupied amenity and private plots on a large

Jewelry store owner arrested for false claims in gold robbery case

KARACHI: The case of vast amount of gold stolen from a jewelry store in Clifton area was resolved after it was revealed that the complainant was involved in the incident. The complainant Muhammad Asif Memon has lodged case that over

Number of beggars in Karachi exceeds 150,000 as police fail to take legal action

KARACHI: The number of beggars in Karachi has exceeded 150,000 as police failed to take legal action against the illegal profession in the metropolis. With the start of the holy month of Ramadan, a large number of professional beggars captured

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,

Policeman who snatched motorcycle from citizen turns out to be ‘imposter’

KARACHI: An alleged policeman, who snatched a motorcycle from a citizen in North Nazimabad area, turned out to be ‘imposter’, according to the police. When contacted by M.M News, police officials have informed that they have arrested the accused, identified

Anti-encroachment drives along Gujjar nullah, affectees demand compensation

KARACHI: People living along the Gujjar Nullah have demanded the Sindh government to provide alternative residences and compensation as the authorities demolished their leased houses during the anti-encroachment drive. People living in the surroundings of the Gujjar Nullah claimed that