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Another burden on public: K-Electric includes KMC tax in bills

KARACHI: K-Electric has started collecting taxes on behalf of the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) from the citizens of Karachi through the monthly power bills, a private TV channel reported on Thursday. According to details, K-Electric, the sole power utility in

Pillion riding banned in Karachi for two days on account of Chehlum

KARACHI: The Sindh government on Thursday announced a ban on pillion riding in Karachi on account of Chehlum of Imam Husain (R.A) and martyrs of Karbala. According to a notification issued by the Home Department, the ban on pillion riding

More rains expected in Karachi till Sep 13: PMD

KARACHI: Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has said that the rain system would remain in Karachi till tomorrow due to which the city would receive more light and heavy rains during next 24 hours. In its latest weather advisory today, the

NEPRA slashes power tariff by Rs4.12 per unit for Karachi consumers

KARACHI: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) Friday reduced the power tariff for K-Electric (KE) consumers by Rs4.12 per unit.  The statement issued by the regulatory body said that the KE’s management has been directed to ensure relief to the

Karachi to receive heavy rains from Tuesday: PMD

KARACHI:  Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) chief meteorologist Sardar Sarfaraz said on Monday that weather forecasts show that the metropolis would  receive heavy rainfall tomorrow (Tuesday) night. The chief meteorologist said that heavy downpours are expected in the city from tomorrow

NEPRA notifies Rs.11 per unit hike in power tariff for Karachi

ISLAMABAD: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) Thursday notified an increase in the power tariff by Rs11.10 per unit for K-Electric consumers on account of fuel charges adjustment (FCA) for June 2022 amid worsening power outages in the metropolitis.

Karachi may receive heavy rain today’s evening: PMD

KARACHI: There are chances of more rain with thunderstorms in the port city today (Monday), says Pakistan Meteorological Department. Giving an update on the latest weather forecast, PMD said Karachi may get moderate to heavy rain today evening or night,

Intermittent rain with thunderstorms expected in Karachi today:PMD

KARACHI: The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has forecast intermittent showers and thunderstorms in Karachi today (Sunday). The maximum temperature in the port city is likely to range between 30-32 degrees Centigrade with chances of 80% to 90% humidity. Karachi and

Fourth spell of monsoon rain to enter Sindh tomorrow

KARACHI: The fourth spell of Monsoon will enter Sindh tomorrow as there is a possibility of rain in the provincial capital from Saturday. Light to moderate rainfall is expected in Karachi in the new spell of monsoon. Heavy rain may occur

New monsoon spell to hit Karachi on August 6

Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has forecast a fourth monsoon spell for Sindh, including Karachi, which may cause rainfall from August 5 to 8. The forecast shared on Sunday by the department also stated that Karachi may receive showers from August

More heavy rain expected again in Karachi today

KARACHI: The ongoing rains across Sindh, including Karachi, have created an emergency situation in the province as the rain is continuing pouring. According to the details, the Meteorological Department predicted that there is a possibility of more rain in Karachi

Karachi reels from rain fury as Met Office predicts more showers

KARACHI: Parts of Karachi on Sunday have received light to heavy rains with more downpours expected over the next three days. Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) on Sunday issued rain alert for Karachi saying that the monsoon spell will remain in

Rain continues it’s destruction in Karachi

The ongoing spell of showers in Karachi entered another phase in the month of June-July 2022, approximately two children passed away and got injured in Karachi while the ongoing first spell of monsoon rain along with many areas witnessing thunderstorms

Doctors at Abbasi Shaheed Hospital on strike for non-payment of salaries      

KARACHI: Doctors at Abbasi Shaheed Hospital, the biggest government hospital of Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC), on Tuesday continued their protest against the non-payment of salaries for the past five months. The doctors have boycotted outpatient departments (OPDs) and wards and

Heavy rain on Monday: Parts of Karachi still without power supply

KARACHI: The electricity supply in various areas of Karachi is still suspended after heavy rain on Monday, making it difficult for people to carry on their day-to-day activities. According to reports, Sindhi Muslim Cooperative Housing Society (SMCHS) Block B has

Sindh lifts restrictions on market timings for Eid

KARACHI: The  Government of Sindh Sunday decided to revert the notification issued regarding time limitations for businesses on account of Eid ul Adha. According to a notification issued by the province’s home department, the restriction will come into effect once

Karachi: Police register case for torturing Polio women team

KARACHI: Police, on Saturday, registered a case against two suspects who allegedly tortured polio workers in Karachi’s Frere area, Karachi. As per details, the case was lodged on the complaint of a polio communication officer who was subjected to torture.

KDA approves Rs9.204 billion Karachi budget

KARACHI: The Karachi Development Authority’s (KDA) governing body has approved the Rs9,204 billion budget for the financial year 2022-23. Multiple infrastructure and housing schemes to be launched in new fiscal year. The body approved the budget under Section 27 of

Karachi: People take to streets against alleged blasphemous billboards

KARACHI: Angry mob has torn down a private cellphone company’s boards in Saddar Mobile Market alleging there were insulting remarks on the signposts toward the Companions of the Prophet (PBUH). The enraged people on Friday started the protest upon seeing

PDMA issues heavy rains alert for Sindh this week

KARACHI: Heavy rains are expected in parts of Sindh including its capital city, Hyderabad, Badin, and Thatta from July 1 to 5. The Provincial Disaster Management Authority has issued an advisory in this regard. According to reports, there is a

Kamal demands MQM leave govt for PSP’s unconditional support

KARACHI: Mustafa Kamal, chairman of the Pak Sarzamin Party(PSP), asked MQM on Tuesday, to MQM leave the government if they want his unconditional support it. Addressing a news conference in Karachi, Mustafa Kamal said that only MQM press conferences would

Alleged police shelling kills woman during Load-shedding protest in Karachi

KARACHI: A woman on Tuesday died due to alleged police shelling during a protest against extended power outages. Several people, including policemen, received injuries when police clashed with protesting residents of Lyari near the Maripur road. According to details, the

Karachi ranks among world’s most unlivable cities

ISLAMABAD: Karachi, Pakistan’s industrial hub and financial capital, has been ranked among the world’s most unlivable cities, according to an annual index released by The Economist Intelligence Unit. Every city is assigned a rating for relative comfort for over 30

Four dead as Karachi receives heavy rain with gusty wind

KARACHI: Karachi on Wednesday night witnessed a heavy rain with gusty wind which turned the weather pleasant, however, due to different rain-related incidents four people, including two children, were killed.  According to reports, heavy and light rain was seen across

PMD forecasts countrywide torrential rains

ISLAMABAD: The Meteorological Department has forecast torrential rains in the country. According to the details, the Meteorological Department said that there will be heavy rain in the coming days in the country, due to which there is a danger of

Are you fond of ‘Halwa Puri’? Must try ‘Rahmat’ on Super Highway 

Each city and place has its own unique traditional and cultural dishes. Karachi is also famous for its tasty foods. The majority of the people of Karachi are very “foodies”. Though people here usually love spicy foods they also like

Weather in Karachi turns pleasant as parts of city receive light rain

KARACHI: The weather in Karachi has turned pleasant after some parts of the metropolis received light rain on Saturday. According to the Pakistan Metrological Department (PMD), the areas that received rains included Saddar, I I Chundrigar Road, Old city, and

A man dead three injured in Karachi department store’s inferno 

KARACHI: One person has died of suffocation after being trapped in a department store in Karachi where a fire broke out Wednesday morning. Three other people received burn injuries.  The deceased, who was yet to be identified, was retrieved from

PC Hotel Karachi roof collapses, two dead, several injured

KARACHI: Two people died and several others were injured when the roof of PC Hotel Karachi collapsed on Thursday late at night. According to rescue officials, the injured have been moved to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center (JPMC). Rescue oppression continues

Terrorist attack warning issued for Karachi’s District South

KARACHI: The Sindh Home Department on Friday issued a warning regarding terrorist attacks in the District South of Karachi, a private TV channel reported.  According to the report, the department has imposed Section 144 in the district south and placed