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CTD arrests man involved in bomb attacks on Rangers 

KARACHI: Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) of the Sindh police on Tuesday claimed to have arrested a suspect allegedly involved in bomb attacks on Rangers. According to officials, a CTD team conducted a raid in the Sacchal area of the metropolis and

Sindh reports 17 new deaths, 778 cases

KARACHI: Sindh health authorities have said  17 more patients died overnight in Sindh, lifting the death toll to 3,830 and 778 new cases emerged when 11,208 samples were tested. Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah in a statement issued

SBP to announce monetary policy on January 22

KARACHI: The Monetary Policy Committee of the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) would meet on January 22 to decide about the country policy rate, SBP said on Tuesday. According to a statement by the central bank, SBP Governor Dr Reza

PPP secures unbeatable lead in Umerkot by- elections

UMERKOT: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) has secured an unbeatable lead in the Umerkot by-polls after unconfirmed and unverified results from 92 polling stations of the constituency. As per the unconfirmed and unverified results from the 92 polling stations, the PPP

Karachi to experience another cold wave in last week of January: PMD

KARACHI: Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has predicted another cold wave in the Sindh capital as the city will experience a drop in the temperature in the last week of this month. The PMD stated that Karachi’s temperature will likely drop

Two children injured as school van overturns in Karachi

KARACHI: A school van on Monday morning crashed on the Baloch Colony Bridge in Sindh capital, injuring two school-going children. According to details, the tragic accident took place near the Baloch Colony area of Karachi where a school van overturned

Aima Baig, Naseebo Lal, others to sing official anthem for PSL-6

KARACHI: Pakistan Super League (PSL) has roped Naseebo Lal, Aima Baig and Young Stunners to sing the official anthem for the sixth edition of the tournament, which will commence from February 20 in Karachi. As per details, Recording for the official

South Africa’s cricket team test negative for COVID-19 upon arrival in Karachi

KARACHI: Members of South Africa’s cricket team have tested negative for the novel COVID-19  in the first round of testing conducting upon their arrival in the metropolis on Sunday. According to Cricket South Africa, “The Proteas Test squad has arrived

CNG stations reopen across Sindh after six-days

KARACHI: The Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) stations reopened on Sunday after being closed for  six-days in Sindh province. The Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) had suspended gas supply to all CNG stations due to a shortage of million square feet

Cold wave in Karachi to persist for next week: PMD

KARACHI: The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has predicted that the metropolis will experience another cold wave as mercury is expected to drop to six degrees in the upcoming week. As per PMD, Karachi will experience chilly winds and a drop

PTI, MQM-P agree to hold new census soon: Governor Sindh

KARACHI: Governor Sindh Imran Ismail has said Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan (MQM-P) and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) have agreed on the decision to conduct a new census across the country. According to details, a PTI delegation led by Sindh Governor Imran

PM approves Haleem Adil’s appointment as Leader of Opposition in Sindh Assembly

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has approved Haleem Adil Sheikh’s nomination as the candidate for the position of leader of the opposition in the Sindh Assembly. Earlier, the PTI’s political allies in Sindh have nominated Haleem Adil Sheikh as the

Provincial government must be allowed to procure vaccines says Dr Azra

KARACHI: Sindh Health Minister Dr Azra Pechuho urged the federal government to permit Sindh to procure a vaccine for the novel coronavirus. In a press conference today, Pechuho criticized the federal authorities for a slow approach in ordering vaccines, cautioning

Karachi’s largest Dolmen Mall Tariq Road sealed for violating SOPs

KARACHI: Karachi’s largest Dolmen Mall located at Tariq Road has been sealed for contravening COVID-19 standard operating procedure (SOPs) issued by the Sindh government. According to the details, Dolmen Mall authority has faced a huge fine for risking the lives

Woman commits suicide after jumping off bridge in Karachi

KARACHI: A woman has allegedly died by suicide after jumped off of a bridge in Karachi’s Shahrah-e-Faisal on Friday. According to sources, the woman identified as Gul Nazeer Jan, a resident of Karachi’s Umar Colony, was in a disturbed state

Anti-encroachment drive continues for 12th consecutive day at Mehmoodabad nullah

KARACHI: Encroachment removal operation along the Mehmoodabad nullah continued on Friday for the 12th consecutive day as approximately 5 km area was evacuated today. City Administrator Laeeq Ahmed reviewed the anti-encroachment operation and passed further orders regarding the operation to

Fired workers stage sit-in outside Pakistan Steel Mills CEO’s house

KARACHI: The family members of the sacked employees of the Pakistan Steel Mills have gathered in protest outside the house of the company’s CEO in Karachi’s Steel Town. According to sources, the chief and other employees of the steel mill

Man wounded on resisting robbery bid in Karachi

KARACHI: A young man was shot and injured by suspected robbers over putting up resistance near Karachi’s Kamran Chowrangi on Wednesday. According to sources, armed motorcyclists intercepted the man after he withdraws Rs 33 million from Meezan Bank’s ATM near

Betterment witnessed in KMC, claims Nasir Hussain Shah

KARACHI: Sindh Local government Minister Syed Nasir Hussain Shah has claimed that betterment was witnessed in Karachi Metropolitan Corporation in all district municipal corporations after posting of administrators. While presiding over a meeting at the KMC building to review uplift

Over 33,305 malignant cases recorded in Karachi Cancer Registry database

 KARACHI: A report from Karachi Cancer Registry (KCR) has revealed that Oral Cancer, a largely preventable, is the leading cancer in Karachi adult males while in female adults Breast Cancer is leading cancer followed by Oral Cancer. From Jan 2017

Karachi police arrest 10 gang members involved in robberies

KARACHI: Police claimed to have busted two gangs of robbers who were involved in carrying out house robberies in several localities of the metropolis on Tuesday. As per details, in a major operation against street criminals police have arrested 10-members

Bilawal, Asif Zardari invited to attend Biden’s oath-taking ceremony

KARACHI: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairperson, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and his father, former President Asif Ali Zardari have been invited to attain the US President-elect Joe Biden’s oath-taking ceremony. According to sources, the father-son duo got an invitation to attend

PM Imran has clear vision to eliminate corruption: Sindh governor

KARACHI: Governor Sindh Imran Ismail said on Tuesday Prime Minister Imran Khan has a very clear vision to eliminate corruption and to bring the country on the path to development. He was talking with a 14-member delegation comprising participants of

Beautification ruins heritage buildings on Karachi’s Burns Road

KARACHI: The government is all set to make the iconic Burns Road traffic-free from Friday but the ‘beautification’ has destroyed the façade of heritage buildings as part of the initiative to renovate the famous food street. District West officials awarded

Culture Dept ordered to restore painted old buildings on Burns Road

KARACHI: It has been decided to re-color the buildings constructed on the famous Burns Road in Sindh capital. Painting of historic buildings to make Burns Road a regular food street has been declared illegal. There are about 40 historic buildings

Karachi commissioner fails to enforce official food prices

KARACHI: Sindh government led by the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) has failed to control rising inflation as the prices of essential commodities jumped across the province. Despite the Karachi commissioner’s directives for effective enforcement of food prices fixed by the

CNG stations to remain closed till Thursday in Sindh: SSGC

KARACHI: The Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) has announced to keep compressed natural gas (CNG) stations in Sindh closed for three days from Monday to Wednesday. According to an official notification issued on Monday, CNG in the province will now

Rabi Pirzada disappointed over courier services

KARACHI: Former Pakistani singer and actress Rabi Pirzada has expressed disappointment over courier services and announced to avoid the services in the future. In a message on the social networking site Twitter, Rabi said, “Seriously disappointed @tcs_couriers if this is

Customs recover smuggled Indian medicines from Karachi’s Saddar

KARACHI: Pakistan Customs Preventive has recovered a large quantity of smuggled “illegal” Indian medicines worth 25 million during an operation in Karachi on Saturday. According to a customs spokesperson, on a tip-off, a warehouse in Karachi’s Saddar area was raided,

KCCI urges PM to take notice of occupying Gul Ahmed’s yard by Pak Railways

KARACHI: The Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI) has condemned the action taken against Gul Ahmed Textile Mills Limited, saying that the mills’ legally acquired yard was sealed by Pakistan Railways without any court order or legal justification. KCCI