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Hot and humid weather likely in Karachi till tomorrow

KARACHI: The Pakistan Meteorological Department has predicted the weather of the Sindh capital will remain hot until tomorrow with no expected rain. The temperature of the city reached 32 degrees Celsius early in the morning. According to the Meteorological Department, hot

Four die of electrocution as Karachi receives light rain

KARACHI: Four people, including a minor girl, have been killed in various incidents of electrocution during rains in the Sindh capital. According to details, a man named Yaseen was electrocuted in a house in Abidabad in the Baldia area of

Karachi may receive moderate rain today

KARACHI: The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has predicted rain in parts of Sindh especially Karachi. The rainfall system has already entered Karachi. It is possible for mercury to reach 39 degrees Celsius in the Sindh capital today. The maximum temperature

CBC starts mandatory registration of pet dogs in Karachi

KARACHI: The Cantonment Board Clifton (CBC) has made registration of pet dogs mandatory, days after two dogs attacked a senior lawyer in the upscale Defence Housing Authority area. The CBC issued a notification saying that under section 119 and the

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

Bulls run continues as stocks jump over 90 points

KARACHI: The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) continued to head north on Monday, with the indices accumulating gains all day long amid positive sentiments. The KSE 100-index of PSX witnessed a bullish trend, gaining 90.96 points, with a positive change of 0.19%

Citizens celebrate World Environment Day with help of Ferozsons Laboratories, KMC

KARACHI: To honor the importance of the environment for health and well being, Ferozsons Laboratories Limited, a leading pharmaceutical company, joined hands with the Karachi Municipal Corporation and citizens to celebrate World Environment Day by turning the iconic monument Frere

JUI-F to protest against apostate activities of Qadianis in Karachi

KARACHI: A right-wing religious party, Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam – Fazl (JUI-F) has announced to protest against apostate activities of Qadianis in the Baldia Town area of the metropolis. Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam – Fazl (JUI-F) West Karachi convened an emergency meeting of the

Sindh govt refuses monthly allowance to PhD holders employees

KARACHI: The Sindh government has decided against paying a monthly allowance of Rs25, 000 to all Ph.D. degree holders employees. The Ministry of Finance in a letter written to the Sindh law ministry said that the government cannot give a

CTD arrests three wanted criminals in Karachi’s Lyari area

KARACHI: Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) on Saturday claimed to have arrested three wanted criminals from the Lyari area of the metropolis. According to t CTD, the accused affiliated with the Lyari gang war while they were arrested in a raid in

News regarding opening of shops till 8pm from today are baseless: Nasir Shah

KARACHI: Sindh Information Minister Syed Nasir Hussain Shah has said the reports regarding the opening of markets till 8 pm from today are baseless and the working hours of the markets will be decided in Monday’s meeting. Addressing the olive

Traders announce to keep markets open till 8 pm from tomorrow

KARACHI: In protest against the irresponsible behavior of the Sindh government in alleviating concerns of the business community, the Karachi Tajir Action Committee (KTAC), has announced to keep shops open till 8 pm from Saturday (5 June). Karachi Tajir Action

IBA Karachi launches Master’s of Science in Development Studies

KARACHI: The Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi on Thursday announced the launch of a Master’s of Science in Development Studies programme commencing in Fall 2021. The programme will be spread over four semesters with a total of 30 credit

KE, NEPRA discuss Pakistan’s transition to a low-carbon energy future

KARACHI: Facilitated by Nutshell conferences, K-Electric and NEPRA hosted a live webinar on Pakistan’s Energy Transition and the Road Ahead. While stressing the need for Pakistan’s shift to a greener and clean energy future, the panelists covered opportunities in the

SECMC completes million trees in Thar campaign to celebrate World Environment Day

KARACHI: Sindh Engro Coal Mining Company (SECMC) a J-V between the Government of Sindh and private companies is committed to helping Pakistan achieve energy security through reliance on indigenous Thar Coal reserves while ensuring the long-term sustainability of the environment

Bulls return to bourse, index gains 118 points

KARACHI: The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) managed to regain an upward trend on Friday, with the benchmark index accumulating gains all day long amid positive sentiments. The Pakistan Stock Exchange ended the week on a positive note, with the benchmark

Sindh govt considering to ease lockdown in province

KARACHI: Sindh government on Thursday decided to ease the lockdown gradually following the improvement in the COVID-19 situation across the province. Addressing traders at the Karachi Chambers of Commerce and Industry (KCCI), Sindh Education Minister Saeed Ghani said the provincial

Systems & Salesflo partners to disrupt $100bn retail industry

KARACHI: Salesflo (Retailistan Pvt. Ltd) started the retail digitization journey for Pakistan in 2015 with the launch of Pakistan’s first cloud-enabled Sales and Distribution platform. Since its inception, Salesflo has onboarded more than 40 enterprises FMCG, Pharma & Distribution companies

SAP unfolds new performance benchmark for SMEs

KARACHI: Leading global software technology giant, SAP has unfolded a new performance benchmark for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) in Pakistan with its revolutionary ERP tools. With specialized solutions including SAP S4, Rise with SAP Cloud, SAP Business One (B1),

Sindh education dept, Noon partners to bring free e-learning for students

KARACHI: The School Education and Literacy Department (SELD) has launched an initiative in partnership with Noon, the leading global online education provider, to offer comprehensive e-learning courses for students. The courses include live online classes, recordings, tests, and social learning,

Security guard injured in grenade attack in Karachi

KARACHI: A security guard was injured in a grenade attack outside the Bahria Icon Tower in the Clifton area of the metropolis on Wednesday. According to police, two suspects riding a motorcycle lobbed a hand grenade at Icon Tower near

Nine injured as security guard opens fire at Karachi’s Defence area

KARACHI: At least nine people sustained bullet injuries when a security guard opened fire on the set of a television drama at a residence in Karachi’s Defence Housing Authority on Wednesday. Soon after the incident, the Karachi Police media cell

PSX lands in red as benchmark index plunges 64 points

KARACHI: The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) on Wednesday (today) landed in the red as the bears dominated the session, with the benchmark KSE-100 Index plunging 64 points. The KSE 100-index of the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) witnessed a bearish trend

Sindh ramps up COVID-19 restrictions in more areas of city’s district central

KARACHI: The Sindh government has ramped up the COVID-19 restrictions as the provincial authorities announced micro smart lockdowns in several areas of the city’s District Central till June 15. According to a notification from the district’s deputy commissioner officer issued

Governor Ismail reprimands KE chief over unannounced load shedding

KARACHI: As the misery of Karachiites continues due to K-Electric’s prolonged load-shedding, Governor Sindh Imran Ismail has reprimanded the power utility’s chief executive Moonis Alvi over the company’s failure to guarantee uninterrupted supply of electricity to the metropolis. Sindh Governor

K-Electric establishes COVID vaccination centers for its employees

KARACHI: In a first for the power sector, K-Electric has launched its first COVID-19 vaccination centers on its own premises in collaboration with the Government of Sindh, offering coverage to employees and eligible dependents as well. Senior officials from the

PFUJ, HRCP denounce move to take TV anchor Hamid Mir ‘off air’

KARACHI: The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ), Amnesty International South Asia and Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) have condemned the move to take journalist and TV show host Hamid Mir “off-air”. As the news continued to make rounds

Bulls run continues as stocks jump over 770 points

KARACHI: The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) continued to head north on Monday, with the indices accumulating gains all day long amid positive sentiments. The market kicked off trading on a positive note and traded range-bound. However, the overall optimism continued

Shell Energy Pakistan receives gas marketing license

KARACHI: The Oil & Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) has awarded a ‘gas-marketing license’ to Shell Energy Pakistan (Pvt) Limited. Shell Energy Pakistan (Pvt) Limited has been incorporated with the aim of carrying out downstream gas marketing activities in Pakistan. It

Sindh govt imposes micro-smart lockdown in more areas of Karachi

KARACHI: The Sindh government has imposed a micro smart lockdown in various areas of Karachi’s district central for two weeks. According to a notification issued on Sunday, the deputy commissioner put different areas of Gulberg Town, North Karachi, Liaquatabad Town