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Man behind fake audio clips claiming Ali Zaidi exposed

KARACHI: Man behind fake audio clips doing rounds in different WhatsApp groups, claiming it to be the voice of Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs Ali Zaidi, has been exposed. As per details, a man identified as Qazi Raheel from Chicago

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

ILF raids police training center Karachi, rescues kidnapped youth

KARACHI: On the orders of District and Sessions Judge West 13, Judicial Magistrate Sajid Ali along with the team of International Lawyers Forum (ILF) raided the Hayat Police Training College Saeedabad in Karachi and rescued a youth who had been

Three more Pakistani ACCA students score highest marks in the world

KARACHI: The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has announced the results of its latest examinations and three students, including two females, from Pakistan, are on the list of its global prizewinners. As per details, Kahaf Moid from Karachi scored

Sindh govt announces new shop timings, closure days

KARACHI: The Sindh government has issued new directives regarding the markets and trade centres for their timings and closure days. The schedules issued by the Sindh home department on Friday impose new restrictions in a bid to curb the COVID-19

Bulls return to PSX as benchmark index gains 75 points

KARACHI: The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) today (Friday) witnessed a bullish trend, as the benchmark index managed to overcome bearish sentiment in cautious trading. At close, the benchmark KSE-100 index recorded an increase of 75.45 points, or 0.17%, to settle

CTD nabs Lyari gang-war member, recovers arms

KARACHI: Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) has apprehended an active member of the Lyari gang trying to regroup criminals in the metropolis.  According to sources, the arrested accused, Naseer a hardened criminal and close aide of Zahid Ladla, a brother of slain

Govt may ask NCOC to impose stricter COVID-19 restrictions: Sindh CM

KARACHI: The Chief Minister of Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that the provincial government might ask The National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) to impose stricter COVID-19 restrictions if the situation takes a critical turn. While addressing a press

Mahira Khan reveals why she posts many photos of her makeup artist Adnan

KARACHI: Pakistani superstar Mahira Khan turned to her Instagram handle and shared a heartfelt note for her makeup artist Adnan Ansari on his birthday. Sharing throwback photos on Instagram with Adnan, the actress wrote “People always ask me why I

Navy Ship NASR arrives in Karachi after completing relief mission in Africa

KARACHI: Pakistan Navy Ship NASR arrived at Karachi Port after completing three months long successful Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) Mission to African countries. According to a statement issued by a Navy spokesman, during the deployment to the African

Wholesalers announce strike against heavy fines in Karachi

KARACHI: Wholesalers Grocers Association has announced a strike tomorrow against heavy fines by the administration in Karachi. President Karachi Wholesalers Grocers Association Abdul Rauf Ibrahim said that all wholesale markets including Jodia Bazaar will remain closed tomorrow against the fines

Bull run continues as stocks jump over 262 points

KARACHI: The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) continued to head north on Wednesday, with the indices accumulating gains all day long amid positive sentiments. Indices traded in green all day long while volumes fell from the previous session. Gaining 298.83 points

CTD arrests two militants in Karachi

KARACHI: The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) claimed to have apprehended two militants associated with the proscribed outfit Sindhudesh Revolutionary Army (SRA). According to sources,  Mumtaz Soomro, one of the militants, was arrested outside a foreign restaurant on Karachi’s Tariq Road. The

Karachi city turned into a village under PPP’s regime: Ali Nawaz

KARACHI: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Capital Development Authority (CDA) Affairs Ali Nawaz Awan has said Karachi city turned into a village under  Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) regime. He said the city had been turned into a

Blast near Balochistan’s Hub leaves 15 injured

KARACHI: At least 15 people were injured after an explosion took place on the ground during a local football match near the Hub area of ​​Balochistan on Tuesday. According to sources, the hand grenade attack took place when a football

UPaisa, Abacus partner to fast track digital transformation

KARACHI: UPaisa and Abacus have entered a strategic partnership for the launch of a mobile application that simplifies cashless transactions and expands access to better financial services. Through the innovative offering, UPaisa able to speed up time to market, offer

40th anniversary: Dawlance launches special-edition product

KARACHI: Dawlance is celebrating its 40th Anniversary by introducing a new range of high-performance home appliances. With extensive research, this technology-leading enterprise of Pakistan has gained deep insights into the evolving needs and preferences of its customers. Whereby, revolutionary features are

Cybersecurity specialists to get training through Parwaaz platform

KARACHI: Parwaaz, Habib Bank Limited (HBL) and Institute of Bankers Pakistan (IBP) have signed a Memorandum of Collaboration (MoC) to develop a skilling program for Parwaaz’s financial services incubator. The incubator will equip current and aspiring bankers with skills to

Jazz initiates COVID-19 vaccination drive for its employees

KARACHI: Pakistan’s largest internet and broadband service provider, Jazz has initiated an organization-wide COVID-19 vaccination drive, which includes its permanent and contractual employees. Keeping in view the limited availability of vaccines in the country, Jazz will be administrating the vaccination

Sindh govt decides to take back education ministry from Saeed Ghani

KARACHI: Sindh government has decided to take back the education ministry’s portfolio from Education and Labour Minister Saeed Ghani over weak performance, sources said on Monday. Sources said PPP’s leadership is not satisfied with the education minister’s performance especially transfers

Banks to remain closed for public dealing on 1st Ramadan

KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan has announced that all banks will remain closed for public dealing on 1st Ramadan which will be observed as a Bank Holiday for deduction of Zakat, as usual. All banks, Development Financial Institutions (DFIs),

No death as 348 test positive for coronavirus in Sindh

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said no death stemming from coronavirus reported however, 348 new cases emerged across the province on Monday. Syed Murad Ali Shah said fortunately no death stemming from Coronavirus was reported last

KU forms committee to seek legal opinion on two-year degree programmes

KARACHI: The Academic Council meeting of the University of Karachi has advised seeking the legal opinion regarding the provincial government advertisement on two years’ bachelor and masters’ degree programs. A five-member committee was constituted in this regard while Professor Dr

Bank Alfalah, Telemart sign MoU to drive business expansion

KARACHI: Bank Alfalah and  Telemart have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for digitizing cash transactions, enabling instant delivery of products to Bank Alfalah customers on easy monthly installments, facilitating customers with easy returns and integrating venues of merchant business.

Swiss cases against Zardari being reopened: Sheikh Rasheed

KARACHI: Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed has said that the government is reopening Swiss account cases against Pakistan People’s Party co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari. Addressing a press conference in Karachi on Sunday, the interior minister said that the Broadsheet inquiry commission

Bilawal tears up PDM’s show-cause notice in party’s CEC meeting

KARACHI: Due to increasing differences among the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto has torn up the show cause notice issued by Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Shahid Khaqan with the approval of alliance parties.

Robbers break into bank, loot three dozen lockers in Karachi

KARACHI: Four suspected robbers broke open lockers of a private bank in the Sakhi Hassan area of the metropolis and made off with cash and valuables worth millions of rupees, police said on Sunday. According to police sources, the robbers

Centre seeks services of Karachi Police Chief Ghulam Nabi Memon

KARACHI: The federal government has informed the Sindh government that it needs the services of the Karachi police chief Additional Inspector General Ghulam Nabi Memon, sources privy to this development said on Saturday. “The services of Additional IG Ghulam Nabi

Three siblings die after consuming poisonous substance in Karachi

KARACHI: Three siblings died after consuming some poisonous substance in the Gulshan-e-Iqbal area of the metropolis on Saturday. According to sources, three children, two boys and a girl, died after consuming toxic food in Gulshan-e-Iqbal. Their mother also fell unconscious

Eight killed in Jacobabad tribal feud

JACOBABAD: At least eight people including a woman and children were shot dead on Saturday during an armed clash in Jacobabad. Police said multiple shootings were reported in village Kalu Katohar in the limits of PS Punhun Bhatti, Jacoababd. The