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Karachi’s COVID-19 positivity rate drops to 42.14pc

ISLAMABAD: The highest positivity rate of Covid-19 cases was recorded in Karachi at 42.14 percent, followed by Muzaffarabad with 22.73 pct ratio over the past 24 hours. The pandemic has witnessed an alarming surge in cases across the country. In

Nearly three dozen people deprived of mobile phones in Karachi

KARACHI: Nearly three dozen people were deprived of their belongings including mobile phones during a robbery bid at a roadside hotel in Karachi’s central district. According to details, the incident occurred in Karimabad area when five muggers surrounded a tea

COVID positivity ratio in Karachi crosses 46pc

KARACHI: COVID-19 positivity ratio has witnessed an alarming surge in Sindh’s capital, Karachi. According to the provincial health department, the COVID-19 positivity rate has crossed 46pc and currently stands at 46.58% in Karachi. During the past 24 hours, 6,760 tests

Karachi hospital fire kills two

KARACHI: Two people lost their lives on Monday after a fire broke out in a private hospital on MA Jinnah Road in Karachi. As many as three fire engines were immediately called to control the fire which had engulfed three

Rs4.6m cash and cheques looted from Karachi’s Saddar mobile market

KARACHI: In the year’s biggest dacoity in Karachi, robbers looted Rs4.6 million cash and cheques worth Rs7.7 million from a mobile dealer at city’s Saddar mobile market. According to details, a major robbery took place within the precincts of Predi

Green Line metro bus service is now fully operational

KARACHI: The Green Line bus service has become fully operational from today (Monday), providing a modern means of transport for residents of Karachi. According to details, 80 buses will cover a track of 21 kilometers and will be operational for

Karachi’s COVID-19 positivity ratio crosses 15pc

KARACHI: The coronavirus positivity ratio in Karachi has crossed 15 percent with the ratio of Omicron cases reaching 87% of the total cases reported from the metropolis. According to the statistics shared by National Health Ministry, a total of 5,168

Karachi experiences coldest night of 2022

KARACHI: The temperature dropped to 10 degrees Celsius on Saturday night in Karachi, making it the coldest night of the year, said Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD). The PMD said it is a rare occurrence in Karachi. The city is currently

Parts of Karachi receive light showers

KARACHI: The weather turned cold on Tuesday evening as parts of Karachi received light rainfall. The light rainfall was reported in parts of Karachi including Saddar, Sohrab Goth, Gulzar Hijri, Orangi, Site Area, Nazimabad, Gulistan-e-Jauhar, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Scheme-33 and other parts.

More than 24,000 mobile phones snatched this year in Karachi

KARACHI: The crime rate in Karachi has further increased in one year, this year more than 24,000 mobile phones have been snatched from the citizens, so far. According to the police, 20,743 mobile phones were snatched in Karachi in the

Karachi to receive light rain, cold wave from Dec 26-27

KARACHI: The mercury is expected to drop further in Karachi in the coming days, as per the Meteorological Department, which has also forecast light rain in the city.  A westerly weather system is expected to arrive in the country through

20-year-old female NGO worker stabbed to death in Karachi

KARACHI: A 20-year-old girl, Saba, was stabbed to death by an unidentified man in New Karachi, sector 5J neighborhood of Karachi. According to details, the deceased, who was an LLB student, was attacked with a knife while she was going

These giant nutty shakes are a must-try

Karachi, Pakistan’s largest city, is home to people hailing from all walks of life, including those who love to prepare a variety of foods. The city has recently started making a rare gift that is especially popular in winter. Those

Several shops gutted after massive fire in Karachi’s market

A fire broke out near the old vegetable market in Karachi, burning goods of various shops, causing the loss of millions. According to details, the fire that broke out on the plot near the old vegetable market today allegedly reached

Rs8.5 million looted from cashier of company in Karachi

KARACHI: Dacoits on Wednesday looted millions of rupees from a company employee in Karachi in broad daylight and fled away.  According to sources, the incident occurred in Bin Qasim area of ​​Karachi, robbers riding a motorcycle tried to stop the

Karachi gang involved in changing IMEI numbers of stolen phones arrested

KARACHI: A six-member robber gang, including two mobile software experts, has been arrested in Karachi. According to details, police acted on a tip-off in the North Nazimabad area of ​​Karachi. The Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Central Malik Murtaza said

UAE opens Asia’s largest visa centre in Karachi

KARACHI: United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Sunday opened its largest visa centre in Karachi inaugurated by Sindh Governor Imran Ismail in a special ceremony. The inauguration ceremony was attended by UAE Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak

Co-operative market fire: PTI announces rehabilitation of victims

Incidents of fire in different markets have been happening continuously in Karachi for the last several days, however, the incident of fire in different areas started from 14th November at the Cooperative Market whose cause has not been revealed yet.

Influential man rapes woman after promising free ration

KARACHI: An influential man allegedly sexually assaulted a poor woman after claiming to provide her free ration distribution. In the Bin Qasim area of Karachi, the accused tricked a poor woman into giving her free ration and called her to

Have you tried Qeema Pulao at Karachi’s Mehmoodabad?

Karachi is indeed a paradise for street food lovers that offers a variety of cuisines from around the country. The city of lights is a dynamic place especially when it comes to pulao. A pulao lover myself, I’ve stumbled upon

Fire erupts in factory near Karachi harbour

KARACHI: A fire erupted in a packaging factory near the Karachi fish harbor on Saturday morning. At least three fire tenders of the Fire Brigade and the Karachi Port Trust (KPT) are busy dousing out the fire. Rescue officials said

Armed men kills police inspector retuning from hearing in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: An Assistant Sub-inspector has been killed by armed men in the limits of Mathra police station after he was returning from a hearing in court. On Monday, ASI Imtiaz Khan of the Charsadda Police was coming back after attending

KU’s Islamic Studies department teacher creates commotion during farewell program

Karachi: Dr. Arif Khan Saqi, Chairman of the Department of Islamic Studies, University of Karachi, has written a letter to the registrar against his two professors of.  The letter issued by Arif Khan Saqi reads that, department’s professor Dr. Zahid

SC orders immediate removal of marquee, offices in Hindu Gymkhana

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court, has ordered the immediate removal of marquee and temporary offices at the Hindu Gymkhana in Karachi.  According to details, the case of transfer of NAPA from Hindu Gymkhana was heard in the Karachi Registry of the

Commissioner Karachi places advertisements for demolition of Nasla Tower

KARACHI: Commissioner Karachi has placed advertisements in newspapers for the demolition of Nasla Tower in which expertise and cooperation have been sought from companies. According to the sources, the city administration made a request to the companies specialized in demolition

Residents perturbed as SC orders to demolish illegal houses in Karachi’s PECHS

KARACHI: Supreme Court has ordered to demolish illegal constructions in PECHS area which left residents perturbed. On Tuesday, a major decision of the Supreme Court has taken place regarding the occupation of the green belt. The court orders to clear

Burqa-clad man attacks police in Karachi

KARACHI: A policeman has been attacked by a burqa-clad man in the Kemari area. According to news sources, a police constable was going somewhere along with his colleague when a man in a burqa attacked them with a sharp object.

Police refuses to arrest suspect in rape case says Khurram Sher Zaman

KARACHI: Police have refused to arrest the suspect in a girl’s rape case, PTI Karachi chief Khurram Sher Zaman claims. Khurram Sher Zaman has said that, police have refused to arrest the accused even after an eye witness has reported

Key personalities appointed at Wifaq-ul-Madaris posts

KARACHI: Wifaq-ul-Madaris Al Arabia Pakistan, the largest federation of seminaries in the country, has announced eminent religious personalities for key positions at the federation. Renowned Islamic scholar Maulana Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani was elected as the new President of the

Robbers break ATM, leaves empty handed as police arrives

KARACHI: Robbers brake ATM in civil lines area had to leave empty-handed. According to news sources, the robbery incident took place near the civil lines area of Karachi, where men who broke the ATM machine of the private bank had