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Five entry routes to Karachi closed for 30 days over law and order

KARACHI: Commissioner Karachi has ordered to close five entry routes to Karachi for 30 days to prevent the entry of miscreants into the city affecting the law and order situation. According to a notification, the Karachi commissioner directed to close

CIA Director William Burns meets COAS Bajwa in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: United States Central Intelligence Director (CIA) Director William Burns on Thursday called on Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa to discuss the situation in Afghanistan. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), US CIA Director-General met with General

Faisal Vawda’s mother passes away in Karachi

KARACHI: The mother of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Senator Faisal Vawda passed away in Karachi. Taking to Twitter, he wrote, “My beloved mother breathed her last today… She was in coma for several days.” Funeral prayers for his mother will

Try this spicy and scrumptious chana chaat in Karachi

The citizens of Karachi are fond of spicy and delicious chana chaat which can be found in every nook and corner of the city. ‘Chandni Chatkhara Foods’ situated in Shah Faisal Colony has been selling delicious chana chaat since 1965

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

Change of guard ceremony held at mausoleum of Jinnah, Iqbal

KARACHI: A change of guard ceremony was held at the mausoleum of Founder of Pakistan Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah in Karachi today on Saturday on the occasion of Independence Day. A smartly turned out contingent of the cadets from the

PM approves 54-year lease for residents of Pakistan Quarters in Karachi

KARACHI: The federal government has decided to renew the 54-year lease for the residents of Pakistan Quarters in Karachi. Prime Minister Imran Khan has issued directives for the lease orders at the request of Sindh Assembly member Jamal Siddiqui.  The

Intermediate exams to be resume across Sindh tomorrow

KARACHI: All board examinations in Sindh which were postponed due to the nine-day coronavirus lockdown will resume from Tuesday, August 10. The student of matriculation and intermediate students in the province will sit for their exams till Muharram 6. However,

PM Imran Khan to visit Karachi on August 10

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan is expected to visit Karachi for a day on 10th August. The reason behind his visit has still not been revealed yet. It is expected that the prime minister will conduct a one-day visit to

Two guards killed after firing on money changer’s vehicle

KARACHI: Two people were killed and one injured on Wednesday after armed assailants opened fire on a money changer’s vehicle.   Rescue officials said two guards were killed and another was injured as a result of firing on a money

Pakistan reports over 4,500 coronavirus cases, 46 deaths

ISLAMABAD: At least 4,722 new cases of coronavirus have been reported in Pakistan while 46 more civilians have died in the last 24 hours. According to figures released by the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), 1,047,999 cases of the

Court restrains police from registering FIR for lockdown violations

KARACHI: A city court has restrained police from registering an FIR for violating COVID-19 restrictions and has directed them to only file a written complaint. Police has booked several people on violating for violation lockdown restrictions. However, the city court

Lockdown in Karachi

The coronavirus situation in Karachi is getting out of control. The number of cases are spreading like wildfire and there is panic. The positivity rate has surged past 30%. The burgeoning cases are filing up hospitals and once again burdening

CM Sindh instructs complete ban on movement in Karachi after 6PM

KARACHI: Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah has directed authorities to impose a complete ban on movement after 6:00PM in Karachi. The chief minister issued directives to Inspector General Police (IG) Sindh and commissioner Karachi during a meeting of

Shipping vessel stuck off Karachi’s Sea View coast

KARACHI: A foreign shipping vessel on Wednesday has run aground at Sea View coast in Karachi. The carrier was returning to Hong Kong after offloading when it got stuck in the coast area. The Hang Tong Ship got stuck a

First monsoon rain lash most parts of country including Karachi

KARACHI: Many parts of the country including Karachi received its first monsoon shower on Monday after a hot spell as the weather turned pleasant. Many parts of the city experienced moderate to heavy rainfall. There was heavy downpours in many

Parts of Karachi receive moderate rain

KARACHI: Karachi weather turned pleasant as moderate rainfall hit different parts of the Sindh capital on Saturday morning.  Rain has been reported in different parts of Karachi such as Quaidabad, Landhi,Quaidabad, Malir, Shah-re-Faisal, parts of defence, and surrounding areas. The Meteorological Department has

Matric exams witness delays, papers leaked across Karachi

KARACHI: The conducting of Secondary School Certificate (SSC) Annual Examination 2021 (matriculation exams) witnessed several irregularities on Monday at various examination centres across the city. The Board of Secondary Education Karachi (BSEK) extended the duration of Class 10 examination after

Armed men abduct 14-year-old Christian girl in Karachi

KARACHI: Armed men stormed a house and abducted a 14-year-old Christian girl while police have refused to register a case against the incident. The incident took place in Ghaghar Phatak area along the Super Highway where armed men attacked a

SSGC to hold one day gas holiday for Karachi industries 

KARACHI: The Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) has reached an agreement with industrialists under a joint strategy to deal with the gas crisis and declared a gas holiday for one day every week. According to the agreement, all seven industrial

Industrial shutdown

Pakistan is a nuclear power state but we are facing power outages and load shedding for years and now a chronic gas crisis is affecting our economy. Domestic consumers are also severely affected and even in the modern era, people

Yes, I’m a rebel

When we were growing up in the ’80s, we neither had mobile phones nor cable TV and there was certainly no concept of social media in those days. When we returned home from school, we would either watch cricket or

Four robbers arrested during police shootout in Karachi

KARACHI: Four suspects were arrested, including two in an injured condition, after a police encounter near Razzaqabad area of district Malir. An exchange of fire took place between the armed suspects and police in Razzaqabad area of ​​Karachi in which

Businessmen protest industrial gas closure in Karachi

KARACHI: Businessmen in Karachi have protested against a decision by Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) to stop gas supply to non-export industries. Chairman BMG and Patron-in-Chief of SITE Association of Industry Zubair Motiwala and President Abdul Hadi have raised concerns

Pet dogs maul passerby in Karachi’s DHA

KARACHI: A pair of pet dogs mauled and severely injured a passerby in Defence Housing Authority (DHA) of Karachi. A video of the incident shows the owner walking his two pet dogs unleashed in Phase 6 area of DHA. Suddenly,

Former Senator Usman Kakar shifted to Karachi in critical condition

KARACHI: Former Balochistan senator Usman Khan Kakar was shifted to Karachi in a critical condition after suffering a brain haemorrhagem. Also Read: Former Senator Usman Kakar passes away in Karachi Kakar, who is also a leader of the Pakhtunkhwa Milli

Former Jamaat-e-Islami UC Nazim’s son shot dead in Karachi

KARACHI: A young man was shot dead by two unidentified suspects near the Jamia Millia College in Malir, police said. The victim was identified as Raza Zulfiqar, the son of former Jamaat-e-Islamic UC nazim Muhammad Zulfiqar. The 32-year-old was a

SC issue notice to Ziauddin, South City hospitals in Karachi

KARACHI: The Supreme Court has summoned details of all ST (amenity) plots in Karachi. During hearing at the Karachi Registry, the top court issued show-cause notices to South City Hospital and Ziauddin Hospital and sought their original documents. Chief Justice

Pavilion End Club urges to save jobs and recreation

KARACHI: The management of Pavilion End Club released an official statement regarding the orders of demolition by the Supreme Court. The statement said the Supreme Court passed an order to demolish Aladin Shopping Mall and Pavilion End Club in a

SC orders to raze Pavilion End Club, Aladin Park Shopping Mall in Karachi

KARACHI: The Supreme Court has declared the Pavilion End Club and Aladin Park Shopping Mall as illegal and ordered to demolish the structures within two days. During hearing at the Supreme Court’s Karachi registry, the apex court declared both structures