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Karachi to get heavy monsoon rains this year

Karachi is likely to witness higher than usual monsoon rains this year, which may last for three months, the Meteorological Department said. The Met Office released the Monsoon Outlook 2022, according to which monsoon rains in Pakistan, including Karachi, will

Karachi public rally: Imran Khan’s anti-state speech banned

KARACHI: The district administration has allowed Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) to hold a rally in Bagh-e-Jinnah today and banned former prime minister Imran Khan’s statements against state and religion. PTI was issued by NOC Deputy Commissioner East for the meeting, conditional

Pseudo colonel arrested in Karachi

KARACHI: A joint operation was carried out by the police and intelligence agencies in Karachi, as a result of which a pseudo colonel of the intelligence agency along with his fake inspector was arrested. According to the details, according to

Plight of Karachi

We have always heard from ancestors that if you want to see a woman’s style and sophistication, look at her kitchen and bathrooms. If they are clean then there is a strong hope that the woman will take care of

Karachi police chief orders timely registration of cases

KARACHI: With an aim to address the grievances of the general public, Additional Inspector General (AIG) Karachi Ghulam Nabi Memon on Wednesday has directed the station head officers (SHOs).  Karachi police chief Ghulam Nabi Memon in yet another important step

Over 50pc population of Karachi is still unvaccinated

KARACHI: Sindh Health Department data showed on Wednesday that 54 per cent of Karachi’s population is still unvaccinated, almost a year after the Covid-19 vaccination began in the country. 46.65 per cent of the city’s total population stand vaccinated against

Six injured in Karachi’s Ghazi Goth blast

KARACHI: At least six persons sustained injuries on Sunday following a gas leakage blast at Ghazi Goth in Safoora, Karachi. “The blast was caused by gas leakage from a water tank in a house of Ghazi Goth in Sachal police

Traffic policeman injured as car runs over him in Karachi

 KARACHI: A traffic policeman received injuries as a speeding car ran over him in Karachi. According to the details, the speeding car ran over the traffic cop at the city’s Numaish Chowrangi, when he tried to stop a motorist. The

Two held for robberies at hair salons in Karachi

KARACHI: Police on Tuesday nabbed two alleged muggers who used to rob hair salons in Karachi’s Chakiwara. According to details, the suspects identified as Muhammad Kashif and Muhammad Asif were traced after CCTV footage of robberies at multiple hair salons

NAB arrests former Korangi commissioner, recover gold bricks

KARACHI: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) arrested a former municipal commissioner of Korangi and recovered a huge cache of foreign currency and gold bricks. NAB Rawalpindi conducted a raid in the city and arrested former Municipal Commissioner Masroor Memon along with

Omicron cases: Smart lockdown imposed in Karachi areas

KARACHI: Authorities have enforced a smart lockdown in several areas of Karachi’s South district amid a sharp rise in coronavirus cases fuelled by the Omicron variant. District administration issued a notification stating that multiple localities of Garden, Saddar and Civil

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