PPP candidate wins Malir, Sanghar by-elections

KARACHI: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) has retained both its provincial assembly seats in Karachi and Sanghar by-elections. According to unofficial and unverified results after all 108 polling stations, PPP’s Yousaf Baloch secured  24,251 votes, from PS-88 Malir, Karachi to win

Haleem Adil Shaikh arrested for violating ECP’s order

KARACHI: Leader of the Opposition in the Sindh Assembly Haleem Adil Shaikh was arrested on Tuesday for violating the orders of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) during PS-88 by-elections. The election commission has taken strict action against Haleem Adil

Voting underway for by-elections in Sindh, Balochistan constituencies

KARACHI: The by-elections are being held on two provincial assembly seats of Sindh including Karachi’s PS-88 and Sanghar’s PS-43 as well as Pishin’s PB-20 in Balochistan. The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has organised by-elections on two vacant seats of

Haleem Adil Shaikh’s farmhouse razed in Malir anti-encroachment operation

KARACHI: An anti-encroachment operation commenced in Malir district during which more than 500 acres of government land has been retrieved. The operation started on the directives of Deputy Commissioner Malir against cancelled lands who lease was cancelled three decades ago.

Malir, Railway Police scuffle over occupied land near Landhi station

KARACHI: Railways Police came face-to-face and scuffled with Malir Police as it attempted to vacate a piece of land occupied near the Landhi Railway Station. The incident occurred when Pakistan Railway sought the help of the police to vacate a

ACLC official arrested over two sisters’ short-term kidnapping in Malir

KARACHI: The head constable of Anti-Car Lifting Cell (ACLC) was arrested for facilitating the ‘short-term kidnapping’ of two sisters in a police vehicle last month. Malir Investigation Police conducted a raid at ACLC office in Landhi to arrest the police

DMC Malir Administrator, MC issued salaries for ghost employees

KARACHI: The Administrator and Municipal Commissioner of the District Municipal Corporation (DMC) Malir signed the orders for releasing salaries for ghost and absent employees within the Taxation Department, it has been revealed. Earlier, the newly-appointed Director Taxation Department DMC Malir,

Anti-encroachment operation held in Malir district

KARACHI: An operation was conducted against illegal encroachments in Malir district and more than ten acres of land was vacated from the possession of the land mafia. The operation was conducted under the supervision of Deputy Commissioner Malir Gahanwer Ali

SHO suspended, arrested for supporting land mafia

KARACHI: The Station House Officer (SHO) of Sukhan police station in district Malir has been suspended and arrested for allegedly supporting land mafia. A resident lodged a complaint against the policemen and alleged that he was supporting and patronising criminals

Former MS Malir Hospital dies of COVID-19 in Karachi

KARACHI: Former Medical Superintendent of the Malir Hospital Dr Nawaz Gahoti died from coronavirus in Karachi. According to media reports, Dr Nawaz Gahoti tested positive for COVID-19 a few days ago and was admitted to a private hospital in Karachi