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Restaurant apologizes after refusing to serve Hindu women

KARACHI: Restaurant on the superhighway last month refused to serve the women from the Hindu belief.  A restaurant in Thatta has apologized to a group of women for refusing to serve them because they are Hindus. This discriminatory act was

Bakhtawar Bhutto calls Khursheed Shah’s arrest as fascism

LAHORE: Bakhtawar Bhutto Zardari, daughter of former president and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari, has slammed the arrest of senior party leader Syed Khursheed Shah as “fascism.” . Syed Khursheed Shah was arrested by National Accountability Bureau

Chance of heat wave to hit Karachi: PMD

KARACHI: The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) on Thursday forecast the chances of a heatwave in  Sindh’s capital from 22nd to 24th September. The director of the PMD department of Sindh, Sardar Sarfaraz has said that there would be chances of

NAB summons CM Sindh in fake accounts case

ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has summoned Chief Minister of Sindh Murad Ali Shah on 24th September in fake accounts case. According to details, the accountability bureau has directed Murad Ali Shah to bring along the record of Dadu

Thousands fall sick due to dengue outbreak in Karachi

KARACHI: Dengue epidemic is spreading across the country, more than 2000 cases have been reported in Karachi. Dengue is rapidly spreading throughout Pakistan. According the spokesperson of the anti-dengue program, the highest number of victims have been reported from Karachi.  The

Bilawal Bhutto slams PTI for arresting Khursheed Shah

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Wednesday has condemned the arrest of senior leader Khursheed Shah. Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Chairperson of Pakistan People’s Party, has condemned the arrest of senior PPP leader, Khursheed Shah. He has

Funds reserved for Karachi are misused: Murad Saeed

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Communication Murad Saeed has said that funds reserved for development projects in Karachi were being used in money laundering. Speaking in National Assembly (NA), the minister regretted said that the politics of those who plundered the national

Police arrests customs employees for selling liquor bottles

KARACHI: Police have arrested two employees of the Customs department for selling the liquor bottles which were seized by their department.  Sindh police have arrested two employees of Pakistan Customs Authority on Friday morning. They are accused of bootlegging, police

Police tries to disperse demonstrators by using water cannon in Karachi

KARACHI: The removed teachers from across the Sindh were protesting against their removal from the official positions. Police charged baton and tear gas to disperse the demonstrators when they tried to reach CM house. The protestors, mainly the teachers from

PPP demands re-elections over statement on invoking Article 149

KARACHI: The Pakistan People Party (PPP) has demanded re-elections in the country amid tensions with the federal government over invoking Article 149 in Sindh’s capital. Addressing a press conference in Karachi, PPP leader Raza Rabbani and Sindh Information Minister Saeed

Remarks over Article 149 were taken out of context: FM Shah

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has assured Sindh’s lawmakers that the remarks of the law minister over the invocation of Article 149 (4) in Karachi were taken out of context. While addressing a session of the National Assembly, the

$1.9 billion being spent to develop Karachi: Saeed Ghani

Karachi: Sindh Minister for Information and Labour Saeed Ghani has said that an amount of 1.9 billion dollars is being spent on developmental projects of Karachi city, reported by Radio Pakistan. Talking to media in Karachi, he said that twenty

Misbah is a safe and sensible asset: Ramiz Raja

Karachi: Ramiz Raja has urged Pakistan to embrace an aggressive approach. While commenting, he termed Mishbah ul Haq as a “safe and sensible asset of the Pakistani cricket team.” In an exclusive interview with the Dawn news, Ramiz Raja has

Rice processing units to be set up under public-private partnership

KARACHI: Trading Corporation of Pakistan (TCP) has planned to set up a rice cleaning, processing and milling units in Karachi. According to a source the TCP plans to install rice units under the public-private partnership scheme. “In this regard, TCP

Bolan express derailed from track near Sehwan

SEHWAN: Three bogies of Bolan Express derailed from the track near Sehwan on Monday. As per the Railway authorities, three bogies of a train, on their way to Peshawar, derailed near Sehwan. However, no loss of life has been reported.

Polio count reaches all time high with 62nd case reported

Karachi: The latest victim of Polio this year is an eight-months-old girl from Orangi Town, Karachi. She is city’s third victim and sixth in Sindh this year, according to the Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) for Polio Eradication in Sindh. “An

9th Muharram being observed with religious solemnity across the country

Karachi: The 9th of Muharram is being observed across the country with due solemnity and sanctity to honor the sacrifices of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) the grandson of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and his companions in Karbala. Religious scholars are throwing

Railway minister announces Sukkur-Karachi train

SUKKUR: A speedy train has been started between Sukkur and Karachi according to an announcement by Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed. While talking to media at Sukkur railway station, Sheikh Rasheed said, “The present government has started three new trains

CM Sindh concerned over MQM-PSP fight on garbage

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah has said that he is concerned over the fight between Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) and PSP (Pak Sarzameen Party) on the garbage issue in Karachi. According to details, Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali

Another rain-spell in Karachi expected this week

KARACHI: Another rain system is about to enter Sindh’s capital and heavy rain will pour on 28th and 29th August. According to the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), Karachi is expected to receive heavy rainfall this week. The PMD has predicted

Another monsoon rain to enter Karachi today

KARACHI: The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has forecast monsoon rain is expected to hit Sindh’s capital and other cities across the country from today. The PMD has forecast light to moderate rainfall for Karachi during the next 24 to 48