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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

SITE industries shut down as gas supply suspended

KARACHI: The supply of gas to the industries in SITE area has been suspended by Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) leading to protests from local industrialists. Abdul Hadi, President, SITE Association of Industry, has expressed deep concern over non-supply of

Sindh minister assures uplifting SITE infrastructure

KARACHI: Sindh Minister Industries & Commerce Jam Ikramullah Dharejo said the provincial government is taking interest in infrastructure rehabilitation in industrial zones as vast employment opportunities can be created by promoting industries. While presiding over an important meeting on the

Iran to begin uranium enrichment after nuclear site incident

TEHRAN: Iran said it will start enriching uranium to 60% purity, a move bringing the fissile material closer to levels suitable for a bomb, after accusing Israel of sabotaging a key nuclear installation. The disclosure came soon before the resumption

Indian women leading farmers’ protests featured on TIME cover

NEW YORK: Indian women farmers protesting against Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s agricultural laws at New Delhi’s borders for over three months have been featured on the international cover of renowned American TIME magazine’s latest edition. The article – ‘I Cannot

Young man killed in police shootout, family claims innocence

KARACHI: Police shot dead a young man in SITE area on Monday and declared him a mugger, as his family protested outside the local police station claiming his innocence. Police claimed to have killed man identified as Sultan Nazir during

Business leaders express condolences over demise of Siraj Kassam Teli

KARACHI: The business community has offered their condolences and expressed deep sorrow and grief over the sad demise of prominent industrialist Siraj Kassam Teli who passed away from a cardiac arrest in Dubai. SITE Association of Industry Patron Zubair Motiwala,

Factory employee robbed of Rs0.5mn in SITE area

KARACHI: Two criminals on Sunday looted half a million rupees from a factory employee, in another incident regarding the rising number of street crimes in the city. The incident occurred in SITE area and was caught on a camera located

Five labourers drown in factory’s chemical tank

KARACHI: Five labourers drowned in the chemical tank of a factory in SITE area of Karachi on Saturday. The incident occurred as the labourers were cleaning the chemical tank inside the industrial unit located when they fell into it and

Nisar Ahmed elected as President SITE Superhighway Association

KARACHI: Nisar Ahmed Khan has unanimously been elected unopposed as President of the SITE Superhighway Association of Industry. At the 12th Annual General Meeting held at Association Secretariat, Masood Pervaiz, and Choudhury Muhammad Riaz have also unanimously been elected unopposed

2 dead as factory roof collapses in Karachi’s Shershah area

KARACHI: Two labourers were dead as a portion of a factory collapsed on Monday in Sindh Industrial Trading Estate (SITE) area of Karachi. The incident occurred near Siemens Chowrangi in Shershah area where a factor’s roof collapsed, leading to several

Three kidnappers killed, abducted child recovered in Karachi

KARACHI: Police conducted an operation in Ittehad Town area, killing three kidnappers while the abducted child was safely recovered. 10-year-old Waqar, son of Sherullah. was kidnapped from Metroville SITE area on June 29 and a case of his abduction was

IAEA passes resolution against Iran, seeks access to nuclear sites

VIENNA: The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Friday passed a resolution critical of Iran as tension mounts over its nuclear programme. The board of governors at the UN’s nuclear watchdog passed the resolution put forward by European states and

Fire erupts inside factory in Karachi’s SITE area

KARACHI: A massive fire broke out on Thursday morning in a factory located in Karachi’s SITE area. Several fire tenders reached the spot to control the fire after receiving information that a fire has erupted at a bedsheet manufacturing factory.

JUI-F leader critically injured in Karachi shooting

KARACHI: Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam – Fazl (JUI-F) leader Maulana Gul Rafique Hassanzai on Thursday was shot and critically injured in SITE area of Karachi. JUI-F Sindh President Rashid Mehmood Soomro confirmed the attack and said that Hassazai suffered two bullets in

Sindh Police occupies century-old heritage site in Sehwan

HYDERABAD: Sindh Police has been occupying a 125-year-old national heritage site in Sehwan Sharif by setting up a camp office for the past seven years. Former Deputy Superintendent (DSP) Jamshoro Sami Malik had set a police camp office at the

Streaming service HBO Max to launch on May 27

LOS ANGELES: WarnerMedia announced on Tuesday that the highly-anticipated streaming service, HBO Max, will launch on May 27. HBO Max — with the tagline ‘Where HBO meets so much more’ — will include all the programming from HBO and several

Modi plans to construct ‘great’ temple at Babri mosque site

NEW DELHI: The construction of the great Hindu temple at the Holy Place, which was fiercely disputed by the Muslims, took a step closer on Wednesday when Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that a trust had been finalized to