City to be heavily guarded during Eid days


KARACHI: Inspector General of Police (IGP) Sindh Ghulam Hyder Jamali has ordered foolproof security measures during Eid prayers and holidays.The IGP also visited different areas and shopping markets of the city last night in order to check security ...


Pillion riding ban in city to mar Eid festivities


KARACHI: Sindh government decision to ban pillion riding during Eid holidays in the city has ...

World Hepatitis Day today : Hepatitis C can now be cured, totally eliminated: expert


KARACHI: The World Hepatitis Day is being observed on 28 July 2014. WHO and partners urge ...


KE flays ‘baseless claims’ by PPP members

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KARACHI: K-Electric (KE) through a press statement expressed disbelief and disappointment on some members of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), who pointed out fingers at the power utility whose performance has been far better than other utilities of the country. Karachi is the only city ...

Emergency operations centre set up at CM House to eliminate polio


KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has established an Emergency Operations Centre at the Chief Minister’s House to provide a strong platform for the eradication of polio in the province. The centre will comprise representatives of the WHO and the UNICEF and 11 officers of the ...

— paves way for police to get Eidi

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KARACHI: With the announcement of ban on pillion riding, Sindh police has made police pickets on all key points, highways and even in streets and started receiving money from bike riders. Sindh Police made police pickets on various key points, intercepts and roads and has started receiving 1000 ...

Commissioner reviews Eid security measures


KARACHI: Commissioner Karachi Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui has said that keeping in view the security threat on the eve of Eid-ul-Fitr, all administrative employees of Eidgahs and prayer congregations should closely watch surrounding situations. The personnel of managements should immediately report the ...

ATM machines empty despite SBP instructions

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KARACHI: The automated tellers machines (ATMs) of almost all the banks frustrated their customers despite State Banks instructions to ensure availability of cash on Eid.According to media reports, disappointed shoppers were seen in long queues at ATMs in main shopping areas of Saddar, Tariq Road, ...

Candlelight vigil held for Nigerian girls


KARACHI: Idara-e-Taleem-o-Aagahi (ITA), in collaboration with Beydaari  (Youth Led Initiative), Child Right Movement (CRM), and Goad Organization  conducted a candle vigil and demonstration to show solidarity with the international community on the 100 days of abduction of the 219 ...

Administrators challan at least 562 profiteers in city


KARACHI: The divisional and district administrations challaned 562 profiteers and imposed fine of Rs 919200 on them, in different areas of the metropolis. This was stated by Commissioner Karachi Sohaib Ahmed in a statement here on Sunday. Four profiteers were also arrested for default in payment of ...

Civic agencies given 15 days to clean storm drains


KARACHI: Sindh Chief Secretary Sajjad Saleem Hotiana has said that the civic agencies have been given 15 days deadline for the cleaning of storm water drains to avoid any situation, which may arise in case of heavy rains in the metropolis. The chief secretary inspected cleaning of various storm ...

‘MQM workers falsely projected as terrorists’

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KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) coordination (Raabta) committee said in a furious statement that MQM party workers were being misrepresented as terrorists and target killers whereas the Karachi targeted operation was not producing favourable results due to biased proceedings.MQM said in a ...

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