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Karachi, the biggest city of Pakistan is once again confronting inconveniences because of heatstroke. Heatstroke is a life threatening condition. In the early summer, the temperature went as high as 30°C to 38°C with intense humidity making life more miserable. Uninterrupted load-shedding, lack of ...
Mayor of Karachi Wasim Akhtar has said that union council chairmen representing Karachi Consul have very important role in the development and progress of the city and they must ensure immediate solution to citizen's problems in their area. All positive and constructive efforts of Chairmen Ittehad will ...

KARACHI: This year's first death from dengue fever occurred at KARACHI's Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) on Tuesday night where an 80-year-old woman succumbed to the deadly virus. An elderly woman, Akraman Mai, resident of Surjani Town, KARACHI, was admitted to the JPMC a few ...
The recently announced ban on the use of plastic bags in Karachi was devised by somebody -- or something -- that is several sandwiches short of a picnic, a fact obvious to anybody born with even a modicum of common sense. Nobody has been arrested for the illegal use or issuance of plastic bags, ... plastics
KARACHI: West Indies lost back-to-back Twenty20 games against Pakistan here at the National Stadium immediately after landing in KARACHI. Jet-lagged and low on experience, the visitors showed no spine against the home team.But their big-hitting opener Chadwick Walton did try to put up ...
KARACHI: Over 10 hours of prolonged electricity power outages on Wednesday disrupted the daily life and business activities in the Sindh's provincial capital. With the weather getting hotter day by day, the residents of KARACHI suffer from prolonged load shedding of more than 10 hours. Young and ...
People cannot build anything over a ground-plus-one floor structure on residential plots that are over 120-sq yards in Karachi. The ban applies to plots located in Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Gulberg, Jamshed Town, Liaquatabad and Nazimabad. It will be effective until a government committee presents a report to ...
KARACHI: In an exclusive interview with Profit, 'mystery billionaire' Habibullah Khan announced that he would be building Pakistan's first six-star international hotel in KARACHI. Khan said, "We're going to make a district with four different components. One will be a globally recognized six-star hotel ...
Pakistan thrashed a depleted West Indies side by 143 runs in the first Twenty20 on Sunday at the National Stadium in Karachi, the first international match in the city for nine years. Pakistan, the world's top-ranked T20 side, equalled their highest total in the format of 5-203 in 20 overs before bowling ...
In Karachi, the country's largest commercial hub, two Metrobus express bus routes running in dedicated lanes will begin operating, possibly by the middle of this year. Transport authorities are also considering putting the disused Karachi Circular Railway back into service. If the changes are successful, ...
The rise in protracted spans of load shedding have distressed the citizens of Karachi as the K-Electric appeared helpless to control the power crisis in the mega city amidst soaring temperatures. Citizens took to roads in Kemari in protest against the prolonged power outages as power shortfall continues to ...
KARACHI: The Supreme Court Karachi Registry gave a deadline of one week to Sindh government and education department to resolve the matter pertaining to footpath school in Clifton area of the metropolis. The apex court ordered that the matter should be resolved within a week and a detailed report ...
After the finale of the Pakistan Super League, cricket fans will be rejoiced to hear that the West Indies' cricket team is set to arrive in Karachi tonight for a T-20 series. It took nearly 9 years for international cricket to return to Karachi after the cricket team of Sri Lanka was attacked by terrorists in 2009.
“The ACLC has busted a gang of criminals involved in motorcycle snatching and theft cases in various areas of Karachi, especially Defence, Tipu Sultan and Sharea Faisal,” said SSP ACLC Syed Asad Raza. The official said 14 motorcycles were recovered from the possession of the arrested suspects ...
KARACHI: The Supreme Court-constituted Water Commission ordered on Friday the relevant authorities to cleanse Karachi of garbage, warning them of strict action in case of dereliction of duty. The Water Commission gave directions to deputy commissioners of all the districts to supervise the process of ...
Karachi municipal told to dismiss all Muslim sanitation workers who refuse to clean. 6 ... The Supreme Court-appointed judicial commission on water quality and drainage in Sindh on Friday ordered municipal authorities in Karachi to dismiss all ... “Political appointments are common in Karachi,” he said.

Environmentalists reminding that the heat spell may continue for a few more days, with little chances of rain, said climate change playing erratic needed to be countered through a pragmatic approach on part of city planners as well as people in their individual capacities. “This is high time we realize that the ...
ISLAMABAD: Following years of planning, efforts and wait, Pakistan Squash Federation (PSF) has gone ahead to organise high prize money events in Lahore and Karachi apart from the capital city that has already been staging such events. A well-placed source in the PSF has confirmed to The News that ...
MORE CRICKET FOR KARACHI: After hosting the PSL3 final, Karachi's National Stadium will now open up for the three-match T20I extravaganza starting ... sixes off England's Ben Stokes to seal the 2016 World Twenty20 title, is among the Windies players to decide that the trip to Karachi is too dangerous.
Pakistan is expected to hold a general election in the current year. This is a positive sign with regard to the democratisation process in Pakistan where the parliament is going to complete its tenure (second time) without any external intervention. But at this juncture, Pakistan's largest city Karachi is going to ...
Pakistani cinema has long struggled to match its Indian cousin's commercial reach, but this impressive debut from Asim Abbasi feels like a sound bet, and even quietly revolutionary in places. Abbasi here revitalises a trope beloved of mawkish Bollywood melodrama – two thirtysomething sisters, reunited ...
KARACHI: Waqar Younis is no stranger to controversy. And he doesn't mind creating one either. On Saturday in the lead up to the Pakistan Super League final, the former Pakistan captain opened a Pandora's Box when he said that the biggest hurdle in the way of in-form Kamran Akmal and a spot in the ...
KARACHI: A councillor of Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan was shot dead in Orangi Town late Friday night. According to the police, the councillor of UC-26, Anees Siddiqui, was in his house in Turi Bangash Colony when unidentified persons barged in and shot him. The culprit fled the site while ...
Karachi is expected to experience hot weather from Sunday till Tuesday, Met Office said on Saturday. While cricket fever has gripped Karachiites ahead of Pakistan Super League (PSL) final, the Met Office forecast said the mercury in the city would go up to 36 and 38 degrees Celsius between Sunday and ...
KARACHI : Mayor Karachi Wasim Akhtar said the creation of Pakistan was result of sacrifices of our ancestors we all have to work jointly for the progress and consolidation of our home land. The young generation needs to be informed about these achievements. Presence of the families and wards of these ...
KARACHI: The deadline given by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar to clean the metropolis ends today, but the city remains dotted with heaps of garbage. The deadline should have got dumpers moving across Karachi, given the chief justice had told the authorities concerned to go as far as ...
Labourers work to refit at the National Cricket Stadium in Karachi. Thousands of security personnel will be deployed when Karachi hosts the final of the Pakistan Super League on March 25 -- its biggest cricket match in nine years, after a spate of attacks drove away foreign teams.-AFP. Thousands of ...
KARACHI: A cross-fire between police and suspected robbers left one assailant dead and a police officer injured in Karachi's Dalmia area on Friday. According to reports, the incident took place when two suspicious individuals on a motorcycle were asked by police to stop near Water Tank. The individuals ...
KARACHI: Thousands of security personnel will be deployed when Karachi hosts the final of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) on Sunday (tomorrow) – its biggest cricket match in nine years, after a spate of attacks drove away foreign teams. Although some overseas players opted out, authorities have ...
KARACHI: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Karachi approved on Friday various corruption cases for further investigations. The cases were approved at a regional board meeting presided over by NAB Karachi Director-General Mohammad Altaf Bawany. According to a NAB spokesperson, the ...
Deputy Medical Superintendent of Abbasi Shaheed Hospital in Karachi has raised a serious issue “affecting the growth of children”. Dr Noman Nasir has started a campaign highlighting the hazards of lifting heavy schoolbags – an important issue which is seldom raised. In a bid to “educate schools to ...
KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan is due to arrive in Karachi on Sunday on a two-day visit. According to schedule released by the party, Khan will arrive in the city at around 12pm on Sunday. On the first day, he has been scheduled to visit an eye hospital in Clifton and address ...
KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister (CM) Murad Ali Shah ordered the district administration and local authorities to complete all preparations for the final match of Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2018 in Karachi by March 22. With only a week left in the final game of PSL on March 25, the arrangements are still ...
KARACHI: A three-member bench of the Supreme Court on Saturday ordered the Sindh government to stop harassing a woman running a school for street children. Hearing the suo motu case in the court's Karachi registry, Chief Justice Saqib Nisar also ordered Sindh education secretary to provide basic ...
Karachi has been named as one of the cheapest cities in the world by the Economist Intelligence Unit. The Worldwide Cost of Living report released earlier this week ranked Karachi as the sixth cheapest city in the world of a total 133 cities. The EIU's annual ranking compares the prices of over 150 items in ...
KARACHI: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nasir has expressed anger over heaps of garbage in Karachi and ordered that the metropolis be cleaned ... A three-member bench of Supreme Court's Karachi Registry, headed by the CJP, was hearing a case on the report of Sindh's supply and drainage ...
I began hearing about Karachi's first-ever “Aurat March” (Women's March) a few weeks after my arrival in February. From Facebook posts of my friends I learned the event would highlight and protest not only discrimination against women but also against Pakistan's minorities—Christians Hindus, non-binary ...
When British colonial rulers hastily left South Asia at Pakistan's painful birth in 1947, the ensuing chaos and violence meant little attention was paid to the architecture they built or influenced in Pakistan's biggest city, Karachi. More than 70 years later, architectural gems have been torn down and many are ...
KARACHI: Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah has directed the Karachi administration to start beautifying the city to develop a festive atmosphere for the upcoming Pakistan Super League (PSL) final on March 25. The CM issued the direction while presiding over a meeting on Friday to review arrangements for ...
KARACHI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 09th Mar, 2018 ):The Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry(KCCI) on Friday announced the formal launch of 15th My Karachi: Oais of Harmony, the international trade exhibition; to be held from April 20 to 22 at Expo Centre Karachi. Around one million ...
KARACHI: The Italian Navy Ship Carlo Margotinni (F-592) arrived in Karachi on Friday for three days as a goodwill cruise. The visiting ship received a warm welcome during an impressive reception and was received by senior officials from Pakistan Navy and Embassy of Italy. The visit is aimed at ...
DUBAI: Quetta Gladiators recorded the biggest win in the Pakistan Super League history when they defeated Karachi Kings by 67 runs in the 19th match at Dubai International Stadium here on Thursday night. Courtesy a scintillating knock of 90 runs (58 balls) by opener Shane Watson assisted by Kevin ...
Chairman Businessmen Group (BMG) and former President of the Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI), Siraj Kassam Teli has announced that preparations were in full swing for staging 15th My Karachi – Oasis of Harmony Exhibition 2018 in a vivid and lively manner, which will start on 20th ...
KARACHI: The robber group comprising Afghan nationals, which had been actively conducting robberies in the city for three years, was headed by an Afghan town nazim, ... The head of the robber group had been in Karachi since March 1, however, after the arrest of accomplices he fled to Afghanistan.
KARACHI: A girl is stepping out of a rickshaw, gathering her dupatta and flipping through a couple or more Rs. 50 notes for the fare. Another is already inside the Frere Hall's premises, walking to where the festive sound is coming from, confidence emanating from each successful stride she takes. Some 100 ...
In this file photo, All girls chess team of SMB Fatima Jinnah Govt. Girls School in Karachi, Pakistan. (REUTERS). March 08: Reuters report by Zofeen Ebrahim states that peering at the chess board from behind her spectacles, 14-year-old Pakistani schoolgirl Maleeha Ali deftly put her opponent's king in ...
Karachi needs Rs1 trillion over 10 years to make it a worthwhile megacity, said a World Bank report. The report says the city's ineffective governance system and powerless institutions, at both provincial and local government levels, are hindering its progress. Broken roads and transport system are also ...
A 'jiyala' was roughed up by Bilawal's security as he tried to approach the PPP chairperson. Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, the chairperson of PPP, was visiting Karachi's Malir area when a party worker attempted to approach him. Security personnel tried to prevent him and beat him up for resisting. Bilawal was in ...
There are 8,000 public buses for Karachi's population of 14.9 million. For women, the case seems to be worse. Women who travel by bus say men occupy their compartments, which are already smaller in size. Harassment is another issue they face. A female student said that she faces problems getting a ...


 

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