Tag: Karachi

Two policemen gunned down in Orangi Town

KARACHI: Two policemen were gunned down on Monday when unidentified attackers opened fire at them in Karachi’s Orangi Town. Police said that the firing incident took...

NAB shifts three suspects to Islamabad in fake accounts case

--Omni Group chairman's son along with two other accused will be produced in court KARACHI: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Sunday shifted three suspects to...

Sindh govt raises salaries, pensions by 15pc

KARACHI: The Sindh government has announced at least a 15 per cent raise in the salaries of the employees from grade-1 to grade-22 while...

Sindh govt to provide 200,000 solar home systems

KARACHI: The Sindh government has announced to provide at least 200,000 solar home systems in rural areas in the Fiscal Year 2019-20. This was announced...

Sindh govt earmarks Rs109.788bn for law and order, 3,000 new jobs  

KARACHI: The Sindh government has allocated at least Rs 109.788  billion for maintaining law and order situation in the province and to make recruitment of...

Two minors found dead

KARACHI: Two minors were found dead from different areas of the metropolis on Friday. According to rescue sources, a five-year-old unknown boy with burnt marks on...

Customs foil heroin smuggling bid in Karachi

KARACHI: A Customs department team foiled a heroin smuggling bid by arresting three smugglers, who were trying to smuggle heroin abroad from Jinnah International...

Man killed in Landhi armed attack

KARACHI: A man was killed in an armed attack in Landhi area of the city on Friday. According to rescue sources, an unidentified armed man opened...

Karachi worst city due to Sindh govt’s incompetence, says acting CJP

KARACHI: Acting Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Gulzar Ahmed on Thursday remarked that there was no rule of law in Karachi and that the Sindh...

Cyclone alert issued for Arabian Sea by Pak Met Dept

KARACHI: Pakistan Meteorological Department's (PMD) Tropical Cyclone Centre has issued a warning about a forthcoming cyclone developing in the Arabian Sea. The alert issued by...

Man rapes minor neighbour, tutor sexually assaults student

KARACHI: Two new cases of sexual assault were reported from Zaman Town of Korangi area on Monday. In the first incident, a man living in...

Karakoram Express derails near Faisalabad

FAISALABAD: A train arriving from Karachi to Lahore derailed near Faisalabad on Thursday, affecting schedule of other trains. According to reports, Karakoram Express coming from Karachi...

Two MQM-London target killers nabbed

KARACHI: A team of the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) on Tuesday claimed to have arrested two target killers of Muttahida Qaumi Movement-London (MQM-L) group in...

2,982 typhoid cases reported in Karachi

KARACHI: Health Services Karachi has recorded 2,982 typhoid cases in Karachi city from 1st January to 14 May 2019 out of which 1765 are...

Minor girl crushed under ceiling fan

KARACHI: A minor girl was killed when a ceiling fan of a house collapsed on her in Malir area of the metropolis on Sunday. According...

Girls kidnapped from Karachi DHA returns home

KARACHI: The 20-year-old girl, Bisma, who was kidnapped from Defence Housing Authority (DHA), returned home safely after paying the ransom money on Sunday. According to police,...

Illegal hydrant demolished, six held in Karachi

KARACHI: The Karachi Water and Sewerage Board staffers raided and demolished an illegal hydrant in the metropolis and arrested six culprits here on Thursday. According...