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Two admit involvement in jirga-sanctioned murder of Karachi couple

Two admit involvement in jirga-sanctioned murder of Karachi couple

Two suspects have admitted their involvement in the murder of a newly-married couple residing in Karachi allegedly on the orders of a jirga. The accused, Ziaul Haq and Ghulam Rasool, stated to a judicial magistrate that a jirga had ordered the torture and murder of Abdul Hadi and Hussaini Bibi for contracting a free-will marriage. Haq and Rasool told […]

Saeed Ghani appointed president of PPP’s Karachi division

Saeed Ghani appointed president of PPP’s Karachi division

Senator Saeed Ghani on Wednesday said that he would “try his best to serve Karachi” after being appointed president of PPP’s Karachi division. In a Twitter post, the senator thanked PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and party leaders Nisar Khuro and Faryal Talpur for the appointment. In a Twitter post, the senator thanked PPP Chairman […]

Workers of international brand H&M being ‘treated like slaves’ in Karachi factory

Workers of international brand H&M being ‘treated like slaves’ in Karachi factory

KARACHI: International apparel brand H&M’s workers in Pakistan are treated like slaves, labourers of Artistic Milliner factories recently fired for attending a rally demanding safety at work places, it has been  revealed. “We are harassed, abused and not allowed to form a union at the factory where international brands such as H&M exploit us,” Syeda Kanwal, a female […]

Serial attacker: Karachi police increase reward money by Rs0.5m

Serial attacker: Karachi police increase reward money by Rs0.5m

KARACHI: After failing to trace the serial attacker, the police department has increased on Tuesday the amount of the reward money from Rs0.5 million to Rs1 million. The police department has also issued new pictures of the suspect and his motorcycle. As many as 13 women, including unmarried girls and married women, have so far become […]

Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto will address a public meeting in Mahmoodabad, Karachi on Friday

Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto will address a public meeting in Mahmoodabad, Karachi on Friday

Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto will address a public meeting in Mahmoodabad, Karachi on Friday KARACHI, July 5: Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto will address a public meeting in Mahmoodabad, Karachi on Friday, July 7 at 7 pm in connection with the by-election campaign for PS-114. PPP has fielded Senator Saeed Ghani, General […]

‘Public endangerment’: Police detain Karachi lion owner after video of ‘pet’ on streets goes viral

‘Public endangerment’: Police detain Karachi lion owner after video of ‘pet’ on streets goes viral

KARACHI: Days after a video of a lion being driven around the streets of Karachi made rounds on social media, police detained late Wednesday the pet and his owner following public complaints. Citizens had made videos and lodged a complaint regarding the lion being driven around the city in a Toyota Vigo. Sindh Home Minister Sohail Anwar Siyal took […]

Section 144 imposed in Karachi hours before PSP rally

Section 144 imposed in Karachi hours before PSP rally

Monitoring Desk The provincial government imposed Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) in Karachi’s Red Zone on Sunday ahead of an announced march to the Chief Minister’s House, The law, which prohibits the assembly of more than four people in an area, was put in place hours before the Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) […]

Karachi braves another hot day as mercury shoots to 42°C

Karachi braves another hot day as mercury shoots to 42°C

KARACHI: As Karachi continued to sizzle at 42 degrees centigrade, hot and dry weather gripped entire Sindh on Tuesday with Dadu and Nawabshah becoming the hottest places in the country where the mercury rose to 46 degrees Celsius. While no heatstroke case was reported in Karachi, some 22 people fell unconscious in various areas of […]

Entrepreneurs keen to invest in Karachi, says Iraqi ambassador

Entrepreneurs keen to invest in Karachi, says Iraqi ambassador

KARACHI: Iraqi Ambassador in Pakistan Dr Ali Yasin Mohammad Kareem has said there is a lot of attraction and opportunities for investment in Sindh, particularly in Karachi, and Iraqi entrepreneurs are keen to make investment in the metropolis. The Iraqi investment would strengthen Pakistan-Iraq relations, he said during his meeting with Sindh Governor Mohammad Zubair […]

Temperatures in Karachi expected to rise to a sweltering 41C: Met Office

Temperatures in Karachi expected to rise to a sweltering 41C: Met Office

Temperatures in Karachi are expected to soar to a sweltering 41 degrees Celsius on Tuesday, the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) said. The city is set to experience hot and dry weather from Monday till Thursday, an official at the Met Office told Dawn.com. He added that temperatures in Karachi are expected to remain between 38-40C […]

‘Militant’ wanted for Karachi airport attack, SP Aslam murder killed in Sukkur shootout

‘Militant’ wanted for Karachi airport attack, SP Aslam murder killed in Sukkur shootout

Crime Report A ‘highly wanted militant’ suspected of involvement in several incidents of terrorism including the 2014 Karachi airport attack, the Mehran base attack and the murder of Superintendent Police Chaudhry Aslam was killed in a Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) ‘encounter’ in Sukkur on Sunday night, police said. The suspected militant, identified as Kamran Jamshed Bhatti, […]

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