KARACHI

Frieha Altaf urges authorities to eradicate street crime in Karachi

Frieha Altaf urges authorities to eradicate street crime in Karachi

The scourge seemingly spare none with PR mogul Frieha Altaf sharing her experience of being mugged at gunpoint.“Got held up at gunpoint coming home from fashion week last night with my daughter. Three adolescent boys on a bike!” she shared. “Nothing worse than having a gun in your face with your kid in the car. Karachi needs a cleanup asap. My […]

PTI’s Karachi plan

PTI’s Karachi plan

OVERFLOWING gutters, a nagging (and growing) shortage of drinking water and mounds of rotting garbage are amongst Karachi’s major problems. Over the last decade or so the PPP has run the Sindh government, and the MQM has represented the metropolis in the national and provincial legislatures, as well as running its local bodies. Due largely […]

Jibran Nasir detained briefly for ‘refusing to give way’ to judge’s protocol in Karachi

Jibran Nasir detained briefly for ‘refusing to give way’ to judge’s protocol in Karachi

Activist and lawyer Jibran Nasir was briefly detained after he reportedly refused to give way to the convoy of Sindh High Court judge Faisal Kamal while driving in Karachi’s Clifton neighbourhood on Monday. Nasir, who is contesting the general elections as an independent candidate, was driving on Chaudhry Khaliquzzaman Road in Clifton when the convoy of the […]

Will clean Karachi in 6 months, resolve water issue within 3 years: Shehbaz

Will clean Karachi in 6 months, resolve water issue within 3 years: Shehbaz

KARACHI ;Former Chief Minister of Punjab Shehbaz Sharif on Monday said that arrangements for clean Karachi and water availability at homes will be done within 6 months and 3 years respectively. In his address to a gathering of traders in Karachi, Shehbaz said that sit- ins caused loss to the country however, load shedding issue […]

Caretaker PM pays visit to Quaid’s mausoleum in Karachi

Caretaker PM pays visit to Quaid’s mausoleum in Karachi

KARACHI;Caretaker Prime Minister (PM) Nasir-ul-Mulk on Wednesday has paid a visit to mausoleum of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah as he arrived in Karachi on a day-long visit.He laid a floral wreath at the mausoleum and offered fateha. The interim PM also recorded his impressions in the book of visitors. Sindh Governor Mohammad Zubair and caretaker […]

No arrangements in sight to deal with heatwave in Karachi

No arrangements in sight to deal with heatwave in Karachi

KARACHI ;Several areas in Karachi lack heatstroke camps despite the claims of district administration and Metropolitan Corporation to gear up efforts to save lives during extreme weather conditions.The mercury level in Karachi crossed 41ºC on Wednesday and is expected to surge up to 45ºC.Director General (DG) Met Ghulam Rasool has warned that the fresh heatwave […]

Karachi likely to sizzle at 45 degrees as fresh heatwave alert issued

Karachi likely to sizzle at 45 degrees as fresh heatwave alert issued

KARACHI ;Temperature in Karachi is expected to reach sweltering 45ºC as the meteorological department issued a fresh heatwave alert for the city.Met Office says that a new heatwave of moderate to severe intensity would engulf Karachi and its suburbs on Tuesday and was expected to continue till Thursday (from May 29 to 31).During the period, […]

Karachi likely to brave hot weather from Tuesday, warns Met Office

Karachi likely to brave hot weather from Tuesday, warns Met Office

KARACHI: After few days of relief, Karachiites should roll up their sleeves again for another spell of heatwave likely to start in the city from Tuesday. The Pakistan Metrological Department (PMD) in its latest weather alert said that residents of the city are likely to experience hot to very hot weather from Tuesday to Thursday. The […]

Karachi hit by sweltering heatwave

Karachi hit by sweltering heatwave

KARACHI:Residents of Karachi were urged to seek shelter Monday as the temperature hit 44 degrees Celsius (111.2 Fahrenheit), sparking fears of widespread heatstroke during the Islamic fasting month of Ramazan. The Pakistan Meteorological Department warned the sweltering heat would continue throughout the week, forecasting daytime temperatures of between 40-43 degrees. “Considering the ongoing observance of […]

Dozens killed by heatwave in Karachi, claims Faisal Edhi

Dozens killed by heatwave in Karachi, claims Faisal Edhi

KARACHI:Renowned social worker Faisal Edhi has claimed that heatwave has killed dozens of people in different parts of Karachi. He said that at least 160 bodies were brought to Edhi Foundation s morgues on Sunday and Monday out of which dozens had died from heatstroke. Faisal Edhi further said that most of the bodies were brought […]

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