PM arrives Karachi on day long visit
Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Saturday arrived here on a day-long visit. Upon his arrival, the prime minister was...
All parties agree on Justice (r) Javed Iqbal’s name for NAB chairman
All Pakistan political parties have agreed on name Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal has been finalised as the next National Accountability...
Air Marshal Farooq Habib promoted to Vice Chief of Air Staff
Air Marshal Farooq Habib has been appointed as Vice Chief of the Air Staff. In a press release from...
Karachi: Property dealer shot down in Gizri
A man was killed and another wounded in a drive-by shooting incident in the metropolis area of Gizri in today’s wee hours. According to sources, the deceased, Salman, is known to be a property dealer. The injured person has been shifted to Jinnah Hospital where he is said to... Read more
Karachi: Fire erupts in thread store at Ghani Chowrangi
A thread warehouse located in SITE Area of the metropolis caught fire in today’s wee hours, on Thursday. At least ten firefighting vehicles are busy with the operation to extinguish the fire that overtook storehouse of thread located at Ghani Chowrangi in Site Area. The firefighter told that the... Read more
Rangers kill nine saboteurs in Karachi
The rangers kicked the targeted operation against criminal elements in top gear, as seven more terrorists were blotted out late Wednesday in the course of an hour in different areas of the metropolis. The number of outlaws killed yesterday mounted to nine. The paramilitary troops recovered weapons from the... Read more
MQM chief urges PM, COAS, ISI chief to recover Jamia Hafsa’s students
Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain on Tuesday has urged the Prime Minister (PM), Federal Interior Minister, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) and Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) chief to recover the minor girls from Jamia Hafsa and hand them over to their parents. The MQM chief expressed these... Read more
3 more children die in Thar

3 more children die in Thar

Sindh December 23, 2014 0

Death toll in Thar rises to 234 as three more children died of famine earlier today. Hunger continued to claim lives in Thar as children continue to suffer deprivation of food and water in Mitthi and Diplo while the relief activities in the area remain suspended. 122 dispensaries and basic... Read more
Mercury drops further as Karachi receives light rain
Most parts of Karachi received light rain on Tuesday morning as mercury further dropped. According to Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), the intermittent rain spell, started since Tuesday morning and continued for couple of hours, further adding chill to the weather as the country is already under grip of cold.... Read more
Altaf Hussain demands that the Laal “mosque” terror shrine be burnt down
Calling for the closure of Jamia Hafsa, a seminary controlled by Islamabad’s Lal Masjid, Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain yesterday, demanded of the government to arrest Maulana Abdul Aziz, the leader of the terrorist mosque. “Lal Masjid should be either demolished or burnt down for preaching terrorism,”... Read more
Five Taliban militants killed in Karachi
Five Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) terrorists were killed in encounters in different parts of Karachi. In a operation at Maripur, Crime Investigation Department (CID) shot dead two Taliban terrorists in an encounter. Law enforcement agencies took action against the militants after they received information about their presence in the area.... Read more
Terrorist apologists are accomplices to murder of our children: Sherry Rehman
Friends of terrorists are traitors of Pakistan; their apologists are accomplices to murder of our children, Pakistan Peoples Party leader Sherry Rehman said on Thursday as she addressed a press conference in Peshawar. Accompanied by former prime minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf, Rehman said time has come to draw a... Read more
An icon of heroism: Principal Tahira Qazi laid to rest
The principal of Army Public School Peshawar Tahira Qazi was laid to rest yesterday in her native village. The villagers were mourning the loss of a prominent personality of the region. Eyewitnesses reported that Ms Qazi acted heroically by evacuating multiple students. She refused to be evacuated till all... Read more
Power failure plunges major Karachi areas into dark
The power supply to several areas of central Karachi, discontinued as extra-high tension wire of K-Electric tripped overnight, on Thursday. The breakdown caused seven grid stations to grind to a halt, leaving several areas including New Karachi, Gulshan-e-Iqabal, Nazimabad, FB Area and Sohrab Goth into dark. The sources said the... Read more
Anti-polio drives underway in Karachi, Quetta
Anti polio drives are underway in Karachi and Quetta on Monday. In Karachi, anti polio drive is underway in 11 Union Councils (UCs). This is the first time the children are being immunized through vaccines. It was decided by the polio officials to administer the drops through an effective method. Strict security measures have been taken... Read more
Death toll in famine-hit Thar reaches 176
Famine took away two more lives in Thar on Friday mounting the death toll to 176 in a span of 72 days. The deceased children include a newly born and a one-month Sabash Sajan whereas two children were transferred to the civil hospital Hyderabad after being declared critical. Lack... Read more
Altaf condemns worker’s death in Karachi
Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain condemned as a party worker breathed his last in Karachi on Friday after being shot by unknown assailants’ two months ago. According to details, MQM worker Abdul Qadir was shot on Eid-ul-Azha by unknown gunmen in Chanesar Goth area of the city. He succumbed to his injuries... Read more