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  • KARACHI: National Highway & Motorway Police placed banners informing motorists of permission for using Lyari Express Way from Mauripur to Sohrab Goth as special arrangement during Ramzan. —Photo by Sultan Chaki Soomro

  • KARACHI: Motorists and others, crossing pool of stagnant water at the site of under construction Green Bus Project in Golimar area. Their woes are likely to multiply in Ramzan as heavy rush is expected before Iftar.

  • KARACHI: With the advent of Ramzan, water shortage in different parts of Karachi worsened forcing the people to fetch water from a public filling point established by local administration.

  • KARACHI: Railway’s PREM union rejecting 10pc raise in salaries demand a raise of 150 pc at par with raise given to MPA’s, MNA’s.

  • KARACHI: Chairman , District Municipal Corporation (DMC, Central) Rehan Hashmi talking to a shopkeeper at Hyderi Market here yesterday. He advised shop keepers to remain vigilant and to avoid encroachments ensuring safety of visitors to the market.

CM for improving revenue collection


By Staff Reporter KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that his government was working hard to improve the efficiency of revenue collecting institutions to strengthen financial situation of the province. He was presiding over a meeting regarding budget, ‘Resource Mobilization Proposal’ here at the CM House. …

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Siyal for extra ordinary measures during Ramzan


SECURITY, TRAFFIC FLOW  By Staff Reporter KARACHI: Sindh Home Minister Sohail Anwar Khan Siyal has issued directive to Special Branch and CTD Police to adopt extraordinary measures to raise standard of intelligence and ensure coordination with the Range Police throughout the Province for a peaceful environment during the holy month …

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Chinese company to install desalination plant


By Staff Reporterr KARACHI: A Chinese company would install desalination plant in the metropolis. This was stated by the Sindh Governor Mohammad Zubair in a meeting with the office bearers of the North Karachi Association of Trade and Industry during a visit on Saturday. The Governor pointed out that initial …

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Labourers term minor increase in wages ‘shameful’


By Staff Reporter KARACHI: Labourers have rejected the increase in their salaries in federal budget for fiscal year 2017-18, and termed it public as well as worker enemy, accused to have been prepared to please the capitalists. The labour leaders said members of assembly have doubled their salaries, whereas, the …

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‘Solar Karachi’ must to cope with loadshedding


By Staff Reporter KARACHI: Crippling loadshedding of electricity in blue collar localities has further increased the importance of making Karachi a ‘Solar City’ by promoting renewable energy culture. Residents of blue collar localities brave at least seven to eight hours scheduled and unscheduled loadsheddings every day, besides prolonged outages in …

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Robber arrested in injured condition


By Staff Reporter KARACHI: Police arrested a robber in injured condition after an alleged encounter in Bafar Zone area of the metropolis here yesterday. According to rescue sources, an unknown robber was looting buses and coaches at gunpoint in Bafar Zone area when police reached the scene. The accused opened …

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Seven suspects nabbed in police operations

By Staff Repoorter KARACHI: As many as 42 suspects were arrested in search operations in Karachi and Multan here yesterday. Four suspects were taken into custody early yesterday morning during search operations in various areas of the metropolis, the police claimed. During a raid in Gulbahar’s Baloch Para, a drug …

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Ramzan Chhipa calls on Governor Sindh

KARACHI: A prominent social worker, Ramzan Chhipa here yesterday called on Sindh Governor Mohammad Zuabir, at the Governor’s House. On the occasion, the Governor lauded the services of the Chhipa Foundation and specially mentioned the `Dastar Khawan’ of the organization. He further stated that the social welfare organizations are supplementing …

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Commuters face problem on Ramzan eve


CRIPPLING TRAFFIC JAMS KARACHI: Crippling traffic jams in different areas of the city, especially Saddar and Regal Chowk areas witnessed yesterday when the commuters created problems for citizens to reach their homes after Ramzan moon sighted.. Annoying traffic jams were witnessed in different parts of the city, including NIPA Chowrangi, …

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