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  • KARACHI: Sindh Governor Muhammad Zubair meeting at delegation of CPNE here yesterday at Governor House.

  • KARACHI: US Aid co-sponsored an event “ A Tribute to the Women Legislators” of Provincial Assembly f Sindh. Seen in the photograph are women members of PA including Mehtab Akbarrashidi, Mehnaz Rehman and others.

  • KARACHI: SSC examination for theyear 2017 got under way here yesterday amid elaborate arrangement and strict measures to curb “copy culture“.

  • KARACHI: Motorists , commuters woes are unending as they have to brace traffic jam almost daily. Vehicles move at snails pace due to construction work alongside Shahrea Faisal, main artery leading to citys’ international airport. —Photo by Sultan Chkai Soomro

  • KARACHI: Managing Director , Karachi Water & Sewerage Board (KW & SB) Syed Hashim Raza Zaidi drawing the names of employees to be sent for Hajj this year.

  • KARACHI: Chairman, Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission, Muhammad Naeem addressing at a seminar “ Peaceful use of Nuclear energy for mankind organised by RabitaForum International here yesterday.

Thalassaemia Treatment Centres establishment delayed

Thalassaemia

KARACHI: Health Department, Government of Sindh has failed to keep its promise of establishing Thalassaemia Treatment Centres in Sindh province, an official at health department told PPI yesterday. The former minister for health Sindh Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar had announced establishment of 28 Thalassaemia Treatment Centres across the province to …

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Conduct internal inquiry on alleged Landhi encounter

Conduct-internal

ATC ORDERS IGP KARACHI: The rise in police encounters has irked the Administrative Judge of the Anti-terrorism Courts who directed the Inspector General of Police Sindh yesterday to conduct an internal inquiry to investigate the alleged encounter held in Landhi that left one man injured. The court directed the top …

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‘Action taken on 340 human rights cases in Sindh’

Action-taken

By Staff Reporter KARACHI: The Chairperson, Sindh Human Rights Commission (SHRC), Justice (R) Majida Rizvi has said that SHRC has so far taken action on 340 cases till date. She said that commission has powers to take suo moto notice of any human rights violation, adding ‘we have powers to …

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Corruption devours Rs8000bn every year: Economist

Corruption

By Staff Reporter KARACHI: The kings and queens of corruption in Pakistan devour Rs8000bn every year and if this mega corruption is lessened a fast-tracked growth of the nation and country would become possible, said noted economist Dr. Shahid Hassan Siddiqui, speaking at the Karachi University here yesterday. Dr Siddiqui …

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IGP orders action against travellers on bus rooftops

IGP-orders

KARACHI: The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Sindh, A.D. Khawaja, has called for streamlining traffic and fostering awareness regarding traffic rules and regulations. A spokesman for the Sindh Police said here yesterday that the IGP took notice of a news report and photograph that appeared in a section of the …

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Two women among 3 hurt in road accident

By Staff Reporter KARACHI: Three persons, including two women, were injured in a road accident in Tool Plaza area of the metropolis yesterday. According to rescue sources, a 32-year-old man, Muhammad Imran, and a 25-year-old woman, Faiza, wife of Imran Ali, a 45-year-old woman, Bilqees, wife of Mubarak, were injured …

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Man killed in road accident

By Staff Reporter KARACHI: A man was killed in a road accident in Karimabad area of the metropolis yesterday. According to rescue sources, a 35-year-old unknown man was hit by fast-moving vehicle near Alnoor Society in Federal B area. As a result, he sustained serious head injuries and died on …

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KDA moves for vacating headquarters of City Wardens

KDA-moves

By Staff Reporter KARACHI: Karachi Development Authority (KDA), has asked Karachi Municipal Corporation (KMC) authorities to vacate the headquarters of the city wardens set up at Super Highway, Urban Search and Rescue centre near Asphalt Plant – Gulshan-e-Maymar, Gulshan-e-Iqbal and KDA Football Ground. In a statement issued by KDA here …

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APNS Annual General Council to meet tomorrow

KARACHI: The Annual General Council of the All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) will meet on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 10:30 am at APNS House, Karachi. According to APNS, Umer Mujib Shami, Secretary General, APNS announced that the Annual General Council will discuss the conditions prevailing in the newspaper industry …

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