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  • KARACHI: PPP leader, former federal ministerHamidSaeedKazmi called on Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah here at CM House Sindh.

  • KARACHI: MPA Mehtab Akbar Rashidi addressing at book launching ceremony, a compilation ofworks by noted poet, journalist Fazil Jamili here yesterday.

  • KARACHI: Chairman, Board of Secondary Education, Karachi, Prof Dr Saeeduddin visiting an examination hall during annual exam.

  • KARACHI: Chairman, District Municipal Corporation, Central Rehan Hashmi inaugurating a programme organised by Pak Engineers.

  • KARACHI: Prof Qazi Khalid Ali, Vice Chancellor, Shaheed ZulfiqarAli Bhutto university of Law briefing visiting Wajid Ali of University of Reading, London about university’s building project.

Leasing facility needed to bring new buses in city


KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan should direct banks to offer financial leasing facility for public transport sector so as to give ample incentives to prospective investors for bringing on roads of the mega city with modern and spacious buses to lessen sufferings of people. These views were expressed by …

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Sindh to help families of fishermen held in India

By Staff Reporter KARACHI: The Sindh Assembly was told yesterday that Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has approved a summary to provide financial assistance of Rs 10,000 to family of fishermen who were arrested by India. The Sindh Assembly session started with recitation of Holy Quran and Naat Sharif …

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Opposition slammed for vilification campaign against PM


By Staff Reporter Karachi: Prominent Sindh landlord Mir Asim Khan (Son-in-law of PM’s late brother Mian Abbas Sharif), and his wife Moona Abbas Sharif Khan have said that bringing relief to the masses is the top priority of the PML(N) government. Whether it is Punjab, Sindh or any other province …

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US experts promoting girls’ participation through sports

KARACHI: Ten American sports experts associated with the Women Win Foundation visited Islamabad and Karachi from April 17 to 28 and conducted workshops and activities promoting girls’ participation in sports.During their visit, which was funded by the US Embassy and organised by ‘Right to Play Pakistan,’ the American experts collaborated …

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9 suspects arrested in crackdown against miscreants

By Staff Reporter KARACHI: Nine suspects including two foreign nationals were arrested during police raids in different areas of the city on early yesterday. According to police, the suspects were involved in various heinous crimes. Two street criminals were apprehended in separate raids in FB Industrial area and Pakistan Bazaar …

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Sindh Assembly takes up all questions, CANs

By Staff Reporter KARACHI: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh took up all Calling Attention Notices (CANs) appearing on Orders of the Day and addressed all questions during Question Hour here yesterday. The Chair informed the House about the assent of Sindh Governor to the Sindh Development and Maintenance of Infrastructure …

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Workers demand to ban asbestos

KARACHI: Trade Union activists and workers from asbestos industries including ship breaking have demanded of the government to ban all forms of asbestos in the country along with listing of Chrysotile Asbestos as a hazardous substance at the upcoming Rotterdam convention to be held from 2nd May in Geneva. Considering …

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Ziauddin University honours MBBS graduates


By Nasir Mahmood KARACHI: Ziauddin University organized a ceremony for the MBBS graduates (2016) and their parents for distributing the Certificate of Appreciation of Distinctions. In this ceremony 53 students awarded certificate of appreciation by Pirzada Qasim Raza Siddiqui, Vice Chancellor, Ziauddin University. Pirzada Qasim, Vice Chancellor, Ziauddin University, while …

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Karachi likely to face hot week

By Staff Reporter KARACHI: Karachi is likely to face a hot week as temperature may go as high as to 40 degrees centigrade. According to details, the mercury was recorded at 38 degrees centigrade on yesterday morning and was likely to reach 40 degrees in the upcoming week. The mercury …

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