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  • KARACHI: Grand Democratic Alliance (GDA) leaders of Sindh meeting Chief of PML-F Pir Sahab Pagara at his residence here yesterday.

‘Improving academic standard vital for economic development’

By Staff Reporter KARACHI: Increase in enrollment and improving the academic standard is vital for achieving economic development at a faster pace. This was stressed by the Sindh Governor, Muhammad Zubair, during a visit to S.M. Fatima Jinnah Government School here yesterday. He also went round the classrooms, library, computer …

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Sindh Govt extends rangers policing power for 90 days


By Staff Reporter KARACHI: The provincial government yesterday approved the extension of Rangers’ special powers in Karachi for another 90 days. After the request approved by the Ministry of Interior, the paramilitary force – requisitioned under Article 147 of the Constitution and operating under clause 1 of subsection 3 of …

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SHC rejects bail plea of ex-AIG Finance

By Staff Reporter KARACHI: The Sindh High Court yesterday once again rejected the bail plea of former Sindh Assistant Inspector General of Police (Finance) Syed Fida Hussain Shah on charges of alleged embezzlement of Rs 70 million from police funds. Moreover, the bench headed by SHC Chief Justice Ahmed Ali …

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Security guard killed by his colleague

KARACHI: A private security company’s guard was killed by his colleague on Shahrah-e-Faisal area of the metropolis yesterday. According to rescue sources, a 25-year-old security guard Allah Dino, son of Ghulam Rasool, suffered bullet injuries and died when his colleague opened fire on him outside a wedding in hall along …

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SBCA seals illegal constructions on residential plots

By Staff Reporter KARACHI: Sindh Building Control Authority’s squad has sealed illegal constructions on the residential plots in various areas of the city. These included flats, portions, partitions, shops and marriage lawns in Saddar, Clifton, Gulberg, Federal B area, Gushan-e-Iqbal and Shah Faisal towns, said SBCA release here yesterday. The …

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PIA offers 40pc discount on Bangkok flight

By Staff Reporter KARACHI: PIA has announced a special offer for valued passengers on Bangkok destination. The airline is offering 40 percent discount for travel between Karachi and Bangkok. PIA as an introductory offer on its 3 weekly flights to Bangkok has reduced its fare also with free baggage allowance …

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PN Int’l Nautical Competition begins

KARACHI: The 2nd PN International Nautical Competition has begun with an impressive opening ceremony at Pakistan Naval Academy. Cadets and Midshipmen from Naval Academies of China, Sri Lanka, Saudi Arabia and UAE are participating in the event. Under the auspices of Pakistan Naval Academy, the four-day long event will encompass …

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Six E&T officials promoted

KARACHI: On the directives of Provincial Minister for Excise and Taxation & Narcotics Control Mukesh Kumar Chawla, a meeting of the Departmental Promotion Committee was held with Secretary ET&NT Abdul Haleem Shaikh in the chair at his office. The committee promoted six Computer Programmer and Data Processing officers BS-16 to …

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CM chairs city development package meeting


By Staff Reporter KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that the second phase Karachi Package-II and completion of the first phase would change the face of the city. The city which has turned to be a peaceful city would become a beautiful city of the country. …

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