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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.

Two hospitals put on ‘high-alert’ after terrorist threat


By Staff Reporter KARACHI: Security has been tightened after intelligence agencies issued a warning of a possible terrorist attack at the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) and adjoining National Institute of Child Health (NICH) in Karachi. According to media reports, police have been warned about the threat through a letter …

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Police detain 50 in connection with knife attacks


By Staff Reporter KARACHI: Police have arrested 50 suspects in connection with an ongoing investigation into attacks on women in Karachi’s Gulistan-e-Jauhar and Gulshan-e-Iqbal areas by the notorious “knife-man”, police said here yesterday. Most of the suspects, detained during raids or random snap-checks, belong to political parties. Police now suspect …

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City development package to be available soon: Governor


By Staff Reporter KARACHI: The funds for the Karachi development package would be made available from the current month. This was announced by the Sindh Governor, Muhammad Zubair, yesterday while distributing laptops among 172 students under Prime Minister’s scheme at the Jinnah Sindh Medical University here. The package, he added, …

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Samir Shaikh accepts position on Advisers-Gradsy Board


By Staff Reporter KARACHI: On the request of Board of Governors-Gradsy Institue of Business and Technology, Samir Mir Shaikh has accepted position on the Board of Advisers-Gradsy. Samir Mir Shaikh is the All-Pakistan Chairman for Higher Education, Science and Technology at Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI), …

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Nasir Shah inaugurates Chinese food festival

By Staff Reporter KARACHI: Sindh Minister for Labour, Transport and Information Syed Nasir Hussain Shah inaugurated the Chinese Food Festival-2017 at a local hotel here yesterday. According to a statement issued here, the purpose of the festival is to mark Pak-China friendship through a traditional Chinese food. The festival will …

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SHC adjourns AIG’s bail plea in corruption case

By Staff Reporter KARACHI: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) yesterday informed the Sindh High Court (SHC) that former Assistant Inspector General of Police (Logistics) Tanvir Ahmed Tahir was involved in misappropriating police funds meant for fuel special security arrangements for Muharram. The SHC bench was hearing a post-arrest bail application …

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Teenage girl killed in traffic mishap

KARACHI: A teenage girl was killed in a traffic accident in Landhi area of the metropolis yesterday. As per rescue sources, a 18-year-old Farida, daughter of Muhammad Hussain, sustained serious injuries when a speeding water tanker hit her near Singer Chowrangi of Landhi. —PPI

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Civic services may come to a halt

FINANCIAL CRISIS LOOMING; SUMMARY SENT TO CM  By S R Khan KARACHI: The wheels of the mega city’s civic services may soon come to a grinding halt owing to a severe shortage of funds and in this connection a summary has been moved to the Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad …

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