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APML meeting to be a milestone, says Kasuri

By: Danish Rafique | January 08, 2012

KARACHI - The All Pakistan Muslim League leaders ruled out the possibility of former president Musharraf’s arrest on his arrival to his motherland. APML central leader Ahmed Raza Kasuri along ...

Military least corrupt institution: TIP

By: Danish Rafique | December 29, 2011

KARACHI - Judiciary has stepped up into the 4th position from 6th in the previous year in terms of corruption, while land administration department has got the first position on the list of ...

Haleem-KESC tussle reaches boiling point

By: Danish Rafique | December 19, 2011

KARACHI - Advisor to Sindh Chief Minister Haleem Adil Sheikh on Sunday announced to establish a complaint committee to register consumers grievances regarding inflated bills and loadshedding in ...

Haleem: More than a dessert on Ashura

By: Danish Rafique | December 06, 2011

KARACHI - The Karachiites, without any discrimination, set up Sabeel (water stalls) and cooked Haleem (Niaz) to distribute among the faithful on the 9th and 10th of Muharram. The cooking of Haleem is ...

10 injured in Karachi mini cinema blast

By: Danish Rafique | November 21, 2011

KARACHI Ten persons were injured in a small device blast in a mini-cinema situated in Lee Market here on Sunday in the limits of Kharadar police station. The blast accrued at 10.17pm in a ...

Bomber blows himself up to evade arrest

By: Danish Rafique | November 19, 2011

KARACHI - A suspected foreign militant on Friday blew himself up with explosives in his third floor flat in a residential complex of Block-13, Gulistan-e-Jauhar in Shahrah-e-Faisal Police precincts ...

Sindh Police stand nowhere

By: Danish Rafique | November 18, 2011

KARACHI - The Sindh Police are clueless about the motive of the terrorists, who conducted bombing at Sea View on Wednesday. Police officials have no answers and since there is no (private) ...

Commissioner System in public interest

By: Danish Rafique | November 06, 2011

KARACHI - Pakistan Muslim League (Functional) president Pir Pagara said that the Commissionerate System had ultimately revived in the province, which was in the best interest of the people. PML-F ...

Altaf condemns PML-N tirade against president

By: Danish Rafique | October 30, 2011

KARACHI - Altaf Hussain, chief of Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM), has strongly denounced use of derogatory language by the PML-N leaders in a public meeting in Lahore. He said Punjab Chief Minister ...

Karachi resonates with 'release Qadri

By: Danish Rafique | October 23, 2011

KARACHI - Scores of religious activists rallied in the city on Saturday demanding release of Mumtaz Qadri, the self-confessed killer of former Punjab governor Salmaan Taseer. The call for the ...

Synthesis of LG Ord 1979, 2001 proposed

By: Danish Rafique | October 13, 2011

KARACHI - The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan said that the Sindh Local Government Ordinance 2001 effectively undercut the authority of the provincial government and created fiefdoms; thereby ...

Qadri sentencing arouses ire

By: Danish Rafique | October 03, 2011

KARACHI - Scores of protesters were injured and at least 40 arrested on Sunday when police fired shots, tear gas shells and used truncheons and water cannons to stop activists of the Sunni Tehreek ...

Demand for electricity comes under fire

By: Danish Rafique | July 18, 2011

KARACHI - Law enforcement Agencies (LEAs) and police used excessive baton charge and aerial firing to disperse peaceful protestors who came out on streets to record their protest against the ...

Security risk halts rescue operations

By: Danish Rafique | July 15, 2011

KARACHI - The governmental and non- governmental rescue organisations having or claiming the responsibility for working in volatile situations stopped working in the restive city causing increased ...

Warm welcome as MV Suez crew arrives in Karachi

By: Danish Rafique | June 24, 2011

KARACHI - Emotional scenes were witnessed when 22 hostages of MV Suez reached PNS Zulfiqar at Karachi port after six days of journey on Saturday. Pakistan Fleet Vice Admiral Raza Abbas, Sindh ...

No cut in loadshedding even on holidays

By: Danish Rafique | June 06, 2011

KARACHI - Karachiites are suffering long hours of power outage on the pretext of so-called technical faults. Previously KESC cited low generation of power as reason for loadshedding but now they have ...

PML-N pledges to make countrys defence stronger

By: Danish Rafique | May 29, 2011

KARACHI - A large number of activists of Pakistan Muslim league (Nawaz) observed Youm-e-Takbeer as Pakistan completed 13 years as a nuclear power on Saturday. The day was celebrated at PML-N House ...

Fire guts 108 Empress shops

By: Danish Rafique | March 28, 2011

KARACHI At least 108 shops and godowns were gutted when fire erupted in the metropolis second biggest wholesale market, commonly known as Empress Market of Saddar Town, here on Sunday. At leas 40 ...

Police intercept ASELS protest rally

By: Danish Rafique | February 18, 2011

KARACHI - To stop protesters march toward CM House, Police here on Thursday intercepted a protest rally of All Sindh Education Lower Staff (ASELS) by using water cannon and baton-charge while ...

9 accused of Shershah Market carnage released

By: Danish Rafique | January 27, 2011

KARACHI - Administrative Judge of Anti-Terrorism Court, Justice Sajjad Ali Shah of Sindh High Court, Wednesday released nine accused who surrendered themselves to the police in Shershah Market ...

Govt warned of countrywide protest

By: Danish Rafique | December 28, 2010

KARACHI Majlis-e-Wahdat-e-Muslimeen Pakistan warned the Government of a countrywide protest if 10 Shiite persons, abducted allegedly by security agencies, were not released. The families staged ...

Action against land grabbers sought

By: Danish Rafique | December 27, 2010

KARACHI Settlers of Karachi Electric Supply Corporation (KESC) Employers Cooperative Housing Society Welfare Association staged a protest demonstration against land mafia and society administrator ...

Missing persons relatives for CJs help

By: Danish Rafique | December 25, 2010

KARACHI - Families of 10 missing persons belonging to Shia Community have appealed to the Chief Justice to take action and help recover them from the custody of law enforcement agencies. As per ...

Aafias sentence HR violation: IJN

By: Danish Rafique | December 20, 2010

KARACHI The Executive Director of International Justice Network (IJN) has rejected the appeal filed by the US lawyers, already refused by Dr. Aafia Siddique, against her sentence of 86-year ...

CDGK fails to maintain approved food prices

By: Danish Rafique | December 13, 2010

KARACHI The City District Government Karachi (CDGK) has failed to maintain prices of food items, as the shopkeepers violate approved rates because of lack of surveillance. Enterprise and Investment ...

14 journalists selected

By: Danish Rafique | December 11, 2010

KARACHI - International centre for Journalist (ICFJ), the Washington based organisation, has planned to train Pakistani journalist to enhance their reporting skills and advancing quality of ...

Funeral prayers of blast victims offered

By: Danish Rafique | November 13, 2010

KARACHI The funeral prayers of police and Frontier Constabulary personnel martyred in deadly attack on CID Civil line Karachi were offered at Police Headquarters Garden on Friday. Sindh Home ...

Police still clueless as death toll surges by five

By: Danish Rafique | November 13, 2010

KARACHI The deadly bomb blast at the CID Civil Lines office claimed five more lives on Friday while the law enforcement agencies are still in the dark and yet to find out the culprits behind the ...

Frequently missing govt vehicles alarm law-enforcers

By: Danish Rafique | November 03, 2010

KARACHI - Frequently missing of government vehicles has alarmed law-enforcing agencies of upcoming threat of terrorism, TheNation has learnt. According to the reports, as many as five government ...

11 killed on eve of PS-94 by-poll

By: Danish Rafique | October 17, 2010

KARACHI - At least eleven people were killed and over one dozen others got injured in separate incidents of violence across the city on the eve of by-election in PS-94 constituency, Orangi Town, ...

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