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June 2016

Power supply to over 100 feeders remained dangling overnight. In some parts, a electricity was easy in a morning nonetheless in many others it has nonetheless to be restored. PHOTO: NAEEM GHOURI/EXPRESS SUKKUR: As a initial monsoon rains in Sukkur on Monday night relieved people of a prohibited and wet weather, …

After recent spectacular failure of the Karachi police in the shape of kidnapping of the son of Sindh High Court Chief Justice Sajjad Ali Shah, the government has decided to beef up policing of the city with the help of 7000 surveillance cameras in different parts of the city. The …

KARACHI: Rainwater on Thursday inundated the streets of Saadi Garden, a housing scheme at Saadi Town after a nearby drain flooded. Residents were shocked to see rainwater inundating their streets. They claimed that if the rain drain was not cleaned with special machinery water will flood their homes. Meanwhile police …

Close on the heels of the murder of noted Sufi singer Amjad Sabri, a well-known Pakistani actor was robbed on gunpoint in broad daylight in Karachi today, highlighting the poor law and order situation in the country’s financial hub. Actor, host and musician Nadeem Jafri and his friends were sitting …

KARACHI: Widespread rain in Sindh and Balochistan has caused high flood in a rainwater nullah near Karachi, inundating Sadi Town locality, as the city is bracing for more monsoon rains. According to our correspondent, several houses and roads in the residential area along the nullah bank came under water. Authorities …

KARACHI: MQM’s nominated mayor Waseem Akhtar stated in court on Thursday that he would not run away if allowed to go abroad since his family was in Karachi.  A local court was conducting a hearing regarding the petition to stop MQM’s nominated mayor Waseem Akhtar from traveling abroad. Waseem Akhtar’s …

KARACHI: Pakistan Rangers Sindh on Thursday conducted targeted raids in different areas of Karachi and killed terrorists belonging to outlawed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan and Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, said a spokesperson. He said that the raids were conducted in Tuglag Lane, Chakiwara, Gulistan-e-Johar and Malir Town. During the intelligence-based operation, three suspected terrorists including …

Islamabad:  The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) of police in Pakistan’s Karachi city has arrested six suspects who were “planning to kill 100 citizens” in the port-city during the holy month of Ramzan, a media report said. Senior Superintendent of Police Naved Khawaja on Thursday said in Karachi that the suspects were …

KARACHI: Actor and TV host Nadeem Jafri was robbed in Karachi’s Gulshan-i-Iqbal neighbourhood on Thursday and has demanded security after the incident, police said. Two young men approached Jafri near his house in the morning and snatched his cell phone from him on gunpoint, SP Gulshan Fahad Ahmed told Dawn. …

After another scorching pre-monsoon heatwave, the rain has come to Pakistan’s Sindh Province. Turbat, in Balochistan, reached 42.5C on Wednesday, a big drop from Monday’s high of 47.5C. The drop in temperature was accompanied by a gusty southwest wind and heavy clouds. And although the relative humidity increased to 50 …