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June 2017

KARACHI: Power outages in Karachi continued on the 12th day of Ramazan, causing distress for citizens. Major power outages were witnessed in Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Gulistan-e-Johar, University Road, Keamari, Masan Chowk, New Karachi’s Sector 5-A1A, Liaquatabad, Nazimabad and North Nazimabad, Shahrah Noor Jahan, Scheme 33, Lyari, Gulbahar, and Safoora Goth. As a result …

Opposition party criticises provincial government, says Sindh’s financial plan ‘a gimmick to hoodwink the masses’ The Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) has demanded that the Sindh government announce a special package worth Rs30 billion for Karachi’s development in view of the city’s cosmopolitan nature. The demand was made on Thursday by …

M-9 project’s highway. ISLAMABAD: The National Highway Authority (NHA) is all set to complete the Karachi-Hyderabad Motorway (M-9) by August this year, almost seven months ahead of its scheduled completion date. The project is likely to be inaugurated on August 14, well before the time in view of its unusual importance …

KARACHI – Karachi Mayor Wasim Akhtar has said that Karachi has been completely neglected in the recently presented Sindh budget despite contributing 70 percent to the national exchequer. “Development schemes recommended by the local council’s representatives were not included in the budget, which is a sheer insult to people’s mandate,” …

KARACHI (Dunya News) – Crackdown against criminal elements continues in Karachi as police and Rangers arrested 14 accused during operation in different areas of the city on Thursday, Dunya News reported. According to details, Rangers arrested two dacoits who were busy in looting residents in North Nazimabad while the third …

The best news out of Karachi in a long time is the sudden decline in street crime. The perpetrators of these crimes appear to be less active or some of them may simply be on hiatus during the fasting month of Ramazan, leaving the city’s dwellers breathing normally again for …

Karachi: Around 20 suspects were arrested during overnight raids in various areas of Karachi early Friday morning. Moreover, about five people were injured in a knife attack after a dispute between two groups at Korangi’s Bilal Colony. Police conducted an operation in PIB colony and arrested a wanted criminal, Ghulam …

KARACHI: Temperature in Karachi dipped further after some area of the metropolis received drizzling Thursday morning. The Met Office has forecast that more drizzle is likely in the city till Sunday. Synoptic Situation: A westerly wave is still affecting upper and central parts of the country and likely to persist …

KARACHI: Terming it a “sheer insult” to the elected City Council, Karachi Mayor Wasim Akhtar criticised the Sindh government for refusing to incorporate even one of the 143 development schemes proposed by the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation in the provincial annual development programme 2017-18. “The KMC had sent 143 schemes worth …

Sindh’s chief minister said on Tuesday that his provincial government had allocated more than Rs70 billion for Karachi’s progress in the next financial year’s budget, including Rs12 billion for the city’s mega development schemes. Syed Murad Ali Shah disclosed this while addressing a news conference a day after he unveiled …