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July 2017

KARACHI –  At least four people including two students have lost their lives in rain related incidents, bringing the death toll to 16 in three days. A 22-year-old seminary student Asad was electrocuted in SITE area. Deceased was a student of Jamia Binoria Almia. His funeral prayers were offered by …

QUETTA: Thirteen more people were killed in Karachi and different parts of Balochistan province as heavy rains continued to wreak havoc on Friday. Hundreds of people were rendered homeless as well. Even though the rains provided a huge relief from the extremely hot and humid weather conditions on the first two …

Many cars were stuck in the water that accumulated in the Liaquatabad Underpass on Friday morning. PHOTO: ATHAR KHAN/EXPRESS KARACHI: Three days of rainfall brought the city to a halt, as all eight underpasses of the city were closed for several hours on Friday. The underpasses were all inundated with water. …

KARACHI: Eviction notices have been issued by the Sindh Building Control Authority (SBCA) to residents of 354 unsafe buildings following the first monsoon spell in the city. SBCA Director General Agha Maqsood Abbas has imposed emergency in the department, ordering the technical staff to stay on duty around the clock. …

By Farah Jamil We often crave for things that we don’t have – it’s human psyche. Likewise, rain is one of the most desirable things, and more so here because it comes for short intervals of time. Rain simply beautifies the atmosphere around us. The sound of rain charges everyone …

KARACHI: While municipal and provincial authorities in Karachi are making tall claims about their ‘satisfactory job’ in dewatering the city after heavy rains, this video report tells another story. The situation is that rainwater flooded most of the thoroughfares, including the Shahrah-e-Faisal and I.I Chundrigar road, submerged low-lying areas, damaged …

Salahuddin Haider Two days of torrential rains, apart from being a major disaster, thoroughly exposed the weaknesses of Karachi administration, and with it the Sindh government’s resistance to deny funds and financial authority to local bodies, which are mandated by the people to take care of them. The Mayor, out …

SUKKUR – Commissioner Sukkur Muhammad Abbas Baloch on Thursday destined all Deputy Commissioners (DCs) and Taluka Municipal Administrators (TMAs) of a Sukkur multiplication to safeguard foolproof arrangements to cope with any eventuality that might start during a monsoon rains. He pronounced that all out efforts should be done to provde …

SHIKARPUR – Police have unsuccessful to find 3 youths who went blank on Monday. Three friends including Farhan Bhayo, 24,  Badaruddin Bhayo, 26, and Abdur Rahman Bhayo, 27, proprietor of Dargah Jami Quba nearby Rustam Town, had been left while they were roving to Sukkur on a initial day of …