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November 2017

KARACHI: On a gauge of provincial home department, jail authorities have recently relocated around 80 convicted and during slightest 60 undertrial prisoners (UTPs) from a Karachi Central Prison to other apprehension comforts of a range after a jailbreak involving dual undertrial prisoners in June. The trials of shifted UTPs have, …

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is considering a proposal from board chairman Najam Sethi to hold next year’s Pakistan Super League (PSL) final in Karachi instead of Lahore. “A new development has come to the fore according to which the two playoff fixtures in the next Pakistan Super League …

A tram owned by Mohamedali Tramways Company, or MTC, on its way to Karachi’s Cantt station in this photograph taken in the 1950s.Photo: The Friday Times  KARACHI: Commuting in Karachi is quite an arduous task, driving past narrow lanes brimming with hawkers, vendors, and different forms of vehicles, ranging from …

LAHORE: PCB Chairman Najam Sethi said on Tuesday that he would try to ensure that the final of the third edition of the Pakistan Super League is played in Karachi.  Speaking to media personnel, Najam Sethi said that by February, the stadium in Karachi will be prepared to host PSL …

KARACHI: As the Karachi Biennale 2017 (KB17) continued exhibiting art displays by local and international artists at 12 venues across the city, its flagship project Reel on Hai added yet another colourful cable reel to the city with “Chakarkar”. The programme will be taking place every day until the end of …

KARACHI: Sindh chapter of Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) and other representative bodies of doctors staged a protest outside the Karachi Press Club on Tuesday. The demonstration was held to demand promotions and regularisation of doctors and an increase in the salaries that are at par with doctors in other provinces of …

Lahore Chairman, Pakistan Cricket Board, Najam Sethi said on Tuesday that a new proposal has come forward to host the final of the next edition of Pakistan Super League at Karachi and the play off matches at Lahore. “Before we have decided to stage two to three matches of the …

By Minerwa Tahir KARACHI: Karachi is witnessing a time when a poll undertaken by the Thomson Reuters Foundation concluded that it was the second-most dangerous city for women across the globe. Until a few days back, knife attacks were rampant here. Garbage and sewerage issues mar the city while banned …

KARACHI: At least 204 more dengue fever cases were detected in Karachi taking the number of reported cases to 1,930 in the city since 1st January 2017. As per weekly report issued by Sindh Dengue Control and Prevention, the new dengue fever cases surfaced in the city during the week and …