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January 2018

Currently, the overheads of 2Guys1Grll are low as the two friends ‘work from home’. They sell beef donut burgers for Rs350 in catering events. PHOTO: FILE KARACHI: For many, the Karachi Eat Food Festival is an opportunity to eat out, take pictures, and post some fun. But there are some who …

Islamabad Pakistan Railways has completed the feasibility study and preliminary design for the up-gradation of Main Line-I from Peshawar to Karachi under China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). “It is top priority of Pakistan Railways to upgrade the ML-I as 70 percent traffic of passengers and freight,” an official in the …

Police claim there has been significant reduction in number of extortion and kidnapping cases. PHOTO COURTESY: OTTAWA SUN KARACHI: The year 2017 was a relatively peaceful year. There were no strikes and no lockdowns and, of course, no major incidents of terrorism. A few protests or rallies were taken care of …

KARACHI: An alleged robber was killed and another was injured by a daring citizen in North Karachi area of the city on Thursday. According to a police source, two robbers intercepted a citizen in a street in North Karachi’s Sector 5C and tried to loot him. The citizen, who was carrying …

Renowned chef and media personality Zubaida Tariq passed away in Karachi late on Thursday after a brief illness, DawnNews reported quoting family sources. Zubaida Tariq, fondly known as Zubaida Apa, was famous for her culinary skills and housekeeping advice (totkas). A household name, she hosted several widely viewed culinary shows …

KARACHI: Despite the uproar by parliament and the general public, the citizens keep on ‘disappearing’ mysteriously. Another Baloch student of Karachi University along with his younger brother has been whisked away from their residence in Maddu Goth, located just off of University Road, on Thursday. The incident comes after a …

SUKKUR – Sukkur Division Commissioner Dr Muhammad Usman Chachar has destined all Deputy Commissioners of Sukkur , Ghotki and Khairpur to contention maps of their endangered districts so that delimitation process could be started immediately. According to detail, a commissioner released these directives while presiding over a assembly in his …

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee on Housing and Works (HW) was briefed on the status of the ongoing and completed projects of the federal government in the metropolis city, Karachi, on Monday. Member National Assembly (MNA) Mian Abdul Mannan chaired the 40th meeting of NA body on HW …

KARACHI: A woman committed self-immolation over a domestic dispute in Baldia town on Wednesday. According to rescue sources, a 32-year-old woman, Tahira, daughter of Rasheed, set herself on fire in Baldia’s Gulshan-e-Mazdoor area. As a result, she received severe burn injuries and died. The cause behind the incident was stated …

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court on Wednesday admonished officers of the Karachi Central Jail (KCJ) for not being more sensitive towards rights of the prisoners. According to the petition, convicts Muhammad Fazal, Khawaja Saleemuddin and Asif Ali had been sent to jail for their involvement in a 1995 murder. However, despite …