KARACHI: Traffic jam in various areas of the city caused citizens hardships on Wednesday, particularly those who were on their way to their homes from work.  Karachiites are not strangers to traffic jams. On Wednesday, the areas of II Chundrigar Road, M.A. Jinnah Road, Tower, Kaemari and Mauripur experienced severe …

Passions run high on the field, with big hits and big wickets causing a flurry of excitement. PHOTO: AFP To an ordinary person, September 12, 2017, may seem like yet another date, but for us Pakistanis, it was reliving the past, contemplating the present and gearing up for the future all …

KARACHI: For the first time in more than 20 years, the Bohra Community in the city is hosting their spiritual leaders from Mumbai, India, and tens of thousands of other Bohras from around the world for the holy month of Muharram. Dr Syedna Mufaddal Saifud­din, the head of the Dawoodi Bohra …

KARACHI: A school van crashed into an water tanker early on Thursday near Society graveyard on Tariq road. A water tanker was parked outside a bank, when a school van rammed into it at full speed. Eight people, including children, have been wounded in the accident. The injured were shifted …

Iqbal Kaskar, the younger brother of Dawood Ibrahim, has given the police three locations in Pakistan as Dawood’s last known addresses. The Thane police will pass on the information to the relevant agencies. Mr. Kaskar and two others was arrested on Monday for allegedly extorting a Thane-based builder. On Wednesday, …

Though Karachi is home to one of the biggest concentrations of Dawoodi Bohras outside India, the sect’s leader has not visited for Muharram for 21 years. Those years have been bloody ones for Pakistani Shiites, with thousands killed in sectarian attacks that almost always go unsolved and unprosecuted. Advertisement Continue …

Two recently finished schools built by a United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in Sukkur district were inaugurated on Tuesday. USAID Deputy Mission Director for Sindh and Balochistan, Denise A Herbol, achieved a coronation during apart ceremonies attended by Education Minister Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar, Education Secretary Abdul Aziz …

SUKKUR: As many as 4 people died and 12 were harmed when a blast occurred in a Rohri concrete bureau in Sukkur, on Tuesday.  According to details, military arrived on a mark and surrounded a area. A hunt operation is underway in sequence to establish a means of a blast …

SUKKUR – At slightest 5 people including 3 confidence crew were martyred and 8 others harmed in an blast that took place when confidence officials were intent in defusing explosives during a concrete bureau in Sukkur on Tuesday. The blast resulted in genocide of 5 people including dual cops, a …

Karachi Water and Sewerage Board’s 217 employees have been absenting from duty including officers of grade 17, 18 and 19 as sources say that they were ghost employees and drawing salary from the national exchequer. According to reports, these employees also include MQM-London leader Shakeel Ahmed Umer, who is a …