KARACHI, PAKISTAN —  When an unseasonal and potentially deadly heat wave loomed on weather forecasts last month, authorities in this port city took an unusual step: They issued a public warning, a full week in advance. Before the heat hit, a text message warning of the danger went out to …

KARACHI : Provincial Minister for Excise and Taxation Narcotics Control Mukesh Kumar Chawla has destined Divisional GIS Survey Manager Urban Unit to finish a consult of skill and veteran taxation in Sukkur with a support of endangered Excise and Taxation staff by Mar 31. This he pronounced while presiding over a assembly …

When an unseasonal and potentially deadly heatwave loomed on weather forecasts last month, authorities in this port city took an unusual step: they issued a public warning a full week in advance. Before the heat hit, text message warning of the danger went out to Karachi residents. Hospitals set aside …

KARACHI: The anti-terrorism court issued orders on Tuesday for the release of Shahzad, who was accused of stabbing women in the city. During a hearing on the case, police told the court no evidence was found against Shahzad, which is why he should be granted bail. Subsequently, Shahzad was released …

Director General Rangers Sindh Major General Mohammad Saeed said on Monday that the Karachi operation was initiated after a consensus of all stakeholders. Photo: ISPR  KARACHI: Sindh Rangers Director General Major General Mohammad Saeed said on Monday that the Karachi operation was initiated after a consensus of all stakeholders.  The …

KARACHI: The chemical examination report of the couple electrocuted in Karachi’s Ibrahim Hyderi reveals that the two were not fed any intoxicant before electrocution, putting to rest the speculation of the police. The police had suspected that the couple were fed some intoxicant and then electrocuted. The couple was caught …

By Saman Siddiqui “The Tragedy of the Commons,” is one of the most powerful illustrations of the environmental problem. In 1968 Garrett Hardin wrote an article which claimed to show that many environmental problems are caused by a system of open access to commonly owned resources. This is known as …

Sindh High Court. Photo: File  KARACHI: Ten high-profile cases were transferred to Sukkur from the Karachi anti-terrorism court on Tuesday on orders of the Sindh High Court. The cases that have been transferred to Sukkur include those pertaining to the Karachi airport attack of 2014, members of banned outfit Lashkar-e-Jhangvi …

KARACHI: Four policemen, alleged of killing a 14-year-old boy in Karachi, were arrested on Monday and booked on charges of murder. Rehan, 14, was allegedly killed because of police firing in Karachi’s Mominabad area late Sunday. The law enforcers claimed they raided the vicinity in search of drug peddlers, who …

Karachi is considered one of the most violent cities in the world. It’s also a city whose political volatility, history of ethnic conflicts, and anti-establishment spirit continue to challenge Pakistan’s stability. Throughout Pakistan’s history, the country’s security establishment has consistently tried to control Karachi’s politics by forming political parties, bringing …