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Karachi Heatwave: Death toll exceeds 400, Sindh declares emergency in Govt. hospitals

Advertisements KARACHI: Government of Sindh has declared emergency in all the government hospitals of Karachi to treat heat stroked patients on emergency basis and has ordered the doctors and paramedical staff to remain alert and ensured the availability of necessary medicines. Advertisements At least 400 people have been killed in …

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NA-19 re-polls: Reham Khan refutes the report claiming her political debut

A report published in a leading news site saying Reham Khan to the candidate for NA-19 constituency in the Haripur re-election. Although the report consists upon quite solid justifications in support of their claim, Reham Khan termed it a fabricated rumour about her. She updated her twitter account by ironically …

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Heatwave, Load-shedding in Karachi, Sindh left 150 dead

KARACHI: At least 150 people have been killed in Karachi due to heatwave and high temperature, as residents come to grips with frequent power and water shortage during Ramadan, reported by Radio Pakistan. On Friday, at least 150 people have died due to heat wave during the last two days …

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PAT Chief Tahir-ul-Qadri returning back to Pakistan

Lahore: Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri, Chairman Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) announced that he will be in Pakistan on Monday, 29th of June, Reported by Samaa. TUQ will depart from London on 28th of June and via transit from Dubai he would arrive at Lahore airport on 29th of June . He would arrive …

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Electricity situation would be under control within couple of days, says Khawaja Asif

ISLAMABAD: Minister for water and Power, Khawaja Asif said that forced load shedding has been controlled with improvement in power supply. In a recent statement, Khawaja Asif said that 93% urban and 86% rural areas are being provided uninterrupted electricity at Iftar, Taraweeh and Sehri timing. He also added that …

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Imran Khan condemns unannounced power outage and no attention of govt on this issue

ISLAMABAD: Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan condemned the unannounced schedule of power outage here on Saturday. He said that federal government is only busy in protecting the thieves of electricity and nothing. Khan said that weather is getting hotter day by day and on the other hand load-shedding is …

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Govt. of Sindh decides to allot 9,000 acres of lands in Garhi Yasin to Pak Army

KARACHI: Accommodating the 14-year-old application of Pakistan Army for grant of 35,521 acres land in Garhi Yasin, Sindh Government has finally decided to allot the 9,000 acres of lands in Garhi Yasin of Shikarpur district for the martyred and wounded personnel of Pak Army. The decision to allot land to …

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NA-19 Haripur: Supreme Court orders re-elections

ISLAMABAD: The election tribunal of Supreme Court of Pakistan on Friday (today) has ordered for re-elections in seven polling stations of NA -19 Haripur after Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) alleged the winning party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) of rigging last year. Dr Raja Amir Zaman from PTI had won the May …

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Rangers’ efforts in bringing back peace in Karachi is commendable: Corps commander

KARACHI: Corps commander paid morale-boosting visit to the Rangers headquarters in the city after PPP co-chairman’s recent tirade against the military generals, who accused the Rangers of acting beyond their authority and asked the Army Chief to ‘limit’ movement of his men in line with the defined rules. Corps Commander …

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A House Fire left 7 dead In Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: Seven people including five children were killed in a fire at a two-storey house. Two women were also injured in the fire on Wednesday morning in Rawalpindi’s Chaklala Scheme 3 area. According to the resources, names of the deceased persons are Shaukat Cheema, his age was 35, his wife …

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Model Town Incident 2014:  One year passed, culprits are unidentified, PAT to protest

LAHORE: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Dr. Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri has called for protest in ten cities of Pakistan for the justice of martyrs and the injured of Model Town Incident 2014. Speaking to the media Dr. Qadri has said that the killers have known thorough mass protest rallies that the …

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A 10-year old boy was convicted of extramarital affair by ‘Jirga’ in Sindh

SUKKUR: A jirga (tribal court) has convicted a 10-year old boy of having an extramarital affair and his family was ordered to pay a fine of Rs.700,000 to the aggrieved family. The incident took place in Nihal Bakhrani village near Tangwani Town of Kandhkot- Kashmore district where the rivalry between …

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Homosexuality in Pakistan: Gay couple arrested in Balochistan

QUETTA: Police arrested a gay couple in Jaffarabad district of Balochistan on Monday after reports of their clandestine marriage, said to be the first in the province. A close friend of the couple and a the man who read their Nikkah was also taken into custody in the Gandawa locality …

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Once again Altaf Hussain decides to quit from MQM leadership

LONDON: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain said on Tuesday that he can no longer hold the reins of his party after witnessing ‘the silence’ that followed Khawaja Asif’s statement in the National Assembly. He said that It is enough, ‘now I cannot lead’, he told Geo News, adding …

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