(City): At least two dead in building collapse at Lyari

Karachi: At least two persons died when a two-storied building collapsed in Lyari area of the megacity on Sunday. As per details, the building collapsed in Koila Godam area of Bihar Colony. At least two persons died and 12 others injured who were removed to hospitals. Police, rangers and citizens started rescue operation to pull the injured and bodies from the rubble. Residents of the area say that the buildingRead More…

(District): Youth found dead near Shikarpur

Shikarpur: A youth was found dead from Chingi Muqaam within the limit of New Faujdari police station here on Sunday. According to a report, the local persons informed New Faujdari Police about the body of a youth lying in Chingi Muqaam. The area police rushed to the spot and shifted the body to RBUT Civil Hospital Shikarpur for legal formalities. The body could not be identified till late night. Read More…

(Cricket): No need to resign from departments for domestic season contract: PCB

Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board has said that the domestic players are not required to resign from their parent departments to obtain contracts for the 2020-21 domestic season, which commences on 30 September with the National T20 Cup. “The PCB is neither asking the players to resign nor to cancel existing contracts with their departments if they are interested in securing player contracts for the 2020-21 doRead More…

(National): Jogezai joins BAP

Quetta: Sardar Abdul Manaf Jogezai along with his 150 friends tendered resignation from Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party and announced to join Balochistan Awami Party (BAP). Addressing a press conference along with Malik Khuda Bakhsh, Organizing Secretary General, Balochistan Awami Party, Nawabzada Tur Gul Jogezai, District President, BAP, Shah Zaman Ghilzai and Nawabzada Shair Shah Jogezai and others, he said, “I Read More…

(Health): Youth drowns in Hyderabad pond

Hyderabad: A youth drowned while taking bath in a pond here on Sunday. According to details, Tayab, was taking bath in a pond situated at Ganjo Takar area of Hyderabad. He went into deep water of the pond of OGDCL and drowned. Divers reached the scene and recovered his body. It was the second incident of drowning in a week. The water level in the pond has risen. The body was shifted to a local hospital for an aRead More…

(Weather): Cloudy weather forecast for Balochistan

Quetta: Pakistan Meteorological Department has forecast that mainly cloudy weather is expected in southern and eastern parts and dry in rest parts of the province. However, rain/ thunderstorm may occur at isolated places in Makran coast, Lasbela and its surroundings during the next 24 hours. During last 24 hours, weather remained hot and humid in southern / eastern parts while hot and dry in western / northern Read More…

(National): COVID claimed 2 more lives, infected 204 others: Murad

Karachi: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah said on Sunday that two more patients of coronavirus lost their lives, lifting the death toll to 2,445 and 204 new cases emerged when 12,914 samples were tested, raising the tally to 132,084. In a statement issued here, the CM said that two more patients lost their lives while struggling against the virus, lifting the death toll to 2,445 that constituted 1.9 percenRead More…

(National): CM takes notice of building collapse in Lyari

Karachi: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah taking notice of the building collapse in Lyari on Sunday directed Commissioner Karachi to ensure proper treatment of the injured and support the family who lost their dear ones. Shah directed the commissioner to conduct a detailed inquiry and report him. “I want to decide the fate of all vulnerable buildings once for all,” he said and added those responsible fRead More…

BOI: (Pakistan, China to sign development agreement of Rashakai SEZ tomorrow)

Islamabad: Pakistan and China will sign the first development agreement of China Pakistan Economic Corridor’s Rashakai Special Economic Zone (SEZ), here in Islamabad tomorrow (Monday). This was stated by Chairman Board of Investment (BOI), Atif R. Bokhari in a press release issued here on Sunday. Rashakai Special Economic Zone will provide conducive business environment for bringing Foreign Direct Investment inRead More…

(Health): Sindh Madressatul Islam University to open by 15th Sept

Karachi: Sindh Madressatul Islam University (SMIU) held a computer-based entry test for the fall of 2020 on Saturday and Sunday at its main building and Talpur House. The total number of candidates who applied for admission online was five-time higher than available seats this year, also the highest figure ever recorded. While inspecting the entry test process, Pro. Dr. Mujeebuddin Sahrai Memon, the vice-chanceRead More…