Sindh govt to pay Rs6bn for existing KCR

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that his government waa committed to provide Rs6 billion for development works to be carried out for full operation of existing Karachi Circular Railway but vowed to realize the dream of launching a modern KCR in the city for people of this megalopolis city. This he said while presiding over a meeting of KCR here at the CM House. The meeting was attendedRead More…

Balochistan officials to face action for not complying with CM orders

KARACHI: Jam Kamal Khan, Chief Minister Balochistan, has directed Secretary, Services and General Administration Department (SandGAD) regarding followup and delays in implementation of directions. In compliance with the directives of Chief Minister Balochistan, SandGAD on Monday conveyed the following instructions of the Chief Minister Balochistan to all administrative departments for strict compliance in letterRead More…

Adil criticises CIA police over recovery of hashish from its six cops

KARACHI: Leader of Opposition in Sindh Assembly Halkeem Adil Sheikh said on Monday that arrest of six cops of CIA police Jamshoro with the 65 kg hashish by Rangers personnel from Karachi was an enough proof that police officials were doing dirty business. Mr Sheikh, who is also central vice president of PTI, in a press statement informed that Sarwar Rahupoto, the younger brother of Skindar Ali Rahupoto, the PPP MNARead More…

Legendary politician Mumtaz Bhutto laid to rest in native soil

LARKANA: Hundreds of political, religious leaders, workers, followers and people from different walks of life participated in the funeral prayer of veteran politician and PTI leader Sardar Mumtaz Ali Bhutto at Mirpur Bhutto near here on Monday after which he was laid to rest amid tears at a tomb built by him during his lifetime. His funeral prayer was led by his son-in-law Ghulam Qadir Shah Jamote of Matiari. EarliRead More…

Wind, solar projects soon to account for 7pc of electricity generation: Moot told

KARACHI: Spokesperson for Sindh government and Advisor for Law Barrister Murtaza Wahab has said that garbage collection from all districts of Karachi will now be started under a uniform policy. He said that a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) had been signed between a Spanish company and a Chinese company for solid waste management in Central and Korangi districts of Karachi. Wahab expressed happiness over the aRead More…

Action ordered against transporters overcharging passengers

LAHORE: Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar has directed the transport department and the district administration to take strict action against the transporters involved in overcharging on the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha. In a statement on Monday, the CM directed them to visit bus stands and action be initiated by commissioners and DCs against transporters fleecing the passengers. Permission will not be granted tRead More…

Movement against Baluchistan govt soon, says JUI-F MNA

QUETTA: MNA Moulana Abdul Wasey, Provincial Ameer, Jamaiat Ulema-e-Islam-F said Monday that a protest movement against the provincial governemnt would be launched in different districts of the province after Eid-ul-Azha. These views were expressed by him while talking to office bearers and workers of JUI-F at his residence here. He said that due to unemployment, backwardness and poverty, people of the province hRead More…

Police arrest two suspected criminals in encounter near Kamber

KAMBAR: Police on Monday claimed to have arrested two suspected criminals in encounters. SP Qambar Shahdatkot Sameer Noor Channa said at a press briefing that the police were conducting a routine patrol on Sajawal Road within the limits of Mirokhan police late night when an unidentified man opened fire on them. He said in retaliatory fire by the police, a suspected robber Nadir Jamali was arrested in an injured conRead More…

Is Fatima Sana Pakistan’s next bowling sensation?

KARACHI: It was in the streets of Karachi where Fatima Sana’s passion for cricket developed. Her inspiration to take up fast bowling started by watching James Anderson, whom she used to emulate while playing with her neighborhood friends. The 19-year-old right-arm pacer was at the forefront of the national women’s side’s back-to-back victories against West Indies Women in Antigua as she took nine wickets aRead More…

Nationwide load shedding described as outcome of mismanagement

KARACHI: Chairman of National Business Group Pakistan, President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum, and All Karachi Industrial Alliance, and former provincial minister Mian Zahid Hussain on Monday said nationwide load shedding ahead of Eid is the outcome of the mismanagement of the officials concerned. He said that masses and economy is paying the price for the incompetence of the officials concerned Read More…