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Day: November 13, 2022

Child beggar shot dead by security guard in Karachi

Karachi
KARACHI: A child beggar was shot dead by a security guard outside a hotel in Boat Basin area of Karachi on Sunday. According to the details, the shooting incident took place at the famous Food Street Boat Basin, where there is a rush of beggars, including children. A security guard fired at a beggar child that resulted in his death. Afterwards, the guard fled from the spot. On the other hand, an incident of firing also took place at Murtaza Chowrangi in Korangi area of Karachi, in which two people were killed.

SSGC halts gas supply to industries

Karachi
KARACHI: With the advent of the winter season, the gas crisis seems to have worsened as the Sui Southern Gas Company Limited (SSGC) halted gas supply to industries across Karachi. “In adherence to the Ministry of Energy (Petroleum Division) gas load management plan, that places domestic and commercial customers on top of the priority list, it has been decided to suspend gas supply to all general industries from November 15 to February 28, 2023,” a statement issued by the gas company read. It said the decision is aimed to meet the rising demand of domestic customers in Sindh and Balochistan. It is pertinent to mention here that all CNG stations in Sindh have already been shut down for two-and-half months due to gas shortage.

All food business operators directed to get license

General
KARACHI: Director General Sindh Food Authority Imran Bhatti Sunday directed all food business operators across the Sindh province to get business license from the authority. In a statement, he said that according to Sindh Food Authority Act 2016, all food business operators, including restaurants, dairy business, manufacturers, food caters, cold storages, pakwan centres, marriage halls, hotels, ice factories etc. are required to get business license from Sindh Food Authority. If they fail to do so, action will be taken against them. DG SFA Imran Bhatti said that SFA was committed to implement hygiene principles in the society so that the people might get pure eating materials.

Rallies taken out in Hyderabad to support Pak army

District
HYDERABAD: Rallies were taken out by various organizations in Hyderabad to express solidarity with the Pakistan Army on Sunday. The rallies of various political and social organizations from different areas of Hyderabad reached the Press Club. The participants of the rallies raised slogans in favour of the Pakistan Army and said that they will not tolerate any conspiracy against Pakistan. The participants also said that the army of Pakistan is brave and heroic and the people stand by their army men on every front.

Tea, ghee prices decreased at Utility Stores

Karachi
KARACHI: The authorities have massively decreased the prices of tea at the country’s Utility Stores. There was also a marginal drop in ghee rate, it emerged Sunday. The prices of different brands of tea were down from Rs45 to Rs845 while the ghee rate was reduced by Rs9 per kilogram. The Utility Stores Corporation issued a notification in this regard. The ghee price for Karahi zone was decreased for Rs9 per kg while rest of the country the rate is down eight rupees. The price of 80-gram tea pack was reduced by Rs45, 170-gram pack by Rs100, 430-gram by Rs357 and 900-gram by Rs845.

Steps taken to distribute free of cost seeds of wheat

Quetta
QUETTA: The incumbent provincial government under the leadership of Chief Minister Balochistan, Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo has taken a revolutionary step for initiating a program to distribute free of cost seeds of wheat amongst the peasants of flood affected districts of Balochistan province in order to restore agriculture sector of the province. According to a statement issued by the Chief Minister’s Secretariat here on Sunday, the incumbent provincial government under the leadership of Chief Minister Balochistan, Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo has taken a revolutionary step for initiating a program to distribute free of cost seeds of wheat amongst the peasants of flood affected districts of Balochistan province in order to restore agriculture sector of the province. It said that an amount...