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Sindh Governor warns mafias against land grabbing

Metropolitan Cities
KARACHI:Sindh Governor Kamran Khan Tessori has warned the land and occupation mafias to take their eyes off the land of Karachi. "SHOs should also be ready to halt any move to occupy the land of Karachi. K-Electric and Sui Southern Gas Company should also mend their way and normalize the service to the citizens. The foundation stone of Pak China Friendship Park was laid today on the occasion of Chinese New Year. The foundation of the park is aimed at sending a message on behalf of the citizens of Karachi to the citizens of China that Karachiites always want to maintain a relationship of love and friendship with the people of China," the Administrator said this while talking to media representatives after laying the foundation stone of Pak China Friendship Park on Kashmir Road. Acting...

Man shoots dead wife, daughter, self in Lahore

LAHORE:A man committed suicide after shooting dead his wife and daughter on a trivial issue in Lahore on Sunday. According to a report, Police said Mushtaq Masih shot dead his wife Maria Bibi and 18-month-old daughter after a heated argument and later turned the gun on himself. The tragedy happened at the residence of Pastor Azhar Khokhar where Mushtaq went to meet his wife. Pastor Azhar also injured in the firing incident. Police and forensic teams have rushed to the site and started their investigation.

Abbasi seeks political stability to put country on path to progress

QUETTA:Former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Sunday stressed the need to ensure political stability to put the country on the path of progress and prosperity. “We have to see whether the constitution has failed us or we have failed it. Anyways, we are all responsible for the current political situation of the country. Today, the country is self-sufficient in political parties and media channels. All we need to do is to change the direction of political setup and bring it to problems being faced by public,” he sais while addressing the journalists at Quetta Press Club on Sunday. He was flanked by former finance minister Miftah Ismail and Balochistan National Party leader and Nawabzada Lashkari Raisani. “Lawmakers in the National Assembly and the Senate have to go for an open d...

Six people injured as slum catches fire

LAHORE:Six people suffered burns after a fire broke out in the slums of Gujjarpura area on Sunday, said rescue officials. Rescue officials said the family of five including two children and another prson were injured in the fire incident. The injured family members have been identified as Rehan, Allah Wasaya, Amir, Zehra and their mother Maqboola. Another citizens Afaan also suffered injuries. The injured have been shifted to a nearby hospital for treatment, added officials.

Seven injured after blast triggered by gas leakage leaves roof collapsed

ATTOCK:Seven people were injured after the roof of a house collapsed due to a blast caused by gas leakage on Sunday, rescue officials said. The incident took place at a house in Haroon village of Tehsil Hazro. The injured included husband and wife with their five children. Rescue team reached the spot and shifted the victims to a hospital. The injured are said to be in a critical condition.

Policeman injured after being struck by car

LAHORE:A policeman was injured after being hit by a speeding car in Lahore s Nawab Town area on Sunday. Police said some constables were snap checking vehicles at a picket when a speeding car coming from the opposite direction hit constable Tariq and drove out of the scene. The injured constable with a fractured arm has been shifted to a hospital and a police team is searching for the escaped suspect.