Govt asked to let shops to operate two days ahead of Eid

KARACHI:Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) has appealed to Sindh government to have mercy on the perturbed shopkeepers and small traders of Karachi by allowing them to open up businesses during last two days before Eid from Iftar to Sehri so that they could be able to recover some of the grave losses suffered by them due to stiff curbs imposed to contain further spread of COVID-19 pandemic. “KeepingRead More…

Most areas of Pakistan to undergo hot weather

KARACHI:Met office has forecast that on Sunday, hot and dry weather is likely to prevail in most plain areas of the country. However, rain-wind-thunderstorm is expected in Upper Punjab, Upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Upper Sindh, Kashmir and adjoining hilly areas. Monday Hot and dry weather is likely to prevail in most plain areas of the country. However, rain-wind-thunderstorm is expected in Upper Punjab, Upper Khyber Read More…

RO plant installed in Keamari to provide 22,000 gallons water per day

KARACHI:Spokesperson for Sindh Government and Adviser Law, Environment and Coastal Development Barrister Murtaza Wahab said Saturday that the manifesto of Pakistan Peoples Party is to serve the people and they would make every effort for the welfare of the people. He expressed these views while addressing a function as the chief guest at the RO plant installation ceremony in district Keamari. When Wahab came to KeamRead More…

Czech Ambassador calls on Air Chief

KARACHI:Ambassador of Czech Republic, Tomas Smetanka, called on Air Chief Marshal Zaheer Ahmed Baber Sidhu, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force, today. The visiting dignitary congratulated the Air Chief on assuming command of the PAF. The Air Chief acknowledged the efforts of Tomas Smetanka for enhancing the bilateral relations between the two countries. Various matters of mutual interests were also discussedRead More…

Policeman killed, passer-by injured

KARACHI:A police constable was shot dead in Karachi’s Liyari area in early hours of Friday, police officials confirmed. According to police sources, an unidentified men shot Constable Moeez, aged 25, son of Khursheed Ahmed posted as driver of SP City while injuring a passer-by Abu Baker during robbery resistance near Shahzada Khan Manzil, Street 02 at Meer Mohammad road Sindhi School Liyari. The policeman died onRead More…

Military awards conferred upon PN personnel

KARACHI:In an impressive investiture ceremony held at Naval Headquarters Islamabad, Chief of Staff Vice Admiral Faisal Rasul Lodhi conferred military awards upon Pakistan Navy personnel. The recipients of Sitara-l-lmtiaz (Military) were Cdre Shakeel Ahmed Khan, Cdre Shahid Rasheed, Cdre Adeel Qureshi, Cdre Ashfaq Akhtar, Cdre Javed Zia, Cdre Mohammad Irfan, Cdre Mohammad Maqbool, Cdre Azhar Mahmood, Cdre Ashar MahmoRead More…

First Eid Special Train sets off from Karachi City

KARACHI:The first of six Eid special trains, from Karachi to Upcountry, departed from Karachi City Station towards Lahore at 8 pm. The Lahore-destined Eid special train comprises 14 coaches, all economy class, having a cumulative passenger carrying capacity of 906. Nevertheless the reservation has been restricted to 696 only in the wake Covid-19 implemented SOPs. The Eid special train will have enroute stoppages atRead More…

Two girls mysteriously drown in Karachi

KARACHI:Two girls mysteriously drowned in a water pond along Super Highway in Karachi on Friday. According to rescue sources, two girls, aged between 14 to 16, mysteriously drowned in a water pond at Bismillah Centre along Super Highway in Karachi on Friday. They bodies were shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for medico-legal formalities and later handed over to the heirs. The police have started a probe into the iRead More…

FPCCI hails PM for implementing recommendations on Eid holidays

KARACHI:Mian Nasser Hyatt Maggo, President, the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI), Friday expressed his satisfaction and gratitude on the change in decision on Eid-Ul-Fitr holidays to PM Imran Khan and Ministry of Commerce – based on FPCCI’s recommendations. In a statement, Maggo was referring to reduction in Eid-Ul-Fitr holidays, specifically for banks, customs, and ports. He termRead More…

Hot and dry weather likely to prevail in plain areas of country

KARACHI:Met office has forecast that on Friday, hot and dry weather is likely to prevail in most plain areas of the country. However, rain-wind-thunderstorm is expected in Islamabad, upper Punjab, upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan. Saturday Hot and dry weather is likely to prevail in most plain areas of the country. However, rain-wind-thunderstorm is expected in Pothohar region, upper Khyber PaRead More…