(Crime): Rs38.3m corruption: PHE staff flees as anti-corruption team raids

Karachi:An anti-corruption team Ghotki claimed on Friday that as it raided the office of Public Health Department (PHE) Mirpur Mathelo in district Ghotki, the staff of the office fled seeing it. The anti-corruption team, led by Circle Officer Ayaz Memon under the supervision of Judicial Magistrate Mirpur Mathelo Hameedullah sealed off six office rooms. The team said that that the raid was carried out after findingRead More…

(Court): Intervener joins petition against quota system

Karachi:Former student leader and seasoned politician Dr S M Zameer on Friday jointed the constitutional petition of Pasban Democratic Party (PDP) chairman Altaf Hussain as intervener. As per details, a bench of Sindh High Court (SHC) comprising Mr Justice Nadeem Akhtar and Mr Justice Mehmood A Khan heard the constitutional petition (1906/2020) of Altaf Shakoor. Dr S M Zameer’s submission to join the petition as iRead More…

(Court): SC cancels Adil’s interim bail in anchorperson murder case

Karachi:The Supreme Court’s (SC) Karachi Registry on Friday cancelled the interim bail of accused Adil Zaman in Mureed Abbas murder case. The apex court stated that according to the statements of eyewitnesses, including Umar Rehan and Usama, accused Adil Zaman was present alongside Khizer Hayat and Atif Zaman on the crime scene and the witnesses had also identified Adil. The court also stated that the records hRead More…

(Health): Nine more Covid-19 patients die in country

Karachi:As many as 752 new coronavirus cases were reported in Pakistan on Friday while nine more patients died of the virus disease. The country-wide death toll from the virus has surged to 6,408so far since the outbreak of the disease in February. According to the Ministry of National Health Services, Regulation, and Coordination data, a total of 304,386people have been tested positive for the coronavirus diseaseRead More…

(Commerce): Pakistan should apply for Basmati GI tag: UNISAME

Karachi:The Union of Small and Medium Enterprises (UNISAME) has urged the adviser to the prime minister Imran Khan for commerce Mr Abdul Razzak Dawood to take immediate notice of the fact that India has applied to the European Union for the geographical indications (GI) tag for their basmati rice and Pakistan should also apply without loss of time. President UNISAME Zulfikar Thaver alerted the adviser and the secrRead More…

(Education): KU extends fee deadline

Karachi:The University of Karachi has extended the deadline for submission of semester fees for morning and evening program till September 25, 2020. The University of Karachi is offering 100 percent waiver in late fees on outstanding fees of the current semester (Spring Semester 2020) whereas 50 percent waiver has been offered in late fees of outstanding fees of all previous semesters. Read More…

(Health): PTCL concludes internship program for persons with disabilities

Karachi:Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) said on Friday that it had successfully concluded Justuju, an exclusive internship program, for persons with disabilities (PWDs). The six weeks internship included a broad range of tech-based learning and professional development features, where PTCL directly mentored 20 interns based in Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi. The selected interns were differently-aRead More…

(Court): SHC notices SHO Khokhrapar

Karachi:Sindh High Court (SHC) on Friday served a notice to Station House Officer (SHO) Khokhrapar on a petition filed by a citizen against him. A SHC bench heard the petition filed by Hyder Ali against SHO Khokhrapar. The court issued notice to SHO and summoned him for the next hearing. The petitioner stated that police had arrested his brother Aslam on 4th September and released him after getting bribe, but tRead More…

(National): SBP shares initiatives to connect Non-Resident Pakistanis financially with homeland

Karachi:The Governor State Bank of Pakistan, Dr. Reza Baqir, said that the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) is fully committed to facilitating overseas Pakistanis to remain financially connected with their homeland. He was speaking to Overseas Pakistanis in a webinar organized by the Pakistan Embassy in Washington D.C. Welcoming the Governor, the Ambassador of Pakistan to the U.S., Dr. Asad M. Khan, highlighted that tRead More…

(Health): Six more Covid-19 patients die in country

Karachi:As many as 545 new coronavirus cases were reported in Pakistan on Thursday while six more patients died of the virus disease. The country-wide death toll from the virus has surged to 6,399 so far since the outbreak of the disease in February. According to the Ministry of National Health Services, Regulation, and Coordination data, a total of 303,634 people have been tested positive for the coronavirus diseRead More…