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SBP initiates low-cost housing finance policy SBP initiates low-cost housing finance policy
3 KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan has initiated policy for financing of low-cost housing with the support and suggestions of stakeholders of this sector. “In order to address this issue, State Bank in consultation with relevant stakeholders, has developed a policy for promotion of low-cost housing finance in Pakistan,” said the SBP on Wednesday. The SBP believes that the housing sector in v...
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Experts alarmed by rising XDR typhoid cases in Karachi Experts alarmed by rising XDR typhoid cases in Karachi
1 KARACHI: Health experts have raised alarm over the increasing number of ‘extensively-drug resistant’ (XDR) typhoid cases being reported in the city and have urged the public to adopt good hygiene practices, drink boiled water and avoid eating raw food. They also called upon the government to initiate efforts for better sanitation and free vaccination campaigns against typhoid, a preventable ...
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Only 4% of mayor’s Rs27b budget for development Only 4% of mayor’s Rs27b budget for development
The Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) unveiled on Tuesday a predictably surplus budget for the fiscal year 2018-19, amid protests from the opposition at the Old KMC building on MA Jinnah Road. Unveiling the budget with an outlay of Rs27,170.97 million, Karachi Mayor Wasim Akhtar told the council that they had managed to save Rs9.63m in the current fiscal year. He added that more funds were...
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People standing for hours to procure water tankers People standing for hours to procure water tankers
The recent water crisis across the city has left the people highly perturbed. The scheme announced by the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB) managing director (MD), according to which people could call water tankers from homes, has miserably failed. Residents of District Central are compelled to stand in queues at the hydrant at Sakhi Hasan while fasting. Many cannot endure the heat while ...
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MQM hits back at CM, accuses PPP of neglecting Karachi MQM hits back at CM, accuses PPP of neglecting Karachi
Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah’s remarks during the Sindh Assembly session on Tuesday were not well received by all who heard them, especially politicians belonging to the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM). He had said that the city was once in the grip of constant fear but was now free of the devils that had earlier held it hostage. Murad censured those who wanted to divide Sindh by carving out a ...
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‘People of Karachi must support PPP for it to be able to serve them’. ‘People of Karachi must support PPP for it to be able to serve them’.
The Pakistan Peoples Party and its chief Bilawal Bhutto Zardari are concentrating on Karachi completely as they intend to do more work for the city. The people of Karachi must support PPP for it to be able to serve them, said party leader and MPA Saeed Ghani. Addressing a press conference on Friday, Ghani, the PPP’s Karachi president, said Bilawal has always taken ownership of Karachi and its p...
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Murad asks KE, SSGC to sort out their disputes by Thursday. Murad asks KE, SSGC to sort out their disputes by Thursday.
KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Saturday told the K-Electric (KE) and the Sui Southern Gas Company Ltd (SSGCL) that he would not allow them to punish the people of Karachi merely because of disputes between the two entities. The chief minister presided over a meeting at CM House which was attended by SSGC chairman of board of directors retired Lt-Gen Javed Zia and other sen...
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Lawyers’ bodies told to keep check on elements creating obstacles to democracy. Lawyers’ bodies told to keep check on elements creating obstacles to democracy.
KARACHI: The Sindh Bar Council (SBC), the top provincial body of the legal fraternity, on Monday urged bar associations and bar councils across the country to take immediate steps to check developments which create obstacles in the path of democracy. Addressing a press conference, SBC vice chairman Salahuddin Khan Gandapur and other lawyers said that the SBC, Sindh High Court Bar Association an...
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More money-laundering inquiries kick off against Axact CEO. More money-laundering inquiries kick off against Axact CEO.
KARACHI: The noose is being tightened against CEO Axact Shoaib Shaikh with the initiation of another money laundering case, involving billions of rupees, by the State Bank Circle, Karachi. Confirming the start of yet another inquiry by the State Bank Circle, Karachi, the FIA officer said they are trying to probe the Shoaib Shaikh's source of income as well as the source of money to purchase Axa...
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Naqeebullah case: Rao Anwar remanded in police custody till April 21. Naqeebullah case: Rao Anwar remanded in police custody till April 21.
KARACHI: An-anti Terrorism Court (ATC) on Thursday sent former Malir SSP Rao Anwar on 30-day physical remand in Naqeebullah murder case a day after his dramatic appearance in the Supreme Court of Pakistan . He was brought to the ATC situated in Clifton area of the city amid tight security. Anwar was presented before the ATC by SP Investigation Abid Qaim Khani who brought the former S...
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