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KMC razes 800 illegally-built shops during third week of anti-encroachment drive in Karachi. KMC razes 800 illegally-built shops during third week of anti-encroachment drive in Karachi.
The Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) officials on Monday said as many as 800 shops in the famous city markets were demolished during the third week of the ongoing anti-encroachment drive in the metropolis — being carried out on the directives of the Supreme Court. “Nearly 350 illegally-built shops in Aram Bagh furniture market and 450 shops near the Light House area were razed by the anti...
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SC orders authorities to raze unlawful constructions across Karachi. SC orders authorities to raze unlawful constructions across Karachi.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed city authorities to demolish unlawful constructions across Karachi. While hearing a case pertaining to illegal constructions in the megalopolis at the apex court's Karachi registry, the bench also barred the Sindh Building Control Authority (SBCA) from issuing no-objection certificates (NoCs) for the construction of commercial buildings unless the projects ...
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SC orders CM Shah, Sindh cabinet to decide how to restore Karachi as per master plan. SC orders CM Shah, Sindh cabinet to decide how to restore Karachi as per master plan.
The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah to call a cabinet meeting to determine how the city will be restored as per its master plan while hearing a case pertaining to illegal constructions in the megalopolis at the apex court's Karachi registry. A two-member bench comprising Justice Gulzar Ahmed and Justice Sajjad Ali Shah expressed their displeasure at the abs...
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Not going to IMF for now, Asad Umar tells Karachi Chamber. Not going to IMF for now, Asad Umar tells Karachi Chamber.
The federal government has decided not to enter an International Monitory Fund (IMF) programme for now, DawnNewsTV quoted Finance Minister Asad Umar as saying on Saturday. The finance minister made the remarks while talking to businessmen at the Karachi Chamber of Commence and Industry (KCCI). Umar said that instead of rushing into the IMF programme, the government was exploring alternative ...
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Major terrorism plot aimed at New Year’s Eve foiled in Karachi. Major terrorism plot aimed at New Year’s Eve foiled in Karachi.
KARACHI: Police on Sunday claimed to have foiled a major terrorism plot by defusing a seven-kilogram bomb planted in a motorbike in the old Subzi Mandi area. Acting on a tip-off provided by an ‘informer’, contingents of police conducted a raid early on Sunday morning in Kernal Basti at old Subzi Mandi, where they came under a gun-and-grenade attack, but no one was wounded in the assault. The po...
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Govt inks MoU with WWF on environment. Govt inks MoU with WWF on environment.
KARACHI: The Sindh government on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the World Wide Fund for Nature, Pakistan (WWF-Pakistan) to provide technical support to run an awareness campaign to improve environment in the province. Sindh Minister for Envir­onment and Coastal Develop­ment Ta­i­mur Talpur signed the MoU on behalf of the government. According to the MoU, the WWF wo...
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Sindh governor awards 782 degrees at Bahria University convocation. Sindh governor awards 782 degrees at Bahria University convocation.
KARACHI: Sindh Governor Imran Ismail appreciated the role of Pakistan Navy in nation building by establishing an esteemed organisation like Bahira University. Addressing the 15th convocation of Bahria University, Karachi Campus, on Thursday as a chief guest, the governor congratulated the graduating students on their success. The governor also recognised the efforts that Bahria University has t...
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Opposition asks Sindh govt to explain CCI’s census audit verdict. Opposition asks Sindh govt to explain CCI’s census audit verdict.
KARACHI: The opposition in the Sindh Assembly on Thursday demanded that the provincial government inform the house about the proceedings of the recently-held meeting of the Council of Common Interests (CCI) which, as certain unofficial reports claimed, approved the final results of the 2017 national census without a post-enumeration audit of five per cent census blocks. Parliamentary Affairs Mi...
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'Food poisoning': Minor siblings laid to rest while mother battles for life. 'Food poisoning': Minor siblings laid to rest while mother battles for life.
KARACHI: The two children, who died from alleged food poisoning on Sunday, were laid to rest amid moving scenes at the Defence Housing Authority Phase VII graveyard on Monday. Their mother, who is still under treatment, bade farewell to her children from the hospital bed. According to South SSP Pir Muhammad Shah, the family had dined out at a high-end restaurant, located on Zamzama Boulevard...
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Local train service from Karachi to Dhabeji starts tomorrow. Local train service from Karachi to Dhabeji starts tomorrow.
KARACHI: After a passage of almost 11 years, the Dhabeji Express will start running again in the port city from tomorrow (Thursday). Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid announced that President Dr Arif Alvi will inaugurate the Dhabeji Express today (Wednesday) while it will be opened for public on Thursday (November 1). He also promised to lay a railway track from Gwadar to Quetta at a ...
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