Prison doesn?t care Waseem Akhtar is Karachi mayor: IG Prison

KARACHI: There will be no difference in the treatment of Waseem Akhtar in prison despite the fact he is now the mayor of Karachi, IG Prison Nusrat Mangan said on Tuesday. Following Waseem Akhtar’s oath-taking ceremony earlier today, during which he was handed the key to the city, IG Prison Nusrat Mangan said while talking… Read More »

Loadshedding issue in Sindh will be resolved soon: Khawaja Asif

ISLAMABAD: Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah met with Water and Power Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif in the capital on Tuesday, where they discussed Sindh’s energy situation and reviewed the province’s share in electricity arrears. The ministers discussed loadshedding in Sindh, Khawaja Asif said, adding that the problem would be addressed soon. He added that… Read More »

Three wounded for resisting robbery in Karachi

KARACHI: Three people were wounded on Monday upon resistance during a robbery, while police apprehended six suspects from different areas in Karachi seizing weapons from them, police officials and rescue sources said. According to rescue sources, three people were injured when they resisted a robbery in Korangi K Area on Monday night. An encounter took… Read More »

Farooq Sattar denies Aug 22 violence was ?pre-planned?

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Farooq Sattar on Monday said that the incident of violence on August 22 was not ‘pre-planned.’ While talking to Shahzeb Khanzada in the show ‘Aaj Shahzeb khanzada Kay Sath’ the MQM Pakistan leader said that at the time the party leaders were in state of ‘shock’. He said that… Read More »

CPEC a game-changer for Pakistan, will transform region: PM Nawaz

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, addressing participants at the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Summit and Expo in the capital on Monday, said that the project will transform the entire region. PM Sharif, who inaugurated the two-day CPEC Summit and Expo earlier today, said that CPEC would be a game-changer for Pakistan and would serve as… Read More »

August 22 attack was pre-planned: DG Rangers Sindh

KARACHI: Director General of Pakistan Rangers (Sindh) Major General Bilal Akbar on Monday said that August 22 violence was an organised act. The DG Rangers Sindh visited Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) where he spoke to media representatives, saying that investigations are going on related to the violence that took place on August 22. MQM… Read More »

A singer?s call for help

A senior Pashto singer Sardar Khan Yousafzai is suffering from mental depression and stress. The reason for this is the medical condition of his young son who has been suffering from chronic pain since he was five years old due to a bone tumor on his right leg.  Sardar Khan Yousafzai has taken his son… Read More »

Altaf Hussain's name to be removed from MQM constitution

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Pakistan has completed work to amend its constitution and there is a likelihood that this will be submitted to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) during the current week. MQM-Pakistan is registered with the ECP in the name of Dr Farooq Sattar. Legal experts of MQM have completed consultations in… Read More »

Ghauri denies apologising anyone over 'Pakistan Zindabad'

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Senator Babar Ghauri Sunday said that he had not apologised anyone for saying ‘Pakistan Zindabad’. Speaking to Geo News, Ghauri, who is currently in the United States had left the country after the law enforcement agencies intensified their operation in Karachi, said that he had tendered an apology not for… Read More »