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Women Media Center: Ten Day Electronic Media Training Course

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In a session with Dr. Ghazala Rahman Rafiq, Director Sindh Abhyas Academy (‎SZABIST‬), the topics of Sufi Legacy and Democratic Values, and Sufi Struggle for the Rights of Women were discussed. Dr. Rahman talked about Sufi traditions in Sindh and highlighted the democratic and secular values attached to those traditions.   Moreover, she discussed the role of the seven heroines ... Read More »

11 deaths take place due to electrocution

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  KARACHI: More then  11 people have died in rain-related incidents in Karachi since heavy downpour hit the city Thursday evening, the majority of deaths took place due to electrocution. Rescue officials said that a man and a child were electrocuted in Orangi No.10 and Nazimabad, respectively. Separately, an unidentified man was electrocuted in Cantt station, one in Malir Birohi Goth ... Read More »

Police bus targeted in Karachi

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  KARACHI: At least two policemen were killed and 15 injured Friday morning when a bomb explosion hit through their bus in Karachi. Sources said that terrorists bomb planted inside a motorcycle parked by the side of the road when the bus carrying police commandos had departed from the Razaqabad training centre and had just reached the Malir bridge Two policemen ... Read More »

Karachi: Pillion riding ban till March 23

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KARACHI: The Sindh home ministry has imposed a ban on pillion-riding till March 23  for anti-polio vaccination campaign in the metropolis. The ban has been imposed on the recommendation of Karachi police chief Ghulam Qadir Thebo. A notification from the home ministry has been issued in this regard. Journalists and elderly would be immune from the ban, starting from 12pm ... Read More »

karachi life returns to normalcy after strike like situation

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  KARACHI: Life returned to normalcy in Karachi on Thursday,a day after strike-like situation in the metropolis. All private educational institutions will remain closed today for the second consecutive day, according to Private Schools Management Association Sindh. However, many of the private schools were seen open in the morning. According tothe report, markets, shops and filling stations reopened in the ... Read More »

Heavy rain expected in Karachi

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    KARACHI: Rain will continue in the city and other parts of the country till Tuesday, while snowfall is also expected in the northern areas. Heavy rain accompanied by thunder and lightning is expected in Karachi and Hyderabad till Tuesday. According to the pakistan wether forecast,a weather system bearing rain has entered Balochistan from the West and will spread ... Read More »

Grenade attack near school in Karachi’s Gulshan-e-Iqbal area

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  KARACHI: Unknown armed motorcyclists hurled hand grenades early Tuesday near a private school in Gulshan-e-Iqbal area, however, no injuries were reported. According to police, two assailants on a motorbike hurled the grenades and escaped from the scene. Director General Rangers Maj-Gen Bilal Akbar also visited the blast site. According to the local media,Provincial Education Minister Nisar Khuhro took notice ... Read More »

Four killed in Karachi police encounter

KARACHI: Four suspects were killed in a police encounter in Sachal area of the city on Wednesday. According to the police, the suspects were involved in various crimes including armed attack on police van.The bodies were moved to a hospital while Identities of the dead were yet to be ascertained. Source: THE NEWS Picture Source: THE NEWS Read More »

IDEAS 2014: Traffic woes continue in Karachi

KARACHI: Traffic woes continued in most parts of Karachi on the second day of the 8th International Defence Exhibition and Seminar (IDEAS) held at city’s Expo Center as major roads leading to the venue remained blocked, Express News reported on Tuesday. Frustration rose as commuters faced difficulty using their usual routes to get to work and school. Heavy traffic was seen on ... Read More »

Karachi will not be allowed to suffer cause of Imran Khan’s call

KARACHI: PTI will not be allowed to shut down Karachi, according to Sindh’s Minister of Information Sharjeel Inam Memon, Aaj News reported. Enraged at the thought of Imran Khan’s call to shut down Lahore, Faislabad and Karachi on 8th, 12th, 16th December respectively. Sindh’s Minister of Information Sharjeel Memon said, he would not allow such an event to stop Karachi. ... Read More »