“I appreciate Nawaz campaigning for PTI through his now-obvious love fest with Modi, to save his corruption & business interests”, Imran Khan

“I appreciate Nawaz campaigning for PTI through his now-obvious love fest with Modi, to save his corruption & business interests”, Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD: On Wednesday, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan levelled sarcasm at former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, as he “appreciated” the PML-N quaid for “campaigning” for the PTI through his “now-obvious love fest” with Indian prime minister Modi. Khan added that he was “startled” that with Nawaz speaking Modi’s language,...

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5 killed and 6 injured in a road accident as vehicle upturns

5 killed and 6 injured in a road accident as vehicle upturns

RAWALPINDI: At least five people were spotted dead and six others injured in a traffic accident in District Attock, sources in the motorway police informed media. A passenger van en route to Battagram from Islamabad upturned near the Chach Interchange after the left wheel of the vehicle got burst, sources claimed....

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Brother-in-law allegedly kills woman and her 3 children, corpses found in sacks outside residence

Brother-in-law allegedly kills woman and her 3 children, corpses found in sacks outside residence

SHIKARPUR: Corpse of a woman and her three children were found in sacks outside their house in New Faujdari area of Shikarpur, early Thursday morning. The deceased, including the woman’s 26-year-old daughter and two sons aged six and eight, have been shifted to hospital for postmortem. The deceased’s husband, identified...

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KE skirts responsibility as most localities in Karachi engulf with darkness during sehri hours

KE skirts responsibility as most localities in Karachi engulf with darkness during sehri hours

KARACHI: Certain areas and localities of the metropolis were engulfed with darkness on the first day of Ramadan as Muslims woke up to have their pre-dawn meal (sehri), officials reported. As Karachiites welcomed the holy month of Ramadan, they were awarded with an unwelcome guest namely; ‘load-shedding’. Many families were forced...

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Karachiites to embrace sweltering weather as they welcome the holy month of Ramadan

Karachiites to embrace sweltering weather as they welcome the holy month of Ramadan

Scorching heat is likely to persist in Karachi during the first week of Ramadan, according to the Pakistan Meteorological (Met) Department. The temperatures are expected to soar up to 38°C to 40°C, the Met department stated, adding that winds could probably blow from the south-west. The challenge of self-restraint is...

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Trees along Abdullah Haroon Road chopped down in Karachi

Trees along Abdullah Haroon Road chopped down in Karachi

KARACHI: On Tuesday night, there were dozens of trees cut down in the metropolis’ Baldia South jurisdiction, media officials reported, adding that many lining the Clifton Road were also downed. The act of cutting down the trees was undertaken late last night, perhaps to make effective of late hours and...

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VIPs, VVIPs travelling through Benazir airport await security clearance from security agencies

VIPs, VVIPs travelling through Benazir airport await security clearance from security agencies

RAWALPINDI: Despite the fact that the new green field airport had become operational for international and domestic flights, VIPs including former president and prime ministers continue to travel through Benazir Bhutto airport. According to authentic sources, on Tuesday former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam flew to Lahore...

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Traffic plans to be effectively formulated to maintain the influx of traffic during Ramadan

Traffic plans to be effectively formulated to maintain the influx of traffic during Ramadan

KARACHI: Authorities have formulated a traffic plan to maintain the influx of traffic in Karachi during the holy month of Ramadan, a senior traffic police official told media on Tuesday. All the prime thoroughfares of the megapolis have been segmented in five sectors under the traffic plan, according to Deputy...

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Ramadan to commence on 17th May in most nations, official announcement awaited

Ramadan to commence on 17th May in most nations, official announcement awaited

No moon sightings were reported in multiple countries to mark the commencement of Ramadan, signaling that the Muslims’ holy month is likely to be effective from May 17, 2018. Announcements from at least nine countries signified that the moon warranting the start of Ramadan was not sighted Tuesday night and, therefore, the...

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Power outages to be curbed by 20th May, vows KE

Power outages to be curbed by 20th May, vows KE

KARACHI: A K-Electric (KE) spokesperson stated that the Bin Qasim power plant will be repaired by May 20 with the required all-important spare part, that weighs 41 tonnes, expected to be flown in from Holland today. Having Ramadan just around the corner, the unscheduled power shortage in Karachi continues adding to...

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