IHC instructs state to take the ‘Ghotki sisters’ under custody

IHC instructs state to take the ‘Ghotki sisters’ under custody

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court ordered the state to take the two Hindu sisters Raveena and Reena under custody and protection. The underage sisters from Daharki in Ghotki district of Sindh, were forced to convert and marry Muslim men. The sisters approached the IHC seeking protection and steps to restrain the...

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“Caravan-e-Bhutto” march led by Bilawal Bhutto to start today

“Caravan-e-Bhutto” march led by Bilawal Bhutto to start today

Pakistan’s Peoples Party (PPP) is all set to march against the Federal Government from Karachi today. Over 1 million rupees were reported to have been paid by the PPP for a special train that is scheduled to depart at 11am on March 26, from Karachi. A reception camp has also...

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PM Imran: Pakistan will not have to import oil after discovery of ‘massive’ oil reserves

PM Imran: Pakistan will not have to import oil after discovery of ‘massive’ oil reserves

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan while speaking to journalists said that Pakistan will no longer need to import oil from other countries after huge oil and gas reserves were discovered near Karachi. “Pakistan will not need to import oil after reserves are found near Karachi’s seas,” said the Prime Minister...

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Illegal Constructions In Hill Park to be Demolished by KMC

Illegal Constructions In Hill Park to be Demolished by KMC

KARACHI: According to sources, Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) administration has decided to recover illegally held land in Hill Park. The illegal constructions on Hill Park’s welfare land are reported to be worth millions. The residents are given notice to evacuate the seven bungalows which will be demolished after a month...

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3 killed in Karachi’s road accidents

3 killed in Karachi’s road accidents

KARACHI: Three people, including a man and his daughter, were killed in two separate road accidents in Karachi on Sunday. According to the details, a man and his daughter were killed at Baldia Town- Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Organisation (SUPARCO) road. Rescue officials shifted the bodies to the hospital...

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Pakistani Christchurch victim Syed Areeb’s body to arrive in Pakistan today

Pakistani Christchurch victim Syed Areeb’s body to arrive in Pakistan today

KARACHI: The body of Syed Areeb, one of the nine Pakistanis killed in the Christchurch attack, will reach Karachi today. An Emirate Airlines flight (EK-600) carrying the body is scheduled to touch down at Jinnah International Airport, Karachi at around 10:30 today. The airport’s manager said all arrangements have been...

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Fire engulfs house, claims life of 2 kids and mother

Fire engulfs house, claims life of 2 kids and mother

KARACHI: Two children and their mother lost their lives on Friday as fire broke out at their residence in Jamshed town area of Karachi, media sources reported. According to the police the fire broke out due to short circuit in the house. The bodies of the deceased were moved to...

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Bilawal Bhutto Zardari congratulates PM Imran Khan and PTI on ‘World Puppetry Day’

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari congratulates PM Imran Khan and PTI on ‘World Puppetry Day’

Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Thursday congratulated Prime Minister Imran Khan and his ruling party, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf on ‘World Puppetry Day’. The PPP chairman took to Twitter to share a google image stating March 21 is World Puppetry Day and said, “Today is actually #WorldPuppetryDay congratulations...

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College student kills Bahwalpur professor for organizing a mixed-gender reception

College student kills Bahwalpur professor for organizing a mixed-gender reception

ISLAMABAD: A government college student was arrested on Wednesday after stabbing his professor to death for organizing a mixed-gender reception at the institution, police said. Associate professor Khalid Hameed was stabbed on the campus of Sadiq Egerton College in Bahawalpur, according to police. “The professor had organised a gender mix...

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Customs officials seek bribe at the Islamabad airport, video goes viral

Customs officials seek bribe at the Islamabad airport, video goes viral

ISLAMABAD: Media sources on Wednesday night obtained the closed-circuit television (CCTV) footage of some officials of the Customs Department allegedly demanding bribes from passengers at the capital city’s new airport. As seen in the video clip, Customs officials can be seen making an off-the-record “settlement” instead of receiving the duty tax...

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