Karachi’s temperature to soar as Cyclone Vayu moves close to India

Karachi’s temperature to soar as Cyclone Vayu moves close to India

Karachi’s temperature is going to rise today (Thursday) as Tropical Cyclone Vayu reaches close to India. According to sources, The Pakistan Meteorological Department has predicted that temperature will soar to 40 to 42 degrees Centigrade today. The Met office further added that under the influence of Cyclone Vayu in East Arabian...

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Teacher arrested for kidnapping 14-year-old girl

Teacher arrested for kidnapping 14-year-old girl

Karachi police arrested two suspects after a kidnapper 14 year old girl was recovered from Punjab’s Vehari district.  According to sources, Karachi police arrested two men after raiding a house in Vehari after a 14 year old girl was reportedly kidnapped from the city’s Baloch Colony. The police have told the sources...

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Rain likely to hit Karachi today: Meteorological Department

Rain likely to hit Karachi today: Meteorological Department

Pakistan’s Meteorological Department has said that rain is expected to hit Karachi and most parts of the country today. According to PMD, rain is likely to fall across the country as a new rain system is about to enter Pakistan from India. “The rain is likely to pour from Thursday and...

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Students forced to take off burqas outside college

Students forced to take off burqas outside college

According to media sources, students and their parents staged a protest on Friday outside Karachi’s Government Degree Girls College Nazimabad against the management for forcing female students to take off their shoes, scarves, dupattas and burqas outside the college premises. Students were asked to take off their shoes, veils, scarves...

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Thunder to hit Karachi today: Met Department

Thunder to hit Karachi today: Met Department

According to sources, the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has said that Karachi is expected to receive rain and thunderstorm on Monday and Tuesday. On Sunday night, a mild sand storm was reported in Gulshan-e-Iqbal, SITE, Malir, Landi, Stadium Road, Gulistan-e-Jauhar, North Karachi and Nazimabad. Dust storm in Karachi downed power...

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Karachi-based education startup ‘Sabaq’ becomes finalist for EdTech Prize

Karachi-based education startup ‘Sabaq’ becomes finalist for EdTech Prize

According to sources, SABAQ, a Karachi-based tech startup that works to revamp the education sector in Pakistan, finished as one of the top six finalists for the ‘Next Billion EdTech Prize’ in Dubai. The competition ended on March 24 at the Global Education and Skills Forum in Dubai, where 30...

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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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Karachi ranks amongst the cheapest cities of world

Karachi ranks amongst the cheapest cities of world

For the first time three cities, European and Asian, were named the priciest for residents, while the Venezuelan capital was left at the bottom of the ranking, branded the cheapest city to live. Singapore, Hong Kong and Paris have been named the world’s most expensive cities to visit and live...

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Supreme Court directs authorities to continue with anti-encroachment operations in Karachi

Supreme Court directs authorities to continue with anti-encroachment operations in Karachi

KARACHI: The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday directed all the relevant authorities to cooperate and continue the operation against encroachment in Karachi, media sources reported. During the hearing about removal of encroachment and reviving the metropolis, Karachi Registry of the apex court directed the Sindh chief secretary to supervise the...

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PIA head-office moves from Karachi to Islamabad

PIA head-office moves from Karachi to Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: The government has decided to move the head office of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) from Karachi to the federal capital, and give the operational control of the Benazir Bhutto International Airport to the state airlines. According to reports, the decision was made during a meeting chaired by Prime Minister...

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