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2017-09-20, Community news
KARACHI, September 20: Chairman Pakistan Peoples PartyBilawal Bhutto Zardari has stressed for global efforts for ensuring international peace to save future human...
Dawn: KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chief Imran Khan insisted on Wednesday that he was not against the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) but opposed their leaders Nawaz Sharif and Asif Ali Zardari because the two were...
Invisible abuse2017-09-21
Dawn: THE death on Saturday of a teenager who worked as domestic help in an upscale housing locality in Karachi continues to throw up distressing questions. The 17-year-old was found hanging from a fan in the home of her employers who claimed that she had committed...
The News International: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Wednesday rejected the bail pleas of 11 cops accused of facilitating two dangerous Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) terrorists in escaping from prison in June. The bail applications were filed on behalf of the central prison’s...
The News International: It is quite common in Karachi that heaps of garbage are dumped and then burnt near an electricity pole. This practice is both destructive and harmful. First, this practice tramples with...
The News International: A man was killed and another injured on Wednesday when a fire broke out inside a cosmetics factory in Block-VI of PECHS following an explosion in the unit’s chemical storage. “Initially, two fire trucks were despatched to extinguish the fire, but...
The News International: KARACHI: Net income of FaujiCementCompany Limited (FCCL) fell 51.3 percent to Rs2.613 billion for the year ended June 30, 2017, translating...
The News International: KARACHI: SindhRevenueBoard (SRB) is discussing the issue of services sales tax on intercity transportation with federal and other provincial revenue authorities, a senior official said on Wednesday. “We have already reached an agreement on sales tax...
The News International: LAHORE :The first shipment of rolling stock for LahoreOrange LineMetroTrain, which had arrived Pakistan from China last week, has been dispatched to Lahore from Karachi and is expected to reach here next week. Adviser to the chief minister, and chairman of...
The News International: The TAFFoundation, a not-for-profit organisation working for women empowerment through its Vocational Training Institute (TAFF-VTI), has commenced its second 3.5-month training course for marginalised women from all across Karachi. This rigorous course will...
The News International: KARACHI: John Warner, acting US Consul General in Karachi, on Wednesday visited 17th ITCN Asia, which is currently underway at the Expo Centre, a statement...
The News International: The SindhHigh Court on Wednesday directed federal and provincial law officers, the provincial police chief and other respondents to file comments on October 17 on a petition against the alleged illegal detention of a civil rights activist by personnel of law...
The News International: Karachi: Cleanliness week in the jurisdiction of Cantonment BoardClifton (CBC) commenced on Tuesday which will continue till week. Director Military Lands and...
The News International: M/S Tiptoe Productions, comprising students of Lyceum, both present and past, staged a bilingual play, titled “The SilentNote”, at the PakistanAmericanCultural centre (PACC) on Tuesday evening. Even though they all were very young and amateurs,...
The News International: The present operation against the terrorists and criminals across the province, especially in Karachi, will continue till its logical end and nobody will be allowed to disrupt the peace and tranquility achieved after many sacrifices in the recent years. This...