KARACHI Top Stories

Dawn: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Tuesday suspended Axact's Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Shoaib Sheikh's 20-year jail term and granted him bail against surety bonds worth Rs500,000. In July, an Islamabad sessions court had convicted Sheikh and 22 others in...
Deccan Chronicle: Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has rejected the spot-fixing charge made against the national team in a recently-released documentary as "baseless" and said a probe can only be conducted if the broadcaster shares the footage. In response to...
The News International: ISLAMABAD: The JointInvestigation Team (JIT) on Monday told the Supreme Court hearing the fake accounts case that so far transactions of over Rs100 billon has been made, including Rs47 billion from general accounts and Rs54 billion from accounts of companies,...
The News International: ISLAMABAD: Minister for Water ResourcesMuhammad Faisal Vawda said on Monday that giving party tickets to so-called ‘electables’ in the by-polls was a mistake on the part of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), which resulted in the defeat of some of...
Dawn: KARACHI: A local court on Monday granted post-arrest bail to a detained traffic police official booked in a case of extorting money from a rickshaw driver, who died after committing self-immolation in protest. Police claimed to have detained Head Constable...
Dawn: KARACHI: SindhHealth Minister Dr Azra Pechuho said on Monday that around half of the children dying in Thar died within one month of their birth and low birth weight was one of the leading causes of their deaths. “Around 50 per cent of children dying in Thar...
Dawn: KARACHI: SindhChief Minister Syed MuradAli Shah has said that Sindh is the land of opportunities and the provincial government has created one-window facility for inves­tors at Public Private PartnershipUnit. This he said while addressing the inaugural...
The Times of India: KARACHI: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has rejected the spot-fixing charge made against the national team in a recently-released documentary as "baseless" and said a probe can only be conducted if the broadcaster shares the footage. In response to the Al...
Dawn: KARACHI: Nurses from various hospitals in the city and elsewhere in Sindh on Monday stopped working in medical facilities across the province, paralysing work in many health facilities and causing delays in surgeries. Hundreds of nurses, meanwhile, staged a...
Dawn: KARACHI: Stunned by his recent axing from the national team, Pakistan’s once-trusted strike weapon Mohammad Amir hit back at his critics in an emphatic manner by taking a five-for as Sui Southern Gas Company Limited (SSGC) recorded a resounding victory in the...
Dawn: KARACHI: The Pakistan Cricket Board, England and Wales Cricket Board and Cricket Australia as well as the Federation of International Cricketers’ Associations (FICA) have termed the claims in a recent documentary on spot-fixing, released by an Arab television,...
The News International: KARACHI: Minister for Transport and Mass Transit Syed Awais Qadir Shah has given one week’s deadline to the two main app-based ride-hailing services operating in Karachi to get proper route permits from the provincial authorities or their operations...
The News International: Imran Khan’s victory in the general election this year had triggered a ripple of excitement among many sections of society. Millions of people, living in abject poverty and on the bottom layer of social stratification, pinned many hopes on him. They were...
The News International: Karachi’s acute water shortage has added to the burdens of its citizens. In the past, the water shortage was only prevalent in the city during summer. But now, the water crisis has become a dominant feature...