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Were ready for talks but opposition leader was suddenly arrested said Khursheed Shah

Were ready for talks but opposition leader was suddenly arre...

Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Khursheed Shah on Monday said the opposition parties were ready for talks with the government but Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif was suddenly arrested. "We were re [...]

Posted On : Oct, 16 2018 | Comments : 0

Karachi expected to sizzle at 40°C today

Karachi expected to sizzle at 40°C today

The metropolis will sizzle for a third day today (Monday) as temperature is expected to soar to 40°C. According to the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), there will be no sea breeze today resulting in hot and dry weather for an [...]

Posted On : Oct, 08 2018 | Comments : 0

Saudi Arabia to Invest in Gwadar’s Oil Refinery

Saudi Arabia to Invest in Gwadar’s Oil Refinery

Saudi Arabia has shown interest to invest in a new oil refinery in Pakistan’s growing deep-sea port based-in Gwadar. This news was announced in Islamabad on Thursday, 4th October. The agreement follows a visit last month by Pakistan [...]

Posted On : Oct, 05 2018 | Comments : 0

Major power outage leaves parts of Karachi affected

Major power outage leaves parts of Karachi affected

A major power breakdown in Karachi left many parts of the city affected on Thursday. According to reports, power supply was suspended to several areas between 5am and 6am. The affected areas included Defence View, Teachers Society, Defens [...]

Posted On : Oct, 04 2018 | Comments : 0

Firefighters extinguish blaze in Karachi building after eight hours

Firefighters extinguish blaze in Karachi building after eigh...

After struggling for eight hours, firefighters on Monday extinguished a fire which erupted in a building on the city's II Chundrigar Road. Sources said the fire broke out at 5am in Techno City Plaza and an operation to help people eva [...]

Posted On : Oct, 01 2018 | Comments : 0

Sindh Police Launches WhatsApp Helpline in Karachi

Sindh Police Launches WhatsApp Helpline in Karachi

Earlier this week, Sindh Police launched a WhatsApp helpline where the residents of Karachi can send their complaints. It has been launched with an aim to encourage citizens to report any illegal activities with ease. The WhatsApp helplin [...]

Posted On : Sep, 20 2018 | Comments : 0

PTI govt decides to investigate metro bus projects

PTI govt decides to investigate metro bus projects

The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf federal government has decided to launch an investigation into all the metro bus projects started under the Pakistan Muslim-League Nawaz regime, sources said. According to sources, an audit will be carried out [...]

Posted On : Aug, 24 2018 | Comments : 0

Shaheen Air flight carrying over 200 stranded Pakistanis takes off from China

Shaheen Air flight carrying over 200 stranded Pakistanis tak...

A Shaheen Air flight carrying over 200 Pakistanis, who were stranded at Guangzhou airport for over a week, took off from the Chinese port city Monday morning. The Shaheen Air flight is scheduled to reach Lahore late at night. On Sunday, S [...]

Posted On : Aug, 06 2018 | Comments : 0

Uber Extends Insurance Coverage to Include Drivers Partners Across Pakistan

Uber Extends Insurance Coverage to Include Drivers Partners ...

Uber has today announced it will provide all driver-partners, with an insurance product, known as ‘injury Protection’ across Pakistan in collaboration with Chubb Insurance, a global insurance leader. Key to the product is the [...]

Posted On : Aug, 01 2018 | Comments : 0

Dollar falls by Rs5.86 as China lends $2b to Pakistan

Dollar falls by Rs5.86 as China lends $2b to Pakistan

The value of the dollar against the rupee in the interbank market went down by Rs5.86 as China granted a $2-billion loan to Pakistan. Pakistan has received $1 billion from China. The remaining $1 billion is expected in the coming week. Th [...]

Posted On : Jul, 30 2018 | Comments : 0

Electioneering ends with intense efforts by political parties to woo voters

Electioneering ends with intense efforts by political partie...

Political parties and their candidates made intense, last-minute efforts to garner more and more public support for General Election 2018, as the Elections Commission of Pakistan's deadline for electioneering expired midnight on Tuesd [...]

Posted On : Jul, 24 2018 | Comments : 0

Village turns into artificial lake after glacier melts in Gilgit-Baltistan

Village turns into artificial lake after glacier melts in Gi...

An artificial lake was created in the Ishkoman valley of Ghizer district of Gilgit-Baltistan after a small glacier melted into Barsuwat Nullah, it emerged on Thursday. The Barsuwat area lies at a distance of 60km from Gahkuch, the distric [...]

Posted On : Jul, 19 2018 | Comments : 0

Nawaz Sharif, Maryam, Capt (retd) Safdar to remain jailed till election

Nawaz Sharif, Maryam, Capt (retd) Safdar to remain jailed ti...

Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam, and his son-in-law Captain (retd) Safdar are set to remain behind bars until the highly-anticipated July 25 election, Geo News reported Tuesday night. The latest development comes a [...]

Posted On : Jul, 18 2018 | Comments : 0

Residents protest outside MQM's Bahadurabad office after eviction notice

Residents protest outside MQM's Bahadurabad office after evi...

The residents of FC Area in the metropolis' Liaquatabad locality and Martin Quarters took to the streets late Monday outside the Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s (MQM) Bahadurabad office after they were served a notice to vacate the p [...]

Posted On : Jul, 17 2018 | Comments : 0

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