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Sunday, November 17, 2019
  • Khurrum Sher Zaman retains post of PTI Karachi president
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    By Zia Ur RehmanAfter weeks of consultations to overcome differences in restructuring the party in the Karachi region, the Pakistan Tehreek-eInsaf (PTI) has finally announced new office-bearers for the city, mainly accommodating the party’s parliamentarians. The party’s organiser, Saifullah Niazi, on Saturday made the announcement through a notification after visiting... Read more »
  • People urged to fix eating habits to avoid becoming diabetics
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    By M. Waqar BhattiNational and international experts on Saturday urged the people to fix their eating habits and adopt a healthy style of living to avoid becoming diabetics, as Pakistan ranks fourth on the list of countries with the highest number of diabetes patients. They warned that due to their... Read more »
  • New units must be brought into professional tax net: Chawla
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    Mukesh Kumar Chawla has asked all relevant officials to speed up the recovery of professional tax during the current financial year, and to ensure the issuance of challans, recovery and upgrade in the developing system of all four professional divisions. The Sindh minister for excise & taxation, narcotics control and parliamentary... Read more »
  • CITY PULSE
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    Inside MeThe ArtChowk Gallery is hosting a solo art exhibition of works by Sanki King (Abdullah Ahmed Khan) titled ‘Inside Me’ until November 30. Call 021-35300482 for more information.CyminologyThe Arts Council of Pakistan, Karachi will be hosting the German Jazz quartet where Cymin Samawatie who will be singing the Poetry... Read more »
  • HEC in collaboration with Sukkur IBA University organized an orientation session of Pakistan
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    The orientation session was organized at Sukkur IBA University campus where Focal Persons from other regional universities participated to learn effective & efficient handling of the complaints. Pakistan Citizen’s Portal (PCP) is a Government owned Mobile Application being used as a tool to promote citizen-centric participatory governance.It provides a nation-wide... Read more »
  • KU hosting event to remember road accident victims
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    The Department of Mass Communication at University of Karachi will host an event today (Sunday) to create awareness about the importance of following traffic rules.The event, titled ‘World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims’, will be held at Sarwar Naseem Hall at the Department of Mass Communication at 4pm.The... Read more »
  • IT conference at IBA kicks off
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    The first day of the 8th International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies (ICICT) 2019, Karachi, started off with an inauguration ceremony at the city campus of the Institute of Business Administration (IBA).The conference is organised by the IBA faculty of computer science.Dr Sayeed Ghani delivered the opening address at... Read more »
  • Rangers official testifies against Dr Asim, others
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    An anti-terrorism court on Saturday recorded the statement of a complainant against former petroleum minister Dr Asim Hussain and others in a case pertaining to charges of allegedly sheltering criminals at Ziauddin Hospital’s two branches.Rangers DSR Inayatullah Durrani, who lodged the FIR, testified before the ATC judge and investigation officer... Read more »
  • Intolerance dragging country into quagmire, warns Bilawal Bhutto
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    Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said the country is facing the worst kind of intolerance in the modern days, adding that injecting political weeds and extremism into national politics were damaging the whole society far from our comprehension.In his message on International Day for Tolerance being observed... Read more »
  • A busy day for firefighters as three blazes break out
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    No loss of life was reported as a fire broke out in three different places on Saturday.According to a spokesperson for the fire brigade, the fire broke out in a warehouse of used tyres located on Hub River Road, Musharraf Colony. Responding to the information, three fire tenders were sent... Read more »