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Monday, September 23, 2019
  • KMC launches city-wide fumigation campaign
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    On the directives of Mayor Wasim Akhtar, the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) started a city-wide fumigation campaign on Sunday from District Korangi. The drive, according to a KMC press statement, will continue until Saturday.Forty spray vehicles are being used in this campaign to cover all the zones of District Korangi.... Read more »
  • Rangers arrest four suspects
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    Four suspects were arrested by the Rangers on Sunday. The suspects were arrested during raids in various parts of Karachi, including Defence, Kalakot and Baloch Colony. They were identified as Kamran Rabbani, alias Chhotu, Abdur Rahim, Naseer Ahmed and Javed, alias Bablu.According to a spokesperson for the paramilitary force,... Read more »
  • Two-day Lyari Literature Festival concludes
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    The first-ever Lyari Literature Festival (LLF) concluded at the Benazir Bhutto Shaheed University, Lyari on Sunday. During its two days, the event attracted thousands of local residents, writers, poets, intellectuals and book lovers.A large number of families attended the festival on its last day on Sunday despite the hot weather... Read more »
  • Karachiites brave 40°C second day in a row
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    The people of Karachi braved 40 degrees Celsius for the second consecutive day on Sunday under the influence of a low pressure area in the Arabian Sea, which is likely to convert in a tropical cyclone but would not cause any damage to the city or any other coastal areas... Read more »
  • Two die in firing incidents in Gulistan-e-Jauhar, Orangi Town
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    A man was shot dead in a firing incident on Saturday night near Munawar Chowrangi within the limits of the Gulistan-e-Jauhar police station.As a result of firing, the man, Salman Mumtaz, and a woman, Maria, were injured. They were taken to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre where Mumtaz succumbed to... Read more »
  • Modern knowledge economy thrives on creativity, says federal IT minister
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    The Aga Khan University (AKU) and the Ignite National Technology Fund have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to jointly support startups developing innovative ideas in healthcare and biomedicine.The MoU was signed by AKU President Firoz Rasul and Ignite CEO Yusuf Hussain at the AKU’s Centre for Innovation in Medical... Read more »
  • Teachers? politics harming Fuuast since a decade, says VC
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    Owing to low enrolment ratio and lack of full-time faculty members, the Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology (Fuuast) has decided to merge various departments of social sciences, including the Social Work, Sindhi, General History, Islamic History, Arabic, Special Education, Sports Sciences, Physical Education and others, into one... Read more »
  • Three arrestedfor house robbery turn out to be cops
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    Three of the five suspected house robbers that were arrested a few days ago during a house robbery in North Karachi have been found to be policemen, said police sources on Sunday.The three suspects were caught by a crowd while they were allegedly trying to flee after robbing a house... Read more »
  • Who is responsible for not cleaning city in 11 years, asks PTI
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    Commenting on the Sindh government’s campaign to clean Karachi that started on Saturday, leaders of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) have asked who is responsible for not lifting garbage from the city in the past 11 years.Addressing a news conference at the PTI’s Insaf House on Sunday, PTI Sindh chief Haleem... Read more »
  • Chairmen of Central, East DMCs complain of no funds for drive
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    Although the Sindh government has claimed that it has taken the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation and the District Municipal Corporations (DMCs) of the city on board for the new cleanliness drive in the city, the chairmen of some DMCs have complained that they have not been provided any money for the... Read more »