ABDULLAH ZAFAR

  • KARACHI - Bakhawar Bhutto, the elder daughter of former president Asif Ali Zardari and late prime minister Benazir Bhutto, is to be engaged to Mahmood Younas Chaudhary, the son of US-based businessman Younas Chaudhary, on November 27. An announcement made by the family read: “President Asif ...

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  • KARACHI   -  Chairman PPP Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that the PML-N supermo Nawaz Sharif has the right to speak as he chooses to as he (Bilawal Butto Zardari) has the right to speak his mind. This was stated by Provincial Minister for Information Syed Nasir Shah in a statement ...

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  • KARACHI - The Sindh government on Thursday formed a five-member ministerial body headed by Education Minister Saeed Ghani to probe into the entire episode of PML-N leader retired Captain Safdar’s arrest followed by ridiculing and manhandling of senior police officers. The committee will ...

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  • KARACHI    -   Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Wednesday met top police officers and assured them full support of his government following a controversy over the arrest of PML-N leader Muhammad Safdar in Karachi the other day.  The Chief Minister took the ...

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  • KARACHI - Sindh Police Inspector General Mushtaq Mahar on Tuesday announced to defer his own leave application along with several other high-ranking police officers in the “larger national interest.”   The provincial police chief announced the decision on social media after ...

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  • KARACHI - Leaders of different opposition parties on Sunday lashed out at the PTI-government particularly Prime Minister Imran Khan as they gathered in Karachi as part of Pakistan Democratic Movement’s second power show hosted by the Pakistan Peoples’ Party. PPP chief Bilawal ...

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  • Throughout its history, Egypt has witnessed various challenges and conflicts that have, more or less, contributed in undermining the development process. Egypt has also been very keen on overcoming them to cope with the regional and international changes, taking advantage of its unique geographic ...

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  • KARACHI - Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) has threatened to march towards the Chief Minister House and Sindh Assembly in Karachi if business hub of the country does not get its due rights, he said it during a massive show of street power on Sunday. Addressing the JI’s Huqooq e Karachi March at ...

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  • KARACHI - Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) leaders on Thursday categorically announced to launch a movement for a separate province at all costs. Addressing party’s rally, which began from Liaquatabad and culminated at Mazar-e-Quaid, party’s Convener Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui ...

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  • KARACHI    -   Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) on Sunday announced to take out Karachi March on 24 September for the rights of the urban centres of the province besides also announcing rallies in Hyderabad and Mirpurkhas on 04 and 11 October respectively. ...

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  • KARACHI - Police in Karachi have arrested more suspects from the neighbourhood where five-year-old Marwahh had lived, increasing the tally of arrested suspects to 16 in rape and murder case.  According to details, local police have said that all suspects, who have been taken into custody, are ...

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  • KARACHI              -   Pakistan People’s Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said on Friday that Sindh was looking towards the Centre during this national disaster and demanded that it announce a special package ...

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  • KARACHI - Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) have renewed their commitment to adhere to democratic principles in the light of the Charter of Democracy (CoD), signed between Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto and Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif fourteen years ...

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  • KARACHI - Frustrated over water accumulated in front of their homes, streets and roads despite the passage of four days since it had stopped raining, a large number of people from both Clifton and the Defence Housing Authority (DHA) gathered outside the Cantonment Board Clifton’s (CBC) head ...

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  • KARACHI - From posh neighbourhoods of the Clifton to slum areas in Surjani and Orangi Town and from major thoroughfares of Shahra-e-Faisal to street lanes, it was all water in the city on Thursday after a record-breaking rain devastated and submerged the business hub of the country.  The met ...

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  • KARACHI - At least four people including a children and a teenager were killed and two others were injured in rain-related incidents during the day, police and rescuers said. As per Chhipa information, an eight-year-old boy Akash son of Wazeer was killed while his mother Shabana 38, died as wall of ...

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  • KARACHI             -     Top political and military leadership in the province on Monday agreed on bringing seminary reforms, expediting safe city project and asking Sindh High Court to establish separate courts for ...

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  • KARACHI - Sindh government on Thursday approved the formation of a new district in Karachi-District Kemari - dividing the city into seven districts, a move vehemently opposed by all major stakeholders in the city except the ruling Pakistan People’s Party. According to details, the decision ...

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  • KARACHI - Sind Chief Minister (CM) Syed Murad Ali Shah on Monday refuted reports that the Sindh government had reached a power-sharing formula with other political stakeholders in the province to run provincial capital affairs, asserting that the executive authority lay with the provincial ...

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  • KARACHI - Top political stakeholders in the business hub of the country have agreed to join hands to launch a coordinated effort to improve the situation in Karachi that was hit hard by the recent rainfall. An understanding over the coordinated efforts emerged on Sunday night after it came to ...

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  • KARACHI - After a successful show of power by PML-N leader Maryam Nawaz, the Pakistan People’s Party has also decided to prepare for a power show in Islamabad on the occasion of the party leader Asif Ali Zardari’s hearing at the accountability court in Islamabd on August 17. “Asif ...

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  • KARACHI - At least 40 members of Jamaat-i-Islami sustained wounds on Wednesday after the party's Youm-e-Istahsal rally was attacked in Gulshan-e-Iqbal area. JI spokesperson confirmed that the blast took place near the main truck that was part of the rally. Meeran Yousuf, the media coordinator to ...

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  • KARACHI - At least 40 members of the Jamaat-i-Islami sustained shrapnel wounds on Wednesday after the party’s rally to express solidarity with Kashmiris was attacked in Gulshan-e-Iqbal area of the city. The party spokesman confirmed the figures saying that 40 of their members sustained wounds ...

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  • Islamabad/Karachi - Pakistan Army has been called in to assist civil administration ro manage urban flooding situation in Karachi. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Directorate, the Pakistan Army troops will help the civil administration in managing the situation arising out ...

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  • | Provincial metropolis receives 34mm rain resulting in massive traffic jams| Minister says ‘record’ rainfall a natural process| Drains overflow exposing tall claims of provincial,civic authorities KARACHI           ...

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  • KARACHI        -     Rain on Sunday once again brought miseries for Karachiites who had to suffer from electrocution deaths, inundated roads, and long spells of power outages due to incompetence of the civic and provincial authorities.Five ...

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  • KARACHI - The National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) on Saturday directed the provinces to ensure strict compliance of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) on Eid-ul-Azha and during the holy month of Muharram along with encouraging public adherence to safety guidelines. The NCOC special ...

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  • KARACHI - At least six people died of electrocution in parts of the city on Wednesday during a brief spell of rainfall, raising serious questions on the claims of preparedness made by the K-Electric. Rain which started again in the evening continued till late at night. The Nepra has already blamed ...

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  • KARACHI-Top political parties of the city have announced to launch protest against the K-Electric over electrocution deaths, unannounced load shedding and excessive billing in the city.Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) that has a major chunk of electoral representation from the city continued its ...

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  • KARACHI            -        At least six including three children died on Monday in separate rain-related inci­dents as a brief spell of down­pour in parts of the city ex­posed claims of ...

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