Talha Makhdoom

  • TKARACHI - The confusion continued to prevail till Saturday evening as to whether the marriage halls of the city would be opened or not as All Marriage Halls Association announced going on strike on Sunday over Sindh Building Control Authority’s decision to take action against marriage halls ...

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  • TKARACHI - A meeting of the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) council turned into a battleground over demolition of a mosque at Hill Park. The fight was witnessed during the city council meeting when members of Jamaat-e-Islami tried to present a resolution to condemn demolition of the mosque ...

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  • TKARACHI  -  The Sindh Building Control Authority (SBCA) is ready to take action on apex court orders regarding halt to commercial activities on residential land, officials of the authority estimated that five million people will suffer in this drive. A high official of SBCA while talking ...

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  • TKARACHI - The affairs of Sindh Building Control Authority are hampering due to negligence of the Sindh government as it has failed to issue promotion notifications of two SBCA officers in higher grade for the last 10 months, The Nation has learnt. A higher grade official of Sindh Building Control ...

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  • TKARACHI - The Sindh government decided to remove Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB) Managing Director Khalid Mehmood Sheikh because of rift with Provincial Minister for Local Government Saeed Ghani over not issuing NOCs to builders. The issue was made after the sit-in protest of Association of ...

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  • TKARACHI  -   The ongoing operation against encroachment shows a bright picture of the metropolis while affected around thousands of families as business of their beard earners were flash out in a drive against the illegal encroachments. According to the KMC high officials, during the ...

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  • TKARACHI - The Karachi Development Authority (KDA) has failed to provide fruitful results allegedly due to lethargic attitude of Sindh government. A high official of Finance Department of KDA on condition of anonymity informed The Nation about current financial crisis in the authority, and informed ...

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  • TKARACHI - Acute water shortage in the port city has forced the Karachiites to buy water tankers on excessive rates as the major water supplying organization in the city – Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KW&SB) – fails to provide water tankers on official rates. The metropolis is ...

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  • TKARACHI - The metropolis faced another spell of unannounced loadshedding crises, when different parts of the city went into darkness for several hours in the night between Monday and Tuesday, causing severe inconvenience to residence of affected areas, The Nation has learnt. The areas that badly ...

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  • TKARACHI - Sindh Building Control Authority (SBCA) failed to halt illegal constructions of public sale project, causing people’s million of rupees investment were on stake. Hundreds of illegal under construction and constructed building were neglected by the competent authority Sindh Building ...

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  • TKARACHI - The Karachi Development Authority (KDA) has issued notices to at least 130 families of an apartment to evacuate the multi-storey project they are living in as it was constructed on amenity plot. According to details, following the directives of apex court regarding evacuation of amenity ...

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  • TKARACHI - The religious parties which were being, earlier, considered major political entities to make dent in political landscape in the city, have been badly refused by voters except MMA. The Rah-e-Haq Party, Allah-ho Aakbar Tehrik and Tehrik Labaik Pakistan could not get single seats despite ...

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  • TKARACHI - A 29 percent overall turnout was observed during the general election 2018 in Karachi. MQM had claimed to have bagged around 2 million votes in 2013 general election and 1 million votes were secured by PTI. As per unconfirmed details, during the current polls around 2.3 million people ...

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  • TKARACHI - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf Chairman Imran Khan vowed to give tough time to Zardari-led Pakistan People’s Party. Khan said PPP failed to deliver in Sindh during last 10 years. Imran Khan Tuesday arrived Karachi on two days visit, as part of his ongoing election campaign. On his ...

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  • TKARACHI - Dilapidated roads, lack of drinking water, worst kind of municipal conditions and absence of other necessities of civic life are words that could help describe the most populous constituencies of the mega city – NA-252. The area is divided among two major ethnicities but both ...

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  • TKARACHI - The Sindh government Thursday allocated Rs 72 billion for provincial local government department in next fiscal year. The government focused on schemes of water supply, sewage effluent disposal and solid waste management services. Talking about local government budget, the chief ...

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  • TKARACHI - Prolonged loadshedding continues in different parts of the metropolis, multiplying the miseries of citizens. The affected areas including Lyari, Saddar, Bizerta Lines, Kala Pul, Malir, Shah Faisal, Landhi, Federal B Area, North Karachi, Surjani Town, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Bahadurabad and other ...

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  • TKARACHI - Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (PCAA) employees’ unions and officers association, on Monday threatened to stop their services at all airports of the country till removal of director general of the authority. The various employees unions of PCAA including CBA union under the ...

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  • TKARACHI - The Karachi Development Authority (KDA) claimed to have demolished 544 illegal buildings in one month during ongoing anti-encroachment drive, however, the authority failed to achieve any impressive results as per orders of apex court. KDA spokesperson Tuesday said that following the ...

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  • TKARACHI - The Sindh government has declared the recruitment advertisement by the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) as null and void. The government asked the city council to avoid such practices without prior permission of the provincial government. This was revealed in a letter issued by ...

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  • TKARACHI - The Karachi Development Authority (KDA) has been preparing a comprehensive plan to tackle with the present encroachments in Karachi. Removal of the encroachment from the metropolis requires more time and it cannot be completed in the given period of two months. KDA Director Samiuddin ...

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  • TKARACHI - Opposition in the City Council has started hoping that after the departure of Karachi Deputy Mayor Arshad Vohra, MQM-Pakistan (MQM-P) would lose its more seats in the council. Taking advantage of the situation, the opposition is now planning to formulate a new strategy. Several ...

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  • TKARACHI - Heaps of garbage and dead animals make life miserable for people living in housing societies in Scheme No 33 nearby cattle market established for Eidul Azha. Thousands of people were already frustrated over extreme polluted environment in the surroundings of the market, and the situation ...

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  • TKARACHI - Like other parts of the country, Karachiites Wednesday celebrated 52nd Defence Day to mark the anniversary of the 1965 war with traditional fervour. The day dawned with 21-gun salute in the provincial capital while special prayers for the safety and prosperity of the country were also ...

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  • TKARACHI - Despite prediction of heavy rains in the port city from Wednesday by Pakistan Metrological Department, various parts of the city received moderate rain on Tuesday, turning the weather pleasant. The Pakistan Meteorological Department has forecast heavy rains in the city from Wednesday to ...

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  • TKARACHI - Disappointed by the skyrocketing rates of sacrificial animals, particularly in the cattle market located at Super Highway, people have at last surrendered before the cattle traders. Scores of frustrated people are seen loitering in the said market like a lost cow due to irrational demands ...

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  • TKARACHI - Administration of Asia’s largest cattle market is bent upon encroaching and ruining the infrastructure of private housing schemes, causing losses of millions of rupees to the builders and developers. The managements of these housing societies allege that administration of the cattle ...

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  • TKARACHI - Sindh Building Control Authority (SBCA) is lenient towards illegal commercial constructions built on residential plots in the port city despite the orders passed by SBCA chief. That seems to be the reason why the Authority has failed to achieve fruitful results in the ongoing crackdown ...

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  • TKARACHI - The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Karachi has issued a list of 105 proclaimed offenders (Pos) and absconders as part of its campaign to arrest the maximum number of corrupt elements. The list of offenders has been issued following the Sindh High Court (SHC) orders, legitimising NAB ...

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  • TKARACHI - Asia’s biggest cattle market has been established at Super Highway, as more than 0.1million cattle have arrived from different parts of the country. Administrator of the market Syed Irshad Hussain vowed to facilitate the buyers and traders of cattle. The administrator, while talking ...

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