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Sindh lawyers to boycott courts over Quetta carnage KARACHI: The Sindh Bar Council announced on Sunday that it would boycott courts tomorrow(Monday) across Sindh to show solidarity with the families of Quetta carnage victims.   SBC Vice Chairman Ghulam Abbasi made the announcement of the strike call.   "Keeping in view the government's apathy, we have decided to boycott courts' proceeding on Monday to express complete solidarity with the victims of Quetta carnage," he announced.   He said that Sindh Bar Council would fully respond to the call of Pakistan Bar Council (PBC).   On the other hand, Karachi Bar Association (KBA) President Naeem Qureshi said that there would be complete strike in city court also.   Copyright Independent News Pakistan, 2013 ...

MQM observes day of mourning  KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) on Sunday observed a peaceful day of mourning to express solidarity with the victims of the people martyred in Quetta and Sawat blasts.   Fateha and recitations of the Holy Quran were held in the MQM offices throughout the country.   Black flags were raised at the MQM offices and business centres were remained closed to express solidarity with the mourners and the victims.   The main gathering was held in the Lal Qila Ground in ...
Altaf directs party men to look after Quetta blasts victims  KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), chief Altaf Hussain has directed the Rabita Committee, the Khidmat- e-Khalq Foundation and the Medical Aid Committee of the MQM to look after the victims of the Quetta blast who have been shifted to Karachi.   He asked them to extend help them in every possible manner and provide better healthcare facilities, said a statement issued by the MQM on Sunday.   Altaf Hussain told the MQM office-bearers that it is our duty as ...
Dr. Sagheer visits people injured in Quetta blast  KARACHI: Sindh Minister for Health Dr. Sagheer Ahmed visited a local hospital in Karachi and inquired after the well-being and health of the people injured in the Quetta blast on behalf of MQM chief Altaf Hussain.   He assured full support to the wounded people from the MQM and the Health Department of Sindh.   He asked the officials of the health department to make every effort for the treatment of the injured people.   Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), ...
Annual Convocation of Karachi University to be held on Jan 30  KARACHI: The Annual Convocation 2012 of the University of Karachi will be held on January 30.   This was announced by an official of the University of Karachi on Sunday.   The registered graduates and others have been asked to contact the Registrar of the University at the earliest.   Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2013 ...
IG Sindh directs strict security for 12th Rabi-ul-Awwal  KARACHI: Inspector General of Sindh Police, Fayyaz Ahmed Leghari has called for pursuing a comprehensive strategy to take effective security measures during the holy month of Rabi-ul-Awwal, especially, on the eve of 12th Rabi-ul- Awwal.   He has directed to make all out efforts to ensure security at different programs which will be organised to observe the birth anniversary of the Holy Prophet (Peace Be Upon Him) on 12th Rabi-ul-Awwal, said a statement issued on Sunday.   The IGP ...
Sindh CM condemns attack in Miranshah  KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah on Sunday strongly condemned an attack on a vehicle in MiranShah, North Waziristan Agency.   In a statement, the Sindh CM has termed the attack a cowardly act of terrorism.   Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2013 ...


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