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Two killed in Karachi violence KARACHI: Two men were shot dead and one other injured in different firing incidents in the metropolis on Wednesday.According to rescue sources, a man, identified as Junaid, 40, son of Yamin, was shot and injured by unknown armed men riding a motorcycle in North Nazimabad. He suffered severe injuries in the attack. The injured was shifted to Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK), where breathed his last.Separately, a security guard, identified as, Mumtaz Khan, 30, son of Nasir Khan, was gunned down by unidentified armed men near Murghi Khana in Quaidabad area. The body was moved to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center (JMPC) for medico-legal formalities.In another firing incident, a 35-year-old man, Amir, son of Qamuruddin, was shot and injured by unknown armed men in Rashidabad, SITE area. The injured was brought to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital (ASH) for treatment.Copyright PPI (Pakistan Press International), 2015 ...

KU to remain closed on Nov 27 KARACHI: The University of Karachi will remain closed on November 27 on account of the Urs of Hazrat Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai.This was announced by the Registrar of the institution, Prof. Dr. Moazzam Ali Khan, on Wednesday. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015 ...
PM directs to place CDA under administrative control of CADD ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz on Wednesday directed to place the Capital Development Authority (CDA) under the administrative control of Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD).Presently the CDA is under the control of Cabinet Division, a brief statement issued by the PM's Media Office here said. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015 ...
Sindh Government announces public holiday on Friday KARACHI: Sindh Government has announced public holiday on Friday (Safar 14) on the occasion of Urs of Hazrat Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai.According to a notification issued Wednesday all offices, autonomous, semi-autonomous bodies, corporations and local bodies under the administrative control of Sindh government will remain close.However, this will not be applicable for essential services, said the authorities. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015 ...
NA offers Fateha for martyred lady pilot Marium ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Wednesday offered fateha for the martyred lady pilot Marium Mukhtiar who died Tuesday afternoon in a jet crash in Mianwali.On the request of the Deputy Speaker, MNA Ch. Amin Hameed offered fateh and prayed for eternal peace for the departed soul.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015 ...
Pakistan urges UNSC to act on Mideast as prospects for 2-state solution 'fading' UNITED NATIONS: Pakistan has warned of fading prospects for a two-state solution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict while the Security Council, which is responsible for maintaining international peace, continues to "procrastinate and dither for political reasons." "A just, sustainable and equitable resolution of the Middle East conflict is only possible through an independent and viable State of Palestine, based on the pre-1967 borders, with East Jerusalem as its capital," Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi, permanent representative of Pakistan ...
Three policemen injured in Quetta blast QUETTA: At least three police personnel were injured in a blast at Qambrani Road near Kachibaig area of the provincial capital on Wednesday. SSP Sariab Police Abdul Waheed Khatak said that the blast was occurred when a vehicle of patrolling police team was crossing the area.As a result, three police personnel received wounds and were rushed to civil hospital.The SSP said that 3 kg improvised explosive devices (IED) was planted beside the road by unidentified ...


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