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Sindh CM condemns murder of Mufti Masood KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has strongly condemned the killing of Mufti Masood Baig here on Wednesday.In a statement, the CM expressed deep grief and sorrow over the killing of Mufti Masood, a teacher of Jamia Binoria and son-in-law of renowned religious scholar Mufti Naeem.He prayed to Allah Almighty to grant eternal peace to the deceased and courage to the bereaved family to bear this loss.The Chief Minister has also directed the IGP, Sindh to arrest the killers of Mufti Masood without delay."The killing of Mufti Masood is a conspiracy to trigger religious disharmony among the people and we will foil such conspiracy", he added. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014 ...

Home Dept imposes ban on pillion riding in city for nine days KARACHI: Sindh Home Department, has imposed a complete ban on pillion riding on motorbike / scooter in Karachi division for a period of 9 days with effect from September 11, to 19.According to a notification issued here on Wednesday, the ban shall not be applicable on women, children below the age of 12 years, senior citizens, journalists, the personnel of law enforcement agencies/ security agencies in uniform and employees of essential services. Copyright APP (Associated ...
Partly cloudy weather likely in Karachi KARACHI: The Meteorological Department Wednesday forecast partly cloudy/ cloudy weather for Karachi during the next 24 hours.According to the Met Office the maximum temperature will remain between 32 and 34 degrees Celsius in the city.Mainly hot/ very hot and humid weather is expected to prevail in the Sindh and Balochistan region, however, thunderstorm/ rain is likely to occur at isolated places in Mirpurkhas and Hyderabad divisions, at one or two places in Kalat and Sukkur ...
Sharjeel slams religious scholar's murder KARACHI: Sindh Information Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon has condemned the murder of Maulana Masood Baig, the son-in-law of noted religious scholar Mufti Muhammad Naeem, and termed it a conspiracy to instigate violence in the metropolis.Sharjeel Memon promised that Maulana Masood's murderers will be brought to justice, said a handout issued here on Wednesday.The Minister said that police and Rangers are actively working to eliminate terrorism from the city, and a visible reduction has been witnessed ...
IHC orders government to constitute committee on regularization of contract employees ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court on Wednesday directed the Federal Government to constitute a committee in the supervision of Secretary Establishment and comprising of Federal secretaries to examine the criteria of regularization of contract employees and give its recommendations within three months.The court in its order further directed the committee to decide the matter of those contract employees which were not regularized by the respective departments even after the recommendations of previous cabinet committee.A single ...
Majlis-e-Shoora offers Fateha for Shaheed Navy official ISLAMABAD: The Majlis-e-Shoora on Wednesday offered Fateha for the departed soul of Pakistan Navy officer who embraced martyrdom on September 6 in a terrorists attack on Navy Dockyard.Minister for Defence Khawaja Muhammad Asif requested the chair, to offer Fateha for the deceased.State Minister for Religious Affairs Pir Muhammad Amin Ul Hasnat Shah led Dua on request of the Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014 ...
Sindh registers decline in crime rate with 195 criminals killed, 1238 arrested KARACHI: Sindh police has claimed substantial reduction in the crime rates during current year with 1238 criminals arrested and another 195 killed in 5174 encounters.Additional Inspector General (Operations), Ghulam Azfar Mahesar in a briefing to Inspector General Police - Sindh, Ghulam Hyder Jamali Wednesday said that the department during the current year had mainly focussed on terrorists, target killers and abductors (engaged in kidnapping for ransom and extortion).Focused attention, he said had helped bringing down ...


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