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IG - Sindh seeks report about quality of police security for Lyariites KARACHI: Inspector General of Police, Sindh, Ghulam Hyder Jamali on Monday sought a detailed report about the security plan developed for the people of Lyari by Karachi police.The provincial chief of the police department registering his serious reservation about recent incidents of clashes between gangsters that included firing and hurling of hand grenades in the volatile Lyari, directed the AIGP - Karachi to share with him the contingency plan developed to address the situation.The Sindh Police chief has also asked the DIG- South to take a fresh stock of human resource, logistical support, provision for arms and ammunition allocated to each of the police check-posts established in the area, said a spokesman of police department.Capacities and capabilities of the cops and officers designated at entry and exit points, to and from Lyari, alongwith those assigned with the responsibility to picket and patrol the areas was directed to extensively reviewed.DIG - ...

IRSA releases 93,211 cusecs water from various rim stations ISLAMABAD: The Indus River System Authority (IRSA) on Monday released 93,211 cusecs water for various rim stations with inflow of 46,847 cusecs.According to the data released by IRSA, water level in the Indus River at Tarbela Dam was 1477.09 feet, which was 97.09 feet higher than its dead level 1378 feet. Water inflow in the dam was recorded as 20,300 cusecs and outflow 35,000 cusecs.The water level in Jhelum River at Mangla dam was 1185.30 ...
No significant rain likely by end of Dec: PMD ISLAMABAD: The prolonged dry spell would continue in different parts of the country with no chances of any significant rain by the end of December, according to the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD).Talking to APP, Deputy Director, Forecasting Division, Aleem-ul-Hassan informed that the rainless Winter season would continue during the next two weeks while there are chances of partly cloudy weather conditions and light rain in some parts.He said the reason of delay in Winter first ...
USAID provides solar water pumps for Balochistan QUETTA: The USAID provided grant for installation of 400 solar water pumps and construction of water tanks for the remote villages of district Noshki under its small grants and Ambassador's Fund Programme (SGAFP), this project was implemented by the AZAT Foundation Balochistan.This initiative has contributed to access to pure drinking water, Mir Ghulam Dastagir Badini Member Provincial Assembly expressed these views on closing ceremony of AZAT Foundation project here on Monday.CEO of AZAT Foundation, Zahid ...
1.8Kgs contraband seized, five arrested SARGODHA: District Police on Monday claimed to have arrested five drug dealers and seized narcotics, illegal weapons from their possession.Police spokesman said that on the direction of DPO the police teams of different police stations conducted raids in their jurisdiction and arrested five accused identified as Shahnawaz, Majid, Nasir Maseh, Muhammad Imtiaz and Abdullah.Police also recovered 801 grams heroin, 1200 grams Charas, one Gun 12 bore and one Rifle 44 bore along with bullets and ...
Sindh Minister to personally listen to public complaints in kutchery KARACHI: Sindh Minister for Anti Corruption, Prison and Minerals, Manzoor Hussain Wassan will hold an open meeting (khuli katcheri) at Matiari circuit house on Tuesday, said a handout issued here on Monday.The meeting was said to be arranged so that the minister may personally listen to public grievances and complaints, if any, and ensure immediate or early redressal of the same.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014 ...
Govt establishes 4 MARTCs to provide free treatment to drug addicts ISLAMABAD: The Federal Government has set up four Model Addiction treatment and Rehabilitation Centres in various areas of the country for providing free treatment to drug addicts.Talking to APP on Monday, an official of the Interior Ministry said that a 45 bedded MATR Centre was established at Lehtrar Islamabad. The centre has the capacity to treat 360 drug addicts.A 55 bedded MART Centre having capacity to treat to 440 drug addicts per year is situated ...


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