Muhammad Shafa

Panic buying witnessed in Karachi
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Panic buying witnessed in Karachi

Buying panic witnessed at grocery stores and retail outlets across the city in the backdrop of reported closure of markets due to sharp increases in the number of Covid-19 cases in the province. The fear has gripped citizens following rumors about the pos
Published 18 Mar, 2020 12:00am
18 new cases surface in Sindh
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18 new cases surface in Sindh

Sindh province is facing a serious situation as 18 more coronavirus cases including 13 from Sukkur quarantine centre were recorded on Sunday alone, pushing the total number of infected people to 35 across the province. It was disclosed during the 18th mee
Published 16 Mar, 2020 12:00am
International Women's Day marked
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International Women's Day marked

Like other parts of the country, AuratMarch was held in Karachi to mark the International Women's day on Sunday, with the demonstrators calling for socio-economic participation, minority rights, besides ending domestic violence, sexual harassment and forc
Published 09 Mar, 2020 12:00am
KCR revival hangs in the balance!
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KCR revival hangs in the balance!

Despite the Supreme Court orders, revival of long-delayed Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) hangs in the balance, as the stakeholders appeared to be in disagreement over the modus operandi of anti-encroachment operation to retrieve the project land.
Published 03 Mar, 2020 12:00am
Karachi industrial zones likely to face power cuts
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Karachi industrial zones likely to face power cuts

Karachi Industrial Zones, which are exempted from load-shedding, are expected to face prolong power cuts with the onset of summer as K-Electric has given a rationale for power shortage as a massive over Rs50 billion receivables from the Sindh government.
Published 28 Feb, 2020 12:00am
Ex-Karachi Nazim Naimatullah dies
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Ex-Karachi Nazim Naimatullah dies

Former Karachi Nazim, Naimatullah Khan, known to be the architect of the Tameer-e-Karachi programme, passed away on Tuesday after a prolonged illness. He was 90.
Published 26 Feb, 2020 12:00am
First freight train to depart for Afghanistan today
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First freight train to depart for Afghanistan today

Pakistan Railways first-ever Afghan transit trade train is all set to depart from Karachi on Saturday with nearly 35 containers, officials said. The train is expected to unload its cargo across the border in Afghanistan on Monday.
Published 22 Feb, 2020 12:00am
Panic grips residents of Keamari after toxic gas kills 5
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Panic grips residents of Keamari after toxic gas kills 5

Fear and panic continued to grip Keamari neighbourhood of the metropolis on Monday after a toxic gas mysteriously spread over the area, leaving five dead and over 150 others unconscious, on Sunday evening. Authorities are still clueless about the actual c
Published 18 Feb, 2020 12:00am
Two multi-story buildings built on KCR route demolished
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Two multi-story buildings built on KCR route demolished

Anti-encroachment teams of Pakistan Railways demolished two multi-story buildings which were 'illegally' built on the land of Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) near Gilani Railway Station in Gulshan-e-Iqbal during last two days, amid resistance from the occu
Published 13 Feb, 2020 12:00am
Dr Faseeh's widow receives life threats
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Dr Faseeh's widow receives life threats

A septuagenarian widow of Dr Faseeh-Al-Haq Osmani, who was brutally stabbed to death with his son Kamran Osmani at his home in Defence Housing Authority (DHA) on October 9, started receiving life threats from what she claimed culprits involved in this col
Published 14 Dec, 2019 12:00am
IoK issue to take a decisive turn in 2-3 months, claims AJK PM
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IoK issue to take a decisive turn in 2-3 months, claims AJK PM

Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJ&K) Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan Tuesday claimed that next two to three months would be decisive for the solution of the decades-long issue of Kashmir. He declared that not a single Kashmiri would support India, which i
Published 11 Dec, 2019 12:00am