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Power out in most areas as Karachi receives first monsoon rain

Power out in most areas as Karachi receives first monsoon rain

File photo KARACHI: Almost all  of Karachi was without electricity as the first monsoon showers hit the metropolis early Monday. According to Karachi Met Director Sardar Sarfaraz, light to moderate rains may continue intermittently today while heavy showers are expected at night. He said that monsoon winds entered via Indian …

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Karachi: Dogs that mauled lawyer in DHA to be euthanised

Karachi: Dogs that mauled lawyer in DHA to be euthanised

KARACHI: The pet dogs who had mauled a senior lawyer in the city’s upscale  Defence Housing Authority area’s Phase 6 will be euthanised, Geo News reported Friday, after the victim, Advocate Mirza Ali Akhtar, and the animals’ owner struck a deal. Following the attack on the lawyer, a case was registered …

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Karachi: Mufti Taqi Usmani escapes suspected assassination bid

Karachi: Mufti Taqi Usmani escapes suspected assassination bid

Mufti Taqi Usmani. File photo KARACHI: Mufti Taqi Usmani escaped, what seems likely, an alleged assassination bid Thursday after a man was arrested for allegedly stalking the cleric.  A renowned religious scholar in Pakistan, Usmani was walking outside Dar ul Uloom Korangi when a suspicious man was caught by his …

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Karachi court dismisses plea against Maryam, Safdar

Karachi court dismisses plea against Maryam, Safdar

KARACHI: A court in Karachi on Tuesday dismissed a plea filed by the Quaid-e-Azam Mazar Management Board to file a case against PML-N leaders Maryam Nawaz, her husband Capt Safdar Awan, and party workers for the alleged violation of the sanctity of Quaid-e-Azam’s mausoleum during their visit last year. The …

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Matric’s Physics paper leaked on social media in Karachi

Matric’s Physics paper leaked on social media in Karachi

The question paper of Physics for the matric stidents. KARACHI: As the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) Annual Examination 2021 (matriculation exams) began today, the issue of paper leak resurfaced again when the question paper of Physics was widely shared on social media minutes after it started at 9:30am. According to …

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Price of CNG increases as gas stations reopen in Karachi

Price of CNG increases as gas stations reopen in Karachi

File photo. KARACHI: CNG stations in the city reopened after almost two weeks Monday to citizens who had formed huge queues outside pumps in their cars since Sunday night.  CNG stations in the city reopened on July 5 after being closed since June 22.  However, citizens were concerned as the …

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Karachi: Dump truck driver runs over traffic cop

Karachi: Dump truck driver runs over traffic cop

KARACHI: A police officer was run over by the driver of a dump truck in the city’s North Nazimabad area after he tried to stop him for a traffic offence, Geo News reported Saturday. The  driver was stopped near Abdullah College, but he refused to park to the side, instead …

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Matric exams in Karachi to start on July 5

Matric exams in Karachi to start on July 5

— File photo Board of Secondary Education, Karachi’s spokesperson said Friday the annual matriculation board exams will start on July 5. Talking about the schedule, Chairman BSEK Ashraf Ali said that the science group’s papers would start at 9am and end at 11am, while the general group’s exams will begin …

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