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Owners of arms cache in Karachi give police the slip

Police have failed to arrest the owners of a huge cache of illegal arms recovered on Thursday from a car and a house. Police arrested two men and seized a large cache of weapons when law enforcement personnel searched a black Toyota Corolla on Khayaban-e-Tanzeem in the upscale Defence House Authority neighbourhood. The car, bearing…

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Nearly 280 crime incidents reported across DHA Karachi in four months

At least 279 incidents of robbery, mobile snatching, theft and kidnapping were reported in Defence Housing Authority from January to May 2018. According to a report, Khayaban-e-Shujaat, Khayaban-e-Ittehad link from Korangi, Khayaban-e-Shahbaz links roads, Badar Commercial, Khadda Market, Do Darya Phase 8 and Defence Library are the potential locations of street crimes in DHA. The…

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‘Drug gang’ arrested in Karachi’s DHA

Reporting by Bilal Naseer Four men were arrested for selling meth and providing a ‘safe haven’ for consuming drugs in Karachi Police said they arrested a gang in Badar Commercial Area. The suspects had rented flats in Clifton and DHA. They would sublet the flats to their customers for consuming drugs. Ice and other forms…

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Of German Shepherds, macaws and horses: Pet show enthralls Karachiites

Report by: Shahjahan Khurram and Nasir Ahmed Photography by: Nasir Ahmed KARACHI: Denizens were quite thrilled to attend the Pet Show event held at the Creek Club on Saturday. Needless to say, animal lovers showed up in huge numbers at the venue, thronging the stalls and the open area with their pets. The food stalls…

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Madiha speaks out on Intizar’s shooting, reveals details

KARACHI: Madiha Kiyani, the friend who was present in the car with Intizar, the 19-year-old who was shot dead by ACLC officials in Karachi’s DHA neighborhood, reveals all the details of the incident:

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Video: Parents of youth shot in DHA beg for justice

KARACHI: The parents of the 19-year-old, who was killed in Karachi’s Defence Housing Authority late Saturday night, beg for justice during a press conference. According to DIG Crime Investigation Agency Saqib Ismail, personnel of Anti-Car Lifting Cell (ACLC) of the Sindh Police allegedly shot dead a young man in Defence Housing Authority’s Khayaban-e-Ittehad area early…

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Another youth shot dead in Karachi’s DHA

KARACHI: Yet another youth was killed in Karachi’s Defence Housing Authority late Saturday night. Home Minister Sohail Anwar Siyal has taken notice of the deadly shooting and sought a report from DIG South. According to DIG Crime Investigation Agency Saqib Ismail, personnel of Anti-Car Lifting Cell (ACLC) of the Sindh Police allegedly shot dead a…

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Lost In Lahore

By Zara Maqbool There is no doubt that the Sharif brothers have played a huge role in building and improving the transportation system in Lahore. With the Metro buses, Orange line, bridges and underpasses and what not, they have undoubtedly put their heart and soul in improving the commuting for the Lahoris. There are definitely…

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Prime suspect in DHA road rage accident is a stunt biker

KARACHI: The prime suspect in the DHA road rage accident, Khawar Burney, happens to be a stunt biker with a number of videos of him performing stunts on Youtube. He opened fire on Zafir, an 18-year-old college student, and Zaid, a 20-year-old man after an accident at Do Darya in Karachi’s Defence Housing Authority (DHA)…

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Gone too soon: College student shot dead in Karachi’s DHA

KARACHI: An 18-year-old was killed and another injured when a young man opened fire at them after an accident at Do Darya in Karachi’s Defence Housing Authority (DHA) area Sunday morning, police said. Police conducted raids with the help of CCTV footage. Four suspects, including prime suspect Khawar Burney, were taken into custody for interrogation….

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I refuse to be a victim due to the lack of a male figure: Komal Aziz Khan

KARACHI: Pakistani actress Komal Aziz Khan said on Monday that she owed it to society to stand up to wadera culture, urging society to join hands with her to ensure justice prevails.  In a lengthy Facebook post, Komal Aziz Khan narrated the entire incident that took place in Florida Apartments in DHA, Karachi where her…

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Transgender person’s killing in Karachi’s DHA sparks fear, anger among community

By Minerwa Tahir KARACHI: Transgender people – who hasn’t seen them? In rural areas, they are called to dance at times of joy such as weddings and births of children. In urban settings, we can spot them anywhere, from shopping centres and roads to mazaars and hospitals. They are humans just like any other man…

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DHA vigilance team razes outdoor seating of chai dhabas

By Shahjahan Khurram KARACHI: The going has not been good for open-air tea cafes or as they are referred to in the local language as chai dhabas  during the past couple of days as the DHA vigilance team has taken action against these eateries for encroaching. The outdoor seating of Chai Wala and Chai Shai was…

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 “Bachat Bazar’s” are the best place for affordable shopping

By: Muzammil Ferozi As every thing has its own value the same “Bachat Bazars” are but due to law in order situation and enhancements of land rent by authorities “Bachat Bazars” are getting closed day by day because of it middle and lower class people are suffering. Around 200 small and big Bachat bazaars were…

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Son of Peshawar DIG killed by police guard in Karachi

KARACHI: A son of Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Police Peshawar was killed in Karachi’s Defence area apparently over money matter. Umair Shahab Mazhar, 27, was strangulated to death by his own security guard at his residence in Khayaban-e- Sahar late night, according to police. Police cited monetary dispute as motive behind the murder. The accused…

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Boom, ground vibration scare Karachi’s Defence residents

KARACHI: Panic and fear gripped Karachi’s Defence and Clifton areas after people heard a strange boom and ground vibration on Tuesday evening. Residents of defence area took to Twitter to share their experiences of observing a resonant sound and tremors. Following are some of the responses: Did anyone else feel the earth shake in #DHA…

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Airlink CEO dies in Lahore blast

LAHORE: The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of a communication services company is among the eight people killed at a bomb blast in Defence area of Lahore, a tech website said in a report. According to the report, Moazzam Paracha, CEO of Airlink, was present at the under-construction building targeted in the blast. He sustained serious…

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Lahore blast reverberates on social media

Pictures of the Lahore Blast Blast in Lahore in the Defence Z block area caused 7 deaths and several injuries. It is reported that the bomb contained 8- 10 kgs of explosives and it is likely that a time device was used for the blast. Another blast is reported in the Gulberg area. Police claim that Gulberg…

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“Okra” does the best steaks in K-town

By: Filza Jawad Hai  There is nothing more in life than a succulent fillet of steak to gratify your appetite, especially when it’s from a highly recommended eatery. Rather than spending 2-3k at a buffet or a new restaurant with substandard food, one should always do a bit of research and look for a place…

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Sibbi and Raju shine in Karachi’s Maveshi Mandi

Sibbi and Raju, a pair of oxen, is centre of attraction in Karachi’s DHA Maveshi Mandi (cattle market). Watch this report.

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SC directs AGP to conduct audit of DHA accounts

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court Tuesday ordered the Auditor General of Pakistan (AGP) to conduct audit of the accounts of Defence Housing Authority (DHA) Lahore. Announcing its verdict on separate petitions regarding state institutions claiming immunity from audit of accounts, the three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Jawwad S Khawaja ordered AGP Rana Asad Ameen to…

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