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Rescue operation underway as building in Karachi catches fire

KARACHI: A building located at Karachi’s Shahrah-e-Faisal main road caught fire on Wednesday as firefighters and police were busy in its evacuation. According to details, a building named Anum Estate located at the city’s main artery, Shahrah-e-Faisal, caught fire in the evening. The flames engulfed the sixth and seventh floor of the building. One fire…

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Karachi: One dead, five wounded in group clash

KARACHI: A group clash in Karachi left one person dead and five injured, Samaa reported on Wednesday. According to details, two groups locked horns at Korangi area and opened fire at each other due to which several people were injured. They also attacked each other with batons. The victims were rushed to Jinnah Hospital where…

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Death toll from drowning rises to 7 in Karachi

KARACHI: Four people drowned at Karachi’s Hawkes Bay beach on Tuesday while three others also lost their lives to the sea near the city’s Do Darya area on the same day, taking the toll of the dead to 13 people in one week.  According to details, four people had reportedly drowned at Karachi’s Hawkes Bay…

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PTI stages protests against crackdown on social media activists

KARACHI/ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf staged protests in the cities of Karachi and Islamabad against the government’s recent crackdown against social media activists, on Monday. According to details, the PTI leadership in Karachi and Islamabad took to the streets in front of the Karachi Press Club and the National Press Club. A large number of female…

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Video: Atif’s extremely funny parody of Sajjad Ali, Umair Jaswal and Ali Zafar

KARACHI: The recently-held Lux Style Awards 2017 had a host of enchanting performances but all paled in comparison to Atif Aslam’s parody of singers Sajjad Ali, Ali Zafar and Umair Jaswal.  Watch how the audience couldn’t keep from laughing themselves sill as the Pakistani hitmaker parodied his contemporary singers to perfection!  

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Karachi to face power disruption for two days

KARACHI: K-Electric has stated that power distribution in Karachi may remain disrupted for the next two days following damage to National Distribution and Dispatch Company (NTDC) line by wind storms, Samaa reported. Karachi Electric (KE) stated intermittent power distribution is disrupted due to damage in NTDC line by wind storms in the province. The maintenance…

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Five drown in Karachi beaches

KARACHI: Five people drowned while swimming in different beaches of Karachi, Samaa reported on Monday. Four bodies have been recovered so far whereas the body of the fifth person is still missing. A body of a youngster named Hammad was found from Hawks Bay while Tajammul Hussain drowned at Gadani Beach. The body of a…

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Weather forecast: Hot spell to continue with rains in Upper Areas

ISLAMABAD: Mainly hot and dry weather was expected in most parts of the country during next 24 hours while light rain-thunderstorm is likely at a few places Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab, FATA, Kashmir and its adjoining areas. Rainfall was forecast in Malakand, Hazara,Sargodha divisions, upper FATA, Kashmir and its adjoining hilly areas during this time duration….

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Video: The thrill of speed biking in Karachi

Watch the thrilling and dangerous hobby of speed biking in Karachi. The bikers performed deadly stunts on their motorcycles.

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Fire engulfs plastic goods manufacturing factory in Karachi

KARACHI: A firing broke out in a factory which manufactures plastic equipment located at Karachi’s SITE area, Samaa reported. According to details, fire brigades from all over the city have been called to extinguish the fire. Fire officials have stated that it is a third-degree fire. The rescue teams are facing difficulties in battling the…

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Two policemen martyred in firing incident in Bahadarabad

KARACHI: Two policemen were martyred and one sustained critical injuries in an attack on a police mobile van in Bahadarabad area of the metropolis on Saturday night, the police said.

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LOL Waalay enchant audience with improv comedy gig

By Shahjahan Khurram KARACHI: There aren’t many comedians who can pull off improvisational comedy and that’s understandable. For one, it’s too darn difficult to pull off and at times, you may not have the wits or the crowd working to your advantage to make them laugh. However, that was not the case when the infamously famous…

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Cloudy weather forecast for Sunday

KARACHI: The Met Office on Saturday forecast partly cloudy weather with gusty winds for Karachi during the next 24 hours. The maximum temperature is expected to remain between 33 degrees Centigrade to 35 degrees Centigrade during the period. A Met Office official said on Saturday the maximum temperature was 34.5 degrees Centigrade whereas the minimum…

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Vultures getting ready to snatch our vote bank: Farooq Sattar

KARACHI: MQM-Pakistan chief Dr Farooq Sattar held a press conference on Saturday and said that ‘vultures’ were getting ready to snatch the vote bank of his party.  Addressing media personnel at a press conference, Sattar said that MQM-Pakistan had always been accused of being involved in rigging elections. He denied all allegations of rigging and…

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Daesh militant with MBA degree arrested from Karachi

KARACHI: Intelligence agencies in Karachi apprehended a Daesh militant with a certified Masters in Business Administration (MBA) degree, Samaa reported. According to details, intelligence agencies carried out a raid at SITE area and arrested a person with a MBA degree. Latest mobile phones, equipment and devices were also recovered in the raid. Intelligence agencies stated…

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Karachi: Woman arrested over facilitating target killings

KARACHI: Law enforcement agencies arrested a woman from Karachi who had facilitated target killing of 11 people, Samaa reported on Saturday. An arrested hitman, affiliated with Muttahida Qaumi Movement – London, confessed in the investigation that they used to lure their victims with the help of the female suspect. SP Orangi Town said that she…

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Principal claims demolished school was bought legally from KDA

KARACHI: The principal of a school in Korangi, which was recently demolished, claimed on Friday that the plot was bought legally from KDA. According to details, Noreen, the principal of the school claimed that the plot on which it was built was bought from Rs 3.2 million. The school, which was located at Korangi Crossing,…

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Who is best poised to take over Karachi in the next election?

By Shahjahan Khurram With the sidelining of MQM founder Altaf Hussain after his controversial speech on August 22 in which he made derogatory remarks against the country and its armed forces, various political parties have realised that there is a gaping void to be filled with his absence. One year before general elections 2018, Karachi’s…

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CCTV video of robbery in North Karachi shop

Curbing the street crimes is perhaps the most difficult assignment for law-enforcers in Karachi. The armed robbers rampaged through the shop located in North Karachi and made away the looted money. Watch Sohail Shabbir’s report.

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PMD forecasts pleasant weather for Karachi

KARACHI: Pleasant weather has been forecast for Karachi for the next two days, Samaa reported on Monday. Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) stated that pleasant weather will prevail in Karachi for the next two days. The mercury in Karachi is expected to go upto 32 degrees centigrade, according to PMD. The weather department also stated that…

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Karachi’s political party kingpin of “copy mafia”: Report

KARACHI: Counter Terrorism Department has prepared an initial report against “copy mafia” during the exams of inter-Board in Karachi.

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