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Video: Karachiites overjoyed as city receives spell of rain

KARACHI: Citizens were overjoyed as the city received its first spell of rain on Wednesday.  Denizens took to the streets and were overjoyed as rain lashed across the city for several hours. The rain brought the temperature down which brought much-needed to the citizens who were tired of the searing heat of Karachi.

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Video: Heavy rain leaves Lahore inundated

LAHORE: People were left stranded in traffic jams as the streets of Lahore were flooded with water after heavy rains lashed the city on Wednesday.  While the children enjoyed and swam on the water that had accumulated on the roads in Lahore, people in cars faced hardships in the form of traffic jams. A wall…

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Video: Weather turns pleasant as heavy rain lashes Karachi

KARACHI: Heavy rain lashed Karachi on Wednesday as denizens were overjoyed as the weather turned pleasant.  It was a sight for sore eyes for Karachiites as the heavens poured down rain. People took to the streets and enjoyed the pleasant weather. Along with the weather, people also enjoyed delicacies. 100 feeders tripped due to the…

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Karachi hit by power outages as 400 feeders trip due to rain

KARACHI: Electricity supply in certain parts of the city was suspended after 400 feeders tripped due to rain on Wednesday.  According to details, light rain caused as many as 400 feeders throughout Karachi to trip. This in turn caused power outages in certain areas of the city. Power outage affected the areas of North Karachi,…

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KMC imposes rain emergency in Karachi

As likelihood of heavy rains in Karachi rose, Pakistan Disaster Management Authority has issued an alert and Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) has imposed a rain emergency in the city. According to the Met office, rain/thundershowers with isolated heavy falls are expected at a number of places in Islamabad, upper Punjab (Rawalpindi, Sargodha, Gujranwala, Lahore and…

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Widespread rains predicted in next 48 hours

The Met-Office has predicted widespread rains with isolated heavy falls in Islamabad, Upper Punjab, Lower Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Eastern Balochistan and Kashmir in the next 48 hours (Wednesday/Thursday). Spokesman of Met-Office informed that monsoon has already made onset in Pakistan on Monday and the monsoon incursion is likely to increase from Wednesday. A westerly wave…

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Low intensity quake hits Karachi

Karachi experienced a low intensity earthquake on Sunday night, according to National Seismic Monitoring Centre No loss of life or damage to property was reported. According to the NSMC, an earthquake measuring 4.0 on the Richter scale was recorded and its epicentre was located in Koh Hindu Kush.

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Karachi sizzles at 39.3 degrees on Eid

KARACHI: Karachiites braved hot weather on Eid-ul-Fitr, as maximum temperature in the city reached 39.3 degrees Celsius. An official of the Met Office said on Monday the weather in the city would remain hot during the next 24 hours, and the maximum temperature is expected to range between 38 to 40 degrees celsuis during the…

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Eid-ul-Fitr being celebrated with great religious zeal, fervor

RAWALPINDI/KARACHI/ISLAMABAD/LAHORE: Eid-ul-Fitr is being celebrated across the country with great religious zeal and fervor marking the culmination of the holy month of Ramazan. The day dawned with special Eid sermons where Ulema stressed for unity of Muslim Ummah and prayed for the prosperity and well being of the country. On this occasion, special prayers were…

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PM stresses for unity to foil anti-state elements’ designs

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharifhas stressed upon promotion of unity to adequately foil nefarious designs of those elements who were trying to sow seeds of discord in society and destabilize Pakistan. He said the nation had to unite to fight political and religious extremism, terrorism and forces of strife. In his message on the…

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Ban imposed on bathing in the sea

KARACHI: Section 144 of the criminal procedure code has been imposed on beaches and coastal areas to ban bathing in the sea during Eidul Fitr, said a statement on Sunday. Banners have been placed at important places near Sew View beach, warning people to stay from the sea water. According to officials, sea is quite…

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Security beefed up in Karachi after attacks in Quetta, Parachinar

KARACHI: Stringent security measures were being undertaken in Karachi in the wake of terrorist attacks that took place in Quetta and Parachinar yesterday.  According to details, traffic police personnel deployed throughout the city have been armed yet again. Bullet proof jackets and arms have been provided to traffic police officers stationed at various junctions throughout the…

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Karachi police attackers caught on CCTV

The CCTV footage of a shooting incident in Karachi’s SITE area which left four police officers dead.

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Weather forecast: Light rain likely in Sindh

KARACHI: Mainly hot and dry weather is likely to prevail in most parts of the country during the next twelve hours, according to Met Office. However, rain-thunderstorm with gusty winds is expected at a few places in Gilgit-Baltistan, Kashmir and its adjoining hilly areas. Next 12 hrs: Mainly hot and dry weather is expected in…

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Terror alert for Karachi: New terrorist group emerges

The law-enforcement agencies have warned that a new wave of terrorism may kick up chaos in Karachi. The report indicated the suspicion tha a new terrorists organization may be involved in Friday’s attack on police personnel in Site area of Karachi that left four police dead. More in this report.

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Four policemen gunned down in Karachi

KARACHI: Four policemen were killed and two were injured in a drive-by shooting in Karachi on Friday, officials said. The gun attack took place near Habib Bank Chowrangi in SITE area. According to SP Site Nasir Aftab, four policemen including an ASI have embraced martyrdom in the shooting. Four gunmen on two motorcycles opened indiscriminate…

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Hasan Ali reminds me of my younger days: Waqar Younis

NEWS DESK Former head coach of Pakistan and fast bowler Waqar Younis is all praise for pacer Hasan Ali following his performance in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017, Samaa reported. Waqar Younis has said that Hasan Ali reminds him of his younger days. “I Love this kid Hassan Ali…he reminds me of my younger days,”…

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Juma-tul-Wida being observed with religious fervor

The last Friday of the holy month of Ramzan also known as Juma-tul-Wida is being observed across the country with religious fervor. Special prayers will be offered for progress and prosperity of the country and unity of Muslims the world over.

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A life of hard labour

By Minerwa Tahir and Shahjahan Khurram Photography by: Minerwa Tahir The formal sector, involving workers toiling in the factories, are struggling for basic rights such as minimum wage and collective bargaining as they have the legal right to do so. On the other hand, the informal sector’s labour force, such as the loaders working on…

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Video: Sarfraz discusses Champions Trophy win in exclusive interview

Captain of Pakistan cricket team Sarfraz Ahmed discussed his team’s ICC Champions Trophy 2017 win in an exclusive interview with Samaa TV.

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Nafisa Shah inaugurates Khairpur’s Women Police Station

KHAIRPUR: PPP leader and daughter of former Chief Minister of Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah, Nafisa Shah, inaugurated the Khairpur Women’s Police Station on Thursday.  Nafisa Shah took to her Twitter account and shared pictures of female police officers at Khairpur’s Women Police Station. In her tweet, she thanked former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto for…

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