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Sindh govt to introduce 600 new buses in Karachi

KARACHI: Sindh government has decided to introduce more than 600 eco friendly buses on the roads of Karachi by next three months, said Minister for Transport, Syed Nasir Hussain Shah here on Tuesday. Talking to different delegations in his office, he said private companies and transporters’ bodies were being taken on board to help address…

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Sethi confirms PSL matches in Karachi

KARACHI: Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Najam Sethi has confirmed that several matches of Pakistan Super League (PSL) will be contested in Karachi, Samaa reported. Speaking in a press conference on Wednesday, Najam Sethi said that National Stadium in Karachi has to be prepared for the upcoming edition of PSL within four months. He further…

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PMD warns Karachi of another heatwave

KARACHI: Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) forecast another heatwave for Karachi from Thursday to Sunday. PMD stated a deep depression is forming up over the Bay of Bengal which is likely to intensify into a tropical storm or possibly a Category 1 cyclone in the next 24 to 48 hours. The weather department further stated that…

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Heat conditions to continue in Karachi till Sunday

KARACHI: With no letup in prevailing spell of hot weather in Karachi, the Met Office has predicted that mercury on the scale will continue to remain up till Sunday (Oct 22). Foggy conditions are also likely to continue in Karachi early morning. Mainly hot and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country…

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Good news for cricket lovers in Karachi

KARACHI: Four matches of the third edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL) will be played in Karachi. The decision of organizing four PSL 3 matches in Karachi was taken in a meeting between Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and Chief Minister of Sindh Murad Ali Shah. The matches will be played in February 2018. Speaking on…

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Social media users pay tributes to Karsaz tragedy victims

The victims of the Karsaz tragedy are being remembered on social media on the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attack. PPP leaders and supporters posted tweets in which they paid their respects to the people who lost their lives in the rally organized to welcome former prime minister Benazir Bhutto to Pakistan. 10years ago we…

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Mustafa Kamal’s reply regarding Karachi knife attacker will leave you shocked

KARACHI: Pak Sarzameen Party chief Syed Mustafa Kamal said on Monday that talking about the Karachi knife attacker issue was beneath his level.  Speaking to media personnel, the PSP chairman said that the entire incident had arisen as a result of the incompetence of the system. It was rather a strange comment from the former…

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Bus conductor stabs passenger to death following scuffle in Karachi

KARACHI: In an unfortunate incident that occurred on Tuesday, a bus conductor killed a passenger over a minor argument involving a few rupees.  According to details, a scuffle broke out between the bus conductor and a passenger over a few rupees when the bus was in Bahadurabad. According to the bus driver, he got involved…

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Senate committee urges police to conduct thorough investigation into knife attacks

KARACHI: The Senate Committee on Human Rights on Tuesday asked police to conduct a thorough investigation regarding the Karachi knife attacker and apprehend him before more women are hurt.  During a session of the Senate Committee on Human Rights, members grilled the police regarding updates on the case and when the suspect will be brought…

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Karachi’s ‘Burger Aunty’: A dutiful wife who sells Bun Kababs beside her husband

Watch how this dutiful wife sells Bun Kababs at a stall beside her husband in Karachi’s I.I. Chundrigar Road in order to make ends meet. After spending 32 years in Dubai, Shakeel has opened up a small burger stall in Karachi’s I.I.Chundrigar Road. Her wife Zoobia supports her husband fully, working with him at the…

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Noor Bukhari’s latest pic breaks the internet, sparks retirement rumours

Pakistani actress Noor Bukhari’s recent picture in which she is wearing a hijab has been breaking the internet and sparking rumours that she may have called it quits on her acting career in Lollywood.  The reaction on social media to Noor Bukhari’s recent picture was mixed. While some users were adamant that the actress had…

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Fashion designer Deepak Perwani, others join MQM Pakistan

KARACHI: Renowned fashion designer Deepak Perwani, along with almost a dozen other people, announced joining the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) on Sunday. The announcement was made at a press conference held by MQM-P chief Farooq Sattar in Karachi. Other who announced joining the party included former bureaucrat Javed Hanif, trader Khurram Rasool, Saman Laiq Abbasi,…

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Rangers recover weapons, ammunition in Karachi

KARACHI: Rangers foiled a terror bid in Karachi as the para-military force recovered a large-cache of ammunition from Memon Goth area. According to a spokesman of Pakistan Rangers (Sindh), the para-military force carried out a crackdown at Darsano Channo in Memon Goth area. The recovered weapons included four sub-machine guns, magazines and 891 ammunition rounds…

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Video: Brave policemen save countless lives

Here’s how two brave policemen put their lives on the line and saved many people during an oil spill in Karachi.

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Lashing out at knife-wielding serial slasher, Farooq Sattar accidentally mentions Nine Zero

KARACHI: MQM-Pakistan chief Farooq Sattar was delivering a strong speech against the knife-wielding attacker in Karachi when a hilarious slip of tongue happened and he mentioned the party’s former headquarters Nine Zero. Watch here:

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PM arrives in Karachi to inaugurate coal, clinker and cement terminal

KARACHI: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi arrived in Karachi on Saturday to inaugurate Pakistan’s first coal, clinker and cement terminal.  Speaking on the occasion, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said that a perception of the government was portrayed that it stalled development projects. “This oil terminal proves that the government is carrying out its tasks as per…

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Karachi knife attacker …an unsolved ‘mystery’

By Farah Jamil ‘Knife attack’ – a trending term nowadays. This does not seem to be horrible when you are just sitting on your couch and tuning into different news channels but going out of home every day and crossing the same area may sound a bit dangerous. Mystery continues to surround the attacker in…

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Karachi among top 60 safest cities

  ISLAMABAD: A report by The Economist Intelligence Unit has placed Karachi in a list comprising 60 of the world’s safest cities. The Safe Cities Index 2017, comprising of 60 cities, places Tokyo at the top and Karachi at the bottom of the list. Asia and the Middle East and Africa dominate the bottom of…

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Punjab’s knife man Waseem is attacking women in Karachi, says his friend in custody

NEWS DESK: Karachi police said they have arrested a man identified as Shehzad, who is a friend of Waseem. According to Shehzad’s statement recorded with the police, Waseem would enjoy watching the knife attacks’ news on TV. Police quoted Shehzad as saying that Waseem was in Karachi when the attacks were taking place in the…

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Rangers power extended

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has approved the extension of special power of Pakistan Rangers for another 90 days. The special powers given to Pakistan Rangers are expiring on October 12, 2017. The chief minister extended the powers from October 13 for another 90 days.  – SAMAA

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When Karachi bleeds, Pakistan bleeds: Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa

KARACHI: Chief Of Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa said on Wednesday that Karachi was extremely vital for Pakistan for economic reasons and said that when the largest city of the country bled, the nation bled with it.  The full text of the army chief’s speech on Seminar On Interplay Of Economy and Security is…

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