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Rains wreaks havoc in Karachi’s Surjani Town

KARACHI: With an abundance of gutter water flowing on the streets, rain wreaked havoc on Karachi’s Surjani Town. Watch for yourself how residents of the area faced difficulties after a heavy spell of rain lashed across the city on Monday.

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SHC directs NAB to continue operations in Sindh

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court on Tuesday directed NAB to continue its operations in the province.  A hearing of the NAB laws suspension case was conducted at the Sindh High Court in which the three-member full bench directed the Chief Secretary to assure the court that no one would become a hurdle in NAB’s operations…

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MQM-Pakistan postpones multiparty conference

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) on Tuesday postponed its multiparty conference that was scheduled to be held in Karachi today, Samaa reported. According to our correspondent, the party took the decision to postpone its planned event after nine political parties including Pakistan Peoples Party, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, Jamaat-e-Islami and Sunni Tehreek refused to attend the conference….

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Watch: Karachi cattle market after heavy rain

Thunderstorms in Karachi on Monday and Tuesday wreaked havoc at the city’s largest cattle market where tents of the sacrificial animals uprooted and rainwater accumulated following heavy downpour. Watch this video…

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Video: Rain-related incidents in Karachi

Sudden, powerful thunderstorms hit Karachi on Monday night, bringing heavy rain, lightning and power cuts, leaving at least seven people dead. Watch this report…

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Lightning, heavy rain hit Karachi

KARACHI: Sudden, powerful thunderstorms hit Karachi on Monday night, bringing heavy rain, lightning and power cuts.The showers flooded major streets in the city, halting traffic. According to reports, Gulistan-e-Johar, Gulshan–e-Ibqal, Shah Faisal Colony, MA Jinnah Road, II Chandrigar Road, North Karachi, Shadman Town and other areas received heavy rain. Meanwhile, many areas of Karachi plunged…

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Gaps bridged: PSP to attend Muttaahida’s APC on Tuesday

KARACHI: Muttahida Quami Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) and Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) began bridging the gaps as PSP Chairman Mustafa Kamal consented to attend All Parties Conference under the aegis of MQM-P. A delegation of MQM-P led by Amir Khan called on PSP center on Monday and held a meeting with PSP leaders including Dr. Sagheer Ahmed,…

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Drizzles turn weather pleasant in Karachi

KARACHI: Weather in Karachi turned pleasant after several areas of Karachi received showers on Monday afternoon. According to details, the areas which received rainfall include Gulistan-e-Jauhar, Gulshan-e-Hadeed and Shahrah-e-Faisal. Drizzles have also been reported from Cattle Market at Super Highway. Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has forecasted heavy rains in Karachi.

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Karachi hand grenade blast kills child, injures five

KARACHI: A child lost his life in a hand grenade attack at Karachi’s Lyari area on Saturday night. Unknown persons – on a motorcycle – hurled a hand grenade in front of gangster Uzair Baloch’s house at Sangolane area of Lyari due to which a child was killed in the explosion. Five more people suffered…

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Video: Sarfraz Ahmed’s trip to the cattle market

Captain of Pakistan cricket team Sarfraz Ahmed paid a trip to cattle market to buy a sacrificial animal for Eid-ul-Azha.

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Sindh Assembly approved resolution to rename Civil Hospital after Dr Adeeb Rizvi in 2015

KARACHI: The Sindh Assembly had approved a resolution two years ago in 2015 to rename Civil Hospital after the founder and director of SIUT Dr Adeeb Rizvi.  According to details, the resolution was presented in Sindh Assembly on April 28, 2015 by PML-F’s Saeed Nizamani. On Saturday, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah announced…

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CM renames Civil Hospital after Dr Ruth Pfau

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Dr Ruth Pfau on Saturday renamed Civil Hospital after deceased Pakistani physician Dr Ruth Pfau.  According to a notification issued by the Government of Sindh Health Department, the hospital will now be called the Dr Ruth KM Pfau, Civil Hospital Karachi. Dr Ruth Pfau, a German nun who devoted her life…

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International research group ranks Karachi as sixth-worst city to live in

KARACHI: The City of Lights has been listed on number 134 of 140 countries on the World’s Least Liveable Cities list published by the Economist Intelligence Unit.  This makes Karachi, the city that serves as the backbone of Pakistan’s economy and the country’s largest city, on number six on the world’s worst cities to live…

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Video: Burial of Dr. Ruth Pfau at Christian Cemetery

Dr. Ruth Pfau, a German surgeon and social worker who devoted her life to combatting leprosy in Pakistan, was laid to rest on Saturday at Christian Cemetery following state funeral. Her burial was attended by army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa and other VVIPs.

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Watch: Army chief attends burial of Dr. Ruth Pfau

Dr. Ruth Pfau, a German surgeon and social worker who devoted her life to combatting leprosy in Pakistan, was laid to rest on Saturday at Christian Cemetery following state funeral. Her burial was attended by army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa and other VVIPs.

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Watch: Rare video of Dr. Ruth Pfau

Watch a rare video of Dr. Ruth Pfau, a German surgeon and social worker who devoted her life to combatting leprosy in Pakistan. She was laid to rest on Saturday with national honour in Karachi.

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Flashback: Samaa’s exclusive chat with Dr. Ruth Pfau

Watch this exclusive interview of Dr. Ruth Pfau, Pakistan’s Mother Teresa who transformed the destiny of several leprosy patients in the country. She was laid to rest on Saturday with national honour in Karachi.

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Video: Last sight of Dr Ruth Pfau at Holy Family hospital

Ahead of the state funeral for Dr. Ruth Pfau in Karachi, mourners gathered at Holy Family Hospital for one last sight of Pakistan’s Mother Teresa who transformed the destiny of several leprosy patients in Pakistan. Her body was shifted from the hospital to Saint Patrick’s Church where her funeral services were offered. Holy Family Hospital…

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REVIEW: ‘Date Night’ deserves praise for spontaneous comedy and powerful performance

By Shahjahan Khurram KARACHI: Attendees at the Arts Council were enthralled by the stellar show put up by director Dawar Lashari’s troupe in the form of the musical comedy Date Night.  What you have in the entire play are five people caught up in a fix–two married couples arrive at the same hotel to check into…

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Watch: Dr Ruth Pfau’s body shifted from Holy Family hospital

Ahead of the state funeral for Pakistan’s Mother Teresa, Dr. Ruth Pfau in Karachi, her body was moved from Holy Family Hospital to Saint Patrick’s Church where her funeral services were offered. Holy Family Hospital in Karachi was founded in 1948 by the Medical Mission Sisters, a Roman Catholic religious order for women based in…

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Video: Funeral service for Pakistan’s Mother Teresa

The funeral held for Pakistan’s Mother Teresa, Dr. Ruth Pfau, held in Karachi on Saturday with national honour. Her funeral services were held in Saint Patrick’s Church where her coffin, which was draped with Pakistan’s green and white flag and covered with rose petals, was brought by army troops. Watch this video…

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