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  • More mobile phones snatched in Karachi this year than in 2013

    KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah was on Tuesday informed that mobile phone snatching had increased during the current year as so far 14,051 cell phones were snatched compared to 12,187 in 2013 in Karachi...

    Inspector General of Police Dr Kaleem Imam briefed the meeting on police performance with crime statics during the calendar year...

  • Country’s 1st dirty-cargo terminal to start work this year

    KARACHI: The country’s first-ever dirty-cargo terminal would come on line by the end of the year which would help innovate handling of cement, clinker and coal, official sources said...

    He regretted that a lot of time was lost because a Turkish company with a local partner initially given contract for civil work could not perform and the terminal work was delayed by almost a year...

  • Karachi ATC sentences MQM worker to life in prison for murdering 3 clerics in 2013

    An anti-terrorism court in Karachi on Monday sentenced a Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) worker to imprisonment for life after finding him guilty of involvement in the target killing of three clerics in Karachi in 2013...

    Four accused said to be associated with the MQM – Syed Haider Ali alias Police Wala, Asghar alias Kaka Banda, Wajahat alias Chikna and Syed Ali Hassan Zaidi – were detained after being charged with the murder of Mufti...

  • No water on Karachi's streets a result of Sindh govt's hard work, says minister

    Sindh Local Government Minister Jam Khan Shoro on Friday said there is no rain water on Karachi's road "as a result of the provincial government's proper planning and hard work"...

    They said that although the city had received heavy rain continuously, the sea was at high tide, and that Karachi lies below sea level, the streets had been cleared of accumulated rain water because main drains were cleansed...

  • By-election result to determine Karachi’s future, says Imran

    KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chief Imran Khan said on Saturday the result of by-election for NA-246 constituency would determine the future of Karachi...

    Addressing a press conference at the residence of PTI leader Arif Alvi, he said his party had provided an opportunity to the people of Karachi to end the atmosphere of fear in their city and “to bring it back into mainstream politics”...

  • 1st century AD coins, arrowheads discovered

    TAXILA: The Federal Department of Archaeology has discovered coins and arrowheads dating back to the 1st century AD at the site of a Buddhist stupa that dates back to somewhere between 200 to 500 AD in Taxila...

    He said the preliminary study revealed that five coins belonged to the 1st century AD, while one to the 1st century BC...

  • Zimbabwe clinches historic 1st ODI series win over Sri Lanka

    Zimbabwe clinched its first one-day international series win against Sri Lanka after beating the hosts by three wickets in the decider to secure a 3-2 victory on Monday...

    Zimbabwe captain Graeme Cremer won the toss and sent Sri Lanka into bat, with his bowlers restricting the hosts to 203-8 in 50 overs
  • Edgbaston Test: England 297 all out against Pakistan at 1st day close

    BIRMINGHAM: Sohail Khan marked his return to Test cricket after a five-year absence with a maiden five-wicket haul as Pakistan dismissed England for 297 on Wednesday's first day of the third Test at Edgbaston...

    Sohail, a 32-year-old right-arm quick, removed a quartet of top-order batsman on his way to figures of five for 96 in 23 overs...

  • Khawaja, Burns named by Australia for 1st New Zealand Test

    Khawaja hasn't played a Test since the 2013 Ashes series against England while Burns made his two previous Test appearances against India last summer...

    The selectors have retained the four fast bowlers used in this year's Ashes series in England, naming Mitchell Johnson, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood and Peter Siddle for a match which will be played on the fast and bouncy pitch at Brisbane's Gabba Ground...

  • 1st T20: Pakistan expect Amir to fire in New Zealand

    AUCKLAND: The eyes of the cricket world will be on Pakistan in New Zealand on Friday with Mohammad Amir set to make his international comeback after serving a jail term and five-year ban for spot-fixing...

    The 23-year-old is expected to be named in the starting lineup for the tour-opening T20 when Pakistan will pit their hostile bowling attack against a New Zealand unit brimming with form batsmen...

  • 1st T20: Pakistan turn it on to beat New Zealand by 16 runs

    Related coveragePAK V NZ 1st T20 - As it happenedThe little hamlet of a tainted heroBut apart from a quickfire 46 off 27 by Colin Munro, and a stubborn 70 by Kane Williamson, New Zealand had no answer to the Pakistan attack and were all out on the last ball of their innings for 155...

    Wahab Riaz took two wickets in the final over to finish with three for 34, and Amir marked his return to international cricket after a five-year ban for...

  • Federations asked to organise training camps from Aug 1st

    ISLAMABAD: Various sports federations have been asked to organise training camps from August 1 ahead of the 12th South Asian Games which are slated to be held in India in January next year, following a meeting of the Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) here on Thursday...

    Next year’s edition was due to be held in 2012 but is now being held in the second week of January in Guwahati and Shillong...

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