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  • Fire erupts at 14-storey building in Karachi's Clifton area

    A fire erupted on Sunday morning at a building in Karachi's Boat Basin area which engulfed popular eateries located on the ground floor of the building, however, no loss of life was reported...

    The officials of Karachi Metropolitan Corporation informed Dawn that the cause of fire and the volume of losses are yet to be ascertained...

  • Human body parts found scattered in Karachi's Clifton, Defence

    Severed body parts of a man were found in Karachi's Clifton and Defence areas on Saturday, said police officials...

    Police officials added the recovered body parts were handed over to Clifton police for the purpose of completing legal formalities"All the remains belonged to the same victim and we have yet to locate the head and hands of the deceased," said Station House Officer Clifton while speaking to Dawn...

  • Two-day Karachi High Life Exhibition gets under way at Clifton

    KARACHI: Most of the visitors at the Dawn Media Group’s two-day Karachi High Life Exhibition, which began at the Palm Marquee in Clifton on Saturday, were interested in home items such as carpets and rugs, furniture and handicrafts...

    Featuring a host of Pakistan’s premium home brands in furnishings, carpets, upholstery and more, the inaugural Karachi High Life Exhibition will be open on Sunday, too, from 11am to 10pm...

  • Water commission bans all construction in Karachi's DHA, Clifton till resolution of territorial dispute

    The one-member water commission appointed by the Supreme Court to probe Karachi's water troubles on Monday imposed a ban on construction in Karachi's Defence Housing Authority (DHA) and Clifton areas until a territorial dispute between the two is resolved...

    Explore: Is Pakistan running out of fresh water?When asked about the number of commercial and business centres in DHA, the housing authority officials were caught unawares...

  • Construction of Clifton roads to finish in two days, says Karachi mayor

    KARACHI: City Mayor Wasim Akhtar said on Saturday that construction of roads in Clifton would be completed in two days while the construction of roads in all districts of the city was under way...

    He said that the completion of 650,000 square feet roads in Block-5 of Clifton in two days would provide convenience to residents of the salubrious part of the city...

  • 15-year-old servant murdered in Karachi's Clifton area

    KARACHI: A 15-year-old domestic servant was tortured and strangled to death in a bungalow in Clifton area, police and hospital officials said on Thursday...

    Clifton SHO Javed Abro said Mohammad Imran, 15, was found dead in a bungalow owned by a factory owner in Block-8 of Clifton at midnight between Oct 30 and 31...

  • Efforts on to save dolphin stranded in Clifton’s shallow waters in Karachi

    KARACHI: Amid crowds of people anxious to touch and take a picture of the dolphin that got stranded in the shallow waters at the Clifton beach on Saturday, a group of volunteers continued their efforts till sunset to rescue the animal in distress and release it back into the deep sea...

    We should help it return to its habitat and not harass it as stress can cause its death,” said Shoaib Abdul Razzaq of the World Wide Fund for...

  • ‘Clifton beach hit by sewage, not oil slick’

    KARACHI: Recent media reports of an ‘oil slick’ affecting Clifton beach were false and actually it was sewage, which was apparently flushed out from a drain and made its way to the beach, pointed out Dr Nuzhat Khan, a senior scientist, at a seminar held on Thursday...

    Karachi’s beaches pose a health risk to visitors, say expertsIn this context, she cited some recent surveys conducted by NIO according to which the raw waste from Cattle...

  • Fire engulfs multi-storey building in Clifton

    KARACHI: A fire engulfed three floors, including the ground floor, of a multi-storey building in Clifton on Sunday morning...

    Around a dozen fire engines belonging to Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC), Karachi Port Trust (KPT) and Cantonment Board Clifton (CBC) doused the fire after hectic efforts lasting several hours...

  • ‘Oil slick at Clifton poses no threat to marina flora, fauna

    KARACHI: An oil slick recently reported at the Clifton beach posed no immediate threat to marine flora and fauna as it’s in the advance stage of dilution, the World Wide Fund for Nature-Pakistan (WWF-P) stated on Tuesday...

    The oil slick, it said, might have occurred owing to oil discharge from a facility, or it may have leaked from a ship passing by the area and then, pushed by monsoon winds and intense waves, made its way to...

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