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  • Karachi police arrest alleged killer of senior journalist Zeba Burney

    Police on Saturday claimed to have arrested the killer of senior journalist Zeba Burney, who was murdered at her Karachi residence a day before Eidul Fitr, a press release said...

    Within a few days after the incident, the investigation arm of police (East zone) arrested suspect Kashif Jameel for Burney's murder, in what Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Investigation East Zulfiqar Mahar said was a challenging case for the...

  • A student remembers Naushaba Burney

    Naushaba (nee Hussain) Burney was one of my teachers at Karachi University’s newly founded department of journalism...

    Pakistan then had only three English dailies, Karachi having two — Dawn and Morning News...

  • Do Darya murder case: Khawar Burney opened fire on Zafir's car, his guard says

    A suspect booked in the murder of college student Zafir Zuberi near Karachi's Do Darya area on Monday recorded a confessional statement before a judicial magistrate, in which he claimed that prime suspect Khawar Hussain Burney had been the one who opened fire on the victim's car and as a result killed him...

    Khawar, his guard Abdul Rehman, his three underage brothers — Haider Hussain Burney, Hasan Hussain Burney and Hasnain Hussain...

  • Ansar shines as CAS Open Golf begins

    KARACHI: Ansar Mehmood made history on the first day of the championship by playing 7 under par on one of the toughest golf courses of the country as the 35th CAS Open Golf Championship commenced at the Airmen Golf Course and Recreational Park at PAF Base Korangi Creek on Thursday...

    Ansar played superb golf in strong windy conditions and has a lead of 3 strokes on Mohammad Ashfaq who is playing at 4 under par...

  • PML-N's Sheikh Ansar Aziz elected Islamabad's first-ever mayor

    ISLAMABAD: Polling for the capital's first-ever mayor has concluded and PML-N's Sheikh Ansar Aziz has been declared the winner...

    The PML-N fielded Sheikh Ansar Aziz, a friend of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, for the seat of the mayor, while Chaudhry Riffat Javed, Syed Zeeshan Naqvi and Azam Khan are contesting the seats for deputy mayor...

  • International Labour Organisation programme aims to improve labour welfare

    LAHORE: The Better Work Programme (BWP) will help improve Pakistan’s compliance and exhibit its commitment to improve labour welfare, International Labour Organisation (ILO) Country Director Ms Ingrid Christensen said on Thursday...

    “This program includes a comprehensive framework on improving industrial relations through training and compliance with International labour standards including occupational safety and health, nature of...

  • Karachi Sports Forum reaches out to over 50 hockey players, ground staff in welfare drive

    KARACHI: In its effort to reach out to needy persons of sports community in Karachi, the Karachi Sports Forum (KSF) has distributed ration bags, sanitizers and face masks among more than 50 ground staff and hockey players who had been trained at the Olympian Islahuddin-Dr Shah Hockey Academy...

    On the occasion, former hockey captain and Olympian Islahuddin, Olympian Ayaz Mehmood, Olym­pian Sameer Hussain, Olympian Kashif Jawwad,...

  • PFSA committed 'breach of trust' by making its findings public, say Karachi police

    Karachi police have expressed their displeasure over the attitude of Punjab Forensic Science Agency (PFSA), saying the PFSA allegedly committed "breach of trust" by making its findings public about the food samples collected from the house of two minor brothers who had ostensibly died of ‘food poisoning’ last week, an official told Dawn...

    The Karachi police official said they were writing a letter to PFSA that this was not an...

  • Donors hand over Darul Amans to social welfare dept

    LAHORE: After 10 years of providing technical support in restructuring the protection mechanisms and services of 35 Darul Amans (DuAs) in Punjab, the international development organisation Médecins du Monde – France (MdM) on Wednesday officially concluded its support and handed the operations of the shelter homes over to its institutional partner, the provincial social welfare department...

    The closing of the support programme was...

  • ‘Funds not being used for public welfare in Karak’

    KARAK: The district president of Khattak Ittehad, a rights organisation, Maulana Mirzaqeem Khan on Tuesday complained the district got Rs2...

    8 billion as oil and gas royalty and Rs900 million as production bonus during the current financial year but the money hadn’t been spent for the resolution of the local people’s basic problems
  • Favouritism mars process of community welfare attaches’ appointment

    ISLAMABAD: The recently conducted selection process for appointment of community welfare attaches in Pakistani missions abroad has apparently become controversial after a number of candidates levelled allegations of favouritism and political interference in the exercise...

    The process for appointing 18 community welfare attaches started last November with written tests conducted by the National Testing Service...

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