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  • West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee attacks BJP over Kashmir bill, arrests of Mehbooba, Omar

    Chief minister of India's West Bengal state Mamata Banerjee has said that New Delhi took the decision on Article 370 without consulting other parties, adding that her Trinamool Congress will strongly oppose the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill that proposes to bifurcate the region into two union territories...

    We cannot vote for this bill," Banerjee told reporters, adding that "the government should have spoken to all political...

  • Economist's report marks Karachi as most unsafe city in world

    Karachi has been named among the least safe cities of the world in a report published by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) — the research and analysis division of The Economist Group...

    The report is based on the second iteration of the index, which ranks 60 cities across 49 indicators covering digital security, health security, infrastructure security and personal security...

  • Karachi least safe in 60 world cities: report

    KARACHI: Karachi has been named amongst the least safe of 60 major cities of the world by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) — the research and analysis division of The Economist Group — in a report released earlier this week...

    Karachi was rated at the last rank in the list of 60 cities, which shows Tokyo, Singapore and Osaka are the top three safest cities in the world...

  • 98pc drop in terrorism in Karachi, NAP implementation report shows

    Incidents of terrorism and target killing in Karachi have registered a 98 per cent and 97pc drop under the National Action Plan (NAP), according to an Interior Ministry document on NAP implementation dated Aug 31, 2017 acquired by DawnNews...

    The document reviews progress made on various areas under NAP, including the Karachi operation, militancy in Punjab, the process of reconciliation in Balochistan, tackling hate speech and...

  • LeJ prisoners who escaped from Karachi have crossed over into Afghanistan: CTD report

    The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) on Thursday said that two “high-profile militants” of the banned Lashkar-i-Jhangvi (LeJ) who earlier escaped from Karachi’s Central Jail had crossed over to Afghanistan from the Chaman border in Balochistan, DawnNews reported...

    In a report submitted to the Sindh home ministry on the orders of Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah, the CTD said that the police party tailing Shaikh Muhammad Mumtaz, alias...

  • Young maid found hanged in Karachi bungalow was murdered: report

    A four-member medical team from Civil Hospital in Karachi on Tuesday set aside an earlier medical report after it determined that a teenage girl found hanged inside a home in Karachi's Defence Housing Authority last week was, in fact, murdered...

    The new revelations flew in the face of an earlier medical report into the matter...

  • Militants ‘virtually’ running Karachi Central Prison, says CTD inquiry report

    KARACHI: An inquiry into the recent jailbreak by two high-profile militants of Lashkar-i-Jhangvi has revealed that some militants belonging to banned outfits were virtually running the affairs of the Central Prison Karachi by imposing their will on jail staff who follow their instructions due to fear or incompetence, it emerged on Monday...

    Sources quoting the report of the inquiry conducted by the Counter-Terrorism Department of...

  • CJ seeks report in Karachi maid rape case

    ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar has taken notice of the gang rape of a 12-year-old girl in Karachi...

    The action follows media reports that a girl — a resident of Kandhkot town in Sindh — was working as a maid at a house in Karachi where she was allegedly intoxicated and gang-raped...

  • Committee asked to report on power cuts in Karachi

    ISLAMABAD: A Senate committee has been tasked with submitting to the upper house of parliament a report on the power cuts which have reportedly contributed to the death of over 1,000 people in Karachi during a heatwave there...

    The report will be discussed in the coming session of the Senate which will begin on July 6...

  • Report shows remarkable drop in crime, terrorism cases since Karachi operation began

    KARACHI: Claiming elimination of 175 ‘terrorists’ since January last year, a report compiled by the Sindh police shows a ‘drastic’ drop in ‘acts of terrorism’ and murders in the city, which it attributed to the impact of the Karachi operation continuing since late 2013, it emerged on Wednesday...

    The report shows not a single terror act, 54 murders, a single kidnapping for ransom and 17 extortion cases, which have been recorded in the...

  • SC sacks KWSB MD after report reveals substandard water supply in Karachi, Hyderabad

    The Supreme Court on Monday ordered the removal of Karachi Water and Sewage Board Managing Director Misbahuddin during hearing of a case on the government’s failure to provide safe drinking water and sanitation facilities to the people of Sindh...

    A judicial commission headed by Justice Muhammad Iqbal Kalhoro formed to investigate the matter submitted a report in court today which revealed that drinking water supplied to Sindh...

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