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  • Bomb disposal unit to get costly gadgets, five robots

    KARACHI: The current wave of terrorism in the country has led the Sindh police authorities to give the green signal for procurement of gadgets, tools and machinery, including robots worth millions of rupees, mainly to modernise its bomb disposal unit, officials said on Saturday...

    The recent decision, they claimed, was going to pave the way for one of the biggest procurements of its history by the Sindh police’s bomb disposal unit as...

  • No ‘risk allowance’ for bomb squad

    ISLAMABAD: Despite having one of the riskiest jobs in all of law enforcement, officials and technicians of the Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) serving in the capital do not receive any sort of special risk allowance, the interior ministry has admitted...

    In its written response to a question posed by Jamaat-i-Islami MNA Sher Akbar Khan, the ministry told the National Assembly that the finance division had turned down a request for sanction...

  • Two die from heatstroke in Karachi amid forecast of hotter weather

    KARACHI: Soaring temperatures claimed two lives in the city on Friday amid a forecast of a hotter weather in the next two days, with mercury levels expected to rise up to 40 degrees Celsius...

    Earlier, the Pakistan Meteoro­logical Department had issued a warning of rising temperatures in Karachi amid the already hot weather being experienced throughout Sindh...

  • Weather vane 'stolen' from Karachi's Frere Hall, Chief Secretary takes notice

    KARACHI: Chief Secretary Sindh Siddique Memon on Wednesday took notice of 'theft' of a rooster-shaped weather vane which used to sit atop Karachi landmark Frere Hall...

    Chief Secretary spokesman Naukhaiz Anwar Siddiqi said Memon has also ordered Karachi Commissioner and Karachi Municipal Corporation Administrator Shoaib Siddiqui to submit a report on the incident within two days...

  • Japan to provide Rs1.6bn for weather monitoring system in Karachi

    ISLAMABAD: The weather surveillance radars established in Karachi nearly 24 years ago will be replaced with a modern, digitalised system for which the Japanese government will provide a grant of Rs1...

    The Karachi radar system has played an important role in monitoring meteorological phenomenon in the southern area and tropical cyclones formed over the Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal...

  • Rain turns Karachi weather pleasant

    KARACHI: The weather in the city turned pleasant after many areas received light rain on Sunday evening...

    Met Office’s Karachi director Abdul Rasheed said that the weather would turn chillier in the city due to rain, as the current spell would also continue on Monday...

  • Karachi residents, traders irked by prolonged power cuts in hot weather

    KARACHI: Residents of Karachi and traders have been experiencing prolonged power cuts and unannounced loadshedding for the past few days in the prevailing hot and humid weather as well as facing the problem of overbilling by K-Electric, it emerged on Thursday...

    Another resident, Salman Ahmed Khan, tweeted about prolonged power failures in many areas of Karachi and said that it had become a very serious issue for those Covid-19...

  • ECP extends date for disposal of delimitation appeals

    BAHAWALPUR: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has extended the date of the disposal of the objections/appeals against the proposed/preliminary delimitations of the union councils and wards in the rural as well as urban areas across the province for the upcoming local government polls...

    In Bahaawalpur, the process of disposal of over 550 appeals (from three districts) was being done by retired district and sessions judge...

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