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  • Nisar chairs meeting to review security situation in Karachi

    KARACHI: Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan while speaking to media representatives in Karachi on Monday, said that the investigation pertaining to the Safoora incident is under way and a few suspects have been arrested...

    Nisar arrived in Karachi on a one-day visit to get a detailed briefing regarding Wednesday's terrorist attack on a bus carrying members of the Ismaili community near Safoora Goth in which 45 people...

  • Gen Raheel chairs meeting to review Karachi's security

    KARACHI: Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif on Wednesday chaired a security review meeting at Corps Headquarters where the military chief was briefed on the progress made in the ongoing Karachi operation, the military’s media wing said...

    The army chief commended intelligence agencies for achieving major breakthrough in unearthing various terrorist networks in North Waziristan in an attempt to dismantle terrorist infrastructure...

  • 12 picnickers drown at Karachi's Hawksbay beach, say police

    At least 12 people, including three teenagers, of two families drowned at Karachi’s Hawksbay beach on Saturday evening after they were swept away by strong waves, police officials said...

    The incident occurred when the families were picnicking at the popular beach despite the ban on swimming imposed by the provincial government’s Home Department during the monsoon season due to rough waters...

  • Karachi Platinum clinch top position as Beach Games conclude

    KARACHI: Karachi Platinum team secured top position in the third edition of the KCSA Karachi Beach Games which concluded amid great fanfare and success here as over 800 players and officials participated in it at the Clifton beach recently...

    Karachi Platinum finished with 1248 points to clinch the Dr...

  • DHA Karachi to rename Beach Avenue after Abdul Sattar Edhi

    KARACHI: The Executive Board of DHA in a meeting chaired by its President Commander 5 Corps Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar decided to rename Beach Avenue on Seaview in DHA Phase VIII as Abdul Sattar Edhi Avenue — in recognition of the philanthropist’s legendary services to the humanity...

    It pointed out that Beach Avenue is the most popular road of the metropolis which is frequented by the people visiting the sea in large numbers for...

  • Dar chairs Swat hospital board meeting

    ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar on Saturday asked the board of trustees of Swat Hospital Trust to immediately initiate registration of patients and their treatment at the Nawaz Sharif Kidney Hospital, Swat, without waiting for a formal inauguration...

    “Health services must urgently be extended to the people of the area, and this is our top priority,” the minister said in an official statement issued here
  • COAS Bajwa chairs ‘seven-hour’ huddle at General Headquarters

    ISLAMABAD: A special corps commanders conference that reportedly lasted around seven hours was held at the military’s General Headquarters (GHQ) on Tuesday...

    Chaired by Chief of the Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa, the huddle reviewed the security challenges facing the country, as well as the preparedness of the armed forces to deal with any situation that may develop
  • Nawaz chairs APC to allay China-Pak corridor fears

    He said that Karachi, Quetta, Lahore and Peshawar were marked as nodes, so that no province would be deprived of the benefits of the corridor...

    At the opening of the APC, the prime minister said that political party leaders would 'go to Karachi together' to assess the situation in the wake of a sectarian attack on Karachi's Ismaili community earlier on Wednesday...

  • Ban on prayers on chairs sparks outrage in Bangladesh

    DHAKA: A ban on using chairs in mosques has provoked outrage in Muslim-majority Bangladesh, with critics saying it will exclude the elderly and infirm from prayers...

    “Chairs have been used for prayers in mosques for years,” said Abdul Latif Nejami, one of the signatories...

  • Prayers on chairs ban sparks outrage in Bangladesh

    DHAKA: A ban on using chairs in mosques has provoked outrage in Bangladesh, with critics saying it will exclude the elderly and infirm from prayers...

    “Chairs have been used for prayers in mosques for years,” said Abdul Latif Nejami, one of the signatories...

  • PM chairs meeting to review Zarb-i-Azb, NAP

    Military operation Zarb-i-Azb was launched by the Pakistan Army on June 15 following a brazen militant attack on Karachi's international airport and failure of peace talks between the government and Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) negotiators...

  • PM chairs SC-mandated cabinet meeting today

    The ruling came on petitions by Karachi-based importers of cellular phones and textile goods, who had filed appeals against the federal government’s decision to withdraw certain tax exemptions on imported goods through notifications issued on April 4, 2013 and May 30, 2013...

  • Bilawal chairs People’s Party’s CEC meeting today

    Sources in PPP told Dawn that taking advantage of the presence of the top party leadership under one roof, the party might discuss the prevailing political situation in the country, particularly the tug of war between the Sindh government and the Centre over extension of powers granted to Rangers in Karachi...

  • PCA installing chairs in Open Air Theatre

    LAHORE: The Punjab Council of the Arts (PCA) is going to install fiberglass chairs in the amphitheatre of Open Air Theatre at the Lawrence Gardens...

    Now the council wants to put in the theater some 500 fiberglass chairs that, it estimates, would cover half of the theatre space...

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