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  • CITIES: A KARACHI BY ANY OTHER NAME

    Defining Karachi is always difficult...

    Is it a port city or an industrial hub? Can Karachi best be described as the city of Urdu speakers or is it actually a mini Pakistan? The truth is that Karachi is so large in terms of both area and population, that its neighbourhoods can easily be thought of as distinct towns, each with its own subculture and history...

  • Analysis: In the name of Karachi

    KARACHI: With the so-called “million march” of the Pak Sarzameen Party, held on May 14, unable to make a major impact, this season of protests, public meetings and sit-ins in the name of rights for the people of Karachi is coming to an end as political parties will pause for breath in the month of Ramazan...

    The parties, whether ruling or in opposition, are trying to entice voters by holding sit-ins, taking out rallies and organising...

  • Imran for including his name alongside PM in ToR

    SIALKOT: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has offered himself to be probed alongside the prime minister for financial matters if a judicial commission on the Panama Papers is set up...

    He told reporters at the factory of PTI leader Umer Dar here on Friday that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family were actively involved in money laundering and had several offshore companies
  • Sectarian leader’s name included in Fourth Schedule list

    GUJRAT: Punjab home department has included the name of chief of Aalmi Tanzeem Ahle Sunnat, Peer Muhammad Afzal Qadri, in the list of Fourth Schedule of the anti-terrorism law on the recommendation of the district administration and law enforcement agencies...

    They also sought inclusion of the name of some local “influential elements” who, according to them, had actually been extending practical support to banned militant outfits... ...

  • PTI leader asks Sharifs to return money ‘looted’ in the name of surcharges

    LAHORE: Former Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Punjab president Ejaz Chaudhry has hailed the Lahore High Court (LHC) decision exposing PML-N government’s extortion through different surcharges in power bills...

    He said the Lahore High Court had declared as illegal the recovery of surcharges like Equalisation Surcharge, Debt Servicing Surcharge, Universal Obligation Fund Surcharge and Neelam-Jhelum Surcharge, under electricity bills
  • NGOs warned against using name of women jirga

    MINGORA: Khwendo Jirga chairperson and women rights activist Tabassum Adnan said here on Thursday that some non-governmental organisations were using the name of her jirga for their benefits...

    “This is really strange and illegal that some NGOs are trying to hijack our deeds by labelling their name on it,” she said, adding that by taking credit for their activities, the NGOs were trying to get funds from donors...

  • Mustafa Kamal vows to name eight Altaf aides linked with RAW

    Speaking to the media in a local hotel on Monday, Mr Kamal continuing his outburst against Altaf Hussain and his close aides, lashed out at them for having “bargained over Karachi” and warned the government and the nation that the country’s jugular vein was in the hands of “RAW agents”...

    “These agents have been receiving funds from RAW for the last 22 years and destroying peace in Karachi,” he alleged, and stressed that if the...

  • Hospital upgraded in name only

    FAISALABAD: The upgraded 250-bed General Hospital, Ghulam Muhammadabad, which was inaugurated on March 16, 2013, still lacks major specialties and the patients are mostly referred to the Allied or DHQ hospitals while only a few are treated at its 10-bed emergency and medical ward...

    A gastroenteritis outbreak in the D-Block of Ghulam Muhammadabad in 2006 had panicked the then chief minister Pervaiz Elahi who had announced hospital’s...
  • Ex-minister seeks removal of name from ECL

    In the petition filed with the IHC, Mr Kazmi argued that he could not perform Haj or deliver lectures outside Pakistan since his name was included in the ECL...

    Furthermore, the name of the petitioner was also placed in the ECL...

  • Indonesian’s odd name lands him new job

    PASURUAN: An Indonesian can thank his parents after his unusual name not only spared him a traffic ticket but also landed him a job with the police who stopped him...

    Cops were shocked when they pulled over the 22-year-old for driving without a licence and discovered his name was Polisi, which means police in Indonesian...

  • Dr Asim's name to be struck off ECL

    The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the Interior Ministry to strike PPP leader Dr Asim Hussain's name off the Exit Control List (ECL), allowing him to travel abroad for medical treatment...

    Justice Masheer Alam and Justice Qazi Faez Isa heard the case regarding the removal of Dr Asim's name from the no-fly list...

  • North Korea 'full of rage, anger' over name being put on US 'wretched' terror list

    “Our army and people are full of rage and anger towards the heinous gangsters who dared to put the name of our sacred country in this wretched list of 'terrorism',” North Korean state news agency KCNA quoted a foreign ministry spokesperson as saying...

    “The nuclear weapons of the DPRK are the deterrence to safeguard our sovereignty,” it said, using the initials of the North's official name...

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