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  • SHC seeks replies from federal, provincial govts over toxic gas leak in Karachi's Keamari area

    The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Monday issued notices to the federal and provincial government on a petition seeking an inquiry into the deaths of more than 10 people in Karachi's Keamari area due to a toxic gas leak...

    A two-judge bench, headed by Justice Ali Mazhar, also issued notices to the federal and provincial law officers, directing them to submit replies on behalf of the respondents and adjourned the hearing till March 11... ...

  • You block my seat, I will block your way!

    NAROWAL: An influential figure, who had lost the election of councillor, blocked a street and a sewage drain with bricks in Chak Bhopa village near Shakargarh to take a revenge from villagers for not giving vote to him in the local body elections...

    A resident, Munir Ahmad, alleged that Rana Sanaullah along with his accomplices abused and tortured women and blocked the street with bricks which caused a great deal of inconvenience to...
  • Two illegal wedding halls demolished in Federal B Area

    KARACHI: The staffers of the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation demolished two wedding halls constructed illegally on amenity plots reserved for a park and other amenity purposes on Saturday...

    Speaking to journalists after demolition of the wedding halls built on a playground and an amenity plot in Federal B Area, the minister said that the government had decided to take action and demolish all buildings on encroached pieces of land...

  • Protesters block tunnel at Heathrow airport

    LONDON: Activists opposed to the expansion of London’s Heathrow Airport blocked an approach tunnel on Thursday by chaining themselves to a parked vehicle, sowing traffic chaos around Europe’s busiest airport...

    The airport said police were dealing with a protest in a tunnel used by cars and taxis to access its terminals...

  • Fire erupts at 14-storey building in Karachi's Clifton area

    A fire erupted on Sunday morning at a building in Karachi's Boat Basin area which engulfed popular eateries located on the ground floor of the building, however, no loss of life was reported...

    The officials of Karachi Metropolitan Corporation informed Dawn that the cause of fire and the volume of losses are yet to be ascertained...

  • Doctor shot dead in Karachi's Kharadar area

    A doctor was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Karachi's Kharadar area early Friday morning, police said...

    Eyewitnesses and area residents told DawnNews Dr Zulfiqar Ali was returning home after closing his private clinic, which is located a street away from his residence in Khadda Market, when he was attacked by two men...

  • 4 policemen gunned down in Karachi's SITE area during iftar

    Four policemen were gunned down in Karachi's SITE area on Friday in what appeared to be an incident of target killing, officials told Dawn...

    Khattab said that the militant organisation was "newly established" and had previously claimed responsibility for the murder of a retired army officer in Karachi...

  • Citizen and traffic wardens come to blows in Karachi's PIDC area

    KARACHI: A fist-fight broke out on Monday between an enraged citizen and traffic police personnel as a row over motorcycle parking escalated near the PIDC traffic section at the intersection of Dr Ziauddin Ahmed Road and Club Road...

    PIDC area faces parking problems due to lack of parking space and traffic congestion...

  • Experts worry about growing polio incidence in Pakhtun area of Karachi

    PESHAWAR: Health experts have feared the surfacing of back-to-back polio cases from Pakhtun-populated slum areas in Karachi during the last one month may jeopardise the progress made by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa towards the eradication of the crippling disease in 2015...

    According to experts, Karachi has recorded 10 polio cases this year, seven of them Pakhtuns, who visit Khyber Pakhtunkhwa frequently...

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