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  • Senate committee to review KESC privatisation contract

    ISLAMABAD: The Senate’s standing committee on finance has decided to review the contract of privatisation of Karachi Electric (K-Electric) previously known as the Karachi Electric Supply Company (KESC) after its alleged failure to implement an agreement with the government...

    The KESC was privatised in 2005 during the regime of Gen Musharraf amid protests by opposition parties, including PPP, and workers of the company fearing layoffs...

  • Nominated suspect in KESC MD murder case arrested

    KARACHI: Pakistan Rangers, Sindh, on Wednesday claimed to have arrested a suspect allegedly involved in the murder of the then managing director of the Karachi Electric Supply Corporation and was nominated in the same case with his alias...

    “During an initial probe, the suspect ‘confessed’ to his involvement in several targeted killings, including the then MD of KESC Shahid Hamid,” the Rangers’ brief media statement read...

  • Bushra Ansari's fab website is a much-needed tribute to Pakistani TV's history

    Isn't it a pity that we aren’t better acquainted with our history?Our experience of the ‘golden period’, for those of us who have actively sought it out, is formed by slow buffering Youtube videos, the occasional screening of a classic, or the one-off exhibition of film buff Guddu Khan’s vast collection of memorabilia...

    We hurray at these scattered opportunities, hail them as ‘much-needed’ (which they undoubtedly are), but they're...

  • REVIEW:A history of violence:A Brief History of Seven Killings

    Marlon James’s Booker prizewinning novel A Brief History of Seven Killings is a fantastic attempt at recounting the attack on Marley through a variety of eccentric, rowdy and colourful characters that provide, to a reasonable extent, a clear, albeit bloody, insight into the violence-stricken Jamaica of the 1970s and ’80s (the story moves further ahead)...

    Here’s how A Brief History of Seven Killings moves into first gear by virtue of...

  • A Leaf From History: A history of ethnic violence

    Sociologists also trace the history of Karachi’s ethnic conflagarations to the 1960s after then president Gen Ayub Khan initiated a plan to settle Pakhtuns — his own ethnic group — in the city...

    MQM’s demands included the repatriation and settlement of Biharis (Urdu-speaking East Pakistanis who continue to live in refugee camps) from Bangladesh to Pakistan...

  • Satire website Khabaristan Times blocked in Pakistan

    KARACHI: Readers of the satire website Khabaristan Times were informed in a Facebook post on Monday that the website had been blocked in Pakistan since Wednesday (Jan 25)...

    there hasn’t been an official notification from any regulatory authority regarding the website being banned, but it can’t be accessed anywhere in Pakistan...

  • Nadra website 'temporarily affected' due to interest in Naya Pakistan Housing Programme: spokesperson

    National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) Spokesperson Faiq Ali on Thursday claimed that around 200,000 people from 174 countries had simultaneously accessed its website as soon as the Naya Pakistan Housing Programme was launched on Nadra's website...

    The spokesperson also claimed that 62,000 registration forms for the Naya Pakistan Housing Programme were downloaded in the first hour alone...

  • Website review: Knoword

    So here is Knoword — a website which helps exercise your analytical skills, improves your typing speed and enforces proper spelling habits...

    Knoword is not only a fun and great website to while away time, but it is also a fantastic way to keep your mind in tip top condition...

  • PTA denies blocking siasat.pk website

    pk – a local online forum – that they were forcibly shut down by the government, Pakistan Telecom Authority (PTA) spokesman Khurram Mehran said “no such action has been taken by the telecommunication regulatory body...

    ”Following the closure of their website, the administrators of siasat...

  • Website review: News in levels

    It is true that the more you read, the more knowledge you will gain and the larger vocabulary you will have...

    Yes, reading builds vocabulary and you come to know about your flaws and the ways to correct them next time
  • Website review: Recycle city

    ARE you a responsible citizen who recycles, reuses and reduces waste? Well, let’s check out if you really care about your environment and your surroundings; here is an interesting activity game at Recycle City!Here, you’ll play as a Dumptown’s new City Manager...

    When you begin, you’ll see Dumptown at its worst — it’s littered, polluted and nothing is being recycled or reused
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