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  • Karachi braves another hot day as mercury shoots to 42°C

    KARACHI: As Karachi continued to sizzle at 42 degrees centigrade, hot and dry weather gripped entire Sindh on Tuesday with Dadu and Nawabshah becoming the hottest places in the country where the mercury rose to 46 degrees Celsius...

    While no heatstroke case was reported in Karachi, some 22 people fell unconscious in various areas of Dadu district and were admitted to private hospitals since there was no heatstroke centre at the...

  • Hot air from Rajasthan power plants may have fanned Karachi heatwave

    ISLAMABAD: Minister for Climate Change Senator Mushahidullah Khan has said that the coal-powered plants in Rajasthan, India, could have contributed to the deadly Karachi heat wave...

    His remarks caught many by surprise as his own PML-N government has ambitious plans to generate power from coal to overcome the electricity crisis, which is partly blamed for nearly 800 heatstroke deaths in Karachi in the past five days...

  • Hot spell continues to torment Karachi

    LAHORE / KARACHI: Karachi, and some other cities and towns in Sindh, continued to be in the grip of an abnormally hot weather for a second day, with the mercury touching the 43 degrees Celsius mark...

    The extremely hot weather has been affecting parts of Sindh because of a monsoon depression, which is otherwise bound to produce flood-generating rains in Punjab and over catchments of its rivers over the next two to three days...

  • 60 Karachi areas become ‘hot spots’ for mobile phone snatching

    KARACHI: The Citizens-Police Liaison Committee has identified 60 places in the sprawling metropolis where incidents of street crimes, particularly snatching of mobile phones, have increased alarmingly, it emerged on Sunday...

    Law-enforcement officials believed that with the identification of the 60 “hot spots” the area police could manage to cut the number, if not curb the menace entirely, of street crimes by effective patrolling and...

  • Real roll over Las Palmas to restore order

    MADRID: Real Madrid forward Marco Asensio added to his collection of wonder strikes as Zinedine Zidane’s side put their troubles behind them by cruising to a 3-0 victory over Las Palmas in La Liga on Sunday...

    Casemiro opened the scoring for the Spanish champions in the first half at the Santiago Bernabeu before Asensio and then Isco scored after the break to give Real their first win in three games in all competitions
  • KP to roll out centralised internal audit system

    ISLAMABAD: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has introduced a comprehensive policy for a centralised internal audit system across all provincial departments, offices and autonomous bodies...

    The internal audit function is being developed for the first time in KP’s history
  • Ronaldo sent off after scoring as Real roll over Barca

    BARCELONA: Cristiano Ronaldo made a big impact in his truncated appearance at Camp Nou on Sunday, scoring a sensational goal before being sent off for a combination of his provocative celebration and for diving as Real Madrid beat Barcelona 3-1 in an explosive Spanish Super Cup first leg...

    Ronaldo went on in the 58th minute and scored with a beautiful strike from outside the area to make it 2-1 in the 80th, earning a yellow card for...
  • CM suspends DIG prisons, warning more heads could roll after inquiry report

    KARACHI: Terming the escape of two undertrial prisoners (UTPs) from the Central Prison Karachi (CPK) a “most serious incident”, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Monday suspended the deputy inspector general of prisons (DIGP) ordering that the vacancy be filled with “a good police officer”...

    He said the two UTPs who broke the jail hailed from Karachi...

  • Najib critics roll out ‘Save Malaysia’ campaign

    MALAYSIAN opposition politicians and leading critics of Prime Minister Najib Razak unveiled a fresh campaign aimed at ousting him, after months of attacks over a funding scandal failed to substantially dent his support...

    Former premier Mahathir Mohammad and ex-deputy prime minister Muhyiddin Yassin were among those who addressed more than 2,000 people at a convention centre in the capital Kuala Lumpur on Sunday, with each of the 18...
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