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  • At least 17 injured in IED blast in Parachinar’s Turi Bazar

    At least 17 people, including a child, were injured in an explosion in Parachinar’s Turi Bazaar on Thursday, health authorities and police officials said...

    Speaking to Dawn, Parachinar DSP Najab Ali said that the cause of the explosion was an improvised explosive device (IED) that had been fitted inside a vegetable cart
  • Nawaz inaugurates Greater Iqbal Park in Lahore, says park not for sit-ins

    Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday formally inaugurated the Greater Iqbal Park in Lahore and said that the park is not for sit-in as protesters are often on the look out for such venues...

    "We should also post a sign in the park that it is not a place to hold sit-ins, as protesters are often on the lookout for such venues," said the prime minister...

  • Eyewitness recalls nobody helped Awais as gunmen snatched him from car park

    KARACHI: No one, including guards of a Clifton superstore, came to the rescue of Awais Ali Shah, the son of the sitting Sindh High Court Chief Justice, when masked men kidnapped him on Monday afternoon, eyewitnesses said on Tuesday...

    Eyewitnesses narrated that it took the men about five minutes to grab hold of Mr Shah and push him into their car as he continued to cry for help...

  • Crime diary: Car sales boom as do car thefts

    But there is a darker side to the boom too – car thefts have increased in the country...

    Several senior police officers agreed that car lifters provide an alternative market attractive to buyers who cannot afford the high prices of the regular market...

  • Asian Development Bank to fund IT park in Karachi

    ISLAMABAD: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide financing for setting up of a benchmark model information technology park in Karachi as well as help in developing a strategy for national IT parks, it was learnt here...

    The information technology ministry will implement the project in Karachi to construct the benchmark IT park...

  • Karachi’s iconic park given to Bahria Town

    KARACHI: The Sindh government on Thursday handed over Karachi’s iconic park — Bagh Ibn-e-Qasim — to real estate giant Bahria Town for 10 years in a move which the provincial authorities claimed would save funds and encourage private organisations to carry out social work and public service...

    A notification issued by the Sindh local government ministry stated that the decision to hand over the park “for adoption” had been taken after...

  • Bahria Town will not take over Karachi park until all stakeholders approve: Malik Riaz

    Malik Riaz, the owner of real estate giant Bahria Town, said Friday that his company will not take over Karachi’s iconic park — Bagh Ibn-e-Qasim — until all stakeholders, including mayor Waseem Akhtar agree to hand it over to them...

    Riaz's statement is a response to Friday's news report saying the Sindh government had decided to hand over the park to Bahria Town for 10 years in a move which the provincial authorities claimed would...

  • MQM worker handed 24 years in prison for dumping weapons at Karachi amusement park

    An anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Karachi on Saturday awarded a collective sentence of 24 years imprisonment to a suspect associated with the Altaf Hussain-led Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) in a case pertaining to dumping of explosives and illicit arms in Karachi's Go Aish amusement park...

    Noman Khan was found guilty of possessing explosive substances and illegal weapons which he had dumped in the park in 2017...

  • Gourmands descend upon Clifton park as Karachi Eat 2020 opens

    KARACHI: With 101 eateries and thousands of foodies eager to taste everything on offer, the much-awaited three-day Karachi Eat 2020 Food Festival kicked off at the Beach View Park on Friday...

    The annual event at Beach View Park will continue till SundayBut at Abid Chatkhara, there was plenty of tawa chicken and not as many customers...

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