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  • Overheads behind bakra buoyancy

    Almost all the buyers Dawn spoke to had complaints of high prices, especially for the smaller animal (bakra, dumba) for two reasons: firstly, they were more in trade...

    “In fact, the price has witnessed a slight decline if compared to what the traders were asking a week ago,” says a city government official in the same market...

  • Everything to do with Bakra Eid

    KARACHI: The customer almost pounces on the sacrificial goats being pulled down from the truck, which transported them to the big city...

    I am also in need of money and don’t want to turn away my very first customer in Karachi...

  • Loadshedding ignites generator sales in Karachi

    KARACHI: As loashedding receded in recent years, the market for generators collapsed in the city of Karachi...

    But the latest row between K-Electric and its main fuel supplier, the Sui Southern Gas Company Ltd (SSGC), has reignited the generator market all over again...

  • Surge in generator imports gives reality check to govt claims

    KARACHI: The government’s claim of record improvement in power generation and zero load-shedding in industrial sectors got a reality check on Saturday as data showed import bill of power generating machines went through the roof in April...

    Anticipating further load-shedding in the coming months, traders and industrialists imported generators worth $162 million in April 2015 alone, a sharp rise compared to $86m in March 2015 and...

  • Heatwave and blackouts electrify generator sales

    KARACHI: Sales of power generators have skyrocketed by up to 40 per cent in Ramazan as citizens, hit with rolling power cuts and heatwave in the fasting month, consider other options...

    The situation is the worst in Karachi whose residents face unsche­duled blackouts of eight to 12 hours a day as the city’s main power utility, K-Electric, struggles to keep the lights on...

  • Generator sales decline amid improving power supply

    KARACHI: The demand for power generators remained depressed this season owing to steep price hike on account of rupee devaluation and improvement in electricity supply across the country, said dealers of power machines...

    “Generator market has no buyers in this year’s summer season,” owner of Sikandar and Co, Sikandar Shahzada said, attributing the lull in demand for generators to 40 per cent hike in prices...

  • 971 killed in first six months of 2015 in Karachi

    KARACHI: Over 970 people were murdered in the first half of 2015 — about 57 per cent less than the killings reported during the same period last year, it emerged on Tuesday...

    Know more: With 30-day police powers, Rangers see no time frame for Karachi operationAccording to a report compiled by the Sindh police and submitted to the provincial home department, “The murders and targeted killings in Karachi are all-time lowest...

  • Rangers claim to have arrested 4,074 suspects in Karachi 2015

    KARACHI: Pakistan Rangers Sindh claimed to have arrested at least 4,074 suspected criminals during a total number of 2,410 raids and operations conducted during the year 2015...

    Assisting the police in Karachi since 1989 when the Pakistan Peoples Party government in the centre at the time had called in the Rangers and the Frontier Constabulary to curb rising political violence in the metropolis, the paramilitary force started enjoying...

  • Drugs in Karachi in short supply as price hike looms

    KARACHI: As a price hike looms, many medicines are ‘out of stock’ for the past few months while some are in ‘short supply’, retailers said while talking to Dawn...

    After getting a revised enhanced price list from the distributors, many retailers cut the original prices printed on the boxes and instead write the new prices...

  • Consumers in Karachi get fresh shock as tomato price jumps to Rs320 per kg

    KARACHI: Tomato prices hit Rs320 a kilogram on Saturday, sending a shockwave to consumers with a massive jump from Rs160 per kg in a single day...

    City govt has quoted Saturday’s consumer price of Rs199 per kg for tomato; item unavailable at this rate in the metropolisThe city government had quoted Saturday’s consumer price of Rs199 per kg for tomato which was Rs147 on Friday...

  • Tomato price again crosses Rs300 mark in Karachi markets

    KARACHI: Traders on Saturday increased the per kilogram price of tomato to Rs300-320 from Rs240-250 per kg even before the arrival of Iranian tomato in Karachi markets...

    Consumers in the second week of the current month had to pay over Rs300 for a kilo of tomato and many people are not able to pay the high price of the commodity...

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