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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...

  • Red-hot Rabada sinks England in fourth Test

    PRETORIA: Mercurial paceman Kagiso Rabada produced the second-best match figures by a South African to propel his side to a consolation 280-run victory over England in the fourth and final Test on Tuesday...

    The hosts needed little more than an hour on the final day to reduce England, who won the series 2-1, from 52 for three to 101 all out with Rabada returning match figures of 13-144 to confirm his rich potential
  • Kohli urges calm as red-hot India begin campaign

    After winning 10 of their last 11 T20 internationals, India are red-hot favourites for the World T20 and former batsman Virender Sehwag said last week he was “99 per cent certain” they would become the first team to win the trophy for a second time...

  • India noodle crisis: labelling dispute lands Nestle in hot water

    BARABANKI: The packets of Nestle’s Maggi 2-Minute Noodles that triggered India’s worst food scare in a decade almost got lost in the post...

    Returned months later to the north Indian food inspector who first sent the samples — after a detour via Shimla in the Himalayas — the consignment eventually reached a laboratory in Kolkata, where tests found seven times the legal levels of lead
  • Red-hot Falcao stars as Monaco thrash Lille

    PARIS: Radamel Falcao is making Monaco fans forget Kylian Mbappe’s departure from the French champions...

    The Colombian striker added two more goals to his impressive tally this season as Monaco heaped more misery on struggling Lille with a 4-0 win to provisionally move level on points with Ligue 1 leaders Paris St Germain on Friday
  • Bush’s brother in hot waters over Iraq war remarks

    NEW YORK: Jeb Bush, brother of former US president George Bush, is in troubled waters as his presidential campaign hit a snag after he said like his brother, he, too, would have authorised the invasion of Iraq...

    Some conservatives are criticising Jeb Bush for saying that “I would have and so would have Hillary Clinton, just to remind everybody”, Jeb Bush told Megyn Kelly of Fox News
  • PML-N’s blue-eyed bureaucrat in hot waters

    ISLAMABAD: An ‘influential’ additional secretary at the Prime Minister’s Secretariat found himself in hot waters on Wednesday when the Islamabad High Court (IHC) summoned the principal secretary to inquire about tampering of secretariat records...

  • Cool fashions, hot summers

    LAHORE: Retail brands and voile shows dominated the ramp on Day Three of the ongoing Pakistan Fashion Design Council (PFDC) Sunsilk Fashion Week, while the lounge areas also saw a flurry of activity with both the PFDC and Sunsilk corners involving guests and fashionistas alike in social activity...

    Retail giants such as Gul Ahmed and AlKaram showed their collections that will make it to shelves soon after the presentation at the fashion...
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