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  • Azadi Photo Walk

    As part of the celebrations, the TDCP organised an Azadi Photo Walk on Thursday at Minar-i-Pakistan to commemorate the valour, bravery and struggle that the Muslims of the subcontinent under Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah displayed almost seven decades ago...

  • Car, jeep racing banned in Karachi, Thatta

    The Government of Sindh on Friday banned car and jeeb racing and overspeeding in Karachi and Thatta for the next six months...

    The provincial government sent out a notification enforcing Section 144 (6) of the Criminal Proceedings Code (CrPC) on motorcar and jeep racing and over-speeding within the limits of Karachi Division and Thatta District...

  • A walk to remember: The miracle revamp of Karachi's old customs house walkway

    KARACHI: A group of Karachiites recently took it upon themselves to preserve the important historical and cultural heritage building in the busy downtown of the metropolis with an aim to re claim public spaces...

    The movement, named Eduljee Dinshaw Road project, aimed to restore the grandeur of the Karachi Port Trust and Imperial Customs House buildings and give a facelift to the area spanning over half a kilometre...

  • Canadian-American family, kidnapped in 2012 in Afghanistan, recovered by Pakistan Army

    ""They were captured by terrorists from Afghanistan in 2012 and kept as hostages there," the ISPR handout read...

    "Although the identities of the recovered hostages have not yet been revealed or confirmed by the army's media wing, they are believed to be Joshua Boyle and Caitlan Coleman, kidnapped in Afghanistan in 2012 while on a backpacking trip, and their three children — all of whom were born in captivity...

  • Bhoja Air, CAA officials booked over 2012 crash

    The complainant Abid Rehman, who is a Karachi native, told Dawn that the heirs of the victims of the Bhoja Air crash had submitted a petition before the Islamabad High Court (IHC) in 2012...

    “I submitted the complaint and flew back to Karachi,” he said, adding that he had now come to know that a case had been registered...

  • Over 200 children died of measles in 2012, Sindh PA told

    KARACHI: As many as 209 children died of measles in the province in 2012, according to one of the written replies tabled in the Sindh Assembly on Monday...

    Names of some of the other districts and the number of deaths are: Qambar (21 deaths); Dadu (19); Khairpur (16); Karachi (15); Jacobabad (13); and Ghotki (12)...

  • ‘CDA approved new US embassy building in 2012’

    The audit report also cited a letter from a security agency dated 2012, which pointed out that the rooftop of the eight-storey building could be utilized for installing surveillance devices to monitor government offices...

    He said the civic agency told him in writing that they gave approval to the US Embassy for a ground plus seven storeys building in 2012...

  • LinkedIn warns of data leak from 2012 hack

    WASHINGTON: The professional social network LinkedIn told members Wednesday that data from some 100 million users stolen in a 2012 hack had been leaked online, and recommended a change in passwords...

    LinkedIn had said in 2012 that some 6...

  • PPL reverts to 2012 oil policy

    ON November 5, Pakistan Petroleum Limited surprised the market by announcing that it had opted to convert to the Exploration and Production Policy 2012 for concessions operated by it as well as for those concessions where it is a joint venture partner with other operators...

    In a filing with the stock exchange, PPL explained that “the effect of the conversion would be that in the event of a new discovery in any new exploratory effort...

  • California shooter Farook plotted 2012 attack: US senator

    "He has admitted that in 2012 they had something in mind and they didn't do it because there had been some immediate arrests by the counter-terrorism people," Risch told CNN...

    The 24-year-old Marquez bought the guns legally in 2011 or 2012 and then gave or sold them to Farook, federal officials told The New York Times...

  • 10 policemen, seven polio volunteers killed in Sindh since 2012

    KARACHI: The killing of seven policemen guarding polio workers during a vaccination campaign was the first of its kind in two years in the city and gravest in terms of killing of policemen taking their death toll to 10 since 2012, officials said on Wednesday...

    Before this attack, official figures show that seven polio workers and three policemen had been killed in 13 incidents in Sindh while Karachi was predominantly the major...

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