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  • Water in Karachi's Orangi town contaminated with fecal waste: study

    KARACHI: A recent study has shown high levels of fecal contamination and rare presence of chlorine in the piped water being supplied to Orangi Town...

    The study published in the Bulletin of Environment, Pharmacology and Life Sciences, an online journal of the Academy for Environment and Life Sciences, India, was conducted at the Institute of Environmental Studies of Karachi University...

  • Two men arrested for 'honour killing' in Orangi Town

    KARACHI: Police arrested two people for killing a female relative and injuring a man in Orangi Town in an incident of 'honour' killing on Monday...

    In April, police arrested a young man man in Orangi Town for slitting his teenage sister's throat and watching her bleed to death...

  • Suspect arrested for murder of three minors in Orangi Town

    KARACHI: Police arrested a man suspected of the murder of three minor children in Orangi Town, Karachi-West Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Azfar Mahesar announced on Wednesday...

    Eight-year-old Afra, her 10-year-old sister Nimra and eight-year-old cousin Mohammed Ali were found dead in a house in Orangi Town Sector 10 on Tuesday, police officials earlier said...

  • CM unveils Orange Line rapid bus transport project in Orangi Town

    KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah performed the groundbreaking ceremony of the Orange Line rapid bus transport project (RBT) by unveiling a plaque at the TMA Park in Orangi Town on Friday...

    The chief minister said after unveiling the plaque that his government had carried out many development works in Karachi...

  • Bringing technology to children of Karachi's Orangi

    KARACHI: To acquaint schoolchildren of Orangi with a sound technological base, a new media art workshop titled ‘Technology for Life’ was organised by the Karachi Biennale 2017, in collaboration with the Orangi Pilot Project and Goethe Institut, Karachi...

    Eight graders from different private schools in Orangi were part of the workshop which was conducted by Stephen Kovats and Wolfgang Spahn who have worked in Sudan and Indonesia on...

  • Rights activist, art teacher Lala Rukh passes away

    LAHORE: Founding Women’s Action Forum (WAF) member and famous artist Prof Lala Rukh, close to many a hearts when it comes to struggle for women rights and a popular teacher of Fine Arts students, passed away here in Lahore on Friday...

    Lala Rukh did MFA from the Punjab University and also from the Chicago University, USA...

  • Lala Amir Siddiqui — an exemplary man of Peshawar City

    Lala Amir Siddiqui, one of the founding members and general secretary of Peshawar Press Club, who was correspondent of pre-partition Zamindaar newspaper, was remembered by veteran journalists and friends on his first death anniversary observed at Iranian Culture Center in Peshawar on Tuesday afternoon...

    Lala was a man whom everyone consulted for he was respected for his honest opinion and experience in newspaper industry...

  • Veteran nationalist Afzal Khan Lala dies

    MINGORA: Afzal Khan Lala, veteran nationalist leader, who refused to leave Swat to Taliban in 2007 after surviving several attacks on his life, was laid to rest in his ancestral village Durushkhela here on Sunday...

    Afzal Khan, commonly known as Khan Lala, was born in 1926 in DurushKhela, Swat in the house of a well-known landlord Habib Khan (Darmai Khan), a staunch opponent of the then rulers of Swat...

  • Afzal Khan Lala championed Pakhtun nationalism

    PESHAWAR: Afzal Khan, affectionately called Khan Lala by party workers and supporters, was one of the last veteran Pakhtun nationalists, who continued to campaign for Pakhtun national unity -- uniting Pakhtuns on both sides of the Durand Line -- though many in his own Awami National Party had moved on to embrace ‘pragmatic’ politics to call for uniting the people in one administrative unit on this side of the border...

    Khan Lala had...

  • 300 villages hit by fury of water in Lala Creek

    The riverine belt (katcha) and ‘pakka katcha’ where an offshoot of river Indus ? Lala Creek ? flows along western borders of Layyah city, washed away crops on thousands of acres and hundreds of villages...

    The 30-mile Lala Creek flows through Tehsil Layyah from Shaadu Khan Union Council to Dholwala irrigation system in Bhakkari Ahmed Khan UC...

  • Afzal Khan Lala remembered for his services

    PESHAWAR: Speakers at a condolence reference on Saturday paid rich tributes to late nationalist leader Mohammad Afzal Khan Lala for the services he rendered for unity and welfare of the Pakhtuns...

    They said Khan Lala always raised voice for identity of Pakhtuns even in parliament, saying that he proved himself to be real brave Pakhtun leader of the region...

  • Humayun Saeed and Marina Khan return in 'Lala Begum'

    Everyone who loved Marina Khan's comeback in Jackson Heights, take note: Lala Begum, a short film by Mehreen Jabbar, is on its way featuring actors Humayun Saeed and Sonya Rehman, and writer Mohammed Ahmed...

    Although not much has been given out as yet, we can guess that Lala Begum will present Marina as a strict, authoritative lady...

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