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  • 3 bodies recovered from Karachi salon

    The bodies of three men were recovered from a men's salon in Karachi's North Nazimabad neighbourhood on Thursday, police said...

    "The men apparently died overnight due to gas leakage from a generator installed inside the salon," Senior Superintendent Police Central Muqaddas Haider told Dawn...

  • NAB official, wife booked for Karachi salon ransack

    KARACHI: The glass door with a sign requesting clients to be responsible for personal belongings swung open several times as clients went inside for various services from haircuts to facials and from waxing to massages being offered at television artist Shagufta Ejaz’s Envy Salon in Gulistan-i-Jauhar...

    It was just another normal day on Monday, April 4, when a certain client made her second visit in two days at the salon looking for...

  • Salon attack: NAB officer suspended till probe completion

    KARACHI: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has suspended its deputy director Mir Ausaf Ali Talpur after he and his wife were booked by police for storming into a beauty salon, beating up its staff and ransacking the entire place while suspecting salon workers of stealing her gold chain...

    His service has been suspended till the completion of an internal inquiry by a NAB committee that has been tasked to look into the incident...

  • Govt urged to pay heed to Karachi salon ransack incident

    KARACHI: At a press conference at the Karachi Press Club on Wednesday afternoon television artist Shagufta Ejaz requested the chief minister of Sindh to look into the ransack incident that happened a couple of weeks back at her salon and asked the authorities concerned not to extend the bail of the suspect...

    She said the suspect had trespassed into the salon, beaten up the security guard and harassed the women there...

  • Beauty parlour, hair salon employees not tested for Aids since 2002: ministry

    ISLAMABAD: Due to international obligations, health directorates of the capital have not tested the employees of beauty parlours and hair salons for Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (Aids) since 2002...

    He asked whether there is any law in Islamabad for the registration of beauty parlours and hair salons and whether Hepatitis and Aids tests of employees are being conducted...

  • ‘Lums seminar’ on Balochistan held in Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: “There were dead bodies found in Balochistan with Pakistan Zindabad carved into their skins,” Mir Mohammad Ali Talpur said on Saturday, at a seminar which had to be relocated to a different city for it to be held...

    While it was finally held at Kuch Khaas in Islamabad on Saturday, M...

  • Four ‘target killers’ from Karachi held in Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: Four men allegedly involved in incidents of target killings in Karachi and robberies in the federal capital have been arrested here, Dawn has learnt through reliable sources...

    Know more: Contract killers to be arrested in next phase of Karachi operationThe arrests were made during an investigation into some incidents of robbery in Islamabad, most of them taking place outside banks and involving people who had drawn cash...

  • Moral brigade active in Islamabad again

    ISLAMABAD: Are they back – the moral brigades that blackened the faces of women on advertisement boards in 2007?At least that is what people feared when they found bared arms and faces of models on billboards defaced in Super Market during Eid shopping spree...

    ”Sobia Amir, the owner of a salon, said her ‘well-wishers’ blamed the act on right-wing students, but felt “not much can be done about it...

  • Islamabad’s traders refuse to close shop early

    ISLAMABAD: Terming the government’s decision to close markets early ‘illogical’, the traders of the federal capital announced on Sunday that they would not comply...

    Addressing a press conference here at the National Press Club, representatives of the traders union and Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) announced that markets and shops will remain open late into the night, as government’s decision, in its current form,...

  • Mexico to reopen its embassy in Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: Mexico is reopening its embassy in Islamabad after a break of about six years as the Latin American country seeks to reinvigorate its ties with Pakistan...

    Mexico’s Ambassador to Iran Ulesis Canchola, who is also accredited to Pakistan, in a meeting with Chairman of National Assembly’s Foreign Affairs Committee Awais Leghari said: “Mexico was in middle of the process to reopen its embassy in Islamabad which closed in 2009...

  • What happened to the Islamabad Metropolitan Corporation?

    ISLAMABAD: Even as the ascension of Sadiq Khan, the new London mayor of Pakistani-descent, is celebrated by his compatriots, there seems to be little worry that their own local governments, which were elected amid much pomp and circumstance last year, have not even started working yet...

    His mistrust is not completely misplaced: the federal government has failed to transfer assets and responsibilities from the Capital Development...

  • A culture of greed: How CDA is destroying Islamabad's environment

    The Capital Development Authority (CDA) in Islamabad has recently announced plans to expand the Islamabad Highway (from Zero Point to Rawat) to five lanes on each side, felling around 300 fully-grown trees in the process...

    Also read: City to lose 620 trees for Orange Line train“Unfortunately, awareness about the environment is limited at the popular level and at the level of political parties,” argues Senator Mushahid Hussain, who...

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