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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...

  • Estonia to map DNA of its population

    Researchers at the national Genome Centre want to map the genes of some 11...

    The database is intended to find and map genetic variations, and will build on existing genetic records for over 52,000 Estonians collected since the centre opened in 2001...

  • 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...

  • Six TTP suspects killed in Orangi operation: Rangers

    KARACHI: The Pakistan Rangers, Sindh, on Tuesday claimed to have killed six Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan suspects, arrested a wounded suspect and recovered a child who had been kidnapped for ransom during two separate raids conducted in the Mominabad area of Orangi Town...

    The officer said that the targeted actions were carried out over ‘credible information’ provided by the federal interior ministry and the Sindh government that the...

  • Alarming rise in tobacco use among Orangi women, says study

    KARACHI: An alarmingly large number of women in Orangi Town are hooked to tobacco, says a recent study that calls for immediate preventive measures to control the use of the hazardous substance that not only puts women at a great risk of developing multiple illnesses but can also endanger and complicate pregnancy...

    Titled ‘Prevalence of tobacco use among women: a cross sectional survey from a squatter settlement’, the yet-to-be...

  • Orangi youths being picked up by police for extortion, PA told

    KARACHI: A call to purge the police force of black sheep bringing bad name to the government echoed in the Sindh Assembly on Monday when Muttahida Qaumi Movement lawmakers referred to the agony of the families whose youths were allegedly being picked up by unidentified policemen...

    However, he said, he wanted to draw the attention of the house to the plight of the people in his constituency of Orangi Town, where for the last two...

  • ‘Robber’ lynched, another injured in Orangi

    KARACHI: An enraged mob lynched a suspected robber and critically injured his accomplice in Orangi Town on Monday after the latter snatched Rs400,000 from a man, according to the Pakistan Bazaar police...

    Subsequently, Pakistan Bazaar SHO Zaheer Hussain talked to lawmaker Mehboob Alam over the phone regarding the issue...

  • Another policeman shot dead in Orangi

    KARACHI: A policeman was shot dead in an armed attack in Orangi Town on Tuesday, officials said...

    They said assailants targeted 26-year-old Sher Ali aka Munna when he was sitting at a roadside eatery near his residence in Orangi Town 15-D...

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