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  • 12 picnickers drown at Karachi's Hawksbay beach, say police

    At least 12 people, including three teenagers, of two families drowned at Karachi’s Hawksbay beach on Saturday evening after they were swept away by strong waves, police officials said...

    The incident occurred when the families were picnicking at the popular beach despite the ban on swimming imposed by the provincial government’s Home Department during the monsoon season due to rough waters...

  • Karachi Platinum clinch top position as Beach Games conclude

    KARACHI: Karachi Platinum team secured top position in the third edition of the KCSA Karachi Beach Games which concluded amid great fanfare and success here as over 800 players and officials participated in it at the Clifton beach recently...

    Karachi Platinum finished with 1248 points to clinch the Dr...

  • DHA Karachi to rename Beach Avenue after Abdul Sattar Edhi

    KARACHI: The Executive Board of DHA in a meeting chaired by its President Commander 5 Corps Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar decided to rename Beach Avenue on Seaview in DHA Phase VIII as Abdul Sattar Edhi Avenue — in recognition of the philanthropist’s legendary services to the humanity...

    It pointed out that Beach Avenue is the most popular road of the metropolis which is frequented by the people visiting the sea in large numbers for...

  • Nerve-racking moments for ‘hostages’ of Arfa tower

    LAHORE: As the Monday’s earthquake jolted all parts of the provincial capital and made millions of people panicky, the situation at Arfa Karim Tower -- a 17-storey building -- was reported to be the scariest...

    Though a huge number of people came out of their homes, offices, schools, those present at the Arfa Karim Tower and the IT University functioning there escaped a stampede as most of them dashed from various floors towards...

  • ‘People have seen Eiffel Tower but not Lea Market’

    KARACHI: A celebratory spirit tinged with a bit of sadness marked the launch of a book titled Street Smart — Professionals on the Street by Rumana Husain at the Arts Council Karachi on Thursday evening...

    Giving a detailed presentation on her book, Ms Husain said it was penned to acknowledge the role of each one of the blue-collar professionals in Karachi...

  • Tower security

    I WOULD like to draw the attention of PTCL senior officials and other companies to the security of the phone tower in Balim, Chitral...

    Since January 2014, the tower has been functioning without any security guard...

  • 100 Muslims break fast, offer prayers near Trump Tower

    NEW YORK: A crowd of Muslims broke Ramazan fast and offered prayers on Thursday outside the Trump Tower in protest against the US president’s Islamophobic rhetoric...

    Trump Tower in Manhattan is home to the Trump Organisation, the heart of President Donald Trump’s business empire...

  • Deadly London tower blaze began from fridge: police

    LONDON: A fire that killed at least 79 people at a London tower block started in a fridge freezer, and the outside cladding engulfed by the blaze has since been shown to fail all safety tests, London police said on Friday...

    The speed at which the fire engulfed the 24-storey Grenfell Tower raised questions about the external cladding on the block...

  • 6 killed as deadly fire engulfs London tower block

    At least six people perished on Wednesday and many more are still missing after a massive inferno tore through a London apartment block, with witnesses reporting terrified people had leapt from the 24-storey tower...

    As smoke continued to billow from the charred building, survivors voiced anger over longstanding safety fears at the Grenfell Tower, which was home to between 600 and 800 people...

  • London tower blocks evacuated over fire fears

    LONDON: Thousands of residents from 650 London flats were evacuated on Saturday due to fire safety fears in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy, but dozens refused to leave their homes, according to local officials...

    Around 600 tower blocks are enclosed in potentially deadly cladding, with councils in Manchester, Portsmouth and London all announcing they were to immediately remove cladding from 13 structures...

  • Local residents voice anger over London tower blaze

    LONDON: Residents and campaigners in the London neighbourhood where a tower block went up in a giant blaze on Wednesday spoke angrily about longstanding safety concerns, saying they were ignored because the community was not rich...

    Damian Collins, former head of the Grenfell Tower Residents’ Association, said residents had complained to the local council over the handling of a major refurbishment of the building completed last...

  • British PM orders probe as firefighters search for bodies in London tower

    LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday ordered a public inquiry into the devastating London tower block fire which killed at least 17 people, with firefighters searching for bodies and dozens of people still reported missing...

    The 24-storey Grenfell Tower was home to around 600 people when the fire ripped through the building before dawn on Wednesday...

  • Final death toll for London tower blaze to take months

    LONDON: It will be “many months” before authorities will be able to give a final death toll for the London tower block blaze, police said on Wednesday while stressing the enormity of the task...

    “We are many months from being able to provide the number of people who accurately represents the loss of life at Grenfell Tower,” detective Fiona McCormack told journalists...

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