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  • Over 250 pedal in Karachi to raise funds for flood-hit children

    KARACHI: Over 250 cyclists participated in The Citizens Foundation (TCF) Cycle For Change event on Sunday to help raise funds to bring flood-affected children in Pakistan back to school...

    A significant number of cyclist groups participated from various parts of Karachi and gathered at the TCF School Shirin Sultan Dossa Campus, Qayyumabad to advocate for quality education...

  • PPP fields unknown candidates for two NA seats in Rawalpindi

    RAWALPINDI: The nomination of unknown personalities for Rawalpindi city’s two seats of National Assembly (NA) by the PPP has disturbed old party workers who have announced not to support them...

    Disgruntled party workers say they will not support the newcomers and vote for candidates of other parties“The PPP gave tickets to Mr Abbas and Mr Nadeem and asked them to launch their election campaigns,” the city president of the party,...

  • PTI and PML-N candidates back ASWJ’s Farooqi on Malir NA seat in Karachi

    KARACHI: The Pakistan Rah-i-Haq Party — an electoral platform for the outlawed Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat (ASWJ) — on Tuesday claimed to have got support of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz and Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf for its key leader, Aurangzeb Farooqi, who is contesting elections on NA-238...

    Later, Mr Farooqi held a press conference with candidates of the parties, including Ejaz Khan Swati of the PTI, Javed Arsalan of the PML-N and...

  • ECP allowed to issue notifications of four PTI candidates’ victory in Karachi

    KARACHI: The Sindh High Court on Friday recalled its earlier interim orders and allowed the Election Commission of Pakistan to issue notifications of the returned candidates of three national and one provincial assembly seats in Karachi — all belonging to the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI)...

    The court had earlier restrained the ECP from notifying the returned candidates — Faisal Vawda from NA-249 (Karachi West-II), Jameel Ahmed Khan...

  • 250 illegal hoardings removed

    KARACHI: Over 250 illegal and substandard hoardings have been removed in Saddar, Gulshan-i-Iqbal, North Nazimabad and other areas by the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation during the Eid holidays...

    A statement issued by the KMC on Tuesday said that Karachi Administrator Shoaib Siddiqui recalling incidents of hoardings falling down owing to strong winds etc in the past had warned the advertisers to recheck and ensure that their...

  • Gold steadies below $1,250/oz

    LONDON: Gold steadied on Monday, paring earlier gains as stock markets and the dollar gained, with moves muted ahead of closely watched policy me­­et­ings of US and Japanese central ba­­­n­­­­­­­ks this week...

    The metal, which is highly sensitive to monetary policy and resulting currency moves, bounced to a 13-month high on Friday after the European Central Bank signalled an end to rate cuts, pushing the euro sharply higher versus the...
  • Turkey detains over 250 suspected militants: official

    ISTANBUL: Turkey on Friday detained 251 people in coordinated nationwide dawn raids against suspected Islamic State (IS) jihadists and Kurdish militants following a wave of deadly violence in the country, the prime minister's office said...

    “A total of 251 people were taken into detention for belonging to terrorist groups,” the statement said, adding that the raids took place in 13 provinces across Turkey
  • 250 mini hydropower projects to be functional in KP by end 2016

    PESHAWAR: About 250 mini and micro hydropower projects (MHPs) will become fully operational and functional to provide electricity to around 245,000 people in hilly areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa through community-based local institutional mechanisms by the end of 2016...

    “We, being the implementer, are confident that by the end of 2016 about 250 MHPs will become fully operational and functional to provide electricity to some 245,000...

  • CDA freezes nearly 250 officers’ salaries

    ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority (CDA), on Thursday, finally decided to freeze the salaries of around 250 officers for not submitting their educational credentials for verification...

    “Today, upon expiry of final deadline, we have decided to freeze the salaries of around 250 officers who have failed to submit their degrees,” CDA spokesperson Ramzan Sajid said...

  • 126kg of narcotics, 250 litres acetic anhydride confiscated

    RAWALPINDI: The Anti-Narcotics Force confiscated 126kg narcotics and 250 litres of acetic anhydride – a chemical used in preparation of heroin, and arrested nine people, among them a Nigerian national in nine raids it carried out across the country...

    Around 35kg charas was retrieved from a drug den in Pakhtoonabad in Mangopir area of Karachi...

  • Local start-up raises $250,000 in seed funding

    LAHORE: Sarmayacar, a syndicate of foreign investors working to promote Pakistani start-ups, has announced $250,000 seed funding for ProCheck, a serialisation and patient engagement service provider...

    It will also enable the start-up to establish a sales and service presence in manufacturing hubs outside Karachi, where it is headquartered...

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