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  • RD on imported tiles, sanitary ware welcomed

    KARACHI: Welcoming the recent imposition of regulatory duties on imported items, CEO Shabbir Tiles and Ceramics Ltd Masood Jaffery on Wednesday said the measures would support the local tile and ceramic industry and discourage imports, particularly from China...

    Addressing a press conference, Mr Jaffery said tile and sanitary ware manufacturers support the 20pc increase in duty on import of tiles and ceramics, followed by imposition...

  • Solidarity with TMA head: Sanitary staff goes on strike in Okara

    OKARA: The row between PPP district president Ashraf Khan Sohna and Tehsil Municipal Administration head intensified on Tuesday as TMA staff and sanitary workers went on a strike in support of their boss, while three lawyers filed a petition for registration of a case against the officials involved in dumping garbage on city roads...

    Citizens were ultimate losers in this ‘tug of war’ as city roads and drains were left dirty by the...

  • CDGR diverts sanitary workers’ services to metro bus project

    RAWALPINDI: The City District Government Rawalpindi (CDGR) has diverted the services of its sanitary workers to removing the construction material waste left by contractors of metro bus project on the Murree Road...

    On their request, the CDGR assigned the duties of the sanitary workers to clean the roads...

  • RCB ignores sanitary services in civilian areas

    Though the cantonment board has employed sanitary workers for cleanliness of the streets, their number is not enough to cater to the needs of the areas...

    “The sanitary workers do not come to lift garbage and we have to pay to labourers to remove the waste...

  • Sanitary workers’ strike enters third day

    TAXILA: The commercial and residential areas of Hassanabdal wore a dirty look with piles of garbage littering the entire city as sanitary workers strike entered third day on Thursday...

    The protesting sanitary workers claimed that the newly appointed sanitary in-charge policies were anti-worker...

  • Sanitary worker ‘covered in filth’ dies as doctors won’t touch him

    UMERKOT: Police on Friday registered a case against six people following the death of Irfan Masih, a sanitary worker who lost his life a day earlier after being refused treatment by doctors at the Umerkot Civil Hospital...

    The victim’s father, Nazeer Masih, had filed a complaint against three doctors at the hospital — Civil Hospital Medical Superintendent Jam Kunbhar, Medical Officer Yusuf and duty doctor Allahdad Rathor — and three...

  • No Eid for sanitary workers

    A CDA spokesperson said holidays of over 2,000 sanitary workers and other officials of the relevant formations had been cancelled...

    “Under cleanliness action plan, more than 2,000 sanitary workers and supervisory staff will be deployed for this purpose...

  • Sanitary worker not paid salary commits suicide in Tank

    TANK: Nonpayment of salary for last five months and illness of wife forced on Friday a municipal worker to commit suicide by inhaling an excessive amount of tranquilising pills...

    The deceased Hashim Khan, 50, general secretary of the sweepers union, Tank, left behind his ailing wife, a 15-year-old son and four daughters to mourn his death
  • Sanitary worker sustains burns in suicide bid for wages

    NAUSHAHRO FEROZE: A sanitary worker, Naeem Sheikh, sustained 20 per cent burns when he attempted to commit self-immolation in Tharo Shah town on Tuesday reportedly over denial of his four months’ wages...

    A group of sanitary workers belonging to the Tharo Shah town committee held a demonstration at the institution’s assembly hall to raise their voice against non-payment of salaries for the last four months despite repeated protests......

  • Karachi operation is completely apolitical, stresses Corps Commander Karachi

    KARACHI: Corps Commander Karachi Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar said Saturday that the Karachi operation is completely apolitical, adding that it will continue without any discrimination...

    Speaking at a seminar organised by the National Defence University at a private hotel in Karachi, the corps commander said, "I assure citizens that our struggle against terrorism will continue unabated...

  • COVER: The heart of Karachi: Karachi Raj By Anis Shivani

    IN his debut novel Karachi Raj, erstwhile critic Anis Shivani depicts a year’s worth of Karachi life as viewed from the differing perspectives of an American anthropologist and a couple of individuals living in the low-income district of the Basti...

    Shivani’s first foray into the realm of fiction intrinsically grapples with an immensely complex topic — the stratified social layers of which Karachi life is composed...

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