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  • Two die from heatstroke in Karachi amid forecast of hotter weather

    KARACHI: Soaring temperatures claimed two lives in the city on Friday amid a forecast of a hotter weather in the next two days, with mercury levels expected to rise up to 40 degrees Celsius...

    Earlier, the Pakistan Meteoro­logical Department had issued a warning of rising temperatures in Karachi amid the already hot weather being experienced throughout Sindh...

  • Weather vane 'stolen' from Karachi's Frere Hall, Chief Secretary takes notice

    KARACHI: Chief Secretary Sindh Siddique Memon on Wednesday took notice of 'theft' of a rooster-shaped weather vane which used to sit atop Karachi landmark Frere Hall...

    Chief Secretary spokesman Naukhaiz Anwar Siddiqi said Memon has also ordered Karachi Commissioner and Karachi Municipal Corporation Administrator Shoaib Siddiqui to submit a report on the incident within two days...

  • Japan to provide Rs1.6bn for weather monitoring system in Karachi

    ISLAMABAD: The weather surveillance radars established in Karachi nearly 24 years ago will be replaced with a modern, digitalised system for which the Japanese government will provide a grant of Rs1...

    The Karachi radar system has played an important role in monitoring meteorological phenomenon in the southern area and tropical cyclones formed over the Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal...

  • Rain turns Karachi weather pleasant

    KARACHI: The weather in the city turned pleasant after many areas received light rain on Sunday evening...

    Met Office’s Karachi director Abdul Rasheed said that the weather would turn chillier in the city due to rain, as the current spell would also continue on Monday...

  • Airstrikes in eastern Afghanistan destroy IS radio station

    KABUL: American and Afghan officials say airstrikes on a remote eastern region of Afghanistan have destroyed a radio station operated by the militant Islamic State (IS) group...

    An official with the United States military said on Tuesday the strike had destroyed “Voice of the Caliphate” radio operated by IS near the border with Pakistan...

  • Comedian Sami Shah lands BBC Radio show

    You might have asked this question lately: where in the world is Sami Shah?The answer is: he's planning to take over Britain with a new two-part BBC Radio 4 series called 'A Beginner's Guide To Pakistan'...

    "How did I land this gig?" says the home-grown comedian of 'Black Fish' fame (a Karachi-based comedy troupe), while talking to Dawn...

  • The power of radio

    MARK Tully recently wrote, “Whenever I talk to students of journalism in India about radio I am told ‘It’s dead...

    As the presenter of a radio programme broadcast in Britain I know that’s certainly not true there...

  • Burundi army repulses coup troops in battle for state TV and radio

    Rival factions fought intense battles around the state television and radio complex, with broadcasts to the nation halted for some time, but resuming after a fierce attack by coup troops was repulsed...

    In the afternoon, after state radio broadcast a message from Nkurunziza, a major attack was launched by pro-coup troops, which was fought off, with station director Jerome Nzokirantevye saying it was “loyalist soldiers who are in...

  • India’s first LGBT radio show goes on air

    He is the host of “Gaydio”, the first radio show dedicated to lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender (LGBT) issues in India, where homosexuality is a taboo and gay sex can be punished with up to 10 years in jail...

    The weekly show on commercial radio channel Ishq was launched in mid-July and is aired every Sunday in Mumbai, New Delhi and Kolkata...

  • FREQUENCY: RADIO WITH HUMOUR AND A MISSION

    The studio of Radio Arman lies behind a thick steel door, deep within a block-long bunker...

    After each show ends, Sanjer spends the rest of his day overseeing other programs on Radio Arman as well as three TV news and entertainment stations owned by the Moby Group, Afghanistan’s dominant media company...

  • Radio Pakistan Quetta

    Know more: Radio Pakistan to go off air in favour of sports complexThis pattern seems under way yet again in the finalisation of the Balochistan government’s plan, as reported recently, to take over 64 acres of land owned by Radio Pakistan in Quetta which houses its supplementary station and some machinery and medium-wave and short-wave transmission towers...

    When the land on Sariab Road was allotted to Radio Pakistan in 1964, it was...

  • Donald Trump Jr appears with white supremacist on radio show

    WASHINGTON: One of Donald Trump's sons appeared along with a white supremacist while giving an interview on a conservative radio show, adding to concerns that the front-runner in the battle to be the Republican candidate in November's presidential election is willing to accept support from extremist supporters...

    Donald Trump Jr, who is actively campaigning for his father, gave an interview on Tuesday on "Liberty Roundtable", a...

  • Senate body endorses PCB request for launching TV, radio channel

    ISLAMABAD: A parliamentary committee on Thursday endor­sed Pakistan Cricket Board request for launching its own TV channel and radio stations to promote the game in the country...

    The Senate Standing Committee on Inter-provi­ncial Coordination (IPC), which met here at Parliament House with Senator Mushahidullah Khan in the chair, recommended the PCB should have its own TV channel and radio station...

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