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  • Pilgrims flock to Manghopir shrine as Taliban threat recedes

    KARACHI: The lean days appear to be over for Mor Sahib, an 87-year-old crocodile venerated by the Sheedi community, as pilgrims once again flock to the Manghopir shrine that has been shunned for years amid fears of Taliban attacks...

    At the nearby police station they killed 18 policemen,” said shrine caretaker Mohammed Yaseen, light glinting off tiny mirrors stitched into his traditional cap...

  • My first meeting with Dr Ruth Pfau, the angel of Manghopir

    When I first saw Dr Ruth Pfau sitting under an old banyan tree in Manghopir, it reminded me of a childhood story told by my great grandmother, Babi...

    That image came to mind when I saw Dr Pfau sitting and knitting under a banyan tree in the hilly area of Manghopir, a poor neighbourhood of Karachi...

  • Three ‘LJ militants’ held in Manghopir

    KARACHI: Police on Sunday claimed to have arrested three suspected militants belonging to the banned Lashkar-i-Jhangvi in a Manghopir area...

    An official of the counter-terrorism department, Ali Raza, said that the police carried out a targeted raid in Manghopir’s MPR Colony and took into custody the three suspects — Zubair, Asif and Umair...

  • Sindh Rangers personnel intercept and kill suspected suicide attacker near Manghopir

    A suspected suicide attacker was killed in an exchange of fire with security personnel near a Rangers check post located in Manghopir area on the outskirts of Karachi on Saturday, DawnNewsTV reported...

    In March this year, a soldier of Pakistan Rangers was killed and three others suffered injuries when a patrolling team of the paramilitary force came under attack in Lyari area on Karachi...

  • My first meeting with Dr Ruth Pfau, the angel of Manghopir

    This piece was originally published on August 11, 2017When I first saw Dr Ruth Pfau sitting under an old banyan tree in Manghopir, it reminded me of a childhood story told by my great grandmother, Babi...

    That image came to mind when I saw Dr Pfau sitting and knitting under a banyan tree in the hilly area of Manghopir, a poor neighbourhood of Karachi...

  • Jailed Indian tycoon seals deal to keep hotels

    MUMBAI: The Sahara Group of jailed Indian tycoon Subrata Roy said Monday it had reached a deal with Britain's billionaire Reuben brothers to avert the sale of three luxury hotels overseas...

    “It is a matter of great satisfaction to our chairman, Shri Subrata Roy Sahara, that the Indian flag will continue to fly on these three globally-renowned hotels...

  • ‘Food manufacturers, hotels ordered to use iodised salt’

    KARACHI: Speakers at a seminar on Saturday said the number of people using iodised salt had phenomenally increased in Karachi over the past few years, yet a large number of people were using salt without iodine and inviting a host of diseases...

    “The ratio of the use of iodised salt has tremendously increased from 17 per cent till year 2000 to 70pc now, yet millions of people are still not using it,” said Dr Zafar Aijaz, director...

  • Hotels, college canteens sealed

    LAHORE: The Punjab Food Authority teams on Thursday sealed various eateries, restaurants and food production units besides imposing fine on others in various parts of the city...

    A team headed by PFA Director (operations) Ms Ayesha Mumtaz in Data Ganj Bakhsh Town sealed Best Western Hotel’s Kitchen
  • Chinese city hotels asked to turn away people from five Muslim countries

    BEIJING: Police have ordered some low-end hotels in the Chinese metropolis of Guangzhou not to allow guests from five Muslim-majority countries to stay, though China’s foreign ministry said it had never heard of the policy...

    Three hotels with rooms costing about $23 a night said they had received police notices as early as March, telling them to turn away people from Pakistan, Syria, Iraq, Turkey and Afghanistan...

  • Swoop on two five-star hotels

    LAHORE: The Punjab Food Authority (PFA) swooped on two five-star hotels in Lahore on Friday as part of its drive to hunt those compromising pure food, cleanliness and hygiene parameters...

    A team headed by PFA Director Ayesha Mumtaz reached the hotels on The Mall and imposed Rs75,000 fine on each of them...

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