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  • Saudi police detain young woman for removing abaya: media

    Saudi police detained a young woman for violating modesty rules after she removed her abaya, the loose-fitting, full-length robes women are required to wear, on a main street in the capital Riyadh, local media reported on Monday...

    "Police officers have detained a girl who had removed her abaya on al-Tahliya street, implementing a challenge she announced on social media several days ago," the newspaper quoted Colonel Fawaz al-Maiman,...

  • Saudi police detain young woman for removing abaya

    Saudi police detained a young woman for violating 'modesty rules' after she removed her abaya, the loose-fitting, full-length robes women are required to wear, on a main street in the capital Riyadh, local media reported on Monday...

    "Police officers have detained a girl who had removed her abaya on al-Tahliya street, implementing a challenge she announced on social media several days ago," the newspaper quoted Colonel Fawaz...

  • Abaya not mandatory attire for Saudi women, says cleric

    DUBAI: Saudi women need not wear the abaya — the loose-fitting, full-length robe — a senior member of the top clerical body said, another indication of the kingdom’s efforts towards modernisation...

    On his radio programme, Sheikh Abdullah al-Mutlaq, a member of the Council of Senior Scholars, said Muslim women should dress modestly, but this did not necessitate wearing the abaya...

  • Centre’s nod needed for effluent treatment plants in Karachi, judicial commission told

    HYDERABAD: A Supreme Court-appointed water commission on Saturday directed a federal law officer to ensure liaison between the Centre and the Sindh government with regard to the approval of the combined effluent treatment plants (CETPs) for Karachi...

    The commission, which held its proceedings in the Sindh High Court, was informed by Industries Secretary Abdul Raheem Soomro that approval of Ecnec was required for five CETPs for...

  • Rangers man arrested at Karachi exam centre

    KARACHI: The spokesman for Pakis­tan Rangers, Sindh, has confirmed that a man arrested by police at the Government Pre­mier College in North Nazimabad for interfering in an intermediate examination was an official of the paramilitary force...

  • Bilawal puts blame for Karachi deaths on centre

    KARACHI: Unmoved by criticism from political parties and other segments of society over poor governance and mismanagement of institutions which aggravated the punishing heatwave in Karachi, the PPP has put the onus on the centre for the that deepened the power crisis and left people dying in the heat...

    It was the first time since the heatwave killed more than 1,000 people in Karachi that the PPP chairman summoned Sindh Chief...

  • Early learning centre opens at Karachi jail for children of women inmates

    KARACHI: “I want to be a pilot because aeroplanes can go freely wherever they want, I can fly out of here,” said eight-year-old Sara, sitting upright in her crisp new blue and white checkered uniform, unable to contain her excitement to see her new school...

    This was the Early Learning Centre (ELC), inaugurated at Karachi Central Jail by the Legal Aid Office (LAO), an NGO, which has been working for the rights of prisoners since...

  • Teacher found hanging inside Karachi coaching centre

    The body of a young teacher was found hanging from the ceiling inside a coaching centre in Karachi's Ranchor Line area on Saturday evening, police said...

    Two persons working at the coaching centre alerted the police after spotting the body of 30-year-old Sadiq Abdullah hanging from a beam in the ceiling, said City SSP Sheeraz Nazeer...

  • Sindh CM rejects Centre’s ‘high-powered’ body to transform Karachi

    KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that the announcement of a ‘high-powered committee on Karachi transformation’ by the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf-led federal government was beyond its constitutional mandate and amounted to encroaching on provincial authority...

    The chief minister pointed this out to Sindh Governor Imran Ismail in response to his Nov 19 letter through which he informed Mr Shah about the...

  • Centre to file review petition in SC against Karachi anti-encroachment operation

    KARACHI: Amid criticism from the business community coupled with serious concerns raised lately by political parties — both in government and opposition in the Sindh Assembly — the federal government on Tuesday decided to file a review petition in the Supreme Court against the ongoing anti-encroachment operation in Karachi that has seen thousands of shops and commercial facilities razed within a month, official sources said...

    The...

  • Centre notifies takeover of three Karachi hospitals citing Jan 1 SC judgement

    KARACHI: The Federal Ministry of National Health Services on Thursday notified that the three major hospitals in Karachi had been returned to the Centre as indicated in a Supreme Court judgement...

    It said the hospitals — Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre, Karachi, National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, Karachi, and National Institute of Child Health, Karachi — had been placed under the administrative control of the Ministry...

  • Sindh govt ready to sit with Centre & KMC to resolve Karachi’s water issue: adviser

    KARACHI: Adviser to Sindh Chief Minister for Information, Law and Anti-corruption Barrister Murtaza Wahab has said that the water problem of Karachi is worsening and asked the federal government and the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation to refrain from playing politics on the issue of water...

    He suggested that the Sindh government, federal government and KMC sit together to work out a plan to resolve Karachi’s water issue...

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