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  • Two dead as PIA employees, LEAs clash at Karachi's Jinnah Terminal

    KARACHI: In a bid to disperse protesting Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) employees at Jinnah Terminal, security personnel resorted to baton-charging and using rubber bullets, water cannons and tear gas shells on Tuesday, as Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif called for implementation of the Essential Services Act...

    Rangers and police deny "handling protesters violently" and firing at the site of the clash...

  • Punjab govt makes Model Town report public after court's orders

    A full bench of the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday ordered the Punjab government to make public Justice Baqar Najafi's report, compiled after a judicial inquiry into the 2014 Model Town incident, within 30 days...

    Following the court's order, the provincial government has released the report through the Punjab government's Directorate General of Public Relations's website...

  • German town bans male asylum seekers from public pools

    BERLIN: A town in Germany has banned male asylum seekers from public swimming pools after complaints from women that they were being harassed by migrants, AFP learnt Friday...

    A spokesman for the local government of Bornheim said the ban on male asylum seekers above the age of 18 came after six people filed complaints “over the sexually offensive behaviour of some migrant men at the pool”...

  • Bulgarian town bans face veil in public

    SOFIA: A Bulgarian town that is home to a Roma minority practising an ultraconservative form of Islam on Wednesday banned Islamic face veils in public, a first in the country...

    The town council of Pazardzhik in southern Bulgaria voted overwhelmingly in favour of the ban in all administrative buildings, schools, shops and on the street...

  • Air attack on school in Syrian town kills five children

    BEIRUT: A Syrian regime air strike hit a school in the main northern city of Aleppo on Sunday killing five children and four other civilians, a monitoring group said...

    “Military aircraft struck a school in east Aleppo city and killed five children, three female teachers and one man,” said Rami Abdel Rahman, head of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights...

  • Girls in Green touch base in Karachi

    KARACHI: It is a rare honour to return to your alma mater as a hero and see the pride in your teachers’ eyes while the students there look up to you...

    The captain of Pakistan’s women’s cricket team Sana Mir was lucky enough to enjoy such moments on Thursday...

  • Clean and green: Karachi's nurseries

    KARACHI: Driving down a road lined with plant nurseries feels like moving along a path strewn with flowers, especially during this time of the year when Karachi is enjoying winter as well as spring seasons both at the same time...

    “Roadside plant nurseries contribute towards beautifying the city,” says Mohammad Akhtar, the owner of Al Makkah nursery on University Road...

  • Karachi’s Green Line bus will be more beautiful than Lahore metro: PM Nawaz

    KARACHI: "It will be more beautiful than the Lahore metro bus," Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif told his audience during the groundbreaking ceremony of Karachi's Green Line Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system held at Nazimabad area's Anu Bhai Park on Friday...

    Upon his arrival in Karachi earlier, Premier Nawaz was received by CM Qaim, Sindh Governor Ishratul Ibad Khan and Director General Rangers Major General Bilal Akbar at the Pakistan Air...

  • ‘Green cover can protect Karachi from heatwave’

    KARACHI: By protecting agricultural fields and fruit farms in the rural areas surrounding the city, a green shield can be created, which would not only help provide protection against hot weather conditions but make these places economically viable...

    This suggestion was put forward by noted town planner and architect Arif Hasan at a consultative meeting organised by a group of concerned citizens at the Urban Resource Centre on...

  • President briefed on Karachi’s Green Line project

    KARACHI: The Green Line bus rapid transit project, which is expected to be completed by March 2020, would provide the much-needed transport facility to hundreds of thousands of people of Karachi initially with 65 diesel-hybrid buses, a senior official said on Monday...

    The disclosure came during a briefing by officials of the Sindh Infrastructure Development Company Limited (SIDCL) during a meeting presided over by President Dr Arif...

  • Chakwal’s historic public school converted into centre of excellence

    CHAKWAL: The Punjab government has converted Chakwal’s historic Government High School No 1 into centre of excellence which will be run by the Punjab Daanish Schools and Centres of Excellence Authority...

    The building of the school built by Sardar Chet Singh, Sardar Harbans Singh and their other friends in 1910 was demolished last year after being declared dangerous by the district administration...

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