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Rains wreak havoc on Karachi

Rains wreak havoc on Karachi

Rains and thunderstorms lashed out on Karachi yesterday taking more than three lives including a policeman due to electrocution and other incidents.  The rain followed record high temperatures which soared to 42 degree centigrade —…

Load shedding due to power theft, says KE CEO

Load shedding due to power theft, says KE CEO

Karachi’s power utility company K-Electric’s Chief Executive Officer Moonis Elahi on Thursday blamed the city-wide power theft as the main cause behind long power outages and energy shortfall to meet the demand.  He said the…

Sindh government extends lockdown till Aug 15

Sindh government extends lockdown till Aug 15

Sindh Government on Thursday extended the province-wide lockdown for another month till August 31 after holding consultation with the federal government’s National Command and Operation Centre.  “In continuation of order of even number dated 1…

Six killed as monsoon rains lash down on Karachi

Six killed as monsoon rains lash down on Karachi

Karachi was battered by monsoon rains on Monday after clouds gathered on the sky engulfing the entire city in its fold.  As per media reports, the rain caused widespread power outages, huge losses to the…

CDA halts construction work on Krishna temple

CDA halts construction work on Krishna temple

The Capital Development Authority (CDA) of Islamabad has halted the construction work on the Shri Krishna Temple after the authorities said that it had not issued a no-objection certificate for the temple.  Hindu community in…

End KE monopoly in Karachi, traders ask the government

End KE monopoly in Karachi, traders ask the government

Karachi-based industrialists and businessmen have urged the government to end the K-Electric’s monopoly in the electricity sector of the metropolitan city.  They said the monopolistic power of the utility company has led to an exploitation…

Chinese firm to Explore Saindak for gold, copper and silver reserves

Chinese firm to Explore Saindak for gold, copper and silver reserves

The government of Balochistan province on Wednesday awarded a no-objection certificate (NOC) to the Meteorological Construction Company of China (MCC) — registered under the local name of Saindak Metals Ltd to explore and develop the…

K-Electric, government trade barbs over Karachi power outages

K-Electric, government trade barbs over Karachi power outages

Residents of the country’s largest city Karachi have had to sit hours of load shedding in temperatures as high as 39 degree centigrade while the government and K-Electric lay blame on each other for energy…

Renowned scholar Allama Talib Jauhari passes away

Renowned scholar Allama Talib Jauhari passes away

80-year-old eminent Shia scholar, poet, and orator Allama Talib Jauhari passed away in a private hospital of Karachi, Pakistan on Sunday.  His last rites were performed at the Amroha Ground, Ancholi, Karachi where thousands gathered…

The ban is badly affecting flour millers in Balochistan

The ban is badly affecting flour millers in Balochistan

On Monday, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (QCCI) and the Balochistan Flour Mills Association (BFMA) voiced concern over the ban on inter-district and inter-provincial wheat movement after 16 April. They said that the ban is…

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