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Bengali, Afghan migrants to get ID cards, passports

KARACHI-uns-Prime Minister Imran Khan has announced that the government will issue national identity cards and passports to immigrants from Bangladesh and Afghanistan. He announced this while addressing a fundraising event for dam construction during his first official visit to Karachi on Sunday. The PM said …

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Private schools can’t raise tuition fee by more than 5%, rules SHC

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court on Monday barred private schools from increasing their tuition fee more than five per cent. A three-judge larger bench of the SHC comprising Justice Aqeel Ahmed Abbasi, Justice Muhammad Ali Mazhar and Justice Ashraf Jehan announced their verdict in an …

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Zardari’s pre-arrest bail in money laundering case approved

KARACHI -UNS– Karachi banking court on Thursday approved the pre-arrest bail of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari’s pre-arrest bail in money laundering case. The former president appeared in the court along with his lawyer Farooq H. Naik amid strict security. The court …

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Firefighters battle huge factory blaze in Karachi

KARACHI-UNS – A fire that erupted in a foam factory near a site area at Zia Chowk in Karachi on Thursday morning has intensified. As per details provided by the rescue officials, ten fire tenders, one snorkel and a water bowser are taking part in …

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Will clean Karachi in 6 months: Shehbaz

KARACHI -UNS – Former Chief Minister of Punjab Shehbaz Sharif on Monday said that arrangements for clean Karachi and water availability at homes will be done within 6 months and 3 years respectively. In his address to a gathering of traders in Karachi, Shehbaz said …

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First female Hindu candidate to contest elections from Tharparkar

For the first time, a Hindu woman from Sindh’s Tharparkar district has announced to contest the general elections. Sunita Parmar, a member of the Meghwar community, has filed her nomination papers for the Sindh Assembly seat in Islamkot, PS-56. She will run for the seat …

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Fazlur Rehman sworn in as Sindh caretaker chief minister

KARACHI -UNS – Former chief secretary Fazlur Rehman sworn in as Sindh caretaker chief minister on Saturday. He arrived at the Governor House in special protocol. Governor Sindh Mohammad Zubair administered the oath to Fazlur Rehman. Outgoing chief minister Murad Ali Shah, speaker Sindh assembly …

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Karachi likely to sizzle at 45 degrees as fresh heatwave alert issued

KARACHI -UNS – Temperature in Karachi is expected to reach sweltering 45ºC as the meteorological department issued a fresh heatwave alert for the city. Met Office says that a new heatwave of moderate to severe intensity would engulf Karachi and its suburbs on Tuesday and …

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Fauzia Kasuri joins PSP after defecting PTI

KARACHI: Former PTI leader Fauzia Kasuri Thursday formally joined Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP). She announced the decision during a press conference along with PSP leaders Mustafa Kamal and others. Mustafa Kamal said that Fauzia Kasuri is part of the PSP from today.

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PM condoles with family of Sabika

KARACHI -UNS- Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi arrived in Karachi on Sunday and visited the home of Sabika Sheikh, a 17-year-old Pakistani student who was killed along nine others in shooting at a school in Texas, US. The PM offered condolences to parents, brother and …

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