DHA traffic lights riddled with faults

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Just weeks after the authorities fixed the broken traffic signals in Defence Housing Society they have once again ceased to function at most of the important intersections. Signals are not working at Khayaban-e-Shujaat, Khayaban-e-Shahbaz and several other major roads. A senior Cantonment Board Clifton (CBC) official insisted that the problems might be temporary and caused by humid weather in the area. “Faults do surface every now and then. However, our officials do carry out routine surveys and get them fixed,” said Abid Shah, an engineer. He said he did not know of any traffic signals that were out of order. “It should also be kept in mind that the system is very old and we…

Cardiac Specialists Running their Private Clinics inside the National Institute of Cardio-Vascular Diseases

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Cardiac specialists are fleecing poor patients by running their private clinics inside the National Institute of Cardio-Vascular Diseases (NICVD) using the public-run hospital’s premises and facilities, including operation theatres, for their private practice. The doctors are charging exorbitant fees for their unauthorised practice which the NICVD management terms its evening OPD. The Sindh Health Department, however, is helpless in nipping this practice as a group of doctors has reportedly refused to accept the authority of the Sindh government despite the fact that the NICVD, the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) and the National Institute of Child Health stand devolved to the Sindh government under the 18th Amendment. After receiving a number of complaints that doctors,…

Propriety Rights Grant to 1,417 Goths.

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Sindh Chief Minister, Syed Qaim Ali Shah, on Sunday announced the initiation of grant of propriety rights to 1,417 goths. He made the announcement to this effect while handing over lease documents to Karachi’s old goths in Pipri- Bin Qasim, District Malir. Addressing a big public meeting, he said that the founder of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto had promised to give `Roti, Kapra aur Makan’ to the people. Qaim Ali Shah said in accordance with the same, today “we are initiating grant of lease and propriety rights to 1,417 goths.” He pointed out that there were some difficulties in the grant of propriety rights to dwellers…

Case Has Been Registered for Young child abuse

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According to details  a three-year-old young girl is being raped by unknown person in Gulberg. According to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital  MLO the  girl was brought to hospital in serious condition. From where she has been shifted to Jinnah hospital for further treatment Police has begun investigation on the case.

Sindh Governor Laid the Foundation Stone of Shahabuddin Market

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Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ibad Khan on Sunday laid the foundation stone of Shahabuddin Market and a five-storey car-parking plaza behind Empress Market, Saddar. Administrator Karachi Muhammad Hussain Syed, Municipal Commissioner Matanat Ali Khan, project engineer and other KMC high officials accompanied him. The governor, on this occasion, said though this project was delayed for some time, the work had now begun and would be completed in time. He said timely completion of this project would not only solve the problem of shopkeepers of the market but also resolve the problems of car parking and traffic jam in Saddar area. Administrator Karachi briefed the governor about the project. He said that besides the construction of…

Maritime Security Agency has Caught 31 Indian Fishermen Along With their 14 Boats

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The Maritime Security Agency has caught 31 Indian fishermen along with their 14 boats while fishing well inside the Pakistan waters. In a statement issued here on Sunday, the MSA said that the Indian fishermen were caught on Saturday about “110 nautical miles inside the Pakistan’s exclusive economic zone”. Sources said that usually fishermen were caught just a few nautical miles inside the other country’s waters, but the Indian fishermen caught on Saturday safely intruded about 110 nautical miles inside the Pakistan waters, which exposed the inefficiency of all border security forces concerned. India and Pakistan share the Arabian Sea and have their border at the Sir Creek, which has not yet been demarcated and…

More than 200,000 People were Deprived of their Cellphones During the Last Five Years

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Karachi topped the list of cellphone snatching across the country, a key indicator of street crimes, as more than 200,000 people were deprived of their cellphones during the last five years, it emerged on Sunday. The number of people whose cellphones were either snatched or stolen across the country, excluding Karachi, between 2006 and 2011 was over 400,000. A recently released annual report of the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) said that the number of snatched or stolen cellphones blocked since 2006 under their International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) numbers by the telecom watchdog with the assistance of the cellular companies and the Citizen-Police Liaison Committee (CPLC) stood at 623,495. During the five-year period, according to the…

20 Year Old Shia Man Shoot Dead at Karsaz

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A Shia Man Ali Hussain was gunned down by the terrorists of outlawed Nasabi-Wahabi outfit of Sipah-e-Sahaba and Taliban at Karsaz Karachi. Shaheed Ali Hussain, 20, son of Muzaffar Abbas was martyred by the terrorists of outlawed outfit of Sipah-e-Sahaba and Taliban at Karsaz Karachi. The armed Wahabi-Nasabi terrorists were opened the fire on Shaheed Ali Hussain, when he came outside from his home at Karsaz Karachi. He embraced martyrdom on the spot and later shifted to the Pakistan Navy hospital PNS Karsaz for necessary legal procedure. The target killing of Shia Muslims has been continued in embattled Pakistan but the government has completely failed to arrest the terrorists and their patrons.

KMC banned Weddings at Sports Complex

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The Karachi Metropolitan Corporation has announced a ban on the holding of wedding ceremonies at the football ground and the swimming pool area of the Kashmir Sports Complex with effect from April 1. The decision was taken by Karachi Commissioner Matanat Ali Khan while presiding over a meeting of the relevant officials in his office, according to a press release. He also directed the katchi abadis department to take into custody the entire record of the Orangi Town project directorate and take steps for the regularisation of 95 specified katchi abadis of the area. PPI