Karachi Delved in to darkness in the Wee Hours of Saturday

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Main region of the city delved into night after extra-high tension lines triggered in Saturday wee hours; also, the street lighting went off tossing the streets in delivered black. High stress range of Karachi Electric Supply Company (KESC) triggered instantaneously resulting in the unexpected revocation of energy to the most places of the town, appearing serious problems to the people. The places where energy is revoked include Gurumandir, Jahangir Road, Teen Hatti, Karimabad, Federal B. Area, Sohrab Goth, Sarjani Town, New Karachi, North Karachi, Buffer Zone, Paposhnagar and Golimar. The KESC said as much as 40 percent of the town delved into darkness due to the problem; however, the problem will be set right soon….

Violence Claims Five More Innocent Lives in Karachi

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While law enforcement agencies attempt to control violence and unrest in the city, the most recent spate of firing incidents took five lives in Karachi on Wednesday.  Unidentified men opened fire on and killed a man identified as Qari Muhammad Imran at a cell phone shop near Filmistan Cinema on Nishtar Road. The deceased was a muezzin at a nearby mosque. Following the incident, people burned tyres and created an uproar, resulting in halting of traffic from Teen Hatti to Lasbela. A man identified as Shujaat Hussain was killed when unidentified men fired upon him in Orangi Town. Ghulam Muhammad in Manghopir and Maulana Saifullah in Korangi 51/C were killed by unidentified men, while an unidentified man…

Governor Laid Foundation Stone of Liaquatabad Flyover

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Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ibad laid the foundation stone of another flyover in Liaquatabad at Dakkhana on Sunday. He said that the flyover would be completed in six months with an estimated cost of Rs369million. He said that Sharhah-i-Pakistan was an important corridor, which connected the city to Superhighway. Besides 6,000 buses and minibuses, heavy traffic and private vehicles passed through this corridor so it was decided to make it signal-free to improve the flow of traffic, he added. The administrator of the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation, Muhammad Hussain Syed, informed the governor that the three-lane and 460-meter-long flyover would be completed with a cost of Rs369.978 million. He said that a flyover at the Water…

KMC cancel the agreement of Fly Over Contractor at four locations

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The four flyovers, which are being constructed in Karachi at the expense of more than Rs1 billion of taxpayer money, are being designed by NAA Consulting Engineers (Pvt) Ltd but only after the city ended its agreement with the firm. The flyovers are planned for Ayesha Manzil, Water Pump, Liaquatabad Daak Khana and Teen Hatti intersections, a senior Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) official said. The little-known NAA Consulting Engineers Pvt Ltd came to prominence after it became joint venture partners with the National Engineering Services Pakistan (Nespak), one of the largest consultancy firms in the country. NAA Consulting is run by CEO Nadim Ansari, an engineer. Together the two firms were assisting the city in building…

Life in Karachi Limped back to Normal after a Day of Mourning

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Life in Karachi limped back to normalcy on Wednesday after a day of mourning that was observed by MQM on Tuesday against the killing of its party worker and his brother in the PIB Colony area of the metropolis. All educational institutes and markets remained open on Wednesday. Rangers on late Tuesday detained six suspects from various areas of Karachi and shifted to undisclosed location for interrogation. A clash between two groups took place in C-1 area of Liaquatabad, triggering tension in the region. Rangers after reaching the site took control of the area and launched search operation. Sources said that three suspects have been apprehended during the operation. Exchange of firing between the two…

Violence in Karachi After a Political Party Man Gunned Down

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Violence gripped parts of Karachi on Tuesday following murder of a Muttahida Qaumi Movement worker in the city. Police said MQM worker Mansoor Mukhtar was gunned down by unknown armed men when they barged into his home at PIB colony, adding that two women were also injured in the attack. Miscreants on early morning got shops and main markets closed in Gulistan-e-Jauhar, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Sadar, Pakistan Chowk, Teen Hatti, Jamshed Road, Liaqat Abad and other areas, torching more than a dozen vehicles on roads. Schools and petrol pumps were also got shut down in the tense areas where unknown miscreants resorted to aerial firing, sowing panic and fright among people. Condemning murder of the party man,…

Shopkeepers Staged a Protest Demonstration at Teen Hatti

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Shopkeepers of a flower market at Teen Hatti on Tuesday staged a protest demonstration against extortion demands. They blocked the main Teen Hatti road for several hours to protest against police inaction over what they described as daily extortion calls and threats of dire consequences in case of non-payment. Four days ago, they said on Tuesday, a shopkeeper received a Rs500,000 extortion slip and upon his refusal, armed motorcyclists arrived at his shop and opened indiscriminate fire. Luckily, no one was hurt in the incident. The agitating shopkeepers alleged that the culprits behind the attack belonged to the extortionist mafia and that although the police had also been informed several times they had so far…

Government of Sindh Approved Construction of 6 Flyover and 3 Under Passes for Karachi

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Government of Sindh Approved Construction of 6 Flyover and 3 Under Passes worth 20 billion for Karachi. Issued from the special fund of sindh Chief Minister 3 under passes will be constructed at PIDC, Shaheen Complex and Mehran Hotel. these Under passes will be named as Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto, Mother of democracy Nusrat Bhutto and Shaheed Benazir Bhutto respectively. Other projects include block elocation and flyover in front of Jinnah Terminal , Near naziambad no 7 ,Water pump ,Aisha manzil, dakhkhana No 10 and Teen Hatti. while the road will be reconstructed at Quyumabad to Korangi Crossing, Sahreye Quaideen  and PECHS to Manzoor Colony. Shahreye Pakistan will be signal free from Shorab goth to Teen Hatti.