Metrobus service suspended after bus catches fire

LAHORE: Lahore Metrobus service was temporarily suspended for inspection of its fleet after a bus cau­ght fire on Thursday. The incident occurred in...

LHC sets aside woman’s life-term in infant murder case

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) Tuesday quashed a life sentence to a woman charged with killing her 7-month old niece. Hearing the...

Four cops arrested over fake police encounter in Karachi

KARACHI: Four cops were arrested and booked on Monday in a case of fake police encounter in Sachal area of Karachi. Earlier on Sunday,...

Schools reopen in Sindh as new infections decline

KARACHI: As coronavirus cases decline, primary schools across Sindh reopened today with strict standard operating procedures. According to instructions issued by the provincial...

PMD forecast pre-monsoon rains in Sindh, Punjab, GB and Kashmir

KARACHI/ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Meteorological Department on Sunday forecast rainfall with wind and thunderstorm in eastern parts of Sindh, Punjab, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir. The weather...

Youth dies of alleged police torture in Dadu

DADU: Taking notice of the death of a youth in police custody, the SSP Jamshoro suspended six policemen, including the SHO, on...

Mother of three burnt alive by in-laws in Lahore

LAHORE: A woman, mother of three, was burnt to death by her in-laws when they doused her with petrol in Harbanspura, Lahore,...

CITY NOTES: An unparliamentary attitude

I don’t know what it is about Awans. I mean, hardly had we been treated to the sight all over the social...

Ismail urges Murad to prepare for risk of more heavy monsoon rains

KARACHI: Ahead of a fresh monsoon spell, Sindh Governor Imran Ismail has written a letter to Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah, urging...

Primary school classes in Sindh to resume from June 21

KARACHI: As Covid-19 cases decline in the province, the Sindh government announced easing of restrictions, with primary schools opening on June 21. The decision...

Construction of underground drain tank at Burney Gardens causes concern

LAHORE: People from different walks of life have expressed concern over the construction of an underground drain water tank by the Water...

Govt allows students to take part in MDCAT test prior to intermediate exams

ISLAMABAD: The government has allowed all students, who wish to seek admission in medical and dental colleges, to take the MDCAT examination even...

Anti-encroachment operation continues in Karachi

An operation against encroachments in Aladin Park in Karachi continued for the third consecutive day on Thursday. According to details, heavy machinery and...

Court awards 10-year sentence to former KU teacher in harassment case

A special court judge on Wednesday awarded a 10-year sentence to a former assistant professor of Karachi University after conducting a trial...

ECP terms pleas for re-polling in NA-249 non-maintainable

On the grounds of maintainability, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday dismissed identical applications, seeking re-polling in Karachi’s National Assembly...