Despite the assurance given by Karachi Electric Supply Company (KESC) to exempt Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB) from load shedding, the citizens continued facing water shortage in several areas of the…
Thousands of Mohajir Qaumi Movement-Haqiqi (MQM-H) activists have gathered in the Sherpao Colony on the call of their party chairman Afaq Ahmed, Pakistan Today has learnt. Provincial Minister Zulfiqar Mirza met with…
The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Thursday sought reply until July 11 from the Punjab government on a petition filed by two constables involved in a fake police encounter at Nishtar Colony,…
A man was slaughtered by three unidentified men in his home at Nishat Colony late on Saturday. The deceased man was identified as Pir Ali, 50. Police said he was a retired…
The Colony Textile Mills Limited (CTML), the Colony Mills Limited (CML) and Colony Industries Limited (CIL) are going to merge, Pakistan Today has learnt. The proposed merger, which if accomplished would see…
KARACHI – A polio case has been reported in Manghopir Colony of Orangi Town, it was revealed during a meeting of the District Task Force for Polio Eradication held at the Civic Center on Wednesday. The meeting was chaired by Karachi District Coordination Officer (DCO) Muhammad Hussain Syed and attended by town administrators, Health Executive District Officer (EDO) Dr Nasir Javed, Education EDO Dr Ibrahim Kanbhar, Revenue deputy district officers, assistant education officers, a
KARACHI – City administrator Fazlur Rehman directed the Jamshed Town Administration on Friday to prevent dumping of garbage at the edges of Manzoor Colony nullah otherwise the city government’s step to clean and de-silt the drain would go to waste.
“All garbage should immediately be shifted to land fill sites,” he said while inspecting the cleaning work of the nullah.
The administrator was briefed by the cleaning staff that much of the nullah has been cleaned and it is
LAHORE – As many as 40 houses in the Zia Colony, Township are involved in gas theft and Sui Northern Gas Pipelines (SNGPL) management has turned a blind eye to the situation, Pakistan Today learnt on Thursday. The colony’s survey by Pakistan Today reveals that an illegal meter is installed in the colony and the rest of the houses are getting gas from it. Sources said that SNGPL officials are accommodating those gas connections and, despite repeated complaints, are not disconnecting
LAHORE – Master Paints suffered their first defeat of the Bank Alfalah National Polo Championship for the Quaid-e-Azam Gold Cup 2011 on Friday when defending champions Colony Sugar secured victory through a golden goal. Despite the defeat, Masters lead the rostrum with a better goal average than Colony Sugar, who are placed second.
Master Paints and Colony Sugar remained even at 10-all at the end of five chukkers, and it was Shah Qublai Alam who lofted the ball home for Colony
LAHORE – Defending champions Colony Sugar maintained their dominance in the Bank Alfalah National Polo Championship by winning the second match here at the Lahore Polo Club on Thursday. Colony Sugar, playing the last match of the day, overwhelmed PAF (Hataff) by eight goals to three.
Shah Qubilai Alam, Raul LaPlacette and Zain Khan Khakwani joined hands to completet a rout of Hataff. Qublai scored five goals, LaPlacette bagged two and Zain got one.Earlier, Master Paints made
KARACHI – Inhabitants of most slums scattered across Karachi are afflicted with viral diarrhoea due to consumption of highly contaminated water, Pakistan Today has learnt. The worst-hit are children below the age of 14 and women. The diarrhoeal epidemic is so severe that one in three children in every house of Shirin Jinnah Colony No 3 is suffering from it.
Parents of these suffering children are already poor, but they have been tightening their belt as treatment of their
LAHORE – Lahore High Court (LHC) Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed on Friday stayed conversion of a recreational park at the Lahore Press Club Journalists Housing Colony, Harbanspura into a residential area by creating plots for 295 newly-inducted members of the club. Hearing a petition filed by club member Din Muhammad Dard, the court also issued notice for February 11 to managing director (MD) of the Punjab Journalist Housing Foundation, managerial body of the scheme, and all members of