Daily Archives: April 29, 2014

Coastal communities assured of protecting mangroves forests, uplift schemes

KARACHI: Commissioner Karachi Division Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui assured the coastal community people of resolving their issues, including protecting mangroves forests and launching development schemes.

He was speaking as a chief guest at a consultation meeting on ‘Protection and conservation of

Thar coal project: Mining activity begins for overburden removal

KARACHI: After a long wait of almost 2 decades, since discovery of Thar Coal deposits – 7th largest coal reserves in 1991 by Geological Survey of Pakistan (GSP) and the United State Agency for International Development, mining activity for overburden

Young woman shot dead in Larkana

LARKANA: A young woman was gunned down in her home on Wednesday within the limits of Taluka police station. Naseem, 25, wife of Akhtiar Mugheri, was asleep in her home when armed men shot her dead. Her minor son was

Pak-Iran hold 7th Round of Bilateral Political Consultations

Islamabad: Foreign Secretary, Mr. Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry, held the 7th round of Annual Bilateral Political Consultations with Deputy Foreign Minister of Iran, Mr. Ibrahim Rahimpour, in Tehran .

The talks were held in a cordial and friendly atmosphere. All areas

Bilawal pays glowing tributes to martyrs

KARACHI: Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Patron-In-Chief, Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) has said martyred soldiers are our true national heroes who laid down their lives for our integrity, survival and bright future.

“Let us draw our lines clear. Our martyrs are our

108 shopkeepers fined; 5 sent to jail

KARACHI: Commissioner Karachi Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui has said that 108 illegal profiteering shopkeepers were fined for selling food items at higher than government rates.

He said that crackdown against illegal profiteers and food adulterators was under way. The fine charged