Qureshi says Nawaz Sharif has a ‘moral duty’ to return to Pakistan

Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said Nawaz Sharif had been allowed to leave Pakistan on the advice of medical experts. The News/via Geo.tv/Files ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said Friday former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has a ‘moral duty’ to return to Pakistan now. Addressing media outside his residence, Qureshi said the government had …

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Over Rs11bn worth of dues of retired PSM employees approved by govt

The Rs11.44-billion amount was expected to be enough to pay 90% of the outstanding dues of the PSM’s retired employees. The News/Files ISLAMABAD: More than Rs11 billion worth of dues of retired Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM) employees were approved by the government on Friday. The Rs11.44-billion  amount was expected to be enough to pay 90% …

ادامه مطلبOver Rs11bn worth of dues of retired PSM employees approved by govt

Bring dramas in line with Pakistani values, PEMRA chief to private TV channels

PEMRA Chairperson Muhammad Saleem Baig directed cable operators to “strictly follow the advisory issued for Muharram and maintain an environment of religious harmony and brotherhood in the holy month”. Twitter/Report PEMRA (@reportpemra)/via The News LAHORE: Private TV channels have been asked to review scripts of their dramas and bring them in line with the Pakistani …

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Karachi rains leave dozens dead, paralyse city as PMD forecasts more heavy showers

At least 32 emergency medical and 56 relief camps have been established in coordination with civil administration to help people in distress in various parts of Karachi due to the rains. Sohail Rafeeq/via The News KARACHI: The unprecedented torrential rains in Pakistan’s financial capital have left dozens of people dead, paralysing the city and choking …

ادامه مطلبKarachi rains leave dozens dead, paralyse city as PMD forecasts more heavy showers

PM Imran to visit rain-lashed Karachi ‘next week’

Federal ministers Asad Umar and Murad Saeed, as well as other senior officials, were present in the meeting, while Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah and Governor Sindh participated via video link from Karachi. — Twitter/Prime Minister’s Office/Screengrab via The News ISLAMABAD/KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah said Friday Prime Minister Imran Khan told …

ادامه مطلبPM Imran to visit rain-lashed Karachi ‘next week’

Karachi’s communication system drowned in rainwater

The prolonged power failure in Karachi after heavy rains has also badly affected the communication network in the city as mobile towers were out of service in many areas due to unavailability of fuel to power the generators. Subscribers of multiple networks reported being unable to connect to cellular data and calling/messaging services, leaving them …

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Holiday in Sindh on Friday as heavy rain lash Karachi, other cities

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah has announced a holiday in the province on Friday after heavy rains lashed several cities including Karachi, a statement from the CM House said Thursday. In a statement issued Thursday evening, Murad Ali Shah said all public, semi-private and private institutions will remain closed throughout the province. Institutions …

ادامه مطلبHoliday in Sindh on Friday as heavy rain lash Karachi, other cities

Met Office says torrential rains in Karachi to last till 11pm

The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) in its new advisory has said the ongoing downpour in Karachi will continue till 11pm. A day ago, the Met Office had predicted that the monsoon rain system had weakened and it was likely that the metropolis would be provided with much-needed relief from the torrential rains. In its new …

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PM Imran monitoring “unusual, abnormal” rain situation in Karachi: Imran Ismail

Governor says PM Imran has assured him thathe would take any action required. Photo: File Sindh Governor Imran Ismail said on Thursday that Prime Minister Imran Khan was monitoring the “unusual and abnormal rain situation” in the metropolis. The governor said that he briefed PM Imran over the Sindh rain situation, adding that “Karachi needs …

ادامه مطلبPM Imran monitoring “unusual, abnormal” rain situation in Karachi: Imran Ismail