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MQM stages walkout as CM defends LEAs performance

MQM stages walkout as CM defends LEAs performance

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement Tuesday staged walkout from the Sindh Assembly session after Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah defended performance of law enforcement agencies (LEAs) in Karachi operation against the criminal elements. Addressing the provincial assembly session, Shah said a ...

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MQM says its 35 workers extra-judicially killed

MQM says its 35 workers extra-judicially killed

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has said that its 35 activists have been extra-judicially killed, while dozens of workers are currently missing. “Heirs of our martyred workers are not being given justice,” MQM’s coordination committee said in a statement issued ...

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Obama prods India on religious freedom

Obama prods India on religious freedom

NEW DELHI: U.S. President Barack Obama weighed in on one of India’s most sensitive topics as he wound up a visit on Tuesday, making a plea for freedom of religion to be upheld in a country where relations between Hindus ...

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New York shuts down as winter storm blasts US

New York shuts down as winter storm blasts US

NEW YORK: A major storm forced New York to impose driving bans and halt public transport late Monday, as snowfall pounded the northeastern United States affecting tens of millions of people. Heavy snowfall, combined with powerful wind and even thunderstorms ...

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Three-day ban imposed on pillion riding in Karachi

Three-day ban imposed on pillion riding in Karachi

KARACHI: Sindh government announced a three-day ban on pillion riding in Karachi for security of anti-polio campaigners after a police escorting a polio team was killed here on January 19. Ban on pillion riding is the first step that Sindh ...

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Target-killer lands in the hands of Karachi cops

Target-killer lands in the hands of Karachi cops

KARACHI: The shooter, who is allegedly responsible for the recent murders of a doctor and a factory employee, was collared here on Sunday night after an extensive seal & search operation by the law enforcement agencies. Reports have it that ...

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Colombia’s Paulina Vega wins Miss Universe title

Colombia’s Paulina Vega wins Miss Universe title

DORAL, California: Colombia’s Paulina Vega was crowned Miss Universe Sunday, beating out contenders from the United States, Ukraine, Jamaica and The Netherlands at the world’s top beauty pageant in Florida. The 22-year-old model and business student triumphed over 87 other ...

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28 Balochistan districts still without power

28 Balochistan districts still without power

QUETTA: Around 28 districts of southwestern Balochistan province are still without power supply since nationwide breakdown on Saturday night. According to reports, the electricity demand in the province is 1650 megawatts against the supply of only 170 megawatts. Acute gap ...

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Govt not to switch off K-Electric power supply: Asif

Govt not to switch off K-Electric power supply: Asif

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Asif said Monday the federal government would not stop supplying addition power to K-Electric from the national grid until a new agreement is reached with the company. Addressing a news conference here ...

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