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Rain expected in Karachi this week as monsoon approaches | Pakistan

A view of Saddar area in Karachi. Photo:Geo News  KARACHI: A rainy spell may soon be dispelling the heat and humidity in Karachi as the monsoon system approaches. According to the Pakistan Meteorological Department, the metropolis is likely to receive rain on Thursday and Friday, along with most of the rest of the country. Rain and thundershower with gusty winds ...

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GDA pens protest letter to ECP over Sindh’s ‘biased’ caretaker setup | Pakistan

The Grand Democratic Alliance held a press conference at Kingri House on June 25, 2018. Photo: Geo News screen grab KARACHI: The Pir Pagara Sibghatullah Shah Rashdi-led Grand Democratic Alliance (GDA) penned on Monday a protest letter to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) decrying ‘biased’ caretaker setup in Sindh. In the letter, the GDA has expressed lack of trust on ...

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ISPR warns citizens of individuals impersonating as army officers | Pakistan

Public is requested not to respond to such calls, and immediately report the same on our emergency help line UAN 1135 and 1125. Photo: File RAWALPINDI: The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Monday warned citizens of individuals impersonating as army officers, seeking personal details like CNIC, bank account numbers on the pretext of census verification. “No calls are being made from ...

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Sindh education dept seeks extension in summer vacation | Pakistan

KARACHI: The Sindh education department Monday recommended an extension in the summer break of schools, colleges and universities till July 27 in view of the forthcoming elections. The provincial education department maintained that school teachers would be busy discharging election duties hence it would not be possible for them to hold regular classes. The recommendation will be forwarded to caretaker ...

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Dar seen avoiding journalists’ queries in London | Pakistan

LONDON: Former finance minister Ishaq Dar was seen avoiding a barrage of questions aimed at him by newsmen in London on Monday. Journalists surrounded the former finance minister as he left the Harley Street Clinic in London on Monday. One of the newsmen asked Dar that he was ailing, yet continued roaming outside. To which, he replied that he was ...

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SIUT’s 50th batch of volunteers awarded certificates | Pakistan

The closing ceremony of the program was presided over by Director SIUT Professor Adib Rizvi, prominent social worker Kishwer Zehra founder of student volunteer program of SIUT, photo: SIUT  KARACHI: The certificate awarding ceremony of students who partook in the voluntary summer program was held at Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT), marking the end for the 50th batch ...

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MQM-P suspends basic membership of Shahid Pasha | Pakistan

Shahid Pasha. Photo: File KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan has suspended basic membership of Shahid Pasha for violating party discipline, said a party statement issued Monday. The MQM-P Rabita Committee has directed workers not to maintain any contact with Pasha until further notice. It has been learnt that the party had limited role of certain members following Farooq Sattar’s reunification with ...

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