Karachi News

Qaim directs KMC to bring 36 buses on road by Sept 2

Staff Reporter

Karachi—Sindh Chief Minister (CM) Syed Qaim Ali Shah has directed the management of KMC to bring the fleet of 36 buses on road by Sep 2, 2014 and asked the provincial Transport Department to complete all codal formalities of Yellow line bus service by the Dec 1, 2014 so that this project could be made functional by the end of 2015 under pubic private partnership mode of investment.

SHC asks Nazir to refund Rs1m security deposit to Amin Fahim

Irfan Aligi

Karachi—Sindh High Court ordered Court Nazir to refund the money being deposited as security deposit with the court Nizarat by Pakistan People’s Party leader Makhdoom Amin Fahim in terms of bail before arrest in corruption cases pertaining to the Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP).

SSUET announces last date for submission of forms

Karachi—Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology (SSUET) on Friday announced September 22 as the last day for submission of admission forms to 10 different disciplines offered by it.

Commissioner appreciates his staffers for their dedication

Karachi—Commissioner of Karachi, Shoaib Ahmad Siddiqui has appreciated staff and officials associated with his office for their dedication, honesty and steadfastness in serving the people. Addressing the Staff of the Month Award Ceremony at the Karachi Commissioner Office, Siddiqui said that it was due to untiring efforts of his staff that has helped restoring public confidence on the administration.

Depression: A potentially fatal disease

THE recent death by suicide, of Hollywood actor and comedian “Robin Williams, — who was said to be suffering from major depression –- has once again highlighted the nature of the insidious disease; and the need for proper psychiatric treatment of the ailment. ‘Robin Williams’ was not the first celebrity victim of major depression, who committed suicide. The list is a long one: including celebrities like Marlon Monroe, and possibly Michael Jackson, besides others.

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