Pakistan Observer

Karachi

Senator Ghani terms TTP spokesperson’s statement a deceiving tactic

Karachi—Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Senator Saeed Ghani while rejecting the statement from the terrorist organisation, Tehreek-e Taliban Pakistan (TTP) spokesperson Ehsan Ullah Ehsan, in which he had stated that Taliban were abiding by the Sharia and were not involved in children’s massacre in Army Public school in Peshawar said not only the Muslim of the whole world but the entire international community had rejected the self-defined Sharia of Taliban. Taliban were bent upon imposing their self-defined Sharia through explosions and massacre of the innocent Muslims. ... Friday, December 19, 2014 Details

Russia, Pakistan bilateral ties going from strength to strength

Karachi—Russia Pakistan relation are growing closer with the passage of every month. This was said by the Consul General of the Russian Federation in Karachi, Oleg N. Avdeev at a reception hosted by him for the media person for an in-depth exchange of views. He said in the course of this year, there were many developments that point to the growing bilateral ties between both countries. The Russia-Pakistan schedule for 2014 was unprecedented both in scope and the variety of events. And on more than one occasion, Karachi was the centre-stage upon where the new vistas for cooperation between the two countries were unfolding. ... Friday, December 19, 2014 Details

LEAs start gathering data of aliens in the city

Karachi—The law enforcement agencies had started gathering details about the aliens, criminal elements and terrorists in the metropolis after which a decisive action would be commenced shortly. With regard to presence of terrorist in different areas of the city, the area of Gulshan-e Maymar had been marked as the most sensitive residential colony in the city where the target might be in present in large number. ... Friday, December 19, 2014 Details

Nation continue to pay homage to Peshawar martyrs

Karachi—A meeting of Hamdard Naunehal Assembly Karachi chapter was held on December 17, 2014 on the theme: “Let us love Quaid-i-Azam”, comprised speeches, poetic tribute, tableau and due-i-Said at a local hotel. The meeting in a unanimous resolution condemned the brutal attack on Army Public School, Peshawar and expressed its deep sorrow over this heart broken incidence. ... Friday, December 19, 2014 Details

Chief Security for timely action

Karachi—Sindh Chief Secretary (CS) Sajjad Saleem Hotiana has asked the heads of departments to ensure timely action in respect of official proceeding, as unnecessary delay usually enhances the problems. He said this, while receiving the applications and complaints from the citizens belong to the various parts of the Sindh province. ... Wednesday, December 17, 2014 Details

Princely jet adds new attraction to Karachi

Karachi—Pakistan’s only private jet and helicopter charter company, Princely Jets has launched a ‘City Helicopter Tour’ service in Karachi Tuesday. This is a first of its kind service in the country where the general public has been given the option to enjoy a panoramic view of Karachi via helicopter. Sharing the details of the service, CEO Princely Jets, Ghouse Akbar said that now people can enjoy a helicopter ride for only Rs. 25,000. This is a common feature of tourism related services offered in the developed world. All major metropolitan cities of the world including London, Paris, New York and Dubai etc offer such a service to domestic and foreign tourists. ... Wednesday, December 17, 2014 Details

Men involved in Edhi Centre robbery arrested

Karachi—Karachi police claimed to have arrested the mastermind and his two accomplices, who were said to be involved in Edhi Centre, on Tuesday. The police also claimed to have recovered cash, prize bonds and gold worth 25 million from their possession. Inspector General (IG) Sindh Gulam Haider Jamali has announced Rs one million reward money for the police team. ... Wednesday, December 17, 2014 Details

PPP condemns cowardly attack on school children

Karachi—The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Senator Maula Bux Chandio, Senator Yousuf Balouch and Senator Rubina Khalid had strongly condemned the Terrorists for their brutal attack on the innocent young students of a school in Peshawar, which claimed around 130 lives of the minors. Terrorists should not forget they would face the music soon for their deeds that humiliated the entire humanity. ... Wednesday, December 17, 2014 Details

Two-day pillion riding ban lifted from city

Karachi—A two-day ban on pillion riding drew to a close at midnight following PTI shutdown of Karachi and Chehlum of Kerbala martyrs. It should be mentioned here that the Sindh Home Department enforced the ban due to security reasons on the eve of Ch ... Monday, December 15, 2014 Details

Over 150 education projects being implemented

Karachi—In Sindh, over 150 schemes costing over 37 billion rupees are being carried out across the province in education sector to enhance girls enrolment, reopen closes schools, improving standard of the education and ensuring basic amenities at the educational institutes in the province. ... Monday, December 15, 2014 Details

Siraj says talks only option to resolve political crisis

Karachi—Jamat-e-Islami Amir Sirajul Haq said that there was no option for political parties other than talks to resolve prevailing crisis. Speaking at a ceremony on Sunday he said “They (political forces) will have to go to people if issues are not r ... Monday, December 15, 2014 Details

Minister meets Christian delegation

Karachi—Provincial Minister for Minorities Affairs, Excise and Taxation, Forests and Wildlife, Gyan Chand Asrani Sunday said that Sindh government would provide aid to poor Christian families on the eve of Christmas. This he stated in a meeting with a delegation of Christian community at his residence, said a statement issued here. ... Monday, December 15, 2014 Details

Altaf pays tribute to martyrs of Qasba Aligarh Massacre

Karachi—Altaf Hussain on Sunday paid tribute to the martyrs of Qasba Aligarh Massacre on its 28th anniversary. Altaf Hussain said that the tragic incident of Qasba Aligrah which took place on 14 December 1986 is a dark chapter in the history of Pakistan. He demanded from Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan to arrest those involved in the massacre, bringing innocent people to justice. Talking about martyrs, he said that it is because of their sacrifices that MQM’s ideology is spreading rapidly across the country. ... Monday, December 15, 2014 Details

KMC administrator pleased over schools’ improving standard

Karachi—Administrator Karachi Rauf Akhtar Farooqui has expressed pleasure over improving standard of education in the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation-run (KMC) schools. Talking to a delegation of teachers of the KMC’s model schools here on Sunday, he said that majority of the students at the KMC schools bagged A and A-One grades with over 80 per cent marks in 9th Class’s examinations. ... Monday, December 15, 2014 Details