Pakistan Observer

Karachi

KE fails to keep promise

Karachi—Karachi Electric had committed to the election commission of Pakistan that the company would not shed load the whole of polling day in electoral constituency, NA-246. ... Friday, April 24, 2015 Details

FUUAST organises seminar on Report Writing

Karachi—Department of Education, Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology (FUUAST) organised a seminar on report writing for the students of M Phil/Ph.D at Gulshan campus of the varsity. ... Friday, April 24, 2015 Details

Administrator for resolution of municipal issues

Karachi—Administrator District Municipal Corporation (DMC) Korangi, Qurat-ul-Ain Memon has directed the officers concerned to ensure timely resolution of municipal problems being faced by public. ... Friday, April 24, 2015 Details

MoU for Japanese language course

Karachi—Pakistan-Japan Cultural Association (PJCA), Sindh and the Hussain International Private Limited have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), for cooperation to conduct Japanese Language Course. President PJCA Sindh, Ms. Sadia Rashid and Chief Executive Officer ( CEO), Hussain International, Ashfaq Ahmed inked the MoU in a ceremony held here on Thursday. ... Friday, April 24, 2015 Details

Senator Ghani oversees arrangements at Kakri Ground

Karachi—Parliamentary leader in the Senate of Pakistan and Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Media Cell Sindh in-charge Senator Saeed Ghani on Tuesday visited the Kakri Ground in Lyari to oversee the arrangements for the forthcoming grand public gathering of the party on April 26. ... Friday, April 24, 2015 Details

LEAs should take steps for security improvement

Karachi—Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Karachi Division’s committee on local bodies elections in Cantonment Boards had met on Tuesday at PPP Media Cell Sindh while member of the committee Zulfiquar Kaimkhani in the chair. The meeting was attended by other members of the committee and candidates. ... Friday, April 24, 2015 Details

Lawyers always on forefront for democratic system

Karachi—Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Karachi Division Senior Vice President Sardar Ahmed said the lawyers fraternity had sound record of great sacrifices for the restoration, prevalence and continuity of democracy in Pakistan. ... Friday, April 24, 2015 Details

Anti encroachments squad removes take-away stalls

Karachi—Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) Administrator Saqib Ahmed Soomro has directed the anti encroachments staff to keep vigilance on the locations where encroachments were removed once as this would save such places from encroachers again. Encroachments creates disturbance in the flow of traffic on main roads and make it difficult to for people to use pavements. The ongoing campaign against all kinds of encroachments in the city was aimed at providing facilities to citizens and it will continue without break till the completion of the task. ... Thursday, April 23, 2015 Details

NA-246: A tedious exercise for voters

Karachi—Voters turnout for the bye-elections on a national assembly seat, NA-246 would be a tedious task owing to certain restrictions. The political parties engaged in the bye-elections could not fetch their voters in arranged transport or else those involved would be liable to under imprisonment for 3 years. ... Thursday, April 23, 2015 Details

Good governance possible through federal model: Kristof

Karachi—The Area Study Centre for Europe, University of Karachi in collaboration with the Hanns Seidel Foundation organized a workshop titled: Issues of Good Governance in South Asia under the Federal System: Devolution, Development and Democratisation. The Director of Area Study Centre for Europe, University of Karachi, Prof. Dr Uzma Shujaat dilated upon the need of understanding the modalities of federalism as a system. ... Thursday, April 23, 2015 Details

LG Minister takes notice of water crisis

Karachi—Sindh Minister for Information and Local Government Sharjeel Innam Memon has taken a serious notice of acute water shortage in Karachi and has summoned MD KWSB and asked to submit a report in this regard and ensure equal distribution of water in the city. According to a statement issued from Sindh Information department, the Minister has also constituted a committee headed by Commissioner Karachi to look into the higher rates being charged by water tankers in the city. Such action was taken by him after hearing reports from media and other concerned citizens for acute shortage in Karachi. ... Thursday, April 23, 2015 Details

Educating women family planning

Karachi—Family planning, birth control, proper healthcare for children and women, are topics that are not discussed very often in Pakistan and are even considered taboo most of the time. ... Tuesday, April 21, 2015 Details

Physical verification of Hospital staffs

Karachi—Following the directive of provincial minister for local government Sharjeel Innam Memon, physical verification of staff of various hospitals and dispensaries running under the Medical & Health Services department was carried out. ... Tuesday, April 21, 2015 Details

Nine of a family die in road mishap

Karachi—Nine people including women and children of the same family died in a road mishap in Baldia Town area of Karachi early Monday morning. ... Tuesday, April 21, 2015 Details