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The Met Office issues a heat wave alert for Islamabad According to a statement by the Met Office, a heatwave alert has been issued for the Karachi metropolis between June 1st and 7th.

WB to loan $100m for Karachi’s water supply, sanitation projects  The KWSB’s technical challenges are exacerbated by its low operational performance. Lack of metering of domestic customers, an inefficient tariff structure, an outdated database to calculate tariffs, and poor billing and collection efficiency have led to a large gap between receipts and expenditures.

CAA closes Karachi Airport for transit flights till tomorrow Transit flights will be diverted in Pakistan as the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has announced on Friday to close Pakistan’s airspace till tomorrow.

Afzal Kohistani: another whistle blower killed in Pakistan. Afzal Kohistani, was shot dead on Wednesday evening in the densely populated area of Sarban Chowk at around 8:10pm by unidentified gunmen who managed to flee afterwards.

6 dead in rains, snowfall in Balochistan Winter is not over in Pakistan where a strong weather system brought heavy rain and snowfall in the southern province of Balochistan, killing six people and injuring several, officials said.

Lahore High Court orders judicial inquiry into Sahiwal incident. The ordered were given by LHC Chief Justice Sardar Shamim during hearing on petitions seeking judicial inquiry.

CTD man talked on phone before my family’s murder’ The witness categorically rejected police’s version that someone from inside the unfortunate car or from a motorcycle fired at the CTD personnel first.

Helpless mother admits to drowing baby in Karachi sea  Shakila Rashid, a 28-year old woman from Karachi, has admitted killing her two and half year old daughter by drowning her in sea, a day after committing the crime.

55 workers of religious parties arrested in Pakistan Rawalpindi police in a division-wide crackdown, which was launched on Tuesday night and continued till Wednesday morning, arrested 55 workers of several religious parties, including the Tehreek-i-Labaik Pakistan (TLP).

Pakistan Supreme Court to review Asia Bibi's blasphemy acquittal Pakistan's Supreme Court will on Tuesday begin a review of its own acquittal of a Christian woman charged with blasphemy, a verdict that sparked days of Islamist protests and threats and chaos across the country.

Crisis in tribal districts. A very real constitutional crisis has erupted in the settled tribal districts of KP, the region known as Fata until the 25th Amendment to the Constitution.

Pervez Musharraf refuses to pay more fine for illegally constructed farmhouse Former president Pervez Musharraf refused to pay the regularisation fees of his illegal farmhouse after a notification was issued by the Capital Development Authority (CDA)

Paramedical students seek uniform syllabus. Holding placards and banners inscribed with their demands, the students started their protest march from the Grassy ground and gathered outside the Swat Press Club. They chanted slogans and said the present system of paramedical education was flawed.

Govt swings into action over gas crisis in country Chairing a high-level meeting about the arising crisis in natural gas supply to the people, the prime minister instructed the officials concerned to further coordinate planning regarding demand and supply of gas so that the consumers could not face any hardship in this regard.

Lawyers' body announces countrywide strike. The All Pakistan Bar Councils Inter-Provincial Committee has announced the holding of a countrywide strike on Dec 17 to support the demand of the Punjab Bar Council for the establishment of the Lahore High Court benches in five more cities of the province.

Pakistan lawmakers critical of army barred from leaving the country, briefly detained Ali Wazir and Mohsin Dawar, two parliamentarians from the violence-ravaged North Waziristan region bordering Afghanistan, were due to leave for United Arab Emirates on Friday, when authorities at the airport in the northwestern city of Peshawar

Massive Cyber attack on bannks in Pakistan  A total of 19,864 cards were compromised from 22 Pakistani banks, it said.

Pakistan to become 5th largest nuclear weapons state by 2025. US' assessment of Pakistan's nuclear weapons security has changed over the last decade from confidence to concern after the introduction of tactical nuclear weapons.

Good News for CSS A single bench of IHC comprising Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui conducted hearing of the petition and issued notices to the Secretaries Ministry of Defense, Establishment Division and Federal Public Service Commission (FPC).

Water Crisis in Pakistan Of all the problems Pakistan face today, none is more threatening than the schemes of Hindu India to block the water of Pakistan's Rivers.

Sharif says Pakistan isolated because of Mumbai For the first time, Pakistan’s ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif has publicly acknowledged that militant organisations are active in the country and questioned the policy to allow the “non-state actors” to cross the border and “kill” people in Mumbai.

Nawaz Sharif improved Pakistan's Economy: Imran Khan rhetoric leading to poverty in Pakistan - the Economist Report. Khan is a hothead who will further inflame Pakistan’s already atrocious relations with India, Afghanistan and America.

 

Polio cases in Balochistan reported. Fourth polio cases in 18 month has been reported in Chaman district. Who will take stack of Chaman District in Balochistan?

The Contractor and the shadowy deal.  Raymond Davis - United States citizen and ex-Central Intelligence Agency employee who sparked a diplomatic storm in Pakistan in 2011 after shooting dead two young men in Lahore — has written a book apparently to justify crimes committed during his stay in Pakistan.

Musharraf claims Army still behind him. "Dictators set the country right, whereas civilian governments brought it to ruins,"

Made in Pakistan. A country as conservative as Pakistan exports anal beads, gimp masks and padlockable penis cages, among other kinky wares, would shock locals, Pakistan's secret industry is booming.

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