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Falling palm oil rates fail to lower ghee prices

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KARACHI, Jan 5: The ghee and cooking oil industry has not passed on the impact of falling palm olein rates in the world market to local consumers, and during 2011 they further pushed up rates, linking the price Karachi News Sources

Holiday on 9th

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KARACHI, Jan 5: The government of Sindh has declared Jan 9 as public holiday throughout the province on account of Urs of Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai Karachi News Sources

Sindh govt’s projects do not hold water

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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has termed the Sindh government s water supply schemes “poorly conceived, poorly implemented and poorly financed”.br The News International – Karachi

Body of raped minor girl found; labourer shot dead

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Karachi The decomposed body of a minor girl, believed to have been raped and killed, was found on Wednesday. Also, a labourer was shot dead, while The News International – Karachi

‘Vehicles with CNG/LPG cylinders are moving bombs’

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Karachi Sindh Minister for Environment Shaikh Muhammad Afzal has declared CNG/LPG fitted public transport vehicles as being equivalent to “moving b The News International – Karachi

50 huts gutted in Karachi fire

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More than 50 huts were burnt to ashes after fire broke out in a temporary hut-village here late Saturday night. According to police, fire was caused due to unknown reasons in the hut-village established near Urdu University in Block 13 … Continue reading → Karachi News Sources

Pillion riding ban in Karachi lifted

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Ban on pillion riding has been lifted in Karachi after the peaceful lapse of the Ashura. It should be mentioned here that ban was put in effect for indefinite period in the city on the first of Muharram. Addressing a … Continue reading → Karachi News Sources

DHA no longer a safe haven

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The crime rate in the city is increasing by the day and areas previously considered safe havens, such as the posh Defence Housing Authority, are now b The News International – Karachi

Public defecation becoming an increasing nuisance

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The spectacle of a man crouching down in front of a wall, along a street corner or behind a tree to relieve himself is a common sight and the practice The News International – Karachi

Bring out the danburo, been and dhol and protest!

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A group of folk artistes staged a protest against the provincial Culture Department on Wednesday for restraining them from organise a charity show aimed at collecting donations for their flood-affected colleagues. Sitting along the road outside the Karachi Press Club, … Continue reading → Karachi News Sources

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