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Saudi prince to hunt rare bird in Chagai despite court ban

KARACHI: An advance party of a Saudi prince has arrived with his falcons in Chagai district of Balochistan where he will be hunting game birds for a few weeks, according to sources. The federal government issues special permits to members of royal families of the Gulf states to allow them to hunt the protected houbara […]

Cement industry posts growth despite facing issues

KARACHI: The cement sector has urged the federal govt to address the issues impeding the actual growth potential of the cement industry which is still performing well in view of overall turmoil in the economy, a spokesman for APCMA said in a statement Thursday.He said with a growth of 9.39% in sales over same period […]

Despite operations by LEAs no let-up in Lyari violence

Karachi More than 30 alleged criminals have been gunned down in operations by the law enforcement agencies (LEAs) in various parts of Lyari Town since September, but there has been no let-up in … Karachi News Sources -2

Despite operations by LEAs, no let-up in Lyari violence

Karachi More than 30 alleged criminals have been gunned down in operations by the law enforcement agencies (LEAs) in various parts of Lyari Town si The News International – Karachi

Despite assurances, govt fails to provide adequate security for Karachi polio workers

KARACHI: The Sindh government has failed to fulfil its promise of forming a Special Security Force for deployment in high risk areas during an anti-polio campaign in Karachi today (Monday), putting the lives at polio workers at risk, Express News reported. With VIPs expected to visit the high-risk areas, Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIGP) West Karachi […]

Despite being the youngest-ever Nobel recipient, Malala’s come a long way

KARACHI: Pakistan got its second Nobel laureate when Malala Yousafzai was awarded the prize alongside Kailash Satyarthi, an Indian children’s rights activist, “for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education.” Malala, now 17, is the youngest recipient of the prize. Her pursuit of education, […]

Market watch: Despite absence of triggers, index bounces back

KARACHI:  The index opened flat and traded thin volumes before rising sharply to recover Monday’s losses despite the absence of any major triggers. At close, the Karachi Stock Exchange’s (KSE) benchmark 100-share index rose 1.17% or 343.26 points to end at 29,726.39. “Local institutional interest in index names ahead of the quarter close seemed to […]

Market watch: Despite lacklustre trading, bourse ends in black

KARACHI:  Despite caution still prevailing at the bourse, the index closed the day positive as the outcome of ongoing negotiations between the government and protesting parties remains pending. At close, the Karachi Stock Exchange’s (KSE) benchmark 100-share index gained 0.48% or 143.31 points to end at 29,728.91. “In the absence of major triggers and lack […]

Weekly review: KSE-100 sheds 304 points despite Friday recovery

KARACHI:  The stock market suffered another torrid week as the ongoing political deadlock entered its third week resulting in the benchmark KSE-100 index falling 304 points (1.1%) during the week ended August 29. Investors remained on the sidelines as the political impasse showed no signs of coming to an end. With both protesting parties vehemently […]

Advertising frenzy: Despite ‘tied hands’, officials vow to resist cutting trees

KARACHI:  The Sindh government has allegedly approved the cutting of nearly 1,400 trees that are part of the forest across Dolmen City in Clifton to earn revenue from outside advertisers, The Express Tribune has learnt. “The government has granted permission to a well-known advertising company and the trees will be cut at any time,” confirmed […]

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