|Violence claims 11 making grieved Karachi families crying as Eid comes|
18 August 2012
Karachi: Karachi, a metropolitan of Pakistan, is once again facing a wave of violence after a long period of calm and peace. At least 11 people have been killed in the city since last night, raising questions on the capabilities of law enforcement agencies operating in the city.
02: 30 am- In the latest incident, unidentified men opened fire on a hotel in Sector 10-C area of the North Karachi, resulting in the killing of five people and injuring one other.
The bodies of the deceased were shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital in Karachi. Although Rangers cordoned-off the area but the police failed to reach the spot on time.
01: 35 am- At least three people have been killed in Sector 5-C area of North Karachi.
12;00 midnight- Two people were killed in FB area of the city, after unidentified men opened fire outside a mosque in Karachi, raising tensions in the area. Aerial firing in area caused shop-keepers to close the markets.
03: 45 am- DG Rangers Major General Rizwan Akhter visited the spots of firing incidents. No high ranking police officials were able to reach at the spots.
03: 50 am- The five bodies of Sector 10-C area of the North Karachi incident were identified as Zahoor, Sharjeel, Naveed, Shaukat and Atif.
03: 55 am- IG Sindh Fayyaz Leghari directed Karachi Police Chief to submit report about the violent incidents across Karachi.
IG Sindh also directed all SSP’s to stay in their respective areas in order to control the situation.
04:10 am- Eight bodies of North Karachi shifted to Edhi Centre.
04: 15 am- DIG West confirmed 10 deaths from 12:00 midnight. Two in F.B. Area, three in North Karachi and five in Disco Mor.
|See Also in Political News|
|Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry retires today|
11 December 2013
ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry retires today leaving behind a legacy of broken myths, shaking the archaic political order and bringing into public spotlight the spy chiefs who had remained shrouded behind the wall of secrecy, never to be questioned.
Hardly any high and mighty was not held to account under the watch of Justice Chaudhry. He broke the record of turning predictions of media pundits untrue by summoning and sentencing the top guns, who used to consider ... Full Story
|Pakistan, India, China 'encouraged' Karzai to sign US-Afghan pact: Dobbins|
11 December 2013
WASHINGTON: A senior US official has said that Chinese President Xi Jinping, Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, and Russian President Vladimir Putin are among the leaders who have encouraged Afghan President Hamid Karzai to sign a security agreement with Washington.
Testifying before a Senate committee Tuesday, James Dobbins, the US Special Representative on Afghanistan & Pakistan voiced confidence that Afghanistan would eventually complete an agreement for some 12,000 US troops to stay ... Full Story
|Indo-Pak nuclear war to ‘end civilisation’ with famine: study|
11 December 2013
WASHINGTON: A nuclear war between India and Pakistan would set off a global famine that could kill two billion people and effectively end human civilisation, a study said Tuesday.
Even if limited in scope, a conflict with nuclear weapons would wreak havoc in the atmosphere and devastate crop yields, with the effects multiplied as global food markets went into turmoil, the report said.
The Nobel Peace Prize-winning International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War and Physicians for ... Full Story