|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|
|Pakistan hit hard by targeted cyber attack out of India|
18 May 2013
NEW YORK : A new campaign by a family of information-stealing malware, which appears to originate out ofIndia, has been hittingPakistanhard over the last few months, according to American researchers.
Citing researchers at Eset, Dark Reading, a comprehensive news and information portal that focuses on IT security, said unlike other known cyber-espionage campaigns, this one appears oddly rudimentary in that it uses publicly available tools and basic obfuscation methods, and doesn’t encrypt its ... Full Story
|Prolonged loadshedding cripples life in Lahore|
18 May 2013
LAHORE: Citizens in the city are facing tough situation as power outages have increased due to increase in temperature, making life and businesses miserable, Geo News reported Saturday.
Yet again, the prolonged hours of loadshedding has marred life in Lahore in the worst possible way, making it difficult for the people to carry out their day-to-day tasks.
The worst affected areas include Nishat Colony, Sabzazar, Islampura, iqbal Town, Johar Town, Fazlia Colony, Faisal Town, Mughalpura, ... Full Story
|ML-N parliamentary party meeting on May 20|
18 May 2013
ISLAMABAD: Muslim League–Nawaz (ML-N) has called for a meeting of its parliamentary party on May 20 here, Geo News reported Saturday.
Sources said that the meeting would discuss formation of governments in the centre, Punjab and Balochistan besides first 100-day plan, relief in load shedding, budget proposals and making alliance with Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-F (JUI-F) and Muslim League- Functional (ML-F) at the centre.
Moreover, the meeting would also mull over the future strategy relating ... Full Story