President Trump offers to mediate between Pakistan and India

Says the two countries have never been so close US President Donald Trump has once again offered Prime Minister Imran Khan his help in mediation between India and Pakistan over the Kashmir dispute.“We are talking about Kashmir in relation to what’s going on with Pakistan and India and we can help,” President Trump said while …

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Massive fire engulfs shanties near Karachi’s Teen Hatti area

A massive fire engulfed shanties near the Teen Hatti area in Karachi late Tuesday, according to eyewitnesses and rescue officials. Several fire tenders reached the area, where firefighters were busy extinguishing the raging flames. The Karachi Water and Sewerage Board said it had imposed an emergency at all hydrants in the city. So far, no …

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Karachi to be made encroachment-free city: KMC official

The anti-encroachment department of the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation is on its way to clean the city of all encroachments, a senior official said Tuesday. On Tuesday, KMC officials conducted anti-encroachment operations in Karachi’s East, Korangi and South districts. During the operation in East district’s Gulshan Iqbal area, the KMC anti-encroachment team confiscated generators and cleared …

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Censor boards advise against Zindagi Tamasha release on Friday

Cinema-goers who had been looking forward to watching Sarmad Khoosat’s Zindagi Tamasha on Friday on silver screens across the country will be disappointed as censor boards in Sindh and Punjab have decided against the release of the film for now. A statement issued by the Sindh Board of Censors claimed that while the film had …

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Civil society demands end to anti-encroachment drive in Sindh

Members of the civil society, academia, trade unions, media and intellectuals expressed on Tuesday serious concerns at large-scale demolition of houses and businesses during anti-encroachment operations in both rural and urban areas of Sindh. They said the drive has resulted in unemployment and homelessness. Civil society members held a press conference in Karachi and highlighted …

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