Shafi Baloch

  • TKARACHI  -  Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Sunday ordered the law enforcers to set up a special cell to settle the missing person issues. The CJP was conducting hearing on several applications moved by the families of missing persons here at Karachi Registry. He ...

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  • TKARACHI - The government authorities have failed to comply with the apex court order to enhance the performance of the reverse osmosis (RO) plants in Karachi, the people of the coastal areas are still deprived of drinking water, The Nation has learnt. It has been observed that the purpose of ...

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  • TKARACHI - The Sindh High Court (SHC) Wednesday dismissed another appeal of Sharjeel Inam Memon for allowing him to shift to a private hospital.  Sharjeel’s lawyer moved another application for the modification in earlier court judgment regarding bail application.  A two-judge bench ...

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  • TKARACHI Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry on Tuesday said it was the responsibility of the chief minister to protect the lives of the citizens; however, the judiciary had to intervene into the matter if the CM failed to perform his duty. The Chief Justice gave these remarks while hearing ...

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  • TKARACHI A five-member bench of the Supreme Court Monday directed the attorney general to present today the latest intelligence reports of Inter-services Intelligence Agency (ISI) and Military Intelligence (MI) on Karachi situation. In an unprecedented sitting in Karachi, the apex courts ...

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  • TKARACHI Former skipper of Pakistan cricket team Shahid Khan Afridi on Wednesday withdrew the petition filed against Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) from the Sindh High Court (SHC). Counselling on behalf of the all-rounder Shahid Afridi, Mehmood Mandviwala Advocate appeared before a division bench ...

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  • TKARACHI - The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Thursday adjourned hearing on a petition moved by former skipper Shahid Khan Afridi against Pakistan Cricket Board PCB's disciplinary proceedings, till June 16. A division bench consisting Chief Justice Mushir Alam and Justice Aqeel Abbasi heard a ...

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  • TKARACHI - The Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) Karachi on Wednesday revealed that police can not move against persons involved in target killings because most of the culprits are in one way or the other have political affiliations, and this is causing problems for police to flush them out from ...

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  • TKARACHI Legal experts have expressed serious concern over the prevalence of corruption in the judiciary, and said that corruption is the major hurdle in proper implementation of the National Judiciary Policy (NJP) to rid the judiciary of corruption. Talking to TheNation, law experts said that ...

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  • TKARACHI - Pakistani authorities on Thursday released a total of 89 Indian fishermen from Malir district jail. They were arrested by the Maritimes Security Agency (MSA) from the sea for allegedly entering into the Pakistani territory while fishing. Representatives of the civil society and NGOs, ...

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  • TKARACHI - The stealing of 1,750 kg high quality hashish from Sindh Excise & Taxation Department (SE&TD) is still a mystery despite the passage of three weeks. So far neither an FIR has been registered nor the ministry has initiated a probe, The Nation learnt on Friday. A well-placed source on ...

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  • TKARACHI - Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry Saturday said that decisions according to rule of law could strengthen states economy and socio-political system. Addressing to newly elected office-bearers of Karachi Bar Association after administering them oath at the Sindh High ...

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  • TKARACHI An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) here on Wednesday sentenced a convict of kidnapping, raping and murdering a five-year-old girl man to death, besides awarding him life imprisonment. The ATC convicted Sher Khan after finding him guilty of kidnapping a girl, Nadia, on July 17, 2010 when she ...

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  • TKARACHI - Educationalists, social activists and elected representatives of Lyari expressed their serious concerns over the poor education infrastructure in the Town, urging the Government to restrain political interference in the educational institutions and ensure appointments on merit in the ...

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  • TKARACHI - The Provincial Government, despite making tall claims, has failed to restrict the sea lords and mafias using of tidal trap nets in Sindh water. The illegal fishing not only causing decline in fish stock but also depriving thousands of fishermen of their livelihood, it was learnt. ...

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  • TKARACHI - Corruption in the use of development funds for Lyari has been reported as the provision of tenders to favourite contractors, coordination gap among civic agencies and poor planning are the bottlenecks on the way to completion of uplift projects in the area, TheNation has learnt. As per ...

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  • TKARACHI - Most of the citys fishermen are suffering from multiple diseases, mainly respiratory and skin problems, owing to unhygienic conditions along the coastal belt and a lack of basic medical facilities, TheNation has learnt. A recent survey of these areas shows that the affected people, mostly ...

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  • TKARACHI Despite several announcements made by Kea-mari Municipal Administration to remove encroachments from the towns beaches along the Hawks Bay, no initiative has been taken in this regard so far, TheNation has learn. It has been a prolong demand of the fishers community and villagers to launch ...

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  • TKARACHI - Hundreds of landline telephone connections remain disconnected in Lyari Town since long owing to the negligence and poor services on part of the PTCL Lyari Exchange, TheNation has reliably learnt. On the other hand, a source in the PTCL informed that the PTCL Lyari Exchange is unable to ...

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  • TKARACHI At least 0.2 million people of Dera Bugti and Kohlu, displaced after army operation couple of years back and got shelter in the bordering areas of Sindh and Punjab, are remain homeless as their makeshifts have been inundated due to devastating floods. Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) of ...

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  • TKARACHI - The law experts and NGOs have urged the government to implement Juvenile Justice System Ordinance JJSO 2000 and Sindh Children Act 1955 in order to provide relief to the juvenile prisoners. Talking to TheNation, Zia Ahmed Awan advocate, President Lawyers for Human Rights & Legal Aid ...

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  • TKARACHI - The Lyari Town administration has recommended to the higher authorities concerned to conduct probe into granting of lease to the 'un-authorised occupants of Mauripur Road at the site of the old truck stand. Despite allotment of alternate plots by the government to the truck owners, they ...

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  • TKARACHI - Train operations in Karachi Division were severely affected as nearly Rs2 billion allocation for the rehabilitation of 36 ageing locomotives was allegedly misused. A source, privy to the situation, on condition of anonymity told TheNation here on Thursday that half of the allocation for ...

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  • TKARACHI - Pakistan Muslim League leader Marvi Memon on Sunday assured that she would table the issue of the victims of the Port Qasim in the parliaments. Addressing a public gathering here in Razzaqabad area, Malir, held by victims of Port Qasim, whom villages were demolished in which the port was ...

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  • TKARACHI - Pakistan Railways could save over Rs4 billion a year by adopting a plausible policy on the buying of oil, the proposals given to the Railway Ministry by Railway Workers Union (open lines) suggested. The Union has sent proposals to the federal railway minister, state minister for railway, ...

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  • TKARACHI - Pakistan Railway (PR) department is waiting for the response of its summary sent to the Prime Minister in which it proposed the government not to privatise the railway department for at least two years. In May 2010, General Manager of Pakistan Railways had sent a summary to the ...

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  • TKARACHI - Fishermen of the centuries-old villages of the coastal belt have demanded the lease of their land. Despite the assurance of the government, fishermens community living in the coastal belts was yet to be benefited. As per detail, people living in the coastal belt of the metropolitan, ...

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  • TKARACHI - The Mater Mariner Society (MMS) of Pakistan urged the Minister Ports and Shipping to raise the issue of violation of international maritime laws by NATO war ship that allegedly attacked M.V. QSM Dubai in which the Master of the Ship Capt. M Jaffer Jafri was killed. The Society in its ...

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  • TKARACHI - Scores of families from Lyari, plagued by the ongoing gang-war, have rushed to villages along coastline to take shelter with their near and dear ones, The Nation has learnt. According to reports, the government authorities have failed to convince the affected villagers of the coastal belt ...

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  • TKARACHI - Expressing dissatisfaction over proper arrangements, the villagers of the coastal belt have refused to move to the government- established relief camps in view of the expected cyclone 'Phet, as only around 3,000 villagers out of 0.8 million have so far been shifted to the relief camps. ...

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