Wrestling fighting for survival in Karachi
Text & Photos By Amar Guriro
KARACHI: Abbas, commonly known as Butt, is a 55-year-old retired Pehlwan or a traditional wrestler who, despite his retirement, still drinks Thadal, a traditional drink mostly had by Pehlwans. He keeps this old habit alive because every time he has Thadal,...
3 kidnappers, including dismissed policeman held, weapons recovered
KARACHI: Police have arrested three people, including a dismissed policeman, involved in cases of kidnapping for ransom and extortion. Weapons and ransom money were also recovered, said Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) Wasim Ahmed.
Speaking to journalists at a press...
28 investigation officers punished for negligence
* Guilty officers facing dismissal, demotion, suspension
LAHORE: Twenty-eight investigation officers of the City Police have been punished, including dismissal from service and reversion to a lower rank, for improperly conducting investigations.
Sources within the police told APP...
|Camels trim PHA trees|
By Abdul Manan
LAHORE: For the past two months, camels roaming the city streets have caused significant damage to trees planted along various roads.
The green belts on the main roads of Gulberg, Model Town and other areas have been adorned with the Alstonia and Beripata trees,...
Slow poisoning: Hooked to hookahs through ignorance
ISLAMABAD: Unaware of the fact that sheesha or hookah smoking is as harmful as cigarette smoking, the city’s youth, particularly university students, are getting hooked to hookahs.
Sheesha is coloured tobacco-fruit mixture and this form of smoking is widely used in...
Altaf warns of 400,000 Afghan and Taliban intruders in city
KARACHI: Muttahidda Qaumi Movement (MQM) Chief Altaf Hussein has claimed that more than 400,000 Afghan nationals have arrived in the city, fully equipped with the latest automatic weapons.
According to a press release issued on Sunday from the MQM headquarters Nine...
Oct 13, 2008 ... He said the man — identified on his passport as Juddi Kenan — was ... at a community college in Florida and wanted to enter the tribal ...
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