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Congo fever kills first Karachi resident this year

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A 30-year-old man who died of the deadly Congo Crimean Haemorrhagic Fever at a private hospital a day ago became the first citizen of Karachi to have been killed by the virus this year, provincial health authorities said on Monday. A resident of Adam Town in Phase I, DHA, the victim, Naseeb Khan, was brought […]

After 50 raids: Tania Khaskheli’s ‘killer’ caught

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HYDERABAD: Police have arrested the alleged murderer of a young woman, Tania Khaskheli, who was brutally killed in front of her parents in Jamshoro. At a press conference on Monday, Hyderabad DIG Khadim Hussain Rind confirmed that Khan Muhammad Noohani alias Khanu, the main accused, and Moula Bux Noohani alias Moulu had been arrested. Rind said […]

Authorities refute reports of Chikungunya outbreak in rural Malir

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Despite the area’s extremely poor sanitary conditions, rural Malir was not under the grip of a Chikungunya epidemic, claimed Karachi Health Director Dr Muhammad Taufiq in a news conference on Monday. Accompanied by heads of the provincial dengue and malaria control programs including Dr Abdul Rasheed, Dr Naheed Jamali, Dr Arif Niaz and others, Dr […]

Police bust gang of social media drug dealers in Karachi

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KARACHI: At Café Zero Degree, trance and dance music pounded on the speakers but one group of youngsters were not partying. From their faces they appeared to have been hungry for days; the dark circles around their eyes bespoke of their sleeplessness. But this night was going to be different for them. They were anxiously awaiting […]

Riz Ahmed becomes first Asian actor to bag an Emmy award

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Nominated for two awards at the Emmys, British-Pakistani actor Riz Ahmed has made history by becoming the first South Asian man to win an Emmy Award for acting. He picked up the trophy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for his role as Nasir ‘Naz’ Khan in The Night Of at […]

Jang Media Group wins South Asian Digita Media Awards

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CHENNAI: The Jang Media Group won the South Asian Digital Awards 2017 for its augmented reality app Jang Real, in a ceremony recently held in Chennai, organised by the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) to recognise the best practices in digital publishing worldwide. Newspapers from Malaysia, India and Bangladesh clinched awards in […]