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45 people robbed at gunpoint daily in Karachi during April: CPLC

KARACHI: The Citizens Police Liaison Committee (CPLC) has released a report indicating a staggering number of 45 people being robbed of their valuables at gunpoint in the city on daily basis during the month of April. From personal valuables to vehicles, many citizens have been robbed of their belongings at gunpoint. Valuables listed mainly include mobile phones, cash and motorcycles. A number of 45 people on average are reported to have fallen victim to these rising crimes in the city every day. According to the…

Pakistani city becomes hottest place on earth in April

KARACHI: Amid looming fears of ‘unprecedented’ heat wave to hit Karachi this summer, a senior met official has revealed that Pakistan has become the hottest place on earth in April when the temperature crossed 50 degrees Celsius in Nawabshah on the last day of April. According to the Met Office, the temperature in the corresponding month last year was recorded at 49.2 Celsius. Abdul Rasheed, director of the Met office said on April 30, Nawabshah sizzled at 50.2 Celsius and it was the first time in the history of the…

‘New Islamabad airport to become operational in April’

ISLAMABAD: Advisor to prime minister on aviation Sardar Mahtab Ahmad Khan on Monday affirmed that the New Islamabad International Airport would be operational in April this year. The advisor while visiting and inspecting different facilities of the new airport before initial operations, said that no comprise on airport quality standards will be tolerated and no further delay will be made. The aviation advisor was given a detailed briefing about the operational readiness and the latest technology installed at new…

Tesla to take orders for solar roof tiles starting April

Tesla Motors Inc will start taking orders for its solar roof tiles in April, Chief Executive Elon Musk said in a Tweet on Friday. The solar-powered roof shingles were unveiled in October last year to show the benefits of combining his electric car maker with solar installer SolarCity Corp. @HolsMichael Start taking orders in April — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) March 24, 2017 There was no detail on cost. Read More: Tesla’s Musk adds solar roofs to his clean energy vision Tesla has said previously the cost…

Bob Dylan to perform in Sweden in April after Nobel no-show

Nobel literature laureate Bob Dylan will perform in Sweden in April, offering the singer a chance to give the lecture that is a requirement for getting the $870,000 prize. The media-shy Dylan declined to attend the Nobel ceremony on Saturday. But he is scheduled to perform in Stockholm on April 1 and 2 and in Lund in southern Sweden on April 9, his website said. In order to receive the prize, Dylan needs to give a lecture within six months from Dec. 10. It does not necessarily need not be delivered in Stockholm.…