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Apex court suspends ban on heavy traffic movement in Karachi

ISLAMABAD: A three-member bench of Supreme Court, headed by Justice Saqib Nisar, suspended the Sindh High Court (SHC) orders pertaining to ban on movement of heavy traffic in Karachi on Thursday, ARY News reported. Hearing two interlinked petitions filed by Sindh government and the transporters association, the top court ruled that the ban on heavy traffic movement is violation of the fundamental rights. The bench remarked that the high court had passed an order that was against its earlier verdict, announced in 2007.…

Fire erupts in Karachi Dockyard godown

KARACHI: Fire erupted in a warehouse situated at Karachi Dockyard in the port area of the city on Saturday morning, ARY News reported.  Eight fire tenders, six of Karachi Port Trust (KPT) and two of Pakistan Navy, were engaged in extinguishing the fire in the area adjacent to commercial shipyard,. According to ARY News Reporter Asif Khan, no loss of life has been reported so far and the blaze has been under control after four hours of fire-fighting. The fire erupted due to short circuit in the godown this morning,…