ISLAMABAD: A huge fire broke out in Sasta Bazaar at Islamabad’s Sector H/9 on Wednesday morning, engulfing several shops and stalls, ARY News reported. According to our correspondent, at least 10 shops and stalls in the garment section of the Bazaar were burnt to ashes. Five fire tenders are dousing the raging fire. Thick, black clouds of smoke have been seen towering over the the federal capital. So far, no loss of life has been reported. Officials said that the fire might have spread after locals lit up garbage –…
KARACHI: Sindh Government has stepped up efforts to implement its decisions to shut down shops by 07.00 pm and marriage halls by 10.00 pm by November 1st, ARY News reported on Friday. Chief Minister of Sindh Murad Ali Shah chaired a meeting of the provincial cabinet today to discuss implementation of the government decisions. The chief minister in the cabinet meeting ordered the concerned authorities to implement the decision by November 1st. According to sources, the government has also decided to restrict the wedding…
SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook pages moved closer to replacing small business websites Tuesday, announcing features designed to make it easier for shops to hawk their wares.
KARACHI: After more than 48 hours of severe load shedding in various areas, the Sindh government has eventually awakened and come up with a solution to reduce power outages across the province, ARY News reported.
JOHANNESBURG: Immigrants in downtown Johannesburg, South Africa's biggest commercial city, shut their shops on Wednesday as a wave of anti-foreigner violence that has killed four people near the city of Durban threatened to spread, police said.
KARACHI: A country-wide strike is being observed against the killing of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam - Fazl (JUI-F) leader Dr. Khalid Mahmood Soomro on Sunday, ARY News reports.
KARACHI: Fear and panic again hit Karachi during mid-day today as shops, petrol stations and other business centres started to shut again in most of the city areas, ARY News reported. Unknown persons resorted to closure of shops and petrol stations across city areas. During a press talk at around 11.30am today at Numaish intersection, MQM leader Farooq Sattar had said traders and transporters must continue their routine operations in the city. He also said MQM didn’t want closure of business activities. Reports are being…