Connect with us

Karachi

Met Office downgrades its early heatwave alert about Karachi

Published

on

Heatwave Hot Weather

KARACHI: Pakistan Meteorological Department’s Heatwave Early Warning Centre has downgraded the heatwave alert for Karachi as mild heatwave with hot and humid weather likely to prevail.

The Met Office in its fresh announcement said that maximum temperature may range in 38-40ºC on 25-26th May 2019 and it will further drop to 37-39ºC on 27th May 2019.

The weather department in a warning earlier on Thursday had said that the heatwave will likely to grip Karachi city and surrounding areas from May 25 to 27. It had warned that the day temperatures would rise to 39-41ºC during this period.

According to the weather forecast, wind will be mostly from southwesterly to westerly direction during day time.

Earlier, the Heatwave Early Warning Centre had said that the weather will remain hot and humid, and the wind direction will change from west and southwest to west and northwest.

 

 

 

 

app

Karachi

Altaf Hussain’s arrest: Karachi AIG orders foolproof security in metropolitan

Published

on

Karachi Police

KARACHI: Karachi Police Chief Ameer Ahmed Shaikh has ordered the police to stay alert and ensure foolproof security in the metropolitan in order to deal with any untoward incident following the arrest of MQM founder Altaf Hussain in London.

Muttahida Qaumi Movement founder Altaf Hussain was arrested by the Scotland Yard this morning.

Karachi AIG has directed the SSPs of city’s districts to ensure swift security measures in order to avoid any law and order situation amid arrest of MQM founder.

Continue Reading

Karachi

Allama Abbas Kumaili passes away

Published

on

Abbas Kumaili

KARACHI: Leader of Jaffria Alliance Allama Abbas Kumaili, who has also served as a senator, passed away today after a protracted illness at a private hospital here in Soldier Bazar. 

His Namaz-e-Janaza is scheduled to be held after Maghrib prayers at the Mehfil-i-Shah-i-Khorasan mosque here. 

President Dr. Arif Alvi has expressed his deep grief and sorrow over the death of Allama Abbas Kumaili. He pointed out that late Allama Kumaili was a strong advocate for the cause of Muslims’ unity and sectarian harmony.

PM Imran Khan has expressing sorrow over his sad demise noted that he was a strong voice of interfaith harmony and unity among the Muslims. CM Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah lauded his services for sectarian harmony. It is pertinent to mention here that his son Akbar Kumaili was shot dead in 2014 by unidentified gunmen.

Continue Reading

Cricket

Cricket, and the staff of US diplomatic post in Karachi!

Published

on

Cricket at US Consulate

Q1: What is a Googly?

A: – Googly eyes like this.

     – An internet research tool?

     – Something that exists in Silicon Valley.

     – Is it a specific kind of pitch?

     – It has something to do with the way you look at the players and judge them.

Q2: How many balls are there in one over?

A:   – Fifteen.

       – Four.

       – Three?

Q3: What is a dolly catch?

A:   – An assisted catch with a cart.

       -That’s when…I don’t know what it means.

       – We catch it just as it hits the ground.

Q4: What is a golden duck?

A:   -Bird that gets hit by a ball in the air.

       -Hitting one that’s for six points?

       -Hitting one that’s zero points.

       I think it might be similar to a home-run in Baseball.

Q5: What is a silly point?

A:   -It is sound a baby makes.

       -The wicketer behind the wicket catching the ball that gets missed.

       -The point that someone gets through no accomplishment of their own. Someone else has done something and they take advantage of that.

Q6: What is a slog shot?

A:   -It is an animal.

       -No, in boxing, it’s a hard hit!

 

Continue Reading
Advertisement

Facebook

News Pakistan Trending

News Pakistan TV, one of Pakistan’s leading multimedia news providers including latest and featured stories, offers exclusive information 24/7 regarding web-only content/ information based on insights and opinions. We also offer multimedia projects gathered by our trusted and dedicated correspondents.