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Karachi Blog | Find here whatever is going on in Karachi! - Part 6

UBL inaugurates Pakistan’s first Digital Branch

Mr. Wajahat Husain, President & CEO UBL (4th left), Mr. Syed Irfan Ali, Executive Director, State Bank Pakistan (SBP) (4th right) and Mr. Izhar Hussain, Director, Centre for Executive Education, IBA (3rd left) along with officials from SBP and Read more


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Pakistan’s largest mall Lucky One to be open for public soon

Pakistan’s largest mall Lucky One, which was under-construction since a long time has finally neared its completion phase. Tentatively named as Lucky One for now, though we don’t think that the name would be changed, the plaza has already Read more

The 10 Best Karachi Restaurants 2017 - TripAdvisor

Karachi’s packed with dining options as dozens of new restaurants open their doors to the city every year. Some are new entrants and some are old restaurants. The world’s most efficient travel website — TripAdvisor. TripAdvisor Popularity Index, which uses Read more

Karachi Literature Festival 2017

New Year brings with it a number of festivals that provoke and make us think about issues that matter. Music, literature and film festivals have the power to not only bring people together but also develop a sense of Read more

K-Electric

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The KE logo represents our continued commitment to create advancement in society through providing energy, supporting the community and making our environment sustainable.

The three feathers are of our national bird Partridge.

KESC Gets Rebranded To K-Electric (KE)

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KESC (Karachi Electric Supply Company Ltd) has gotten a makeover and from now on KESC will be known as K-Electric or KE in short.

K-Electric streamers are up all over k-town announcing the new name. The website is now changed to (http://www.ke.com.pk/) and has a changed feel with the new logo in tact and the tagline “Energy that moves life” added.

The new logo comprises of three feathers of a patridge in three different colors; Orange, Blue and Green.

Orange stands for energy, Blue stands for community and Green stands for Environment.

The brand also has a new Facebook page and a changed Twitter handle (https://twitter.com/KElectricPk)

 

 

 

Pakistan look to spinners for win over Sri Lanka

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DUBAI: Pakistan are hoping for a wicket that takes turn to give their spinners an edge in the second Test against Sri Lanka starting Wednesday in Dubai.

Saeed Ajmal toiled for 49 wicketless overs in Sri Lanka´s second innings in the drawn first Test in Abu Dhabi last week, as skipper Angelo Mathews hit a career best 157 not out.

His fighting knock helped Sri Lanka erase Pakistan´s 179-run lead and set them a 302-run victory target. They finished on 158-2.It was the first time in Ajmal´s 31-Test career that the 36-year-old had bowled more than 17 overs in a second innings and finished wicketless.

Ajmal has taken 24 wickets at Dubai stadium, including seven against England which helped Pakistan inflict a 3-0 series defeat on the then-world number one team in 2012. Pakistan captain Misbah-ul Haq is hoping his spinners get more help from the pitch in Dubai for the second of three Tests.

“It was a sort of a setback for both teams as regards spinners in Abu Dhabi, but I think the Dubai wicket will be different and spinners will get turn on the third day,” he said.

Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by nine wickets in Dubai on their way to a 1-0 series win in 2011. In that game Ajmal took eight wickets and Abdul Rehman four.

Left-arm spinner Rehman is likely to replace fast bowler Rahat Ali, who went wicketless in the first Test.

Despite hundreds from Misbah and Younis Khan last week, Pakistan will also look to bolster their batting after they slumped from 329-4 to 383 all out in their first innings in Abu Dhabi.

“We need to work on our batting more as we should have got 450-odd runs on the board to have a big lead to put pressure on the opposition,” said Misbah.

Pakistan have the option of replacing opener Khurram Manzoor with Shan Masood. The recalled Sarfraz Ahmed will keep wicket after Adnan Akmal had to return home following a fractured finger in the first Test.

Sri Lanka have summoned one-day opener Kusal Perera after Lahiru Thirimanne failed to recover from an ankle injury. They have not sought a replacement for paceman Nuwan Kulasekara, who returned home with a hamstring injury.

Sri Lanka will be counting on the vastly experienced Mahela Jayawardene to come good after he failed in the first Test, managing five and nought.

Spinner Rangana Herath will also look for more rewards after getting just four wickets in Abu Dhabi. And off-spinner Sachithra Senanayake will try to secure his place in the side after getting support from his skipper. “We all know Sachithra is a good spinner. Playing in his first Test, it was not easy playing on a pitch like this,” said Mathews after Senanayake went wicketless in Abu Dhabi.

Mathews, who scored 91 in the first innings before his unbeaten century in the second, was delighted with his own form.”I was a little bit under pressure and I am happy that I justified my place,” he said.

Education Announcements

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Students of Karachi University Prof Dr Shakeel Ahmed Khan, director of faynnsl Aid office Monday morning at 11 am on January 6, 2014 in Rome Criteria ‘mtsu bsy Studies Scholarship Council under the’ split ‘function checks will be held., The function Mitsubishi Scholarship Corporation, which is the second installment of 2012, 51 students scholarship checks will daktrdyn Sheikh Jamia professor. * University of Karachi Prof Dr Khalid Iraqi, according to Admissions Director, Masters Program (open merit and entry test) that the Department of Interior released a list of candidates whose names have come so far that they could not submit their admission fee to the department on Monday 06 January, Dean Faculty of Arts 9-30 taduphr 1 o’clock in the morning to deposit admission fee. * University of Karachi Director of Admissions The Bachelor’s program (open merit and entry test) for sectors such candidates whose names released admission list have come so far his Admission fee could not they bruzmngl 07 Jan department, dean of the Faculty of Arts in the morning thirty-nine taduphr one o’clock his admission fee deposit. * University of Karachi Sardar Yasin Malik Professional Development fysylytz-sponsored three-day course, 07 to 09 January at being. these courses, teachers, trainee teachers, administrative department officials and students by acts would be very beneficial. course duphrdyrh times at four o’clock in the afternoon until half will. * Director Evening Programme Prof Dr Abid Hasnain, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Karachi in the form. D. (dyfysnsy course) for the year 2014 No admission will be given. enrollment in the course will be announced in 2015.

Jubilee Gets Insurance Products Online For Instant Purchases through Credit Cards

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Jubilee General Insurance, one of the Pakistan’s Leading General insurance company, stepped ahead to offer Insurance services online on internet and on Smartphones.

With an aim to offer easy and seamless access to various insurance products, Jubilee General Insurance is now offering ViaCare Travel, SelfCare, HomeCare and Critical illness Health Insurances instantly through internet.

Anyone can go ahead and buy Jubilee Insurance products with Visa and Master Cards, from the comfort of your home or office.

On the launch of Retail Products & Online Services, Managing Director Mr. Tahir Ahmed said that “We have steadfastly served our corporate customers and now we are venturing into the retail market with confidence in developing domains of internet and Smartphone customers”.

For example if you are up for buying a Travel Insurance (a compulsion if you are travelling to certain destinations) then simply go ahead and buy the product online while paying the insurance premium with your Visa or Master Debit and Credit Cards.

“The plan is to fulfill the individual market needs by continuous development of small ticket size products along with adding other payment mediums”, said the company official in a statement.

Just Visit www.jubileegeneral.com.pk click BuyOnline Tab and select product, Plan, provide Personal info and pay with your Visa or Master Card, and download your policy instantly. This entire process takes hardly 3-5 minutes.

Store Launch – SHAHNAMEY

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Time : Thu Jan 09 2014 at 06:30 pm

Venue :  Hyperstar Dolmen Mall, Clifton Block 2, Karachi, Pakistan

 

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Dear Esteemed Friends !! Assalam O Alaikum You are cordially invited to grace us with your presence on 9th of Jan, 2014 at SHAHNAMEY Store Launch. Timings: 6:30 PM Venue: 2nd floor, Dolmen City Mall, Clifton, Karachi. Performance by: Akhtar Chanai Zehri & Yousuf Bashir Qureshi Duas !! SHAHNAMEY

 

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Miscreants set ablaze LDA office in Karachi

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KARACHI – Unidentified miscreants attacked the office of Lyari Development Authority (LDA) at CivicCenter in Karachi and set the office furniture on fire on Monday.

According to police, the attack took place today morning when unidentified people attacked the LDA office at CivicCenter and tortured the staff present in the office.

The mob damaged the office furniture and later set it ablaze before fleeing from the site, police added.

Seafood at Marriott Karachi

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Prawns served at Marriott hotel Karachi.

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Bonanza Glamorous Winter Collection 2013-14

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Wrap yourself this winter in Bonanza’s with fine Merino Wool and Cashmere, Sweaters, Jackets, Cardigans, Overcoats for Men and Women along with some fabulous winter accessories – Gloves, Mufflers, caps etc. Enjoy Glamorous Winter by Bonanza!

Housing

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240 Square Yards House For Sale Rafah-e-Aam, Shah Faisal Town, Karachi :-

Status: For Sale
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 6
Area: 10 Marla
Price: 10,000,000 PKR
Ownership: Freehold
Occupancy Status: Vacant
Construction Status: Complete – See more at: http://www.pakreviews.com/real-estate/update/240-square-yards-house-sale-rafah-e-aam-shah-faisal-town-karachi#sthash.uOly9jFl.dpuf

 

2 Bed Flat For Sale Islampura Millat Nagar, Saddar Town Karachi :

2 Bed Flat For Sale Islampura Millat Nagar, Saddar Town Karachi Offers and Deals Photos

West open, luxury flat, having 2 bad rooms, 1 drawing room, a big common, T.v Lounge, American kitchen, 2 attach bathrooms, 1 washing room, ground floor. Status: For Sale Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 3 Area: 4 Marla Price: 2,000,000 PKR – See more at: http://www.pakreviews.com/real-estate/update/2-bed-flat-sale-islampura-millat-nagar-saddar-town-karachi#sthash.WE1h1gLq.dpuf