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Karachi: Megacity in Sindh, Pakistan
Karachi is the capital of the Pakistani province of Sindh. It is the most populous city in Pakistan, and fifth-most-populous city proper in the world. Ranked as a beta-global city, the city is Pakistan's premier industrial and financial centre. It is also considered as the cultural, economic, philanthropic, educational, and political hub of the country. Karachi is also Pakistan's most cosmopolitan city. Situated on the Arabian Sea, Karachi serves as a transport hub, and is home to Pakistan's two largest seaports, the Port of Karachi and Port Bin Qasim, as well as Pakistan's busiest airport, Jinnah International Airport.


Thar Express from Pakistan reaches India; Indian link train on way to Karachi

IndiaTimes - Published

Thar Express gets Pak clearance for onward journey to Karachi

The train will reach the zero point station, at the international border with Pakistan, after which transfer of passengers will take place, they said. Pakistan on Friday said that it has suspended all..
IndiaTimes - Published

Pakistan has no moral ground to speak on behalf of Kashmiris if it is depriving own citizens of rights, says Mohajir leader Nadeem Nusrat

A US-based group representing expatriate Mohajirs on Monday called for the creation of an autonomous 'Greater Karachi' within Pakistan
Firstpost - Published

Pakistani news anchor Mureed Abbas shot dead outside Karachi cafe over personal dispute

A journalist working in a Pakistan-based news channel was shot dead on Tuesday evening over a personal dispute, police said
Firstpost - Published

Pakistan: TV anchor shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Karachi

The incident took place at Khyaban-e-Jami road near the defense area in Pakistan capital where the TV anchor was shot dead.
DNA - Published

Pakistani politician arrested in London amid probe of speeches

British police arrested Pakistani politician Altaf Hussain in London on Tuesday as part of an investigation into speeches he gave as founder of a political party that ruled the megacity of Karachi for..
Reuters - Published

Watch: 93 Pakistani Hindus from Islamabad, Karachi and Balochistan visit Jagannath Temple in Puri

The team was also felicitated in Bhubaneswar by Omkarnath Mission, which organised their visit in association with Odisha International Center.
DNA - Published

Dawood Ibrahim aide held for smuggling Rs 2000 notes worth Rs 7.6 cr

The Pakistani nationals have been identified as, Muhammad Akhtar, Nasir Uddin & Nadia Anwar - all three hail from Karachi.
DNA - Published

Indian Coast Guard seizes narcotics worth Rs 500 cr

Boat with 6 crew is suspected to have set off from Karachi harbour
DNA - Published

IAF intercepts Georgian cargo plane after it deviates from flight path, forces it to land at Jaipur

Indian Air Force fighters on Friday forced an Antonov AN-12 heavy cargo plane of Georgia, which was flying from Karachi to Delhi, to land at Jaipur airport. The IAF fighter jets intercepted the cargo..
IndiaTimes - Published

Plane from Karachi deviates from path while entering India, forced to land at Jaipur airport

The plane changed course leading to intervention from IAF.
DNA - Published

Bombay High Court asks cops to reverify address of man with Pakistani wife

The couple got married in 2017 in Karachi but her application has not been processed till date.
DNA - Published

Lo Baith Gayi Theek Se isn't about 'womanspreading', it's a call to defy the policing of women's bodies

In early March, a pair of young Karachi feminists, Rumisa Lakhani and Rashida Shabbir Hussain, created a poster with the Lo Baith Gayi Theek Se (Here, I'm sitting properly) slogan juxtaposed with a..
Firstpost - Published

Karachi revitalization drive aims to remake Pakistan's largest city

At a historic market commissioned by Queen Victoria in Pakistan's southern metropolis of Karachi, third-generation spice seller Mohammad Shakeel Abbasi complains that a move to clear illegal..
Reuters - Published

'Karachi halwa' in India to 'Bengali samosa' in Pakistan: How Indo-Pak history is inseparable

Gujarat in India, Gujrat in Pakistan; Hyderabad here and also there; Delhi Gate in Lahore and Lahori Gate in Patiala. Then there is the favourite sweetmeat of many Indians, the Karachi halwa, while the..
DNA - Published

US reduces visa validity for Pakistani citizens from 5 years to 12 months; journalists not allowed to stay beyond 3 months

An additional fee of $32 for I Visas and $38 for all other visa categories must be paid at the Embassy, Islamabad or Consulate General Karachi prior to visa issuance with effect from 21 January
Firstpost - Published

Mind occupied with Pakistan, PM Modi says after 'Karachi-Kochi' mix-up

IndiaTimes - Published

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