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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 the cultural, economic, philanthropic, educational, and political hub of the country, and 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.


Pakistan probes link between soybean dust and deaths in port city of Karachi

Authorities in Pakistan are investigating if exposure to soybean dust, which can cause severe allergic reactions, is responsible for at least 14 deaths and dozens of illnesses in the southern port city..
Reuters - Published

Parents protest as Pakistani students stuck in China under coronavirus lockdown

Around a hundred people called on Pakistan's government to "bring back our children" from the locked down Chinese province of Hubei in a demonstration on Sunday in Karachi.
Reuters - Published

Dawood Ibrahim lives in Pakistan under ISI's security, reveals arrested gangster Ejaz Lakdawala

Gangster Ejaz Lakdawala, a former gang member of noted criminals like Dawood Ibrahim and Chota Rajan who has revealed that Dawood still lives in Pakistan's Karachi, according to sources quoted by Zee..
DNA - Published

Meets in Karachi and Lahore to back JNU, Jamia, AMU students

IndiaTimes - Published

Thousands protest in Pakistan over U.S. killing of Iranian commander

Protestors clashed with police in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi on Sunday, as thousands of demonstrators attempted to march toward the U.S. consulate to protest the killing of Iranian..
Reuters - Published

Abhinandan’s statue on display in Pakistan museum

Dressed in a copy of his Indian uniform, a large effigy of the pilot has been installed in an exhibit at the PAF Museum in Karachi alongside another statue bearing the likeness of the Pakistan Army..
IndiaTimes - Published

As Modi-Xi to hold talks in Mahabalipuram today, Pak plans big missile test

Intelligence sources have revealed that when Xi Jinping and PM Modi meeting will be underway, at the same time Pakistan is planning a big missile test near Karachi port.
DNA - Published

UK police charge Pakistan MQM founder Hussain with terrorism offense

British police said on Thursday they had charged the London-based founder of Pakistan's MQM movement, Altaf Hussain, with a terrorism offense in connection with a speech delivered in Karachi three..
Reuters - Published

26 Godhra residents stranded in Karachi return to India

Around 50 people including children and women from Godhra in Panchmahal district of Gujarat had to extend their stay in Karachi in Pakistan by around two weeks due to the suspension of train link..
IndiaTimes - Published

Pakistan to partially close Karachi airspace from 28 to 31 August for operational reasons, says decision not because of tensions with India

Pakistan will close its airspace till 31 August, owing to certain 'operational reasons' and not because of tension in the region, said Pakistani govt sources, as reported by News18.
Firstpost - Published

Kerala-born, Karachi-based activist BM Kutty's demise further diminishes movement for peace between India-Pakistan

The movement for peace between India and Pakistan will be severely diminished by BM Kutty's demise, but his optimism and humour will remain as a guiding light. His life in Pakistan is also a reflection..
Firstpost - Published

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

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