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Karachi: Metropolis in Sindh, Pakistan
Karachi is the largest city in Pakistan and the twelfth-largest city in the world. It is the capital of the Pakistani province of Sindh. Ranked as a beta-global city, it is Pakistan's premier industrial and financial centre, with an estimated GDP of $164 billion (PPP) as of 2019. Karachi is Pakistan's most cosmopolitan city, linguistically, ethnically, and religiously diverse, as well as one of Pakistan's most secular and socially liberal cities. With its location 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, the Jinnah International Airport.

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#IndianLivesMatter goes viral in Pakistan, help offers pour in

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Indian flight makes emergency landing in Karachi after passenger suffers cardiac arrest

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Pakistan v South Africa: Debutant Nauman Ali takes 5-35 as hosts win first Test

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Pakistan v South Africa: Fawad Alam hits century on day two in Karachi

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'Woh Hamsafar Tha' poet and lyricist Naseer Turabi passes away at 75

Renowned Urdu poet, lyricist and intellectual Naseer Turabi passed away in Karachi on Sunday.
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Pakistan: Hazaras intensify protest against Machh killing in Karachi

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Pakistani woman becomes village head in UP's Etah, probe ordered

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Sri Lankan boat with 100 kg heroin seized by Indian Coast Guard; six crew members arrested

Initial investigation revealed that the contraband was transferred to the Sri Lankan boat from a Pakistani dhow from Karachi.
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BSF detects tunnel, sand bags with Karachi markings at international border in Jammu

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D-company: In-depth look at Dawood Ibrahim's crime syndicate

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Indian security agencies reveal Dawood Ibrahim's passport details, hours after Pakistan admits mobster lives in Karachi

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Had detailed discussion on Taj hotels bomb threat with CP & DCP of Mumbai police: Maha Home Minister Anil Deshmukh

Security outside Mumbai's two Taj hotels, at Colaba and Bandra, and the nearby areas were tightened on Tuesday morning after a bomb threat call from Karachi, the Mumbai Police said on this day.
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Mumbai: Security beefed outside Taj hotels after cops receive 26/11-like bomb threat from Karachi

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Taj Hotel receives bomb threat call from Pakistan; security beefed

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Twitter abuzz in Pakistan with users claiming IAF activity near Karachi

IAF sources have denied any such activity by its fighter aircraft over Pakistan.
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Pakistani aviation authority says PIA pilot ignored air traffic control

Pakistani aviation authorities have told Pakistan International Airlines that the pilot of a passenger plane that crashed into a residential district of Karachi last month had ignored air traffic..
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Black boxes from crashed Pakistan jet head to France for analysis

Air crash investigators were en route from Pakistan to France on Monday with two 'black box' flight recorders of a Pakistani airliner that crashed in a residential area while trying to land in the port..
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Covid-19 Lockdown: 26 from Gujarat stranded in Pakistan seek MEA help to return

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Crashed Pakistan A320 jet insured for $19.7 million: airline document

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Crashed Pakistan plane hit runway three times on first approach, minister says

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Investigators scour Pakistan air crash site for clues and cockpit voice recorder

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'No Eid in our home': Pakistani families mourn crash victims

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The flight data recorder from the Pakistani airliner that crashed into a residential neighbourhood of Karachi has been found, an official said on Saturday, as the death toll rose to 97.
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PIA spokesman says blackbox recovered from Karachi plane crash site

The flight data recorder and cockpit voice recorder have been recovered from site of a place crash in Karachi, an airline spokesman said on Saturday.
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Karachi hospitals receive at least 56 bodies from plane crash site: hospital officials

Karachi hospitals received 56 bodies from the site of a commercial jet that crashed into a residential neighbourhood while landing in Pakistan's largest city, hospital officials said on Friday.
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Confirmed Pakistan plane crash death toll at 41: airline CEO

At least 41 people are confirmed to have been killed in a plane crash in a residential area of Pakistan's largest city, Karachi, Pakistan International Airlines' (PIA) chief executive said on Friday.
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Pakistani PIA plane carrying 99 crashes in Karachi, many feared dead

An Airbus plane with 99 on board crashed into a residential area of the Pakistani city of Karachi on Friday while on approach to the airport, with at least one passenger surviving but many others..
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At least one passenger survived Pakistan plane crash - government official

At least one passenger survived the crash of a Pakistani airliner that went down on Friday in a residential area of Karachi, a government official said.
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Karachi mayor says does not expect survivors from crashed plane

There are expected to be no survivors among those on board a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane carrying 99 passengers and crew that crashed into a residential area of Karachi on Friday, the..
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