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Video captures ostrich that escaped from zoo running down busy Karachi street

January 08, 2021 10:31 am

Pictures and videos showed the bird running through traffic in the Korangi No 4 area of Karachi on January 5.

Shortchanged by Partition, why Sindhis hold Karachi especially dear

November 27, 2020 11:38 am

The name of the Karachi chain of sweets and bakeries has frequently come under attack for its seeming association with Pakistan. Yet, for the Sindhi owners of the chain, the name is a reminder of a lost homeland and a Partition unlike any other.

Pakistan: Three days of rains kill 90, disrupt life in Karachi

August 26, 2020 8:56 am

The rains are expected to continue this week in Karachi, where Prime Minister Imran Khan earlier this month sent troops to help local authorities in pumping out rainwater from inundated residential areas.

Why Balochistan Liberation Army, which targets Chinese interests in Pakistan, may have attacked Karachi stock exchange

July 01, 2020 9:31 am

Pakistan Stock Exchange attack: If indeed this is an attack by the BLA, this is their second time in Karachi, Pakistan’s business capital and its largest city where the country’s biggest port is located.

Karachi: 4 dead, 15 hospitalised after inhaling toxic gases coming out of vegetable container

February 17, 2020 9:36 am

The container was unloaded from a cargo ship in Kemari port area on Sunday night.

Altaf Hussain: Once ‘king’ of Karachi, he now wants asylum in India

November 22, 2019 8:48 pm

Altaf Hussain’s appeal Sunday to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to give him and his colleagues asylum, makes him perhaps the first British citizen to seek refuge in India.

Pakistan's rupee keeps sliding after IMF loan accord reached

May 17, 2019 1:17 pm

The rupee, which lost 3.6 percent on Thursday to close at 146.2 against the U.S. dollar in the interbank market, dropped further on Friday, dealers said, selling at 149.50 in the interbank market and 150 in the open market.

Gunmen kill ex-Pakistani lawmaker outside home in Karachi

December 26, 2018 9:25 am

Abidi was a former member of the National Assembly and his Muttahida Qaumi Movement party has urged the government to immediately trace and arrest his killers.

Body of Pakistani exchange student killed at Texas school arrives in Karachi

May 23, 2018 9:24 am

Sabika Sheikh was among 10 students and staff slain Friday at Santa Fe High School. The alleged shooter is 17-year-old Dimitrios Pagourtzis, who is being held on capital murder charges.

PSL 2018: Massive security cover deployed in Karachi ahead of final at National Cricket Stadium

March 23, 2018 6:43 pm

The PSL 2018 final at Karachi will witness a mammoth security cover as thousands of security personnel will be deployed in Pakistan's port city.

KARACHI PHOTOS

Terrorists armed with grenades attack Pakistan Stock Exchange in Karachi

June 29, 2020 3:32 pm

The gunmen, according to The Dawn, stepped out of a vehicle and lobbed grenades before entering the stock exchange premises. AK-47 rifles, hand grenades, magazines and other explosive material have been recovered, the police said, adding that the equipment indicated that they had come for a long siege.

Heat wave: 400 dead as Karachi sizzles

June 23, 2015 6:22 pm

Pakistan is facing its worst heat wave in more than a decade.

Karachi Terror Attack: People light candles to protest and show solidarity

May 14, 2015 7:08 pm

Amid tight security, hundreds of Pakistanis Thursday paid their respects at a mass funeral for 47 minority Shiites who were killed in an attack on a bus in the southern city of Karachi.

Islamic State militants kill 43 Shia Ismaili Muslims in Karachi

May 13, 2015 11:24 pm

Heavily-armed militants donning police uniforms attacked a bus on Wednesday carrying Shia Ismaili Muslims and shot them in the head, killing at least 43 people and leaving behind a pamphlet of ISIS claiming responsibility for the grisly attack in Pakistan’s port city of Karachi.

KARACHI VIDEOS

Pakistan arrests 88 Indian fishermen for territorial violation

February 21, 2016 2:11 pm

Karachi, Feb 21 (ANI): Pakistan's marine forces have arrested 88 Indian fishermen and took sixteen boats into custody for allegedly violating the country's territorial waters in the Arabian Sea. A police official said the fishermen, who were arrested on Friday night, have been handed over to Docks Police Station in Karachi for necessary legal action. The arrested fishermen were charged under the Foreign Act and Fisheries Act. The fishermen, who belong to Gujarat, will be produced them before a magistrate on Sunday. India and Pakistan share an extensive oceanic border with each other which is poorly defined, resulting in fishermen on both sides inadvertently crossing over to the other side while netting their catch.

Delhi police arrests Al Qaeda terrorist from Haryana

January 19, 2016 7:45 am

New Delhi, Jan 19 (ANI): The Delhi police arrested a member of the Al Qaeda in Indian Subcontinent (AQIS), the wing opened by the dreaded terror group last year, from Haryana's Mewat district. Special Commissioner of Police (Special Cell) Arvind Deep said the terrorist has been identified as Abdul Sami. He said Sami was produced before a court and had been sent to police remand till February 1. The official said Sami had gone to Dubai in January, 2014 and then to Karachi for training. After Karachi, he went to Mansehra, where he was trained in intensive arms. Sami is the fifth AQIS member to be arrested by the police so far.