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Explained: The Baloch group behind Karachi bombing

April 28, 2022 9:51 am

Karachi bombing: Baloch Liberation Army has claimed responsibility for the suicide attack by a woman. A look at insurgency in Balochistan, and why a Chinese centre was targeted.

Pakistani convicted murderer takes top school score, wins scholarship

January 23, 2022 5:18 pm

Syed Naeem Shah, 35, scored the highest in the general high school exams among private candidates last year in Pakistan's largest city, winning a scholarship for further studies from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan.

Mumbai blast accused Gazi dies in Karachi jail

January 17, 2022 7:42 am

🔴 A member of the Dawood Ibrahim gang and an aide of gangster Chhota Shakeel, Gazi is alleged to have fled the country in 1993.

Explosion at Pakistan bank branch kills at least 15

December 19, 2021 7:43 am

A petrol station located next to the bank within the Sindh Industrial Trading Estate and cars parked nearby were badly damaged.

Fuel station explosion in Pakistan kills 4, injures 6

October 30, 2021 9:34 am

The explosion in Karachi was the result of short circuiting inside a room where the electric system is controlled, according to Nasir Aftab, who is deputy-inspector general for the city's police.

At least 15 labourers killed in fire at chemical factory in Pakistan

August 27, 2021 5:40 pm

The bodies of 15 labourers working in the factory have been retrieved. Over 20 people were still feared to be trapped inside, police said.

Pakistan locks down Karachi amid new Covid surge

July 31, 2021 3:14 pm

Sindh's chief minister Murad Ali Shah said Friday that a sudden rise in virus cases has flooded hospitals in Karachi, the provincial capital.

Karachi gets its first commercial trans-led tailor shop

March 22, 2021 6:37 pm

The country's Trans Pride Society is behind this amazing initiative. The inauguration happened Sunday

IndiGo flight diverts to Karachi due to medical emergency onboard

March 02, 2021 11:44 am

The passenger who had the medical emergency could not be revived and was declared dead on arrival by the airport medical team, IndiGo said in a statement.

Karachi police put on their rollerblades to curb street crime

February 26, 2021 12:30 pm

The 20-member unit which is a part of the Special Security Unit (SSU) includes 10 men and 10 women who will patrol narrow alleys and streets in the city of 20 million.


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.


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.