Karachi

Type: City
Name: Karachi
Country: Pakistan
Latitude: 24.860001
Longitude: 67.010002
population: 11,627,380
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 36 mins ago - 15 reports

Rainstorm in various areas of Karachi beautifies the weather

'Nilofar' was avoided but effects have arrived in Karachi, weather has become pleasant in the cityKARACHI: (Dunya News) – Although ‘Nilofar’ cyclone had been avoided yet the effects have arrived in Karachi as rainstorm has beautified the weather of the ... [Published Dunya News - 36 mins ago]
Entities: Karachi
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 6 reports

Pakistan faces grave danger from Islamic State:Altaf Hussain

Pakistan faces grave danger from the Islamic State militants, Mutthaida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain warned today and asked the government to take immediate steps to root out its influence.Hussain said if the government didn't take immediate ... [Published Business Standard India - 2 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

Three killed in target killings, seven injures attack on police in Karachi

KARACHI: The economic hub of Pakistan Karachi witnessed another terrorists incident filled day as in just an hour seven different attacks on police and others were reported on Friday (today) evening killing three and injuring seven policemen, media r ... [Published The News Tribe - 2 hours ago]
Entities: Karachi, Attack, Police, Assault
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 3 reports

Goods transporters reduce fares by 5% while public transporters refuse

KARACHI (Dunya News) – The goods transporters on Friday voluntarily reduced the fares by 5% after welcoming Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s efforts to reduce petroleum prices. The Karachi transporters on the other hand have refused to reduce the fare despite ... [Published Dunya News - 4 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 3 reports

572 criminals, 129 cops died in Karachi operation

KarachiThe Sindh police chief has said that 572 criminals, including robbers, terrorists and gangsters have been killed in encounters and 129 policemen have been martyred in Karachi since the launching of the operation last year on September 5.IGP Ghulam ... [Published The News International - 7 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 5 reports

At least 3 injured in blast in Pakistan's Karachi

Pakistani people gather at the blast site in southern Pakistani port city of Karachi on Oct. 30, 2014. At least three people were injured in a hand grenade blast near a Shiite Muslims mosque in Karachi on Thursday night, local media reported. (Xinhua/Masroor) ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - 19 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 12 reports

Cyclone Nilofar weakening

KARACHI: Although cyclone Nilofar appeared to be dying out on Thursday, it still has the potential of causing heavy rain with strong gusty winds in lower Sindh and the Lasbela coastline.“The severe tropical cyclone (Nilofar) in the Arabian Sea has weakened ... [Published DAWN Group - 19 hours ago]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 11 reports

Pak to evacuate 50,000 people in wake of Nilofar cyclone

Karachi, Oct 30 (PTI) Pakistan has planned to evacuate at least 50,000 people from its southern coastal areas with cyclone Nilofar slowly moving towards it, officials said today.The cyclone, moving at about 14km per hour speed towards Sindh may hit Pakistan ... [Published Press Trust of India - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 12 reports

Cyclone Nilofar 760km away from Karachi

KARACHI (Online) - Severe Tropical Cyclone Nilofar in Arabian Sea is likely to move towards northward coastal areas of Sindh today. According to Pakistan Meteorological Department, the Cyclone would move with a speed of five kilometres per hour towards ... [Published Dunya News - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 6 reports

No pillion riding from Nov 2 to 4

KarachiThe Sindh Home Department has imposed a ban on pillion riding from November 2 to 4 (Muharram 8 to 10) in 10 districts of the province.The districts where the ban will be in effect are Hyderabad, Sanghar, Khairpur, Sukkur and six districts of Karachi: ... [Published The News International - Oct 30 2014]
Entities: Karachi, Sukkur, Hyderabad
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 6 reports

CID police claim arresting four suspects linked to Karachi airport attack

Home » Karachi By PPI NewsKARACHI: Crime Investigation Department (CID) of Sindh police on Tuesday claimed to have apprehended four suspects allegedly involved in Karachi airport attack that took place in 8 June 2014.This was disclosed by AIG CID Saqib ... [Published Pakistan Press International - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 14 reports

Cyclone Nilofar: Live Updates

1: 41 PM : Cyclone Nilofar is currently about 880 KM away from Karachi.10:00 AM: Tropical cyclone ‘Nilofar’ has become a very severe tropical cyclone, is currently about 910 kilometres away from Karachi in the northwest, Aaj News reported.According ... [Published AAJ TV - Oct 29 2014]

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...Iftikhar Chaudhri was fool-proof but the Supreme Judicial Council, the body dealing with complaints against judges, instead of giving its judgment, "did not even read the files, passed it on to a smaller bench, and a case, full of evidence, collapsed”."
"Few years back the MQM kept on saying that the Taliban have become a grave danger for Pakistan and have entered Karachi but we were laughed off. Today we are again warning there is grave danger from Daish in Pakistan" Hussain said
"We have identified more than 30,000 people who will be shifted from coastal areas to safer places by this evening" M S Patel, an official in Gujarat's Kutch district, told the news agency AFP on Wednesday
"Junaid was examined by an orthopedic surgeon, Dr Waqar Farooqi. He was advised to continue with the existing protocol of rehabiliation with gradual increments over the next three weeks" the Pakistan Cricket Board said in a statement on Friday

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How Young, Independent Women are Making a Space... [Published Global Voices Online - 2 hours ago]
Image mixed by Nina Mashurova from Zoe Viccaji, Sara Haider and Natasha Ejaz ‘s Facebook pages. At eighteen, Sara Haider started playing music by herself, singing Islamic songs and then transitioning into Pakistan's underground rock scene. Without ...
Cyclone Nilofar: Storm makes landfall in Pak, I... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - 13 hours ago]
Latest :Pakistan and India are maintaining vigilance even as authorities downgrade the wrath of Cyclone Nilofar to a ‘Severe Tropical Storm’. The storm surge is expected to make landfall in parts of Pakistan and India later today, with both countries ...
Cyclone Nilofar latest: Storm weakening, makes ... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - 15 hours ago]
Latest :Pakistan and India are maintaining vigilance even as authorities downgrade the wrath of Cyclone Nilofar to a ‘Severe Tropical Storm’. The storm surge is expected to make landfall in parts of Pakistan and India later today, with both countries ...
Pakistan Security Brief - October 31, 2014 [Published Critical Threats - 16 hours ago]
Arabs, a Sudanese, and a Yemeni among those killed in U.S. drone attack; PAF airstrikes kill 20 militants in Khyber; Three TTP militants killed in Karachi; Blast narrowly misses Frontier Corps convoy; Canadian police arrest Pakistani national allegedly ...
Sentences to ponder [Published Marginal Revolution - Oct 30 2014]
Here is Jody Lanard and Peter M. Sandman on the risks of an Ebola pandemic in the developing world: The two of us are far less worried about sparks landing in Chicago or London than in Mumbai or Karachi. Do read the whole thing , via Andrea Castillo ...
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At least one dead in Karachi blast [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Sep 26 2014]
Pakistanis celebrate Eid amid heightened security [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 29 2014]
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Police search for gunmen after second Karachi a... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jun 10 2014]
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