Karachi

Type: City
Name: Karachi
Country: Pakistan
Latitude: 24.860001
Longitude: 67.010002
population: 11,627,380
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

Rising population, limited resources affect KMC working

KarachiA six percent increase in the population on an annual basis is putting pressure on the city’s infrastructure and as a result the municipal resources are also not increasing as per the growth rate.Karachi Metropolitan Corporation Administrator Rauf ... [Published The News International - 2 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Passenger held with heroin at Karachi airport

KarachiA Colombo-bound passenger was arrested with 570 grams of heroin at the Karachi Airport on Monday.The Pakistan Customs’ Drug Enforcement Cell (DEC) intercepted a Pakistani passenger, Shahzad Ahmed, at the international departure hall when he reported ... [Published The News International - 2 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

New US consul general takes charge

KarachiThe new US consul general in Karachi, Brian Heath, assumed charge on Friday.A career member of the Senior Foreign Service, Heath most recently served as the Minister-Counselor for Management Affairs at the US Mission to the United Nations in New ... [Published The News International - 2 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 3 reports

Karachi falls further on livable cities list

KARACHI Karachi has barely moved on the Economist Intelligence Unit’s index of most livable cities. Karachi was 134 out of 140 cities four years ago and is placed 136 this year.The Economist Intelligence Unit writes that there does appear to be a correlation ... [Published Oman Tribune - 7 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 2 reports

KCCI lauded for highlighting small traders' issues

August 21, 2014A delegation comprising more than 100 shopkeepers, led by Boulton Market Association's President Rafiq Jadoon, on Wednesday, visited Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry to laud the efforts of KCCI in highlighting the issues of the ... [Published Business Recorder - 7 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 2 reports

Another polio case surfaces in Karachi

Home » Karachi By KARACHI: Another polio case was reported in Karachi on Tuesday, taking the total toll to 11 in Sindh province, said Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI) official.Deputy Project Director, Expanded Program on Immunization Dr Durray Naaz ... [Published Pakistan Press International - 15 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 3 reports

KMC needs more lifeguards to save precious lives

Home » Karachi By KARACHI: Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) administration is lacking the needed number of lifeguards, who can play a pivotal role in preventing beachgoers from drowning. In a situation when it is being demanded that the number of ... [Published Pakistan Press International - 15 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 2 reports

Karachi: Utility stores face sugar shortage

Sugar has become a rare commodity for the last one week at more than 150 outlets of the Utility Store Corporation (USC) operating in different areas of Karachi - causing severe hardship to a large number of consumers hailing from lower and middle segment ... [Published Wall Street Business Network - 16 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 2 reports

Karachi stock market sheds 222 points on political uncertainty

Political uncertainty and rupee instability played a catalyst role in bearish activity at Karachi Stock Exchange and 100-index declined by 0.56pc. KSE benchmark 100-share index misplaced 222.03 points or 0.77 percent to end the trading at 28630.12 points ... [Published Wall Street Business Network - 16 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 5 reports

Year-old boy becomes citys 10th polio victim

KarachiA one-year-old boy was diagnosed with polio on Tuesday, making him the 10th child who became afflicted with the crippling disease in Karachi this year and 11th in the province.The health department said Ahmed, s/o Zakir Shah, a resident of Mansehra ... [Published The News International - Aug 20 2014]
Entities: Polio, Karachi, Taliban
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 2 reports

Three policemen gunned down in Karachi

At least three policemen were gunned down Tuesday in Pakistan's Karachi city, media reported. ... [Published Business Standard India - Aug 19 2014]
Entities: Karachi, Pakistan
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 6 reports

Three policemen among five killed in Karachi

KARACHI-At least five people, including three policemen were killed in a fresh wave of violence in Karachi on Tuesday, a private news channel reported.According to the reported, unidentified men attacked a policeman in Quaidabad near Karachi’s Daud Chowrangi ... [Published Pakistan Today - Aug 19 2014]

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The Sitara-i-Imtiaz is awarded by the President on the advice of the Prime Minister of Pakistan and recognizes individuals who have made an "especially meritorious contribution to the security or national interests of Pakistan, world peace, cultural or other significant public endeavors.”"
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"Our difficulties were with the Jewish lobby, not so much in Germany, but in other European countries and the United States" he said. (By Haruyuki Aikawa, Senior Writer)
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Body formed to provide food among poor [Published The News International - 2 hours ago]
Five cattle markets to be set up for Eid-ul-Azha [Published The News International - 2 hours ago]
MWM takes its protest to Islamabad [Published The News International - 2 hours ago]
Rangers told to prove right to seize licensed guns [Published The News International - 2 hours ago]
Three important posts of FIA Karachi lying vacant [Published The News International - 2 hours ago]
Fate of target killers to be decided on Aug 30 [Published The News International - 2 hours ago]
New political actors have emergedto share the s... [Published The News International - 2 hours ago]
Thebo orders better security for cops [Published The News International - 2 hours ago]
New US consul general takes charge [Published The News International - 2 hours ago]
Essay competition brings out youths pride [Published The News International - 2 hours ago]
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Pakistan: Attack on Nato supplies convoy kills ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 1 hour ago]
Source: DAWN Group of NewspapersCountry: Pakistan By Zahir Shah Sherazi PESHAWAR: At least two people were killed on Thursday when unidentified militants attacked a Nato supply convoy on the Pak-Afghan Highway in Jamrud tehsil of Khyber tribal region. ...
Khan Tells Sharif to Resign After Pakistan Army... [Published Bloomberg via Google News - 12 hours ago]
Khan Tells Sharif to Resign After Pakistan Army Calls for Talks Bloomberg So far, the government has not exhibited seriousness, and they are playing games in the name of dialogue.” To contact the reporters on this story: Khurrum Anis in Karachi at ...
Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary named among the bes... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Aug 19 2014]
TORONTO — Three Canadian cities — Vancouver, Toronto and Calgary — have been named as some of the best places to live in the world, according to a report by The Economist . In the annual poll, the magazine’s Intelligence Unit ranked Vancouver as the ...
Meanwhile In Pakistan [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 19 2014]
With all the other geopolitical war/conflict/droning hot spots around the world, one has so far managed to fly under the radar for the past few weeks, yet one which has the potential to generate a substantial disturbance in the central-planning farce: ...
Khan Vows to Breach Restricted Area to Oust Pak... [Published Bloomberg via Google News - Aug 19 2014]
Khan Vows to Breach Restricted Area to Oust Pakistan PM Sharif Bloomberg To contact the reporters on this story: Khurrum Anis in Karachi at kkhan14@ bloomberg .net; Faseeh Mangi in Karachi at fmangi@ bloomberg .net. To contact the editors responsible ...
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Pakistanis celebrate Eid amid heightened security [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 29 2014]
"It will be better if the army takes over" - Ka... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jun 11 2014]
Police search for gunmen after second Karachi a... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jun 10 2014]
Fresh gun battle near Karachi airport [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jun 10 2014]
Karachi airport reopens after raid [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jun 10 2014]
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