Karachi

Type: City
Name: Karachi
Country: Pakistan
Latitude: 24.860001
Longitude: 67.010002
population: 11,627,380
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 51 mins ago - 13 reports

Pakistan names new spy chief

Pakistan's army has named Rizwan Akhtar as the new head of the country's feared spy agency, the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI).Rizwan Akhtar was promoted from major-general to lieutenant-general to assume the new role and is considered an ally of army ... [Published Radio TV Hong Kong - 1 hour ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 10 reports

PTI show in Karachi

THE PTI’s urge to expand its protest resulted in a sizeable rally in Karachi on Sunday. The change in locale from Islamabad where Imran Khan has been holding his dharna for the last five weeks entailed a necessary adjustment of target for the party. The ... [Published DAWN Group - 1 hour ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 3 reports

Court acquits PPP MNA in illegal weapons case

Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) MNA Shahjahan Baloch was acquitted on Monday in three cases of illegal weapons and hand grenades possession by sessions court in Karachi.Three cases of illegal arms possession had been registered against member of National ... [Published Pakistan Today - 3 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 3 reports

Woman among nine killed in Karachi violence

Home » Karachi By KARACHI: Nine people, including a woman, were killed and three others injured in separate incidents of violence in the metropolis on Friday. Three persons were shot dead when unknown armed men opened fire on a car in Surjani Town. The ... [Published Pakistan Press International - 9 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

Karachi: Two killed in alleged police encounter

Karachi- Two dacoits were killed in an alleged police encounter in the Defence area of Karachi today.Police said two dacoits barged into a house, located at Khayaban-e-Badbaan for robbery intention. Police arrived on the scene and the accused were killed ... [Published The Nation Pakistan - 13 hours ago]
Entities: Karachi, Police, Robbery
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 22 reports

Pak opposition rally held in Karachi

The supporters of Pakistani opposition politician Imran Khan have held a huge anti-government demonstration in the southern port city of Karachi. The protest rally was staged on Monday after a major month-long sit-in in the capital, Islamabad.Addressing ... [Published Press tv - 13 hours ago]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 6 reports

Mazar-e-Quaid rally: Not even US, Saudis can save Nawaz, syas Imran

Says he will teach people how to fight agains­t feudal lords.PTI leaders address supporters gathered at Mazar-e-Quaid. PHOTO: ATHAR KHAN/EXPRESSKARACHI:The objective of Imran Khan’s whirlwind Karachi trip was to muster support of the people of the metropolitan ... [Published The Express Tribune - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 5 reports

The policy was announced in Karachi on Saturday for the next two month.

The State Bank of Pakistan has announced new Monetary Policy maintaining the interest rate at ten percent.The policy was announced in Karachi today for the next two months. ... [Published Radio Pakistan - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 11 reports

Nawaz Sharif has to go

KARACHI, Sep 21: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan on Sunday reiterated his chant of ‘go Nawaz go’ in Karachi saying that Prime Minister . “Nawaz unless you resign, this campaign won t end” he said. Addressing the massive crowd in Karachi ... [Published Daily Messenger - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 30 reports

Imran calls on Karachi to unite in support of PTI's campaign

I visited the flood affected Chiniot and Jhang today and everyone there were chanting ‘Go Nawaz Go’, said PTI chairman. PHOTO: AFPKARACHI:  Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan addressed a crowd of rougly 80,000 to 100,000 supporters in ... [Published The Express Tribune - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 13 reports

PTI all set to show muscle in Karachi

KARACHI: The preparations for a large public gathering to be held today under the aegis of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), continued overnight with people pouring in big number to express solidarity with the PTI Chairman Imran Khan.The people showing ... [Published SAMAA TV - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 3 reports

Policeman among 10 Killed in Karachi Violence

(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Islamabad September 20 (QNA) - At least ten people were killed in incidents of violence that took place in different ... [Published MENAFN - Sep 20 2014]

Quotes

"It is like we rescued a ship from the clutches of pirates. We are now releasing them into their natural habitat and it is a great accomplishment for me and my whole team" Javed Mahar, the chief of Sindh Wildlife Department, told AFP
He said: "There were 316 packets of drugs weighing a total of 230 kilos. It was heroin. The strength was extraordinarily high at 79 per cent. It had a potential street value of over £37 million pounds."
"For Nawaz Sharif, the bottom line is that he doesn't want another Zaheer" said a defence ministry official, summing up what the prime minister was looking for in his new spy chief
"He had been working in Karachi as Director General of the Rangers where he had to deal with Al Qaeda, TTP and other elements. He is also used to working closely with civilian authorities which other candidates may not have been" the official said. -AFP

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Anti-Terror Muslims Rally in Toronto Against Ra... [Published Breitbart Feed - 5 hours ago]
On September 21, 2014, Muslims Facing Tomorrow held a public rally in Queen’s Park, Toronto, on the steps of the Legislature, “in Support for minority Christians and other religious communities in the Middle East and the Muslim World.”  Approximately ...
Pakistan Security Brief - September 22, 2014 [Published Critical Threats - 18 hours ago]
New ISI leader appointed, five Lt. Generals promoted; U.S. State Dept. approves sale of $198 million worth of MRAPs to Pakistan; Pakistan near acquiring sea-based missile capability; Al Qaeda’s American spokesman calls for attacks against western interests; ...
Pakistan: Gunmen kill Sunni leader in Pakistan [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 21 hours ago]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Pakistan 09/21/2014 18:31 GMT ISLAMABAD, September 21, 2014 (AFP) - Gunmen riding motorbikes Sunday shot dead a leader from a hardline Sunni religious outfit in Pakistan in a suspected sectarian attack, officials ...
Pakistan's Khan Gathers Thousands in Karachi Am... [Published Bloomberg via Google News - Sep 21 2014]
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Pakistan: 12 vaccinators suspended over rise in... [Published H5N1 - Sep 21 2014]
Via Dawn.com: 12 vaccinators suspended over rise in polio cases, poor immunisation. Excerpt:The provincial health department has suspended 12 polio workers in the wake of findings of a federal government-funded survey that placed the immunisation coverage ...
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Pakistanis celebrate Eid amid heightened security [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 29 2014]
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Karachi airport reopens after raid [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jun 10 2014]
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