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Pakistani veteran actor Zaheen Tahira dies at 79 Karachi

Legendary Pakistani actor Zaheen Tahira passed away here on Tuesday. She was 79. According to The Express Tribune, the actor was admitted to a city-based hospital last month due to cardiac issues.She was put on a ventilator and was later shifted to the critical care unit (CCU). The actor’s grandson Danial Shahzad Khan also shared

Senior MQM leader found dead

Senior MQM leader found dead in Karachi

Senior MQM leader found dead: A senior MQM leader has been found dead in a car at a Karachi neighbourhood, media reported on Monday. The body of Hasan Zafar Arif, MQM-London’s deputy convener, was recovered from Karachi’s Ilyas Goth area on Sunday, Dawn newspaper quoting police said. He was in his early 70s. The cause of

Jadhav’s wife, mother to visit Pak tomorrow: Foreign Office

Islamabad, Dec 24, Kulbhushan Jadhav’s wife and mother will arrive here tomorrow to meet the Indian prisoner on death row, the Pakistan Foreign Office has said. They will arrive in Islamabad by a commercial flight and leave the same day after the meeting, it added. India’s Deputy High Commissioner J P Singh will accompany the

43 Indian fishermen arrested by Pak authorities: official

Karachi, Dec 15, Forty-three Indian fishermen have been arrested and seven of their boats seized by Pakistani authorities for allegedly fishing illegally in the country’s territorial waters in the Arabian Sea, officials said today. The fishermen were arrested yesterday and have been handed over to the Docks police, a spokesman for Pakistan’s Maritime Security Force

Toll in Pakistan boat capsize reaches 21

Toll in Pakistan boat capsize reaches 21

Toll in Pakistan boat capsize reaches 21: Islamabad, The death toll in a boat capsize off the coast of Pakistan‘s Thatta district has increased to 21 with several others still reported missing, police said on Friday.According to district officials, there were about 70 people on-board when then accident took place on Thursday evening, reports Dawn news.Thatta

Chinese firm to lift Karachi's garbage- Daily Post India

Chinese firm to lift Karachi’s garbage

A Chinese sanitation service group has inked a deal with two more district municipal corporations (DMCs) of Karachi to lift garbage. According to the Dawn, the agreement was signed between the DMCs of Malir and Karachi West and the Hang Zhou Jin Jiang Group Sanitation Service Company Limited at the office of Local Government Minister

Dawood Ibrahim’s wife visited Mumbai last year: Dawood’s brother

Dawood Ibrahim wife. The brother of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, Iqbal Kaskar was arrested by the police. After being arrested, Iqbal has made some new disclosures about Dawood. He disclosed that since the last few years, Dawood has been suffering from gangrene and many other diseases. As a result, Dawood is no longer interested in

Top Pakistani party leader escapes assassination bid

Top Pakistani party leader escapes assassination bid

Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) senior leader Khwaja Izharul Hassan escaped an assassination attempt on Saturday in the southern port city of Karachi while he was coming out of a mosque after offering Eid prayers. A child and one of Hassan’s security guards were killed in the attack which took place in the city’s Bufferzone area.

Pakistan's capital 'Karachi' ranked among worst cities of the World to live in

Pakistan’s city Karachi’ ranked among worst cities of the World to live in

Karachi has been named among the least liveable cities of the world by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) — the research and analysis division of The Economist Group — in a report released earlier this week. Karachi maintains its 134th rank in the listing of 140 cities, only managing to fare better than Port Moresby,

Karachi Independence Day celebratory gunfire

Karachi: 11 injured in Independence Day celebratory gunfire

Karachi Independence Day celebratory gunfire. Independence Day celebratory gunfire. At least 11 people were wounded due to aerial firing during Independence Day celebration in Karachi on the night between Sunday and Monday. According to reports, the injured included women and children.A stray bullet wounded a 13-year-old girl Maryam in Soldier Bazaar area, while a woman

Karachi: Six family members burn to death

Karachi: Six family members burn to death

Six members of a family, including children, were burnt to death after the van in which they were travelling caught fire in Karachi‘s Garden area. Rescue officials confirming the incident, said five persons were also wounded in the fire. The injured were admitted to the Jinnah Hospital.Passersby began dousing the flames themselves as the van

Dawood Ibrahim in Karachi caught on phone For Very First Time

Dawood Ibrahim in Karachi caught on phone For Very First Time

A TV news channel on Thursday evening aired a telephone conversation which it claimed was with India’s most wanted Dawood Ibrahim, now holed up in Pakistan’s Karachi, and its reporter. The 19-minute conversation, the channel CNN-News 18 claimed, began with Dawood himself picking up the phone and asking the caller who he was when the

Karachi British Council Library celebrates as Harry Potter turns 20

Karachi British Council Library celebrates as Harry Potter turns 20

On the eve of Harry Potter and its helmer J.K. Rowling’s birthday (on July 31), Karachi celebrated a birthday bash for the wizard at British Council Library here.The bash was completed with every flavoured jelly beans, cupcakes, make your own wand station and a costume contest, reports the Dawn.The British Council Library’s director in Sindh

15 killed in flash floods in Pakistan

15 killed flash floods Pakistan Balochistan province. Karachi, Jul 2 (PTI) At least 15 people have been killed in flash floods triggered by torrential rains which swept away several houses in Pakistan’s southwestern Balochistan province, officials said.The floods followed heavy downpour which has been lashing several parts of the country since Friday.”According to our provincial

Three Pakistanis including two women, held in Bangalore with Indian identity

Three Pakistanis including two women, held in Bangalore with Indian identity

Three Pakistanis including two women, held in Bangalore with Indian identity Police arrested three suspected Pakistan nationals, including two women with fake Indian identity cards and fake passports, on Thursday. Bangalore Police Commissioner Praveen Sood told reporters, “The suspects from Karachi in Pakistan have been identified as Khasif Shamshuddin, 30, his wife Kiron Gulam Ali,

WHO recommends ‘radical measures’ for Chikungunya in Karachi

WHO recommends ‘radical measures’ for Chikungunya in Karachi.According to Sindh health ministry officials said that the 2,076 suspected cases of chikungunya in Karachi. Balochistan province in the southwestern region of the country has seen 472 suspected cases with chickengunya from last three months.The main cause of Chikungunya ,is infection,it comes from chikungunya virus.The Symptoms are

11 killed in Karachi hotel fire

Karachi: At least 11 persons were killed and 30 others injured in a huge fire that erupted at Karachi’s Regent Plaza hotel early Monday, rescue officials said. The blaze broke out in the kitchen in the ground floor at the Shahrah-i-Faisal, and spread across the six floor building, trapping scores of hotel guests in their

Thousand dogs poisoned to death in Pakistan’s Karachi

Karachi: More than a thousand stray dogs have been poisoned to death by municipal workers in Karachi after a deluge of complaints about animals biting women and children, an official said today. A total of 1,050 dogs were culled in the campaign. Estimates suggested 2,000 more would be targeted in the next phase. Rehan Hashmi,

Karachi temple priest in India to immerse ashes of 160 Hindus

New Delhi: Carrying the ‘asthi kalash’ — pots containing the ashes of the cremated — of 160 Pakistani Hindus, Ramnath Maharaj, a Karachi temple priest, is in India to immerse the ashes in the holy Ganga river at Haridwar. Maharaj, head priest of Panchmukhi Hanuman Temple, said to be 1,500 years old, is accompanied by

No compromise on Karachi peace efforts: Pakistan PM

Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that the Karachi operation, which will complete its three years next month, was not going to end any time soon and there would be no compromise on efforts aimed at restoring peace to the city. He promised that there would be no delays in the release of