Tag: Karachi

Revival of steel mills

Farid A Malik | We, the engineers of the seventies were inspired by the first Steel Mills of Pakistan, inaugurated by Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto (ZAB)...

British Airways to start operations in Pakistan

News Analysis | Pakistan seems to be engaged actively in the commonwealth trade area. As Pakistani and Canadian contingents meet in Islamabad to improvise bilateral...

MQM in disarray

Asif Haroon Raja | The foundations of MQM was laid by mercurial and firebrand Altaf Hussain in 1984 on the pillars of violence, terrorism and...

Acting legend Qazi Wajid passes away at 87

News Desk | Qazi Wajid, a veteran actor of Pakistan's entertainment industry passed away at the age of 87, after succumbing to cardiac illness in...

Why devolution has not taken place?

Farid A Malik | Each province shall, by law, establish a local government system and devolve political, administrative, and financial responsibility and authority to the...

Sindh High Court rejects plea for Rangers to be called on...

News Analysis | The Sindh High Court rejected a request for Rangers to act against milk vendors for price control and issued notices to the...

Police reports reveal Bijarani shot wife and then committed suicide

News Analysis | As per the initial investigation reports released by the police, it appears that Sindh Planning and Development Minister Mir Hazar Khan Bijarani shot...

Nawaz Sharif hoping to transform Sindh “if given the chance”

News Analysis | Disqualified ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif has declared to transform Sindh, if given the chance in the next general elections of 2018. In a...

PML-N senator public groping : Has child harassment become normalized in...

News Analysis | A video of a senior PML-N senator groping a young girl in Karachi sparked a huge outcry on social media on Wednesday....

Shahzeb murder case: SC asks what constitutes terrorism?

News Analysis | The Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan on Wednesday reviewed the petition filed by civil rights activists concerning the Shahzeb Khan murder case....

Innocent Naqeebullah killed in fake encounter: Inquiry Report

News Analysis | The police inquiry committee probing the Naqeebullah murder case finished its report on Friday. The 15-page report declared Naqeebullah innocent and the...

Car industries get ‘Special Economic Zone’ status in CPEC

News Analysis | The Sindh government has approved Special Economic Zone (SEZ) status for nine new business enterprises, including three automotive industries, which will be...

7,000 used cars stuck at Karachi port as dealers and government...

News Analysis | Importers of used cars (that were handicapped by the governments’ refusal to give access to used cars at the port) are claiming that the...

Mama Qadeer on Indian TV Channel says Pakistan is lying over...

News Analysis | Abdul Qadeer Baloch, a Baloch human rights activist, yesterday, on an Indian News channel, CNN-News 18, claimed that Jadhav was a businessman,...

MQM-London leader found dead in Karachi

News Analysis | Deputy Convener of Muttahida Qaumi Movement London’s (MQM-L) Professor Hasan Zafar Arif was found dead in his car in Karachi near Ibrahim...

7th Joint Cooperation Committee meeting on CPEC deepens trade relationship between...

Asia Maqsood | China and Pakistan have been working to promote the construction of the CPEC project through the sustenance of a Joint Cooperation Committee...

A polite ‘shut up’ call

Ikram Sehgal | Along with one of my platoons, radio operator and runner, I was hugging the bottom of a steep ridge with Marri militants...

PIA celebrates Christmas mid-flight

News Desk | Passengers were overjoyed when Santa Claus made a surprise appearance on Karachi-Islamabad Flight PK-308.  Flight attendants dressed as Santa Claus made an appearance mid-flight...

Karachi in dire need of investment in power infrastructure

Ikram Sehgal | During the 1980s the shortfall between electricity generated and consumers’ demand in Karachi widened to unmanageable proportions. Rampant over-staffing compounded by excessive...

Shaan urges Indian community to support better Indo-Pak relations

News Desk | Pakistani acting legend Shaan Shahid has urged the Indian community to support Pak-India cultural ties. An international media outlet interviewed the leading...

Government to introduce new load shedding tracking app

News Analysis | Federal Minister for Power Division Awais Leghari on Wednesday said that a mobile application is in the papers to be developed to track load...

Industrialists complain of PTI indifference in Karachi

News Analysis | The representatives of Korangi Association of Trade and Industries (KATI) on Wednesday told the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan that PTI...

Ahsan Iqbal promises to reveal full CPEC plan on 18th December

News Analysis | Minister for Planning and Development, Ahsan Iqbal, has announced that the long-term plan (LTP) for the China-Pakistan Econo­mic Corridor (CPEC) that was...

Former MQM-P member joins Pak Sarzameen Party

News Analysis | Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) leader Mustafa Kamal on Friday announced that former MQM-P lawmaker Salman Mujahid Baloch would be joining his party. The MNA...

PSL 3 to start in February with Karachi hosting the final

News Analysis | The third edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2018 will start on February 22nd, 2018. The first match of the PSL...

Thatta boat capsize death toll reaches 18

News Analysis | On Thursday, at least 18 people drowned and another 15 were rescued after a boat overloaded with hundreds of religious devotees of a...

Halal Food Authority back in business

News Analysis | Halal Food Authority, a probing body put together in 2015 for the task of reassuring that food products sold to local markets...

Supreme Court summoning of Sindh CM highlights water crisis

News Analysis | Human waste is being deliberately released in water, observed Chief Justice Saqib Nisar during Wednesday’s hearing of the water pollution case. The...

London Mayor got a Bollywood welcome in Mumbai

News Desk | Having received state protocol London Mayor, Sadiq Khan enjoyed a warm welcome from the Bollywood fraternity during his ongoing visit to India. He...

PIA buys four smaller aircrafts on a Rs 13 billion credit...

News Analysis |  The National Flag Carrier that has embarrassed the country internationally with its corruption cases, runway accidents, staff’s thievery, wrong landings, missing cargo...

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Cholistan Jeep Rally: Magsi takes the trophy again

News Desk | Nadir Magsi, Pakistan Peoples’ Party member for Sindh Provincial Assembly, won the Cholistan Desert Rally in the prepared category for the second...

PTI minister defends his party’s performance in KP

News Desk | Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader and Minister of Education in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), Muhammad Atif Khan, defended his party against the allegations of...

Will Jennfier Aniston and Brad Pitt reunite after their divorces?

News Desk | Jennifer Aniston has issued a statement addressing reports she is interacting with her ex-husband Brad Pitt as a shoulder to lean on...

Declaring Pakistan state sponsor of terrorism will lead to an irreversible...

News Desk | In a seminar on “Changing Patterns of Extremism and Terrorism in Pakistan” at Woodrow Wilson Center on February 13, 2018, three renowned...

MQM drama continues: Farooq Sattar elected party chief again

News Desk | Farooq Sattar has been elected as the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) convener in the intraparty elections held on Sunday. The elections were...

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