Karachi: News

29 Jan 2023

Pakistan

Pakistan: Karachi-bound bus falls into ravine in Balochistan, 41 dead

At least 41 people were killed and several others were injured in Pakistan when a speeding passenger coach fell into a ravine in Lasbela district's Bela area in the southwestern Balochistan province in the early hours of Sunday.

23 Jan 2023

Pakistan

Pakistan: Massive power outage hits major cities; here's what happened

Pakistan faced a major power outage on Monday (January 23) following a major breakdown in the country's National Grid system, reported Reuters.

04 Sep 2022

London

Luxury Bentley stolen from London weeks ago found in Karachi

A luxury Bentley sedan reportedly worth $300,000 which was allegedly stolen a few weeks back from west London in UK was found parked in a bungalow in DHA, a posh residential locality in Karachi, Pakistan on Friday.

09 Aug 2022

Pakistan News

Karachi: Security guard kicks pregnant woman; incident captured on CCTV

A security guard has reportedly been arrested for kicking a pregnant woman outside an apartment building in Karachi, Pakistan, a country that reportedly ranks among the top in the world in the ill-treatment of women.

17 Jul 2022

IndiGo

Yet another glitch: IndiGo flight makes emergency landing in Karachi

IndiGo's Sharjah-Hyderabad flight was on Sunday diverted to Pakistan's Karachi after the pilot reported a technical snag.

05 Jul 2022

Delhi

SpiceJet Delhi-Dubai flight diverted to Karachi over glitch, probe launched

SpiceJet's Delhi-Dubai flight, with around 150 passengers, was on Tuesday diverted to Karachi after its fuel indicator malfunctioned, according to aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) officials.

30 Jun 2022

Marvel

'Ms. Marvel': Highlights from episode 4 of Marvel show

The adventures of Kamala Khan (Imam Vellani) continued with the fourth episode of Marvel's superhero series Ms. Marvel on Disney+ Hotstar on Wednesday.

18 Jun 2022

Pakistan News

Pakistan: Two Hindu sisters raped at gunpoint in Punjab

Two teenage Hindu sisters were allegedly raped by two men in Pakistan's Punjab province, the police said on Saturday.

08 May 2022

Pakistan News

Pakistan: Unidentified men dig up girl's grave, rape corpse

In a shocking incident reported from Pakistan, some unidentified men allegedly dug up a teenage girl's body and raped her in the Chak Kamala village of Punjab Province's Gujrat on Thursday.

27 Apr 2022

Balochistan

Shari Baloch: Highly-educated Karachi suicide bomber and mother of two

Some gripping details are emerging about the explosion at Pakistan's Karachi University that killed four people, including three Chinese nationals.

Pakistan: 2 weeks after bus blast, Chinese nationals shot at

Weeks after a blast on a bus carrying Chinese engineers, two Chinese nationals were fired at by unidentified assailants in Karachi on Wednesday.

11 Jun 2021

Bus accident

Eighteen people killed in a bus crash in Pakistan

An over-speeding passenger bus overturned in the Balochistan province of Pakistan on Friday, killing at least 18 people and injuring 30 others, according to media reports.

07 Jun 2021

Train Accident

Passenger trains collide in Pakistan, 50 dead; Army called in

Two passenger trains collided in Pakistan's southern Sindh province early Monday, killing at least 50 people and injuring 70 others, prompting authorities to call in the Army and paramilitary forces for rescue and relief operations.

19 Mar 2021

Nuclear Power Plant

Pakistan connects first 1,100MW nuclear power plant to national grid

Pakistan has connected its first Chinese-assisted 1,100MW nuclear power plant in Karachi to the national grid that will help improve the country's economy by providing cost-effective and reliable electricity.

16 Mar 2021

Pakistan

One killed, 10 injured in blast in Pakistan's Karachi: Details

A Pakistani paramilitary soldier was killed and 10 others including two Rangers personnel were injured in an explosion claimed by the outlawed Baloch Liberation Army in Karachi on Monday.

16 Feb 2021

Pakistan

Court rejects deportation plea of eight Pakistanis in drug case

A special court in Mumbai has rejected the deportation plea of eight Pakistani nationals, who were nabbed by the Indian Coast Guard off the Gujarat coast with a boat allegedly carrying over 200 kg of heroin in 2015.

10 Jan 2021

Pakistan News

Massive blackout in Pakistan; major cities plunge into darkness

Pakistan witnessed a massive power blackout early on Sunday due to a problem in one section of the grid, officials said.

21 Oct 2020

Explosion

At least 5 dead after explosion in Karachi; 20 injured

At least five people died while 20 others were injured in an explosion in Pakistan's largest city Karachi.

22 Aug 2020

Pakistan News

Pakistan admits Dawood Ibrahim lives in Karachi, releases his address

The Pakistan government on Saturday admitted that Dawood Ibrahim, who is among India's most wanted, lives in Karachi.

29 Jun 2020

Pakistan News

Terrorists attack Pakistan Stock Exchange in Karachi, several dead

In a gruesome incident, armed terrorists attacked the Pakistan Stock Exchange Building in Karachi on Monday, after which a gun battle ensued between them and police personnel.

27 Jun 2020

Pakistan Cricket Team

PCB set to stage remaining PSL matches this year

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is planning to complete the Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2020 season later this year.

05 Jun 2020

Pakistan News

Dawood Ibrahim tests positive for coronavirus, hospitalized: Report

Wanted terrorist Dawood Ibrahim has contracted coronavirus and is admitted to an army hospital in Karachi, Pakistan, News18 reported on Friday citing top government sources.

22 May 2020

Pakistan News

Pakistani plane carrying 98 crashes minute before landing

A passenger plane of Pakistani International Airlines (PIA) crashed on Friday near Karachi airport, a minute before it was scheduled to land at Jinnah International Airport.

17 Feb 2020

Pakistan News

Six dead as 'poisonous gas' leaks near Pakistan's Karachi port

At least six people have reportedly died after an unknown gas leaked near the Keamari dockyard in Pakistan's port city of Karachi.

12 Feb 2020

Pakistan Cricket Team

Bangladesh turn down PCB's day-night Test proposal

The Bangladesh Cricket Board, on Tuesday, refused to participate in the proposed Day-Night Test match in Pakistan.

11 Sep 2019

Pakistan News

Milk costs Rs. 140/L in Pakistan, more than petrol!

In cash-strapped Pakistan, some residents were forced to spend Rs. 140 for one liter of milk on Tuesday, on the occasion of Muharram.

20 Aug 2019

Salman Khan

Salman will be banned if he performs with Mika: FWICE

Federation of Western India Cine Employees association (FWICE), which recently banned Mika Singh for singing at a wedding in Karachi, has now warned Salman Khan against performing with the singer.

17 Aug 2019

Pakistan News

Will Sri Lanka play Test cricket in Pakistan?

Test cricket could be set for a return to Pakistan after 10 years, with Sri Lanka planning to play a Test in the nation, later this year.

14 Aug 2019

India

Mika Singh banned from film industry post performance in Pakistan

The All India Cine Workers Association (AICWA) banned popular singer Mika Singh yesterday from the Indian film industry, over his performance at a wedding function in Karachi, Pakistan, at a time when India-Pakistan relations are abysmal.

12 Aug 2019

India

Karachi: Mika performs at wedding of Musharraf's relative, invites criticism

Amid strained India-Pakistan ties, a performance by Bollywood singer Mika Singh at a wedding in Karachi has sparked a controversy.

10 May 2019

India

IAF jets force aircraft from Pakistan to land in Jaipur

The Indian Air Force's Sukhoi fighter jets on Friday intercepted an Antonov An-12 heavy cargo plane coming from the Pakistani airspace, trespassing into the Indian territory.

16 Feb 2019

Pakistan News

Pakistan school punished after students wave India's flag

Pakistani authorities have suspended the registration of a school in Karachi after some students danced to an Indian song and waved India's national flag during a cultural event, hurting the country's "national dignity".

22 Jan 2019

Pakistan News

PTM rally in Karachi: Scores held under anti-terrorism laws

Scores of leaders and workers of the Pashtoon Tahaffuz Movement (PTM) have been arrested by the Sindh police under anti-terrorism laws after they organized a rally on the outskirts of Karachi, Pakistan, officials said today.

23 Nov 2018

Pakistan News

Karachi: Two terrorists killed in firing near Chinese Consulate

Multiple explosions and heavy firing were reported near the Chinese Consulate in Karachi, Pakistan, on Friday, multiple reports claimed.

12 Nov 2018

World

12 Indian fishermen arrested by Pakistani authorities

Twelve Indian fishermen have been arrested by Pakistani authorities for allegedly straying into the country's territorial waters off the coast of Sindh province, a security official said today.

24 Oct 2018

Pakistan News

Pakistan arrests 16 Indian fishermen for straying into its territorial-waters

Sixteen Indian fishermen have been arrested by Pakistani authorities for allegedly straying into the country's territorial waters.

14 Oct 2018

Pakistan News

Voting for by-election begins in 35 constituencies in Pakistan

Voting opened today for the by-election in 35 National and Provincial Assemblies in Pakistan amid heightened security, with over 600 candidates in the running.

16 May 2018

Pervez Musharraf

Karachi mayor indicted in 2007 massacre case by Pakistan court

Karachi Mayor Waseem Akhtar, the leader of Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM), was today indicted by a Pakistani Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in the May 12, 2007, Karachi massacre case.

14 Feb 2018

Pakistan News

Karachi murder threatens to deter China's $50bn projects in Pakistan

Last week, Chen Zhu, MD of the Karachi unit of Shanghai-based Cosco Shipping Lines Co, was shot nine times near Zamzama Park, an upmarket area near diplomatic consulates.

22 Jan 2018

Pakistan News

Pakistani cleric arrested for beating eight-year-old student to death

A cleric has been arrested in Karachi, Pakistan, for allegedly beating to death eight-year-old student Muhammad Hussain.