Articles about Karachi

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

08 May 2022

World
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.

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

27 Apr 2022

World
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

28 Jul 2021

World
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.

Eighteen people killed in a bus crash in Pakistan

11 Jun 2021

World
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.

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

07 Jun 2021

World
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.

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

19 Mar 2021

World
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.

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

16 Mar 2021

World
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.

Court rejects deportation plea of eight Pakistanis in drug case

16 Feb 2021

India
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.

Massive blackout in Pakistan; major cities plunge into darkness

10 Jan 2021

World
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.

At least 5 dead after explosion in Karachi; 20 injured

21 Oct 2020

World
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.

Pakistan admits Dawood Ibrahim lives in Karachi, releases his address

22 Aug 2020

World
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.

Terrorists attack Pakistan Stock Exchange in Karachi, several dead

29 Jun 2020

World
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.

PCB set to stage remaining PSL matches this year

27 Jun 2020

Sports
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.

Dawood Ibrahim tests positive for coronavirus, hospitalized: Report

05 Jun 2020

World
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.

Pakistani plane carrying 98 crashes minute before landing

22 May 2020

World
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.

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

17 Feb 2020

World
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.

Bangladesh turn down PCB's day-night Test proposal

12 Feb 2020

Sports
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.

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

11 Sep 2019

World
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.

Salman will be banned if he performs with Mika: FWICE

20 Aug 2019

Entertainment
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.

Will Sri Lanka play Test cricket in Pakistan?

17 Aug 2019

Sports
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.

Mika Singh banned from film industry post performance in Pakistan

14 Aug 2019

Entertainment
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.

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

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.

IAF jets force aircraft from Pakistan to land in Jaipur

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.

Pakistan school punished after students wave India's flag

16 Feb 2019

World
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".

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

22 Jan 2019

World
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.

Karachi: Two terrorists killed in firing near Chinese Consulate

23 Nov 2018

World
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 Indian fishermen arrested by Pakistani authorities

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.

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

24 Oct 2018

World
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.

Voting for by-election begins in 35 constituencies in Pakistan

14 Oct 2018

World
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.

Karachi mayor indicted in 2007 massacre case by Pakistan court

16 May 2018

World
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.

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

14 Feb 2018

World
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.

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

22 Jan 2018

World
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.

What all was wrong with Modi's historic seaplane ride?

13 Dec 2017

Politics
What all was wrong with Modi's historic seaplane ride?

PM Narendra Modi made history by taking a seaplane ride from Sabarmati river to Dharoi dam in Mehsana during his Gujarat polls campaign.

#DefenseDiaires: Why December 4 is celebrated as Navy Day?

04 Dec 2017

India
#DefenseDiaires: Why December 4 is celebrated as Navy Day?

Since India's independence, the Indian Navy has toiled tirelessly to secure the nation's vast maritime frontiers.

India defeat Pakistan in Asia Cup 2017 group stage match

15 Oct 2017

Sports
India defeat Pakistan in Asia Cup 2017 group stage match

Title favourites India beat arch-rivals Pakistan 3-1 in the last of the round 1 group stage match at 2017 Hero Asia Cup.

Sushma Swaraj grants medical visa to ailing 7-year-old Pakistani girl

27 Sep 2017

India
Sushma Swaraj grants medical visa to ailing 7-year-old Pakistani girl

Winning hearts again, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has granted a medical visa to yet another ailing Pakistani, despite the rising Indo-Pak tensions.

Honor killing: Bodies of electrocuted teen lovers exhumed in Pakistan

15 Sep 2017

World
Honor killing: Bodies of electrocuted teen lovers exhumed in Pakistan

Police in Karachi said the bodies of a teenage couple allegedly murdered in an honor killing bear marks indicating they were electrocuted.

For single Pakistani youths, Careem's 'Rishta Aunty' at service

20 Jul 2017

World
For single Pakistani youths, Careem's 'Rishta Aunty' at service

Single Pakistani youths were in for a surprise yesterday. Careem, a taxi-hailing app available in Karachi, Islamabad and Lahore, notified them that their 'rishta' had arrived!

Chinese ships arrive in Pakistan on "goodwill" visit

11 Jun 2017

World
Chinese ships arrive in Pakistan on "goodwill" visit

Three Chinese warships arrived in Karachi on June 10 for a "goodwill and training" visit, reported Pakistani and Chinese media.

Blasts rock Karachi, injures 20, kills one

18 Oct 2016

World
Blasts rock Karachi, injures 20, kills one

A grenade blast rocked a Shia mosque in Karachi, killing one child and injuring twenty others in the city.