Karachi: News

19 Apr 2024


5 Japanese workers at Pakistan Suzuki Motors escape suicide bombing 

Five Japanese workers at Pakistan Suzuki Motors narrowly escaped a suicide bomb attack on their vehicle on Friday in Karachi, police said.

16 Apr 2024


Pakistani woman summoned as 1st husband goes to Noida court

Seema Haider, a Pakistani national who unlawfully entered India last year, has been summoned to appear before a family court in Noida.

14 Mar 2024

Pakistan News

Pakistan's central bank clarifies after half-printed Rs. 1,000 banknotes circulated

The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has issued a clarification after videos showing half-printed Rs. 1,000 notes went viral recently.

25 Feb 2024

Pakistan News

Pakistan: Plane crash in 2020 killed 101; now an answer

Nearly four years after one of the deadliest plane crashes in Pakistan claimed the lives of 101 people, an investigation report has revealed the cause.

18 Dec 2023

Dawood Ibrahim

Pakistan: Dawood Ibrahim reportedly poisoned, admitted to Karachi hospital

Fugitive underworld don Dawood Ibrahim has reportedly been hospitalized in Pakistan's Karachi due to a severe health complication.

25 Nov 2023

Pakistan News

Pakistan: 11 dead as fire engulfs shopping mall in Karachi

A massive fire erupted in a multi-story shopping mall in Karachi, Pakistan, on Saturday, leaving 11 people dead and several others injured, Geo News reported.

03 Oct 2023

Mahira Khan

Meet Salim Karim, who stole 'Raees' actor Mahira Khan's heart

Pakistani actor Mahira Khan tied the knot for the second time recently.

01 Oct 2023


Pakistan: 26/11 mastermind's close aide reportedly shot dead in Karachi

One of the most prominent leaders of Pakistan's terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), Mufti Qaiser Farooq, was reportedly shot dead by unknown individuals in Pakistan's Karachi.

06 Aug 2023


Another cross-border love story: Pakistani woman virtually marries Indian man

After the cross-border relationship of Seema Haider and Sachin Meena, a new cross-border marriage involving a Pakistani bride and an Indian groom has grabbed the headlines.

Cyclone Biparjoy: IMD issues red alert, flood warning in Gujarat 

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday issued a red alert warning in Gujarat, saying Cyclone Biparjoy might cause a "gigantic storm" before making landfall on Thursday.

18 Apr 2023

Pakistan News

Pakistan closes businesses run by Chinese nationals: Report

The Karachi Police have resorted to temporarily shutting down businesses run and frequented by Chinese nationals in Pakistan in an attempt to counter terrorist attacks, ANI reported, quoting Nikkei Asia.

13 Mar 2023


Medical emergency: Delhi-Doha IndiGo flight diverted to Karachi; passenger dies

A Doha-bound IndiGo flight from Delhi made an emergency landing at Pakistan's Karachi airport on Monday morning due to an onboard medical emergency.

08 Mar 2023

Pakistan News

Pakistan: Attack on Hindu students fails to dampen Holi spirit 

A day after Holi celebrations in Pakistan were marred by an awful attack on Hindu students celebrating Holi at the Punjab University, Lahore, people in the major cities appear unfazed and have maintained the festival's enthusiasm.

18 Feb 2023

Pakistan News

Pakistan: Karachi Police headquarters attacked; 4 dead, 5 terrorists killed

The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) attacked the police headquarters in Pakistan's Karachi, which resulted in four deaths, including a civilian, a Pakistan Army ranger, and two police officers, on Friday night.

29 Jan 2023

Pakistan News

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 News

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


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


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


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


'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


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 News

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 News

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


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

Dawood Ibrahim

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.

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.

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.

14 Aug 2019


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


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.

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


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.

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


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.

13 Dec 2017

Narendra Modi

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.

04 Dec 2017


#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.

27 Sep 2017

Sushma Swaraj

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.

15 Sep 2017

Pakistan News

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.

20 Jul 2017

Pakistan News

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!

11 Jun 2017

Pakistan News

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.

18 Oct 2016

Shia Muslims

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.

24 Aug 2016


Karachi to be governed by imprisoned mayor

Pakistan's most populous city will be governed and run by a new mayor who is currently behind bars.