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  • Pakistan Stock Exchange building in Karachi attacked by armed men; 9 killed Jun 29, 2020 11:36 AM IST

    Pakistan Stock Exchange building in Karachi attacked by armed men; 9 killed

    The unidentified militants opened indiscriminate fire and lobbed hand grenades at the main gate of the Pakistan Stock Exchange building in Karachi as they tried to storm it.

  • PIA plane 'jolted' thrice before crash: Survivor May 23, 2020 06:33 PM IST

    PIA plane 'jolted' thrice before crash: Survivor

    Flight PK-8303 from Lahore crashed at the Jinnah Garden area near Model Colony in Malir on Friday afternoon, minutes before its landing in Karachi's Jinnah International Airport.

  • Pakistan Plane Crash: Authorities to identify severely charred bodies through DNA testing May 23, 2020 12:47 PM IST

    Pakistan Plane Crash: Authorities to identify severely charred bodies through DNA testing

    The Airbus A320 aircraft of the national carrier Pakistan International Airlines had 91 passengers and a crew of eight when it plunged into the Jinnah Garden area near Model Colony in Malir on Friday, minutes before its landing in Karachi. Eleven people on the ground were injured.

  • At least 82 dead as Pakistan plane crashes in residential area in Karachi May 23, 2020 07:19 AM IST

    At least 82 dead as Pakistan plane crashes in residential area in Karachi

    The PIA Airbus A320 carrying 91 passengers and eight crew members has crash-landed into the Jinnah Housing Society located near the airport, a spokesperson of the national carrier said.

  • Pakistan Plane Crash: Karachi mayor says does not expect survivors from crashed plane May 22, 2020 07:10 PM IST

    Pakistan Plane Crash: Karachi mayor says does not expect survivors from crashed plane

    "At the moment we have the view that there will be no survivors from the plane itself but it is not confirmed," Akhtar said by phone from the scene of the crash.

  • Price of tomato in Karachi skyrockets to Rs 400 per kg: Report Nov 21, 2019 08:32 AM IST

    Price of tomato in Karachi skyrockets to Rs 400 per kg: Report

    The Pakistan government last week issued a permit for importing 4,500 tonnes of tomatoes from Iran, but its arrival did not pick up pace in the market, resulting in a persistent hike in the rates due to rising demand, Dawn News reported.

  • India condemns terror attack on Chinese consulate in Karachi Nov 23, 2018 02:35 PM IST

    India condemns terror attack on Chinese consulate in Karachi

    Three heavily-armed suicide bombers stormed the Chinese consulate, killing two policeman. The terrorists were shot dead by security forces.

  • Dawood Ibrahim, his 21 aliases and 3 Pakistan addresses on UK sanctions list Aug 23, 2017 09:40 AM IST

    Dawood Ibrahim, his 21 aliases and 3 Pakistan addresses on UK sanctions list

    The mafia boss appears on the UK Treasury department's 'Consolidated List of Financial Sanctions Targets in the UK' updated on Monday, with three recorded addresses in Pakistan, where he is reportedly based.

  • China to invest $4 bn in Pakistan to develop petrochemical complex Aug 17, 2017 01:13 PM IST

    China to invest $4 bn in Pakistan to develop petrochemical complex

    This was disclosed by Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) President Zubair M Tufail after a meeting with the visiting Chinese delegation led by Li-Jial, Director Tianchen Engineering Corporation (TCC), at the Federation House here yesterday.

  • Pakistan International Airlines to suspend Mumbai-Karachi flight from May 11 May 05, 2017 04:27 PM IST

    Pakistan International Airlines to suspend Mumbai-Karachi flight from May 11

    "Pakistan International Airlines, in a communication to authorities concerned, has said that its Karachi-Mumbai flight will not be open for sale (bookings) from May 11," a company associated with the flight operation told PTI here.

  • Pak has 'nothing to gain' from Uri attack, says Foreign Office Sep 22, 2016 06:32 PM IST

    Pak has 'nothing to gain' from Uri attack, says Foreign Office

    Pakistan today rejected allegations of its involvement in the assault on an army camp in Uri town in Kashmir that killed at least 18 soldiers, saying it has "nothing to gain" from this attack.

  • AIIMS docs to take Geeta's DNA samples to identify parents Oct 26, 2015 05:34 PM IST

    AIIMS docs to take Geeta's DNA samples to identify parents

    Geeta, a deaf-mute girl, travelled from Karachi to Delhi this morning, nearly 15 years after she accidentally crossed over to Pakistan as a child. She is accompanied from Karachi by the Edhi family, who run a charitable foundation and looked after her all these years.

  • Suspicious Pakistani boat intercepted off Gujarat coast Jan 02, 2015 09:55 PM IST

    Suspicious Pakistani boat intercepted off Gujarat coast

    The Pakistani vessel with four people onboard was chased by the Coast Guard ship but it did not stop despite repeated warnings from the Indian side which also fired a few warning shots.

  • Imran Khan's party wins in Karachi, protests expected May 20, 2013 12:31 PM IST

    Imran Khan's party wins in Karachi, protests expected

    Both the MQM, angry at the accusations, and the PTI have called for protests on Monday which often turn violent in Karachi, Pakistan's biggest city.

  • Dawood stashing cash in tax haven to finance jihadists Apr 05, 2013 11:10 PM IST

    Dawood stashing cash in tax haven to finance jihadists

    Dawood Ibrahim's cash is washing up in the offshore banking haven of Nassau in The Bahamas - a beach paradise also known for its zero-taxes and high-secrecy banking - in an Indian bank.

  • Valentine's Day sparks celebrations, protests in Pakistan Feb 14, 2013 02:42 PM IST

    Valentine's Day sparks celebrations, protests in Pakistan

    Some Pakistanis celebrated Valentine's Day on Wednesday with balloons and flowers, but others denounced the holiday as an insult to Islam.

  • PM's daughter blows whistle on CIA's detention tortures Feb 07, 2013 01:58 PM IST

    PM's daughter blows whistle on CIA's detention tortures

    Pakistani spy agency ISI's detention facilities in Karachi and elsewhere were used as an initial detention and interrogation point by the CIA during America's war on al Qaeda which was supported by over 50 countries following 9/11 attacks, a new report has claimed.

  • Plane with 127 on board crashes near Islamabad airport Apr 20, 2012 10:12 PM IST

    Plane with 127 on board crashes near Islamabad airport

    A civilian plane crashed in the outskirts of the Pakistani capital of Islamabad near Chaklala airbase due to bad weather and all 127 people on board the flight are feared dead. The Bhoja Airlines 213 was flying from Karachi to Islamabad.

  • Pakistan to release 34 Indian prisoners this week Apr 11, 2012 08:36 PM IST

    Pakistan to release 34 Indian prisoners this week

    Pakistan will release 34 Indian prisoners, including a fisherman suffering from cancer, this week as part of steps to normalise relations between the two countries.

  • Mumbai world's 2nd least expensive city, Delhi 4th Feb 16, 2012 06:39 PM IST

    Mumbai world's 2nd least expensive city, Delhi 4th

    A high rate of inflation may be pinching hard on day-to-day life of people in the country, but a global survey has named two Indian cities - the financial hub Mumbai and the national capital New Delhi - among the four least expensive places across the world.

  • In Pakistan's urban badland, soccer offers hope Jan 24, 2012 04:22 PM IST

    In Pakistan's urban badland, soccer offers hope

    In the heart of one of Pakistan's most dangerous neighbourhoods in the teeming city of Karachi, soccer pitches are keeping vulnerable teenagers from joining abundant gangs, kidnappers and extortion rackets.

  • Aircraft crashes into oil refinery in Pakistan Jul 19, 2011 11:29 AM IST

    Aircraft crashes into oil refinery in Pakistan

    A small aircraft crashed into an oil refinery in the southern Pakistani port city of Karachi today, triggering a fire though there were no immediate reports of casualties.

  • Karachi-based Indians willing to work with LeT: Headley Jun 18, 2011 03:45 PM IST

    Karachi-based Indians willing to work with LeT: Headley

    Some Indians living in Karachi were willing to work with Lashkar-e-Taiba to carry out terror attacks in India, David Headley has said, apparently referring to underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, who is based in the port city of Pakistan.

  • Are Pakistan's nuclear weapons safe? May 26, 2011 08:00 PM IST

    Are Pakistan's nuclear weapons safe?

    Monday’s spectacular terrorist strike on a naval base in Karachi has raised concerns about the safety of Pakistan’s nuclear weapons. Are they really safe? Experts answer.

  • Pakistan militant attack: Blueprint for nuclear base raid? May 25, 2011 08:11 AM IST

    Pakistan militant attack: Blueprint for nuclear base raid?

    A group of highly-trained militants with night-vision goggles and the collusion of sympathetic Islamist military officials storm a heavily-guarded navy base situated only a few miles from where a unstable Pakistan stores some of its nuclear weapons.

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