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  • Karachi operation is completely apolitical, stresses Corps Commander Karachi

    KARACHI: Corps Commander Karachi Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar said Saturday that the Karachi operation is completely apolitical, adding that it will continue without any discrimination...

    Speaking at a seminar organised by the National Defence University at a private hotel in Karachi, the corps commander said, "I assure citizens that our struggle against terrorism will continue unabated...

  • COVER: The heart of Karachi: Karachi Raj By Anis Shivani

    IN his debut novel Karachi Raj, erstwhile critic Anis Shivani depicts a year’s worth of Karachi life as viewed from the differing perspectives of an American anthropologist and a couple of individuals living in the low-income district of the Basti...

    Shivani’s first foray into the realm of fiction intrinsically grapples with an immensely complex topic — the stratified social layers of which Karachi life is composed...

  • Karachi notebook: Is a ‘Naya’ Karachi possible?

    But for the residents of Karachi, the question on everyone’s minds is: will Naya Pakistan also mean a Naya Karachi?By Naya Karachi one does not mean New Karachi, the neighbourhood on the northern tip of the metropolis beyond North Karachi...

    By Naya Karachi, one means a revived, clean and crime-free megacity that can be regenerated from the endless urban sprawl that currently exists...

  • PSP chief accepts Karachi mayor’s offer to help clean Karachi, seeks his removal

    KARACHI: The ongoing war of words between Karachi Mayor Wasim Akhtar and Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) chairman Mustafa Kamal took an intriguing turn on Monday when the city custodian “designated” the latter as “Project Director Garbage on voluntary basis” to clean the city...

    “I, being Mayor of Karachi, hereby designate Syed Mustafa Kamal as Project Director Garbage on [a] voluntary basis with immediate effect until further order,” said...

  • Karachi police yet to find a clue to women’s murder

    KARACHI: Two gruesome murder cases in Malir and Metroville — apart from each other by five and a half months to be exact — have perplexed investigators enough to seek help from Urdu- and Sindhi-language newspapers, said a police official associated with the case on Monday...

    DNA optionA DNA test is the only option left at the moment, which according to official papers has not been decided upon as yet as according to a police official...

  • Four suspected gangsters killed in 'encounter' with Karachi police

    KARACHI: Police on Sunday night claimed to have killed four suspects in an encounter in Dalmia area of the metropolis, said an official of Aziz Bhatti police station...

    Acting on a tip off about presence of alleged gangsters linked with Lyari gang-war, contingents of police encircled the area in Dalmia where they came under attack, the official...

  • Police arrest six suspects to investigate Karachi knife attacks

    Karachi police, on Monday, took six suspects into custody as part of the ongoing investigation of knife attacks on six different women in the Gulistan-e-Jauhar area of Karachi...

    Karachi East-Zone Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Sultan Ali Khowaja told Dawn that the suspects have been detained for interrogation to find any clue about the identity and motive of the attacker...

  • Four 'terrorists' killed in Karachi shootout: police

    Karachi police on Saturday said they shot dead four 'terrorists' belonging to Al Qaida in the Subcontinent (AQIS) after a raid turned on a house on the Northern Bypass turned into a full-fledged gunfight...

    Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Rao Anwar said police had acted on a tip-off from an intelligence agency to apprehend suspects involved in various terrorism-related incidents in Karachi when they encountered them near the...

  • Karachi traffic police announce alternate traffic routes for Ashura

    Karachi traffic police on Wednesday notified alternate traffic routes for Muharram 8 (Friday), 9 (Saturday) and 10 (Sunday)...

    Traffic approaching Old Exhibition via Shahrah-i-Quaideen — except vehicles arriving for participation in the procession with stickers pasted on their wind screens which are to be issued by the office of the traffic police — shall not be allowed to proceed from the roundabout of Society Office Roundabout...

  • Police disperse anti-US rally in Karachi

    Police fired tear gas shells and baton charged an Imamia Students Organisation (ISO) rally on Sunday in Karachi, protesting against the United States President Donald Trump's recent diatribe...

    The organisers of the rally had announced to protest outside the US Consulate, however, police officials said that the protesting students were denied permission to continue the rally beyond Numaish Chowrangi, reported DawnNews...

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