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  • UN urged to stop India from changing held Kashmir’s demography

    UNITED NATIONS: Pakistan has urged the international community to prevent India from implementing the so-called ‘final solution’ in occupied Kashmir by turning its Muslim majority into a minority...

    During an informal meeting on the UN Security Council’s plenary annual report on Monday, Pakistan’s permanent representative Munir Akram complained that the council had done little to rein in Hindutva extremist groups which were...

  • Karachi costliest, Lahore cheapest city: State Bank of Pakistan

    KARACHI: Dispelling the impression that Islamabad is Pakistan’s costliest city, Karachi has emerged as the most expensive metropolis in the country while Lahore is the least expensive...

    According to State Bank’s Inflation Monitor, June 2016, inflation in Karachi – once known as a poor man’s city – has been at its highest level during the year, leaving the capital city of Islamabad way behind...

  • City’s managers prepare to make Islamabad a smoke-free city

    ISLAMABAD: Tobacco is grown on more than four million hectares of land in Pakistan, which could have been used to grow food for approximately 20 million people...

    The presence of World Health Organisation (WHO) officials has also played a role in the decrease in the prevalence of tobacco in the city...

  • How India's 'Garden City' became garbage city

    Hailed first as the country's Garden City and then its Silicon Valley, drawing in multinational IT firms and their monied executives, today Bangalore is paying a heavy price for its success ? it's a city overflowing with garbage, its infrastructure and waste collection services unable to keep up with decades of unchecked growth...

    Located on a plateau and blessed with a relatively cool climate, the city is dotted with public parks and...

  • Man City dazzle as United held by Hull City

    LONDON: Manchester City turned on the style to dismantle West Ham United 4-0 and revive their fading Premier League title aspirations as Manchester United’s hopes suffered a potentially fatal blow with a goalless home draw against struggling Hull City on Wednesday...

    City produced a scintillating first-half display, scoring three times before the break through Kevin De Bruyne, David Silva and new boy Gabriel Jesus, before Yaya Toure’s...

  • Karachi City of Lights festival brings a glow to arts

    KARACHI: With temperatures rising in the city, it wouldn’t be surprising to see only a few leaving their homes to attend any event but by the evening considerable number of people had gathered to see the public space luminous with art installations and performers entertaining audiences...

    A joint effort of the Citizens Archive of Pakistan (CAP) and ‘I AM Karachi’, the Karachi City of Lights Festival brought a glowing radiance to...

  • Opposition protest mars City Council proceedings in Karachi

    KARACHI: A noisy protest by members of opposition parties on Tuesday forced Mayor Wasim Akhtar to prorogue the City Council session in less than 10 minutes after the house passed a single resolution relating to a trivial issue...

    For many members and people in the packed galleries the hasty decision to conclude the session by the mayor was aimed at parrying all questions from the opposition and certain disgruntled members of the...

  • City School PAF win Karachi Girls Netball Cup in style

    KARACHI: City School PAF Chapter (Blue) proved their superiority by outplaying rivals in both junior (schools) and senior (colleges) categories to win the Karachi Girls Netball Cup here at the PSB Coaching Centre on Thursday...

    In the junior (schools) category, the thrilling final was played between City School PAF Chapter (Blue) and Habib Girls School teams which was won by City School 7-6 to become the champions of Karachi Girls...

  • Economist's report marks Karachi as most unsafe city in world

    Karachi has been named among the least safe cities of the world in a report published by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) — the research and analysis division of The Economist Group...

    Asia and the Middle East and Africa dominate the bottom of the index as Dhaka, Yangon and Karachi are at the bottom of the list...

  • Karachi — a case study of an unsustainable city

    The more developed a city, the more sophisticated and expanded an infrastructure network it needs to maintain its growth momentum...

    Urban economists, however, lament the low level of current investment for development of civic facilities in Karachi which hosts the country’s premier financial and capital markets and is a major commercial and industrial hub and a port city...

  • ‘Karachi Biennale played important role in city’s life’

    KARACHI: A panel discussion on the recently held first Karachi Biennale (KB) took place at the Amin Gulgee Gallery on Thursday...

    Answering the question about how she saw KB 17, Ms Afroze said she came to Karachi in the 1970s when there were not many art galleries but there were individuals such as Ali Imam, Bashir Mirza, Kohari and Sadequain who had open minds...

  • Karachi to be made smart city, says mayor

    KARACHI: Mayor Wasim Akhtar has said that Karachi will carry on its progress towards becoming a smart city on the lines of Singapore, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Madrid and Stockholm...

    “Municipal governments need such support especially with the rapid growth of urbanisation in most megacities of the world,” said the mayor of Karachi on Monday while speaking to the media at his office after returning home from the Russian city, Ulyanovsk,...

  • Transporters call off strike as negotiations continue on movement of heavy traffic in Karachi city

    Sindh Governor Muhammad Zubair on Wednesday said goods transporters in Karachi had called off their strike in protest of a Sindh High Court (SHC) ban on the movement of heavy traffic within the city during daytime, Geo News reported...

    The SHC had in March directed the transport secretary and the city traffic police chief to immediately enforce a ban on the movement of heavy vehicles in the city during daytime after citizens...

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