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  • Fruit prices 40pc lower on second day of boycott in Karachi

    The citizens of Karachi found some relief on Saturday, the second of a three-day fruit boycott, as the price of fruit was lowered by up to 40 per cent after street vendors saw minimal market activity on Friday...

    Know more: Up to 300pc increase in prices of fruit, vegetablesKarachi Consumer Association Chief Kaukab Iqbal, told Dawn on Saturday that he found minimal market activity during his routine inspection rounds of...

  • UberGo prices cut by up to 20pc in Karachi, Lahore

    Ride-hailing service Uber on Thursday announced an up to 20 per cent reduction in rates for its UberGo offering in Lahore and Karachi and the introduction of its premium UberX service in Pakistan...

    "And while each city adjusts to the new prices, we are putting in place payment guarantees for driver-partners...

  • FBR sets new prices for real estate in Islamabad, Karachi

    ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) on Tuesday issued the notification announcing the newly set property prices in Islamabad and Karachi...

    According to the notification, Karachi has been divided into nine categories and residential and commercial plots have been assigned different prices...

  • Karachi property prices soar after crime crackdown

    KARACHI: Abdul Qadeer gave up trying to build a block of flats in Karachi four years ago, when gangsters demanding $20,000 in protection money shot him in the legs because he refused to pay...

    Qadeer's experience was not uncommon for those trying to do business in Karachi, home to more than 20 million people and with a reputation as one of the world's most dangerous cities...

  • Karachi property prices soar after crackdown

    KARACHI: Abdul Qadeer gave up trying to build a block of flats in Karachi four years ago, when gangsters demanding $20,000 in protection money shot him in the legs because he refused to pay...

    Qadeer’s experience was not uncommon for those trying to do business in Karachi, home to more than 20 million people and with a reputation as one of the world’s most dangerous cities...

  • Vegetable prices soar in Karachi after rain

    KARACHI: Traders on Monday pushed up vegetable prices by almost 100 per cent, citing thin arrivals from snow-hit Quetta and blockade of the Super Highway Sabzi Mandi following rains on Friday and Saturday...

    Traders said some green vegetable supplies from Quetta remained suspended where rainfall blocked the Karachi-Quetta Highway at Luckpass and other areas...

  • Chicken prices in Karachi come on par with beef rates

    KARACHI: Chicken prices have almost come at par with veal and beef rates owing to the city government’s frequent increases in official prices, thus giving a free hand to stakeholders to fix prices at their whims...

    The meeting between the officials of Pakistan Poultry Association (PPA) and the commissioner of Karachi on Dec 22 aimed at controlling prices has so far proved hard on the pockets of consumers...

  • 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...

  • Supply crunch keeps cotton prices higher

    KARACHI: Cotton prices rose for the fourth consecutive session on Saturday as spinners kept chasing quality lint to meet their export orders...

    The following are Saturday’s new crop Karachi Cotton Association (KCA) official spot rates for local dealings in Pak rupees for base grade 3 staple length 1-1/16” micronair value between 3...

  • End to Iran sanctions may bring down oil prices further

    RIYADH: If oil-related sanctions against Iran are lifted, world oil prices next year could be $5 to $15 a barrel lower than the current forecasts, the US Energy Information Agency (EIA) is projecting...

    “A lifting of sanctions against Iran, should a comprehensive nuclear agreement be concluded, could significantly change the forecast for oil supply, demand, and prices,” good, old friend Adam Sieminski, the EIA Administrator, said in a...

  • Documents show PFF sold 2014 World Cup tickets at inflated prices

    He’d paid almost double the prices for tickets to a few of the World Cup matches for his sons and few of their friends but he was yet to get them...

    Valcke, who has been FIFA president Sepp Blatter’s right-hand man since 2007, is alleged to be the beneficiary of an agreement for black market sales of tickets at inflated prices...

  • Traders slap Rs10 on milk prices

    KARACHI: An official crackdown on milk sellers on Monday landed many of them behind bars for arbitrarily enhancing milk prices once again by Rs10 per litre, yet most people may have to purchase the commodity at the new price of Rs90 to Rs95 per litre as the wholesalers and retailers are not ready to bring down the prices on their own...

    The wholesalers claimed that dairy farmers had increased the rate of milk from Rs73 to Rs84 per...

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