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  • Saulat Mirza JIT gives clean chit to Ghori in Shahid Hamid murder case

    KARACHI: Despite the fact that Saulat Mirza had named Muttahida Qaumi Movement leader Babar Ghori in the Shahid Hamid murder case in a televised confession hours before his execution in March, a joint investigation team has chosen not to recommend reopening of the high-profile case saying it has “already attained finality in trial”, it emerged on Thursday...

    He was sentenced to death by an antiterrorism court in 1999 for killing then...

  • Emotional Obama comforts, encourages US in farewell speech

    President Barack Obama bid farewell to the nation on Tuesday in an emotional speech that sought to comfort a country on edge over rapid economic changes, persistent security threats and the election of Donald Trump...

    Forceful at times and tearful at others, Obama's valedictory speech in his hometown of Chicago was a public meditation on the many trials the US faces as Obama takes his exit
  • 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?

    THE buzzword these days is Naya (new) Pakistan, the mantra that has arguably helped the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf capture power in the Centre and two provinces, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab, while doing respectably in Sindh and Balochistan...

    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...

  • 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...

  • 8 Ansarul Sharia Pakistan militants killed in 'encounter' in Karachi

    Eight terrorists were killed during an "encounter" jointly carried out by the Rangers and the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) in Karachi's Raees Goth area on Saturday night, officials said...

    According to a Rangers press release, the operation was carried out on the basis of technical intelligence and evidence after receiving a tip-off about the presence of Ansarul Sharia Pakistan (ASP) terrorists in the area...

  • Without ‘naya Karachi’ new Pakistan not possible: Imran

    KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan has said that without a ‘new Karachi’ it will not be possible to fulfil his dream of creating a new Pakistan...

    Addressing an election rally here on Sunday, he appealed to the people of Karachi to lay the foundation of a new Pakistan by electing PTI candidate Imran Ismail from the NA-246 constituency...

  • A dream Pakistan road trip: Karachi to Gwadar

    Road trips are the best way to discover a land, and Pakistan, with its geographical diversity and opportunities, makes it ideal for a road trip adventure...

    Sometime back I went on a three-day trip from Karachi to Gwadar and I can, without doubt, say that it was the most eye-opening and memorable trip for years to come...

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