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    KARACHI: On any given day one hears, for the umpteenth time, of a new housing society being launched, with state-of- the-art facilities, a lucrative geographical location, and the very best in construction...

    Ironically, this is in sharp contrast to the squalor in low-income housing and slums the city is home to, and the question that seems to arise is what factors are contributing to the widening disparity between housing in...

  • Sikhs to get land for temple in Clifton or Saddar

    KARACHI: The Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) at a recent meeting with representatives of the Sikh community agreed to allot a piece of land for a gurdwara in Karachi, it emerged on Monday...

    According to ETPB chairman Siddiqul Farooq, three areas — Clifton, Cantonment and Saddar — are being considered for a Sikh temple...

  • Fire erupts at 14-storey building in Karachi's Clifton area

    A fire erupted on Sunday morning at a building in Karachi's Boat Basin area which engulfed popular eateries located on the ground floor of the building, however, no loss of life was reported...

    The officials of Karachi Metropolitan Corporation informed Dawn that the cause of fire and the volume of losses are yet to be ascertained...

  • Human body parts found scattered in Karachi's Clifton, Defence

    Severed body parts of a man were found in Karachi's Clifton and Defence areas on Saturday, said police officials...

    Police officials added the recovered body parts were handed over to Clifton police for the purpose of completing legal formalities"All the remains belonged to the same victim and we have yet to locate the head and hands of the deceased," said Station House Officer Clifton while speaking to Dawn...

  • Two-day Karachi High Life Exhibition gets under way at Clifton

    KARACHI: Most of the visitors at the Dawn Media Group’s two-day Karachi High Life Exhibition, which began at the Palm Marquee in Clifton on Saturday, were interested in home items such as carpets and rugs, furniture and handicrafts...

    Featuring a host of Pakistan’s premium home brands in furnishings, carpets, upholstery and more, the inaugural Karachi High Life Exhibition will be open on Sunday, too, from 11am to 10pm...

  • Water commission bans all construction in Karachi's DHA, Clifton till resolution of territorial dispute

    The one-member water commission appointed by the Supreme Court to probe Karachi's water troubles on Monday imposed a ban on construction in Karachi's Defence Housing Authority (DHA) and Clifton areas until a territorial dispute between the two is resolved...

    They informed the commission that the authority was planning for the area's waste being treated at a plant near Mehmoodabad, at which Justice Muslim noted that the Karachi...

  • Construction of Clifton roads to finish in two days, says Karachi mayor

    KARACHI: City Mayor Wasim Akhtar said on Saturday that construction of roads in Clifton would be completed in two days while the construction of roads in all districts of the city was under way...

    He said that the completion of 650,000 square feet roads in Block-5 of Clifton in two days would provide convenience to residents of the salubrious part of the city...

  • 15-year-old servant murdered in Karachi's Clifton area

    KARACHI: A 15-year-old domestic servant was tortured and strangled to death in a bungalow in Clifton area, police and hospital officials said on Thursday...

    Clifton SHO Javed Abro said Mohammad Imran, 15, was found dead in a bungalow owned by a factory owner in Block-8 of Clifton at midnight between Oct 30 and 31...

  • Three men found murdered at park in Karachi's Clifton

    Three men were found murdered in Karachi's Clifton neighbourhood on Thursday, police and hospital officials said...

    Clifton Station House Officer Pir Shabbir Haider said that the victims worked as boat polishers and masseurs in the Clifton area and used to sleep on benches in the park near the beach...

  • Sabeen’s gift to Karachi

    KARACHI: The Creative Karachi Festival (CKF), conceived by Sabeen Mahmud to celebrate the talent and spirit of Karachi’s creative community, returned to the city for its second offering at the Alliance Francaise here on Saturday...

    As a tribute to Sabeen Mahmud, the Creative Karachi Festival will also be held on Sunday, which marks her first death anniversary...

  • Saudi Arabia bans selfies, photos and videos at Islam's holiest sites

    The Saudi Arabian government has banned pilgrims from taking photos and videos using any devices for any purpose at Makkah's Grand Mosque and Masjid-i-Nabvi (Peace be upon him) in Madinah...

    "In the case of any violation of the ban, security guards have been instructed to confiscate the photos and the camera if needed," the Saudi government statement said, adding that the change should be disseminated to every Haj and Umrah tour...

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