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  • PTI's rally marches through Karachi, Imran addresses gathering in Lyari

    KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) on Sunday, led by party chairman Imran Khan, thronged the city with their massive rally that marched through the different areas of the metropolis as part of the election campaign ahead of the upcoming local government polls...

    Imran also addressed a public gathering at Lyari’s famous Kakri ground in the evening, DawnNews reported...

  • Lyari gang war leader Uzair Baloch arrested by Rangers 'outside Karachi'

    KARACHI: Pakistan Rangers, Sindh claimed to have arrested Uzair Baloch, a notorious leader of the Lyari gang war and chief of proscribed Peoples Amn Committee (PAC), in a targeted operation on the outskirts of Karachi on Saturday...

    Rangers arrested Baloch in a targeted operation outside Karachi late on Friday while he was attempting to enter the city, said a press release issued by the paramilitary force...

  • Book on Lyari sparks debate on old Karachi’s political history

    KARACHI: Speakers discussed the past and present of Lyari, from being cradle of the mainstream politics to turning into a crime-infested gangland at the launch of a semi-autobiographical book written by veteran journalist Latif Baloch...

    Book Lyari ka muqadma sparked a thought-provoking debate on the issue of Balochistan on the larger scope in which many speakers said the persistent insurgency and fragile security situation in the...

  • Rangers man martyred, 3 injured in militant attack in Karachi's Lyari

    One Rangers man was martyred and three others injured when a personnel of the paramilitary force came under attack by suspected militants in Karachi's Lyari neighbourhood on Tuesday evening...

    A Rangers contingent was on a routine patrol in Lyari's Ali Mohammad Mohalla when suspected militants attacked the security personnel with hand grenades and automatic weapons at around 8:15pm, said a press release issued by the force...

  • Second phase of Clean Karachi initiative launched from Lyari

    KARACHI: Maritime Affairs Minister Ali Zaidi on Friday inaugurated the second phase of the federal government-sponsored Clean Karachi campaign from Lyari...

    Speaking at a press conference in Lyari along with Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s federal and provincial lawmakers, the minister appreciated the role of Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah and newly appointed Local Government Minister Syed Nasir Shah for their cooperation in the...

  • Lyari emerges as new coronavirus hotspot in Karachi after 67 test positive

    KARACHI: The Sindh government as well as the political leadership of the province are caught in another challenge after finding Lyari and its neighbouring areas as a new hotspot for the Covid-19 pandemic, where in just two days more than 60 people were tested positive for coronavirus...

    “The situation is critical in the sense that in only two days we have registered 67 patients in the Lyari and Garden areas,” he told Dawn...

  • Govt assures support for Lyari footballers

    KARACHI: Admini­strator District Municipal Corpor­ation South Karachi, Mir Farooq Langove has expressed pleasure over the many football tournaments arranged for junior players in Lyari and have assured all out support for the promotion of the sport and its players...

    The administrator met the Karachi United Lyari Cent­re’s under-training players at the Kakri Ground on Tuesday and assured government’s support to players...

  • Lyari ‘gangster’ arrested in Hub

    GWADAR: A suspect allegedly belonging to Lyari gang was arrested from the industrial town of Hub on Friday...

    He was allegedly involved in the killings of personnel of Rangers and police and civilians, both in Karachi and Hub...

  • PPP to hold rally in Lyari on April 26

    KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah today announced the PPP’s intent to hold a rally in Karachi’s Lyari district on April 26...

    At a press conference, Shah said former president Asif Ali Zardari is also expected at the rally, which will be held in Lyari's Kakri Ground...

  • Tribute paid to Lyari’s unsung hero

    KARACHI: Friends, colleagues, admirers and members of the family of noted social worker Mohammad Umer Lasi shared their memories of the late community activist at an event titled ‘An Ode to an Unsung Hero: Mohammad Umer Lasi’ organised at the Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology (Szabist) on Saturday evening...

    She recalled that it was three years ago that she had met him for the first time and interviewed...

  • U-16 Lyari League ends

    KARACHI: The Captain Turab Ali team won the K-Electric Under-16 Lyari Football League on Sunday after beating the Ustaad Gulsher team 3-0 in the final at the Peoples Sports Complex...

    The league, which kicked off on April 17, was organised in collaboration with ‘I Am Karachi’ and the Sindh Football Federation...

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