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  • Sewage line burst causes crater in newly carpeted Bahadurabad road

    KARACHI: The recently carpeted Jamaluddin Afghani Road was closed for traffic on Tuesday after it developed a crater due to a burst in the 16-inch sewage pipe underneath it that has flooded the two-way road since late Sunday night...

    By the time tankers of the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board reached the area to pump the water out, the two lanes had already been flooded...

  • Bahadurabad faction makes fresh overtures to Farooq Sattar

    KARACHI: As the last date of withdrawal of Senate nomination papers is approaching fast, the group within the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan that recently ousted party head Dr Farooq Sattar made fresh attempts to lure the seasoned politician back in a bid to prevent impending electoral damage in the March 3 polls, it emerged on Wednesday...

    Both factions of the MQM-P, commonly known as Bahadurabad group now led by newly-appointed...

  • MQM's PIB, Bahadurabad factions come together for Senate elections

    Dr Sattar said that despite his differences with the Bahadurabad group of MQM-P, both sides remained in touch with each other and reached an agreement about the Senate elections to be held tomorrow...

    He said the party's leaders are "embarrassed" and apologise to their voters who have been affected by the conflict between the PIB and Bahadurabad groups...

  • Sattar feels slighted for not receiving invite to Bahadurabad Iftar party

    KARACHI: Although the Bahadurabad group of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan publicly maintained that it was ready to accept Dr Farooq Sattar as the convener of the party if he resumed the Bahadurabad office, it appears that the Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui-led faction is unwilling to see the seasoned politician back in the driving seat, it emerged on Saturday...

    Differences between the two sides have reached an extent that the...

  • Relations between Sattar, Bahadurabad group hit new low

    KARACHI: Although the Bahadurabad group of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan had expelled disgruntled leader Dr Farooq Sattar from the party, the relationship between the two sides dipped to a new low on Monday when the former convener was warned that “civil and criminal actions” could be instituted against him if he failed to offer an unconditional apology to the party...

    Previously, many politicians, including Pak Sarzameen...

  • 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?

    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 northern tip of the metropolis beyond North Karachi...

    By Naya Karachi, one means a revived, clean and crime-free megacity that can be regenerated from the endless urban sprawl that currently exists...

  • PTI being used in Karachi by-polls, says Hashmi

    MULTAN: Veteran politician Javed Hashmi said the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) is being used in the Karachi by-elections by the forces looking for a solution to the issues of the city...

    “However, the result cannot be predicted as the forces looking to find a solution to Karachi’s problems are once again using the PTI in the by-elections and only God knows what will be the results,” he said...

  • Rise in street crime in Karachi in first 10 days of Ramazan

    KARACHI: As law enforcement agencies count successes in ongoing operation against terrorists, banned outfits and militant wings of political and religious organisations, Karachiites face a sudden rise in street crimes, which has cost four lives so far during the first 10 days of Ramazan and raised fears for the days ahead...

    In 2015, both the security agencies and business community had broken the good news to nation that the...

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