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    Na 242 Karachi Candidates 2017

  • 32 deaths in Karachi take Sindh heatwave toll to 1,242

    KARACHI: The devastating heatwave that struck Sindh last weekend is slowly subsiding but the toll has climbed to 1,242 with 32 deaths reported in Karachi on Saturday...

    Various government-run hospitals in Karachi confirmed that at least 32 people died of heatstroke on Saturday...

  • Only 3.3% candidates pass CSS examination in 2017

    Just a little over three per cent of all candidates were able to pass the Central Superior Services (CSS) examinations of 2017, while the top three positions were clinched by male candidates...

    Statistics show a total of 9,391 candidates appeared in the written examination of the year 2017; out of them only 312 managed to pass...

  • KARACHI BIENNALE 2017: THE HEART OF LATIN AMERICAN ART

    In their discursive event ‘South-South Dialogue’ at the ZVMG Rangoonwala Auditorium, the Karachi Biennale (KB) team had invited art critics and curators from Latin America to talk about contemporary artists from the region and the issues and concerns that inform their art practices...

    Published in Dawn, EOS, November 5th, 2017...

  • PSL 2017: Quetta Gladiators beat Karachi Kings by 7 wickets

    In the second encounter of Pakistan Super League on Saturday, Quetta Gladiators played Karachi Kings and beat them comprehensively by 7 wickets to bag their second victory in the tournament...

    Batting first, after being put to bat by Quetta Gladiators, Karachi Kings had managed to put a total of 159 for the loss of eight wickets...

  • Nest i/o hosts Startup Weekend Karachi 2017

    The Nest i/o hosted the Startup Weekend Karachi 2017 from March 24 to March 26 in Karachi to bring together local entrepreneurs and industry leaders to collaborate on ideas, form teams and pitch in front of a panel of judges, said a press release from the technology incubator...

    The second runner up for Startup Weekend Karachi 2017 was Gardener, an online gardening service which provides gardening services through an App, while the...

  • PSL 2017: Peshawar Zalmi thrash Karachi Kings, qualify for Lahore final

    The Peshawar Zalmi thrashed the Karachi Kings by 24 runs in the final playoff of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) at Dubai's International Cricket Stadium on Friday, taking them to the PSL finals in Lahore on March 5 opposite the Quetta Gladiators...

    The Karachi Kings choked under the pressure of the unassailable 182-run target bolstered by a flurry of boundaries from the Zalmi who won the toss and opted to field...

  • Green areas in Karachi decreased by 4pc from 2005 to 2017, says WB report

    ISLAMABAD: Karachi’s urban environment and infrastructure provision have not kept pace with its growth, and green areas have decreased by four per cent, whereas the urban extent in the core city has expanded by 8pc between 2005 and 2017, says a new World Bank report...

    Informal settlements are also pervasive in the central part of Karachi, the report says...

  • PSP election campaign kicks off with announcement of candidates for Karachi

    KARACHI: Launching its election campaign based on three points — “respect, justice and empowerment” — the Pak Sarzameen Party announced on Sunday its candidates on Karachi’s national and provincial assembly seats for the July 25 elections...

    PSP chairman Syed Mustafa Kamal is among the candidates and he is taking part in the election from one National Assembly (NA-253), which comprises New Karachi and North Karachi areas, and two...

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