Karachi (Urdu:کراچی / ALA-LC: Karācī IPA:[kəˈrɑːˌtʃi]) is the largest city of Pakistan and the capital of the province of Sindh as well as one of the largest and most populous metropolitan cities in the world. It is also the main seaport and financial center of the country. Karachi metro has an estimated population of over 23.5million people as of 2013, and area of approximately 3,527km2 (1,362sqmi), resulting in a density of more than 6,000 people per square kilometre (15,500 per square mile).
Karachi is also ranked as a beta world city. It was the capital of Pakistan until Islamabad was constructed as a capital to spread development evenly across the country and to prevent it from being concentrated in Karachi. Karachi is the location of the Port of Karachi and Port Bin Qasim, two of the region's largest and busiest ports. After the independence of Pakistan, the city population increased dramatically when hundreds of thousands of MuslimMuhajirs from India and from other parts of South Asia came to settle in Karachi.
Karachi- A powerful suicide blast ripped through a mosque in Pakistan’s restive Balochistan province on Friday, killing at least 54 people and injuring over 100 others who were preparing to celebrate Prophet Muhammad’s birthday, police said ... “Three other police officers were also injured in the blast,” he said.
Later, district health officer Dr ... Ul Munim claimed a senior police officer, who was killed in the explosion, was the target of the attack ... “The Prime Minister expressed his condolences to the families of those who died in the blast,” a statement from his office said.
At least 53 people, including a police officer, were killed while dozens were injured in what officials believe was a suicide blast near a 12th Rabiul Awwal procession in Balochistan’s Mastung district on Friday ... It stated Dr Akbar Nasir Khan, the capital city police chief, had issued orders to all officers to remain alert in their respective areas.
Voicing concerns over the poor performance of the Mukhtiarkar and sub-registrar offices, he said visitors are forced to go through long ordeals ... The SMBR would assign different BoR field officers to visit field offices, especially Karachi, Hyderabad, Jamshoro, Thatta and other divisional headquarters, to improve efficiency and service delivery.
Two Indian citizens, who purportedly illegally travelled to Karachi last week, said on Tuesday that they were “ready to go to jail” but did not want to return to their home country ... They then reportedly found their way to Karachi ... When we reached Karachi, our first stop was Orangi Town after which we directly went to the office of IG Sindh.
He was presiding over a meeting with senior police officers at KarachiPoliceOffice. The meeting was attended by Karachi’s additional IG, range DIGs, DIGCIA, SSPAVCC, SSP AVLC and district SSPs ... Earlier, Karachi Additional IG Khadim Hussain Rind and senior police officers welcomed the caretaker home minister.
KARACHI ... About the second PO Syed Taqi HaiderShah, who had fled the country after killing an insurance officer in Karachi around 10 years ago, the SHC was informed that a red notice had also been issued against him ... 4,000 factories registered in Karachi ... factories in Karachi.
KARACHI. Academic activities at KarachiUniversity (KU) would resume on Tuesday (today) after teachers’ representatives called off their strike on Monday evening following their successful negotiations with government officials ... KU Vice Chancellor Prof Khalid Iraqi also attended the meeting held at the SHEC head office.
KARACHI, (UrduPoint/UrduPoint / PakistanPoint News-Sept ... He was presiding over a meeting with senior police officers at the KarachiPoliceOffice here. Additional IGP - Karachi, Zonal DIGPs, DIGP - CIA, SSP- AVCC, SSP - AVLC and district SSPs of Karachi participated in the meeting.
KarachiWater and Sewerage Corporation (KWSC) Chief Operating Officer (CEO) Engineer Syed Sallahuddin Ahmed held a meeting with various Union Committee chairmen on Friday ... While giving instructions to the officers, he asked them to submit the complete details of all the works and take their approval and start the work immediately.