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.
A nexus of banned outfits and anarchist groups is behind the Karachi bombings, said Karachi police chief Ghulam NabiMemon on Tuesday ... “I cut my visit short and rushed back to Karachi,” he said and added that upon reaching at around 1.15am he held an emergency meeting with police officers.
Earlier in the morning, a group of students also held a protest at the office of the Board of Secondary EducationKarachi (BSEK) claiming they had not received their admit cards from their respective schools ... and met the invigilators, centre superintendents and other officers.
KARACHI. An antiterrorism court on Monday sentenced the teenage son of a senior police officer and his four guards to life in prison for killing his classmate in the Defence Housing Authority in 2014 ... Four convicted former police constables include Maqbool Ahmed Brohi, Imran Ali Arain, Yaseen Jamali and Muhammad RashidGujjar ... .
Karachi is at boiling point... For the purpose of this report, we explored different areas of Karachi to determine the kinds of cover available to citizens who do not have the luxury of staying in air-conditioned offices and homes or even travel in air-conditioned vehicles ... Karachi's track record has, however, been the complete opposite.
The Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Karachi chapter on Monday organised protest demonstrations against prolonged power outages in the city especially during the ongoing heatwave ... The JI would besiege the head office of the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board on May 20 and the Karachi Rights Caravan would be held on May 29, he announced.
Even after receiving eviction notices, a total of 51 retired academics and officers are illegally residing inside the University of Karachi (KU). Some of those teachers and officers have also rented out the university property to other people while others have handed their houses over to their relatives.
Monday’s arrest came two weeks after a woman suicide bomber blew herself up on a university campus in the southern port city of Karachi, killing three Chinese teachers and their Pakistani driver ... Pakistani officers inspect a passenger van after a suicide blast at the University of Karachi on April 26, 2022 [File.
KARACHI ... The former Karachi mayor was most critical of the PTI chairman Imran Khan for “deliberately ignoring” Karachi and “befooling the people of the city” while being in the PM office. He took up the three parties one by one and accused them of “selling the mandate of Karachi for power gain”.