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 ... In another development, the intelligence officers of KarachiPolice have been directed to update the data of foreigners, particularly Chinese nationals, in order to avoid any untoward incident in future since they are on the radar of unscrupulous elements who are attempting to sabotage the CPEC project.
KARACHI ... Under the lockdown, only export-oriented, food and health-related industries, pharmacies, bakeries and other essential services will operate, while all the markets, government offices would remain closed all over Sindh with special focus on Karachi ... “If Sindh had followed the SOPs, the situation in Karachi today would not have been serious.
KARACHI ...Judge orders registration of case against police officers in cop’s suicide case ... SI Chandio had committed suicide by setting himself on fire outside the CentralPoliceOffice in Karachi on April 26 due to ‘victimization’ by his senior colleagues.
KARACHI, (UrduPoint / PakistanPointNews - 31st Jul, 2021 ) .Police officer suspended for his negligence in molestation and murder case of six-year-old Maham, has started pressurizing victim's family to give statement in his favor.
KARACHI ...PPP legislators, activists, and office-bearers belonging to Karachi were in attendance.He said the PPP was successful in its strategy to contest the “selected” government in the recent AJK by-elections and appealed to the party activists to fully prepare for the forthcoming local government polls in Sindh.
Sindh government officials are considering the option of a lockdown all across Karachi for two weeks, closing all businesses and offices as well as imposing travel restrictions ...There is no other option left but to impose a complete lockdown in Karachi to control the spread of the disease.”.
KARACHI ... Nasir Shah said a committee consisting of elected representatives and KWSB officers would be set up for the supply of water to Karachi’s West district on a priority basis. “Work is under way on new water projects for Karachi on the directives of Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari,” the local bodies minister added.
KARACHI ...The security environment improved especially in Lahore (as per 61 per cent of the respondents), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (59pc), the rest of Punjab (53pc) and Karachi (51pc) ... About two-thirds of the OICCI members have their head offices in Karachi with operations all over the country.