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.
On Saturday, the PPP provincial and Karachi chapters’ leadership went to the DC office to finalise arrangements so that there would be minimal disturbance to the vehicular traffic on the surrounding roads on November 30...Later, the PPP Karachi chapter held a meeting to review preparations for the gathering.
Two suspected muggers were lynched by an angry mob for allegedly killing a man and injuring his two sons over resistance in Surjani Town, Karachi on Sunday ... Karachi police chief Javed Odho, in his response to a recent Dawn query, had blamed the social structure and slow judicial process for growing incidents of mob lynching.
DIG Baloch asked the Karachi police chief to ask the chief protocol officer of the ministry of foreign affairs stationed at the camp office at the FTCBuilding in Karachi to send the complete particulars of the suspect to the Swedish Embassy in Pakistan for legal assistance as well information.
The JI leader made this demand at a press conference held at the Idara Noor-e-Haq, the JI Karachi headquarters, on Friday ... He added that there was no excuse or logic for the PPP's spokesperson to continue running the office of the Karachi administrator after the announcement of the final date for fresh local government elections in the city.
The gunmen fled the railway, firing at police officers and pedestrians on the street, resulting in eight officers being killed ...The police inside knew that they were outgunned by the heavily armed terrorists, so the police officers secured the gates and turned off the lights at the station instead of confronting the terrorists.
The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Tuesday announced that the local government elections in Karachi and Hyderabad will be held on January 15 next year ... “…it is decided that the local government elections in Karachi and Hyderabad divisions will be held on January 15, 2023 ... The office is directed to take further necessary action accordingly.”.
After the acquittal from the SC, the Attorney-General's Office decided to file a review petition related to the decision and prepared a draft letter to convey its concerns to the apex court. Per the letter, the opinion of the Attorney-General's Office was not ...