KARACHI Top Stories

The Siasat Daily: Karachi [Pakistan]: Anti-China protests have been taking place across Sindh against the multi-billion dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor which passes through the province. Jeay Sindh Muttahida Mahaz (JSMM), a Sindh-based nationalist party, has been...
Hindustan Times: Coffee With D; Director: VishalMishraCast: Sunil Grover, Zakir Hussain, Anjana Sukhani, Deepannati Sharma, Pankaj Tripathy Rating: xx Isn’t it amazing what a slew of talented actors can do to an outrageous idea? Think of “Coffee With D” as...
Dawn: KARACHI: The government is considering options to protect schoolchildren from harsh winters by changing school timings or by keeping the starting date of winter and summer vacations flexible, said SindhEducation Minister Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar on Thursday....
Dawn: KARACHI: As many as 104 prisoners have died in different Sindh jails in the past three years, Sindh Parliamentary AffairsMinisterNisar Ahmad Khuhro informed the Sindh Assembly on Thursday. He was responding to queries raised by legislators during the...
The Times of India: NEW DELHI: It may not have been in the Lazarus league, but it was quite the comeback. Yuvraj Singh, back in India's ODI squad after more than three years, having endured slumps in form and unwarranted criticism for his inability to reignite the fire of old,...
The Times of India: NEW DELHI: That Yuvraj Singh and MS Dhoni are a great middle-order association should need no reiterating, but for those who may have forgotten what the two World Cup winners can conjure when batting together in ODIs, Thursday's second match was a surreal...
Dawn: ISLAMABAD: Global commodity trader Gunvor and Italian energy company Eni on Thursday emerged as the lowest bidders for supplying a total of 240 shipments of liquefied natural gas (LNG) at much lower rates than a similar government-to-government deal with...
Arizona Daily Star: KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police say Muslim clerics attacked a rally calling for the release of five anti-Taliban activists and bloggers who went missing earlier this month. ......
Dawn: ANOTHER plan has been approved to get the ill-fated steel mill out of government hands. This time, the Privatisation Commission board has agreed to a proposal to lease out the mill for a period of 30 years to any interested party. If successful, and that is a...
Jamaica Observer: KARACHI, Pakistan (CMC) — The Pakistan Cricket Board has not given up hope of West Indies touring here next March, and will be meeting with security company, Eastern StarInternational, to contest a security report which it issued and which formed the...
The Economist: Jam tomorrow? NEARLY 20 years after it opened, Pakistan’s first motorway still has a desolate feel. There is scant traffic along the 375km link between Islamabad and Lahore...
Public Technologies: (Source: East Central University) Four outstanding professionals from the neuroscience field will be the featured speakers at the FifthAnnual Raniyah T. Ramadan Symposium set for Wednesday, Jan. 25, at 1 p.m. in East Central University's Estep Multimedia...
CNN: (CNN)In his final days hiding out in a compound in Pakistan, Osama bin Laden was still trying to control his global terrorist enterprise, while also taking an intense interest in the welfare of his some two dozen children from his five wives. It's another side...