KARACHI Top Stories

Dawn: KARACHI: PakistanBilliards and SnookerFederation (PBSF) president Alamgir Shaikh has expressed optimism that the home cueists have the potential to win laurels for the nation in the third Jubilee InsuranceWorld 6-Reds and Team Championships which will be...
Dawn: KARACHI: Waseem Khatri confirmed his supremacy in the scrabble field by winning the Danpak 27th PakistanScrabble Championship (masters) here at Beach LuxuryHotel on Sunday. Waseem became the first player in Pakistan’s history to have won the national title...
Dawn: KARACHI: The 10th NBP Cup all-Sindh basketball tournament will be played at the Arambagh...
Dawn: KARACHI: With each passing day the prospects of the long-awaited bilateral cricket series between Pakistan and India, slated for later this year, is gradually fading away after the Indian board released on Monday an extensive tour by South Africa. The Proteas,...
Dawn: KARACHI: Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) director competitions and development Wing Commander Pervaiz Saeed Mir resigned from his post on Monday citing lack of work due to the ongoing crisis that the country’s football governing body finds itself in. The...
Dawn: KARACHI: After 10 years, the State Bank has once again allowed the exchange companies to bring in US dollars directly in baggage or in their accounts against the sale of foreign currencies abroad. “This arrangement shall remain in operation from Aug 3 to Oct...
Dawn: KARACHI: Jewellery traders reported an increase of 20 per cent in sales since gold rates started falling significantly in the past two weeks. The declining trend in domestic prices, backed by falling gold rates on the world markets, lured families purchasing...
Dawn: KARACHI: Floods have taken toll in each of the last five years, causing loss of Rs334 billion a year in monetary terms to the country, according to a recent report by the US WorldResourceInstitute. The study indicates that Pakistan’sGDP is affected by one...
Dawn: KARACHI: Shares got hammered on Monday as KSE-100 index tanked by 639.71 points (1.79pc), its biggest single-day fall in 17 weeks, to close at 35,175.49. Volume stood at 571m shares of trading value of Rs12.7bn. Yet, like last Friday, all of the business...
Dawn: KARACHI: A six-member South Korean delegation has shown keen interest in development of the Karachi Port’s infrastructure particularly its elevated expressway and multi-purpose bulk...
Dawn: KARACHI: Trading activity remained sluggish on the cotton market on Monday amid slow arrivals of phutti (seed cotton) because of rains and heavy floods. Though the standing cotton crop is largely safe, phutti supply has...
Dawn: KARACHI: Amreli Steels Ltd on Monday signed a contract with Primetals Technologies to build a steel bar manufacturing facility with a capacity of...
Dawn: YOU would have thought that a living Yakub Memon would worry Pakistan if he dodges the hangman’s noose in Nagpur. Why is the Indian government looking over-eager to snuff out his life this week, on his birthday, after keeping him dangling on death row for...
The Times of India: NEW DELHI: With Pakistan recently sponsoring a UN resolution expressing "serious concern" over the "plight" of Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state of Myanmar, India is worried that Pakistan-based jehadi outfits like Lashker-e-Taiba (LeT) and Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD)...