KARACHI Top Stories

Dawn: KARACHI: Pakistan Navy conducted successful live weapons firing during a ceremony on Wednesday. The units of Pakistan Navy demonstrated combat readiness and war fighting potential through Ground-Based Air Defence...
Dawn: KARACHI: The US dollar further appreciated to set a new record against the local currency on Wed­nesday, reflecting that nothing could stop the bullish dollar from moving ahead despite fresh $3 billion inflow from Saudi Arabia. Currency dealers in the...
Dawn: KARACHI: Conceding that the SindhLocal Government (Amendment) Bill 2021 was passed in ‘haste’ by his government, the Pakistan Peoples Party chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari on Wednesday blamed the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) for this hurry, as it had...
Dawn: KARACHI: An earthquake measuring 4.1 on the Richter scale jolted several parts of Karachi on Wednesday night, the...
Dawn: KARACHI: The SindhHigh Court has come down hard on the lawyer for the Cantonment BoardMalir for setting up cattle markets on lands owned by private entities. A two-judge bench headed by Justice Zafar Ahmed Rajput remarked that it was not the domain of the...
Dawn: ISLAMABAD: The premiere of the first-ever EuropeanFilm Festival was held at the PakistanNational Council of Arts (PNCA) on Wednesday which woulud showcase a range of films depicting European culture to a broad Pakistani audience. The festival’s organisers...
Dawn: PESHAWAR: A candidate on Wednesday moved the appellate tribunal challenging the candidature of adviser to the prime minister on finance Shaukat Tarin for the Senate by-elections requesting to declare his nomination papers as invalid as he was not a resident of...
Dawn: OVER the years it has been my tiresome privilege to write one article after another pointing out all that the government in power is doing wrong. Having done this for four successive governments now, I am increasingly being asked one question: what is that you...
Dawn: WHEN a prime minister marries, it is his or her own business. It is no concern of the state. When that marriage becomes itself a business, then polity has every right to be concerned. Even loyalists in the PPP cannot deny that when Mr Asif Ali Zardari married...
Dawn: AS harsh as it may sound, the fact is that many in Pakistan have become intolerant and ignorant. They lack basic ethics, manners and etiquettes. This...
Dawn: THIS refers to the news item ‘Ministry concedes economy faces inflationary, external pressures’ (Nov 30). The government is set to announce a mini-budget to comply with the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) conditions and a bout of hyperinflation followed by...
Dawn: PROFIT AMBIGUITY: The announcement by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) related to the increase in the profit rate on savings accounts by 1.5 percentage points to a minimum of 7.25pc by Dec 1 is a much-awaited relief for those keeping the money in teh routine...
Dawn: KARACHI: An animal rights activist, who had recently highlighted the plight of four elephants kept at Karachi Zoological Gardens and Safari Park, feared for her life for raising the issue and approached the police for protection. Film-maker Mahera Omar, who is...
Dawn: KARACHI: Police informed a court on Wednesday that young Nazim Jokhio was tortured to death during alleged illegal detention at the farmhouse of Pakistan Peoples PartyMPA Jam Awais. An interim investigation report was submitted by the investigating...