KARACHI Top Stories

The News International: Famed Pakistani film 'Cake' has created waves after its magnanimous release not just in the country but across the border too, while recently casting a spell on its Indians fans after premiering on Netflix this month. Fans from the other side of the...
The National: A bomb attack on a mosque during Friday prayers killed a prominent preacher and two others, officials said, leaving over 20 men who had gathered to pray wounded. The preacher, Samiullah Raihan, was a supporter of the Western-backed Afghan government that...
Dawn: As I realised for the second time this month, it’s tough to book an online ride during Ramazan. The long wait wasn’t awkward at Wajahat Rauf’s house. The director of the upcoming romance-comedy-drama film (or as he calls it, “a family film”) was good company....
Indian Express: “The house of fiction has many windows, but only two or three doors,” wrote the critic James Wood, speaking of the novelists choice of narrative techniques. In HM Naqvi’s new novel, the door opens into the mind of Abdullah the Cossack, a historian of...
Dawn: KARACHI: An antiterrorism court on Thursday directed the prosecutor to submit the report of a joint investigation team constituted on the directives of the Supreme Court to re-investigate a case pertaining to murder of renowned social rights activist Perween...
Dawn: KARACHI: Two officials of police’s Counter-Terrorism Department were dismissed and...
Federal News Radio: KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A bomb exploded during weekly prayers Friday at a mosque in an eastern part of Kabul, killing two people, including the prayer leader, and wounding 16, officials said. According to Kabul police chief’s spokesman, Basir Mujahid,...
Dawn: KARACHI: The total content restricted in Pakistan by social media giant Facebook doubled between July and December 2018, according to the platform’s latest transparency report released on Friday. Facebook restricted 4,174 items within Pakistan during the...
Dawn: KARACHI: SindhChief Minister Syed MuradAli Shah on Friday said the notification issued by the federal government for taking control of the three major health facilities in the province must be withdrawn in public interest as it had created uncertainty and...
Dawn: KARACHI: The security and civic administrations have decided to change the traditional route of mourning procession for Yaum-i-Ali in Ramazan citing security and administrative challenges, officials said on Friday. This decision has been taken mainly due to...
Dawn: KARACHI: CityMayorWasim Akhtar on Friday asked Chief Minister Syed MuradAli Shah to direct the SindhSolid Waste ManagementBoard to ensure removal of garbage in a timely manner as its dumping in the storm water drains would create havoc during the upcoming...
Dawn: KARACHI: In what appears to be a setback for his coalition partner Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan that has been demanding a new province to be carved out of Sindh, Prime MinisterImran Khan said on Friday that he was against creation of another province in...
Dawn: KARACHI: A prayer leader was shot dead in what appeared to be a targeted attack in Sachal Goth on Friday morning, police said. They said as Mohammed Arbab, 55, came out from Minarul Huda Masjid near Murtaza Chowk in Sachal Goth after offering Fajr prayer,...
Dawn: A CONFLICT at the Higher Education Commission in Islamabad is becoming increasingly rancorous. How it is ultimately resolved will profoundly impact the future shape and form of Pakistan’s universities. On the one side is Dr Tariq Banuri, HEC chairman for some...