KARACHI Top Stories

Riot police patrol the streets during protests in Harare, Friday, Aug, 16, 2019.
2019-08-16, The Independent
Zimbabwe’s police have attacked opposition protesters with batons and fired tear gas at crowds gathered in the centre of Harare, organised in defiance of a ban. ...
A migrant reads verses of the Quran aboard the Open Arms Spanish humanitarian boat as it arrives near Lampedusa coast in the Mediterranean Sea
2019-08-15, The Independent
A migrant rescue ship with nearly 150 people on board has docked near an Italian island after a judge in Rome overruled the interior minister Matteo Salvini’s ban on...
The Independent: Yes, I’m the girl who, during a panel at BeautyCon LA last week, asked Priyanka Chopra about her “Jai Hind” tweet. To some, the tweet, a clear sign of solidarity with the Indian military while tensions rose with Pakistan, may seem harmless, but timing is...
The Independent: The US justice department has issued a warrant for the seizure of an Iranian oil tanker, a day after a Gibraltar judge allowed the release of the detained vessel. The Grace 1 supertanker was held by British Royal Marines in July on suspicion of illegally...
Mid Day: Jaipur/New Delhi: Defence MinisterRajnath Singh on Friday said India remained "firmly committed" to the doctrine of 'no first use' for nuclear weapons but what happens in future depends on the circumstances. Singh said this on...
Dawn: It’s been three decades since the Indus ValleySchool (IVS) of Art and Architecture was founded. It has, in that period, established itself as one of the leading institutions of the country. A measure of its success are the top-drawer individuals, especially...
The Siasat Daily: Mumbai: Bollywood celebrities including singer Kailash Kher, actor John Abraham and filmmaker Nikhil Advani on Friday reacted to the ban the Pakistan government has imposed on Indian films....
The News International: Karachi: Rains/wind-thunderstorm (with isolated heavy falls) are expected at scattered places in Hazara, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Sargodha, Faisalabad, Lahore...
The Times of India: JODHPUR: Laying all speculations to rest, the railways on Friday cancelled operations of TharLinkExpress that connects Jodhpur in India to Karachi in Pakistan. With the services of Samjhauta Express already suspended, the development temporarily snaps all...
Indian Express: The TharLinkExpress, the weekly train that connected Jodhpur to Karachi, was suspended by India on Friday, a week after Pakistan authorities suspended services of the train from their side. Advertising The train was scheduled to depart on Friday night from...
Dawn: KARACHI: The wildlife department managed to recover seven crocodiles after they escaped from a farmhouse on the outskirts of the city...
Dawn: KARACHI: A woman was arrested and remanded in judicial custody for her alleged involvement in beating her daughter-in-law along with her son in Defence Housing Authority, it emerged on Friday. The Sahil police registered a case (FIR 499/2019) against the woman...
Dawn: KARACHI: The SindhHigh Court on Friday asked the lawyer for appellants and a deputy attorney general to advance their arguments on Sept 17 on the maintainability of appeals of convicts in the Safoora Goth bus carnage and murder of prominent social activist...
Dawn: KARACHI: The stock market remained dull and drab on Friday despite a four-day hiatus on account of Eid holidays. The KSE-100 index fell 664 points (2.26 per cent) to close at 28,764. Investors were jittery due to a constant stream of negative news on the...
Dawn: KARACHI: The cotton market witnessed slow trading on Friday after a long closure on account of Eidul Azha and Independence Day celebrations even though the volume remained restricted. Brokers said the...
Dawn: KARACHI: Maritime Affairs MinisterAli Zaidi on Friday inaugurated the second phase of the federal government-sponsored CleanKarachi campaign from Lyari. However, unlike the first phase, this time he did not give any deadline to lift the garbage from the...