Sunday, 7 August, 2022

Topic: Karachi

Imran Inc: How Pakistani Generals manufactured ‘Mr Clean’ using disgraced billionaire’s funds

Fighting extradition to the US, Pakistani businessman Arif Naqvi is at the centre of a storm over his role in financing the rise of Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf.

IndiGo’s Sharjah-Hyderabad flight diverted to Pak’s Karachi airport due to technical defect

This is the second Indian Airline to make a precautionary landing in Karachi in 2 weeks. No emergency was declared and the aircraft made a normal landing.

Karachi submerged in floods, Pakistanis ask govt about its ‘rain emergency plan’

Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif said he was 'deeply saddened' by the damage caused and said that he had 'offered to extend every possible support' to the Sindh govt.

China condemns Karachi varsity blast and demands punishment to perpetrators

China also asked Pakistan to scale-up security for its nationals working in the country and demanded a thorough investigation in the matter.

No ‘Merry Christmas’ on cakes, people ask Karachi bakeries: ‘Are Christians lesser Pakistanis?’

Enraged by the incident, some users online accused Delizia of forgetting what the white in the Pakistan flag stands for — minority religion.

Minorities in Pakistan living nightmarish life, says BJP’s Sirsa after Karachi temple vandalism

BJP's Manjinder Singh Sirsa hits out at Imran Khan govt, says minorities in Pakistan 'don't have freedom of religion'.

12 killed as blast in underground sewage system rips through bank in Karachi

Police in Pakistan said they are investigating whether it was a gas pipeline or a build-up of methane that led to explosion. Most casualties were people inside the bank.

Karachi’s Safari Park finally knows the sex of its elephant. It’s Sonia, not Sonu

The startling revelation of the elephant's sex left Pakistani Twitter amused, wondering why zookeepers couldn't spot something this 'hard to miss'.

Slum township outside Karachi sees influx of people fleeing from Taliban rule in Afghanistan

About two lakh Afghans live in the slum township, while the entire city of Karachi is home to about five lakh Afghan refugees.

Why Pakistan’s opposition is calling this Karachi housing project ‘modern form of colonialism’

Our prolific feature about Pakistan’s fascinating politics, economy, society, culture, cricket, fashion and more — stories beyond the routine headlines.

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A Kia Sonet in India, 2020 | Wikimedia Commons

Pandemic, Toyota, Honda, Volkswagen, naysayers —Kia Motors entered India and beat all

Kia Motors claims to have sold over 5 lakh cars in India in just under 3 years. With new EV6 lined up, will the future be as electric for the Korean company?
Wheat being harvested at a village near Amritsar in Punjab | Representational image | ANI

Willing to ‘feed the world’ by summer, India may have to import wheat come winter

With wheat prices soaring, the government may have to slash import duty and impose stock limits, say traders and analysts.


The Flying Dolphin — how a former Indian Navy submariner qualified as a commercial pilot 

Vivek Chaudhary retired from the Indian Navy in 2017 after serving on the  Short-Service Commission. After that, his dreams took flight. 

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.