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Karachi: Metropolis in Sindh, Pakistan
Karachi is the capital of the Pakistani province of Sindh. It is the largest city in Pakistan and seventh largest city proper in the world. Ranked as a beta-global city, the city is Pakistan's premier industrial and financial centre, with an estimated GDP of $114 billion (PPP) as of 2014. Karachi is Pakistan's most cosmopolitan city, linguistically, ethnically, and religiously diverse, as well as one of Pakistan's most secular and socially liberal cities. With its location on the Arabian Sea, Karachi serves as a transport hub, and is home to Pakistan's two largest seaports, the Port of Karachi and Port Bin Qasim, as well as Pakistan's busiest airport, Jinnah International Airport.

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Two parallel governments controlling Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif [Video]

Two parallel governments controlling Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif

Former prime minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif reacted sharply on abduction of Sindh inspector general of police (IGP) and later arrest of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Safdar Awan, his..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 02:31Published
Pakistan's opposition parties hold massive rally against PM Imran Khan [Video]

Pakistan's opposition parties hold massive rally against PM Imran Khan

Pakistani opposition leaders Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Maryam Nawaz, Maulana Fazlur Rehman, Mehmood Khan Achakzai and Mohsin Dawar held massive rally against Prime Minister Imran Khan led-government on..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:35Published
Watch: People from Gilgit Baltistan, PoK region protest against Pakistan [Video]

Watch: People from Gilgit Baltistan, PoK region protest against Pakistan

People from Gilgit Baltistan held demonstrations across the region and in major towns of Pakistan against Islamabad's clampdown on people's civil and political rights. Demanding the immediate release..

Credit: HT Digital Content     Duration: 02:18Published
Floods wreak havoc in Pakistan's financial capital, Karachi [Video]

Floods wreak havoc in Pakistan's financial capital, Karachi

At least 23 people have died and anger among residents is rising after days of torrential downpours and widespread flooding have wrought chaos in the city.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:58Published
Watch: Pak terror tunnel unearthed in J&K; Karachi sacks used in construction [Video]

Watch: Pak terror tunnel unearthed in J&K; Karachi sacks used in construction

The Border Security Force unearthed a tunnel dug from Pakistan to push terrorists into Jammu and Kashmir. The tunnel's opening was discovered in J&K's Samba, just 400 m from a Pakistani border post...

Credit: HT Digital Content     Duration: 02:24Published

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Pakistan foils attempt to smuggle endangered falcons

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Karachi: Pakistani authorities said on Saturday they had foiled an attempt to smuggle dozens of endangered falcons worth more than one million dollars out of the country. Wildlife traffickers catch..
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Karachi fire: Two to hang for garment factory inferno

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BSF detects tunnel, sand bags with Karachi markings at international border in Jammu

The BSF team got suspicious in the Basantar area near Whaleback area Gallar in District Samba at the International Border and detected a tunnel near the border fencing.
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Karachi floods: Pakistan's biggest city hit by record rain and heavy floods

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D-company: In-depth look at Dawood Ibrahim's crime syndicate

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Indian security agencies reveal Dawood Ibrahim's passport details, hours after Pakistan admits mobster lives in Karachi

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Pakistan resumes polio campaign after coronavirus pause

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Sindhi, Baloch ‘separatists’ forming ties in Sindh, Pakistani officials say

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Had detailed discussion on Taj hotels bomb threat with CP & DCP of Mumbai police: Maha Home Minister Anil Deshmukh

Security outside Mumbai's two Taj hotels, at Colaba and Bandra, and the nearby areas were tightened on Tuesday morning after a bomb threat call from Karachi, the Mumbai Police said on this day.
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Pakistani PM says 'no doubt' that India was behind stock exchange attack

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ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan told parliament on Tuesday he had no doubt that India was behind an attack on the stock exchange building in the southern city of Karachi. Four..
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Mumbai: Security beefed outside Taj hotels after cops receive 26/11-like bomb threat from Karachi

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Pakistan stock exchange: Four killed as gunmen storm Karachi financial centre

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Gunmen attack Pakistani stock exchange in Karachi

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Pakistan fires 5 officials over pilot licenses scandal

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Plane crash: Pakistan International Airlines to ground 150 pilots suspected of ‘dubious’ licences

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Airbus experts probing plane crash that killed 97 in Pakistan

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Just two survivors in Pakistan plane crash; bodies of 97 passengers and crew recovered

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