karachi

A successful KLF: Signs That Karachi is Getting Back on its Feet

By Omar R Quraishi Karachi is a city of well over 20 million people, and that means it has more people than many countries. In fact, it would rank 60th out approximately 200 countries. For a city that size, it suffers from a massive image problem and some would say not without good reason. For

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Gunmen Shoot Two Pakistani Soldiers in Karachi

By Syed Raza Hassan KARACHI, Pakistan, Dec 1 – Gunmen killed two Pakistani soldiers in the southern city of Karachi on Tuesday, the military said, a rare attack on the powerful army that could indicate the beginning of a push-back against a tightening crackdown on violence. The two were shot on a busy road in

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Pakistani Female Fighter Pilot Dies in Jet Crash

ISLAMABAD, Nov. 24 – A female Pakistani air force pilot was killed on Tuesday when her trainer jet crashed near the central town of Mianwali, the military said, the first such loss for the country’s tiny community of women pilots. The crash happened during “routine operational training”, the air force said in a statement. A second

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Till Politics Do Us Part

Imran and Reham Khan’s divorce causes media meltdown By Fareed Qureshi In 2002, things were looking up for Pakistan’s media. Privately-owned television channels were booming; news outlets insisted they took the craft seriously and were setting out to eclipse the dry format of state-owned Pakistan Television. It was a veritable gold-rush; you couldn’t move for

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