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Local news for Karachi, Pakistan continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

1 min ago | KVOR-AM Colorado Springs

Pakistani Journalist Targeted, Shot by Militants

ABC's Muhammad Lila reports that the attack happened as the talk show host was traveling from the airport to an office in Karachi.

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2 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

Pakiastani TV Journalist Hamid Mir Wounded In Attack

Prominent TV anchor Hamid Mir is in a Karachi hospital after gunmen opened fire on his car Saturday afternoon.

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2 hrs ago | Daily Times

Army, minister condemn attack on Mir : April 19, 2014,

ISLAMABAD Condemning attack on noted journalist Hamid Mir in Karachi, Defence Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif on Saturday said that detailed inquiry would be launched into the incident to trace the culprits, which has also been demanded by the Pakistan Army to ascertain the facts.

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5 hrs ago | Daily Times

Mushararf on way to Karachi : April 19, 2014,

ISLAMABAD Former president Pervez Musharraf has left his farmhouse in Chak Shahzad for Karachi, a private TV channel reported on Saturday.

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5 hrs ago | The Indian Express

Senior Pakistan journalist Hamid Mir shot at in Karachi

Senior Pakistani TV journalist Hamid Mir, who faced threats from Taliban and other terror groups, was on SAturdayshot at in Karachi by four unidentified motorcycle-borne gunmen near a bridge on way to his office.

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5 hrs ago | Daily Times

Attack on Mir condemned : April 19, 2014,

LAHORE President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif through separate statements condemned the attack on senior journalist Hamid Mir and expressed sorrow at the incident.

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6 hrs ago | ABC News

Famous Television Host in Pakistan Shot by Gunmen

Police in Pakistan say gunmen have shot a famous television talk show host amid a wave of attacks on journalists in the country.

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6 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Famous television host in Pakistan shot by gunmen

Police in Pakistan say gunmen have shot a famous television talk show host amid a wave of attacks on journalists in the country.

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10 hrs ago | The Nation

Rain expected in several areas of northern Pakistan

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/national/19-Apr-2014/rain-expected-in-several-areas-of-northern-pakistan For news details Read on : Rain expected in several areas of northern Pakistan Karachi- Scattered rain-thunderstorm lashed down yesterday on parts of KPK, Islamabad, Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan, most parts of Punjab and some ... (more)

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12 hrs ago | AlertNet

Gunmen kidnap two Pakistani U.N. staff members from Karachi

Gunmen have kidnapped two men working for the U.N. Children's Fund from Pakistan's southern city of Karachi, police said Saturday.

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13 hrs ago | Daily Times

MQM protests against extra-judicial killings

ISLAMABAD: The activists and supporters of Muttahida Quami Movement's Islamabad and Rawalpindi chapter held a demonstration in front of the National Press Club against "enforced disappearances" and "extra-judicial killings" of party workers, as part of the party's nationwide protests.Holding placards and banners inscribed with slogans for the ... (more)

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Nation

Something fishy about LNG project

In an unprecedented move, federal cabinet on Friday approved the policy for the import of Liquefied Natural Gas and construction of LNG terminal in Karachi.

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Daily Times

Six killed, five injured in Karachi violence : April 19, 2014,

KARACHI: Six persons were killed and five others were injured in different violent incidents in the city on Friday.

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Daily Times

Current account deficit widens to $2.12bn in Q3

KARACHI: The current account again showed deficit of 156 million in March after posting a surplus month in February maintaining its position widening imbalance in current account with $2.12 billion gap by the end of third quarter of 2013-14, State Bank of Pakistan statistics said.

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Daily Times

IoBM's short films highlight society, personalities: Festival enthralls faculty, students

KARACHI: Institute of Business Management 's Media Society has organised a film festival featuring shorts films by students of different universities at IoBM.A number of short films made by students of different varsities were screened were highly applauded by the audience at the event.Around 12 films were selected to be screened covering a wide ... (more)

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Nerve News

Two UN employees abducted in Karachi

Unidentified gunmen kidnapped two local employees of the UN in Pakistan's port city of Karachi late Friday, police said.

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Financial Times

Pakistan's heritage battle

The prevailing attitude in the city has been to knock down the old and build new, more profitable buildings instead Abdullah Haroon Road, formerly known as Victoria Road, runs through the centre of Karachi's elite quarter.

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Cellular News

Pakistan's Warid Considering LTE Deployment in Existing Radio Spectrum

Pakistan's Warid Telecom is reportedly considering deploying a LTE network using its existing 1800Mhz spectrum as it declines to participate in the forthcoming spectrum auction.

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The Nation

Three bodies recovered from different areas of Karachi

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/karachi/18-Apr-2014/three-bodies-recovered-from-different-areas-of-karachi For news details Read on : Three bodies recovered from different areas of Karachi Karachi- Three bodies were found from different areas of Karachi while two persons were injured in different firing incidents across the city.

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The Nation

Army to ensure safe environment for polio workers

On the PML-N government's written request, Pakistan Army has decided to assist the government in anti-polio campaign, but contrary to the past practice, its personnel will not accompany the health workers in door-to-door campaigns.

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