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

1 hr ago | The Nation

On talks, govt goes round in circles

ISLAMABAD The Cabinet Committee on National Security vowed to take all appropriate measures to improve internal security, which is vital for the economic and social development of the country, and decided to carry forward the strategy of engaging with those militants who are receptive to peace initiatives.

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5 hrs ago | Daily Times

70-bed medical unit opens at NICVD : April 18, 2014,

Karachi: Secretary Health Sindh Iqbal Hussain Durrrani on Thursday said improvement of financial structure of National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases is top priority of Sindh government and the current financial crisis of hospital would end soon.

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9 hrs ago | Daily Times

SECP registers HAP under halal products, services

KARACHI: Halal Products and Services Association of Pakistan has been incorporated with Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan under the Companies Ordinance, 1984 vide- incorporation number 008783.

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11 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

State Dep't Official Warns of Backlash in Promoting LGBT Rights Abroad

Addressing an event on "global LGBT rights," a senior State Department official on Wednesday sounded a note of caution about how the U.S. promotes such issues in religiously or culturally conservative countries, warning of the risk of a backlash there.

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15 hrs ago | The Nation

Wasan says he would welcome Altaf if returns

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/national/17-Apr-2014/wasan-says-he-would-welcome-altaf-if-returns For news details Read on : Wasan says he would welcome Altaf if returns KARACHI- Sindh Prisons Minister Manzoor Wasan said today that he would welcome Muttahida Qaumi Movement Chief Altaf Hussain if he returned to Pakistan.

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16 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Karachi stock seen upbeat, surges 362.38 points

High and Low were 29474.77 and 29095.77 respectively. Total volume traded in the market was 391,632,280 shares with 380 total traded companies out of which 205 were up, 144 were down and 31 were unchanged.

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18 hrs ago | The Nation

Bilawal wants 18 more sites in Pakistan to become World Heritage

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/national/17-Apr-2014/bilawal-wants-18-more-sites-in-pakistan-to-become-world-heritage For news details Read on : Bilawal wants 18 more sites in Pakistan to become World Heritage Karachi- Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Patron-In-Chief of Pakistan People's Party has urged the World Heritage Committee of ... (more)

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23 hrs ago | The Nation

Ongoing projects in Karachi 'tannery zone' be completed

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/business/17-Apr-2014/ongoing-projects-in-karachi-tannery-zone-be-completed For news details Read on : Ongoing projects in Karachi 'tannery zone' be completed KARACHI - The Commissioner Karachi, Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui has directed the concern authorities to complete all ongoing projects in Tannery ... (more)

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Nation

PIA refutes receiving warning notice from Saudi Arabia

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/business/17-Apr-2014/pia-refutes-receiving-warning-notice-from-saudi-arabia For news details Read on : PIA refutes receiving warning notice from Saudi Arabia KARACHI - National carrier Pakistan International Airlines has refuted media reports that Saudi Arabia's General Authority for Civil Aviation ... (more)

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Daily Times

Violence in the name of Islam is haram: fatwa : April 17, 2014,

The edict was part of a seven-point code of conduct unanimously approved at the Ulema-o-Mashaikh National Peace Convention held in Karachi.

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Daily Times

Clean delivery stressed to control high newborn mortality

ISLAMABAD: Speakers on Wednesday urged to take effective steps to control the high rate of newborn mortality in the country.

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Daily Times

Policy draft mandatory to tackle shrinking food resources issues'

KARACHI: Protecting food resources and resolving trans-boundary issue related to the marine waters dominated the debate over sustainable fisheries policy, as the participants warned that since the food resources are shrinking fast, there is need to have a policy draft to avoid the loss to natural assets.This was discussed at a two-day provincial ... (more)

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Pakistan Christian Post

Allama Tahir Ashrafi statement on blasphemy law victims is surprising. Nazir Bhatti

Karachi: April 16, 2014. Dr. Nazir S Bhatti, President of Pakistan Christian Congress PCC has expressed concern and surprise on statement of Allama Tahir Ashrafi appeared in section of media that 'We cannot release blasphemers' in context to Christian behind bars on accusations of blasphemy in Pakistan.

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flynas adds two further long-haul routes

Seen taxiing under London Gatwick Airport's passenger bridge is the inaugural thrice-weekly flynas long-haul, low-cost operation from Jeddah.

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Anna.aero

New airline routes launched

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The Nation

Lawlessness still on its peak in Karachi

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/national/16-Apr-2014/lawlessness-still-on-its-peak-in-karachi-3-bodies-recovered For news details Read on : Lawlessness still on its peak in Karachi Karachi- Three dead bodies including that of a woman have been recovered from different areas of Karachi.

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The Nation

Sharif, Zardari vow to uphold democracy

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and former President Asif Ali Zardari vowed that no one would be allowed to harm the democratic system.

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The Nation

SSGC becomes ACCA approved employer

KARACHI : Sui Southern Gas Company Limited has become ACCA approved employer at Gold level.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

American Reporter

Campaign 2008WARY of Protests, Democrats Pay for a Jail

He was forced to live like a blind man in a dark dungeon for eight months, so completely denied daylight that he could not know if it was day or night, after Pakistan's Military Intelligence secretly abducted him on suspicion of promoting U.S. interests.

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Daily Times

MoC asked to dissolve Quality Review Committee

KARACHI: The Union of Small and Medium Enterprises has urged the Ministry of Commerce to dissolve the Quality Review Committee forthwith in view of the no objection received from the law division and consensus of all stakeholders.

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