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

2 hrs ago | Inter Press Service

Karachi Residents Trapped Between Armed Assassins and Private Bodyguards

Some 300,000 private security guards are registered in Pakistan, with anywhere from 70,000 to 75,000 in the Sindh province alone.

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5 hrs ago | Daily Times

ICAP opens satellite office : August 21, 2014,

KARACHI: The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan inaugurated its satellite office in Gujranwala on Wednesday.

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9 hrs ago | Daily Times

Lawyers held countrywide strike in support of democracy : August 21, 2014,

ISLAMABAD The legal fraternity of the country on Thursday observed complete strike, protests and sit-ins throughout Pakistan to express their solidarity with the democratic political system in the country.

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10 hrs ago | Daily Times

MWM, allies end sit-in at Numaish Chowrangi : August 21, 2014,

KARACHI: Majlis-e-Wahdatul Muslimeem , Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid , Pakistan Sunni Tehreek and Sunni Ittehad Council on Thursday ended their sit-in, which was staged in support of Tahirul Qadri-led Inqilab March for two days at Numaish Chowrangi.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Daily Times

SBC to boycott court proceedings today in support of democracy, parliament

KARACHI: Sindh Bar Council on Wednesday gave a call for boycott of the court proceedings today throughout the province to express solidarity with parliament and the democratic system.

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Daily Times

One killed, seven injured in accidents : August 21, 2014,

KARACHI: One person was killed and seven others were injured in different traffic accidents on Wednesday.

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Daily Times

Growers, fishermen move SHC to get due water share : August 21, 2014,

KARACHI: Growers and fishermen from the deltaic region Kharochhan in Thatta District filed a petition in Sindh High Court seeking water share and action against the irrigation officials reluctant to play their role in equally supplying water to the people of the tail-end area.

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Newkerala.com

Former Indian diplomat lauds India's move to call off talks with Pakistan

Former Indian Consul General to Karachi Rajiv Dogra has lauded the NDA Government's decision to cancel foreign secretary-level talks with Pakistan.

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EmergingTextiles.com

Pakistan Cotton Yarn Export Prices

Our monthly report includes wide range of yarn export prices per count and destination, with statistical tables and historical charts covering the Karachi and Faisalabad markets.

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New Hampshire Public Radio -

If You're Born In The Sky, What's Your Nationality? An Airplane Puzzler

Imagine you are very, very pregnant. For the purposes of this mind game, you are a married American woman and you are about to board a plane and, pregnant as you are, they let you on.

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GPB.org

If You're Born In The Sky, What's Your Nationality? An Airplane Puzzler

Here's a puzzle I bet you've never pondered. Imagine you are very, very pregnant.

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The Indian Express

Pak designer Rizwan Beyg on his connection with Bollywood and more

He calls himself a traditionalist, but veteran Pakistani designer Rizwan Beyg, 48, is not one to let his designs, including bridalwear, be pulled down by an overdose of embellishments.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

What's so special about this photograph?

Have you heard of the mythical cave temple of Hinglaj Mata similar to Vaishno Devi? Or the accounts of a Muslim gatekeeper at the Shiv Mandir in Umerkot across the border? A new title, Historic Temples in Pakistan by Reema Abbasi with photos by Madiha Aijaz, presents spiritual myths and urban legends that are a window into the syncretic past of the ... (more)

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The Asian Pacific Post

Purchasing Power: Compare prices of property in Asia vs Vancouver

With six bedrooms and seven bathrooms, this beautifully designed bungalow has plenty of space for the whole family.

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India.com

Poet Ashfaq Hussain Praised For Making Toronto an Urdu Literary Hub

Toronto: Two books of Ashfaq Hussain, a recipient of President of Pakistan Pride of Performance Award, were launched on August 1st, at a function held at Toronto Plaza hotel.

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Nerve News

Three policemen gunned down in Karachi

At least three policemen were gunned down Tuesday in Pakistan's Karachi city, media reported.

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Daily Times

PSQCA focused on combating counterfeiting' : August 19, 2014,

KARACHI: The Pakistan Standards and Quality Control Authority is fully aware of the substandard counterfeit products and has already launched a crackdown on these products in the best interest of consumers and industry.

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Newkerala.com

18 militants killed in Pakistan airstrikes

At least 18 militants were killed Tuesday during airstrikes in Pakistan's Khyber and North Waziristan tribal regions, the Inter-Services Public Relations said.

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Daily Times

Driving licence facility starts : August 19, 2014,

KARACHI: Additional Inspector General Traffic Sindh, Ghulam Qadir Thebo, has started International Driving Licence facility under Nazimabad Driving Licence Branch, here on Monday.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Nation

Woman among 8 shot dead in Karachi

At least eight people including a woman were killed in various violent incidents here on Monday.

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