pakistan real estate

Major factors affecting the real estate industry of Pakistan

Real estate is an important and promising sector of the economy of Pakistan. The property market in Pakistan has been developing rapidly in both the commercial and residential sectors. This not only attracts local investors but also expatriates and overseas Pakistani’s. Moreover, investment in real estate is the most common way to protect capital and [...]

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Mustafa Kamal left MQM, took refuge in Dubai

Mustafa Kamal, the ex-Mayor of Karachi and once a darling of MQM chief Altaf Hussain, has apparently left the “party”.  Also, he has been made to resign from his position of Senator by MQM. Some reports state that Mustafa Kamal and Anis Qaimkhani were kicked out of MQM on a decision by Altaf Hussain as [...]

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Bloodbath in Rawalpindi as Ashura Procession went rogue

Ashura procession in Rawalpindi turned into a bloodbath after a clash between Shias and Sunnis near Fawara Chowk, Raja Bazar. Reportedly, a mosque, seminary and more than 100 shops at Madina Cloth Market were gutted. Unconfirmed reports suggest more than 30 deaths, including slit throats and smashed heads of seminary students.   update: Death toll [...]

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Tehreek Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Chief Hakimullah Mehsud killed in drone attack

Tehreek Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief Hakimullah Mehsud is killed in alleged drone attack. According to news reports, several missiles were fired at a car and at one of Hakimullah Mehsud’s compounds in North Waziristan. Five people were killed. The strike was carried out near the town of Miranshah in North Waziristan. Hakimullah Mehsud became the [...]

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ITCN Asia 2013 at Karachi Expo Center

ITCN Asia is annual Information and Communication Technology event in Karachi. The 2013 edition of ITCN Asia was organized on October 8-10 at Karachi Expo Center. ITCN Asia had two segments, the technology workshops and the exhibition. The workshops covered eBanking & Finance, eGovernment,  Digital Marketing and eLearning among other topics. My observations of ITCN Asia 2013 are based [...]

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How to help Balochistan Earthquake victims

Recent earthquake in Balochistan has left hundreds dead and thousands displaced. According to reports, more than 300,000 people have been affected over a total of six districts – Awaran, Kech, Gwadar, Panjgur, Chaghi and Khuzdar. A recent image from National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) shows the impact of the earthquake in Balochistan. How to help [...]

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Peshawar Church blasts left at least 80 Christians dead

Sunday Mass at Peshawar Church turned into bloodbath when two alleged suicide blasts ripped through the crowd coming out of the premises. At least 80 died and more than hundred are wounded, many in critical condition, in an inhuman act of terrorism at All Saints Church in historic Kohati gate area of Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. [...]

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Zafar Baloch PAC killed Lyari Karachi

Peoples Amn Committee (PAC) leader Zafar Baloch shot dead near Bazinjo Chowk, Lyari, Karachi

Peoples Amn Committee (PAC) leader Zafar Baloch shot dead near Bazinjo Chowk, Lyari, Karachi According to reports, he was on his way home from Civil Hospital when unidentified gunmen opened fire at his car, severely injuring him and his companions. Reportedly, eight gunmen astride on four motorcycles opened fire at his car. Zafar Baloch was [...]

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A hail storm in Islamabad

Islamabad turned white today as hail storm hit the capital in the morning. It went pitch dark for hours which followed with thunder, hail storm and heavy rain. Apparently, winters are coming to Islamabad. Crazy #hailstorm #Islamabad — Faran Rafi (@faranrafi) September 15, 2013 Hailstorm in #Islamabad. — Irteza Ubaid (@irtezaubaid) September 15, [...]

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Sindh Governor Ishratul Ibad left for a personal visit of Dubai, family to follow suit

According to news reports, Sindh Governor Ishratul Ibad has left for personal visit of Dubai. He has asked his family to join him there. He may leave for Singapore from Dubai. Rumours are rife that Ishratul Ibad has resigned from his post. Analysts are saying that this means that the ongoing operation in Karachi may [...]

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