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Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan claims attack on Karachi Airport

The Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU) accepted responsibility of attack on Karachi airport that left 36 dead and dozens injured.  In an online statement, Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan claims that: Yesterday 11th of Sha’ban (9th of June 2014), at midnight of Monday ten brave martyrdom seeking mujaahids of Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan wearing their explosive-filled vests attacked [...]

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How MQM destroyed Karachi and the Urdu Speaking Mohajirs

Karachi Walay or Altaf Hussain Around 22 years ago, my brother was brutally tortured by APMSO workers inside the canteen of his college. I very distinctly remember that day. Back then it meant that if you were taken by THEM, you would not come back alive. Back then, we did not have cell phones so [...]

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Post-election review of the real estate market in Pakistan

The general elections held in May 2013 put a positive impact not only on the stock market but also on the real estate sector of Pakistan. The new pro-business government upheld the realty market to bolster in the second half of the calendar year (CY) 2013. However, a particular stability was witnessed subsequently in the [...]

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Day of suffering for Karachi as MQM Chief Altaf Hussain arrested in London

Karachi went into panic mode after news of MQM chief Altaf Hussain’s arrest by London Metropolitan Police was made public. From MQM’s initial denial of arrest to the statement that he was taken to police station for “an interview”, the half-truths and distorted facts continued, statements changed as the day progressed. Eventually it was concluded [...]

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Panic grips Karachi as MQM chief Altaf Hussain allegedly arrested in London

Karachi shutter downs as news of MQM chief Altaf Hussain being arrested by London Metropolitan police on account of money laundering is telecasted from TV news channels. According to Samaa TV, London Metropolitan Police informed Pakistani authorities at least 3 days earlier about their intention to arrest Altaf Hussain. Interior Ministry directed law enforcement agencies [...]

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Altaf Hussain: From Father of Nation to Leader of Nation

The people of Karachi, who are going through their worst times by facing issues like target killing, extortion and long hours of unannounced load shedding were pushed in another dilemma when the city’s main political party, MQM pasted posters, banners and hoardings with the pictures of Altaf Hussain, describing him as the Father of Nation in the [...]

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Hamid Mir claims he is been warned about another attack, asked to leave Pakistan

Journalist Hamid Mir claims that he has been warned for another attack on his life and has been asked to leave Pakistan. Talking with BBC Urdu, Hamid Mir states that he has been threatened by ISI within ISI. He asks why banned organizations are rallying in favor of Army. What is their association with Army? [...]

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Wali Babar murder case: 2 death sentences, 4 life imprisonment awarded to MQM target killers

The Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) has given verdict on the murder case of Geo TV report Wali Khan Babar, awarding death sentences to two, and life imprisonment to 4 accused – all belonging to MQM. Wali Babar was murdered in Liaquatabad area of Karachi on January 13, 2011, on his way home from work. The death [...]

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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 Pakistanis. Moreover, investment in real estate is the most common way to protect capital and [...]

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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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