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Naegleria Fowleri: Brain eating amoeba claimed two more lives in Karachi

The fatal brain eating amoeba has claimed two more lives in Karachi, bringing the total number of deaths caused by Naegleria to three this year. A 37 year old resident of DHA, Farooq Mir expired in Ziauddin Hospital due to Naegleria. Ten days ago, a 40 year old women also died because of the same [...]

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Naegleria Fowleri- Brain eating amoeba strikes again in Karachi

It was a friend’s heart wrenching Facebook status that informed me about first Naegleria victim of 2015 in Karachi a couple of days ago. A young girl Abeera, only child of her parents, apparently went to a famous water park and died after few days. Karachi health services director Dr Zafar Ejaz confirmed that it [...]

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Highlights from Foodpanda Eat n Greet at Johnny Rockets, Dolmen Mall Clifton Karachi

foodpanda.pk has released glimpses from their Eat N Greet event held on 3rd January, 2015 at Johnny Rockets, Dolmen Mall Clifton Karachi. Highlights from foodpanda.pk Eat N Greet can now be seen on latest video compilation released from the company itself. The two minute montage covers the three hours event, communicating focus on foodpanda’s customer [...]

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PTI Karachi Lockdown: Strike, Shut Down or a festive protest?

Pakistan Tehreek Insaaf did a symbolic strike in Karachi in its second leg of lockdowns, dubbed as Plan C. The strike in Karachi, called Karachi Lockdown by PTI was a success on social media where it was trended as #KarachiLockDown. On ground, the response was lukewarm. The on-going PTI campaign is against poll rigging and [...]

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Abdu Sattar Edhi Robbed in Karachi

Edhi Center Robbery: A Crime That Shocked Pakistan

Just few days before inaugurating SIUT transplant complex named after him and soon after the outrage on social media that why a person of such great humanitarian services was not being awarded the esteemed Nobel Prize, Abdul Sattar Edhi was mugged at gunpoint. Yes, Even the charity boss of Pakistan is not spared by robbers. [...]

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Bilawal Bhutto Zardari Jalsa in Karachi

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari’s Political Debut in Karachi

The share of dynastic politics stands at around 67% in Pakistan and to endorse its survival, the heir of Bhutto political clan, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari claimed his ownership of Pakistan people’s party as chairman yesterday in Karachi. Supporters of PPP from all over the country, especially from rural Sindh, gathered at the Bagh-e-Jinnah to witness [...]

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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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