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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 Pakistani’s. 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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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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11 killed in Lyari Blast allegedly targeting PPP MPA Javed Nagori

11 children killed in Lyari Blast allegedly targeting PPP MPA Javed Nagori A bomb ripped through densely populated area of Lyari, Karachi, leaving at least 11 people killed. PPP MPA Javed Nagori was alleged target of the attack, he suffered some injuries from the blast. According to news report, at least 11 people killed, including [...]

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Flash floods, clogged roads, electricity breakdown as monsoon rains hit Karachi

Monsoon rain of 2013 finally arrived in Karachi, accompanied with clogged roads, traffic jams, electrocution and flash floods. The downpour started in the morning, followed by electricity cuts, and more rain. And then came the second heavy spell! Pouring rain, from my terrace 2 #MalirCantt #Karachi pic.twitter.com/jyXWEpztVx — Begum Ferdinand (@AleenaMRaja) August 3, 2013 Damage [...]

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Mamnoon Hussain President of Pakistan

Mamnoon Hussain of PML-N elected as 12th President of Pakistan

Mamnoon Hussain of PML-N, 73-year-old businessman from Karachi and ex-governor Sindh, has been elected as 12th President of Pakistan. Mamnoon Hussain won easily in Punjab, Sindh and Balochistan, though he lost in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, where PTI has the majority. He won 277 out of 311 votes in the upper and lower houses of parliament to emerge [...]

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Altaf Hussain MQM Drama

BBC Documentary grills Farooq Sattar on Altaf Hussain operating MQM from London, Money Laundering and Imran Farooq Murder

BBC report on Altaf Hussain and how he is operating MQM while sitting in the UK. Followed by a QA with Dr Imran Farooq who has MQM registered on his name in Pakistan. BBC showed Altaf Hussain’s mansion in London, previously unknown to his followers and Pakistan public alike. (Here is detail of Altaf Hussain’s [...]

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Najam Sethi predicts Hard Times for MQM and Altaf Hussain

Former caretaker Chief Minister Punjab and current caretaker Chairman PCB Najam Sethi talked about Altaf Hussain, MQM, and shape of things to come for them in latest episode of his show Aapas ki Baat at Geo News. According to Sethi, hard times are ahead for Altaf Hussain and MQM. Najam Sethi discussed that there are [...]

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Pakistan’s War on Terror? Is this really our war?

Is this really Pakistan’s War on Terror? Americans are negotiating with Taliban yet pressurize us to do more at our borders. Who controls the drones and why Pakistan has allowed its air space to get drones kills Pakistanis? Some tweets that were made last year but are still pertinent, relevant, and fresh. We will continue [...]

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