MANSOOR KHAN/Agencies

  • KARACHI - As many as 22 people were killed and over 60 others wounded when two passenger trains carrying hundreds of passengers collided during morning rush-hour near Landhi junction in Karachi yesterday. According to details, Zakaria Express coming from Multan rammed into Fareed Express at Jumma ...

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  • KARACHI - One of country’s best known Sufi musicians was target-killed in Karachi on Wednesday, triggering an outpouring of grief over what police described as an "act of terror". Amjad Sabri, aged around 45, was travelling by car from his home in the city's eastern Korangi area to a ...

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  • KARACHI - Sabeen Mahmud, an intellectual, social activist and director of The Second Floor, was shot dead by unidentified gunmen on Friday soon after she left a session on the Balochistan issue. Her mother, who accompanied her, also sustained critical bullet wounds. T2F, commonly known by its ...

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  • KARACHI - As many as 21 people in Karachi died after drinking homemade liquor during Eid holidays, officials said Wednesday, highlighting the dangers of moonshine in a country where Muslims are barred from drinking.The condition of 16 others, admitted in the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre ...

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  • KARACHI - A professor of Islam known for his liberal religious views was shot dead in Karachi Thursday, officials said, two years after he was labelled an “apostate” in a text message campaign.Prof Dr Muhammad Shakeel Auj, the 54-year-old dean of Islamic Studies at the prestigious ...

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  • KARACHI - A brazen blast, claimed by the Taliban, on Thursday killed 13 policemen on a bus in the commercial hub of Karachi. The sabotage comes at a time when the government and the militants’ emissaries are pacing up talks to reach a truce. The high-intensity explosion, caused by an ...

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  • KARACHI - Three employees of a private TV channel were killed in an attack on the channel’s van late Friday night. Armed men targeted the van near Board Office Intersection in Nazimabad Police precincts. Police said the live coverage van was passing through the area when gunmen riding two ...

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