Twitter: New Medium to Get Updated for Karachiites

After bad situation of Karachi become worst, from 2010 Karachiites looking for new news medium which can update them where ever they were. Some twitter users at that time start news related accounts in which they update news as they get from there sources, TV, radio etc. After twitter give free SMS alert service (40404), it`s become viral and people start following news accounts from their phones so they can updated.


Some twitter IDs become popular from time to time because of their authenticity, update on time etc.

1) @CityNews021


CityNews021 have large number of followers than any other its competitors (576K at the moment). CityNews021 start working from May 2011. CityNews021 gives neither gives Karachi news but also regional and international news. You can get news on your mobile from free SMS service and also there website CityNews021.Com

2) @FVBnews


FVBnews also very popular twitter account in Karachi. FVBnews have 178K followers at the moment. FVBnews start working from September 2011. FVBnews gives authentic news. You can get news on your mobile from free SMS service, just type in your message F<space>FVBnews and send it to 40404.

3) @KhiTraffic


KhiTraffic is purely traffic update account for Karachi, it provides news, updates, accidents, incidents, traffic alerts, traffic jam updates, protest updates etc. This account is managed by @RohailRamzanAli and @TanvirH. If you want to give updates to other people then you can, just type @KhiTraffic<space> and your update and send it to 40404 or if you use from PC then go to there ID and write your update.


Five events in Ten days in Karachi: You would not have to miss

Karachi is the most happening cities in Pakistan, Karachi have events taking place every day and let’s be honest, it’s hard to keep track of every possible event.

So, here is the list of some major events happening in Karachi in the 10 days left to complete January 2016 and you wouldn’t want to miss:

1) Karachi Eat 2016: 22 – 24 January 2016

For the affection of meals, of course! Who can resist the mouth-watering strawberry nutella samosas, or sweet potato fries or simply the fantastic 92 stalls of pure, completely happy meals?

Karachi Eat is happening at Sadar Frere Hall and will span over three days, starting Friday from 4:00pm to 11:00pm, while Saturday and Sunday open from 12 Noon to 11:00pm (we suggest don`t take meals at home and enjoy them at festival, there might be no end to the range). You will need a ticket to enter the premises in just PKR. 250.

Karachi Eat

2) Pug Specialty Championship Show: 24 January 2016

Dog lovers in Karachi, your hosting Pug Specialty Championship on Sunday, 24th Jan. Well, it’s specifically for pugs, but come on, they are adorable.

If you want to register your pug for championship show, and for people who just want to go enjoy the show, the visitor pass is for PKR 100. It will take place at the KCP Ground near Bilawal House at 10:00 am.

Pug Specialty Championship Show

3) H.O.P.E.S. Health Expo 2016: 24 January 2016

As health freak, you who wants to have some fun and gain further insight into your physical and mental self, H.O.P.E.S. Health Expo is best place.

H.O.P.E.S. Health Expo 2016

Formerly a carnival known as the H.O.P.E.S. Mela, this time around the Help Of Patients in Exigency by Students (H.O.P.E.S.) team decided to go bigger, Putting in place the the primary ever fitness expo to be arranged by an NGO in Pakistan. It’s being held at Karachi Expo Centre near Civic Center on Sunday 24th Jan, 10:00 am to 10:00 pm.

4) Poetry Slam: 29 January 2016

Do you have a knack for writing? Yes? We’ve got an event for you! Poetry Slam invites people of all age groups to come together under one roof to share their talent and win!

Although their facebook page also says registrations are complete, they`ll be opening again soon and it will cost you for PKR 300.

The venue of event is Gloria Jeans Coffee in Sindhi Muslim on Friday, at 29th Jan. from 3:00 pm to 6:00pm

Poetry Slam Karachi

5) Cranked Up! Karachi: 30 January 2016

Do you have mood for Rock n’ Roll? You can’t miss this performance. Canada-based band “Mausiki” is all set to perform in Karachi on 30th January.

Cranked Up! Karachi

The band will be performing some of Mausiki’s tunes with a local line up consisting of Umair Dar of band The D/A Method, Daniel Panjwaney of and Zain Jaffer, as well as the city’s indie-folk rockers Sikandar ka Mandar.

It will be held at Arts Council Karachi. Head on over to Chop Chop Wok to buy the tickets — they’re only for PKR 500.

Islamabad: SC lifts ban from Qingqi (ChinqChi) Rikshaws in Karachi

Supreme Court give in its judgment on the three tagged petitions, the bench imposed a ban on motorbike-rickshaws strolling without route permits and other important documentations on the main arteries of Karachi and in other parts of the province.

In his petition filed in 2012, sought courtroom order to ban Qingqi (ChingChi) rickshaws going for walks on roads. He requested the court docket to impose a ban on motorcycle-rickshaws, as they were running without course allow, registration and wide variety plates.


In step with the petitioner, the motorcycle-rickshaws were ordinarily pushed through underage drivers and induced some of accidents.

At the same time as the petition in opposition to motorcycle-rickshaws changed into nonetheless pending disposal before the SC, the rickshaw proprietors’ frame additionally moved the court docket in 2013 after a crackdown was launched on the 3-wheelers.

The courtroom mentioned within the judgment that the deteriorating traffic situations in important cities of the province, in particular in Karachi, become because of unauthorized and unlawful public delivery, “particularly, the big variety of Qingqi motorcycle rickshaws, which can be being allowed at the roads with the connivance of the public functionaries, which includes traffic police, who look like both the beneficiaries or co-sharers of such unlawful and illegitimate profits”.

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The court also dismissed the contentions of the rickshaw proprietor’s affiliation, terming them frivolous. The bench determined that the motorcycle rickshaw proprietors had no locus stand to document such petitions and to are trying to find any equitable alleviation from the court “as, admittedly, they do not have any legal authorization to ply such car on public roads with none health certificates, direction allow and registration according with regulation.

For that reason the courtroom brushed off the two petitions with fee of PKR 10,000 every to be deposited within the account of the SC health facility.

The court directed the Sindh and the town authorities to take immediately prison action towards all such illegal Qingqi motorbike-rickshaws which were plying on the roads with impunity and with none health certificate, direction permit and registration certificate. “Such action might also consist of issuance of challan, implementing exceptional and also impounding of such unlawful motors according with regulation, policies and guidelines”.

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