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  • Call for integrated transport system in metropolis

    KARACHI: Speakers at an international conference that opened at the NED University of Engineering and Technology on Friday regretted the government’s apathy towards the chronic public transport crisis affecting millions of citizens every day and called for an integrated transport system...

    Such a system, they said, must include a circular railway, apart from feeder bus services as being operated in Lahore, because the under-construction...
  • ESSAY: THE MAGIC OF METROPOLIS

    One would be hard pressed to find a modern film which even attempts to encompass as much social commentary as Metropolis doesThe history of science fiction cinema is replete with tales of rebellious robots and malevolent machines: 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), Westworld (1973), Blade Runner (1982), and The Terminator films, to name but a few...

    But the forefather of them all is Metropolis, the 1927 silent epic by Austrian-German...

  • Metropolis: Two decades of dubai

    It used to be ‘live in Beirut’ for many decades, during the time when that city was the major international hub of the Arab world...

    If you wanted to have your corporate presence in the region, whether your field was finance and banking, publishing (The Reader’s Digest Arabic edition was published from Beirut), logistical operations, entertainment or intrigues, Beirut was the place to be
  • Last day of sights & sounds of Metropolis

    KARACHI: The ever sprawling and vibrating Karachi has been interpreted in complex and unusual fashion at the Habib University artists-in-residence show titled Metropolis that is open till Saturday evening...

    The exhibition is the outcome of an art project that brought together artists from Lahore, Islamabad and the United Kingdom who stayed for four weeks here in Karachi with their studios on the HU campus and focussed on sights and...

  • Pakistan Day celebrated amid much fanfare in metropolis

    KARACHI: As dawn broke in the city on Pakistan Day and DSNG vehicles of different TV channels lined up outside the Mazar-i-Quaid’s Bab-i-Iman, 12-year-old Bilal Kaleem, wearing a green and white T-shirt and a matching baseball cap, was striding up to the gates with his father in tow only to find the security personnel posted frowning at them...

    “Please sir, when will the gates open?” Bilal asked one uniformed guard through the bars of...
  • Froome extends Vuelta lead, Lopez wins 11th stage

    CALAR ALTO: Chris Froome increased his lead of the Spanish Vuelta on Wednesday, finishing second in the mountainous 11th stage behind Astana rider Miguel Angel Lopez...

    Chaves fell to third overall and is 2:33 behind Froome, while Roche tumbled to 11th at 4:45 off the pace and well out of contention...

  • Home secy told to decide JuD leaders representation by 11th

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Thursday directed Punjab home secretary to decide by Sept 11 a representation of Jamatud Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed and four other leaders against their detention...

    Justice Syed Mazahar Ali Akbar Naqvi passed the order on a writ petition of JuD leaders challenging their detention orders issued on July 28, 2017, under sub-section 1 of Section 3 of the Maintenance of Public Order, 1960, for a period of next 60...
  • S Korea reports 11th death from MERS outbreak

    SEOUL: South Korea on Friday reported an 11th death from the Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) coronavirus outbreak, but officials said they are seeing a fewer number of new infections and that it was unlikely there would be another large outbreak...

    A 72-year-old MERS patient, who had pneumonia, died Friday and became the country's 11th death linked to the MERS outbreak, the South Korean Health Ministry said in a statement... ...

  • MQM, PTI & JI get allies in Karachi by-poll at 11th hour

    KARACHI: With just 24 hours away before electioneering comes to a halt for the NA-246 by-election, various political and religious parties announced their support for the candidates on Sunday...

    The Ahle Hadith Council visited the headquarters of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement and announced its support for its candidate
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