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  • FPW Winter/Festive gives a nod to noir

    KARACHI: The three-day Winter/Festive chapter of Fashion Pakistan Week kicked off at a local hotel marquee on Sunday night...

    Digital reptile and marble prints with horizontal patterns summed up the collection where the mood remained essentially noir...

  • Drugs in Karachi in short supply as price hike looms

    KARACHI: As a price hike looms, many medicines are ‘out of stock’ for the past few months while some are in ‘short supply’, retailers said while talking to Dawn...

    After getting a revised enhanced price list from the distributors, many retailers cut the original prices printed on the boxes and instead write the new prices...

  • Consumers in Karachi get fresh shock as tomato price jumps to Rs320 per kg

    KARACHI: Tomato prices hit Rs320 a kilogram on Saturday, sending a shockwave to consumers with a massive jump from Rs160 per kg in a single day...

    City govt has quoted Saturday’s consumer price of Rs199 per kg for tomato; item unavailable at this rate in the metropolisThe city government had quoted Saturday’s consumer price of Rs199 per kg for tomato which was Rs147 on Friday...

  • Tomato price again crosses Rs300 mark in Karachi markets

    KARACHI: Traders on Saturday increased the per kilogram price of tomato to Rs300-320 from Rs240-250 per kg even before the arrival of Iranian tomato in Karachi markets...

    Consumers in the second week of the current month had to pay over Rs300 for a kilo of tomato and many people are not able to pay the high price of the commodity...

  • Tomato price hits record high at Rs400 a kilo in Karachi

    KARACHI: The price of tomato hit a record high in Karachi on Tuesday and reached Rs400 per kilogram from Rs300-320 per kg on Monday...

    In the absence of any landed price of the Iranian tomato, greedy traders also brought the price of Swat and Sindh crop at par with the Iranian tomato rate to make huge profits...

  • Tomato price starts to fall in Karachi

    KARACHI: The import of Iranian tomato has gained pace as 1,276 tonnes reached the country over the past one week while the government has allowed further import to curb meteoric price hike...

    In Karachi, some 16 containers carrying 22 tonnes each arrived on Wednesday, taking the total to 19 containers since the government had allowed the import of Iranian tomato a week earlier...

  • Price of ambition in Karachi

    In bits and pieces, the story of all the young men whose crimes are being bandied about as we shout, scream and exchange allegations over the Karachi JITs are not very different from the young Michael Corleone of The Godfather...

    Such stories are not just found in Lyari but also the rest of Karachi...

  • Karachi operation is completely apolitical, stresses Corps Commander Karachi

    KARACHI: Corps Commander Karachi Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar said Saturday that the Karachi operation is completely apolitical, adding that it will continue without any discrimination...

    Speaking at a seminar organised by the National Defence University at a private hotel in Karachi, the corps commander said, "I assure citizens that our struggle against terrorism will continue unabated...

  • COVER: The heart of Karachi: Karachi Raj By Anis Shivani

    IN his debut novel Karachi Raj, erstwhile critic Anis Shivani depicts a year’s worth of Karachi life as viewed from the differing perspectives of an American anthropologist and a couple of individuals living in the low-income district of the Basti...

    Shivani’s first foray into the realm of fiction intrinsically grapples with an immensely complex topic — the stratified social layers of which Karachi life is composed...

  • Karachi notebook: Is a ‘Naya’ Karachi possible?

    But for the residents of Karachi, the question on everyone’s minds is: will Naya Pakistan also mean a Naya Karachi?By Naya Karachi one does not mean New Karachi, the neighbourhood on the northern tip of the metropolis beyond North Karachi...

    By Naya Karachi, one means a revived, clean and crime-free megacity that can be regenerated from the endless urban sprawl that currently exists...

  • PSP chief accepts Karachi mayor’s offer to help clean Karachi, seeks his removal

    KARACHI: The ongoing war of words between Karachi Mayor Wasim Akhtar and Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) chairman Mustafa Kamal took an intriguing turn on Monday when the city custodian “designated” the latter as “Project Director Garbage on voluntary basis” to clean the city...

    “I, being Mayor of Karachi, hereby designate Syed Mustafa Kamal as Project Director Garbage on [a] voluntary basis with immediate effect until further order,” said...

  • Govt not bound to fix cane price every year, SHC told

    HYDERABAD: The Sindh government is under no obligation to fix the price of sugar cane for every crushing season under the Sugar Factories Control Act, 1950, the Sindh High Court Hyderabad circuit bench was told by the counsel for litigant sugar millers on Tuesday...

    “In fact, it is not incumbent upon the government to determine price of sugar cane on recommendations of the board,” suggested the affidavit citing the words ‘or...

  • Footprints: The high price of migration

    ATHENS: Nasima, 32, has just finished wrangling with her two daughters and one son, when a foreign journalist comes asking Afghan refugees what they plan to do after reports that the border of Macedonia is closed to all non-Syrians...

    “What did he say?” she asks in panic
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