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  • Spirit of Karachi

    FROM a sleepy fishing village in the 1800s to a large metropolis today that barely sleeps, Karachi’s rise has been truly astonishing...

    In terms of sheer economic productivity and breathless lifestyle, Karachi is probably several decades ahead of its closest rival Lahore...

  • Civil-military huddle reviews Muharram security arrangements for Karachi

    Law enforcement authorities from civil and military institutions on Tuesday participated in a high-level meeting held at the Corps Headquarters Karachi to review security arrangements for the month of Muharram, a statement issued by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said...

    "Security should be tightened around places of worship, majalis and along the streets where mourning processions will be carried out," the statement quoted...

  • Is the British school wrong in discouraging students from fasting?

    A primary school in East London has sent out letters to their Muslim pupils’ parents, informing them that their children would not be allowed to fast on school grounds...

    The letter sent out by Barclay Primary School begins with the administration’s acknowledgement of the enormous significance of the holy month for Muslim families, and offers to celebrate Ramazan with them by discussing Islamic customs in assembly and classes...

  • Spirit of 1917

    IN retrospect, it’s all too easy — and convenient — to look at the events of a century ago in Russia and visualise the genesis of a monumental tragedy...

    A common corollary of this perception is the tendency to take for granted the October Revolution of 1917, construing it, and its aftermath, as somehow inevitable
  • Heavy rains, high animal prices fail to dampen collective qurbani spirit

    KARACHI: Heavy rains and high animal prices have not affected collective qurbani as bookings at various mosques, welfare institutions and madressahs have either increased or remained the same as they were last year...

    Joint Secretary General of the Alamgir Welfare Trust International Shakeel Dehlavi said, “Our trust in Karachi will slaughter 2,300 goats and 350 cows/buffaloes this year...

  • Maps of skin and spirit opens

    KARACHI: Make no mistake: Pakistani art has hit a purple patch...

    It is in this context that a two-person show titled Maps of skin and spirit, which opened at the Canvas Art Gallery on Tuesday, should be analysed...

  • Bandung spirit

    ”Back then, Beijing enjoyed warmer ties with New Delhi than with Karachi; the tables turned some years later, after a border dispute between India and China sparked hostilities that soured the relationship for decades...

    It could certainly be argued, meanwhile, that the $46bn Chinese investment windfall President Xi Jinping brought to Pakistan — on his way to the 60th anniversary commemorations in Indonesia — reflects elements of...

  • Spirit of the arts lobby

    A NEWS photograph of the Karachi University arts lobby showing defiant participants of a seminar on the missing Baloch earlier this week triggered a flood of memories with the mind zooming in and out of events spanning 35 years...

    This violent culture that the IJT first introduced to the Karachi University was going to end up taking so many young lives including those of its own members over the following months and years...

  • Celebrating Sept 6 spirit

    Why don’t we start a big campaign to celebrate 50 years of it in a big way? Tell the country about the great sacrifices of the armed forces and the people, especially in the present times of turmoil in the country so that a new spirit of selfless service is renewed...

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