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  • Amidst Metro bus fanfare, Sharjeel Memon promises free WiFi for Karachi

    KARACHI: As strange as it sounds, Sindh Information Minister Sharjeel Memon seems to think that free outdoor WiFi may be the answer to Karachi's many woes...

    The announcement appears to be an attempt to catch up with the Sindh government's counterparts in Islamabad and Lahore who successfully launched the Metro Bus Project between Rawalpindi and the capital amidst much fanfare yesterday...

  • Karachi’s Green Line bus will be more beautiful than Lahore metro: PM Nawaz

    KARACHI: "It will be more beautiful than the Lahore metro bus," Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif told his audience during the groundbreaking ceremony of Karachi's Green Line Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system held at Nazimabad area's Anu Bhai Park on Friday...

    Upon his arrival in Karachi earlier, Premier Nawaz was received by CM Qaim, Sindh Governor Ishratul Ibad Khan and Director General Rangers Major General Bilal Akbar at the Pakistan Air...

  • 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...

  • Metro bus stations lack cooling system

    RAWALPINDI: Imported glass sheets have been used to build the metro bus stations but there is no cooling system for passengers in the summer days...

    “A huge amount has been spent on the project but it will not benefit the metro bus users on Murree Road...

  • METRO EVENTS

    Launch of publication Exhausted Geographies, an experimental art publication and exhibition, bringing together an interdisciplinary set of practices in mapping and visualising the city of Karachi, at the VM art gallery at 6:30pm...

  • METRO EVENTS

    EXHIBITIONAn exhibition of works by Anam Rani opens at the ArtChowk Gallery at 5pm...

    The exhibition titled ‘Aesthetics of terror’ will remain open till June 18, daily from 11am to 7pm (Sundays closed)
  • Contractors told to complete metro project by end of April

    RAWALPINDI: Commissioner Zahid Saeed on Sunday directed the contractors of metro bus project, especially the army-led National Logistics Cell (NLC), to complete the work by the end of April...

    There is no mechanism for quality check as one can see the substandard construction of the bus stations, Murree Road and the elevated metro bus track,” he said...

  • No land to be acquired for metro train project

    LAHORE: Pakistani and Chinese authorities have completed negotiations on 27km long Orange Line Metro Train project in Lahore from Ali Town (Raiwind Road) to Dera Gujjaran (Ring Road) via Multan Road...

    All, including the NDRC officials and our officials representing planning commission, planning and development, Lahore Development Authority, Punjab Metro Bus Authority, Finance and Transport departments took part in the talks,” Mr...

  • METRO EVENTS

    CONFERENCEConference on ‘Sufism, peace and democracy’, organised by the Women Media Centre in collaboration with the Rumi Love Foundation, at the Pearl Continental Hotel at 3pm...

    EXHIBITIONA group show of works by four artists opens at the Grandeur art gallery at 5pm
  • Ruling the road: PML-N govt set to win hearts with launch of Metro Bus Project

    Speaking to APP on Wednesday, a senior citizen in Islamabad Haji Abdul Ghafoor said that the metro bus service is a wonderful project, enabling people of all age groups to arrive at their destination on a timely basis...

    A teacher at the National University of Modern Languages (NUML) Farhat Batool — who is a resident of Rawalpindi — said undoubtedly the metro bus project is for all segments of the society, but students of the twin...

  • METRO EVENTS

    SEMINARA seminar on ‘Child sexual abuse’ organised by the Habib University at its Tariq Rafi Lecture Theatre, at 2pm...

    TALKA talk on “Violence against women a global reality: can we control it” by Dr Tazeen Saeed Ali organised by the Irtiqa Institute of Social Sciences at its University Road office at 5pm
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