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  • EXHIBITION: A FLIGHT OF FANCY

    Mulji uses found objects as an expression of social commentary, but this pink fan is also reminiscent of her earliest large-scale drawings of pedestal fans exhibited at the Coconut Grove, Karachi, way back in the early ’90s...

    A spectacle in the November sky, nomads, aliens, refugees, guests/ She could smell the warm salty air, and knew she was almost there/ As the years passed it took longer for them to find refuge; a respite for...

  • Fancy a politician in your pocket?

    “No one is ever happy paying the price on the tag, they all want to bargain...

    And those who fancy a politician in their pocket can buy a keychain with the picture of the party leader of their choice printed on it...

  • Flights of fancy

    LAST week much hilarity ensued when the Times of India ran a story about a ‘spy’ pigeon, apparently from Pakistan, which had been detained in Pathankot in Indian Punjab...

    The offending avian reportedly bore a “stamped message and had a wire-like object on its body”
  • Fancy a noodle burger? East meets West in Indonesian fusion food

    JAKARTA: From a restaurant serving burgers and pizzas made with local noodles to a social media star giving street food a touch of haute cuisine, a new wave of innovative chefs are putting a modern twist on Indonesia’s traditional fare...

    New eateries have sprung up rapidly in recent years in the capital Jakarta offering a wide array of foreign foods to cater to a growing consumer class which has emerged after a long economic boom
  • Smaller parties fancy their chances against big guns in LG polls

    ISLAMABAD: The upcoming local government elections in the federal capital may see a new breed of political player step into the ring as smaller parties are gearing up to give the mainstream ones a run for their money...

    Even though the main contests are expected to be between representatives of major parties, such as the PML-N, PPP, PTI and Jamaat-i-Islami, but smaller, more local groups may be able to challenge their dominance in a...
  • Indian filmmaker takes a fancy to Harappa’s gypsy girl

    Shumita Didi Sandhu, an independent filmmaker from India, was visiting Harappa when she met a Pakhiwasi girl, Riffat, near the archaeological site and developed a personal relationship with her...

    A trained filmmaker, who had worked with Jahnu Barua, recently with Sudhir Mishra as his assistant producer in his film Aur Devdas, which is another take on Devdas
  • Chilled South Africa to cut out fancy, funky cricket

    CAPE TOWN: South Africa coach Russell Domingo has vowed his side won't play “fancy” cricket in their search for an elusive ICC trophy as they depart for the World Twenty20 in India on Thursday in confident mood...

    “You can't get too fancy, you can't get too funky...

  • Chilled Proteas to cut out fancy, funky cricket

    CAPE TOWN: South Africa coach Russell Domingo has vowed his side won’t play ‘fancy’ cricket in their search for an elusive ICC trophy as they depart for the World Twenty20 in India on Thursday in confident mood...

    “You can’t get too fancy, you can’t get too funky...

  • Fashion week: flights of fancy and freedom

    KARACHI: With simplicity and minimalism as the hallmark of his label, designer Zaheer Abbas opened Day Two of the ongoing Fashion Pakistan Week Spring/Summer ’16 with his capsule collection sans any bling or glam titled ‘Basic’, based in pure cotton...

  • Action against vehicles with AFR, fancy number plates ordered

    KARACHI: The Supreme Court on Monday directed the authorities to ensure that no vehicles having number plates with Applied for Registration (AFR), non-duty paid or with fancy number plates shall run on the roads in Sindh...

    The traffic police representative informed the judges that a crackdown had been launched against the vehicles having AFR or fancy number plates in the city and hundreds of such vehicles had been impounded...

  • Birds with fancy tail feathers

    Greater bird-of-paradiseSo many species of bird-of-paradise are all about the fancy feathers...

    Red-billed streamertailEven the smallest of bird species will do their best to show off with particularly fancy tails...

  • Fancy a chat? Londoners appalled by Tube badges

    LONDON: When American Jonathan Dunne began handing out badges encouraging travellers on the London Underground to talk to each other, he had no idea how controversial challenging the unwritten “no conversation” rule would be...

    Just as in many big cities, refusing to make eye contact, let alone exchange chit-chat with fellow travellers, is considered sacrosanct, the result largely of a desire to avoid potential weirdos
  • Karachi City of Lights festival brings a glow to arts

    KARACHI: With temperatures rising in the city, it wouldn’t be surprising to see only a few leaving their homes to attend any event but by the evening considerable number of people had gathered to see the public space luminous with art installations and performers entertaining audiences...

    A joint effort of the Citizens Archive of Pakistan (CAP) and ‘I AM Karachi’, the Karachi City of Lights Festival brought a glowing radiance to...

  • Karachi-Manchester nano festival lights up Rambagh Quarters

    KARACHI: The 90-year-old Purdah Bagh (Sobhraj Chetumal Terrace) came alive on Sunday evening with the DIY City, a Karachi-Manchester nano festival...

    DIY City is an ongoing collaboration between the award-winning interdisciplinary Numaish-Karachi and MadLab, the UK’s most active grassroots digital innovators...

  • Karachi: City of lights that was

    In contrast, Karachi, which many thought was the only ‘real’ city in Pakistan through the 1960s and bey­ond, now presents a picture of total neglect...

    What was once called the ‘city of lights’ now appears to have been abandoned...

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