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  • Ancient garments reveal Islamic influence among Vikings

    KARACHI: Work carried out by a Swedish researcher on garments found in graves dating back to the ninth and 10th centuries has thrown up groundbreaking insights into linkages between Vikings and the Muslim world...

    Patterns woven into the garments with silk and silver threads have been found to spell the words “Allah” and “Ali”...

  • High animal prices hurt sales of garments, shoes

    KARACHI: High animal prices have left people with little surplus cash to buy readymade shalwar kameez, shoes, sandals and designer clothes for upcoming Eidul Azha...

    Moreover, crockery and barbecue-related items also become more popular which dent the sales of readymade garments and bangles...

  • 200 youths from conflict-ridden areas get training in garments-related trades

    KARACHI: “My father passed away one year ago and being the eldest child in the family, the responsibility of taking care of my mother and educating my younger brothers fell on me,” said Sonia Khalid, a 20-year-old girl, who has benefited from the Youth Employment Project (YEP) of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)...

    The YEP, with support from USAID, looks to provide demand-driven training to youth from Karachi’s...

  • 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...

  • PTI being used in Karachi by-polls, says Hashmi

    MULTAN: Veteran politician Javed Hashmi said the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) is being used in the Karachi by-elections by the forces looking for a solution to the issues of the city...

    “However, the result cannot be predicted as the forces looking to find a solution to Karachi’s problems are once again using the PTI in the by-elections and only God knows what will be the results,” he said...

  • Rise in street crime in Karachi in first 10 days of Ramazan

    KARACHI: As law enforcement agencies count successes in ongoing operation against terrorists, banned outfits and militant wings of political and religious organisations, Karachiites face a sudden rise in street crimes, which has cost four lives so far during the first 10 days of Ramazan and raised fears for the days ahead...

    In 2015, both the security agencies and business community had broken the good news to nation that the...

  • MQM holds 'peaceful' demonstrations on Karachi roads

    KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) on Tuesday held what they termed "peaceful demonstrations" against the media blackout on party chief Altaf Hussain's statements and images following a Lahore High Court order...

    While traffic jams were expected, the situation on Karachi's roads remained under control with no reports of major traffic congestions due to the protest...

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