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  • Traffic plan for four-day IDEAS-2016 announced

    KARACHI: To insure smooth flow of traffic during the four days of 9th International Defence Exhibition and seminar IDEAS-2016, to be held at the Expo Centre later this month, the office of the deputy inspector general of police (traffic) on Saturday unveiled its traffic plan for all public, commercial and private vehicles from Nov 22 to 25...

    All commercial vehicles coming from the SITE area to proceed towards Sharea Faisal or Karsaz...

  • What was unique in India Art Fair 2016?

    LIKE its previous editions, the eighth India Art Fair (IAF) focused on South Asian artworks and saw the presence of a few western art galleries...

    The many things discussedThe fair served as a platform for many interesting discussions to take place...

  • IBA career fair 2016 sets new records

    KARACHI: The Institute of Business Administration Karachi held its annual career fair on Saturday, March 5, 2016 at the Main Campus with a record participation of 68 renowned local and international companies...

    Organized by the IBA Placement Society, Career Fair 2016 stood out from previously held career fairs by not only inviting the highest number of companies but also managed to conduct recruitment drives of 8 well-established...

  • Pakistan StartUp Cup looking for innovative business ideas

    The fourth Pakistan StartUp Cup — arranged by the US Diplomatic Mission in Pakistan and The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) — is looking for entrepreneurs with innovative business ideas to apply to the competition by September 20...

    The Pakistan StartUp Cup Challenge is a business model competition open to all business types, with special focus on entrepreneurs with grassroots-driven business models...

  • REVIEW:A history of violence:A Brief History of Seven Killings

    Marlon James’s Booker prizewinning novel A Brief History of Seven Killings is a fantastic attempt at recounting the attack on Marley through a variety of eccentric, rowdy and colourful characters that provide, to a reasonable extent, a clear, albeit bloody, insight into the violence-stricken Jamaica of the 1970s and ’80s (the story moves further ahead)...

    Here’s how A Brief History of Seven Killings moves into first gear by virtue of...

  • A Leaf From History: A history of ethnic violence

    Sociologists also trace the history of Karachi’s ethnic conflagarations to the 1960s after then president Gen Ayub Khan initiated a plan to settle Pakhtuns — his own ethnic group — in the city...

    MQM’s demands included the repatriation and settlement of Biharis (Urdu-speaking East Pakistanis who continue to live in refugee camps) from Bangladesh to Pakistan...

  • Youth come up with ideas to fight extremism

    KARACHI: With the authorities exercising laws to combat extremism in the city, groups comprising young people huddled together to discuss ideas and come up with practical measures to counter terrorism across the country...

    Held at the Rangoonwala Centre, ‘Pakistan fights back’ — a hackathon accompanied by a small art exhibition — was organised by HIVE Karachi, a resource centre that aims at combating terrorism by giving a platform to...

  • Parliament watch: Politicians seem to worry more about image than ideas

    After the assassination of Benazir Bhutto in 2007, her son Bilawal had calmed down the enraged Pakistan People’s Party workers by telling them that his mother had taught him that “Democracy is the best revenge”...

    It has been a practice in established democracies for long, and the demand for a separate TV channel for the parliament has been heard in Pakistan quite often...

  • Corps commander seeks ideas from traders to revive economy

    KARACHI: In a meeting aimed at an ‘exchange of thoughts’, a delegation of traders and industrialists on Thursday put before Corps Commander Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar their concern over and suggestions related to the city’s dilapidated infrastructure, poor utility services and issues related to law and order as well as the ‘inability of police’ to deal with them...

    Apart from expressing his resolve to fix law and order, the corps commander...
  • Dangerous ideas

    The soft-spoken Qadeer combined history lesson and personal testimony in his prepared talk, cataloguing a staggering record of injustices and abuses against the Baloch...

    The mutual distrust and use of militarised force goes back to the 1948 annexation of Balochistan by Pakistan, and the policies adopted by the centre have exploited the natural resources of the province while systematically denying its inhabitants any meaningful...

  • Ideas about energy-efficient house, city discussed

    KARACHI: Imagine your home illuminated by natural light, with circulation of fresh air, running on solar energy and a roof garden providing you with fresh organic fruit and vegetables...

    Well, the city needs such housing, it was evident during the round-table conference on ‘Working for energy-efficient Karachi’ organised by the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (FNF) Sustainable Initiatives and Shehri — Citizens for a Better...
  • An affinity between ideas and technology

    Global events have created an enabling environment for Pakistan to diversify its sources of capital inflows, investment and trade and renew its focus on re-balancing the economyEven now corporate Pakistan is not oblivious of the importance of the developed economies of the West and Japan for securing the latest technologies and relevant ideas from which it could benefit...

    Many developing economies can offer each other at least...

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