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  • Footprints: Espresso of expression

    Coffee Waghera, Del Frio, Espresso, Esquires, Floc, Kookie and Mocca...

    “When I came home, I tried to make it myself but I couldn’t really replicate that taste or texture as I didn’t have an espresso machine,” she shrugs, smiling...

  • ICC could axe Champions Trophy for more T20 World Cups

    The Champions Trophy could be scrapped in favour of staging the World Twenty20 every two years, according to International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive David Richardson...

    Pakistan thrashed India by 180 runs to win this year's edition of the Champions Trophy at The Oval on Sunday, with a worldwide television audience of millions watching the stunning final
  • ‘Suspicious financial activity linked to Russia, Qatar World Cups’

    ZURICH: Swiss authorities have received more than 100 reports of suspicious financial activity linked to FIFA's decisions to let Russia and Qatar host the 2018 and 2022 World Cup tournaments, the Swiss attorney general's office said on Saturday...

    Switzerland's Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is investigating corruption at Zurich-based FIFA and its decisions on who would stage the World Cup
  • Kashmir turmoil hits Pakistani tea cups

    New Delhi: The unrest in Kashmir and the resultant disruption of illegal tea supply chain to Pakistan and Afghanistan has hit green tea producers in Assam, The Hindustan Times reported on Friday...

    It said in a separate story that the 70-day old upsurge has hit construction work on the strategic Indian border roads along the disputed China Line of Actual Control
  • Dead whale had 115 plastic cups in stomach

    JAKARTA: A dead whale that washed ashore in eastern Indonesia had a large lump of plastic waste in its stomach, including drinking cups and flip-flops, a park official said on Tuesday, causing concern among environmentalists and government officials in one of the world’s largest plastic polluting countries...

    9 kilograms (13 pounds) of plastic waste in the animal’s stomach containing 115 plastic cups, four plastic bottles, 25 plastic...

  • 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...

  • PPP is bent on turning Karachi into Moenjodaro, claims former Karachi mayor

    KARACHI: Alleging that the Sindh government was planning to ‘snatch’ remaining departments and functions of the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC), former Karachi mayor and Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan leader Waseem Akhtar on Friday asked city Administrator Murtaza Wahab to provide basic necessities to the people instead of wasting money in cosmetic projects like food streets...

    Speaking at a press conference at the Karachi...

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