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  • This land is your land, this land is my land

    KARACHI: On any given day one hears, for the umpteenth time, of a new housing society being launched, with state-of- the-art facilities, a lucrative geographical location, and the very best in construction...

    Ironically, this is in sharp contrast to the squalor in low-income housing and slums the city is home to, and the question that seems to arise is what factors are contributing to the widening disparity between housing in...

  • Cold wave in Karachi likely to intensify by evening today

    KARACHI: The city’s temperature may drop to six or seven degrees Celsius in the evening today (Tuesday) as the Siberian winds would start getting more intense, a Meteorological department spokesperson stated on Monday...

    Humidity in the morning and evening was 77 per cent and 32pc, respectively...

  • Karachi ATC sentences MQM worker to life in prison for murdering 3 clerics in 2013

    An anti-terrorism court in Karachi on Monday sentenced a Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) worker to imprisonment for life after finding him guilty of involvement in the target killing of three clerics in Karachi in 2013...

    Four accused said to be associated with the MQM – Syed Haider Ali alias Police Wala, Asghar alias Kaka Banda, Wajahat alias Chikna and Syed Ali Hassan Zaidi – were detained after being charged with the murder of Mufti...

  • More mobile phones snatched in Karachi this year than in 2013

    KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah was on Tuesday informed that mobile phone snatching had increased during the current year as so far 14,051 cell phones were snatched compared to 12,187 in 2013 in Karachi...

    Terrorism, kidnapping for ransom downThe IGP also informed the CM that 61 incidents of terrorism took place in 2013 but in 2018 only two acts of terrorism occurred...

  • COVER: The politics of land: Karachi: The Land Issue

    KARACHI is a city characterised by contestations over resources by a diverse set of formal and informal actors — land and water being the two sectors where this trend is the most prevalent...

    As a parallel economy, it has become more difficult to effectively document the interface between land, services, housing and the associated socio-political, economic and environmental undercurrents...

  • NAB retrieves 10,000 acres of usurped state land near Karachi from land mafia

    National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Thursday claimed to have retrieved 10,000 acres of usurped state land off Superhighway near Karachi worth Rs75 billion, where some major housing schemes were launched in connivance with the revenue officials, Dawn has learnt...

    “In an investigation against revenue authorities on allegations of fake allotments of lands at Thana Boola Khan, Jamshoro, NAB has been successful in getting thousands of...

  • An evening with Asad Mohammad Khan

    KARACHI: It is heartening to note that Urdu literary gatherings are now going beyond the domain of the Karachi Arts Council and Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu and being organised by academic institutions in the city...

    Beginning the conversation Dr Asif Farrukhi gave a brief overview of Asad sahib’s literary achievements adding how his family came to Karachi from Bhopal...

  • An evening with top miniaturists

    In 2013, Imran Qureshi was named Deutsche Bank Artist of the Year and in the same year the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York invited him to create an artwork for their prestigious rooftop garden...

  • An evening of resistance thought

    KARACHI: Resistance poetry has had a major impact in shaping the trajectory of states around the world...

    And to celebrate the works of such poets and prose writers, the Desi Writers’ Lounge (DWL) hosted an evening called ‘Fasl Umeedon Ki (The Harvest of Hope)’ at the Alliance Francaise on Monday...

  • An evening of Japanese traditional music

    KARACHI: Japanese traditional music depicts many shades of everyday life in Japan and to introduce this distinct and rich tradition, the Japanese consulate general here hosted an evening with renowned artiste Sumie Kaneko on Sunday...

    Tapping into the harmony that Japanese musical instruments invoke, the evening allowed an expression of humanity to connect the two countries through the medium of music...

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