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  • Mahad, Saad and Saifullah shine

    KARACHI: Late three pointers scored by Saad Farooq and Saifullah helped Central Greens turned the tables on East Whites while registering 39-35 victory in the 10th NBP Cup basketball tournament at the Arambagh floodlit court on Wednesday...

    Mahad Tariq was outstanding for the winners with a tally of 18 points...

  • ATC indicts two more in Zahra Shahid murder case

    KARACHI: An anti-terrorism court in Karachi on Friday indicted two suspects in the case relating to the murder of slain Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Zahra Shahid Hussain...

    Vice-President of Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaaf’s Sindh chapter Zahra Shahid Hussain was killed by motorcycle-riding gunmen outside her residence in the city’s Defence Housing Authority Phase-IV in May 2013...

  • Four suspects deny involvement in PTI leader Zahra Shahid's murder

    KARACHI: Four detained suspects on Thursday recorded their statements before an antiterrorism court, denying their alleged involvement in the murder of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf leader Zahra Shahid in 2013...

    Ms Shahid, a senior leader of the PTI, was shot dead on the eve of re-election on Karachi’s National Assembly constituency, NA-250...

  • Final arguments not recorded in Zahra Shahid murder case

    KARACHI: The final arguments could not be recorded in a case pertaining to the murder of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf leader Zahra Shahid on Saturday as the judge of the antiterrorism court trying four detained accused was on leave...

    Four detained accused — Mohammad Rashid, alias Master; Zahid Abbas Zaidi; Irfan, alias Lamba; and Kaleem — said to be associated with the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) along with their absconding...

  • Verdict of Zahra Shahid murder case to be pronounced on Friday

    KARACHI: An antiterrorism court on Monday reserved its verdict in the case pertaining to the murder of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf leader Zahra Shahid in 2013...

    Four detained accused — Mohammad Rashid alias Master, Zahid Abbas Zaidi, Irfan alias Lamba and Kaleem — said to be associated with the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) along with their absconding accomplices have been charged with killing the PTI leader on the eve of re-polling on...

  • I’m a certified Grammar Nazi, and I couldn’t pass IELTS

    Nothing wrecks an English writer’s pride – his “unfaltering” confidence in his own pen – like being made to repeat an internationally acclaimed English language test due to an insufficient score...

    IELTS, which stands for International English Language Testing System, meticulously examines one’s language skills for the purpose of working or studying in certain English-speaking countries; notably Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom
  • 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...

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