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  • 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...

  • 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...

    Sarwar have joined hands to write Karachi: The Land Issue, in which they have addressed the land dynamics in the metropolis, by applying a holistic lens on policies, laws and institutions, and looked at the assemblage of critical actors and...

  • COVER: Mapping Karachi

    INITIALLY, what makes Exhausted Geographies stand out from other works on Karachi is the delightful little box pack that it comes in, complete with a string tie...

    The works in this volume range from academic research to abstract, artistic expressions, and give a breadth of empirical as well as qualitative knowledge on Karachi with an underlying theme: the claims and contestations over a city that is already segregated not only...

  • ‘Green cover can protect Karachi from heatwave’

    KARACHI: By protecting agricultural fields and fruit farms in the rural areas surrounding the city, a green shield can be created, which would not only help provide protection against hot weather conditions but make these places economically viable...

    The programme was titled ‘Exploring strategies to respond to heatwave in Karachi’...

  • COVER: The China-Pakistan Axis by Andrew Small

    DRAWING a broad picture and bringing local narratives into context, Andrew Small has provided a lucid account of how the rather unequal friendship between Pakistan and China has developed over the last decades in his book, The China-Pakistan Axis: Asia’s New Geopolitics...

    After the heightened tension in the city, which the Chinese state blamed on Uighur Muslim extremist groups and which they claim are largely trained in Pakistan, I...

  • Bringing Pakistan and India together, one taxi seat cover at a time

    The back of a taxi cab is like your shower cubicle; it's where you daydream about what your wedding will look like, where you indulge in some deep-thinking and self-reflection, where you plan out the rest of your day...

    To memorialize Pakistan's Independence Day, the team of designers partnered up with graphic designer Samya Arif of Karachi and unveiled their collaboration aptly on 14 August...

  • COVER: Muslim Architecture in Pakistan by Khurshid Hasan Shaikh

    In this vein, Muslim Architecture in Pakistan: Aspects of Public Welfare by Khurshid Hasan Shaikh provides the reader with an ingenious amalgam of concept and fact...

    The research encompasses territory that now constitutes Pakistan, and is based on the writer’s site-based documentation, archival data, literature, and extensive cross-referencing from available scholarship on the subject...

  • Pakistan Stock Exchange closes on flat note

    The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) closed on a flat note on Wednesday with the benchmark KSE-100 index gaining 43...

    Strong volumes in KEL were witnessed as investor confidence in the company increased on the back of possibility of Shanghai Electric taking over K-Electric soon," said the report...

  • Pakistan ‘A’ begin Sri Lanka trip on losing note

    KARACHI: Just like their senior counterparts in Bangladesh, Pakistan ‘A’ launched their tour of Sri Lanka on an inauspicious note when Sri Lanka ‘A’ eased to an eight-wicket victory in the first of the three one-dayers in the coastal town of Matara on Sunday...

    Earlier after opting to bat first, Pakistan ‘A’ struggled to post a formidable total on the board after losing wicket-keeper Mohammad Rizwan (5), Israrullah (25) and Khurram...

  • Arthur wants Pakistan to end Test series on successful note

    LONDON: Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur hopes his side’s hard work on and off the field will be rewarded when they face England in the fourth Test at The Oval...

    But while recent results may have been disappointing, this tour has not been dogged by the controversy that afflicted Pakistan’s last two trips to England...

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