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  • Children have a ball as Numaish Karachi wraps up

    KARACHI: An area otherwise known to be impoverished and often ignored by the town settlers, Machhar Colony saw children playing around with different art installations as Numaish Karachi held the last of the series of events which aimed at giving Karachiites a feel of interactive public spaces...

    Part of the ‘I Am Karachi’ movement, the final event was in collaboration with Imkaan Welfare Organisation, an NGO which looks into...

  • ‘Numaish Karachi’ invites all to reclaim public places

    KARACHI: As an ever expanding metropolis, Karachi seems to be losing many of its public places earlier available to people of all ages and groups...

    ‘Numaish Karachi’ aims to clear away that very image by bringing various artists together at public places for people to enjoy through art, games, swings, library and footages that would give them a kaleidoscopic view of the city they live in...

  • BRT project: Sindh CM approves design of underpass at Numaish in Karachi

    Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah on Thursday approved the design of an underpass at Numaish which would serve as a central point for passengers of Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) projects, a press release issued by the Sindh government read...

    He also approved the design of BRT system from Numaish to Tower while presiding over a meeting in connection with the BRT Green Line Bus project...

  • Sit-in continues at Numaish

    KARACHI: The Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan continued its sit-in at the Numaish traffic intersection for the third consecutive day on Monday...

    The spokesman for the Tehreek — an umbrella organisation of several parties representing the Barelvi school of thought — said the protest in Karachi was first staged on Saturday and called off in the evening after a few hours...

  • Wrong map: PU teacher suspended

    LAHORE: Punjab University’s Institute of Education and Research (IER) Assistant Professor Dr Abida Nasreen has been suspended from service for three months for publication of wrong map of Pakistan on a flex...

    PU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran on Monday took notice of the publication of wrong map of Pakistan on a flex in which Azad Kashmir was not shown part of the country...

  • Myanmar's startups map past, shape future with virtual reality

    Gasps echo across the hall as the Myanmar school kids trial virtual reality goggles, marvelling at a device that allows some of Asia's poorest people to walk on the moon or dive beneath the waves...

    “In Myanmar, we can't afford much to bring students to the real world experience,” beamed Hla Hla Win, a teacher and tech entrepreneur taking virtual reality into the classroom
  • India takes Al Jazeera off air in Kashmir map row

    “The ban has been imposed for five days and it was done on instructions of an inter-ministerial committee, who took cognisance of an incorrect map of India in which the channel showed parts of Kashmir in Pakistan and China,” the official told AFP on condition of anonymity...

    The Indian government in 2011 ordered The Economist magazine to cover up a map of disputed borders in Kashmir...

  • More than lines on a map

    Isn’t it time for GHQ to pause and ask itself how it can tell one group apart from the other when each is committed to the enforcement of the narrowest, most obscurantist, and often divisive view of religion?If the CPEC is going to be more than mere red, blue or whatever coloured lines on a map, the fight against terror will have to be fought in tandem on many fronts by all state institutions and every citizen...

  • Map of resistance

    INVISIBLE to the frenzied world of urban dwellers, and anchored in the rural hinterlands of Africa, Asia, the Americas and Europe, live communities of peasants — small farmers, tenants, sharecroppers — joined together in their tumultuous fight against forces bent upon usurping their rights to land, to produce and to continue their way of life...

    La Via Campesina (literally ‘the peasant way’) is a unique international labour movement...
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