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  • Jirgas thrive in Karachi in clear defiance of state’s writ

    KARACHI: On Aug 14 this year, the day Pakistan turned 70, a teenage girl from Ali Brohi Goth, which is in the suburbs of Karachi and a 10-minute motorbike ride away from the more popular Ibrahim Hyderi, was quietly buried in a graveyard in Sherpao Colony without any last rites performed for her...

    A melting pot of nearly 15 million people from different religions and ethnicities, Karachi is perhaps like any other metropolis — a city...

  • Temporary ban on sale of luxury diesel cars

    ABOUT five years ago, when then-environment minister Jairam Ramesh described the growing tendency of affluent Indians to drive SUVs and luxury cars that guzzled diesel (a fuel that was heavily subsidised by the government) as ‘criminal,’ he was widely criticised by the automobile industry, and even the United Progressive Alliance government did not take him seriously...

    Last week, taking into consideration the seriousness of air...

  • The political culture of legal defiance

    ISLAMABAD: Defiance of court orders is nothing new for high-profile figures across the political spectrum, and most of them have been declared proclaimed offenders for avoiding proceedings, in one case or another...

    The issuance of arrest warrants is nothing new for figures such as Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan, Pakistan Awami Tehreek chief (PAT) Dr Tahirul Qadri and All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) President...

  • Greece to withhold €300m loan repayment in show of defiance

    Alexis Tsipras, the Greek prime minister, has come under intense pressure from within his left-wing Syriza party to withhold payment to the IMF as a sign of the country’s defiance in the face of the terms required by its international creditors to access a desperately needed 7...

    ”Christine Lagarde, the IMF chief, had also said on Thursday that she was ‘confident’ that Athens would make the payment and dismissed talk that Greece would...

  • NON-FICTION: ACTS OF DEFIANCE

    For over 2,000 years India’s dramatic output remained an all-male affair...

    It was only in the latter half of the 19th century that, because of the untiring efforts of some courageous men and women who defied the prevalent moral code, it became possible for women to appear on stage in dramas...

  • IN MEMORIAM: DEFIANCE REDEFINED

    This new crop of rock icons appeared on the scene with dreadlocks, turntables and a predilection for mixing various musical influences...

    Linkin Park’s frontman Chester Bennington’s suicide is symbolic of a defeat in the face of inner demonsHybrid Theory, Linkin Park’s first album, was a metaphor for their genre-defying sound...

  • Pint-clutching man becomes symbol of London’s defiance

    LONDON: A man pictured calmly taking his pint of beer with him as other people fled past him during Saturday’s deadly attack in London has been cast as an unlikely hero who encapsulates British humour and defiance...

    The image spread like wildfire across Twitter and British newspapers said the man, whose identity is unknown, was a symbol of defiance...

  • Tweeting defiance

    WHAT had been simmering for a long while erupted into the open last week when the military, through the DG ISPR’s tweet, publicly rejected a ‘notification’ issued by the Prime Minister’s Office...

    The letter, which was in fact meant for various ministries to take action and dubbed by the media as a ‘notification’, brought the conflict brewing between the civil and military leadership over the ‘Dawn leaks’ to a head...

  • Russia goes ahead with Syria strikes in defiance of West

    Read: US, allies ask Russia to halt strikes outside IS areas in SyriaUS President Barack Obama on Friday called Russia’s dramatic foray into the conflict a “recipe for disaster” but pledged that Washington would not be drawn into a proxy war with Moscow in Syria...

    Putin “doesn’t distinguish between ISIL and a moderate Sunni opposition that wants to see Mr Assad go,” Obama told reporters, using an alternative name for IS...

  • Russians in show of defiance at athletes’ village

    RIO: Russian Olympians turned out in force to see their flag raised over the athletes' village in Rio on Wednesday in an impressive show of defiance...

    But for tennis player Svetlana Kuznetsova, a two-time Grand Slam winner, it was vital for those allowed to compete to show their commitment to the cause by making their presence in the village – and in front of the world's media – highly visible...

  • Congress holds rally in show of defiance against Modi

    NEW DELHI: India’s opposition Congress party staged a show of defiance on Friday, with Sonia and Rahul Gandhi leading a rally and march to parliament to resist what they called Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s bid to destroy democracy...

    ” PM Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) dismissed the rally as an attempt to divert attention from the helicopter scandal, known as “Choppergate” that has dominated news headlines for weeks...

  • ‘Karachi’s dependence on cars may increase despite BRTS project’

    KARACHI: “The Bus Rapid Transport System or BRTS project is of immense significance to Karachi, carrying physical, social and environmental impacts, which would be felt throughout the city,” said urban planner, writer and educator Farhan Anwar during his lecture ‘Karachi BRTS Project — An Opportunity For Urban Renewal’ arranged by the architecture department research lab at the Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture on Monday... ...

  • Only 19 cars registered in other districts against 91,449 in Karachi alone, PA told

    KARACHI: The Sindh Assembly was on Monday informed that over 91,000 cars were registered in Karachi during 2014 and 2015 compared to only 19 vehicles registered in other parts of the province during the two-year period...

    The information was provided by Sindh Excise and Taxation Minister Mukesh Chawla during the assembly’s Question Hour in response to a question by Leader of the Opposition and Muttahida Qaumi Movement legislator...

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