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  • Commuters travelling between Karachi, Hyderabad to be charged once only

    ISLAMABAD: After recommendations from legislators, the National Highway Authority (NHA) has decided that commuters travelling in small vehicles between Karachi and Hyderabad would pay toll tax once instead of being charged twice...

    NHA chairman Jawad Rafique Malik told the committee that passengers travelling between Karachi and Hyderabad would now pay toll tax only at the M9 toll plaza...

  • Writers and the places they call home

    KARACHI: Considering that writers usually take inspiration from the places they belong to, Aamer Hussein’s body of work is exemplary in itself as it picks up influences from the multiple cultures he was, and is, exposed to...

    This was apparent in the conversation between writer and critic Aamer Hussein and Prof Nomanul Haq, organised at the Institute of Business Administration on Wednesday...

  • Between Europe and chaos — Refuge and terror in Turkey

    It was more than just an outpost or a transit point — last year, the Istanbul airport was my refuge, albeit for a few hours, as I changed planes to head to Pakistan, sometimes to visit my ailing parents, and other times, to attend their funerals...

    On those several visits, that I never wanted to make, I wandered around the Istanbul airport searching for isolated corners to hide in and reflect on the sudden changes in my life...

  • Mayors, deputy mayors of Hyderabad, Larkana and Sukkur set to assume office

    HYDERABAD: Syed Tayyab Hussain and Syed Sohail Mehmood aka Sohail Mashhadi of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) on Tuesday took the oath as the mayor and deputy mayor, respectively, of the Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (HMC)...

    District returning officer Aijaz Anwar Chohan and Deputy Commissioner Motasim Abbasi, besides leaders and elected representatives belonging to the MQM, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and other parties,...

  • Last day of Hyderabad literature festival focuses on Bhitai and Shaikh Ayaz

    HYDERABAD: Sindhi scholars, writers and intellectuals actively participated in the Hyderabad literature festival on the third and last day on Sunday where a couple of sessions were held...

    Talking about noted Sindhi poet Shaikh Ayaz, scholar and Larkana Division Commissioner Akbar Leghari said he was a great story writer who penned good stories during his time...

  • Wasim wants NFC award share given directly to Karachi and Hyderabad LBs

    KARACHI: Mayor Wasim Akhtar has demanded that Prime Minister Imran Khan give the share of Karachi and Hyderabad in the National Finance Commission Award directly to the municipal administrations of the two cities as the Sindh government is not willing to give it in the Provincial Finance Commission...

    “The Sindh government has completely failed to address the people’s lot,” he said and added that the “misuse” of 18th Amendment by the...

  • Katrina and Ranbir visit Saif and Kareena

    What’s going on there? Apparently Ranbir Kapoor and Miss picture-perfect Katrina Kaif are getting steadier in their relationship by the day...

    One indication of it is that last week the pair paid a visit to Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor’s residence in Mumbai...

  • Robbers strike at fi ve places

    ISLAMABAD: Robbers and thieves struck at fi ve different places and made off with cash and valuables, police said here on Monday...

    In the fi rst incident, two persons riding on a motorcycle intercepted Iftikhar Ahmed at service road of I-8/2 and snatched cash and mobiles worth Rs26,000 at gunpoint and escaped...

  • Terrorism index places Pakistan at fifth spot

    The report on the index, released by the Australia-based Institute for Economics and Peace, said that in Pakistan the number of people killed in terrorist attacks fell to 956 last year, a reduction of 12 per cent as compared to the previous reporting year...

    Since 2007 the country has been ranked at least as the fourth worst country for terrorism and on six occasions was placed at the second position...

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