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  • Indian presenter Barkha Dutt says she was victim of abuse

    NEW DELHI: India's top female news presenter has described how she was sexually abused as a young child, winning praise for speaking out on a subject often regarded as taboo in the socially conservative country...

    “I finally told my mother that something terrible had happened,” the NDTV presenter wrote in her new book “This Unquiet Land”, extracts of which have been published on the Indian broadcaster's website...

  • India’s top woman presenter speaks out on abuse

    NEW DELHI: India’s top female news presenter has described how she was sexually abused as a young child, winning praise for speaking out on a subject often regarded as taboo in the socially conservative country...

    “I finally told my mother that something terrible had happened,” the NDTV presenter wrote in her new book “This Unquiet Land”, extracts of which have been published on the Indian broadcaster’s website...

  • British singer, presenter Cilla Black dead

    LONDON: Cilla Black, the 1960s pop star championed by The Beatles who became one of Britain’s best-loved television presenters, died on Sunday in Spain, media reports said...

    The 72-year-old, whose real name was Priscilla White, was found at her home near Marbella, the Daily Telegraph and the Daily Mirror newspapers reported, quoting Spanish police
  • Amidst Metro bus fanfare, Sharjeel Memon promises free WiFi for Karachi

    KARACHI: As strange as it sounds, Sindh Information Minister Sharjeel Memon seems to think that free outdoor WiFi may be the answer to Karachi's many woes...

    The announcement appears to be an attempt to catch up with the Sindh government's counterparts in Islamabad and Lahore who successfully launched the Metro Bus Project between Rawalpindi and the capital amidst much fanfare yesterday...

  • Karachi’s Green Line bus will be more beautiful than Lahore metro: PM Nawaz

    KARACHI: "It will be more beautiful than the Lahore metro bus," Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif told his audience during the groundbreaking ceremony of Karachi's Green Line Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system held at Nazimabad area's Anu Bhai Park on Friday...

    Upon his arrival in Karachi earlier, Premier Nawaz was received by CM Qaim, Sindh Governor Ishratul Ibad Khan and Director General Rangers Major General Bilal Akbar at the Pakistan Air...

  • 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...

  • Metro bus stations lack cooling system

    RAWALPINDI: Imported glass sheets have been used to build the metro bus stations but there is no cooling system for passengers in the summer days...

    “A huge amount has been spent on the project but it will not benefit the metro bus users on Murree Road...

  • METRO EVENTS

    Launch of publication Exhausted Geographies, an experimental art publication and exhibition, bringing together an interdisciplinary set of practices in mapping and visualising the city of Karachi, at the VM art gallery at 6:30pm...

  • METRO EVENTS

    EXHIBITIONAn exhibition of works by Anam Rani opens at the ArtChowk Gallery at 5pm...

    The exhibition titled ‘Aesthetics of terror’ will remain open till June 18, daily from 11am to 7pm (Sundays closed)
  • Contractors told to complete metro project by end of April

    RAWALPINDI: Commissioner Zahid Saeed on Sunday directed the contractors of metro bus project, especially the army-led National Logistics Cell (NLC), to complete the work by the end of April...

    There is no mechanism for quality check as one can see the substandard construction of the bus stations, Murree Road and the elevated metro bus track,” he said...

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