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  • Travels with a donkey

    A man losing his livelihood is not quite the news we are looking for? Or is it that it depends on who the man actually is and what mode of transport he uses and how big a cavalcade he travels in, before and after losing his job? After all, there are other jobless persons in this country who are found lecturing the masses about their indispensability and their right to return, through amendment and arm-twisting and confrontation when...

  • Trump heads to Paris but Russia scandal travels with him

    Hoping to find respite from the deepening scandal over alleged Russian involvement in the United States (US) elections, US President Donald Trump headed to Paris on Thursday...

    During a lightning visit full of pomp and ceremony, Trump will be the guest of honour at France's Bastille Day festivities after a trip to Napoleon's tomb and a Michelin-starred dinner at the Eiffel Tower
  • PL fixtures: Mourinho travels to Bournemouth, Guardiola hosts Sunderland

    LONDON: Jose Mourinho faces a trip to the seaside in his first Premier League game in charge of Manchester United as they face Bournemouth in the Premier League fixtures unveiled on Wednesday...

    His bitter rival from his days in charge of Real Madrid in Spain, former Barcelona boss Pep Guardiola now in charge of city rivals Manchester City, will host Sunderland, who just escaped the drop last season
  • President travels on metro bus

    RAWALPINDI: President Mamnoon Hussain on Thursday traveled on Metro Bus with general passengers from Pakistan Secretariat to Faiz Ahmed Faiz Bus Station, H-9 and went back to Pakistan Secretariat...

    Metro Bus Project (MBP) Project Director and Commissioner Zahid Saeed gave detailed briefing about the metro bus service and the facilities provided to the people
  • UN chief travels to Saudi Arabia

    UNITED NATIONS: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will travel to Saudi Arabia on Sunday for a visit that comes amid a UN push for peace talks in Yemen, where Riyadh has been waging an air war...

    Mr Ban will be in Riyadh for talks with Saudi leaders and to attend the opening of a summit of Arab and South American countries, a UN statement said
  • ‘Pakistan is the highlight of my travels’

    KARACHI: Little schoolgirls resembling dolls in their pretty dresses all had their eyes focused on that little green dot in the sky as it got bigger and bigger...

    There were cheers and clapping all around when the British/New Zealander pilot, Tracey Curtis-Taylor, landed, took off her goggles and cap and waved to them before jumping out of her vintage open cockpit biplane (1942 Boeing Stearman), named Spirit of Artemis, at Karachi...

  • 'PM Khan does not want to trouble people when he travels', Naeemul Haq defends use of copter

    In a latest attempt to defend the move and provide plausible reasoning for Prime Minister Imran Khan's use of a helicopter for travel between his Banigala residence and the PM House, senior PTI leader Naeemul Haq tweeted on Thursday that the premier wants that "people should not be troubled when he travels"...

    "PM [Imran Khan] wants that no traffic sh[o]u[l]d be stopped on roads when he travels and people sh[o]u[l]d not be troubled......

  • 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...

  • PTI being used in Karachi by-polls, says Hashmi

    MULTAN: Veteran politician Javed Hashmi said the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) is being used in the Karachi by-elections by the forces looking for a solution to the issues of the city...

    “However, the result cannot be predicted as the forces looking to find a solution to Karachi’s problems are once again using the PTI in the by-elections and only God knows what will be the results,” he said...

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