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  • Director T2F Sabeen Mahmud shot dead in Karachi

    KARACHI: The director of The Second Floor (T2F), Sabeen Mahmud, was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Karachi on Friday...

    Sabeen, accompanied by her mother, left T2F after 9pm on Friday evening and was on her way home when she was shot by unidentified gunmen in Defence Phase-II, sources confirmed...

  • Pakistan should benefit from its strategic location, says World Bank MD

    ISLAMABAD: The chief operating officer and managing director of World Bank, Sri Mulyani Indrawati, underscored the importance of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), saying “Pakistan should effectively take benefit of its strategic location for achieving economic objectives"...

    The World Bank MD said Pakistan has shown great economic progress during the last few years due to the right steps taken by the government; however, she...

  • T2F hosts the Balochistan discussion that others shy away from

    KARACHI: With the latest cybercrime bill passed by a National Assembly committee, freedom of expression has once again come under threat adding onto the gag on reporting and talking on certain issues within the borders of Pakistan...

    The T2F gave this cause and its spokespersons a platform on Friday evening to air their grievances against the state and the establishment...

  • Exact location of Raiwind sit-in not decided: PTI

    LAHORE: As the Pakistan Peoples Party and the Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid have opposed the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s plan to stage a sit-in outside the prime minister’s Raiwind residence on Sept 24, the PTI has said that it will not lay siege to the premier’s house and will announce the ‘exact location’ of the sit-in in a few days...

    Dr Tahirul Qadri’s Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) also has not yet decided to participate in the PTI’s...

  • Human rights award: How we failed Sabeen’s T2F

    Recently, a rare moment of optimism and hope was to be had following an announcement on social media about the nomination of our celebrated organisation PeaceNiche / The Second Floor (T2F) for The Human Rights Tulip annual award...

    ”T2F has a rather cult following in Karachi’s subculture...

  • Saudi officials who killed Jamal Khashoggi must reveal location of body: Erdogan

    The Saudi officials who killed journalist Jamal Khashoggi in their Istanbul consulate must reveal the location of his body, Turkey's president said on Friday in remarks that were sharply critical of the kingdom's handling of the case...

    Key mysteries remaining include whether the killing was carried out with the knowledge of the crown prince, who denies it, and the location of Khashoggi's body...

  • PM Imran to decide south Punjab sub-secretariat location: FM

    The PTI had contested the 2018 election with the pledge to make south Punjab a separate province, attracting a significant number of electables, mainly drawn from rival Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz...

    However, the ruling party remained unable to decide the location of the sub-secretariat during the past 18 months though it formed a committee to take a decision after coming to power...

  • Google releases location data to aid Covid-19 efforts

    The analysis of location data from billions of Google users’ phones is the largest public dataset available to help health authorities assess if people are abiding with shelter-in-place and similar orders issued across the world to rein in the virus...

    Google said it published the reports to avoid any confusion about what it was providing to authorities, given the global debate that has emerged about balancing privacy-invasive...

  • 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...

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