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Karachi Situation: Some Serious Moves

Karachi situation: Some serious moves

Lasting peace in Karachi is now written on the wall with Prime Minister Mohammad Nawaz Sharif himself making it a point to preside over the federal cabinet meeting in the…

A win-win situation

I wonder how many people remember the invasion of locust hordes in Karachi in the sixties. I witnessed many of their invasions. It was mostly in school that we would…

Bikers of Karachi

As a student in the USA, I was fascinated with the capers of Evel Knievel, the American motorcycle stunt performer who made more than 300 jumps in his bike. Pakistan…

Karachi’s lost buses

IN an impressive ceremony last month, a new bus service was launched in Karachi to address the difficulties of commuters. Officials said the buses would ply on seven routes. Operations…

Karachi’s water crisis

PERHAPS for the first time, a newly elected prime minister on his maiden visit to Karachi reviewed the progress of various stalled development schemes. Upon his arrival in the city…

An ominous situation

DEMOCRATIC norms seem to be a major casualty in the ongoing political power game in Islamabad. The situation has become extremely ugly as the countdown to the no-confidence vote has…

Karachi agenda

THESE past few weeks have been eventful ones for Karachi’s denizens. Several fires broke out in commercial establishments, production facilities, residential locations and hutments. Families of owners and staff were…

Karachi on fire

IN recent days, Karachi dwellers have witnessed several incidents of fire. The busy Saddar area experienced major blazes. More than 300 shops and establishments were gutted in one market, reportedly causing a…

Karachi: economic powerhouse

Two news items last week prompted me to write on the economy of Karachi, the country’s largest city and its economic hub. These are: * The data relating to exports…

Investing in Karachi

Karachi, often referred to as a city of dreams and opportunities, is home to around 20 million people. It is a metropolis that welcomes everyone with open arms. According to…