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PPP, PML-Q friendship goes local

The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) has extended an offer to its newest coalition partner, the Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q), to expand the working relationship between the two parties to the grassroots level,

Centre, Sindh unwilling to hand over Rs 2bn to CDGK

Despite giving assurances regarding smooth release of funds for Karachi’s development projects, the federal government is apparently reluctant to releasing the earmarked funds of around Rs 411 million, it has been learnt.

‘Mission Taleem’ with Anwar Maqsood

Procter & Gamble (P&G)-Pakistan – marketers of leading household care products Pampers, Safeguard, Pantene and others – joined hands with renowned playwright Anwar Maqsood to launch Mission Taleem on Thursday. The campaign

Use your head… protect it!

The Home Department and the city’s traffic police have jointly planned to launch comprehensive awareness campaign followed by an enforcement drive to ensure that motorcyclists wear helmets. This was decided in a

Premium on the blacked black gold

While thousands searched desperately for fuel on Wednesday, those selling fuel in black in the Malir, Landhi and Korangi areas made hay: petrol was sold for at least Rs100 per litre, but

Akhlaq’s work stands between tradition, contemporaneity

Painter, sculptor and printmaker Zahoorul Akhlaq’s work – standing between tradition and contemporaneity – consolidates his research into the many visual traditions that crisscross the political and geographical boundaries of Pakistan. He

Slain MQM leader laid to rest

Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Karachi Organising Committee member Farooq Baig, who gunned down in Bagh-e-Korangi on Monday, was laid to rest on Tuesday at a graveyard in Korangi. According to a press