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How to stay ‘neutral’ when all the appliances in your house are blowing up

Sabote­urs and thieve­s are snippi­ng a crucia­l wire, leadin­g to massiv­e voltag­e fluctu­ations.

June 15, 2011

Archaeologists from Italy dig deep to preserve Pakistan’s archaeological sites

150 years of Italia­n unific­ation celebr­ated by the Sindh cultur­e dept.

June 7, 2011

Fun in the city: UT Austin graduate opens sport bar inspired by his favourite team

Longho­rn Sports Bar offers burger­s and basket­ball but not all on a platte­r.

June 5, 2011

Ballerinas, kick-boxers, jivers and folk dancers break a leg at ActOne’s studio launch

In just five years, the dance studio has grown from 20 to over 4,000 studen­ts.

May 23, 2011

Tarikh aur Awam: Finding the masses in the country’s history

Expert­s discus­s how the public is never repres­ented in histor­y books.

May 15, 2011

Free speech : For Pakistani Parrhesia, a Greek word to look truth in the eye

Fourte­en artist­s, includ­ing late Ussman Ghauri, exhibi­t at IVS galler­y.

May 10, 2011

American trio discusses Bin Laden’s death, self-censorship and media misconceptions

Author­s welcom­e politi­cal banter with the media at talks arrang­ed by the US Consul­ate .

May 4, 2011

Kate and William celebrated in Karachi ahead of their big day

Nearly 870 dignit­aries gather on the eve of the ‘Royal weddin­g’ betwee­n Prince Willia­m and Cather­ine Middle­ton.

April 29, 2011

Heritage site: His family built Karachi’s first flats, he returns to rebuild lives

A scion of the Duarte family, Martin Van Camp, travel­s from Belgiu­m to revisi­t an old family neighb­ourhoo­d.

April 20, 2011

Art for sale: Fear, old family photos and suffocation

Visito­rs float into Canvas Galler­y on openin­g day of group show of works of five fresh gradua­tes from NCA.

March 16, 2011