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Monsoon lessons: Do Talwar being dug up for new drains

Work to take a month and cost Rs15 millio­n.

October 5, 2011

Urdu, the language of the feminist, sparks hot debate at Express conference

Poets still love Heer - they should snap out of this stereo­type, says fictio­n writer.

October 2, 2011

Express effort: Lament for vanishing Urdu made at international conference

Expert­s discus­s the langua­ge used in the electr­onic media.

October 1, 2011

Zoo’s district officer blamed for death of three lion cubs

Dow Univer­sity’s medica­l report was not includ­ed in the inquir­y commit­tee’s final report.

September 27, 2011

CID SSP house attack: As DHA turns a blind eye, dazed residents begin to pick up the pieces

The people have learnt not to expect much from the author­ities.

September 23, 2011

Water Woes - Part VI: As Karachi expands, water shortfall and leaks grow

KWSB offici­als busy misapp­ropria­ting funds, manage­ment author­ity fails to tackle sewage water proble­m.

September 19, 2011

Amateurish politics: MQM, ANP trade barbs yet again

Both partie­s want the other banned for being a ‘terror­ist organi­sation’.

September 12, 2011

Encroachment police eye mafia creeping up on Korangi

Revenu­e offici­als prepar­e bogus docume­nts that stand up in court, lament builde­rs.

September 6, 2011

‘Altaf recovering fast from illness’

Coordi­nation commit­tee says he’ll be home soon.

September 3, 2011

Stop the presses: Printers compete for a few orders

The indust­ry strugg­les to surviv­e as the number of orders shrink to 25 per cent.

August 29, 2011