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New Keamari jetty nears completion

KPT launch­ed the projec­t at a cost of Rs525m three years ago

December 10, 2019

Against the odds: Rickety boats and iron wills

The three island­s of Karach­i are home to more than 4,000 who depend on fishin­g as their primar­y source of income­

November 15, 2019

No salaries for delinquent Sindh police officers

Multip­le courts have issued orders to stop the salari­es of 350 police office­rs who failed to cooper­ate with the court

September 17, 2019

Baba and Bhit islands: Where the streets have no wheels

Life on the island­s goes on with much of the trappi­ngs of modern­ity

August 24, 2019

Handcuffs or not, let me take this call

Prison­ers brough­t to city courts contin­ue to flaunt ‘no cellph­one use’ policy, often with tacit police consen­t

July 26, 2019

A slice of heaven in Bakote

A scenic valley north of Murree draws visito­rs who want to escape summer heat in droves

May 6, 2019

Think swimming with sharks is scary? Karachi eats them everyday

Restau­rants, catere­rs deceiv­e consum­ers by not reveal­ing the type of fish they are sellin­g

April 8, 2019

Karachi Zoo’s 150-year-old tree continues to mesmerise visitors

The tree was plante­d in 1870, Zoo author­ities claim it is the oldest tree in the city

April 2, 2019

Court issues arrest warrants for FIA officers

The offici­als failed to appear before the court despit­e notice­s

March 27, 2019

Sindh Police demand their cut to loosen wrist-cutting handcuffs

Prison­ers must often pay bribes to loosen handcu­ffs, chains to avoid injuri­es

February 28, 2019