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City Notebook – Bhajitable Garden III

Karachi can be Green. There were so many people in the latest edition of Bhajitable Garden Workshop- a beginner’s guide to growing your own food – that even if half of them start growing plants, Karachi would be green. Judging by their enthusiasm in the session and later on whatsapp group, The Karachi Walla has […]

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City Notebook – Celebrating Independence Day at Indus Hospital

There are many ways to celebrate the national day. By listening to patriotic songs, raising the flag at your workplace, sleeping out in your bed or by discussing the futility of nationalism. W-11 Studio utilized the occasion to spread smiles across some pretty faces in Children section of Indus Hospital. The Indus Hospital is near […]

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City Notebook – Lunar Eclipse Watch

Lunar Eclipse was visible in Karachi from seven to nine yestrday. It was awe-inspiring. It was beautiful. Such astronomical events put the context back in order. ‘Looking up into the night sky is looking into infinity – distance is incomprehensible and therefore meaningless’*. The way our worries and ambition are. In the larger context. The […]

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City Notebook – An Evening with M. Hanif

Photo Credits: Hussain Afzal/Dawn.com Ibn Insha once said that he did not dare open Yousfi’s newly published book for it would be over and he would not write another for a decade. Well, Hanif may not take as long to write another but surely I shared Insha ji’s sentiments before opening his new book.

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City Notebook – Setting National Anthem record

5,857 people gathered in Greenwich Hockey ground, Defence and beat the previous record of singing national anthem by most no. of peope. It was set by 5,248 people in Philippines. People flocked in around midnight of 14th August despite thunder, lightning and rain. The event management was not easy and people had to make last […]

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