Karachi: Entering Karachi’s oldest and most densely populated neighbourhood, Lyari, requires a lot from a pedestrian. Jumping over small heaps of rubbish, leaping over potholes, and dodging cars travelling the wrong way on the district’s narrow streets makes finally reaching one’s destination feel like a small prize. Lyari is full of people and noise. The …

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Promise Pakistan’s prime minister and chief of the Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) party, Mian Nawaz Sharif, while attending a meeting with Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif at his Jati Umra residence, said that his party, the PML-N, would support all flood victims at this difficult time. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said the PML-N would not …

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  Promise Pakistan’s former ruling party, the Pakistan Peoples Party  (PPP), promised on page 5 of its manifesto 2013 that while strengthening the rule of law, coordinated, comprehensive strategies would be devised to ‘Protect the People of Pakistan’. It was further promised that more investment would be made in the police forces, counter-terrorism forces and …

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  Statement Altaf Hussain, a London-based Pakistani political leader and Chief of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), warned the Muslim world that the ‘Titanic’ of the Muslim Ummah (community) had started to sink and if urgent steps to rescue it were not taken the whole ship would collapse and sink. Background Altaf Hussain gave that statement …

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