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Ecology

Machar Colony’s water woes make life difficult
For almost seven decades, residents of Machar Colony have struggled with water scarcity like no other area.  Machar Colony or Machaira Colony is one of

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A little girl’s journey of combating plastic pollution
A six-year-old girl sat in front of scraps leftover from her father’s workshop. She clang towards little pieces of scraps to turn them into

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Mapping Karachi’s unknown locations - story of a Google Trusted Pro
How does a bike service rider from a Lyari fishing family become a recognized Google Trusted Pro, valued in the promotion of local restaurants and

Arts & Heritage

From Gilgit to Karachi: Jaffer Sunny looks to bring more people into the world of music
Syed Jaffer Sunny set his feet in the world of beatboxing four years ago when internet surfing landed him on a video that caught his

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Sea shell art feeds fishermen's homes
The sea shells that wash up on the shore by the current of the waves exhibit a unique charm but their beauty is further enhanced

People & Society

Would student unions resolve youth issues?
For decades, political dynasties have ruled and governed the Pakistani political landscape. After the first upheaval in early 50’s by the Democratic Students Federation, who

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How KU's therapy facility is helping students cope with depression
By: Areesha Abid and Zainab Almas Ayesha Khalid, 20, is a student of the University of Karachi. Passionate with many hobbies, she was a happy student

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Is texting killing our language?
Languages evolved through millennia for humans to communicate with each other and to help them express their emotions and ideas. In a lot of societies,

People & Society

Is Conocarpus a smart choice for Karachi?
By Alvina Ashraf & Zoha Khan   In the year 2008, Karachi witnessed rapid plantation of Conocarpus trees. After a decade, the same Karachi encountered a massive