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‘Yeh Hai Karachi’ movement captures creative genius of the city youth

KARACHI: The School of Writing in collaboration with Karachi Youth Initiative has put together Yeh Hai Karachi, a movement featuring photographic works, short documentary films and stories put together by the youth of Karachi. The program that stretched over a span of twelve weeks, culminates the essence of Karachi, a city known for its beautiful mosques, grandeur churches, distinctive detailed bazaars, continuous fooding spree round the clock, Qingchis and TukTuks, truck art and public buses, festivals throughout the…

RIP Sabeen Mahmud

By Omar R Quraishi Sabeen was four years my junior at school -- we were in the same house in school and she was a top athlete and sportswoman even then. In fact, she was so good that she would be captaining most of the girls' teams for her house.