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Karachi as Gotham city

By Mahim Maher

September 30, 2012 | 10:06 am

Buraaq by splitmoonarts.com - a Muslim super hero.

Karachi is a primordial Gotham city of New York in my imagination, which has mostly been fed by Hollywood. When I watched the Dark Knight Rises a month or so... More.

  • These ‘Muslims’ are not innocent

    By Mahim Maher

    September 22, 2012 | 1:21 am

    Yesterday was one of the saddest days in Karachi’s history. Six of its downtown cinemas were attacked by mobs and set on fire.  That’s pretty much the... More.

  • Pakistan’s Love for the Prophet Day marked by violence

    By Mahim Maher

    September 21, 2012 | 12:37 am

    UPDATE: A private television channel’s (ARY) driver succumbed to his injuries after he was shot during a protest in Peshawar. His name was Mohammad... More.

  • Your master’s dog is your master

    By Mahim Maher

    September 12, 2012 | 2:03 am

    Your master is your master, but even your master’s dog is your master. The Pakistani protest song may not have the grit of Ohio by Neil Young or the... More.

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  • The blasphemy scales tipped

    By Mahim Maher

    September 3, 2012 | 11:47 am

    Till today I confess that the militant network in Pakistan stymies me. When I used to work at Daily Times, I had a chart drawn up: Lashkar-e-Jhangvi,... More.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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I am a 33-year-old journalist in Karachi, Pakistan where I work as the city or metropolitan editor for The Express Tribune, a daily national newspaper in English affiliated...

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