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My Great Quetta Adventure

By Mahim Maher

March 29, 2013 | 7:51 am

This map of 'greater Balochistan' was carried by weekly Al Baloch, Karachi in its issue of December 25, 1932 (Image: Essays on Baloch National Struggle in Pakistan, Emergence Dimensions Repercussions by Janmahmad, published by Gosha-e-Adab, Jinnah Road, Quetta 1989).

At the Quetta Press Club's cavernous general secretary's room a relaxed senior reporter SZ explains how they actually like to kill people there:

"You see, we have a counter at the... read on

  • Elections in Pakistan May 11

    By Mahim Maher

    March 25, 2013 | 12:49 am

    Elections are scheduled to take place in Pakistan - one of the world's most troubled democracies - on May 11.

    A little over 85 million people are registered to vote. The largest chunk, 20%, is the 31-40 year group.
    The world is watching.

    On Sunday, the caretaker prime... read on

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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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