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Follow me on Twitter: @zulfiqarkunbhar DAWN: Bribes and shortages: Karachi’s burgeoning water mafia Daily Times:  Stories by Zulfiqar Kunbhar  The Friday Times (TFT): The water this desert doesn’t want New Mandarins in Pakistan  ACROSS THE BORDER : A burgeoning water mafia has flooded Karachi’s water supply network The Third Pole: Karachi’s burgeoning water mafia Sindh … Continue reading

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173 black spotted turtles released

By Zulfiqar Kunbhar KARACHI: Black spotted turtles of freshwaters totaling 173 has been released into Haleji Lake Thatta-their natural habitat on Thursday as they had been recovered from smugglers. Customs and Wildlife authorities at Quaid-e-Azam International Airport Karachi had seized consignment of 218 turtles On September 20, 2014. Out of total 45 mortalities took place … Continue reading

Fishing vessel at Ormara coast releases giant sunfish

  By Zulfiqar Kunbhar KARACHI: A tuna fishing vessel operating in offshore waters along Ormara Balochistan coast released a giant sunfish that became entangled in their fishing net. It is rare incidents entangled fish are released with good gestures. This 1.8 meter long sunfish weighing approximately 450 kilogrammes (kg) was released after a struggle of … Continue reading

Travelling Routes to Discover Roots: int’l documentary on Sufi singer Sanam Marvi

By Zulfiqar Kunbhar KARACHI: “I am very happy and excited that for the first time, a documentary will be made about my life, career, and family,” Pakistan’s leading folk and Sufi singer Sanam Marvi said. This documentary, indeed the first-ever international documentary on Sanam Marvi, who is among the finest performers in Sufi songs, ghazal … Continue reading


By Zulfiqar Kunbhar –  While dwellers of Thar are dying with hunger and thirst, the baboos of Sindh government are making and wasting money through ill-planned Reverse Osmosis Water Plants   Had Marvi got water at her doorstep, folklore ‘Umer-Marvi’ would not crop up. Umer, prince of Umerkot, lift Marvi – a common girl of … Continue reading

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