The ‘Empress’ of all markets

Write up and Photos by Hamna Iqbal Baig In the heart of Saddar, a Victorian era building catches your attention. The regal exterior of this 19th century building, the Gothic styled windows and green steel gates distinguishes this bustling marketplace from others. This marketplace is a one stop shop for hundreds of customers who visit…

Minhaj joins fellow comedians in calling out Trump’s immigration policies

By, Kinza Tahir, Hamna Iqbal and Zoha Liaquat Donald Trump decided to skip the Correspondent’s dinner but that didn’t stop ‘The Daily Show’ host Hasan Minhaj from roasting the ‘president in absentia.’ The annual White House Correspondent’s dinner saw a range of guests in attendance but Trump was a no-show, becoming the first President since…

An insight into the vendors’ lives

By Aqsa Mansoor Karachi ‘a mothercity’ as many migrants call it. The city has welcomed migrants who belongs to different ethnicity and backgrounds. These migrants arrive in Karachi with one aim ‘to make ends meet, by any way possible’. The city has rewarded these by migrants who came with nothing. Majority of the vendors at…

Are Seaview vendors contributing to Economy?

By Hamna Iqbal Baig, Haseeb Zubair, Aqsa Mansoor, Kinza Tahir & Musab Ghouri KARACHI : As the temperature rises people in Karachi rush to sea view. As the sun grows beneath the shore the day is set for the show, an old man from Mardan tightens the rope around his horse and a chai wala…

Time for Afghan refugees to go back?

By Hamna Iqbal Baig Imagine if you had to flee your country and go to another country for safety. And you did not even have the time to pack your bags. You enter a completely new homeland which you cannot even call home. You have no money and are jobless to feed your family. You…