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Tuesday, March 31, 2020 | Today's Paper

Reorganizing Gangs in Lyari

By Orangzeb Shahmir

March 3, 2020 – 2:03 am

As the result of long lasting tussle between gangs, turf of lyari is still considered to be an alarming red zone. The residents here always struggle with systemic obstacles in all spheres of life. It would not be wrong to say that it was a calculated move to deface the locale and defame its people. As we know that ghetto dominated by Baloch Diaspora has remained the hub of mainstream politics and campaigning for mass politics.

World Education Day in Lyari

By Orangzeb Shahmir

January 29, 2020 – 3:33 am

World Education Day was celebrated on 24 January around the world though Lyari Awami Mahaz did not spare that day to be passed without highlighting the education related issues the slum has been facing over the last ten years.

Football: Pakistan U-19 team’s performance in AFC

By Orangzeb Shahmir

December 1, 2019 – 12:26 am

Although Pakistan is below than neighboring countries in football on FIFA ranking but its brimming talent determined to compete top Asian football team as recent show in Asian under 19 football cup held at Oman by AFC was a minor display of attacking football.

Drug peddling in Lyari

By Orangzeb Shahmir

September 18, 2019 – 10:42 pm

Once again drug dealers are making it up in the streets of Lyari with complete impunity since last year. The area is mostly populated with labor class who were always been the victim of top political games and gang violence for many decades and now they are witnessing the same flashback from past. Virtually the defamed area is surrounded by six police stations but yet law enforcing machinery seems quite sleepy as always.

Local body elections is tough examination for PPP

By Orangzeb Shahmir

September 5, 2019 – 12:22 am

Dilapidated roads precarious infrastructure, overflowing gutters are visible all around the city. Local government system was introduced to meet the desired living standards but heap upon heap of garbage can be seen at each and every nook of the city.