Death of a liberal

Death of a liberal

Shot dead in her city Karachi, Sabeen Mahmud ran T2F, one of Pakistan’s rare liberal hangout zone for artists, writers, thinkers, and youth activists
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J.B. Patnaik, former Odisha chief minister, dies at 89

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