For a couple of years, Mohammed Hanif followed Asma Jahangir on her annual fact-finding missions to Balochistan.
The defining image that encapsulated the importance of Asma Jahangir may have been that of her funeral
The Getty Villa is a recreation of an ancient Roman country house and its magnificent gardens
An exhibition in London highlights the direction emerging Pakistani artists are taking
Akhtar Soomro’s photographs are an honest documentation of certain areas of Karachi that capture the spirit of the city
The influx of tourists visiting natural sites in Pakistan leaves the environment susceptible to damage. Can there be
Men are becoming more conscious about the way they look
A new set of especially crafted definitions so we don’t get confused
Modern-day German cuisine is healthier and lighter than it used to be
Pets can help make organic manure for your garden
‘I have big dreams but cannot take decisions’
The fall of the Muslim modernism project in Pakistan is tied to the mutilation of the constitution
The joy of visiting America has been tempered by Trump’s vitriol
Netherlands, Italy and Chile had contrasting fortunes in the qualifying rounds but none made it to the 2018 FIFA World
The number of Pakistanis who are unmarried is constantly on the rise. But the issues they face — from social
A journalist enters the world of dating apps that are transforming singles’ lives in Pakistan
The fishing village of Damb in Balochistan, with its sand dunes and marine life, is a pristine sancuary for adventurers
The first time I realised that gypsies were not just characters in a film but real people was as a child when my...
Mohammad Ali Talpur’s paintings captivate the viewer with their optical illusions
Alyssa Pheobus Mumtaz’s art negotiates the space between the physical and the metaphysical
Pakistan needs its ‘Flexner Moment’ to completely revamp the structure for training doctors
Karachi Literature Festival’s Urdu segment had fresh elements this year that needed better treatment to be as effective
An attempt to present a soft image of the war-torn country is appreciable, but not entirely accurate or coherent
Victoria Schofield is a military historian and broadcaster. Her extensive work includes several books on South Asia....
Saraab-i-Aagahi Aisha GhaziA lawyer, molecular biologist, independent documentary filmmaker and a poet, Ghazi’s...
Before the Karachi Literature Festival hits its 10-year milestone, it would be in its interest to re-examine how it can
The fortunes of the fecund text Padmavat, on which the controversial Sanjay Leela Bhansali Bollywood film of this...
The global software giant’s India-born chief executive shares his vision of the future
What urban couple wouldn’t want to trade the din of the Q train for the sound of crickets, exchange a cramped...
An important piece of current literature with difficult prose and ideas worth understanding requires patience. And it
Hema Malini’s authorised biography is full of new information about her
A posthumously published book on the culture of Awadh is by far the most knowledgeable and meticulous description
Since being introduced to her at a rather early age, I have always felt proximity with Jamila Hashmi’s works of...
Despite some omissions, Muhammad Umar Memon’s new anthology of translations provides an exemplary introduction
I like the musical, poetic quality of the name ‘Saqi Farooqi’. Who would choose such an outlandish name for...
Memoirs that revisit three decades of Pakistan’s international relations
A celebrated police officer’s take on the issues of policing in Pakistan offers important food for thought, but needs
My last monograph, Britain Through Muslim Eyes, as its title suggests, emphasised the Muslim author’s gaze on the...
A debut collection of English poems allows its writer to address his personal obsessions
Professor C.M. Naim once wrote that the Pakistani Urdu press revels in nasty personal attacks and ugly innuendos,...
This Urdu short story collection cements Akhlaq Ahmed’s reputation as an artist