The first slap is expected although the terror is about where it will come from.
Some 75 to 80 sports cars and other fast and heavy marvels of modern engineering were showcased at Karachi’s Frere Hall
Investing in art is a daunting prospect for most people because there is little available data. But that’s changing ...
Emerging artists offer a glimpse of urban Pakistani society through art informed by personalised experiences
Heera Khan’s miniatures depict the hollow existence of the super-rich and their preoccupation with the self
Does homeschooling provide an impetus or is it an impediment to your child’s learning ability?
Irfan Taj showcases the people and culture of Chitral in his attempt to modernise folk music
The salad vendors in old city areas offer inexpensive and healthy eating
Taking a #koalaselfie or #dolphinkiss photo? Instagram has something to say about it
Mulling over the origins of balti gosht, the dish brings back fond memories of old friends
What to do when fruit trees do not yield healthy fruit
‘I miss my family a lot’
Pakistan’s political sphere must make space for moderate majority by pushing back militant Barelvi and Deobandi parties.
A monumental 1,500-year-old oak on the way to Nathiagali exerts a pull, again
Despite the emergence of talent from the tribal areas including Maria Toorpakai Wazir and Usman Khan Shinwari,
Yasir Hameed electrified viewers with his perfect shots but couldn't quite maintain the promise he showed in his debut.
This is the story of a relatively unknown cleric who has become the new face of Barelvi politics.
In the concluding episode of the series about traversing the historic Silk Route, the group of explorers finally enter
During a recent lecture I gave on the role of art and literature in Pakistani society, a gentleman asked what we...
An exhibition reveals aspects of Paul Gauguin’s enigmatic but inexhaustible quest for artistic ingenuity
Ghulam Hussain attempts to reconcile historical crafts of Sindh with Western art history to question the status of both
Editor, translator and political activist, Ibrahim Joyo was ultimately a teacher and mentor who helped mould the minds
A debut novel that is self-assured in its storytelling and brings together time travel, love and treasured culinary
The great German poet, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, is known for the fascination he held for Persian poetry, the ...
A novel that describes settings more than character motivations
Warning: vehicles may not be operated by the ‘wrong’ gender
Chaotic Heartbeats Mahnoor Fatima A collection of verses on the things that make us human; of...
Malcolm X remains an enigma despite — or because of — what is written on him. Frequently speculative and often
When some flamboyant journalist or dim-witted commentator takes the stage and audaciously announces the futility of...
Poet Farrukh Yar has given me a reason to reiterate my concerns about the demeaning of contemporary literary writing...
JOHN LE CARRÉ RECOMMENDS THE WORLD OF YESTERDAY BY STEFAN ZWEIGIf there’s any living writer who has truly...
Alif Laila wa Laila was a collaborative effort, enlivened as much by its European and Indian translators as its original
The legendary Argentinean footballer speaks from the heart about his career, his challenges and that infamous
As purists and technophiles battle over form, a reader points out that this conflict is age-old and at the end of the
What does it mean to translate a majestic religious text into another language? A new book offers food for thought
A new collection announces in no uncertain terms that the Urdu short story has arrived
I recently made a flying visit to Pakistan to attend a conference at the University of Sargodha, Mandi Bahauddin...
The life of a Pakistani communist and the full details about 1949’s Progressive Writers’ Conference
Naomi Klein writes on Trump’s triumph and the threat his presidency poses to people around the world
From roadside garbage to babudom, a journalist from India learns that despite the antagonism, the two countries
At the Annual Conference on South Asia held at the University of Wisconsin, a highlight for Urduwallahs used to be...