Sports broadcasting is big business around the world, but in Pakistan it continues to be a state-controlled monopoly
The rise in cost of living means scrimping on your kitchen expenses. But with some tips on hand, you can keep your
To deal with tuberculosis we need to deal with its social determinants as well
Abdul Qadir, who passed away on September 6, was not just a great cricketer and spin bowler. He was also a fine human
Last Friday night, as I scrolled through my Twitter timeline I came across a dreadful tweet which ended with the...
He is not a trained meteorologist but he’s built a loyal following on social media for accurately predicting the weather
The show Inside Out uses the outer manifestation of inner states as its premise
A group show questions the limitations of language in the context of gender identity
Complex socio-political changes and the internet explosion have allowed conspiracy theories once relegated to the
WhatsApp forwards are a mine of information, if only journos would use them as their primary source ...
‘I am concerned about my son’s choice’
A xeriscape garden, suitable for water-scarce environments, uses local, drought-resistant plants in efficient ways
As more and more spaces are lost to the public and are taken over for the exclusive use of elite and middle-class
Eos looks at the origin of the routes followed by Ashura processions in the major cities across Pakistan
High profile tournaments, fierce transfer battles and a club’s expulsion from an important league have kept soccer fans
Veteran democracy activist and communist B.M. Kutty passed away on August 25. His was a life marked by integrity,
Canvas Gallery presented blank walls at the opening of a show to register its protest against the misconduct
Bridges mean many things to many people. One can see our life journey as the building of bridges — such as...
With the Saudi monarchy and Gulf Arabs making unprecedented and self-interested political moves, Pakistan should
A dash of salt can do wonders for your cooking, releasing flavours and ridding the dishes of blandness
‘Should I marry for love or money?’
A novel by a first-time writer and set in the bleak and wintry landscape of Kamchatka is unlike anything else recent
The 1884 satirical play The Ilbert Bill is a classic and, like all classics, it is speaks to us even today
A valuable addition to Sindh studies, a new book presents the history and oral narratives of a community largely
She was born in the same year as Allama Muhammad Iqbal, but outlived him by three decades. A true polymath, a woman...
A Taiwanese-American computer scientist examines what the race for global Artificial Intelligence dominance between
Hassan Abbas’ latest book provides good summaries of existing knowledge, but few fresh insights into a much-addressed
IN THE AUTHOR’S OWN VOICE Easily available text-to-voice technology means that any book can be turned into an...
Two novelettes offer an empathetic portrayal of the brutal effects political environment and economic conditions
Every year around mid-August, with some degree of fanfare, the civil awards are announced by the government of...
A debut foray into adult fiction is like a force of nature, a testament to the power of words and masterful storytelling
Stories based on crime are of interest to many readers. They highlight the socio-legal stalemate in society. ...
An earnest debut that juxtaposes a family saga with the zeitgeist of pre- and post-Partition turmoil is richly detailed
Faiz Ahmed Faiz’s exile in Beirut has been written about. But his contribution to the magazine Lotus still need to
A strange sickness spreads through the land in a languorous, well-crafted novel about love and loss, fear and endurance
The letters in the seventh volume of T.S. Eliot’s massive correspondence — written during 1934-35 when he was a...
Daisy Rockwell’s superb translation of Khadija Mastur’s posthumous and oft-neglected novel makes it even more compelling
A seminal Urdu treatise on the Progressive Writers’ Movement is rendered into English by the formidable author’s
A must-read for those among us willing to critically re-examine our ideas about the past, sets the record straight about
As I write this column, a sense of agitation and urgency threatens to overpower my emotions. Recently, the Indian...
Arundhati Roy’s most recent novel, The Ministry of Utmost Happiness, is set largely in Delhi and Kashmir and weaves