Karachi’s Mohajir ‘vote bank’ was never homogenous, but is more splintered than ever since the fragmentation of MQM.
Small-scale farmers are using organic methods for growing vegetables
As the election draws near, the battle of the image has acquired a frantic momentum. Posters are put up in any...
A group of young artists presents the poignancy of life through dark and incongruous imagery
The National Art Gallery exhibits the largest collection of Southeast Asian art in the world
Many ‘beautification’ projects, such as ones in Nathiagali, are mindless and purely cosmetic
Sustain the good habits of Ramazan through the year for a healthy lifestyle
For an evolved and politically mature state such as the Republic of Cliftonia, the rest of the world’s frequent...
A wholesome but light meal can be prepared without slaving in the kitchen
Update yourself on the best ways to do monsoon planting
‘My husband does not want to live with me, should I leave him?’
Thirty-two candidates are vying for a constituency where no party has managed to maintain a political hold.
An interfaith organisation strives to keep religious harmony alive in KP
There are major lessons to be learnt from the football World Cup by countries such as Pakistan that are struggling with
Politics and sport are two entirely different fields. But sometimes the lure of politics becomes quite irresistible for
Punjab’s capital is the prize that will be hotly contested between the PML-N and PTI. But aside from political
In Balochistan’s Khuzdar district, a mysterious cave and a saint’s shrine hold typically fascinating stories
Amy Sherald once waited tables at the Baltimore Museum of Art. Today she’s a trustee, with collectors and other...
Should art be displayed in a public domain that is not conducive to its survival?
Sehyr Qayum’s paintings depict the curbs placed on Pakistani women
Pakistani-origin Britons have a history of rising among the ranks in UK’s local bodies politics and the number
In religious societies such as ours, a constant tension is observed between the afterlife and the here and now....
Khoobsoorat Nazar Aaee Farooq Adil As a journalist and newspaper editor, the author possesses a strong awareness of
A tribute to an exceptional doyenne of Eastern classical music
The former American president and his right-hand man are the stars of a goofy crime caper
THE PAST, THE PRESENT Lately we’ve been thinking about the enduring power of ancient myths — how it truly could...
Exploring the loss of Karachi’s final frontiers to urban development
Sarmad Sehbai is renowned for his telefilm Fankaar Gali and stage play The Dark Room, but has also published four...
In an increasingly globalised and interconnected world, the ability to understand other people speaking different...
Having lived to a ripe old age, Mushtaq Ahmed Yousufi departed from this mortal world a few weeks ago. His death has...
The 10 short tales in Asghar Nadeem Syed’s collection reek of resistance literature which has its own meaning in today’s
Reading Steven Pinker’s new tome is best done with a handful of salt
Do you do calf stretches while you are brushing your teeth? Listen to a podcast if you take a 10-minute walk? Scroll...
A debut novel written pseudonymously, is a highly entertaining psychological page-turner
The French poet, essayist and thinker Paul Valery (1871-1945) captured his readers’ imagination like few would....
A political scientist theorises why some secessionist movements lead to brutal state repression and others not
Short stories that offer brilliant commentaries on the individual and communal psychology of our people, always
The former FBI director reserves his choicest hits for the US president — but they only come after one ploughs through
Nasim Zehra’s book on the events surrounding the infamous Pakistan-India conflict and the subsequent military coup
A writer traces the century-long struggles of her Dalit family in the largest democracy in the world
An unauthorised biography of Bollywood’s original bad boy