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[3 Jan 2009 | Comments Off | ]
Ready to Rise

Tweet Each year, prophecies about the next big thing abound, whether the field discussed is sports or literature. Often they are wrong. Knowing this and disregarding the advice to “never make predictions, especially about the future,” Newsline has profiled five likely success stories of 2009. Some have already debuted and garnered acclaim, while others are slowly [...]

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[2 Jan 2009 | Comments Off | ]
Portrait of a Woman

Nahid Raza’s work is a reflection of her life’s journey as a woman.

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[1 Jan 2009 | Comments Off | ]
Chef’s  Special

Newsline interviews five culinary experts who have each developed a huge fan following to get an inkling of what makes them hot with Pakistani foodies.

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[9 Jul 2008 | Comments Off | ]
Touched With Fire

Living life in the cauldron of battle for over 25 years has not drained Yaseen Malik of his dreams or idealism.

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[9 Jun 2008 | One Comment | ]
Didi to All

The services of Nirmala Deshpande towards peace and religious harmony in the subcontinent have won her a special place in the hearts of the people – even of those across the Indo-Pak territorial divide.

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[3 Mar 2008 | Comments Off | ]
Straddling Two Worlds

The author of Meatless Days and Boys Will Be Boys, Sara Suleri embarks on another venture: translating Ghalib’s verse into English.

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[6 Sep 2007 | Comments Off | ]
Remembering Aini Apa

The uncrowned queen of Urdu prose, Qurratulain Hyder was loved by the connoisseurs of Urdu for her gutsy and heart-rending writings. Her demise has left a huge void in the literary world.

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[6 Jul 2007 | Comments Off | ]
Reaching for the Stars

Dubbed as the “next big thing” in law by Cherie Blair, Mahnaz Malik carves a niche for herself as a lawyer – and an author.

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[8 Mar 2007 | Comments Off | ]
Profile: Hamid Karzai

“Looking at Afghanistan from the perspective of other countries will only cause trouble, not help us,” says Hamid Karzai,

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[9 Nov 2006 | Comments Off | ]
A Man for All Seasons

At one time considered to be apolitical, Ghulam Ishaq Khan eventually rose to occupy nearly every important government post, including that of president.