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[25 Jul 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Interview: Dr Pervez Hoodbhoy

“There are countless sharks in Pakistani academia who publish a meaningless paper every few days but still mint money”- Dr Pervez Hoodbhoy

Technology »

[25 Jul 2014 | Comments Off | ]
One Doctorate Too Many

Is Pakistan producing more PhDs than it can absorb? What is the future of the incoming stream of doctorates?

Art, Arts & Culture »

[24 Jul 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Art as Escapism

Despite its cheerful disposition, Usman Ahmed’s pop art is a less-than-glamorous look at class and lifestyle disparities in the nation’s capital.

Society »

[24 Jul 2014 | Comments Off | ]
The Lost Boys

Where state and society fail them, there are a few organisations that are taking on the responsibility of giving street children the possibility of a better future.

Books »

[24 Jul 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Book Review: The Snowden Files

The Snowden Files is an exposé of the scandalous system of snooping on, not just citizens, but world leaders, by British and US intelligence.

News & Politics »

[22 Jul 2014 | Comments Off | ]
The ‘Foreign’ Hand

Besides the TTP and Al-Qaeda, Pakistan has to contend with a deadly foreign militant group – the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan.

Arts & Culture, Movies »

[21 Jul 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Movie Review: The Fault in Our Stars

The movie serves its purpose to manipulate its audience to weep throughout the film and still feel hopeful about life at the end.

Art, Arts & Culture »

[21 Jul 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Varied Canvas

From the wistful to the grotesque, Canvas Gallery’s exhibit of four young artists offers a varied repertoire.