Blog Row »

[18 Apr 2015 | Comments Off | ]
End of Freedom?

The government’s proposed cybercrime bill seems designed to muzzle dissent and curb free speech as we know it.

Society »

[17 Apr 2015 | 2 Comments | ]
The Other Sex and the City

They appear a merry lot – exultant in their own existence. But behind this façade is the grim truth of a hijra’s solitary life, stigmatised and perilously vulnerable.

News & Politics »

[16 Apr 2015 | Comments Off | ]
Law and Injustice

By overruling the terrorism charge against self-proclaimed assassin Mumtaz Qadri, the Islamabad High Court sets the tone for the direction Pakistan’s ideology is taking.

News & Politics »

[16 Apr 2015 | Comments Off | ]
Man on a Mission

Unlike the mercurial Karzai, Dr Ashraf Ghani managed to win friends and influence people on Capitol Hill on his recent trip to the US.

Business, Economy »

[16 Apr 2015 | 2 Comments | and ]
One Company at a Time

If Pakistan’s youth are provided environments where mobility is incentivised through merit, the entire work culture would change.

Business, Economy »

[16 Apr 2015 | Comments Off | ]
Highs and Lows

After a bullish year, the stock market reverts to type.

Business, Economy »

[16 Apr 2015 | Comments Off | ]
Interview: Governor State Bank of Pakistan

The Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan speaks to Newsline about increasing autonomy for the State Bank and the country’s economic challenges.

Movies »

[15 Apr 2015 | Comments Off | ]
Movie Review: A Most Violent Year

J.C. Chandor creates the apt mood for a quiet crime drama in A Most Violent Year, and his trump card is cinematographer Bradford Young.