Blog Row, News & Politics »

[26 Apr 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Media Wars: Where Do You Stand?

As consumers of news and talk shows, what is your take on how the events surrounding the attack on Hamid Mir have unfolded?

People »

[25 Apr 2014 | Comments Off | ]
In Memoriam: Khushwant Singh

Sadia Dehlvi recalls the life and times of her closest friend and confidant, the irreverent and incorrigible Khushwant Singh.

News & Politics »

[25 Apr 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Legitimising Misogyny

By targeting the Family Laws Ordinance, the CII mostly appears as a vigilante body that is attempting to take away whatever little relief women have been sanctioned.

Arts & Culture, Books »

[25 Apr 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Book Review: Who Am I?

From Benazir Bhutto to Babra Sharif, Moneeza Hashmi’s Who Am I? features interviews of 20 women of strength and substance.

Opinion, Speaker's Corner »

[25 Apr 2014 | One Comment | ]
Rethinking Education

If we are to grow and be recognised as a nation of entrepreneurs and innovators in the global world, we need to reform our education system, says Ally R. Memon

Health »

[24 Apr 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Sexual Ambiguity

Disorder of Sex Development is a widely misunderstood medical condition because of which thousands of children grow up to lead lives of misery and confusion in Pakistan.

Arts & Culture »

[24 Apr 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Theatre Review: Lo Phir Basant Ayee

A bold and incisive portrayal of how society is becoming increasingly oppressed at the hands of extremists, Lo Phir Basant Ayee suffers on one count: by presenting the extremists as comic characters, there is the danger of the subtext getting lost as the villains emerge as loveable figures.

Arts & Culture, Books »

[24 Apr 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Book Review: Getting Away With Murder

There were appalling lapses by almost every relevant entity charged with the responsibility of Benazir Bhutto’s security, says a book authored by Heraldo Munoz, who headed the UN Commission of Inquiry set up to investigate Bhutto’s assassination.