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.

News & Politics »

[21 Jul 2014 | One Comment | ]
Lesser Mortals

The plight of IDPs from North Waziristan continue to worsen and could be exacerbated if the camps turn into militant breeding grounds.

Arts & Culture, Books »

[19 Jul 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Book Review: The Game Changer

Tanya Anand’s The Game Changer is a handy reference book on the genesis and development of television in Pakistan.

News & Politics »

[19 Jul 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Tahir-ul-Qadri: Revolutionary or Stooge?

Tahir-ul-Qadri’s slogan of a “green revolution” may ring hollow with most Pakistanis, who view the cleric as nothing but a pawn on the political chessboard.