Arts & Culture, Movies »

[16 Jul 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Movie Review: Maleficent

Though enjoyable, Maleficent is not nearly as good a film as it should have been.

News & Politics »

[15 Jul 2014 | One Comment | ]
Karachi Airport Attack: Security in Slumber?

How did 10 Taliban fighters, armed with explosives, break the security cordon and enter what is one of the country’s high security zones?

Q & A »

[15 Jul 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Interview: Rashid Ali Malik (Ex-Director General, ASF)

“The ASF plays a very restricted role because it has no control over entry and exit points.”

Movies »

[15 Jul 2014 | One Comment | ]
Film Review: Tamanna

Pakistan’s very first neo-noir film, Tamanna, is a wonderful concoction of witty repartee, eerie music and plot twists you won’t see coming.

Books »

[14 Jul 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Book Review: The Bargain from the Bazaar

Though well-intentioned, The Bargain from the Bazaar is probably more useful for an American, rather than a Pakistani reader, who may find it ingratiating at times.

Society, Technology »

[12 Jul 2014 | 6 Comments | ]
The State of Science in Pakistan

In our martial approach towards science, the key sectors for national socioeconomic development have largely been ignored.

Books »

[12 Jul 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Book Review: The Karachi Deception

Shatrujeet Nath’s debut spy-thriller is a gripping account of an Indian mission to eliminate a long sought after Indian mafia don hiding in Pakistan.

Business »

[12 Jul 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Budget 2014-15: What’s in it for the poor?

This year’s budget presented by the PML-N has been centred around economic growth. The question is, whether this growth will be achieved at the expense of the masses.