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[9 Dec 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Editor’s Note: December 2014

With the government hell-bent on going hammer and tongs at Khan, and the PTI in an equally defiant mood, this battle of wills that is testing the country’s nerves is not about to end any time soon.

Arts & Culture, Q & A »

[30 Nov 2014 | One Comment | ]
Photo Essay: Capturing Sindh

Photographer Shah Zaman Baloch takes us on a visual journey through Sindh.

Arts & Culture, Movies »

[29 Nov 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Movie Review: Margarita with a Straw

Margarita with a Straw redeems Indian cinema in its depiction of disabled characters.

Arts & Culture, Books »

[27 Nov 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Book Review: Haveli

Haveli carries a Danielle Steele charm, but the storyline could do with some growing up.

Arts & Culture, Books »

[27 Nov 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Book Review: Butterfly Season

Indireads’ new novella, Butterfly Season, is flittingly enjoyable, but doesn‘t quite make the pulse quicken…

Health »

[27 Nov 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Medicine for the Soul

Alongside mainstream medicine, music and art are being used to treat mental health problems around the world, and Pakistan needs to follow cue.

News & Politics »

[27 Nov 2014 | Comments Off | ]
A Lover’s Quarrel?

“What had, for all this time, been a thread of scarlet in Pakistan’s political fabric is now fading into a strand of grey. And therein lies a tragedy of Greek proportions.”

Art, Arts & Culture »

[27 Nov 2014 | Comments Off | ]
God in the Details

Gohar Qalam’s calligraphy is almost divine in both its art and soul.