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Playing for Time in Egypt

Egypt is beseiged by imponderables as the newly elected President, Mohamed Mursi of the Muslim Brotherhood, tries to manoeuvre his way in a set-up where the army still calls the shots.

People, Q & A »

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Interview: Parveen Saeed, Founder of Khana Ghar

“Hunger motivates me.”

People, Q & A »

[31 Aug 2012 | One Comment | ]
Interview: Dr Pervez Hoodbhoy

“Nature endows certain individuals with exceptional qualities and Dr Abdus Salam was exceptionally fortunate.”

Arts & Culture, Movies »

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Movie Review: Gangs of Wasseypur

Based on a true story, Gangs of Wasseypur is a five-hour long saga in which the characters live life according to their own unique rules.

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Exposing the Plagiaristic Practices of Pakistan’s Phds

Cases of plagiarism in higher education are being discovered in universities across Pakistan.

Arts & Culture, Blog Row, Movies »

[30 Aug 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Interview Preview: With Mira Nair and Mohsin Hamid

Straight from the creators of The Reluctant Fundamentalist, the book and the movie, find out in detail about how this movie was made – all in Newsline’s September issue.

Arts & Culture, Books »

[30 Aug 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Book Review: The Taliban Cricket Club

Indian author Timeri N. Murari juxtaposes two oddly opposite entities – cricket and the Taliban – in his latest book.

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[27 Aug 2012 | Comments Off | ]
From the Archives: Doomed by Faith

Newsline takes you back to when, for the first time in Pakistan’s history, a Christian was sentenced to death under the blasphemy law.