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.

Editorial, News & Politics »

[8 Jul 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Editor’s Note: July 2014

Islamabad is rife with rumours of a change of government. Could the conspiracy theorists be right, this time round? Will democracy be dismantled, yet again, by the democrats themselves?

Fashion, People, Q & A »

[5 Jul 2014 | One Comment | ]
Interview: Zara Peerzada

“I find fashion in the oddest of places.”