Arts & Culture, Movies »

[21 Apr 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Movie Review: Saving Face

While Saving Face invokes horror and tragedy, it also strikes a positive note in the manner it depicts the fight of the acid attack victims and society to redress a grave issue.

Arts & Culture, Books, Food, Lifestyle »

[21 Apr 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Book Review: Food Prints

Food Prints takes an in-depth look at the vast variety of ingredients and cooking techniques found in Pakistan.

Opinion, Speaker's Corner »

[19 Apr 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Letter from India: Holy Cows and Reel-Life Icons

How the mighty have fallen in Indian eyes with scandals rocking the defence forces – while a real hero has his day…

Arts & Culture, Blog Row, Music »

[18 Apr 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Dubai Dispatch: The Eagles Rock

Rock legends the Eagles played to a massive audience of nearly 20,000 people of all nationalities at the Sevens Stadium in Dubai last week.

Arts & Culture, Books »

[18 Apr 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Book Review: Blue Dust

Ayesha Salman’s debut novel ventures into taboo territories, injects elements of fantasy in the way the characters see the world and unveils shocking contradictions in the life of a Pakistani family.

News & Politics »

[18 Apr 2012 | One Comment | ]
Unholy Vows

Young Hindu women are being prevented from freely testifying in court, thereby raising questions about the validity of their conversions to Islam and their marriages.

Arts & Culture, Movies »

[18 Apr 2012 | One Comment | ]
Movie Review: Kahaani

Sujoy Ghosh’s thriller Kahaani is perhaps one of the best Bollywood films of the year.

Arts & Culture, Movies »

[17 Apr 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Movie Review: Trishna

Michael Winterbottom’s cinematic adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s novel Tess of the D’Urbervilles is good but not quite as good as it could have been.