News & Politics »

[21 Sep 2012 | Comments Off | ]
The Price of Parliament

Top-heavy, over-paid and underworked, members of Pakistan’s Parliament are, at best, little more than a drain on the economy.

News & Politics »

[18 Sep 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Open to Addiction

Pakistan’s authorities have allowed the open sale of tranquillisers by medical stores without any prescriptions, thereby exacerbating the risk of their misuse by the public.

Fashion, Lifestyle »

[18 Sep 2012 | One Comment | ]
Haute Men: Male Modelling in Pakistan

If clothes maketh the man, then it must be the male models who maketh the clothes…

Arts & Culture, Movies »

[15 Sep 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Movie Review: Ek Tha Tiger

Ek Tha Tiger borders on incredulity in the first half and, as the film progresses, things only get worse in the second.

Arts & Culture, Movies »

[12 Sep 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Movie Review: The Bourne Legacy

The Bourne Legacy may share themes with the previous three Bourne films but it is different beast altogether.

Arts & Culture, Books, Movies, People, Q & A »

[12 Sep 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Interview: Mohsin Hamid

“I don’t think the job of a film is to be a novel on screen”

Arts & Culture, Movies, People, Q & A »

[11 Sep 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Interview: Mira Nair

“The film is embellished with my love of music, of fun and of beauty”

Editorial, News & Politics, Opinion »

[11 Sep 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Editor’s Note: September 2012

Every shameful act, every shocking incident in Pakistan is branded a “conspiracy” and swept under the carpet.