Editorial, Opinion »

[14 Apr 2006 | Comments Off | ]
Editor’s Note: April 2006

We have sunk to the most brutal depths of depravity defying all norms of humanity. A film doing the rounds in Waziristan shows the local Taliban perpetrating the most bestial acts on fellow tribesmen in Miramshah.

News & Politics »

[12 Apr 2006 | Comments Off | ]
Senators for Sale

MPAs are being taken to task for indulging in horsetrading in the recent elections for Senate seats from the NWFP.

News & Politics »

[10 Apr 2006 | Comments Off | ]
‘Traitors’ No More?

Pakistani decision-makers have finally crossed an important psychological barrier as far as some erstwhile ‘ghaddar’ Kashmiri leaders are concerned.

News & Politics »

[9 Apr 2006 | Comments Off | ]
Death in the Mines

With no access to even basic medical amenities, coal miners continue to work in horrendous, life-threatening conditions.

Arts & Culture, People, Q & A »

[6 Apr 2006 | Comments Off | ]
Interview: Mekaal Hassan

“Don’t expect any hulla gulla concert from our band,” says Mekaal Hassan.

News & Politics, Technology »

[4 Apr 2006 | Comments Off | and ]
Collateral Damage

‘Hear no evil, see no evil and consequently,’ says the Government of Pakistan, ‘do no evil.’

Art, Arts & Culture »

[3 Apr 2006 | Comments Off | ]
Double Take

During Zia-ul-Haq’s era, calligraphy was touted as the medium of the moment and the body was put down as a taboo subject. In an exhibition at Amin Gulgee’s Gallery, young and senior artists bridge the divide…

Arts & Culture, Books »

[2 Apr 2006 | Comments Off | ]
Bandit Kings

Sahito traces the causes behind the rise of dacoits in Sindh in the ’80s and ’90s.