News & Politics »

[6 Dec 2007 | Comments Off | ]
Can Paradise be Regained?

Once upon a time, festivals, freedom of movement for women, non-political maulvis, an efficient judicial system and a balanced political structure were all hallmarks of Swat.

News & Politics »

[5 Dec 2007 | Comments Off | ]
Gagged and Shackled

General Musharraf’s repression of the media has belied his claims of being a champion of a free media.

News & Politics »

[4 Dec 2007 | Comments Off | ]
The Road to Recovery

Affordable, quality healthcare has created a massive medical tourism industry in India and is fast making the country the destination of choice for Pakistani patients.

News & Politics »

[3 Dec 2007 | Comments Off | ]
Ignorance or Innocence

With nowhere to turn, street children in Pakistan easily get trapped in a life of sex, drugs and AIDS.

Fashion, Lifestyle »

[2 Dec 2007 | Comments Off | ]
Stunning Comeback

After a 10-year sabbatical, Shamaeel hit the catwalk with an inspired collection that wowed Karachi’s fashionistas and proved that her cutting edge sense of style is as sharp as ever.

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

[1 Dec 2007 | Comments Off | ]
Interview: Sarfraz Manzoor

“The terror attacks pushed my Muslim identity to the foreground,” says author Sarfraz Manzoor.

Books »

[1 Dec 2007 | Comments Off | ]
Of Fathers and Sons

A Pakistani British writer comes to terms with his alienation from his roots, finding solace in the redemptive music of Bruce Springsteen.

News & Politics »

[18 Nov 2007 | Comments Off | ]
In the Name of Democracy

General Pervez Musharraf’s second martial law has been imposed to cement the existing political order that revolves around him.