Arts & Culture, Books, People, Profiles »

[6 Oct 2006 | Comments Off | ]
Through Foreign Eyes

For Mohsin Hamid, his second novel, The Reluctant Fundamentalist, draws on more than the grim realities of the world around him; it reflects the evolution of himself.

People, Q & A »

[5 Oct 2006 | Comments Off | ]
Interview: Namira Salim

“For me, going into space is meditative,” says artist and space traveller Namira Salim.

People, Q & A »

[5 Oct 2006 | Comments Off | ]
Interview: Aban Marker Kabraji

“Most development practitioners today do not understand the link between poverty and natural resources,” says Aban Marker Kabraji, Regional Director, IUCN, Asia.

Art, Arts & Culture »

[3 Oct 2006 | Comments Off | ]
Art Sans Frontiers

Projects like W11 – Karachi to Melbourne, 2006 may well help foster greater respect between diverse socio-economic classes at home, and improve our image abroad.

Arts & Culture, Books »

[2 Oct 2006 | Comments Off | ]
Sugar and Spice

Sugar-Coated Pill is a selection of verse by Mahmood Jamal, a poet who writes not just for the literati, but for all.

Arts & Culture, Books »

[1 Oct 2006 | Comments Off | ]
Potter of the Spirit

Mazhar ul Islam draws on Pakistani folklore and Sufism to create his poignant and magical stories, but with themes of love, injustice and loneliness, his tales are universal and undeniably haunting.

News & Politics »

[17 Sep 2006 | Comments Off | ]
The Battle for Balochistan

Tweet As soon as news of Nawab Akbar Bugti’s death broke, mobile phone screens across the country registered a blitz of SMS messages, mourning, [...]

News & Politics, People, Q & A »

[17 Sep 2006 | Comments Off | ]
Interview: Jamil Bugti

“When mobs in Karachi burn down public property, is military action taken against them?” asks Jamil Bugti.