Arts & Culture, Movies »

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Movie Review: Margarita with a Straw

Margarita with a Straw redeems Indian cinema in its depiction of disabled characters.

Arts & Culture, Books »

[27 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
Book Review: Haveli

Haveli carries a Danielle Steele charm, but the storyline could do with some growing up.

Arts & Culture, Books »

[27 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
Book Review: Butterfly Season

Indireads’ new novella, Butterfly Season, is flittingly enjoyable, but doesn‘t quite make the pulse quicken…

Health »

[27 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
Medicine for the Soul

Alongside mainstream medicine, music and art are being used to treat mental health problems around the world, and Pakistan needs to follow cue.

News & Politics »

[27 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
A Lover’s Quarrel?

“What had, for all this time, been a thread of scarlet in Pakistan’s political fabric is now fading into a strand of grey. And therein lies a tragedy of Greek proportions.”

Art, Arts & Culture »

[27 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
God in the Details

Gohar Qalam’s calligraphy is almost divine in both its art and soul.

Business »

[25 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
The Privatisation Illusion

According to the myth of private sector superiority, the private sector is efficient and dynamic, while the public sector is wasteful and slow. But a closer look tells a different story.

Education, Health »

[25 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
The Healthcare Business

The commercialisation of medical education in Pakistan – driven by lax regulatory authorities, prospective students and their parents – has increased the overall cost of healthcare in the country.