People, Profiles »

[26 Feb 2012 | Comments Off | ]
The Twilight of the Frontier’s Iron Lady

On February 8, 2012, Nasim Wali Khan had her application for senator rejected by the ANP party parliamentary board. Here’s a look at the former provincial president of the ANP and the first-ever woman directly elected to Pakistan’s national parliament.

Art, Arts & Culture »

[26 Feb 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Panache and Passion: The Larger-Than-Life Paintings of Ahmed Zoay

Veteran artist Ahmed Zoay’s most contemporary collection stuns with its psychedelic colour palette and taboo themes.

News & Politics »

[25 Feb 2012 | Comments Off | ]
How Mansoor Ijaz Nearly Brought Down the Government

The verdict on the Memogate scandal is yet to be given but the government and judiciary, among many others, have a lot to answer for.

Arts & Culture, Movies »

[25 Feb 2012 | Comments Off | ]
And the Oscar Goes To…

The 84th Annual Academy Awards is scheduled on February 26 and everybody’s wondering which movie will win the Best Picture Oscar. Here are this year’s nine nominees plus a look at the Oscar-nominated Pakistani documentary, Saving Face.

Fashion, Lifestyle, People, Q & A »

[23 Feb 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Interview: Zainab Alam, Co-designer of Krizmah Bags

“The real credit goes to the women of Chitral who would badger me to give them designs to embroider, every time I visited the valley.”

Arts & Culture, Books »

[22 Feb 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Book Review: The Politics of Religion in South and Southeast Asia

A compendium of research, edited by Dr Ishtiaq Ahmed, investigates the increasing role of religion in the politics of South and South East Asia and the results of the yawning divide between the modern elites and the masses.

Society, Technology »

[22 Feb 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Smart Move: HTC Expands in Pakistan

Smartphone manufacturer HTC has launched two concept stores in Karachi.

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

[22 Feb 2012 | 4 Comments | ]
Interview: Dr. Mohammad Jawad, Surgeon Featured in the Documentary Saving Face

“The documentary Saving Face is about brave women who have suffered a lot and it ends on a positive note.”