Society »

[19 Mar 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Revisiting the Women’s Movement

The women’s movement in Pakistan has lost its vim and vigour, and desperately needs to take on board young blood and grassroots workers.

Art, Arts & Culture »

[19 Mar 2014 | Comments Off | ]
The Art of Subversion

Visual artist Muzzumil Ruheel attempts to subvert our unquestioning reverence for anything Arabic with his provocative canvas.

Fashion, Lifestyle »

[14 Mar 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Fashion Fiesta

Pakistan Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2014 showcases the best of prêt and couture wear.

Arts & Culture, Books »

[14 Mar 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Book Review: The Scatter Here is Too Great

Bilal Tanweer portrays Karachi in all its beauty and harshness in his debut novel, The Scatter Here is too Great.

Books »

[14 Mar 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Book Review: The Prisoner

Omar Shahid Hamid’s debut novel tells a gripping story of deceit and intrigue, while taking readers inside the murky world of the Karachi Police.

News & Politics, Society »

[13 Mar 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Moenjodaro: Culture at a Cost

The Sindh Festival’s cultural counteroffensive was big on pomp and show. But is Bilawal Bhutto’s myopic disregard for Pakistan’s most treasured historical site a worrying sign?

Editorial, News & Politics, Opinion »

[12 Mar 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Editor’s Note: March 2014

Why are we so outraged by the doctored image of the father of the nation – if only to make a point? Why aren’t we outraged by those who have actually disfigured this country?

Arts & Culture, Movies »

[11 Mar 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Movie Review: The Monuments Men

George Clooney’s fifth directorial effort is a classic caper movie ala Ocean’s Eleven, set during the Second World War, but ultimately tries to do too many things at the same time.