Arts & Culture, Movies »

[1 Mar 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Classic Film Review: Taxi Driver

Martin Scorsese’s Taxi Driver is a cinematic masterpiece.

News & Politics »

[13 Feb 2013 | Comments Off | ]
In Cold Blood

Despite the support of civil society, justice seems out of reach in Shahzeb Khan’s murder case thanks to the suspect’s powerful family going to all lengths to obstruct the law.

Business, Society, Technology »

[16 Jan 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Cashing in on Facebook

When Varah Musavvir, a textile design student in her third year at the Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture, decided she wanted to turn her hobby of craft-making into a business, she turned to Facebook.

Arts & Culture »

[13 Jan 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Turkish Delight

What was it about Ishq-e-Memnu, the sudsy soap that started it all, that had fans so entralled?

People, Profiles »

[13 Jan 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Profile: Ali Gul Pir

“It was only after my video got millions of hits that television and radio channels decided to air my song and invite me to talk shows, so I owe my success to the millions of people who watched my videos on the Internet.”

Arts & Culture, Books »

[7 Jan 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Old Books, New Ideas

When Jawad Yousuf and Usman Siddiqui decided, back in 2009, that they wanted to start an online book-sharing initiative, they opened

Arts & Culture, Movies »

[18 Nov 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Movie Review: English Vinglish

Sridevi’s sensitive portrayal of an unappreciated mother and wife in English Vinglish will tug at your heartstrings.

News & Politics, Opinion, Viewpoint »

[17 Nov 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Kingdom of Fear

Where do we, who dream of a progressive and enlightened Pakistan, belong in this landscape that is increasingly dominated by rightist Islamists, who have embraced militancy and sectarianism?