Art, Arts & Culture »

[17 May 2014 | Comments Off | ]
In the Flesh

From Leonardo da Vinci to Lucien Freud, Irfan Hasan’s works are a nod to all the greats of Realism.

Arts & Culture, Books »

[16 May 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Book Review: The Gatekeeper’s Wife and other stories

UK-based author Rukhsana Ahmad’s The Gatekeeper’s Wife and other stories offers a rich tapestry of characters and their diverse experiences.

Q & A »

[16 May 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Interview: Geo TV

“If we are working on some foreign-funded agenda, don’t you think the ISI would have taken us to court?”

News & Politics, Society »

[13 May 2014 | One Comment | and ]
A Bridge Too Far?

Bahria Town’s Clifton flyover project has stirred controversy and led to a series of lawsuits. Not only does the project jeopardise a 150-year-old Hindu temple, and adjoining historical landmarks, but there is also doubt about whether the project’s approval process was above board.

Arts & Culture »

[10 May 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Cantt Station’s New Face

Karachi’s Cantt station gets a spanking new face as the Pursukoon Karachi Society attempts to restore its lost glory, slowly but surely.

Arts & Culture, Movies »

[8 May 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Movie Review: Jal

Though an intelligent film, Jal crams far too many issues in one go, without exploring any in a meaningful way.

Business, News & Politics »

[8 May 2014 | One Comment | ]
Disney Has Left the Building

The Walt Disney Company has withdrawn its production of merchandise from several countries, including Pakistan, for non-compliance with international labour laws. Does the blame lie with the textile industry alone, or is the government equally culpable?

Editorial, News & Politics »

[7 May 2014 | One Comment | ]
Editor’s Note: May 2014

Yes, Geo has erred; yes, it has crossed the red line – and it is being censured for it. But the ISI does not enjoy a clean slate either.