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[19 May 2012 | Comments Off | ]
The Billion-Dollar Question of Siachen

While the cost of human lives lost at Siachen is incalculable, the cost of the Siachen adventure to Pakistan’s exchequer is also staggering.

Arts & Culture, Movies »

[18 May 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Movie Review: Mirror, Mirror

This cinematic rendition of Snow White may not end up as the most memorable version of the classic fairytale.

Arts & Culture, Books »

[18 May 2012 | 4 Comments | ]
Book Review: Mohajir Militancy in Pakistan

Nichola Khan’s study is a comprehensive overview of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s militant ethos and an analysis of the culture of violence fostered by the party.

News & Politics »

[18 May 2012 | 4 Comments | ]
Planned Extermination: Balochistan’s Shia Hazara Community

The government looks the other way as the banned LEJ wages an organised war against the minority Shia Hazara community.

Food, Lifestyle »

[18 May 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Launch of Shanaz Ramzi’s book Food Prints

Food Prints is more than just a cookbook as it provides an in-depth look at the culture surrounding food across Pakistan.

News & Politics »

[16 May 2012 | Comments Off | ]
The Prime Minister’s Conviction

The prime minister’s conviction and the varied responses to it engender new battle-lines in an already embattled country.

Arts & Culture, Movies »

[16 May 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Movie Review: Housefull 2

Funny and cheerfully naughty, Housefull 2 provides some mindless action sprinkled with salty language.

Blog Row, Girl Guide, Lifestyle »

[16 May 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Beauty Tips: Surviving the Summer

Ten ways to take care of your skin and hair affected by the heat and the blazing sun.