Blog Row, Opinion, Viewpoint »

[16 Jul 2012 | Comments Off | ]
The Land of the Pure?

Should we be proud to be Pakistani? Probably not, but we should try.

Arts & Culture, Movies »

[15 Jul 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Movie Review: The Vice Guide to Karachi

The Vice Guide to Karachi is 42 minutes of drugs and thugs, bad cops and mafia dons, crocodiles and Kalashnikovs.

Arts & Culture, News & Politics »

[14 Jul 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Goodbye Sim Sim

A Pakistani version of Sesame Street is now being packed up as US funds are withdrawn following shocking allegations of corruption against the Rafi Peer Theatre Workshop.

People, Profiles »

[12 Jul 2012 | One Comment | ]
Profile: Obaidullah Baig, Urdu Scholar and Television Host

Modest, unassuming, with an old-world charm about him, Kasauti’s brilliant mind Obaidullah Baig leaves behind a treasure-trove of memories for his daughters, Fatima, Amina and Mariam Baig.

News & Politics »

[11 Jul 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Pakistani Media in the Dock

In the wake of the recent Mediagate scandal, a national commission for the Pakistani media is the need of the hour.

Blog Row, Opinion »

[11 Jul 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Toronto Dispatch: Only Graduates and Truckers Welcome

Canada now wants younger immigrants with the requisite language abilities and job skills.

News & Politics »

[10 Jul 2012 | Comments Off | ]
The Politics of  Power Cuts

The centre is accusing Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif of instigating the riots against loadshedding in the Punjab for his own political ends.

Art, Books »

[10 Jul 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Book Review: The Perfect Gentleman

The Perfect Gentleman is an honest and humorous memoir about a Muslim immigrant in Britain, who is torn between his religion and a yearning to emulate the West.