Art, Arts & Culture, People, Q & A »

[28 Feb 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Interview: Shireen Kamran

“I am always inside my work; I go into my canvas in a bid for resolution, follow my hand, and once I’ve resolved my issues and had enough, I leave it.”

Arts & Culture, Movies »

[27 Feb 2012 | Comments Off | ]
An Oscar For Pakistan

Today Pakistan takes centre stage for all the right reasons as Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy won the 2012 Oscar for Best Documentary( Short Subject) for Saving Face.

People, Profiles »

[26 Feb 2012 | Comments Off | ]
The Twilight of the Frontier’s Iron Lady

On February 8, 2012, Nasim Wali Khan had her application for senator rejected by the ANP party parliamentary board. Here’s a look at the former provincial president of the ANP and the first-ever woman directly elected to Pakistan’s national parliament.

Art, Arts & Culture »

[26 Feb 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Panache and Passion: The Larger-Than-Life Paintings of Ahmed Zoay

Veteran artist Ahmed Zoay’s most contemporary collection stuns with its psychedelic colour palette and taboo themes.

News & Politics »

[25 Feb 2012 | Comments Off | ]
How Mansoor Ijaz Nearly Brought Down the Government

The verdict on the Memogate scandal is yet to be given but the government and judiciary, among many others, have a lot to answer for.

Arts & Culture, Movies »

[25 Feb 2012 | Comments Off | ]
And the Oscar Goes To…

The 84th Annual Academy Awards is scheduled on February 26 and everybody’s wondering which movie will win the Best Picture Oscar. Here are this year’s nine nominees plus a look at the Oscar-nominated Pakistani documentary, Saving Face.

Fashion, Lifestyle, People, Q & A »

[23 Feb 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Interview: Zainab Alam, Co-designer of Krizmah Bags

“The real credit goes to the women of Chitral who would badger me to give them designs to embroider, every time I visited the valley.”

Arts & Culture, Books »

[22 Feb 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Book Review: The Politics of Religion in South and Southeast Asia

A compendium of research, edited by Dr Ishtiaq Ahmed, investigates the increasing role of religion in the politics of South and South East Asia and the results of the yawning divide between the modern elites and the masses.