News & Politics, Opinion, Viewpoint »

[11 Nov 2011 | Comments Off | ]
Letter From India: Failed Healthcare and a Boost for Education

The private healthcare system in India dazzles with shiny exteriors, but within, it is rank with corruption.

Food, Lifestyle »

[10 Nov 2011 | Comments Off | ]
New Bistro on the Block

Sikander Rizvi’s solo venture, Xander’s, promises to be the next hangout for Karachi’s hip and young.

News & Politics »

[10 Nov 2011 | Comments Off | ]
Imran Khan: A Life in Three Acts

Imran’s third act in public life is the only one where he hasn’t overcome the odds. But that may be about to change.

Arts & Culture, Movies »

[8 Nov 2011 | Comments Off | ]
Movie Review: Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy is both engaging and entertaining in equal measures.

Arts & Culture »

[8 Nov 2011 | Comments Off | ]
Theatre Review: Karachi

After taking audiences on a tour of the streets of Chicago and the Greek isles in Mamma Mia, Nida Butt takes her audience through the mean streets of Lyari in an original musical.

Arts & Culture, Books »

[7 Nov 2011 | One Comment | ]
Book Review: Painting The Persian Book of Kings Today

The University of Cambridge’s ‘Shahnama Project,’ celebrating the epic poem’s millennium in 2010, chronicles the countless illustrations of Shahnameh Ferdowsi in a stunning new exhibition catalogue, augmented with four erudite research essays by acclaimed art scholars.

News & Politics, Opinion, Viewpoint »

[7 Nov 2011 | Comments Off | ]
The Life and Times of Gaddafi

The late Gaddafi’s eccentricities and brutalities are universally acknowledged. But how did the once idealistic reformer evolve into an iron-fisted megalomaniac?

Business, Opinion, Speaker's Corner »

[7 Nov 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Economic Recovery, Capitalism and Uncle Sam

Is it time for corporations to stop laying off employees to preserve earnings and prop up stock prices? Will more compassion be better for long-term business prospects?