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US Looking to Negotiate With the Taliban

Does Pakistan figure in the face-saving deal that the US is trying to thrash out with the Taliban in Doha?

Art, Arts & Culture, Society »

[29 Jan 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Jimmy Engineer: A Life More Acknowledged

The book launch for a mammoth bio-epic on artist and social crusader Jimmy Engineer took place in Karachi recently, where fans and luminaries paid tribute to the innovative Pakistani.

People »

[28 Jan 2012 | One Comment | ]
The 2011 Hall of Fame

For Newsline’s Annual 2012 issue, Nadir Hassan compiled a list of people who made Pakistan proud in 2011.

News & Politics, Opinion »

[27 Jan 2012 | One Comment | ]
In Good  Times And In Bad…

Newsline looks back at the biggest events of 2011 and gives them a satirical spin.

Blog Row, The Water Cooler »

[26 Jan 2012 | 6 Comments | ]
Playing God: A TV Host and Abuse of Power

What impression are we giving the world by being so haughty and by undertaking moral-policing? What lessons are we teaching our children? And what dangers are we exposing people to?

News & Politics »

[26 Jan 2012 | Comments Off | ]
The Return of the Holy Warriors

Anti-US sentiment and anti-government chants formed the rallying cry of a cabal of religious groups, including some terrorist organisations, who joined together to form a coalition called the Difaa-e-Pakistan Council.

Blog Row, The Water Cooler »

[25 Jan 2012 | One Comment | ]
Pakistan’s Spin Zone

This is where “breaking news” is ‘broken’ in such a way that it can never be ‘fixed.’ And here, Pakistanis, in general, buy the spin and live happily ever after.

Arts & Culture, Movies, People, Profiles »

[24 Jan 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Profile: Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy

Highly acclaimed investigative journalist and now an Oscar-nominated filmmaker, Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy scales new heights of success.