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.

Editorial, News & Politics, Opinion »

[9 Jul 2012 | 2 Comments | ]
Editor’s Note: July 2012

The judiciary and the government are caught in a tussle, but the people of Pakistan are the ones, as always, who are held hostage.

Art, Arts & Culture »

[9 Jul 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Stitch Me a Story

The stunning and dramatic embroidery of the women of Chitral tells several stories of their everyday life. The people who assist them in doing this work are changing their world for the better.

Arts & Culture, Books »

[7 Jul 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Book Review: Yeh Baazi Ishq Ki Baazi Hai

Political activist Farkhanda Bokhari’s honest and heartfelt memoir of her years as a revolutionary and later in exile makes for a worthy read.

Blog Row, People, Technology »

[7 Jul 2012 | 8 Comments | ]
Dubai Dispatch: Interview: Khurram H. Alavi

A talented, young digital sculptor believes Pakistan should follow global trends to promote the potential for animation productions in the country.

News & Politics »

US-Pak Relations: Now Ally, Now Alien

What went down at the Chicago Summit? How will instability in Afghanistan affect Pakistan? Will the US finally make up its mind regarding what role the Taliban will play in ending the Afghan conflict? Rahimullah Yusufzai ponders these questions in the June cover story.

News & Politics »

[30 Jun 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Will Pakistan and India ever agree to demilitarise Siachen?

To date no government, no army chief and no secretary has been able to come up with a plan to ‘solve’ the crisis when it comes to Siachen. Will it be any different now?