Arts & Culture, Books »

[29 Oct 2011 | Comments Off | ]
Book Review: The Intolerant Indian

The Intolerant Indian is a critique of Indian secularism — a concept and system that the majority of Indians rightly take pride in, if not fully adhere to.

News & Politics »

Preachers on Prime Time

Newsline analyses a study by anthropologist and development practitioner Sahar Gul that carries some shocking revelations about the content of religious broadcasts shown in Pakistan.

Fashion, Lifestyle »

[28 Oct 2011 | Comments Off | ]
Colour Me Beautiful

Hong Kong-based Sara Mushtaq takes mehndi art to another level altogether and triggers mehndi mania at home as well as in neighbouring Malaysia, Thailand and China.

Blog Row, Pakistan Floods 2011, The Water Cooler »

[27 Oct 2011 | Comments Off | ]
Podcast: Discussing Emergency Relief after the 2011 Floods

In this podcast, two activists involved in flood relief efforts in Pakistan compare the damage and response in 2011 with that of 2010, and then offer some advice as to how the government should be preparing for future emergencies.

Blog Row, Pakistan Floods 2011, The Water Cooler »

[27 Oct 2011 | Comments Off | ]
Pakistani Activists Discuss Flood Relief in Sindh

Newsline and co-hosted an online chat covering the 2011 Sindh floods on October 19. Get an instant replay of the entire discussion here, featuring doctors, journalists and activists who have been working on the ground in affected areas.

Blog Row, News & Politics, Pakistan Floods 2011, The Water Cooler »

[27 Oct 2011 | Comments Off | ]
Assessing the Damage of the Sindh Floods

Only 289,243 people have been directly assisted through flood relief camps in Sindh. That’s about 300,000 people out of nearly 9 million affected, or about 3%.

Arts & Culture, Movies »

[26 Oct 2011 | Comments Off | ]
Movie Review: Love Mein Ghum

Reema Khan’s Love Mein Ghum leaves us thinking that Lollywood really has no fairy godmother to transform it from tacky to chic.

News & Politics »

[25 Oct 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Back to Brinkmanship

Is the US scapegoating Pakistan for its failures in Afghanistan, or is there any justification for the serious allegations it has levelled against the ISI?