News & Politics »

[30 Sep 2011 | Comments Off | ]
Whirlwind of Change?

The timing of Mirza’s flaming disclosures lends credence to the rumours that the doctor may prove to be a game-changer.

News & Politics »

[30 Sep 2011 | Comments Off | ]
The Art of Survival

Bereft of faith in the country’s leadership, Karachi’s residents realise that self reliance may be their only option.

Blog Row, Globetrotting »

[30 Sep 2011 | Comments Off | ]
To Heaven and Back: Summer in Skardu

There are few places left in Pakistan that are not plagued by the menace of terrorism or constant security threats. Gilgit-Baltistan is one of them.

Fashion, Lifestyle »

[29 Sep 2011 | One Comment | ]
Interview: Isma Meer

“I like to create jewellery for the feet,” says footwear designer Isma Meer.

News & Politics »

[29 Sep 2011 | Comments Off | ]
The Politics of Murder

Justice eludes the family members of two fishermen who were murdered by the land mafia for waging a struggle to protect local mangrove forests.

Arts & Culture, Books »

[28 Sep 2011 | Comments Off | ]
Book Review: Invisible Lines

Ruby Zaman’s debut novel offers an intimate first-hand look at the creation of Bangladesh.

Arts & Culture, Music »

[27 Sep 2011 | Comments Off | ]
Almost Famous: The Underground Music Scene in Karachi

Some of Karachi’s underground musicians are stepping into the mainstream, making waves and some very good music. Newsline investigates the new music culture.

Arts & Culture, Books »

[26 Sep 2011 | Comments Off | ]
Book Review: Explaining Pakistan’s Foreign Policy

Why is Pakistan so insecure about India? asks Aparna Pande, as she attempts to look at the bitter history of conflict between the two countries.