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.

Blog Row, The Water Cooler »

[24 Sep 2011 | Comments Off | ]
Defining the Responsibilities of our Religious Leaders

Aalims and daa’ees have been given too much responsibility in terms of leading the community.

Art, Arts & Culture »

[24 Sep 2011 | Comments Off | ]
Rising Sands: Contemporary Saudi Art

The beauty of contemporary Saudi art is how it forces us to look a certain way and to affirm a certain facet of truth.