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[13 Oct 2011 | Comments Off | ]
Justice at last? How the Law was Upheld and Scorned

In a confusing frenzy in which Qadri was labelled ‘Ashiq-e-Rasool‘ and Taseer’s murder was justified on the grounds of his ‘un-Islamic’ character and lifestyle, it is impossible not to be shocked by the attitude custodians of our justice system have adopted.

Arts & Culture, Movies »

[11 Oct 2011 | Comments Off | ]
Classic Movie Review: Charade

Charade, starring Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn, is director Stanley Donen’s homage to Alfred Hitchcock.

Arts & Culture, Movies »

[9 Oct 2011 | Comments Off | ]
Movie Review: Mere Brother Ki Dulhan

From the kings of romantic Bollywood comedies, Yash Raj films, Mere Brother Ki Dulhan is a playful gambol of entertaining sequences and songs.

Society »

[9 Oct 2011 | Comments Off | ]
Hanif Launches New Novel and Mesmerises Fans

People sat glued to their chairs, bagged places on the floor, and if seatless, stood vigil at the back of the room to hear their favourite author.

Society »

[8 Oct 2011 | Comments Off | ]
Multimedia Exhibit Delves into Lives of Victims of Karachi Violence

‘This is My Story,’ a multimedia exhibit curated by the Citizens Archive Foundation, looks beyond the headlines by delving into the lives of those directly affected by the violence that has gripped the city of Karachi.

Lifestyle »

[8 Oct 2011 | Comments Off | ]
Water: Nature’s Miracle Cure

Dehydration is a common condition that hinders performance on the track, weight room and daily life.

Arts & Culture, Movies »

[7 Oct 2011 | Comments Off | ]
Movie Review: The Help

The Help may be safe, with little risk, but it’s still quality filmmaking.

Society »

[7 Oct 2011 | One Comment | ]
Ladiesfund Entrepreneurship Conference Attracts Impressive Guests

One has to hand it to Uzra Dawood, CEO of Dawood Capital Management Ltd. No matter what the conditions in the city, she manages to rope in a sizeable audience for her programmes and a number of impressive participants to boot.