Irfan Husain

Echoes from 1977

The army can shove harder than anybody else.

View From Abroad: Conversion or death

It is a supreme irony that the only good news from the Middle East currently is the US aerial campaign to halt the IS.

Finally, cheaper lobsters

Steamed in lemon butter sauce, cooked into a risotto, grilled or barbequed; lobsters are more than a way of living,

Brave new world

If Imran were to replace the PM, how would he eradicate graft?

A study in bronze

Shahid Sajjad’s work would have stood out for its originality anywhere in the world.

View From Abroad: The Samson option

WHEN the blinded biblical hero Samson pulled down the temple on his own head, killing his enemies and tormentors, he...

Epicurious: Gluttony in Hay

‘‘One of the delights of life is eating with friends, second to that is talking about eating. And, for an unsurpassed

The one-year itch

Nawaz Sharif has not done such a bad job.

Faith and folly

Science is moribund in the Muslim world.

Lunch at Granary Store

For a change switch on to a vegetable dish instead of a meat-based one

Is bigger better?

The PM’s imprint is on many unviable projects.

No exit

Door after door is shutting on Pakistanis.

Barbecuing in summer

Old is gold; only charcoal or wood fire gives that smoky flavour to your barbecue

A Pyrrhic victory?

The list of what needs to be done is long.