Irfan Husain

The poison within

Seven days? We have had years to formulate a policy. Published Dec 20, 2014 01:01am

A general’s views

Musharraf thinks all military rulers acted in the national interest. Updated Dec 13, 2014 09:48am

Turkish delights

Get a taste of some of the dishes that the Sultans of the Ottoman Empire relished Published Nov 30, 2014 07:29am

Is survival enough?

The PM is constantly looking over his shoulder. Published Nov 29, 2014 06:07am

The spark of life

Two scientific achievements brought home to me — yet again — the great lengths human beings will go to satisfy curiosity Updated Nov 24, 2014 08:24am

Down in the gutter

Long gone are the days of subtle but sharp insults. Published Nov 22, 2014 01:27am

VIEW FROM ABROAD: A sea of poppies

888,246. That’s the number of British, colonial and Commonwealth soldiers who died in the First World War. Updated Nov 17, 2014 08:45am

Recipes from fiction

With growing interest in cookbooks & televised culinary programmes more and more writers are working recipes into books. Published Nov 16, 2014 06:20am

Isolation ward

Imran Khan is showing signs of desperation. Published Nov 15, 2014 12:57am

A cracked record

For how long will Kashmir dictate the agenda? Published Nov 08, 2014 01:23am

Pangolin in the pot

Everything you wanted to know about Chinese cuisine but were afraid to ask. Published Nov 02, 2014 06:25am

Freedom or licence?

Politics has been transformed into a blood sport. Published Nov 01, 2014 07:34am

VIEW FROM ABROAD: The power of words

I AM occasionally reminded of that childhood refrain: “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never... Published Oct 27, 2014 06:59am