Irfan Husain

The spark of life

RECENTLY, two scientific achievements brought home to me — yet again — the great lengths human beings will go to... Published Nov 24, 2014 06:22am

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

Death as a metaphor

Persecution of non-Muslims scarcely registers on our conscience. Updated Oct 25, 2014 11:13am

Tajine treats

The joy of having a traditional Moroccan dish in London. Published Oct 19, 2014 06:04am

Dogma and decline

The chaos in Muslim states makes us wonder when the rot set in. Updated Oct 18, 2014 07:28am

The same old movie

The link between the Saudis and jihadi violence cannot be wished away. Published Oct 11, 2014 01:01am

Cooking with Najam Sethi

Experimenting or playing around with given recipes often gives better results. Published Oct 05, 2014 07:08am