Stories for: Sara Faruqi

Veeru Kohli to make much anticipated political debut

Veeru Kohli and Father Mario Rodrigues speak to on what they expect from the next government.

Pakistan's transgender community ready to vote

There’s a new voter group in town – Pakistan’s transgender community

Pakistan's female Rangers: Life on the base

Is there more that these women can do, other than check post duty? Incidents in the last five years would suggest that out of the 420,000 strong paramilitary forces, there is a need to have women serving in frontline duty.

Pakistani women journalists recognised

The first Women in Media Awards ceremony took place at the Beach Luxury Hotel on Wednesday and celebrated the works of female Pakistani journalists.

Pakistan's hockey squad at the 2013 Azlan Shah Cup introduces Pakistan's national hockey team playing at the Azlan Shah Cup in Malaysia.

English — a South Asian language

Under a sunny sky and amid a cool breeze, the courtyards and gardens of the Alhamra Arts Centre were filled with chatter on Sunday as people mingled with authors, artists and academics on the second (and last) day of

Building aesthetics

One of the last few sessions of the day was perhaps one of the most informative as well. Titled ‘Architecture of Aesthetics and Urbanism’, the session was with a star cast of panelists in the related field – Ebba Koch, Kamil K

Karachi's street children aim for Brazil 2014

Rehabilitated from life on the unforgiving turf of Karachi, the 'Street Strikers' are dreaming big.

Small revolutions and sewing machines

A few women in the hopes of conserving a forest, started a movement that changed the family income dynamics of 400 households.

Friends remember Cowasjee

“A serious loss,” is how M.A. Majid, the man who edited Ardeshir Cowasjee’s columns for decades, summed up the...

Through the Lahore Science Museum

Whether it’s due to lack of funding or disinterest by the government the atmosphere lacks a sense of wonderment and excitement.


Rickshaws take modern turn

KARACHI, Aug 29: “Soon every rickshaw will be called a rik,” exclaims Mohsin Abbas, the owner of city’s latest transport service — Call-a-Rik.

Venkat Ananth on cricket corruption

Cricket columnist Venkat Ananth explains why he supports Sri Lanka, the BCCI and how Karachi feels like home.

“These Birds Walk” – Filmmakers’ shot at discovering Edhi

Documentary portrays Edhi through the eyes of a runaway boy, an ambulance driver and by shadowing the man himself.

Murray beats clock, Serena survives

Day six of the 2012 Wimbledon Championships tennis saw Andy Murray defeat Cyprus's Marcos Baghdatis.

Pakistani chef spices up American cooking show

Fatima Ali, a Pakistani working in the USA, won in an episode of The Food Networks reality show 'Chopped'.

Lyari wars political, say residents

During the past four days, more than 20 people, as well as six security personnel, have lost their lives in the...

Suu Kyi claims by-elections win

Myanmar’s opposition claimed a historic victory on Sunday for pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi in her first bid...

Drops full of hope

In a room full of lady health workers (LHW) and government school teachers, a training session is underway at the...


Relief for terror victims

Learning curve

Nuclear normalcy

Train to Pakistan: 2014


ISI and media infighting

MQM in government again

Men planning families

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