Zeresh John

Zarb-i-Azb alone won't save Pakistan

If maintaining ties with militants had brought us to this point. What would severing them do; could it get any worse? Updated Nov 04, 2014 03:22pm

Fizza Malik: Beyond the death toll

Today, we are one with the families and friends of all of those who lose a Fizza Malik every day in this country. Updated Mar 05, 2014 01:41pm

Too late Mian Sahib

In retrospect, the Muslim League has always remained divided and lacked grassroots organisation as opposed to the well-founded PPP. Published Mar 27, 2013 06:09pm

Entering the Anthropocene

Scientists are now arguing that in this new geological age we must abandon the old thinking on sustainable development. Published Mar 26, 2013 03:45pm

Who will dare to be Parveen Rehman?

Parents are now telling their children not to enter into this field, because community service is clearly becoming dangerous. Published Mar 19, 2013 01:11pm

Growing with the world – I

Should humans live for the progress of ideology or should ideology serve human progress? Published Mar 19, 2013 07:48am

Now open for debate

So, how are we at Dawn.com dealing with all these conflicting views? By simply reserving the right to disagree. Published Dec 31, 2012 02:56pm

Living oblivion

Don't let the disappointment and corruption infest you into living just because. That is a waste of a good life, a life that hasn't been struck down by a plane crash or a bomb. Published Apr 25, 2012 06:09pm

United in grief

On hearing the news of Jagjit Singh’s death, the first thing that instantly came to mind was my father and our ‘Five... Published Oct 10, 2011 10:33am

Cricket’s true triumph: Sangakkara

Photo Courtesy: www.kumarsangakkara.lk I don’t take much pride in the fact that the cricket fan in me awakens once... Updated Aug 21, 2014 06:28pm

Through the Gender lens

The launch of ‘Through the Gender lens’ by Uks in collaboration with UNFPA (United Nations Population Fund) focused... Published Dec 15, 2010 06:27am

Gender in the media today

Panelists speak at the launch of 'Through the Gender lens' on Monday, December 10, 2010 in Islamabad. -Photo... Updated Oct 14, 2014 08:54pm

My God, your God

 As part of a reporting assignment for a feature story on the blasphemy law in Pakistan, my colleague and I visited ... Published Nov 27, 2010 02:18pm

Karachi: The morning after

The Civil Lines was still choked with foot-high rubble and shards of glass on the morning after the attack on the... Published Nov 12, 2010 08:11am

Catch the spirit

It is an overwhelming feeling when people unite for a cause. When in an instant, strangers no longer remain... Published Aug 21, 2010 11:47am

Diary of a closet Facebooker

Before yesterday’s ban on Facebook, I would have laughed off the idea of being addicted to a social networking site.... Published May 21, 2010 03:24pm

Jihad Jane to the rescue

In 1997, Demi Moore played a rough and tough female soldier in the movie G.I Jane. Well, it’s time for G.I. Jane to... Published Mar 15, 2010 01:21pm