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Humair Ishtiaq

Sindh, Sindhu, Sindhia

Mustansar Hussain Tarrar spends a few days travelling across the sandscape and tells the tale with wit and perspective Published Jan 15, 2017 08:22am

40 runs, 15 overs and a session

The tradition that started back in 1999 under Wasim Akram continued with another whitewash Down Under. In many ways, Updated Jan 15, 2017 09:27am

Unluckiest of the unlucky

A few ‘unlucky’ players who did everything they could but still found themselves sidelined more often than not. Updated Dec 25, 2016 09:02pm

Change of guard

The ninth edition of the International Urdu Conference in Karachi will be remembered as the event where the baton Published Dec 11, 2016 08:25am

Quite a contrast

MARKING the hundredth anniversary of his birth, the session on Ahmed Nadeem Qasmi was worth every moment. Published Dec 11, 2016 08:25am

Kaptaan vs Kaptaan, Part 3

In this concluding piece, the writer responds to the feedback on the first two parts Updated Dec 11, 2016 02:39pm

Recreated creativity

Cross-cultural transition of poetry is a tricky undertaking, but Mahmood Darwish’s writing has survived the journey Updated Dec 02, 2016 11:25pm

Kaptaan vs Kaptaan, Part 2

Captaining any hypothetical all-time Pakistan XI will be a tricky task with super egos floating all around. Updated Nov 27, 2016 05:32pm

Kaptaan vs Kaptaan

Who is Pakistan’s greatest cricket captain ever — Imran Khan or Misbah-ul-Haq? Let’s set public perception aside and Updated Nov 13, 2016 06:13pm

Lala in la la land

PCB’s unnecessary public treatment of something so childish are indicative of the odd social malaise. Updated Oct 30, 2016 07:15pm

Poetic and political

In her latest offering, Kishwar Naheed is what she has always been: an activist … but there is a slight twist in this Published Oct 23, 2016 07:42am

Not quite a sporting rivalry

In the history of bilateral relations, Pakistan and India have faced each other either in armed conflicts Published Oct 16, 2016 06:53am

A man without blinkers

Sibte Hassan, whose birth centennial falls this year, viewed the world through the prism of leftist ideology without Published Oct 02, 2016 09:34am

Captains on the merry-go-round

In the first half of Pakistan’s journey as a Test nation, the country had 12 captains. In the second half, there have Published Oct 02, 2016 07:50am

The upside of being thrashed

The margin and manner of the ODI thrashing in England is a timely reminder of everything that is wrong with Pakistan Published Sep 18, 2016 07:03am

On top of the cricket world!

Pakistan has risen to the top of the sporting world often either thanks to the weather or an improbable result among Published Aug 28, 2016 07:25am

A phenomenon called Usain Bolt

The showman in him may well defy the laws of ageing as the maestro gets ready to lighten up the Rio Olympics Published Aug 14, 2016 07:10am

Pearls from the past

Two recent books once again underline the poetic creativity of laypersons in the days of yore Updated Jul 17, 2016 08:26am