Blogs / Culture Vulture

Where did all the music go?

The dire state of Pakistan's music industry is largely due to absence of awareness, and a mechanism to pay for music.

Battling on the roof of the world

The treacherous journey to Shandur Top seems no cost to those keen on witnessing history and culture live in action.

I hateth Shakespeare

I pray thy forgiveness for the horrible sacrilege, but I simply cannot like a writer this repetitive and morbid.

Uch Sharif — II

Of these graves, the oldest, belongs to Jalal ud Din Surkhposh. This 14th century father-saint of South Punjab was...

The real Father of Karachi — II

Did you know the area called 'Jamshed Quarters' was actually named after Jamshed Nusserwanjee Mehta?

The real Father of Karachi

Jamshed Nusserwanjee was a Parsi tirelessly devoted to developmental and humanitarian work in Karachi.