Sunday, April 20, 2014
DAWN

Cover Story: Back to square one: Pakistan’s militant ties

These books shed light on Pakistan’s complicated and destructive relationship with militant forces

In the chamber of being: humanising Iqbal

We do have a right to know Iqbal as a person, like all of us, with our existential challenges, our likes and dislikes.

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REVIEW: The Gatekeeper’s Wife by Rukhsana Ahmad

Racial issues underpin much of the book, Ahmad wisely does not allow them to overrun the depth of her writing.

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EXCERPT: Shaping their own lives

The following excerpt is taken from the chapter, ‘Villagers as Agents of History (Nira Valley)’

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REVIEW: India’s Muslim Spring: Why is Nobody Talking about It?

Whether India should have been partitioned or not is a subject which is widely argued and discussed, more in India...

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COLUMN: Loss of a modern thinker

MOHAMMAD Kazim has passed away. In him we have lost a genuine Arabic scholar, one who was seriously engaged in...

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OBITUARY: Sue Townsend, 1946 – 2014

I was 11 or so when I discovered The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, aged 13 and 3/4s, first published in 1982. It was...

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