Dawn News

Newspaper / Sunday Magazine



The forgotten flippant

The story of a man floating through different faiths and beliefs in his quest for his rights and values.


Decolonising architecture

If one insists as we do, on colonisation as the frame of reference for understanding the political reality in...


The Tree School

I believe that schools began with a man under a tree, who did not know he was a teacher, sharing his realisations...


Pedagogy of the city

‘The only possible relationship to the university today is a criminal one’. — Fred Moten and Stefano Harney...


Revisiting learning

Over the past few decades, a systematic depoliticisation of the art community has taken place in Pakistan. The...


Artichive: Dora Maar au Chat

Pablo Picasso painted “Dora Maar au Chat” (Dora Maar with Cat) oil on canvas, measuring 50.5 inches × 37.5...




Advice: Calm before the storm

Dear Auntie, I am 22 and got engaged this year. My engagement was arranged by our families and my fiancé is a very...




‘Is it reversing?’

The legendary Pakistani pace bowling assembly line seems to have caught a snag as they’re left to play with substandard


Barren strips

Music isn’t the only place where you have to be pitch-perfect


The fault in our stars

Cricket is an obsession that cuts across age, gender, class and any other construct that you throw at it, and its...


The decision to die

Through the ages, suicide may have been viewed differently, yet its reason remained the same




Convert a document

Converting Word 2013 documents to an older version of Word is as easy as ABC



Feature: In bed with the sun

While the middle class is yet to cosy up to the idea of solar power, what happened in these informal settlements that


From Umrao Jaan to Jaanisaar

For the past three years, Muzaffar Ali has been living in the 1800s. He’s roamed through palatial corridors lined...



Ranbir and Katrina: ring bling

This time it seems that this old piece of gossip has finally taken a factual turn. The pretty-as-a-picture Katrina...





Vidya Chaplin, sorry Balan

Here is as intriguing a nugget of info as the actress Vidya Balan herself is. She never ceases to amaze you and...




Vidya Chaplin, sorry Balan

Here is as intriguing a nugget of info as the actress Vidya Balan herself is. She never ceases to amaze you and...




Phoenix rising

Pakistan cricket may be on a rollercoaster ride but should never be underestimated


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