23 August, 2014 / Shawwal 26, 1435

Newspaper / Sunday Magazine

Art fiend: Behind the veil

In her entire collection, the veil is presented as a delicate floral net which illustrates a very feminine space.


Lending life to libraries

Historically, the area covered by Pakistan has been home to at least one highly urban civilisation nearly 4,000 to...


Bilal Khan on Do Gharhee

Bilal Khan relies on periodical release of singles with striking videos to keep himself alive in the music circuit....



Jambo Kenya!

I usually do not like to visit a country twice, but Kenya was an exception. Ever since I saw Out of Africa, in 1985,...


Being Ardeshir

A tireless crusader for what was right, Mr Cowasjee stepped on a lot of toes, did not mince his words, and made many...


Walking in the valley

The breath-taking beauty of Kashmir and its people is captured by photographer Mehrum Sadriwala.


When in Rome ...

For those development practitioners who have to work in complex and insecure environments like those of the ...


Mathira in Bollywood

Now we’re talking. The saucy Mathira richly deserved international recognition and she’s about to get it. News ...


Katrina and her Khans

These days the gal with the rosiest of cheeks, Katrina Kaif, is cock a hoop. After working alongside two of...


Cinema industry flourishing?

Read it carefully: not the film industry — cinema industry. Ever since Main Hoon Shahid Afridi and Waar became...


Sangeeta says …

Okie dokie, now that Pakistani films have begun to make a comeback of sorts (though a few might disagree with this...


UnBeliebable!

They say always expect the unexpected in the fickle world of showbiz. Teenage pop star Justin Bieber is these days...


More Miley madness

So Miley Cyrus has decided that she’s not going to give a hoot about the world and will do as she pleases. In...


Sana wants to do a film

An opening line of a famous English novel reads, “it was the best of times, it was the worst of times”. The same...


Front seat: Game on!

Based on the classic science fiction book of the same name, the cinematic adaptation of Ender’s Game has finally...


Game over?

Mention the word ‘game’ to kids today and most likely they’ll think you’re talking about Angry Birds, Temple...



Teachers: Rhetoric or reality?

The quality of an education system cannot exceed the quality of its teachers, hence, teachers are considered pivotal...



Exhibition: Two’s company

The collaboration of two acclaimed and prize winning artists, Atif Khan and the Australian artist Damon Kowarsky...


Artichive: Famine Sketch

‘Famine Sketch’ is part of a series of drawings created by Bengali master artist Zainul Abedin in 1943, ...


Gardening: Seed selection

Is Osmanthus Olea Fragrans’ — sometimes called ‘Sweet Olive’ — cultivated in Pakistan? It has very fragrant white


Advice: The dead end

Dear Auntie, I simply want to ask, how can a person miss his or her first husband or wife to whom one was married ...



Engaging the community

Maryam Bibi of the NGO Khwendo Kor or “Sister’s home” has been working for women’s education, economic...



On a sticky wicket

For Amar Jaleel, the world isn’t a stage; it’s more like a cricket field with everyone of us out to play the...






Nuisance in the middle

There have been three major occasions when the Pakistani middle-class has broken away from its traditionally...


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