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Faisal Kapadia

Lessons to be learnt

Over the last few days, the world has been watching in pure horror as scenes of carnage unfold before our eyes all... Published Aug 13, 2011 07:41am

The human tragedy remains

I was standing on the banks of a muddy tributary making its slow rippled way through rice paddies. A cold wind was... Published Aug 02, 2011 08:47am

The tall tale of the bull

One of my neighbors has gotten a bull. It is not just the usual run of the mill, medium-sized animal either, this ... Published Jul 25, 2011 11:11am

Killing Karachi

A few days ago, I was running for my life; something so many of us take in our stride now in the city of Karachi. ... Published Jul 18, 2011 06:49am

Playground for the middle aged

A Manila student views a screenshot of the "Ruskin and Priscilla (Prenup) Libingan ng mga Bayani" online... Published Jul 11, 2011 11:44am

Why is kali a gali

A few days ago I was surprised to see an advertisement for under arm fairness cream on television. Now I know that... Updated Aug 16, 2014 01:38pm

Opportunity knocking

Recent times have seen something momentous happen in the realm of social media in Pakistan. A game changer I suppose... Published Jun 20, 2011 10:07am

From boredom to sheer inspiration

Fasi Zaka: Education is like tinday, you only eat them when you have to!" - Photo provided by TEDx Karachi. One... Published May 28, 2011 11:30am

Twitter 101

At first, there was only Facebook, the be-all and end-all of social media in Pakistan. You had to set up an account.... Published May 16, 2011 07:31am

The social media circus

When we come across the term social media in mainstream media, it is always being trumpeted as a ground breaking ... Published May 09, 2011 07:35am

Smart or not

I remember the moment quite clearly. I was completely lucid and walking past a shop which had funny looking bulky... Published Apr 25, 2011 07:41am

Change in direction

The last decade has seen some extremely rapid advances in information sharing as well as academic tools. We have... Published Apr 18, 2011 06:47am

A bloody 'revolution' in Bahrain

The revolution in Bahrain began with a gathering at Pearl Square, mimicking Tahrir Square's role in the Egyptian... Published Mar 22, 2011 11:20am

Structurally sound?

Over the last few days, we have seen horrific images of the carnage that has been caused by the tsunami in Japan. ... Published Mar 15, 2011 12:14pm

The global game of power

The world has watched in jubilation the scenes of revolution in Tunisia, Egypt and Bahrain over the last few weeks.... Published Mar 07, 2011 01:45pm

Rise and reclaim

I am not a cricket analyst and will never claim to be one but what I am, is a fan of the game itself. As a fan of ... Published Feb 14, 2011 01:32pm

Access denied!

The best statistical analysis about our country lies with our telecom operators who invest in and maintain extensive... Published Feb 07, 2011 01:16pm