Even if Misbah’s reign proves to be a huge success, the consequences of this move would be truly felt afterwards.
Updated 08 Sep, 2019 07:25am
The story of Pakistan cricket is a story of a passionate, turbulent and epic love.
Published 07 Jul, 2019 07:37am
In the face of despair, why wouldn’t we seek to create hope and meaning in our cricket team’s chances?
Published 28 May, 2019 06:58am
The staging of the PSL in Pakistan was perhaps one the most powerful plays recently made by the state.
Updated 21 May, 2019 12:29pm
Cricket had previously served as the basis for imagining peace, and now as a means of punishment.
Updated 03 Apr, 2019 11:44am
The league has been a form of redemption as well as revival.
Updated 14 Feb, 2019 04:53pm
Is a person’s skin colour even an acceptable punchline?
Updated 31 Jan, 2019 09:09am
Cultural critic Nadeem Farooq Paracha’s third book attempts to provide easy access to a diverse Pakistan with
Published 26 Aug, 2018 07:40am
The PSL3 final showcased a battle between Peshawar Zalmi captain Darren Sammy’s sheer force of will and the methodical,
Published 01 Apr, 2018 06:50am
Pakistan seems to have an embarrassment of left-arm quicks to draw upon.
What’s brought this about?
Updated 14 Aug, 2017 12:36pm
A look at how music consumption changed - or didn't - during the holy month
Published 26 Jun, 2017 01:25pm
Even classical musicians now aim for commercialism
Published 25 Jun, 2017 08:13am
Singer, actor, model, mother, yogi — Meesha Shafi juggles varied personas in her search for her true calling
Updated 19 Jun, 2017 04:22pm
Critics have missed the point completely. Sahir Lodhi’s Raasta is actually about male sexuality and what kind of...
Updated 23 Apr, 2017 08:56pm
The Youtube ban from 2010-2015 left Pakistanis behind on the world’s premier online video platform
Updated 21 Apr, 2017 12:56pm
A few weeks ago, I was part of a Twitter conversation which was based largely around a single question — where was...
Updated 21 Apr, 2017 08:10pm
I was sitting in a restaurant recently when a thought struck me; I had just noticed one of the other customers ...
Published 29 Jan, 2017 06:34am
JJ's voice carried infinite hope and sunshine, but his life, career and legacy were not uncomplicated
Updated 07 Dec, 2019 03:27pm
Yes, you may think it's lowbrow. But pop music videos lie at the heart of any boom in Pakistani music
Updated 05 Dec, 2016 03:29pm
During a time when singles, iPods and streaming rule the market, albums are often seen as an unnecessary commitment
Published 15 Nov, 2016 12:07pm