Umair Khan

A CITY WITHOUT BELONGING

Stories based on crime are of interest to many readers. They highlight the socio-legal stalemate in society. ... Published Sep 01, 2019 07:27am

FICTION: RISING FROM THE ASHES

Nasir Abbas Nayyar’s latest collection of short stories uses symbolism to code real life social experiences into pieces Published May 26, 2019 06:15am

NON-FICTION: OUT OF SERVICE

An exploration of the problems of the bureaucracy in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is easy to read, but lacks academic rigour and Published Apr 14, 2019 07:08am

NON-FICTION: ODDS TOWARDS ENDS

A good source for understanding the Indian perspective and narrative on important Indo-Pak issues, a research book falls Published Feb 17, 2019 07:38am

FICTION: MIRACLES AND MADNESS

Short stories that offer brilliant commentaries on the individual and communal psychology of our people, always Published Jul 08, 2018 07:16am

NON-FICTION: PARTICLE MATTERS

A simple explanation of scientific principles reveals the fascinating workings behind the most banal of phenomena Updated Jul 31, 2017 05:11pm

NON-FICTION: Was the euro a mistake?

Although the theory of a single currency may hold weight, its practical implementations leave much to be desired Published Feb 05, 2017 06:59am

Potential for reform

Senior members of Pakistan’s civil service examine the existing structure of the system and highlight the areas where Published Nov 06, 2016 06:47am

Hegemon of the world

Noam Chomsky’s latest book is a compilation of essays that seeks to answer questions such as Who Rules the World? Published Sep 11, 2016 08:17am

Lessons in trickle-up economics

Joseph E. Stiglitz’s latest publication is a scathing, statistically-backed indictment of modern-day capitalism, which Published Jun 12, 2016 07:33am

Let’s talk about Urdu

The sessions based around Pakistan’s qaumi zubaan introduced a variety of thoughts Published Apr 24, 2016 08:10am

The mushaira

ILF carried on the tradition of the Urdu mushaira by inviting around 20 poets representing both the younger... Published Apr 24, 2016 08:08am