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Asha’ar Rehman

The two and the rest together

Misbah and Younis, who are being hailed as worthy of being placed among the greatest, played in times that required Published May 19, 2017 01:13am

In search of power

Imran Khan chose to be philosophical and all-embracing about the pragmatic union between two dashing sons of Punjab. Updated May 12, 2017 03:32am

What we cannot hide from

There were the usual references to how raids had yielded thousands of kilograms of donkey meat sold most probably as Updated May 05, 2017 01:33am

Tempers on the ‘go’

The harder they try to pretend they are in as much control as they had been earlier the more things look unsettled. Updated Apr 28, 2017 02:00am

A ruling and a country split

Does the Panama ruling live up to its original promise, that it will offer something to everyone? Published Apr 21, 2017 01:20am

The hazards of early predictions

Today’s analyst may be better equipped than yesterday’s observer to gauge the people’s mood. But certain realities Published Apr 14, 2017 03:46am

Dowry anyone?

Society has accepted dowry as a necessary tradition that cannot be discontinued. Published Apr 07, 2017 01:20am

Fixed positions

A PPP with far greater credibility than this Zardari outfit was contained and kept out of the government in the past. Published Mar 31, 2017 03:32am

Campus questions 

Why is the country lacking in a political group that could explore the space created by the rise of the recent Published Mar 24, 2017 01:19am

Route to reform

There is a growing tendency among persons in authority to use their powers to push for objectives outside their official Published Mar 17, 2017 02:44am

And the final word rests with...

The order is that the final is good for us and as patriotic citizens we must all pull up our socks. Published Mar 03, 2017 01:14am

Enter the Rangers

There are no ethnically divided zones in Lahore, ie there are no ready suspects unlike in Karachi. Published Feb 24, 2017 01:54am

The incorrectness of it all

On occasions when the city has been hit by terrorism, there is an immediate desire to pin it on the ‘other’. Published Feb 17, 2017 01:35am

No more Basant...

It is quite remarkable that the decade-long ban has been unable to prevent youngsters from getting into the ‘dirty Updated Feb 10, 2017 10:32am

International connections

It was thought that no place could claim the status of a modern city without a reasonable number of vehicles rushing Published Feb 03, 2017 03:13am

The bus comes to Multan

Multan is still too dazed to comment on all the aspects of the new invention. Published Jan 27, 2017 01:30am

Positive stories anyone?

The system routinely comes up with positive stories to serve to those who still believe in its efficacy. Published Jan 20, 2017 03:24am

Down at the hospital

Many of those who fall ill — especially those struck by what are called ‘serious’ ailments — are forced to look towards Published Jan 13, 2017 01:05am

The counter-wave

Jan 4, 2017, appeared different from all previous incidents relating to public demonstrations in Lahore. Published Jan 06, 2017 12:59pm