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Asha’ar Rehman

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

Against ‘expectations’

The changeover that was discussed all through the year came about swiftly when it was due Published Jan 02, 2017 06:51pm

The usual poison

There is every reason to believe that those who brought the booze to the party did so in good faith. Published Dec 30, 2016 01:39am

Daughter’s day

It is remarkable just how fast Maryam Nawaz has travelled on the highway to where she is, or soon will be. Updated Dec 23, 2016 01:15pm

Letter to the prince of somewhere

Pakistanis simply love to write letters to addresses that are non-existent and people who are no more. Published Dec 16, 2016 01:16am

Salam Basant

The Salam declaration created a positive example to rival the ground realities. Published Dec 09, 2016 01:07am

Habits change at 49

As the party begins the 50th year of its life, there are calls that it must reorganise itself at the basic level. Published Dec 02, 2016 01:55am

Some more home truths

It is most certainly a manifesto that would leave the most debilitated slave with not a moment to contemplate rebellion. Updated Nov 25, 2016 10:44am

People versus corruption

What all is happening to reconfirm that ours is a normal functioning society? Published Nov 18, 2016 01:12am