S.M. Shahid


Music speaks louder than words for an autistic child, but there are no music teachers for children with special needs Published Sep 30, 2018 06:28am


With no dearth of talent in Pakistan, the tone-deaf treatment of classical music by the government and corporate sector Published Nov 26, 2017 06:57am

In focus: Keeping old melodies alive

The last six decades have seen strange things happening to music in this country. First, there was a wealth of... Published Oct 20, 2013 08:44am

Ravi Shankar and Sitar were synonymous

I CAN’T say about other music lovers who were born during the middle of the last century, but I became familiar with the word sitar and its sound when I heard the name Ravi Shankar. In other words, sitar and Ravi Shankar were synonymous. Published Dec 12, 2012 09:10pm

Trial and error

iv id= “Why is it that people underestimate and downplay everything that is done on a trial and error basis?” To... Published Apr 04, 2010 12:00am

Education and learning

iv id= “Frankly speaking, education is a racket,” said Babboo. “You have a knack of passing sweeping judgment on ... Published Mar 21, 2010 12:00am