Irfan Aslam

FEATURE: THE DAMMED BOOKS

The ban on import of books from India is having a disastrous effect, not only on the business of bookshops, but also on Published Nov 17, 2019 07:19am

Urdu Science Board in peril

LAHORE: The Task Force on Austerity and Restructuring of the Government under Dr Ishrat Hussain in a recent meeting... Published Mar 17, 2019 06:56am

FESTIVAL: MORE THAN BOOKS AND AUTHORS

Despite shortcomings in its programming and attendance this year, the Lahore Literary Festival is a welcome blessing in Published Mar 03, 2019 07:07am

SOCIETY: TO THINK AND DEBATE

Are festivals such as Lit Fest and ThinkFest engaging the general public or are they just for the elite? Published Jan 27, 2019 07:01am

‘Punjab to remain as it is’

LAHORE: Punjab is not changing and will remain as it is. This was stated by Punjabi activist and writer Amir ... Published Jan 13, 2019 07:21am

Javed Akhtar pores over poetry

LAHORE: Indian poet and screenplay writer Javed Akhtar says he is okay with free verse, but finds prose poem... Published Nov 18, 2018 06:59am

Rewriting Lahore

Lahore is one of those cities in Pakistan which has perhaps got more books written on it than any other city.... Published Nov 05, 2018 06:42am

POETRY: VERSES ON THE EVERYDAY

Two new books of Punjabi poetry by the prolific Najm Hosain Syed continue his exploration of his immediate environment Published Sep 30, 2018 06:28am

SOCIETY: SEA OF FORGOTTEN TALES

Through YouTube and personal dedication, a few individuals are preserving the stories of those who experienced the Published Sep 09, 2018 06:56am