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Salman Rashid

NON-FICTION: ON THE RIGHT TRACKS

A delightful travelogue not only captures the essence of long-distance train travel but imbues the reader with the Published May 26, 2019 06:15am

NON-FICTION: THE MEMSAAB CHRONICLES

Despite her colonial prejudices, Charlotte Canning, wife of the governor-general during the Great ‘Mutiny’ of 1857, Published Nov 18, 2018 06:57am

NON-FICTION: THE SCHOOL OF ROCK

An exciting book by an accomplished anthropologist lays bare the history of petroglyphs in Sindh through millennia Published Nov 04, 2018 07:06am

SOCIETY: THE CHILD WITHOUT DREAMS

Like millions of other kids in Pakistan, Shahdad Marri was deprived of education because of abject poverty. Remarkably Published Oct 21, 2018 07:28am

NON-FICTION: REQUIEM FOR SINDH

A travelogue of great erudition, but also a heartfelt lament about the ecological degradation of the author’s native Published Oct 14, 2018 07:11am

HERITAGE: THE SECRETS OF DUKI

In Balochistan, a mound that could be the vestiges of a stupa, needs urgent protection from vandalism Published Oct 07, 2018 07:00am

Rhetoric & reality

The authors and executors of the ‘billion-tree tsunami’ had no idea what they should be planting. Published Sep 13, 2018 07:15am

OBITUARY: THE NAIPAUL I KNEW

Nobel laureate V.S. Naipaul died on August 11, 2018. He will be different to different people but the world has Published Aug 19, 2018 07:21am

CULTURE: THE ROAMING GIANTS OF YORE

The fantastical tales surrounding the nau-gaza shrines of supposedly holy men in Gujrat are mostly that: fantastical Published Jul 29, 2018 07:31am

HERITAGE: GODDESS OF THE MOUNTAINS

The Sharda Temple in the valley of Kishanganga represents the typical features of Kashmiri temple architecture Published Apr 01, 2018 07:26am

HERITAGE: CHILLAS AND PICNICS

Legend has it that 40 brothers worshipped at the peak of Chehel Abdal near Chakwal. Now it is mostly a spot for Published Mar 11, 2018 06:55am

HERITAGE: ONCE UPON A LINE

Within 50 years of independence, we shut down some priceless railway lines bequeathed to us by the Raj Updated Feb 12, 2018 12:47pm

Poisoning the earth

Shabbir Ahmad Rana, the Central Zone chief conservator of forests, has got his facts all wrong. This is evident from... Published Feb 11, 2018 06:37am

NATURE: THE TREE OF LIFE

A monumental 1,500-year-old oak on the way to Nathiagali exerts a pull, again Published Dec 10, 2017 07:02am