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Salman Rashid

NON-FICTION: THE MEMSAAB CHRONICLES

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Our invisible trains

Accidents between trains and motor vehicles trying to run across approaching trains are very commonplace nowadays.... Published Nov 26, 2017 08:00am