Despite her colonial prejudices, Charlotte Canning, wife of the governor-general during the Great ‘Mutiny’ of 1857,
An exciting book by an accomplished anthropologist lays bare the history of petroglyphs in Sindh through millennia
Like millions of other kids in Pakistan, Shahdad Marri was deprived of education because of abject poverty. Remarkably
A travelogue of great erudition, but also a heartfelt lament about the ecological degradation of the author’s native
In Balochistan, a mound that could be the vestiges of a stupa, needs urgent protection from vandalism
The authors and executors of the ‘billion-tree tsunami’ had no idea what they should be planting.
Nobel laureate V.S. Naipaul died on August 11, 2018. He will be different to different people but the world has
The fantastical tales surrounding the nau-gaza shrines of supposedly holy men in Gujrat are mostly that: fantastical
It is strange but intriguing that there is hardly any historical reference to a fortification of this scale
The Sharda Temple in the valley of Kishanganga represents the typical features of Kashmiri temple architecture
A journalist’s travels through Pakistan to reinstil faith in and hope for the country
Legend has it that 40 brothers worshipped at the peak of Chehel Abdal near Chakwal. Now it is mostly a spot for
Within 50 years of independence, we shut down some priceless railway lines bequeathed to us by the Raj
Shabbir Ahmad Rana, the Central Zone chief conservator of forests, has got his facts all wrong. This is evident from...
Clearing the myths and romanticisation around the Silk Route
A monumental 1,500-year-old oak on the way to Nathiagali exerts a pull, again
Accidents between trains and motor vehicles trying to run across approaching trains are very commonplace nowadays....
Mystery shrouds the burial place of Hathi Khan Gakkhar who died in ignominy
Dawn Metro (Oct 26, 2017) reported that Punjab Inspector General (IG) Arif Nawaz Khan has given the go-ahead for...
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