Ilhan Niaz’s latest book on the background dynamics of the British Raj provides valuable insights into today’s...
Two novelettes offer an empathetic portrayal of the brutal effects political environment and economic conditions
A nephew traces his uncle’s lost love in Turkey, some 40 years after his uncle’s death
Revisiting Iraq after more than five decades a former resident of Baghdad discovers nothing is as it was
Quite aside from the charming flavour of its original Urdu diction, a new novel succeeds in stirring a deep emotional
A polemical new book looks at the rise of the popularly elected dictator around the world
An English translation does justice to Mustansar Hussain Tarar’s deeply insightful novel
There’s room for improvement still in Pakistan Railways but at least the trains ran on time
Unlike congested, degenerating Murree, this unexplored town in Azad Jammu and Kashmir reminds you of the fresh air
Umerkot and its people capture what life is like in a quintessential rural town in the country.
An in-depth look at Jawaharlal Nehru’s accomplishments and failures
A small tribal village evolved into a modern global city in shockingly little time
Despite enormous opportunities, tourism trade and industry has not been developed in the region
Once a princely state, Bahawalpur can be reinvented as a truly royal tourist destination
THE British came to the subcontinent with the mindset of introducing the culture of state governance by law in a ...
In search of his roots, Imtiaz Piracha returns to his village after four decades.
PARVEEN Shakir was born on a rainy day in November 1952, in Karachi. By the age of 25, she had made her mark as a...
WHILE reading ‘Kawwa Bhonkta Kiyon Hai,’ in Mumtaz Hussain’s Lafzon Main Tasweerain, and before reaching the...
QALAM Say Awaz Tak is a highly readable treasure-trove of the history of Urdu broadcasting and various literary...
ALTHOUGH Parvin Shere observes in her introduction to Chund Seepiyan Samandaron Sey, or Pearls from the Ocean, that...