Faisal Iqbal

A misquoted historical text

Columbia University historian Mannan Ahmad Asif discussed two important historical treatises -- Chachhnama by Ali... Published 20 Mar, 2022 07:16am
Saying it through satire

Saying it through satire

An icon of what is called golden era of TV and theatre in Pakistan, Salman Shahid, and known social media comedian... Published 20 Mar, 2022 07:16am
In shoemakers’ shoes

In shoemakers’ shoes

Some lament declining sales in recent years, partially because of the pandemic. Updated 20 Aug, 2021 09:06am
Footprints: WAITING FOR A MIRACLE

Footprints: WAITING FOR A MIRACLE

IN the main chamber of the shrine, there is the calm of a mild winter afternoon, the light scent of incense. The... Published 13 Feb, 2018 07:01am
Islands of still time

Islands of still time

“Kya hae jo mumkinaat mein nahin....thumey huwey waqt kay jazeerey bhi tu mumkin hein...,” (What’s not within... Published 07 Jan, 2018 01:13pm
Footprints: the trail goes cold

Footprints: the trail goes cold

HIS gaze fixed on a portion of the narrow dirt track winding through lush green maize fields, the white-bearded... Updated 24 Feb, 2017 10:53am
Narrowing of identity

Narrowing of identity

'Mazar to Madressah' LLF session explores role of institutions, each with own dynamic, relation to state, on religion. Updated 21 Feb, 2016 09:37am

Sugarcoating bitter facts

LAHORE: A good cartoon entertains and informs the public without causing humiliation to anybody.This was consensus... Published 13 Dec, 2015 07:09am
Not just bricks and tar

Not just bricks and tar

Govt's plan to compensate for houses to be acquired for Orange Line Metro Train Project is no relief for residents. Updated 04 Dec, 2015 09:27am
Literary discourse — not lost yet

Literary discourse — not lost yet

A session entitled ‘The lost art of literary conversation’ was a discussion on Asif Furrukhi’s book comprising... Published 23 Feb, 2015 07:05am
The emergence of the recluse

The emergence of the recluse

Attending a gathering where Abdullah Hussain talks about his experiences and works is such a rare opportunity that ... Published 23 Feb, 2015 07:05am
Pluralism — the only solution

Pluralism — the only solution

We need to realise that our history did not begin with the arrival of Muhammad Bin Qasim in Sindh. It can be traced... Published 22 Feb, 2015 06:39am