Salman Khan

Legacy of a wordsmith

Legacy of a wordsmith

Much has been written about Zafar Iqbal Mirza, better known as ZIM, the proverbial last man who recently returned to...

Published 08 Dec, 2019 06:57am
Time to see outside American prism

Time to see outside American prism

Truth, it is said, is the first casualty of war. It means where there is war, there is little or no truth but, at ...

Published 26 Feb, 2018 07:19am
The jewel in the crown

The jewel in the crown

Love for one’s city is considered an article of faith. This seems quite apt at least in case of Lahore which ...

Published 07 Jan, 2018 01:23pm

Best of times, worst of times…

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was...

Published 30 Jul, 2017 07:17am
Dawn staffer Mehdi Haider passes away

Dawn staffer Mehdi Haider passes away

LAHORE: Syed Mehdi Haider, senior sub-editor in Dawn Lahore, died of liver cancer in Karachi on Sunday. He was 53.He...

Published 05 Jun, 2017 06:59am
Book fair – a breath of fresh air

Book fair – a breath of fresh air

LAHORE: Notwithstanding the technological advancements and easily accessible online sources of information and...

Published 05 Feb, 2017 06:57am

There’s a lot in a name

LAHORE: There is a flood of books on the market but precious little work on various aspects of language and...

Published 03 Oct, 2015 05:42am
The cricket literature

The cricket literature

The introduction to two new books at the LLF was a delight to be at. The event coincided with the cricket World Cup.

Published 23 Feb, 2015 07:06am
Time to teach history, not ideology

Time to teach history, not ideology

‘The Struggle for Pakistan: A Muslim Homeland and Global Politics’ by Ayesha Jalal is a welcome addition to the...

Published 22 Feb, 2015 06:39am