Hajrah Mumtaz

Alice’s restaurant

Musician, mathematician, singer, satirist ... how much more talent can be asked for? Published Dec 16, 2019 07:19am

‘Sincerely, L. Cohen’

Cohen’s voice in song is unique, yet crucial is the magic of the words he employs. Published Dec 02, 2019 07:06am

Absent today

Over the years, the state has abdicated even its basic responsibilities. Published Nov 04, 2019 07:07am

Under pressure

The first condition for reading is literacy. That is where we are failing. Published Oct 21, 2019 07:09am

Changing times

Is it a good or bad thing for the young to access digital resources for knowledge? Published Sep 09, 2019 06:47am

Ugly realities

Even when presented with scientific findings, many continue to deny climate change. Published Aug 26, 2019 06:48am

Epoch of its own

Somewhere out there is a cherry-red Tesla Roadster reflecting Earth’s image. Published Jul 29, 2019 06:59am

Sharing the planet

Imported animals are barely offered protection. Published Jul 15, 2019 07:01am

Turning tides

There is an increasing predilection for social media to bring home the word. Published Jul 01, 2019 07:14am

Digital blitz

The advertising world has turned murky in modern times. Published Jun 17, 2019 06:51am

Failing, flailing

Private schools continue to operate as cartels holding society hostage. Published Jun 03, 2019 07:27am

Cost of security

Efforts to provide safety to the citizenry are, across the board, lacking. Published May 20, 2019 07:12am

Shop talk

Speed and precision are essential, and can be sometimes brutal. Published Apr 22, 2019 06:59am

Austerity measures

Does the state have the right to regulate the private lives of citizens? Published Apr 08, 2019 07:13am

Lethal gun culture

Pakistan has 11 firearms in civilian hands per 100 people. Published Mar 25, 2019 07:10am

Final frontier

The very idea of science fiction becoming reality is utterly beguiling. Published Mar 11, 2019 07:37am

Pound of flesh

In their helplessness, people in need of funds turn to Shylocks. Published Feb 25, 2019 07:10am

Ode to news

Newsmen today tend no longer to have ink-stained fingers. Published Feb 11, 2019 07:13am