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Humair Ishtiaq

FICTION: A SYMPHONIC DEBUT

Though a first-timer, Haroon Khalid Akhtar displays the ability of a veteran to captivate readers as much with the Published Apr 14, 2019 07:08am

POETRY: BEYOND COMPARTMENTALISATION

Undeniably one of the most powerful voices to have graced the world of Urdu, Zehra Nigah’s latest offering reinforces Published Feb 24, 2019 09:29am

FICTION: FLIGHTS OF SYMBOLISM

Mustansar Hussain Tarar’s latest novel embarks on an allegorical journey to deal with issues of religious interpretation Published Jan 27, 2019 07:01am

X-SQUARE: MOHSIN IN THE HOT SEAT

Mohsin Hasan Khan, the head of the newly formed ‘Cricket Committee’, has some pending questions to answer Published Nov 04, 2018 07:07am

X-SQUARE: FRESH BEGINNINGS?

The names being touted for providing PCB its new direction — Misbah, Intikhab and Wasim — have their own merits and Published Oct 21, 2018 07:27am

X-SQUARE: CORNERED FLUKES

We have allowed the legacy of the 1992 World Cup triumph to stand in our own path, to cover up our lack of professional Updated Jan 11, 2019 05:19pm

X-SQUARE: THE FRONT MEN

In Alastair Cook’s retirement, England has lost a formidable opening batsman. A look back at some of Pakistan’s best at Published Sep 23, 2018 06:41am

X-SQUARE: THE OSTRICH IN US

Led by the hockey team, the performance of the national contingent at the Asian Games was dismal, but not unexpected. Published Sep 09, 2018 06:56am

X-SQUARE: A TALE OF TWO AKMALS

Among the several families that have represented Pakistan in cricket, the Akmals stand out for the contrasting Published Jul 29, 2018 07:31am

On the streets of Karachi

For Karachi and Karachiites, this year’s election is a new phenomenon. They actually have to think. Updated Jul 24, 2018 12:49pm

FICTION: BETWEEN THE LINES

The 10 short tales in Asghar Nadeem Syed’s collection reek of resistance literature which has its own meaning in today’s Published Jul 15, 2018 06:25am

Our sceptical ‘common man’

IT’s election time and the common man — the beloved of every single political party worth its name — seems to... Published Jul 09, 2018 06:04am

X-SQUARE: KEEPING PACE WITH THE TIMES

There is a running thread that links football, hockey and cricket on the global stage. If you live in the past, you are Published Jul 01, 2018 07:08am