Humair Ishtiaq

FESTIVAL: FESTIVAL BEYOND LITERATURE

FESTIVAL: FESTIVAL BEYOND LITERATURE

Hit by fears of the coronavirus, the Karachi Literature Festival nevertheless managed to pull off what is still the

Published Mar 08, 2020 08:35am
FICTION: WHAT'S IN A TRANSLATION?

FICTION: WHAT'S IN A TRANSLATION?

From inter-cultural to intra-cultural orientations, the world owes much to those who have translated works of...

Updated Feb 02, 2020 12:32pm
FICTION: A SYMPHONIC DEBUT

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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