Safiya Aftab

Afghans in Pakistan

Afghans in Pakistan

In spite of the integration of Afghans into Pakistan’s economy, the official policy is to treat them as temporary residents. Published 29 Jul, 2022 08:29am
NON-FICTION: CHRONICLES OF POWER

NON-FICTION: CHRONICLES OF POWER

Benazir Bhutto during her first tenure as prime minister at the PTV headquarters, Islamabad, in 1988 with PTV’s... Updated 16 Nov, 2021 08:38pm
NON-FICTION: THE OTHER PAKISTAN

NON-FICTION: THE OTHER PAKISTAN

An anthology of essays is an eclectic cultural history of sorts of Pakistan, attempting to look at the country beyond the... Published 18 Oct, 2020 07:14am
NON-FICTION: A RURAL RENAISSANCE

NON-FICTION: A RURAL RENAISSANCE

Making villages active in governance processes is crucial for national progress, argues a development practitioner Published 09 Sep, 2018 06:55am
NON-FICTION: MEMORY IN EXILE

NON-FICTION: MEMORY IN EXILE

Split: A Life is an outspoken account that lays bare the life of its author with all its foibles and frills Published 10 Jun, 2018 06:53am
NON-FICTION: A HISTORY OF PERSECUTION

NON-FICTION: A HISTORY OF PERSECUTION

Farahnaz Ispahani’s 2015 book, recently published in Pakistan, documents discrimination against religious minorities, Published 12 Nov, 2017 06:56am
FICTION: WHAT IT MEANS TO BE HUMAN

FICTION: WHAT IT MEANS TO BE HUMAN

English translations of short stories by a leading light of Urdu literature opens up her writing to the world Updated 14 May, 2017 06:15am
FICTION: Girls will be boys

FICTION: Girls will be boys

Dressing up a daughter to pose as a son may benefit the family temporarily, but what effect does it have on the child Published 12 Mar, 2017 07:25am
Local flavour

Local flavour

A classic from English literature is given a Pakistani treatment Published 01 Jan, 2017 10:43am