Shahzad Sharjeel

Basest instincts

Basest instincts

Who knows when the ‘tipping point’ materialises? Published 29 Jan, 2023 06:19am
Ponds to ponder

Ponds to ponder

What if a cabinet had to be picked from among almost 2bn people?... Published 17 Dec, 2022 07:16am
Corrupt absolutely

Corrupt absolutely

The corruption narrative is on its last legs... Updated 12 Nov, 2022 09:08am
Me-too to Gentoo

Me-too to Gentoo

Pakistan does not lag behind in female heroes. Published 19 Oct, 2022 07:44am
Soft panhandling

Soft panhandling

Nobody visits the country ruled by the Kims, while K-pop is all the rage. Published 19 Sep, 2022 09:03am
Formula none

Formula none

The teams were taught to play rough and dirty... Published 21 Aug, 2022 04:34am
Courting disaster

Courting disaster

No Latin term has of late become as much a part of the daily language as ‘suo motu’. Updated 29 Jul, 2022 09:50am
Politics of art

Politics of art

The real artists better be allowed to express themselves. Published 27 Jun, 2022 07:17am
Rivers of Babylon

Rivers of Babylon

Reports continue to mention countries in this region — Iran, Pakistan and India — as amongst the most water-stressed in the world. Updated 31 May, 2022 10:30am
The economics of Eidi

The economics of Eidi

Eidi survives in its earliest form as elders consider it to be a valuable tool for training the young in financial management. Published 02 May, 2022 01:17pm
‘Haughty culture’

‘Haughty culture’

We see the importance of the economy but insist that it exists in some bubble outside culture and the society that practises it. Updated 25 Apr, 2022 08:17am
Spare some change?

Spare some change?

Who turns the ‘Muqaddimah’ into a two-page precis for aspirants?... Published 20 Mar, 2022 07:37am
Iceberg in desert

Iceberg in desert

Climate change is far more devastating for the rural poor. Published 21 Feb, 2022 07:09am
What the hack?

What the hack?

Is it fair for the absent to decide the fate of the present? Published 23 Jan, 2022 07:06am
December blues

December blues

Maybe we can start learning each other’s language. Published 12 Dec, 2021 06:54am
‘Lala’ land

‘Lala’ land

Financial literacy may rescue our artists from an impecunious state. Published 17 Nov, 2021 06:41am
Apples & melons

Apples & melons

Why compare prices at home with indices elsewhere? Published 14 Oct, 2021 07:04am