Rizwana Naqvi

Going abroad, but why?

While perception does influence choices when it comes to higher education... Published Feb 07, 2020 07:25am

Unique libraries

If you need to check a reference or want to read one of your favourite writers’ latest book but do not want to buy... Updated Feb 02, 2020 07:45am

Why malls? Why not?

MOST people believe that the trend of visiting malls has been on the rise of late. “It’s so convenient. You go ... Published Dec 28, 2019 11:04pm

What’s in a brand?

WE have all heard people complimenting and asking each other about their favourite brands. Be it a wedding or a... Published Dec 28, 2019 10:54pm

Our Quaid, in the eyes of others

Come the month of December and we, as a nation, begin preparations to celebrate the birthday of one of the... Published Dec 21, 2019 07:10am

NON-FICTION: UP THE TOILET

With November 19 being World Toilet Day, a book from Indian Gujarat charts the challenges and success of a programme to Published Nov 17, 2019 07:19am

Too shy to speak

Shyness can prevent a person from reaching his or her full potential and being noticed, but there are ways to... Published Nov 09, 2019 06:03am

GROWING OLD IN PAKISTAN

From mobility to health to loneliness, a number of issues plague the lives of the senior citizens of the country. Updated Jul 08, 2019 07:42am

Shall it be the heart or the mind?

SAYS Naeem, a father of five: “I wanted at least one of my children to study medicine and become a doctor. Though... Published Feb 08, 2019 07:01am

Irritatingly elaborate affairs

MRS Ahmed was quite happy, and was receiving the guests with a smile and a tinge of pride on her face. Why ... Published Jan 31, 2019 07:05am

Shopping convenience

THERE were times when one would go to the local market and spend hours selecting whatever one wanted to buy –... Published Jan 31, 2019 07:05am

FICTION: EMPIRE’S LAST SONGS

A debut novel traces the lives of four pampered Afghan sisters over four decades as well as that of a rebellious maid Published Jan 20, 2019 08:58am

HEALTH: BROKEN BY CHILDBIRTH

One million women worldwide suffer from this preventable condition and for many in Pakistan, being stigmatised Published May 13, 2018 07:20am

PROFILE: THE PASSIONATE ARCHAEOLOGIST

Archaeologist and Director of the State Bank Museum and Art Gallery, Dr Asma Ibrahim shows what can be achieved through Published Oct 29, 2017 06:05am

SOCIETY: OUTSOURCING JUSTICE

Fifteen years after Mukhtaran’s ordeal, the jirga and panchayat systems still fail to provide justice to women Published Aug 20, 2017 07:52am