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Rizwana Naqvi

Shall it be the heart or the mind?

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
Shopping convenience

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
Irritatingly elaborate affairs

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
FICTION: EMPIRE’S LAST SONGS

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

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

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

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
Invisible combatants

Invisible combatants

Stories of survival from women in some of the world’s most dangerous places Published Feb 12, 2017 07:23am
For a better world

For a better world

Taking a look at what Saarc has managed to achieve in the 30 years since its inception Published Nov 13, 2016 06:36am
The invisible workers

The invisible workers

There are more than an estimated 12 million child labourers in Pakistan, it’s time for the government to tackle this Updated Jun 18, 2016 02:55pm
Going back to nature

Going back to nature

Water in the Wilderness is a study of the biological and cultural diversity of Pakistan, and makes us understand the Updated May 03, 2016 12:03am
Thar: Dry as dust

Thar: Dry as dust

The thirst of Thar’s most-vulnerable is yet to be quenched. They struggle to access clean water despite govt projects. Updated Mar 27, 2016 12:13pm
Wondrous women

Wondrous women

Meet eight remarkable Pakistani women making a mark in the spheres of politics and governance. Updated Mar 06, 2016 12:53pm