Rizwana Naqvi

Safety in your hands

Safety in your hands

How often are you told by your mother, or any other elder in the house, to wash your hands before you start ... Published 09 Oct, 2021 07:47am
FICTION: LOVE AND SPIES

FICTION: LOVE AND SPIES

Omar Shahid Hamid’s latest novel is yet another unputdownable thriller, spanning the murky waters of South Asian politics and a Published 18 Jul, 2021 07:08am
The signs speak

The signs speak

Think for a while. You are visiting a country you have never been to before and you do not know its language, and ... Published 12 Jun, 2021 07:53am
Dignity of labour

Dignity of labour

Today is a holiday. Not only because it’s Saturday and school is off, but also because it’s a public holiday on... Published 01 May, 2021 06:00am
LAW: HARD LESSONS

LAW: HARD LESSONS

The passage of a bill on corporal punishment, protecting the rights of innocent schoolchildren in Islamabad, is a much-needed... Published 11 Apr, 2021 07:08am
NON-FICTION: SURVIVING THE HOLOCAUST

NON-FICTION: SURVIVING THE HOLOCAUST

Seventy five years after the liberation of Auschwitz, English readers get an extraordinary account of life in a concentration... Published 28 Feb, 2021 07:36am
The colours in our eyes

The colours in our eyes

Arshad had brown eyes as did all his family members and most people around him. Published 13 Feb, 2021 06:01am
SOCIETY: WITH FATHER BY THE SIDE

SOCIETY: WITH FATHER BY THE SIDE

Paternity leave, a relatively new concept in Pakistan, promotes parent-child bonding, improves outcomes for... Published 29 Nov, 2020 06:54am
Embracing our abilities

Embracing our abilities

Saqib was sitting quietly on a bench, watching his peers play during the lunch break. Published 28 Nov, 2020 08:01am
The power of forgiveness

The power of forgiveness

You must have heard the saying ‘To err is human, to forgive divine’. Published 30 Oct, 2020 07:15am
Go ahead, ask a stupid question

Go ahead, ask a stupid question

Sarah was a studious and curious girl. Her mind was always active, with a lot of questions always popping up there... Published 26 Sep, 2020 07:00am
SOCIETY: CITIES OF LOST CHILDREN

SOCIETY: CITIES OF LOST CHILDREN

Children are gregarious by nature and restrictions because of the pandemic may have negative effects on their cognitive and... Published 06 Sep, 2020 07:02am
For the love of books

For the love of books

I love reading and can read anything I can lay my hands on ... Published 08 Aug, 2020 06:43am
NON-FICTION: MORE TO LIFE...

NON-FICTION: MORE TO LIFE...

At first glance, the title Collect Moments, Not Things: Ideas and Inspiration for Creating a Life to Remember by... Published 05 Jul, 2020 07:04am
SOCIETY: LETTING THEM GO

SOCIETY: LETTING THEM GO

The coronavirus pandemic has hit domestic staff and attendants particularly hard. Many employers have let them go out of fears... Published 05 Jul, 2020 07:04am
Fight against food waste

Fight against food waste

“Haven’t I told you many times not to leave food on your plate and take only what you can eat?” Published 06 Jun, 2020 07:38am
World Water Day: Water is life

World Water Day: Water is life

The geography teacher says that water covers more than two-thirds of the earth’s surface — that makes it a lot ... Published 21 Mar, 2020 06:50am