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Rizwana Naqvi

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

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

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

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

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

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