Sa’adia Reza

Crepe’s desi cousin

Crepe’s desi cousin

You don’t have to be south Indian to enjoy a dose of dosa

Published Jun 07, 2015 07:01am


Don’t put off cleaning your oven, it is not as difficult as it seems

Updated Mar 15, 2015 08:59am
Food’s Holy Triangle

Food’s Holy Triangle

The samosa is the most delicious little immigrant South Asia has ever seen!

Updated Jan 19, 2015 04:48pm

Ain’t no mountain high enough

Braving rugged terrains, extreme weather, and the limits of physical and mental strength is merely part of the ...

Published Jan 12, 2014 07:31am

Basking in the rays

Certain things in life are immutable. Where there is cause, there will be effect, and where there is a demand,...

Published Nov 17, 2013 07:44am
Selling songs of sorrow

Selling songs of sorrow

The sombre posters at a shop in Saddar’s Rainbow Centre, Karachi, are a sure sign that the month of Muharram is on...

Published Nov 10, 2013 07:59am
A cut above the rest

A cut above the rest

The dark, dreary stretch to the cow and goat mandi sharply contrasts with the hubbub of the mandi itself. There are...

Updated Oct 14, 2013 02:12pm

Marching on

Although women have been part of Pakistan’s armed forces since the country’s inception, they were mainly...

Updated Sep 01, 2013 08:11am

In black and white

Many believe that Pakistan’s publishing industry is in the death throes but Sa’adia Reza discovers that the case may...

Published May 19, 2013 09:56am

Copyrights and wrongs

Imitation is not always the sincerest form of flattery, and when it comes to books, it’s never the case. Piracy is ...

Published May 19, 2013 09:55am

In letter, not spirit

The labour force has often remained at the periphery of legal attention, discusses Sa’adia Reza. Legally speaking,...

Published Apr 28, 2013 09:55am

Need to devolve tax collection

SINCE devolution of fiscal, administrative and legislative powers, the provincial governments have a freer hand in deciding matters of economy, expenses and allocating development funds according to their own

Published Apr 08, 2013 08:36am
Battling the budget

Battling the budget

A recent report by the Planning Commission of Pakistan shows that the annual average cost for bare human survival has shot up from Rs785 to Rs1805 in the past six years, which — according to the UNDP national report for 2012 — is the prime concern for cit

Published Feb 10, 2013 03:49am
Treasure trove

Treasure trove

When the Titanic sank, little did the world know that even almost a century later, its antiques would be auctioned ...

Published Jan 06, 2013 05:28am
Steeped in tradition

Steeped in tradition

Sa'adia Reza describes the intricate design of a tazia.

Published Nov 25, 2012 05:17am
On the move

On the move

Sa’adia Reza explores the rising trend of short-term kidnapping.

Published Nov 18, 2012 05:41am

Suparco set to get global navigation satellite system

KARACHI, Sept 25: Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (Suparco) is in the process of acquiring the global navigation satellite system (GNSS) in collaboration with China, which will give a boost to its satellite communication technology

Published Sep 25, 2012 08:18pm