WHO WAS MAJOR ISHAQ?

WHO WAS MAJOR ISHAQ?

Today is the 100th birth anniversary of Major Ishaq Muhammad, who fought for the British in Burma and for Pakistan in Kashmir...
Updated 05 Apr, 2021 03:30pm
ESSAY: THE HIERARCHY OF TEARS

ESSAY: THE HIERARCHY OF TEARS

The sharing of an article laying out a Pakistani perspective on the US elections leads to accusations of insensitivity by a white
Updated 05 Apr, 2021 03:30am
EXHIBITION: THE ART OF WAR

EXHIBITION: THE ART OF WAR

Adeela Suleman’s show references historic Turkish mercenaries to reaffirm the artist’s stance on war, terror and uncontrolled
Published 28 Mar, 2021 06:28am

ESSAY: SAVING THE GHAZAL

Shamsur Rahman Faruqi recovered the poetic Urdu genre from colonial dismissal, and for that we are ever grateful
Updated 04 Apr, 2021 04:36pm

FESTIVAL: CHANGING DYNAMICS

Nuanced discussions about the changing landscapes of global politics and domestic social dynamics marked many of the sessions at
Published 04 Apr, 2021 06:45am
BOOKS IN BRIEF

BOOKS IN BRIEF

In her collection of poetry, reflections and prose, the writer — an advocate for women’s empowerment, children’s rights and peace
Published 28 Mar, 2021 06:28am
SOUNDCHECK: SELF AWARENESS

SOUNDCHECK: SELF AWARENESS

Jaubi’s instrumental track Satanic Nafs is a heartbreakingly beautiful amalgam of South Asian classical with Western jazz
Published 04 Apr, 2021 07:43am
THE GRAPEVINE

THE GRAPEVINE

This is quite interesting. The lovely and talented Saba Qamar has, reportedly, nodded in the affirmative to a marriage proposal.
Published 04 Apr, 2021 07:24am
THE TUBE

THE TUBE

The much-maligned (for belonging to the red-light area) stepmother Nargis (Rabia Butt) finally wins over Rakhshi’s (Maya Ali)
Published 04 Apr, 2021 07:13am
SOUNDCHECK: ODE TO LOVE

SOUNDCHECK: ODE TO LOVE

Banur’s Band is committed to showcasing indigenous music from Balochistan and its latest release Laili, does so with ecstatic
Published 28 Mar, 2021 06:29am
Business & Finance
Catch 22 situation

Catch 22 situation

Will the increase in the base wheat price from Rs1,400 to Rs1,800 de-incentivise greed or work the other way round?
Published 05 Apr, 2021 06:29am
Mired in indecisiveness

Mired in indecisiveness

Effective governments deal with difficult issues in difficult situations and then stick to their decisions
Published 05 Apr, 2021 06:29am