The Toshakhana scandal presents a story of Pakistani greed. Imran Khan is hardly the first leader to have dipped into the state
A couple of wins by the national side on a European tour had the Pakistan Hockey Federation touting it as the sport getting back
A young landlord from Sindh has defied his village’s conventions and stereotypes and used his own resources to help girls and poor
Is AI-generated art really creative? It depends on the presentation
Kautilya, a teacher at the ancient University of Taxila (300 BC) and author of the Arthashastra — a survival guide for statesmen
Imran Khan's supporters have acquired a new political entity that requires the demonisation of the 'other'.
When it comes to the local delicacy called ‘rosh’, Al-Dubai Restaurant and Garden on Quetta Highway has achieved perfection.
‘My wife and I have never been on the same page over parenting’
Drying flowers and foliage from your garden is a great way to preserve your harvest, and decorate your home
The future of solar is bright. Countries around the world are opting for the relatively inexpensive power generation source,...
An intrepid, patriotic parliamentarian takes to the skies for the sake of Pakistan’s image
Arshad Nadeem’s heroics at the Tokyo Olympics created a new interest in the sport of javelin throwing in Pakistan. Meet Pakistan’s
Gynaecologists and new mothers were among those who were pushed to their limits through the three waves of the pandemic
This year’s Art Dubai saw Canvas Gallery showcasing Wardha Shabbir’s vibrant miniature paintings, enthralling audiences abroad
Illustrated manuscripts from the Middle Ages, such as the Régime du corps, offer a window into many aspects of everyday mediaeval
The Pakistani diaspora have yet to come to terms with the realities that triggered the ouster of Imran Khan’s failing regime.
Discover the versatility of the humble oat, a power-packed cereal grain that can be used to whip up many delicious and healthy
‘My parents don’t want me to get married’
All your gardening queries answered here
Weeks after former Prime Minister Imran Khan first claimed an American conspiracy to oust his government, he and his party...
An inspiring book of personal narratives from across the world reflects the enormous changes taking place in the lives of women
A slow-burner of a novel has a quirkily intriguing protagonist, but is hampered by the author’s surprising lack of control over
Former diplomat Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry’s memoir provides a full background of almost all foreign affairs issues relating to Pakistan
Hoori Noorani of the publishing house Maktaba-e-Danyal told me some months ago that she had found some fascinating...
After the miserable conditions of a government hospital in Setpur, as featured in the author’s earlier novel Tholly, readers get
Two respected academics’ book about the genesis and nature of the contemporary crisis in the country’s media is a valuable...
A slim volume by a Marxist historian theorises without pulling punches how the Pakistani state manifests its control over the...
A dream-like debut novel indicates clearly that its author has both talent and a gifted intellect, despite its deficiencies in...
“Myths, legends, tales, they are all part of our heritage which mark the way we think, live and see the world,”...
A new book is history from the perspective of a woman who experienced so much of it and an important chronology of how Pakistan
Combining an intriguing plot with fascinating characters and a tragic conclusion, a 19th century qissa is an excellent read that
Murtuza Y. Mandviwalla — chairman and CEO of the Mandviwalla Motors Group — has spent over 40 years in...
I have written more than once about a fascinating, deeply meaningful and yet, at first glance, somewhat odd beseeching of a very
A scholarly new book endeavours to unravel how the Subcontinent’s 19th century Muslim community came to see itself as a nation
A scholar of environmental studies traces the linkages between Pakistani women’s creative works and eco-feminism
In many ways, John le Carre’s swansong, Silverview, is an affirmation of his brilliance as one of the last great...
During a holiday from the school I was teaching at in mid-1990s Peshawar, I was fortunate to spend a few days in...
Arif Hasan’s writings on land and housing are an example of engaged scholarship, an effort to find ways to create a future city...
Traversing issues of exile, identity, mental illness, love, grief, parenthood, superstition and the environment, Elif Shafak’s...
A book attempts to discover the various influences, the evolution and development of our syncretic culture and ethos