The sharing of an article laying out a Pakistani perspective on the US elections leads to accusations of insensitivity by a white
Asad Zaman has been a club waiter and a ball-picker on tennis courts. But by virtue of a consuming passion for tennis, hard work
Women travelling without male companions in Pakistan obviously have to consider the issue of safety. But how much of the wariness
A fierce battle over a famed Pissarro painting inflames the art world
If we probe deeper into any phenomena — astronomy, the cycle of life, mathematics — we arrive at the concept of...
Pragmatic centrism and the need to remain a bridge between Sindh’s electorate and the economic and political fruits of federalism
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Beautifying your home with plants has been scientifically proven to relieve stress, ease tension, help banish depression
As the NED Engineering University in Karachi turns 100, an academic fondly looks back at the history of engineering
Thousands of ordinary Pakistani women are breaking traditional beliefs about what women should be like by openly sharing their
The national cricket team is touring South Africa for three ODIs and four T20 matches followed by another three T20s and two tests
Electronic voting machines can have numerous benefits but are no panacea for electoral fraud. In fact, they may be more vulnerable
Adeela Suleman’s show references historic Turkish mercenaries to reaffirm the artist’s stance on war, terror and uncontrolled
Four artists present metaphorical portraits of their native homelands
Why do some nations refer to their countries as their fatherland and some as their motherland?
As if things were not strange enough in the Land of the Pure, Pakistan became one big Zoom meeting of senility
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There are few slow news days in Pakistan, but with hotly contested senate elections, a hurried vote of confidence, ‘spy’ cameras
The 12th Karachi Literature Festival was a digital event with audiences forced to take part only from their homes. But it still
Shamsur Rahman Faruqi recovered the poetic Urdu genre from colonial dismissal, and for that we are ever grateful
Often, when I’m bored with the books I’ve been reading or with the enforced solitude of lockdown, I return to my...
The Zeenat Haroon Rashid (ZHR) Writing Prize for Women, now in its third year, is accepting submissions for the 2021...
Nuanced discussions about the changing landscapes of global politics and domestic social dynamics marked many of the sessions at
A work of creative non-fiction presents a gritty and frank portrayal of criminal life in the suburbs, written by a talented writer
The world has been struggling under travel bans, lockdowns and limits on freedom for the last year because of the...
In her collection of poetry, reflections and prose, the writer — an advocate for women’s empowerment, children’s rights and peace
Victoria Schofield’s latest book is less a critically analysed biography of Benazir Bhutto, and more a celebration of a long
The publishing of an Iftikhar Arif collection of poems often becomes a momentous literary occasion. His latest is no less...
An American sociologist examines indigenous Pakistani resistance to violent extremism through the arts, religious teachin...
A debut novel is full of sparkling prose and fast-paced action, but also carries a measure of predictability...
In Karachi, the Sindh Culture Department and the Arts Council of Pakistan recently organised a national conference ...
Eos speaks to the author of The Khan about a desi crime syndicate in modern-day Britain
A Kashmir-born British writer’s latest book, like his past four, is a lyrical, multi-layered exploration of his dual inheritance
‘Composing a good sher [verse] in the short metre merits a certificate of perfection (kamaal ki daleel) in the...
A gripping debut novel seems like The Godfather set in Bradford, but is more than just a crime thriller. It is also a searing
A monograph on the writers and readers of popular digest fiction presents a first scholarly study of a woefully under-explored...
A Pakistani sci-fi novel imagines an inter-galactic war between good and evil being played out on the streets of Pakistan...
A scholarly Western study of God and His attributes, as delineated in the Quran and Hadith, is a surprisingly accessible read...