In parallel to reforms within the madressah sector, alternatives to madressah education should be improved.
‘Scholarship students’ continue to face discrimination and often struggle to integrate at elite universities.
In a small corner of Karachi’s oldest neighbourhood, a struggling former professional footballer is on a mission
To eliminate plastic usage, lifestyle changes need to be made gradually
Paris Romantique displays artworks from the Romantic era of early 19th century France ironically during a time
Twenty-two artists reflect on the hope represented by the promise of ‘Naya Pakistan’
Electoral analyses of last year’s elections show that 18 pc of women voted differently from their male counterparts.
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‘I want to break my engagement but it would be considered a revolt against family’
Harvesting rainwater is essential in this water-scarce era
In light of the dramatic developments in India-held Jammu and Kashmir — the Indian government’s unilateral revocation of
The Englishwoman who became an inalienable part of Pakistan’s leftist gatherings and, indeed, of the country’s history
Mahoor Shahzad, Pakistan’s reigning badminton champion, comes from a family of athletes and is the first female player
Negative commentary on people’s appearance not only hurts their feelings, it has the potential to affect their physical
Revisiting the history of art and design uncovers the role of artists who traversed boundaries of both fields
Much of our lives are lived in conformity with family values, social structures, local laws, political and economic...
Self-Orientalism actually exposes Orientalism as an idea that eventually ends up doing what it accuses others of doing.
Eidul Azha is synonymous with meat and feasting. Here are a few meat recipes to share with family and friends this Eid
‘I love my best friend’s wife’
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Media personnel on the frontlines of conflict, including reporters, cameramen and photojournalists provide the images
A must-read for those among us willing to critically re-examine our ideas about the past, sets the record straight about
As I write this column, a sense of agitation and urgency threatens to overpower my emotions. Recently, the Indian...
Nobel Prize and Pulitzer Prize-winner Toni Morrison, who died August 5, allowed her imagination to boldly go where no
Arundhati Roy’s most recent novel, The Ministry of Utmost Happiness, is set largely in Delhi and Kashmir and weaves
Health and Sustainable Development Goals for Pakistan Edited by Zulfiqar A. Bhutta and Jai K. Das
An English translation of the jail memoirs of the only surviving member of the Rawalpindi Conspiracy Case accused,
Three collections by British poets give Pakistani English poetry new dimensions
A sequel to a critically acclaimed debut novel allows us to see the lives of characters beyond the last page of the
M.D. Taseer, a leading poet and critic in the early and mid-20th century, gained recognition for his writing under...
A new presentation of Rumi’s verse is visually delightful and, while the English rendition is more interpretation than
A public health specialist urges us to look beyond doctor-patient relationships and at the policymakers
Recently translated into English from Norwegian, a novel explores human loneliness, the power of words and what it means
Hujum-i-fikr se dil misl-i-mauj larze hai Keh shishah nazuk-o-sehba-i-abginah gudaz [The heart pulses with a storm
In the 46 years since the demise of this iconic and enigmatic figure, there is still no singular biographical work that
Celebrated poet, lyricist, essayist and researcher Himayat Ali Shair, who passed away on July 16, never compromised
Turkish author Elif Shafak’s latest novel traces the life of an Istanbul prostitute after her death and of others
The Sensational Life and Death of Qandeel Baloch by Sanam Maher is about to be published in the United Kingdom as A...
A must-read biography of Begum Rana Liaquat Ali Khan pulls in material from both sides of the border to paint
A book expands the purpose of the art exhibition catalogue from a marketing tool and takes it into a discursive space
The latest literary endeavour from a Pakistani author is a satisfying novella, two short stories and a narrative poem