There is an 8.5 million unit backlog of housing in Pakistan that is growing by 200,000 units every year. Successive
Devoted and determinded, a husband-and-wife team has built a remarkable primary school in Naltar valley
Big, needle-like sculptures, based on Egyptian prototypes, are dotted all over America. The most famous, obviously,...
Two exhibitions in Italy provide art lovers with a rare opportunity to view Oriental chefs-d’oeuvre and to study
An exhibition focuses on the plight of marginalised children in Pakistan
The cycle of dumping waste on to the consumer’s plate
There is a lot more to Afghan food than just naans and kebabs
While marking milestones on Instagram, an Instamom learns what is best for her preschooler
Be inspired by Indonesian comfort food, a Palestinian rice dish or juicy Iranian wraps
Easy to grow daisies are perfect for beginner gardeners or those whose thumbs are not too green
‘Her parents don’t accept me because I am a banker’
Is the political influence of feudalism merely a stereotype that lazy ‘experts’ keep associating with Sindh?
Nobel laureate V.S. Naipaul died on August 11, 2018. He will be different to different people but the world has
Pakistani mountaineer Muhammad Ali Sadpara and American mountain guide and operator Garrett Madison share with Eos
Critical appraisal of leaders is the right of citizens ─ after all, Khan himself has often called for accountability.
It’s flag-flying season everywhere.
It is estimated that about 130 million babies are born in a year around the world. Each one will be given a ...
A show offers a range of contemplative artworks made by Pakistani and Indian artists against the backdrop of Partition
Artist Olivia Fraser reinterprets the motif of the lotus by deconstructing it or by amplifying its effect
Brought up in Pakistan, Afghan refugees are increasingly having to choose going ‘back’ to a land they are strangers in.
Our grannies have clever tips up their sleeve. Here are some about skincare that we may not have paid attention to
Nadia Akbar’s debut novel is an explosively racy one, with witty and unapologetic observations about desi culture and
Smell, which I explored in my previous column, is hard to extricate from the next sense under discussion: taste. ...
Humorous vignettes about a tyrannical and uninformed mother’s impact on a family
V.S. Naipaul and Samir Amin — one a celebrated man of letters and the other an outstanding political economist —...
Pehla Rang Milawat Wala Asif Memmood A collection of 34 poems on an eclectic mix of subjects, ranging from
Nadia Akbar’s debut novel is a startling look at contemporary upper-class Lahore society. Here, the author — who...
A selection of articles on Sindh printed in the last days of British colonial rule provide a useful tool for students,
Fiction’s most significant form appears when it creates grey areas and challenges black-and-white certainties
With Independence Day right around the corner, we asked some Pakistani fiction authors to tell us which Partition-themed
A series of interviews provides evidence for the growing communalisation of India and its effect on children
Gulzar’s first novel is set in his beloved Punjab and traces familiar themes of grief, senseless violence and
Letters to the Editor Dr Pir Mohammed V. Shallwani A compendium of missives written by one prolific letter-writer to
Living and teaching in the United States for the last 20 years in departments of languages and cultures, I have...
Retelling a Greek classic from the viewpoint of a peripheral character is an exploration of femininity, feminism,
Universally, there is a love-hate relationship between literary criticism and creative writing. On the one hand,...
When Shahbano Alvi, my friend and the publisher of my forthcoming book, asked me to give the first of a series of...
A collection of Pakistani short stories in English is marked by its pitch-perfect writing and the empathy it brings
What we see in Pakistan today has been the case for long. The biggest irony that marks South Asian Muslim upper and...
The following is an extract from Indian journalist Karan Thapar’s book Devil’s Advocate: The Untold Story,...
A debut novel from India-held Kashmir weaves beautiful landscapes and ugliness of violence into a painfully beautiful