Most people know Shehzad Roy only as a musician.
The Russian Institute of Oriental Studies marks not only 200 years of its founding but makes a statement about a
For too long, governments have hemmed and hawed on taking steps to prevent childhood trauma, with disastrous
The newly introduced UEFA Nations League is a glimpse into the future of international football
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Qinza Najm depicts the oppression suffered by women and minorities in her debut exhibition in Karachi
A Paris museum pays homage to Austrian prodigy and Gustav Klimt’s mentee, Egon Schiele
Playwright Ashfaq Ahmed’s name provokes two distinct responses — reverence or repulsion
National Icon & Hope Nazir Jr ‘works out’ the root of all evil that plagues his land
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Extensive viewing of television violence by children may cause aggressiveness and behavioural issues
The lines between motivating and pressurising youngsters sometimes get blurred by well-meaning adults
Depression is a serious illness. A sizeable number of cricketers suffer from it too. It’s time people around them, and
Is the enforcement of the ajrak as a part of school uniform in Sindh simply an attempt to promote Sindhi traditions?
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There is enough reason to believe that, had Maulana Maududi been alive today, he would have disapproved of the
‘Should I end my life because my family is conservative?’
Winter sweets go hand in hand with woollies and a nip in the air
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I love animals and I love books, but I tend to avoid novels about animals because I don’t enjoy crying. The world...
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An allegorical treatise on the human desire for freedom and the Sufi path
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The passing away last week of Fahmida Riaz, formidable poet, prose writer, translator, feminist and rights activist,
It’s a risky undertaking for a man to write in the female first-person, but one that the debut novelist pulls off with
If teaching literature is a challenge, then a greater challenge is teaching contemporary literature. Classics, by...
While the 11th International Urdu Conference itself was a success, most speakers, as always, did spoil the fun by
Khadija Mastoor’s classic novel Aangan receives a superb and nuanced new translation that is likely to garner even more
An anthology of budding writers captures the social and cultural diversity of Indian life
An attempt to explore existentialism, social pressures and the obsession with youth is let down by poor worldbuilding
The Faiz International Festival that took place last weekend was not without issues, but its significance as a temporary
Some years ago I visited the English department of a university in Pakistan and, on entering the chairman’s ...
The development of the pro-Hindu RSS and its influence on Indian politics
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Despite her colonial prejudices, Charlotte Canning, wife of the governor-general during the Great ‘Mutiny’ of 1857,
An authorised biography that shies away from controversial issues
Despite some shortcomings, a valuable addition to the existing scholarship on the country’s energy scenario
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