Shahrag in Balochistan is known as a coal-mining town. But it also hides an ugly secret.
Instead of their parents making decisions for them, increasingly couples are making their own decisions about their
Mental health facilities are suffering shrinkage of space while mental health sufferers remain voiceless
Thanks to the lovers of the game and icons such as Jahangir Khan, squash is pulling itself up by its bootstraps
Eos spoke to some of the West Indies women who recently concluded their first Pakistan tour in 15 years. They came
An unusual exhibition celebrates the life and works of Allama Iqbal
Stereotypes associated with art need to be eradicated
Did post-modernism romanticise a complex grand-narrative?
Two basic ingredients can be transformed into the base or decoration for some beautiful and delicious creations
‘Be the right partner, yourself’
If you don’t have space for a proper garden, turn your balcony into one
Today, over 11,000 Pakistanis ─ many of them migrants in search of better opportunities ─ are detained in jails abroad.
With more matches to be played on Pakistani soil, and a chance to see several local and international players up close
Are school vans running on CNG or LPG really as dangerous as they say they are?
Pakistanis are adept at adopting practices from other cultures and repackaging them in absurd ways
Imran Khan’s Riyasat-i-Madina may conjure up images of an Arab religious past, but the core tenet of Western welfare
Turkish architect Gonca Pasolar in Karachi recently as part of an awards jury, reflects the significance
Frere Hall, and its gardens, is one of the gentlest places in Karachi. I like to think it always was. It was ...
As the cold weather keeps the people indoors, cravings for desi winter food increases
‘Is there a way out for me?’
All your gardening queries answered here
A good source for understanding the Indian perspective and narrative on important Indo-Pak issues, a research book falls
Many years ago, after becoming a father I proudly announced it to my friends. Someone close but senior in years...
A contemporary Pakistani adaptation of Pride and Prejudice works because of its attention to detail when it comes to
A fan’s exploration of the life and career of the iconic cinema superstar
A murder mystery and exploration of adolescence, fraught with uncertainty about one’s identity and sexuality, against
Much has been said about the difficulties one faces in translating poetry. Yes, it is a daunting task, particularly...
A French anthropologist argues that rising global urban unrest is mainly because of a waning of public trust
Shahrah-i-Khubaani Ke Musaafir Salman Rashid The travelogue author’s account — an Urdu translation of his book
The latest entry on the literary festival circuit is the Adab Festival which took place in Karachi from February 1 to 3.
A real-life tale about reinventing coffee works as a window into Yemeni culture and the crisis that it’s caught
History through eight classical Urdu poets whose hearts remained ensconced in ‘Dilli’ even when they were forced to
Bollywood star Twinkle Khanna’s debut novel leaves much to be desired. While the story does have some quotable lines,
Reality being a fiction that we apprehend in a combination of intertwined languages — which include scientific...
A tour de force for those unfamiliar with the extreme sport, a book about scaling the peak called The Ogre is also about
A slim new volume of Urdu poetry stitches together a tapestry of poetic forms and speaks in a contemporary diction
Eminent poet and feminist Fahmida Riaz was gentle and warm in demeanour and elegantly understated in appearance, but...
Mustansar Hussain Tarar’s latest novel embarks on an allegorical journey to deal with issues of religious interpretation
Pashaimaan Chahatein — Three Novels Aziz Aijaz Set in modern Pakistan, the titular tale tells of a cricket fan and the
Solitude, deep introspection and an existentialist sense of each passing moment set the accomplished author’s work
The West’s Worst Fear Ali Ahmed In this socio-political comment on the “presence of Muslims which agitates the minds