With the Qatar Crisis, Pakistan has been caught in the middle between competing interests in the Gulf.
Saudi Arabia has been Pakistan’s original “all weather” ally but that relationship needs reassessing in light of the
Whether you are a novice or expert, we have the ultimate Pakistan trekking guide for you
There is an interconnectedness between gardens, literature and our desire for life
Khadim Ali’s paintings reinvent the grandeur of the epic Shahnameh of Firdousi
Lala Rukh, who passed away in Lahore, on July 7, was a celebrated activist and teacher. But her own art was equally
A cab service exclusively for ladies is altering women’s experiences with public transport
A court rules ‘no’, but does not explain why
Gold is not out but designer jewellery in polished gold is making a mark among the hip crowd
The JIT report is out. It’s got something for everybody.
A simple guideline to selecting your perennial plants
Dinnertime ideas to make your taste buds tingle
‘My parents want me to marry my second cousin but I find him unattractive. Help!’
Insulting your electorate’s traditional voting pattern yields you no votes
A 700-year-old necropolis rich in historical and cultural significance stands in need of preservation
The whole system of rewarding individuals at the cost of institutions is a malaise but it is so well-entrenched that
In the line of duty, fan-girling with Ronaldinho and friends
The military siege and subsequent assault on the Islamabad mosque compound took place in the first two weeks of July
How did a man accused of treason, conspiracy against the state, and abetting gruesome terror survive criminal charges?
A photographer’s journey into the dying centre of the militant Islamic State group
An enthralling show proves that realism still retains its charm
As incidents of violence in the name of religion grow in the West, an examination of what could be the root cause of it
Lately I’ve been watching the television adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale. It is one of the...
Set against the backdrop of Lebanon’s civil war, a story of tragedy and self-loathing
A tale of loss, grief and eventual redemption told from the perspective of a dislocated child
An eye-opening memoir of a woman who took on the patriarchy to secure the rights of her country’s people
I could feel the weight of betrayal and loss, remorse and sadness, after watching The Wind That Shakes the Barley,...
It’s Business, It’s Personal: From Setting a Vision to Driving it Through Organisational Excellence Saad...
Using distorted construction as the medium of choice, this debut novel deals with the whole spectrum of social malaise
“I am a big fan of Hindu [sic].” — Donald J. Trump, Oct 15, 2016.“Nobody wanted peace more than Adolf...
A biography of Atal Bihari Vajpayee also provides an overview of Indian politics
This follow-up to dating misadventures is half delightful
A searching biography of the 13th century Sufi poet from a New York Times bestselling author
When Faisal Buzdar first mentioned Ghachar Ghochar as a novel not to be missed, a couplet by Sufi Tabassum started...
Re-examining a divided world from the viewpoint of those who feel left, or pushed, behind
As freedom of speech and other cyber rights become issues of growing concern, it is important to recognise that
A selection of short stories from an under-appreciated author captures moments in time to set the tone of things to come
Last month the critic Boyd Tonkin, whom I have often worked with for about 25 years, wrote to ask me if I’d like ...
A proposal that was initially met with little enthusiasm, yet resulted in an institution now half a century old
Anis Shivani’s poetry is cerebral and obscure but always challenging
An eminent historian recaps the history of three of the largest countries in the South Asian landmass, from the