Streaming time!

Streaming time!

STREAMING services, like Netflix, continued to prosper as Covid-induced restrictions kept people away from theatres...
Published 01 Jan, 2022 08:06am
Running Away from covid?

Running Away from covid?

IF the world was not being too nice to its inhabitants, with Covid and everything else signifying misery, private...
Published 01 Jan, 2022 08:02am
The Newsmakers

The Newsmakers

PAKISTAN’S struggle with technology continued in 2021. And it was personified by nothing more than did TikTok, the popular video
Published 01 Jan, 2022 08:02am
Itching For A Fight

Itching For A Fight

THE PTI government has been constantly itching for a fight over the years, throwing punches at anybody and everybody...
Published 01 Jan, 2022 07:52am
Tough going tougher

Tough going tougher

IT was a rather tough year for households across Pakistan. And it kept getting tougher all the time. Putting their...
Published 01 Jan, 2022 07:49am
Mideast: Massacre And Détente

Mideast: Massacre And Détente

THE low-level talks between Saudi Arabia and Iran in Baghdad were perhaps the only positive development in the ...
Published 01 Jan, 2022 07:42am

The year of the pandemic

IF there was ever a moment in modern history when life as we know it came to a halt, it was the beginning of the ...
Published 01 Jan, 2021 08:40am

A year of two halves in Pakistan

IN March, when China and Europe were hit hard by the virus, Pakistan reported its first coronavirus death; at an...
Published 01 Jan, 2021 08:38am
Newsmakers

Newsmakers

ZINDAGI TAMASHA: Though cleared by the censor boards, the movie never got an official release in the country. Winner of the Busan
Updated 10 Jan, 2021 12:30pm
PTI versus PTI

PTI versus PTI

The ruling party was more under pressure owing to its own shortcomings rather than anything done by any other entity.
Updated 03 Jan, 2021 01:59am

Transparency at stake

THE accountability juggernaut continued to roll on in 2020. Its path was uneven, for even as it bore down...
Published 01 Jan, 2021 08:05am
A Motley Alliance

A Motley Alliance

While there were visible signs of anxiety among the rulers, not many see the PDM achieving much success in its stated targets.
Updated 03 Jan, 2021 02:00am
Not an ‘exceptional’ year

Not an ‘exceptional’ year

WHEN it comes to Sindh, just about everything is seen through a particular political lens by the rest of the ...
Published 01 Jan, 2021 07:48am
A fluctuating graph

A fluctuating graph

Coming in the middle of an improving situation, the crisis of 2020 was different from anything seen in national history.
Updated 03 Jan, 2021 02:02am
Recognition Blitz

Recognition Blitz

For most part of the year, the Saudi silence on the growing ties between the Arabs and Israel was deafening until IT came out with
Published 01 Jan, 2021 07:32am
Back to a bipolar world?

Back to a bipolar world?

The China-US relationship is like a bad marriage that must continue due to the vested – and common – interests.
Updated 03 Jan, 2021 02:01am
Newsmakers: When India went bonkers

Newsmakers: When India went bonkers

IT was a year when India, by its own standards, went bonkers. From revocation of Article 370 to Citizenship (Amendment)
Published 01 Jan, 2020 08:34am
Triumph of Greed

Triumph of Greed

Bahria's modus operandi has been the elephant in the room for a long time even though its activities were no secret.
Updated 02 Jan, 2020 08:14am
National: Cornered but not quite

National: Cornered but not quite

COURTS, parliament, hospitals, tentative agreements, accusations of last-minute betrayal – yet it is moot if 2019...
Published 01 Jan, 2020 08:14am
A Dysfunctional ECP

A Dysfunctional ECP

THIS was a happening year. Indeed, it was. But under the debris of all the important economic and political...
Published 01 Jan, 2020 08:12am
Judiciary: Treason now accountable

Judiciary: Treason now accountable

AT last a conviction for high treason has been recorded and, hopefully, Article 6 of the Constitution can no longer...
Updated 01 Jan, 2020 10:59pm
It was More of the same at NAB

It was More of the same at NAB

DURING his first press conference after being appointed the chief of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in ...
Updated 27 Jan, 2019 03:16am
Year of the fog

Year of the fog

The year will be remembered as the year Dar’s growth rates unravelled.
Updated 21 Jan, 2019 11:08pm
In search of a legacy

In search of a legacy

Justice Nisar created headlines not just in courtrooms but by visits all across the country.
Updated 06 Feb, 2019 03:50pm