Jafri began his career as a fiction writer, but later moved to poetry
The beauty of Riaz’s satire is that she does not turn prescriptive, as many of her contemporaries often do
The original translation of this poem is thus a sobering and familiar reflection on the state of the country
Unlike Abdur Rahman Chughtai, Shakir Ali and Gulgee, Sadequain left behind no school or students to carry on his work
The poem beautifully evokes the challenges which Kishwar Naheed has encountered, and come to terms with
But reading Jafri’s vicious satire after another horrific tragedy is not an attempt to gloss over the loss of lives
The poem was written in response to an event in Ayub Khan’s Pakistan whence the committee was composed
This poem needs to be read today not only as a tribute to Jatoi but as a valuable document of Pakistan’s history
The revolutionary Pakistani poet Habib Jalib devoted a couple of poems to the brave freedom-fighters of Vietnam
Mohammad Khalid Akhtar paid tribute to his friend by writing a fictional letter written on Manto’s pattern
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If no coercive actions are taken, natural disasters in Sindh will become a common phenomenon
Situation in IIOJ&K remains a powder keg of anger and repression ravaged by curfew
Karachi has constantly been used as a political playground
Now is the time for all entities involved to sit together and reach a peaceful consensus
For all we know, the post Covid-19 world could further strengthen the liberal order
Adequate and timely treatment must be ensured to anyone infected
A lot is left for time to decide
We need a complete overhaul of the system
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کراچی میں پھر طوفانی بارش، سڑکیں تالاب بن گئیں، 7 افراد جاں بحق
مانچسٹر ٹیسٹ کا تیسرا دن، پاکستان کے 8 کھلاڑی آؤٹ
بھارت میں مسافر بردار طیارے کو خوفناک حادثہ، متعدد افراد ہلاک
The writer is a recent graduate from the University of Cambridge, and will be working as a lawyer in a UK-based law firm.
The writer is a lawyer based in Karachi. She is a strong advocate of women empowerment and gender equality and is interested in gender justice and women’s rights. She tweets at @sara_raza7.
The writer is a a Research Associate currently working at the Strategic Studies Institute Islamabad (SSII). She graduated with a degree in International Relations and Economics with a focus in International Ethics from Mount Holyoke College. She tweets at @FareehaShamim_.
The author is an advocate for Sindh High Court and has been practicing since 2013
The author holds a Masters degree from NUST, Islamabad and writes about current affairs and politics.
Laila Akber Cassum: The writer is a senior instructor at Aga Khan University School of Nursing and Midwifery, Karachi. She has a special interest in geriatric care, critical care and teaching and learning pedagogies. Her current work is on online migration of nursing education.
Dr Saniya Sabzwari: The writer is a Fellow of the American Board of Family Medicine and an Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the Aga Khan University Hospital Karachi, Pakistan. She has a special interest in community mental health, health education and geriatrics.
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