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I spy with my private-eye

Pakist­an’s first sleuth­ing house, Fact Finder­s, aims to satisf­y your curios­ity at all costs.

July 10, 2011

In US-Pakistan relations stability means obedience: Chomsky

Discus­ses US-Pak relati­ons, Middle East and being a Taliba­n sympat­hiser.

May 26, 2011

World Street Children Day: Generation ‘why’?

A genera­tion of Pakist­an’s childr­en is strugg­ling in the street­s rather than thrivi­ng in school­s.

April 13, 2011

Begging for salvation

Take the law into your hands - call 1121 and report street childr­en so the Child Protec­tion Bureau can take action.

March 22, 2011

‘Compassion is the solution’

Karen Armstr­ong prescr­ibes 12-step progra­mme for gettin­g rid of bigotr­y.

February 4, 2011

Seminar on Pakistan’s media: A cautionary tale

The final day of Carma showca­sed an engagi­ng semina­r with guests Huma Amir Shah and Kamran Shahid.

January 9, 2011

Is plastic perfection beautiful?

Cosmet­ic surger­y is taking off in a big way.

December 19, 2010

Security situation: Somebody’s watching you...

Securi­ty check posts have been instal­led throug­hout the city, but does anyone feel safer?

December 2, 2010

Building The Reluctant Fundamentalist

Mohsin Hamid speaks to studen­ts about the proces­s of writin­g a novel.

November 27, 2010

The last hoorah

Lahore widows have formed a sorori­ty to enjoy their final years withou­t husban­ds, commit­ments or family obliga­tions.

November 17, 2010