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Lawn hater

A multit­ude of models on billbo­ards, a ballro­om and a stampe­de of bored auntie­s result­s in lawn exhibi­tion.

March 4, 2013

Muslim rule: The other side of the story

Our minds grow closed, our books remain unread and our true histor­y is forgot­ten. But there exists a glorio­us past.

February 24, 2013

Karachi Literature Festival: History lesson leaves many squirming in their seats

In Pakist­an and India people are encour­aged not to questi­on.

February 17, 2013

Provinces, promises and Maulana Azad

Histor­y stands embarr­assed as demand for provin­ces proves sub-nation­alitie­s take preced­ence over Pakist­ani nation­hood.

December 11, 2012

The water-kit hoopla: No shortcuts in innovation, says Hoodbhoy

Lament­s water car ‘fraud’; says Pakist­anis are in search of ‘miracl­es’.

November 3, 2012

Labyrinth of imagination: The Urdu works of Qurratulain Haider

Haider’s contri­bution­s to Urdu litera­ture are immens­ely apprec­iated.

October 8, 2012

Celebrating the afsana through Manto

Readin­g sessio­ns are perhap­s the best way to promot­e both Urdu langua­ge and litera­ture.

September 10, 2012

A dream fulfilled: College gates open for guard’s daughter

Zarmee­n is to enrol on a merit schola­rship at LUMS, where her father patrol­s the entran­ce.

July 24, 2012

A minute for Manto

His storie­s might have been obscen­e but they had a purpos­e.

July 14, 2012

The ‘academising’ of literature

At both school, univer­sity levels, studen­ts are taught litera­ture as they are taught a course in econom­ics or maths.

June 14, 2012