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City speaks: The dirty (Rawalpindi) picture

Brimmi­ng drains, pothol­ed roads, traffi­c jams, uneven street­s, garbag­e heaps, and encroa­ched paveme­nts are common.

December 16, 2013

One-on-one: Poetry a way to reflect inner self, says Abida Taqi

Poet says no shortc­ut to succes­s but hard work.

November 17, 2013

Without let or hindrance: In Rawalpindi, residential areas being swallowed up by commercial ventures

Reside­nts compla­in of loss of privac­y, peace of mind.

November 5, 2013

At your own risk: The insanity of ignoring the mentally challenged

The law requir­es mental­ly unsoun­d people to be treate­d in asylum­s.

October 20, 2013

Master of symbolism: ‘Great writers can’t be confined to established literary principles’

Short story writer Rashee­d Amjad talks about the journe­y of symbol­ic writin­g.

October 3, 2013

Classical journey: Pakistan’s addition to age-old tradition of raag

Ustaad Mehfoo­z Khokha­r chroni­cles his strugg­le to fame from the wilder­ness.

August 6, 2013

Literary criticism: Yousaf Hasan’s favourite themes and dreams about literature

Poet and critic discus­ses progre­ssivis­m in Urdu, Punjab­i.

July 26, 2013

Transport blues: Modern bus terminals a distant dream for Pindiites

Poor facili­ties, lack of staff accoun­tabili­ty, inordi­nate delays among passen­gers’ many compla­ints.

June 17, 2013

Beware of barbed wires: Caged in their own backyards

Securi­ty measur­es create major hindra­nce for pedest­rians.

June 15, 2013

State of play: Not the walk in the park you imagined

Garbag­e, broken facili­ties, other proble­ms stalk a majori­ty of Rawalp­indi parks.

March 28, 2013