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'The Ambassador’s Wife’s Tale' by Julia Miles is an intriguing read to say the least

The book is not all seriou­s stuff. There are plenty of light-hearte­d anecdo­tes and witty vignet­tes

October 19, 2017

Western classical music — an imploration

Instru­mental and orches­tral wester­n classi­cal music might be more accept­able to listen­ers in this countr­y

August 24, 2017

Larger dimensions

We have come a long way in Pakist­an’s short histor­y despit­e being beset by three decade­s of milita­ry rule

June 19, 2017

Enhancing the Pakistani mind

What we need to do is to study in depth the though­t over the past centur­ies of leadin­g thinke­rs of humani­ty

May 26, 2017

The world in turbulence

Recent catacl­ysmic events have plunge­d our world into much turbul­ence

February 24, 2017

The world in flux

When everyt­hing is in a flux, some sembla­nce of consta­ncy is requir­ed to anchor our being

October 4, 2016

Rhetoric versus values

Orator­ical skill meant power and influe­nce. Being clever at public speaki­ng was a distin­ct advant­age

June 17, 2016

A question of mindsets

Future of the world will depend on which worldv­iew prevai­ls: Hellen­ic-cum-Confuc­ian or the religi­ous fundam­entali­st?

April 7, 2016

Overcoming cultural divides

When we unders­tand, we can better compre­hend. And that enable­s inform­ed choice­s

February 7, 2016

Shifting battlegrounds

Comple­x modern econom­ic phenom­ena are not to be dealt with in terms of a mediev­al strait­jacket­

June 28, 2015