School as usual

As government declares victory against coronavirus, students head back to universities and colleges this week



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School as usual

School as usual

As government declares victory against coronavirus, students head back to universities and colleges this...

Dastaangoi nights

Dastaangoi nights

Mesmerizing performances enchant guests at virtual event

Taste of fire and smoke

Taste of fire and smoke

Once called Paris of the Middle East, Beirut has immense cultural vibrancy, urban beauty and longing for its...

Behind the facade

Behind the facade

Anne Tyler’s new novel speculates a clash of perceptions between how men and women see events unfolding...


Political Economy

Bajaur’s bravest

Maulana Guldad Khan showed great valour in the fight against militants


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Culture, vulture & the right to ban

PEMRA steps in as moral police; takes one drama serial off-air and prohibits two from re-running on television. What’s the yardstick and is it fair?


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The curious case of the Chauburji bank blast

The curious case of the Chauburji bank blast

While the CTD and Lahore Police have ruled out the possibility of the recent blast in a bank, close to Chaubuji, as...

In an unfriendly space

In an unfriendly space

There is always the dreadful feeling of being conscious of another deadly wave that can hit us and where a time before...

On the right tracks

On the right tracks

The construction of ‘mixed’ cycling tracks in two major public parks in Lahore is expected to encourage a healthy...

Liquids keep their levels

Liquids keep their levels

Dr Ajaz Anwar talks of urban flooding and how the old Lahore was never inundated even in the event of a heavy downpour


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England stay on top

England stay on top

Since the start of 2019, England’s top seven batsmen have averaged 30.91 at a high strike-rate of 152.71 in T20 cricket

Biomechanics of sprinting

Biomechanics of sprinting

This week, our panel of experts answers your questions of a variety of issues ranging from SAMPS to shin injury

Grooming them young

Grooming them young

Pakistan has a surfeit of talented young cricketers and it has not been hesitant about bringing them to the Test arena at a very young age, believing in the maxim that if you’re good enough then you’re also old enough. As is evident from these lists the trust reposed in these young players has been repaid with performances in every facet of the game

From hopeful rookie to hapless chief

From hopeful rookie to hapless chief

Misbah turned Pakistan’s fortunes around in Test cricket when he became captain he has failed to have much of an impact in his new roles as head coach and chief selector

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The Roma of Lahore

They are a politically and socially isolated community, with no status as citizens and, hence, no claims to basic utilities such as electricity