Implications of the pandemic

According to the UNICEF and the International Labor Organisation, the Covid-19 pandemic threatens to push 9 million additional children into child labour by the end of 2022



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Train tragedy

Train tragedy

60 passengers lose their lives in train derailment, collision in Ghotki

7 years in waiting

7 years in waiting

A two-member bench of Lahore High Court acquits a Christian couple facing blasphemy charges. The...

The king of ghazal

The king of ghazal

Mehdi Hasan was trained by his father and uncle, but the most definitive influence was that of his elder...

Tales of Ozymandias, Tutankhamun and bakhsheesh

Tales of Ozymandias, Tutankhamun and bakhsheesh

Luxor is a city that beckons the traveller again and again with its incredible wealth of history, culture...

Celebrating an epic

Celebrating an epic

Nadir Ali, who passed away in December, has left a rich legacy in Punjabi literature


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The master vocalist

Music enthusiasts will remember SB John’s soothing vocals


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High end home decor

The right accessories and furniture can transform a room, adding warmth and personality. With home decor it’s always more special when the pieces you collect are one of a kind or exclusive. Here’s a selection of four such home-grown brands that can help you find those conversation starter pieces, without having to travel miles, to spruce up your homes that truly reflect your style.


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A jab on the go

A jab on the go

The drive-through vaccination centre at Gaddafi Stadium, the first of its kind in the country, may prove to be a game...

Of foolish imaginings

Of foolish imaginings

When the vaccines rolled out, I had begun — albeit foolishly — to imagine a new dawn

For the ease of  business

For the ease of business

As Lahore’s — as well as Pakistan’s — maiden commercial court starts functioning, traders, industrialists and...

Behind the two-wheelers

Behind the two-wheelers

Dr Ajaz Anwar recalls his early days in Lahore when bicycle was the gentry’s preferred mode of transport


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Noble intentions

Noble intentions

There have been a few positive developments since the new DG PSB took charge.

Like father, like son!

Like father, like son!

Will Azam Khan become known as his father’s son or will Moin Khan be referred to as his son’s father, that’s the question!

Pakistan’s hat-trick heroes in international cricket

Pakistan’s hat-trick heroes in international cricket

It is interesting to note that of the ten Pakistani bowlers to take a hat-trick, only one is a spinner while the other nine are all pacemen. Wasim Akram is the only left-armer in this Pakistani list.

Mammoth challenge

Mammoth challenge

Having overcome some major obstacles, the HBL PSL has resumed and we have already witnessed some really exciting matches

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Pensioners’ protest

These senior citizens are forced to spend their golden years visiting pension offices endlessly and demonstrating about the difficulties they face in getting their dues rather than being able to retire in peace