Guest Editorial: Finding a cure

Reforms can help improve operational inefficiencies in the power sector but green financing for energy transition is the way forward



Encore

Of art and taste

Of art and taste

The tables have turned. Now the political is of significance; the rest is seen as of lesser importance when...

Developing Gwadar - III

Developing Gwadar - III

The Gwadar Development Authority says it is trying to overcome electricity and potable water shortage

A festival of hope

A festival of hope

Faiz Festival had the familiar ring to it – the lectures, talk shows, book launches, discussion rounds,...

A trip to Florence

A trip to Florence

Florence is charismatic and magical in equal parts. Walking around the city is like stepping back in time

A spellbinding odyssey

A spellbinding odyssey

Hammad Rind deftly intertwines cultural elements to create prose transcending geography and other identity...


Political Economy

Culture of otara

An otara serves as a centre for cultural activity


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Instep

Love’s Ebb and Flow

Natasha Noorani, Talal Qureshi and Hasan Raheem take independent music forward with the glamorous,electro-pop number, ‘Faltu Pyar.’ The artists discuss the song in an extensive conversation.


Shehr

No urban legend

No urban legend

A combination of manmade factors and changing weather patterns has transformed flooding into a very real risk for...

To podcast a spell

To podcast a spell

How do you become the best at asking questions?

Buying power

Buying power

The federal secretary for energy, Rashid Mahmood Langrial, addresses key issues with regard to power outages and...

Pains in the  rain drains

Pains in the rain drains

Due to construction over rain drains in Islamabad, the city faces urban flooding and disruption amidst rainy weather


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Wreck-it Ralf: Did Rangnick destroy Manchester United?

Wreck-it Ralf: Did Rangnick destroy Manchester United?

He was thrown by the board in the middle of a self-imposed fire, only to be taken out once he figured how to put it out

An ICC for women? It might be the only way to save women’s Test cricket

An ICC for women? It might be the only way to save women’s Test cricket

Women currently have little representation in the ICC's various committees that don't understand the distinctive history of the women’s game

Things falling apart for Djokovic

Things falling apart for Djokovic

From a self-imposed deportation to a brutal draw to ranking point losses - and with more questions to come– the Serbian's 2022 has been a grand disappointment

The PGA Tour’s new plan is good for some, but not for all

The PGA Tour’s new plan is good for some, but not for all

“To say everybody supports this would be an exaggeration,’ the commissioner said of the new tour structure. ‘But it’s the right move for the organisation”

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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