Challenge or opportunity?

Pakistan’s youth bulge offers both a challenge and an opportunity. Have we understood that?



Encore

Believing is seeing

Believing is seeing

Osman Yousefzada, a British-Pakistani artist, responds to the history of power and the legacy of acquisition...

Focus education

Focus education

Almost 19,000 schools have been destroyed in the floods

Land of hope

Land of hope

Week-long cultural activities mark 55 years of Pakistan-Mauritius ties

Unwrapping the Cadbury world

Unwrapping the Cadbury world

A look at the confectionary brand’s history, and how these much-loved chocolate bars come into being

Lahore: a pictorial tribute

Lahore: a pictorial tribute

With her photographic genius, Mehreen Hasanhas immortalised her love for Lahore


Political Economy

The jewel in the Crown

India became the most important possession in the crown of the British throne


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Instep

The joy, the pain: Joyland entices audiences at TIFF

Pakistan made a splash at the Toronto International Film Festival with the Saim Sadiq directorial, and while we are proud, we wonder how momentum can be sustained to support talent concentrated in the country.


Shehr

Gone to the dogs

Gone to the dogs

The city administration’s failure to ensure the vaccination and sheltering of stray dogs leaves citizens at grave risk

Perfect  parents don’t have kids yet

Perfect parents don’t have kids yet

There is no one who never fails at the demanding, exacting job that parenting is

Archaeological treasure

Archaeological treasure

The discovery of Akbari Hammam in Lahore Fort is a cause of great excitement

Missing papers

Missing papers

Imagine the plight of a people who risk losing their identity cards as soon as they affirm their identity


Sports

Federer’s record that may never be broken

Federer’s record that may never be broken

It’s the longest consecutive streak at No. 1 on the ATP rankings since they began in 1973. No one has even had that long a consecutive streak at No. 1 on the WTA rankings since THEY began in 1975.

Smashing records one after another

Smashing records one after another

UAE-based Muhammad Ahmed Durrani is a talented young swimmer with a potential to win international laurels for Pakistan

Asad departs

Asad departs

Along with Aleem Dar, Asad Rauf improved the reputation of Pakistani umpires at the international level

Is the Presidents Cup method of setting matches better than the Ryder Cup?

Is the Presidents Cup method of setting matches better than the Ryder Cup?

If you ask Paul McGinley, the biggest mistake Ernie Els...

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Photo Feature

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