Some gains, some disappointments

COP27 concluded last week. Amid a historic outcome and some disappointments, many questions remain



Encore

Ancient to contemporary

Ancient to contemporary

Writer Nilofer Afridi Qazi, artist Anjum Alix and chef de cuisine Ammar Mumtaz bring an interdisciplinary...

The right to belong

The right to belong

The rules governing extension of citizenship to foreigners are very complicated

Theatre legend

Theatre legend

Tariq Teddy belonged to the tradition of the ‘one person’ theatre, in the sense that one person...

Dust, jeeps and a splendid landscape

Dust, jeeps and a splendid landscape

More than a hundred cars faced off at the seventh annual Thal Jeep Rally in almost a dozen categories over...

Diving into sufism

Diving into sufism

Rana Safvi explores Islam, sufism and sainthood in her latest book


Political Economy

Leadership for economic impact

Good leadership determines the future of a company


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Instep

Buss, zarra sa luck

The Lux Style Awards wrapped up their 21st show in the past week, leaving several questions, and some points to ponder in their wake.


Shehr

For a city planned well

For a city planned well

Unabated horizontal expansion and massive population growth are the leading cause of several urban challenges

The conundrum of Black  Friday

The conundrum of Black Friday

Regardless of all the hoo-hah we create, this day even here has become one of the busiest business days

Unsustainable development

Unsustainable development

Citizens have unresolved reservations about several development projects under way in the federal capital

When a drone hit the train window

When a drone hit the train window

A follow-up to the incident that alerted the local police and law-enforcement agencies


Sports

A mouth-watering assignment

A mouth-watering assignment

With a solid batting line-up and home advantage, Pakistan are likely to do well against visiting England in the forthcoming Test series

Qatar knocked out of World Cup as England made to wait

Qatar knocked out of World Cup as England made to wait

Asian champions Qatar had high hopes coming into the tournament but become only the second home team to crash out in the group stage, after South Africa in 2010

Qatar friends grab political win from the jaws of defeat

Qatar friends grab political win from the jaws of defeat

"The honour of organising is a crown and a cup for us. We are winners despite the loss."

Germany face Spain with spectre of early exit looming

Germany face Spain with spectre of early exit looming

Just one match into the Qatar World Cup, Germany face what...

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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