Can a language be irrational?

Early childhood education should inculcate and promote rational thinking which the Single National Curriculum has no intention of doing



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Can a language  be irrational?

Can a language be irrational?

Early childhood education should inculcate and promote rational thinking which the Single National...

Contentious postings

Contentious postings

Several Ministry of Foreign Affairs officials have alleged breach of policy in the latest round of postings

‘Art and artists shaped our identity’

‘Art and artists shaped our identity’

At the 8th edition of the Mahomedali Habib Distinguished Lecture, Salima Hashmi helped deconstruct...

Similar yet different

Similar yet different

Covid-19 has restricted travel largely, but the memories of past travels are still fresh in the minds of...

Memories of a war

Memories of a war

A look at Punjab’s role in the War of Independence 1857


Political Economy

Deciphering the culture of sexual abuse

The solution lies in a better understanding of the forces that perpetuate sexual violence


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Podcast Republic

Just like streaming platforms are rendering network, studios and cable TV obsolete as more Hollywood stars gravitate to the former, radio shows are being surpassed with podcasts - at home and abroad.


Shehr

Meet the inventor of Cyberkhilafat

Meet the inventor of Cyberkhilafat

Lahore-based Arafat Mazhar, the director of Shehr-i-Tabassum, an animated short which predicts a dystopian future for...

Lahore never owned me

Lahore never owned me

I want Lahore to own me and I want Peshawar to do the same to a Lahori

No buyer’s market

No buyer’s market

Even as Model Bazaars are still operational, with Covid-related safety protocols in place, the city district...

They named it Tiger

They named it Tiger

Dr Ajaz Anwar remembers an encounter with a fierce dog at his friend’s place, and how the animal became his best...


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Dean Jones – End of an era­

Dean Jones – End of an era­

‘Deano’ as he was commonly known as in cricket circles was one of the most fascinating cricketers to represent Australia

Fast bowlers and hamstring injuries

Fast bowlers and hamstring injuries

This week our panel of experts answers your questions on a variety of problems ranging from backache to elbow injury

National Stadium Karachi – the fortress of Pakistan cricket

National Stadium Karachi – the fortress of Pakistan cricket

Pakistan were undefeated in their first 34 Test at this venue until the winning streak was broken by England in December 2000 in what was a disputed finish

These kids have both talent and motivation:  Jansher Khan

These kids have both talent and motivation: Jansher Khan

The squash legend is confident by leading a government-sponsored training programme in KPK, he can help produce world class players for Pakistan

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Your best pet

The trend of having dogs for pets has increased, and more and more people are opting for pedigreed ones that, however, carry high price tags