What causes high inflation?

The most significant reason behind inflation seems to be related to Pakistan’s commitment to the IMF


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The road to estrangement

The road to estrangement

Despite Pakistan’s efforts to have a broad-based relationship with the US, Washington seems uninterested...

A woman’s choice

A woman’s choice

The government has done away with the ‘unofficial’ practice of obligating women to take their...

A labour of art and love

A labour of art and love

The Walled City scenes and themes form the bulk of Mahboob Ali’s work

Sustaining culture

Sustaining culture

A new project engages locals to ensure conservation and preservation of Rohtas Fort

A sincere soiree

A sincere soiree

Exploring the works of poet Mustafa Zaidi


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Patient safety and communication

Experts share tips for effective consultation with the doctor


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Books that will change your life

We take our books at Instep very seriously, and love exploring writers who open our minds to new ideas and worlds. Here are four books that we found seminal to our development over the years:


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No squatter settlements to be

No squatter settlements to be

The Punjab chief minister’s call for regularisation of katchi abadis is a welcome move, but it is crucial to point...

A museum in cyberspace

A museum in cyberspace

Treasures of Pakistan is a one-of-a-kind digital museum, started by 21-year old Shaheer Niazi, who aspires to be “an...

Of skull and bones

Of skull and bones

Dr Ajaz Anwar talks of teaching human anatomy at arts schools, and how the human models were replaced by plastic ones

The curtain falls on Bambino Cinema

The curtain falls on Bambino Cinema

Once a booming industry, the cinema culture is dying out in Hyderabad


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‘I don’t think England should be scared of having the favourites tag’

‘I don’t think England should be scared of having the favourites tag’

Paul Collingwood, who has been part of six World Cups and led them to their first global title, believes they have the team to go all the way again

Golf’s benefits are not just the ones you think

Golf’s benefits are not just the ones you think

It’s not only being outside and exercising that is good for us. It’s how we learn to handle frustration, and even who we’re with

Six great India-Pakistan clashes in white-ball cricket

Six great India-Pakistan clashes in white-ball cricket

Virat Kohli’s India begin the Twenty20 World Cup as one of the favourites and take on arch-rivals Pakistan in Dubai on Sunday.

The clash we’ve been waiting for

The clash we’ve been waiting for

Fans around the world have been waiting for the high-voltage game between Pakistan and India to be played at the Dubai International Stadium today

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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