Clash of the titans

As the battle for 48 Senate seats heats up, treasury and opposition parties engage in intense political contest



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Clash of the titans

Clash of the titans

As the battle for 48 Senate seats heats up, treasury and opposition parties engage in intense political...

Rights of minority citizens

Rights of minority citizens

Blasphemy laws owe their expansion to the interpretation of the statutes by the courts

What is in a sculpture?

What is in a sculpture?

Social media backlash forces the removal of a sculpture from a public park

Between high hills

Between high hills

Not a very tall mountain by Himalayan standards, the magical Musa ka Musalla is still a mountaineer’s...

Unsilencing the truth of desire

Unsilencing the truth of desire

Diverse perspectives on the chemistry of desire that governs the experience of Muslim women in Britain


Political Economy

‘Visiting Lehnda Punjab was a journey back into my family’s past’

Dr Tarunjit Singh Butalia is the author of the book: My Journey Home: Going Back to Lehnda Punjab (Mera Ghar Da Safar: Lehnday Punjab Wapsi). The book is based on his journey to Pakistan to explore his family roots


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The power of the First Lady

Secret Lives of the First Ladies by Cormac O’Brien offers an inside look into the life and times of several women who have been life partners of various American Presidents


Shehr

Repurposing Walton

Repurposing Walton

An executive order directing the provincial chief secretary to initiate shifting the Walton Airport when Gulberg’s...

Why Lahore remains a personal favourite

Why Lahore remains a personal favourite

History and modernity combine famously in this beautiful city of the world

Under the debris

Under the debris

The recent collapse of the dome of a mosque which was under construction in Manawan isn’t the first such incident...

Whither Billion Tree Tsunami?

Whither Billion Tree Tsunami?

Dr Ajaz Anwar argues against the proposed shutting down of Walton Airport, a place that has long served the aviation ...


Sports

Rising star

Rising star

Schoolboy Omar Khalid has created history by winning the National Amateur Golf Championship at the age of just 16 primarily because of his talent, hard work and highly supportive parents. But he now needs greater patronage to climb up to the next level

A look at PSL numbers

A look at PSL numbers

Pakistani domestic players are some of the lowest paid professional cricketers in the world. The money offered in PSL motivates the youngsters to work even harder

Mountains to climb

Mountains to climb

A detailed look at Pakistani women in Extreme Sports

Lessons to be learned from the South African series

Lessons to be learned from the South African series

Pakistan may have registered historic series wins, but they need to learn a lot to reclaim top position

Contributors

  • Identity market

    Identity market

    The Shanakhat exhibition enthrals spectators at ‘O’ Art Space

  • Finding closure

    Finding closure

    In his new book, Sopan Deb shares his experience as the son of Indian immigrants by connecting with his long-estranged father, to answer questions about their past

  • Repurposing Walton

    Repurposing Walton

    An executive order directing the provincial chief secretary to initiate shifting the Walton Airport when Gulberg’s Main Boulevard, the city’s existing business hub, is a stone’s throw away, begs many a pertinent question

  • Between high hills

    Between high hills

    Not a very tall mountain by Himalayan standards, the magical Musa ka Musalla is still a mountaineer’s dream come true


Photo Feature

It’s that time of the year…

Remembering the joys of Basant, and wondering why we can’t seem to regulate it instead of placing a blanket ban on the city’s favourite sport