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Rabia Ahmed

A lighter shade of pink

Perception and filters Earlier this month a powerful tropical cyclone hit the Philippines and Taiwan before moving on to China. There, in the Fujian province of China it killed eighteen people leaving


Abdullah Humayun

After the Olympics

Should developing countries hold such mega events?     Every time a developing country hosts the Olympics, a singular questions dogs the process. Even as the curtain falls and gold, silver, bronze


Shah Nawaz Mohal

Beating war drums, once again

‘Understand nothing, repeat everything’ has become hallmark of Pak-India relationship     What both nations realise but refuse to acknowledge is that in their bid of erecting empires of hatred they’ve reduced


Zainab Fakhar

Art of the Past

The unheeded biggest black market   So valuable is the trade in stolen artworks – which includes, but is not limited to, ancient pieces – that it is now estimated to be


Arif Nizami

War clouds

Real or perceived?   Pakistan of course (justifiably so) denies any involvement in the Uri attack. But unfortunately there are few takers of Islamabad’s non-involvement in facilitating, dispatch and training of militants


Reply to an Indian letter

Blaming the wrong people   The author is under the impression that promotion of Pakistani artists is an act of charity. This is certainly not the case. Artists only get projects if

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