Author Archives: K K Shahid

Get on yer bike!

Remember Zenith Irfan, the ‘motorcycle girl’ who became the first woman to travel the distance from Lahore to the Khunjerab Pass solo on a bike? Her story, narrated through the Facebook page

More rusty comebacks

The 90s/2000s artistes are on a converging comeback trail. After we looked back at Strings first two singles of the eight that they have promised for their upcoming album 30 two more

No Strings attached

Early last month, Strings announced that they would be marking their 30th anniversary with eight singles for their upcoming album 30 one after the other in the coming weeks. That understandably had

Taking the Cake

Amidst what seemed like eons’ worth of a gamut that ran from mediocrity to downright tripe, all in the name of the Pakistani film industry’s ‘revival’, one would have to be careful

Quaid no more

The drama continues It’s the final countdown for MQM’s (or shall we say, MQM-PIB’s?) Dr Farooq Sattar. By April 11, Sattar would find out where he stands in the MQM, in particular,

Rupee dive

Backstroke Pakistan’s external debt is hovering around the dreaded $100 billion mark, currently at $93 billion, which is almost a third of the national GDP. Meanwhile, the State Bank’s reserves have fallen