Poetry, philosophy, and translated fiction

‘Mukammal Namukammal’ --- Anwar Jamal’s consolidated verse collection ‘Nazaryat-e-Falsafa’ --- Anwar Jamal’s critique of theories of philosophy ‘Panah’ --- M. Athar...

Patience and passes

One must give credit to the Chief Justice of Pakistan, Mr Justice Qazi Faez Isa, for his ability to maintain a judicial...

Lying on tables not allowed

It had been predicted in a lot of jokes, but I don’t think anyone ever expected it would happen. But it did...

Ch Ashiq elected as chairman of APNSF

ISLAMABAD: All-Pakistan Newspaper Sellers Federation (APNSF) on Saturday elected Chaudhry Ashiq Ali as the Chairman of the federation with unanimous opinion of...

Traffic comes to standstill in Lahore as car drives in opposite direction on flyover

Traffic in Lahore came to a standstill in the Cantonment and Cavalry areas today (Monday) after a vehicle somehow managed to drive...

Fathers and sons

I don’t think literary criticism should be limitless. But if you can raise slogans of ‘chor chor‘ in public, then I suppose...

Not talking to anyone

One of the most profound political statements ever made came only last week when Imran Khan said he was ready to talk...

Who was killed in Fresno?

Was Goldy Brar killed in Fresno, USA? Brar, whose original name was Satinderjeet Singh Brar, was thought to be a person killed...

PHA initiates work on maiden ‘public sculpture garden’ at Nasser Bagh

LAHORE: The Parks and Horticulture Authority (PHA) has initiated work to open a pioneering public sculpture garden at Lahore's historic Nasser Bagh,...

Centenarians and an SHO’s powers

Roedad Khan passed away in Islamabad at the advanced age of 100. That is indeed a great age, but whereas it was...

Author riding the wave of love for Gujrat feted

GUJRAT: A notable author who pulls the heartstrings of people with his works expressing his love and devotion for the soil and...

Uxi highlights father’s legacy at UoG Book Week opener

GUJRAT: The University of Gujrat (UoG) celebrated the start of its Book Week with a special literary session, 'Mumtaz Mufti through the...

A simple buffalo disease

By the time you read these lines, you will be back from The Village. If for some reason you haven’t been (either because...

Anthrax and toilet cleaners

The problem with the Islamabad High Court is that it is new-fangled, and its judges perhaps do not realize that their purpose...

Lahore flourishes with seasonal blooms before Eid

LAHORE: As the festival of Eidul Fitr approached, a variety of seasonal blooms planted by the Parks and Horticulture Authority (PHA) across...