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The visible foreign minister

Interview: Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri   Diplomacy is a protocol conscious world   Whatever one’s views about the Musharraf era, Pakistan was quite the rage in those times, especially in the international press.

The man behind it all

Interview Steve More is the force behind the success of a recent movie Tamanna     With the revival of Pakistani cinema back in place a lot of independent films have emerged

White Lies

A “committee” from one of the upper circles of Lahori wives has been convened to pay for the services of a private detective agency to keep an eye on the – for

Interview: Dr Salman Shah

The gloss of politics Economy pushed deliberately off-track     Dr Salman Shah was part of Gen Musharraf’s economic team – headed by former finance minister and PM Shaukat Aziz – that

White Lies

The apple, occasionally, falls far from the tree. Case in point: former bhabi Jemima Khan. While she has put up a spirited public condemnation of Israel’s atrocities in Gaza, her brother Ben

Towards mobocracy

When leaders are more interested in mob politics than parliamentary business     The PTI’s impatience to grab power could lead the country towards mob rule. The party seeks the redressal of

Azadi march

Sane heads should prevail, or the fallout can be disastrous     Once again Imran Khan takes a stand that will take serious convincing for many even within his ranks to go