Book review: Encounters

Short stories are a labour of love. While urdu literature and consequently publication may have thrived on sometimes soul shaking, sometimes scandalous, and sometimes saucy afsanas, English has had it different. Nobody

Media Watch: Defining ‘indecency’

 Pemra‘ s directive to private television channels not to air “indecent content” was bound to be taken apart. By the conservatives, because this was a too-little-too-late, and by the liberals, because of

Media Watch: Eat the rich

The Press Information Department’’s twitter handle ( @pid_gov ) is, in effect, the official twitter account of the Government of Pakistan. One wonders why, then, those managing the account feel the need