From conjecture to conviction

A melancholic strain in Tehsin’s voice and accent has made him inherit a tradition from Meer, Firaq and Nasir Kazmi that characterises beauty in melancholy and melancholy in beauty Fayyaz Tehsin is

Another wolf at the door

Fine time for Daish to knock at the door     Most editorials seem to downplay the Daish development – four TTP commanders pledging allegiance – but it must have got the

A Band of Brothers

What does a TTP and ISIS collaboration mean for the world?   The Tehrik-e-Taliban (TTP) has recently announced its unwavering love and support for ISIS. Both groups of militants have developed a

White Lies

  Word about a possible Punjab government-PAT truce did the rounds for a while. The Qisas-Diyat provision was coming into play. Dar sb was present, possibly to help with financial niceties. The

Woman with more than substance

The inspiring story of Atiya Khan   People need to know that revolution flows in her blood. An extraordinary saga of a dauntless bloodline and her personal journey to discover her soul,

Faiz rediscovered

One of the greatest voices to come from the subcontinent Vagaries of time can wipe clean a whole panorama full of memories; and multitudes are notorious for forgetting a once-legend, be it

Education in Pakistan

Three people, same city, same weather but completely different lives and approaches to education. They intermingled when I, an A levels student, interned at the United Nations Girls’ Education Initiative Unit (UNGEI)

India-Pakistan impasse

Diplomacy the only solution     Leadership on both sides of the divide is busy exchanging accusations and counter accusations. As a result violence between India and Pakistan along the Line of

Laying ruin to both

It’s time for Pakistan and India to ditch their regressive politics Pakistan and India have tussled for as long as they have existed. Despite sharing history, culture, and a whole lot more,

‘We have done our homework’

INTERVIEW: Mian Manzoor Ahmed Wattoo PPP Punjab President PPP is hard at work in Punjab, planning for something!     These are definitely interesting time for the Peoples Party in Punjab. It’s been