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  • PSFW Day 3: Textiles take us back to our roots

    As predicted, Day Three of PFDC Fashion Week saw celebrity appearances on the red carpet dwindle...

    This was because Day Three was reserved for textiles, and so with the absence of designers showing luxury pret (and celebs wearing it) the night's glam quotient didn't quite live up to the previous couple of nights
  • Amardeep Singh recounts his quest for Sikh community’s roots

    ISLAMABAD: At an Islamabad Literature Festival session on Pakistan’s Sikh heritage, Amardeep Singh recounted his “personal quest” in search of his community’s roots - a quest that led him to 36 sites in 30 days during his first visit to Pakistan, and 90 more in 45 days during his most recent trip...

  • Gambia races to save its Roots on Kunta Kinteh island

    KUNTA ISLAND: As the rebel slave who defied his captors, Kunta Kinte, immortalised in print and on screen in Roots, put The Gambia on the map for historical tourism...

    The island’s namesake sprang to fame as the central character in American author Alex Haley’s Roots: The Saga of an American Family...

  • ‘Pakistan’s cold war has its roots in World War II’

    KARACHI: “After going through Hasan Sadiq’s book The End of the Great Game it occurred to me that perhaps a better title would be The End of One Great Game and the Beginning of Another,” said former ambassador to the UN Zafar Hilaly...

    Sadiq’s book at the Karachi Gymkhana on Tuesday evening...

  • The roots of religious radicalism

    Mubarak Ali wrote that the roots of Muslim religious radicalism in South Asia can be found in what came to be known as the Khilafat Movement (1919-1922)...

    Thus, in view of Sayeed’s assertions in this context, one can conclude that the roots of Muslim and Hindu militancy sprouted from the seeds first sown during the Khilafat Movement...

  • The roots of misogyny

    THE outpouring of anger and revulsion at the recent spate of murders of young women who tried to exercise their basic rights will go to waste if the causes of increase in such cases are not seriously tackled...

    The first thing to be noted about these murders is the escalating level of brutality
  • LG polls: Back to the grass roots

    The only question is whether or not the MQM will be able to maintain its dominance in Karachi and Hyderabad in Sindh...

    The next round of elections in Karachi and other urban centres will be a serious test for the party...

  • Footprints: The void at the grass roots

    Sources say that some members of the party told him that the popularity graph of the party was declining because the grass-roots-level elected representatives were disturbed at not being given the power to solve civic problems...

  • The roots of terrorism

    THE post-Quetta commotion is heading towards a predictable denouement: those who pointed fingers at the security apparatus have been chastened, the government has pleaded guilty to its indictment by the COAS and a new body to oversee implementation of the National Action Plan (NAP) has been created...

    Is that enough?Those who had asked the security apparatus about any possible lapses were not necessarily hostile to it
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