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  • LITERARY NOTES: Remembering Krishan Chander and Akhter-ul-Iman

    Both have recently come up with special issues, remembering two of Urdu literature’s towering figures: Krishan Chander and Akhter-ul-Iman...

    In these works, gadha, or donkey, symbolizes common man and by depicting its plight Krishan Chander satirizes the political system and social circumstances in India, though this more or less applies to Pakistan, too...

  • COVER: The China-Pakistan Axis by Andrew Small

    DRAWING a broad picture and bringing local narratives into context, Andrew Small has provided a lucid account of how the rather unequal friendship between Pakistan and China has developed over the last decades in his book, The China-Pakistan Axis: Asia’s New Geopolitics...

    After the heightened tension in the city, which the Chinese state blamed on Uighur Muslim extremist groups and which they claim are largely trained in Pakistan, I...

  • COVER: Muslim Architecture in Pakistan by Khurshid Hasan Shaikh

    In this vein, Muslim Architecture in Pakistan: Aspects of Public Welfare by Khurshid Hasan Shaikh provides the reader with an ingenious amalgam of concept and fact...

    The research encompasses territory that now constitutes Pakistan, and is based on the writer’s site-based documentation, archival data, literature, and extensive cross-referencing from available scholarship on the subject...

  • Irregular import of LNG gets ECC cover

    ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet on Saturday provided cover to ongoing irregular import of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) through spot purchases and temporary pricing mechanism for three months until a formal supply agreement is signed with Qatar...

    The meeting, presided over by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, also allowed Pakistan State Oil (PSO) to induct private sector ships for import of petrol and Low...

  • COVER: The Art of the Matter

    A 1954 Pakistan Publications edition, Art in Pakistan by Jalaluddin Ahmed, updated and republished in a bigger edition in 1962, and Ahmed’s monthly journal Contemporary Art in Pakistan (1960-64), surface as the earliest record of publications on Pakistani art...

    Aijazuddin reviewing the book in 1991 for Libas magazine states, “Ahmed’s pioneering introduction to the state of art in Pakistan up to the 1960s had covered the work of 60...

  • Uber paid hackers $100,000 to cover up massive data breach: CEO

    Discovery of the US company’s cover-up of the incident resulted in the firing of two employees responsible for its response to the hack, said Dara Khosrowshahi, who replaced co-founder Travis Kalanick as chief executive in August...

    A board committee had investigated the breach and concluded that neither Kalanick nor Salle Yoo, Uber’s general counsel at the time, were involved in the cover-up, another person familiar with the issue...

  • Parliament convened to give legal cover to Rs145bn tax on gas

    ISLAMABAD: Nearly two weeks before the announcement of federal budget, the government has called an emergency session of the National Assembly on Monday and extended the Senate session for another three days to give legal cover to the controversial Rs145 billion tax on gas...

    The GIDC was reportedly imposed to collect funds for various gas projects, including Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline project...

  • COVER STORY: History retold

    ALL nations are based on founding myths and Pakistan is no exception...

    This is the logic that underpins the Two-Nation Theory, which justifies the creation of Pakistan by suggesting that Partition was inevitable because Hindus and Muslims were (and are) two completely discrete and separate communities that could never hope to co-exist...

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