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  • Differentiating democracy from other things

    ISLAMABAD: The May 2013 general elections were said to mark the first ‘democratic’ transition from one civilian government to another, and have since been seen as a kind of new beginning for democracy in Pakistan, which has struggled with military dictatorships for much of its history...

    But at an Islamabad Literature Festival session on Sunday, French academic Christophe Jaffrelot drew a distinction between “democracy” and...

  • Light and heavy things in Zeeshan Sahil’s Karachi

    ‘The cage was empty, And the vase in your window overflowed with white flowers...

    ’Released in the summer of 2013, Light and Heavy Things marked an important moment for all English speaking poetry enthusiasts, namely the first moment that the late Zeeshan Sahil’s free-verse poetry (or rather, a minute sample of it) became readily accessible outside of the pages of an anthology...

  • Spotlight: Rahat and all things Pakistani

    Rahat Fateh Ali Khan considers Karachi an important venue for his performances, and he makes it a point to perform in the city frequently...

    The concert entitled Sufi Night — Music of Peace was aimed at spreading the message of international peace and harmony on the world stage...

  • Positive, negative and things in between

    KARACHI: In art, are craft and content mutually exclusive or mutually reinforcing? Or are they interdependent? This is a difficult question to answer...

    It becomes all the more difficult when artists such as Ghulam Mohammad, an exhibition of whose artworks opened at the Canvas Art Gallery on Tuesday, dazzle the viewer with their tremendous skill and the ability to approach subject matter through their technical prowess...

  • 5 things to know about Saudi Arabia and its mammoth IPO

    As the country opens up on the economic front, there have also been some social reforms including more freedoms for women, but progress has been erratic and critics pushing for faster changes have ended up in jail...

    That money is needed to fund mega-projects like NEOM, a $500bn futuristic mega city planned on the northern Red Sea coast, which officials say will have flying taxis and talking robots...

  • Three things we learned from the first Test between England and Pakistan

    Pakistan, despite not having played international cricket for several months because of the coronavirus, dominated the majority of the match and were still favourites when they reduced England to 117-5, chasing a target of 277, on Saturday's fourth day in Manchester...

    But Jos Buttler (75) and Chris Woakes (84 not out) took the game away from the tourists in a sixth-wicket partnership of 139...

  • ‘Wasim Akram could do unimaginable things with the ball’

    West Indies bowling great Curtly Ambrose has termed Pakistan's pace bowling legend Wasim Akram as one of his “all-time favourites”, adding that the left-armer, who turned 49 today, could do ‘unimaginable’ things with the ball...

    In a tribute fit for the genius that Akram was, the Pakistan great was ramped up for special praise by Ambrose in the back drop of the launch of his autobiography ‘Time to Talk’,“Wasim Akram is one of my...

  • Five things that ail the Pakistan stock market

    Stock brokers and analysts who were projecting the Index would hit 56,000 points by the end of 2017 gasped for breath as it took a sudden turn for the worse...

    Adding deteriorating economic numbers and political uncertainty into the mixture created a perfect recipe for a bear market...

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