Nowhere else is the mango held in as much reverence as it is in India and Pakistan. The fruit has grown in popularity so much that it is now being cultivated across the world. But throughout our political history, the mango has often been a sweet diplomatic mediator With South...
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Sometimes we fabricate a conceptual reality in order to deal with the reality we interact with on a daily basis Sometime in the late 1970s, tabloids in Indonesia, Malaysia and Egypt carried a front-page news about Neil Armstrong — the famous American astronaut who, in 1969, became the first man...
Women are free to choose or discard covering themselves up in public, yet it is advocated openly from time to time Being a man, it is always a struggle for me to write about the issue of the hijab, abaya or burqa. Women, who wear these or those who choose...
Was the Muttahida Qaumi Movement simply engineered by Gen Zia or was there more to its history? The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), once the most dominant political party in Karachi, is in complete disarray. At the moment there are three factions of the party vying for the Mohajir vote and...
The Pakistani state has attempted to counter one dogmatic ideology it has fostered by promoting another, with disastrous consequences The Director of the Pak Institute of Peace Studies (PIPS), Amir Rana, wrote in his December 30, 2018 article for daily Dawn that the State’s romance with radical Barelvi groups was...