That co-worker who can’t stand the fact that there’s someone new in their department, aka the jealous sister-in-law.
In a nation where success is measured by rally turn-out, Nawaz may have proved that Punjab is still his stronghold.
Ziaul Haq’s legacy consists less of his own policies and more of the actions successive governments have taken to undo their effects
It's no coincidence that most of the banned outfits in Pakistan today such as LeT and SSP were formed during Zia’s era
Dear Tahirul Qadri, you cannot be a leader as you are three years too late to demand justice for the Model Town brutality
Qadri’s inflammatory rhetoric against all things government worry people like myself who witnessed the tragedy of...
Can Nawaz Sharif salvage his legacy by normalising relations with India and the economic alleviation stemming from it?
Besides metros and motorways, Nawaz always had something up his sleeve which would define his era and legacy – India.
My driver and female staff said they would leave immediately unless given 10% more than what they were being paid
Dear PML-N supporters, dragging Tyrian White in your battle with PTI reeks of indecency and dirty tactics
In 1997, the same battle featured little Tyrian. 20 years later, an older Tyrian finds herself in the same place again
The rich and elite of Karachi can afford reverse osmosis plants and tankers every week, but we, the majority, cannot
For a person with a low income, paying 10-15,000 for one tanker which lasts for less than a week is next to impossible
After enjoying four years in the NA on PTI’s seat, you suddenly realised that Imran treats women with disrespect?
Can Pakistan’s economic stability and businesses survive Nawaz Sharif and Ishaq Dar’s disqualification?
PML-N was the only major party known for their pro-growth disposition and businesses cheered their economic focus.
With lawyers acting as gangs and judges powerless to give justice, the image of this profession has suffered terribly.
Hitting a trash can when reversing your car is "an accident". Mowing down a child while driving full-speed is murder.
Why weren’t other religious minorities forced to videotape their Independence Day celebrations in India?
To be a Muslim in India's UP today is like being a Jew in Hitler’s Germany.
On this day, look at your sister and realise how she isn’t allowed the same rights as you. Where is her independence?
US lacks the moral authority to fight against terrorists in Afghanistan, because Americans themselves are the invaders
He's like a king receiving an amicable send off from a grateful nation instead of a PM deposed on corruption charges.
We will be diverting resources, capital and labour to produce what we could have bought at a cheaper price from China.
Bhutto to Bhutto, Sharif to Sharif: This is Pakistan and blood (nepotism) is thicker than water (meritocracy)
What has Hamza done, other than share the same surname as Nawaz, to be nominated as the future CM of Punjab?
Why is the groom's virginity never questioned? Do his past fidelities hold less relevance in a marriage of equals?
It is because of the PSL final in Lahore that a home series against the ICC World XI is now on the cards for Pakistan.
You only let a teenager take charge of a dead ball situation with other senior players around when he's truly...
With Arsenal bagging their first victory and Manchester City being the favourites, who will take home the EPL trophy?
Wenger boys surely have a fair crack at the premier league trophy, if we go by Friday night's thrilling 4-3 victory.
Mohammad stood strong like the rock of Gibraltar after batting for 970 minutes, the longest innings in Test history.
Amir Khan demonstrated that his hands, which no longer throw punches, are only capable of mudslinging
The fact that PCB thinks increasing salaries by 100% alone will change the state of our domestic cricket is worrisome.
He had been cascaded by the everlasting shadow of Messi and didn’t feel the same affection from Barcelona loyalists
They say cricket is played 80% in your mind and 20% are your skills, and this is one area where Fakhar Zaman excels.
For 20 years, Pakistan’s national game has been stuck in an endless cycle of bad management and wretched performances.
The strength of Big Little Lies is in how it depicts violence as an ordinary part of women’s lives.
Toilet: Ek Prem Katha is the perfect sugar-coated medicine to treat the illnesses in India’s society
From sanitation to defecation in open areas, Toilet brings a lot of India’s present day concerns to the big screen.
Since Syed Noor used remakes of songs from his earlier films, it was obvious that this film lacked originality.
The senseless mess is so devoid of ingenuity and wit that it makes the awful Angry Birds Movie look like a masterpiece
The most glaring problem is how serious the entire show is, so much so that it often borders on self-parody.
Lipstick Under My Burkha does not empower women; it only pits woman against woman – one of patriarchy’s best defences
The movie puts women ‘in their place’ by pushing them back to the very patriarchal setup they want to be freed...
It has all the ingredients needed to make it great – a good script, perfect amount of humour and a touch of drama.
My mind wouldn't stop questioning, "Have I decided on the right colour? What if the hair colourist messes my hair...
The Black Prince: In conversation with Kavi Raz on the real Lion of Punjab and the most powerful kingdom in the world
Punjab and its history is indeed a gold mine for great and epic stories to be brought to the silver screen.
From the first episode, we see that Fouzia is fiercely independent and is depicted as a strong girl in a weak home.
Within weeks, they designed 3D car simulation games, practiced GPS navigation and even constructed their own webpages.
7 years before Pak Sar Zameen was officially adopted as our national anthem in 1954, Sar Zameen-e-Pak was our anthem.
“If I were you, I would not have shown Aziz's soft side. I would have simply and very easily painted him as a...
Compared to his earlier work in the series, Craig's performance in Spectre failed to generate a favourable response.
Pakistani documentary makers are getting nominated for Emmys, but their own country does not give them any recognition
When you add a genre like documentary along with a female filmmaker, the chances of success in Pakistan grow slimmer.
Seems like a breath of fresh air amidst content cluttered with spineless women, over-confident men and formula scripts
Dear Disney, casting Naomi Scott as Jasmine just because she’s brown highlights the Orientalist tendency of conflating all brown cultures
It's easy to cast a Middle Eastern actor as a terrorist but difficult to cast the same people in a leading role?
Did he compare people to racehorses? And is he implying that only people born in Bollywood homes are ‘good horses’?
He would see that those who opposed the creation of Pakistan are now the guardians of its ideology(as defined by them)
That co-worker who can’t stand the fact that there’s someone new in their department, aka the jealous sister-in-law.
Women are dispensable for they are only needed to make new humans, but that purpose can also be achieved via rape.
“You are a nation whose history is replete with people of wonderful grit and character. Live up to your traditions.”
Gratitude in itself does not honour legacies, and so it is time for Pakistan to give back to Dr Ruth Pfau
At 30,Dr Pfau was sent by the Order to India, but due to visa issues, she landed in Karachi and decided never to leave
Boredom is one of the main reasons behind lack in performance as students get tired of having the same tasks every day
Load-shedding? Bill tampering? Theft? Fret not, Pakistan, for solar-powered systems are here to save the day (and your money)
It would entirely replace the need for electricity from the grid, the bill would be zero and there is no running cost.
For many, career means the procurement of a pay-slip, that’s all.The heftier it gets, the more success one...
Dear Ayesha Gulalai, instead of honouring our roots and culture, you have disgraced every single Pakhtun woman of Pakistan
When it comes to protecting honour, Pakhtun men can even take up arms. So how could your father not ask you to resign?
Pauline Hanson’s burqa ban proves she is an isolationist and the female version of Donald Trump – but only worse
Hanson is not new to controversy and is quite vocal about her right-wing, anti-immigration and anti-Muslim rhetoric.
Divided States of America: Donald Trump will not condemn the Charlottesville attackers because they are the ones who voted for him
If Trump continues to remain silent, it won’t be long before America witnesses a repeat of KKK’s inhumane actions.
North Korean threats are nothing new, but the only difference this time around is an unpredictable US president.
Today, as our countries turn 70, modern Pakistan and India are a reality, but then so is our great common heritage.
Akbar the Great who? – Did BJP just eliminate the Mughals from their textbooks to promote its Hindutva ideology?
To cultivate a zealous religiously-themed nationalism among the people,one must create an appropriate historic context
These cases were not over cows or beef, they were mostly Islamophobic in nature and involved clear-cut hate crimes
When models are seen and treated as professional hangers, and young impressionable girls want to be just like them
The constant cultural pressure to maintain a skinny and size zero body has made girls view their bodies as enemies.
If a country signs a deal with US, it should also follow them on other issues – this seems like a pact with the...
Until then, we make our eyes a little sharper and raise our collars a little higher – because no one is immune.
Similar to Black Swan, Mother! gives us a peek at how paranoia is driving Lawrence’s character into total...
By the looks of it, it has expertly choreographed one-take fight scenes and doesn’t hold back on the gritty violence.
Is Daenerys becoming more like her father, the Mad King? Will she become another cold-hearted queen like Cersei?
“To pretend that these guys weren’t just as evil as the guy that came before them, that’s a mistake.”
It’s common courtesy to stand during the national anthem, but I guess the guitarist doesn't know what respect is.
Game of Thrones S07-E04: A Stark reunion, an epic battle and unfinished business – what more could one want?
The episode has surpassed all previous GoT standards and has set new benchmarks for the show itself.
The movie seems to have more colour, humour and appeal to it as compared to its previous instalment.
With its 'escape from prison' backdrop, the film reminded me of the all-time-classic, The Shawshank Redemption.
Olenna Tyrell may seem like an old and weak woman compared to Jamie Lannister, but her words clearly prove she isn't.
The flesh, the bones, the blood, the sweat. Leave nothing behind.
We couldn’t afford the train and that was a blessing because the trains that came back were full of the dead.
People were told that the wedding preparations exhausted the bride-to-be. In reality it wasn't exhaustion but despair.
Washed away with a hose, left to dry and soaked by the heart of Lahore, which hungrily feeds on the blood of the dead.
Because you should expect nothing of the world — when you want it to expect nothing of you.
Touted as underdogs, destined to fail; emerged as cornered tigers, which the world came to hail.
While the man in the black robe gropes and misleads, all your children can do is blindfold their eyes and hearts.
Why was she feeling like a lost cause while everyone’s life was moving forward perfectly?
Sometimes he thought his business was not really selling ice but buying time.