Zainab was clearly not the last one as cases keep popping up, yet sex education remains taboo in Pakistan
If 8 schools in Sindh’s Johi can conduct classes on sex education, why can't it be implemented across the board?
It has been claimed that TLP could dent PML-N’s vote bank in the upcoming election, thus benefiting PTI.
How does one demand #JusticeForZainab from the Punjab government when the executioners are the perpetrators?
Turn any corner in Punjab, you will find a rape case. The rapist either belongs to PML-N, or draws influence from it.
Portraying the “people” element of Partition, it gives personal insight of how leaving home changes a person forever.
Sadiq and ameen, Imran Khan is the cleanest politician in Pakistan and an evident choice for the 2018 election
Someone who's been ruling for decades and yet failed time and again, or someone who proved their worth in a few...
Bhutto’s appeal is now merely a tool to arouse voters with the slogan ‘Jeay Bhutto’, but nothing beyond that.
Whether for smoking, wearing jeans or saying #MeToo, 2017 was a year of constant harassment for Pakistani women
From Khadija Siddiqui to Mahira Khan, Malala Yousafzai to Sharmeen Obaid,2017 was incomparable in terms of harassment
It was in Pakistan’s hand not to allow the meeting to take place. So it’s not Pakistan that is insulting us, it's us..
If one questions whether or not Bilawal Bhutto is following in his mother’s footsteps, the answer is unequivocally...
Dismissing claims of foreign involvement in the recent Zimbabwe coup & the failed attempt in Turkey would be ignorance
Much to Washington’s dismay, it's only the beginning of the end of America’s role as an unchallenged global superpower
If PML-N wants to claim victory for the market’s spectacular performance, it must also admit faltering it.
Pakistan has thrown Trump’s tweet right back at him by using it as a plausible pretext for deporting Afghan...
PML-N will win and PTI will lose, again. But the most interesting election will be where PSP and MQM-P battle it out.
What Jatoi did was criminal, but misusing the anti-terrorism law to stop the misuse of the Qisas law only validates it
Blanketing all Muslims as terrorists is becoming more ludicrous by the day, contributing to a rise in terror this year
With depleting foreign reserves, a drop in rupee value & an absent finance minister, the economy has had a rough year
While Pakistan may have found new partners to carry its monetary baggage, it cannot stand on its own economically.
Man City will take home the title, but without their unbeaten run, thanks to the magical nature of Liverpool
Without Phillipe Coutinho, nobody was even willing to give the Reds any chance against the runaway league leaders.
The fallen giant: Arsenal is out of major leagues and has no one but itself and Arsene Wenger to blame for it
The Gunners have shot themselves in the foot by allowing its two major assets, Ozil and Sanchez, to leave the club.
Without Andy Murray and Serena Williams, will the Australian Open 2018 be a classic Federer-Nadal showdown?
Federer may have the upper hand on hard courts, but Nadal will be keen to stop the Swiss from claiming his 20th title.
With Sarfraz's captaincy faring better than individual performance, it's been a worrisome display in all 3...
#PakvsNZ is an entirely different and difficult test for the men in green – Is Pakistan prepared for the challenge that awaits?
Facing the Kiwi bowlers on their own turf is not an easy task, especially considering their lethal bowling armoury.
United has turned into Mourinho’s greatest challenge, but can he restore the club to its former glory or crash with it
When soldiers are dying on the borders, how can there be an appetite for a friendly Indo-Pak series?
One may argue that sport should not be mixed with politics, but the case of Indo-Pak cricket is anything but ordinary.
If 2017 proved anything, it was that the beauty of Pakistan cricket lies in its glorious uncertainties
2017 was not about the youngsters, as we also saw two greatest players, Misbah & Younis, bow out of the game fittingly
The world of sports can provide more drama than movies and these 7 events of 2017 are a testament to that
From India biting the dust to a billion-dollar fight, strange is one of the many adjectives to describe this wild year
History, politics, drama, scandals – The Crown has it all and will make you google ‘did that really happen?’
The ingenious depiction of history as art and the allure of politics, drama and scandal is what makes it a must watch.
It may remind you of Stranger Things, but it's far better given its clever themes & profoundly philosophical questions
A shallow, hollow musical that ignores the nuances of its actual story to create a saccharine, sterile, feel-good tale
Hopelessly detached from other Insidious films, it's not different from the mediocre horror films we're used to seeing
Culinary pioneer Zubaida Apa has left us but her totkas and bestselling Hyderabadi biryani and Sujji/Besan halwa will be with us forever
Hers was the first biryani I ever tried making, and it was extremely easy and delicious, and garnered a lot of praise.
The only difference between Parchi and Arth 2/Chupan Chupai is the craftiness of its writer and director
Although some bits are derived from Bollywood, they have been crafted accordingly, offering content that is fresher.
Up close and personal with Parchi’s Ahmed Ali Akbar: “You cannot pull people down if they are more talented than you; you have to push them up”
There are two homes in this lifetime you should take care of; the planet and the other being the body you live in.
From O Rungreza to Baaghi to Yaqeen Ka Safar, 2017 gave us some thought-provoking, captivating and unique serials.
2017 proved Hollywood is capable of reaching new cinematic highs while lowering the bar for what counts as a movie.
Victim-blaming, slut-shaming, parent-blaming, inappropriate memes – is this your way to demand #JusticeForZainab, Pakistan?
If rape is the context of humour that makes people laugh, then why are we still wasting our breath asking for justice?
Pot calling the kettle black: Imran Khan reserves the right to privacy, but Maryam Nawaz and Bilawal Bhutto don’t?
They're thrusting “it's his personal life” down our throats while indulging in shameless character assassination
Pakistan will be more than happy to spend its defence budget on Russian gear and more joint ventures with China.
Ahed has a history of standing up against injustices; why isn’t she a beneficiary of international outcry as Malala?
He blamed his manager for tweeting outrageous things from his account & yet refused to fire his manager or take action
For men, there might be a difference between a rapist and a sexual harasser, but for us women, it’s one and the same
Why do we jail people for possessing child pornography when we know that it isn’t as bad as actually raping children?
This makes modern day parenting more challenging & difficult–there's one more medium that requires constant vigilance
What would Shashi Kapoor be like as a mainstream actor in today's age? Imagine him as Kabir Khan from Chak De India!
Pakistan’s fashion and advertising industries can learn a thing or two from Saheefa Jabbar and Shahnaz ki shaadi
Shahnaz didn't dye her hair, proving that age is just a number, while Saheefa did not have a circus-like wedding.
From Donut Burger to Waffle Chicken, 6 inventions at Karachi Eat 2018 that made it worth the hassle!
Traditional outlets failed to garner the same level of attraction as these risk-takers, who'll surely be remembered.
This is a hefty slap across the faces of those who put the entire blame of every sexual assault on the victim.
Grandparents are special in ways unimaginable; only when they aren't around that the reality of their absence sinks in
Pervez Musharraf claims he gave women their rights, but then mocks Bilawal Bhutto Zardari by calling him a “woman”
While Musharraf accuses Bilawal of cowardice, he is refusing to face courts on the pretext of some mysterious backache
I spent my 30th birthday trying to prove that no mountain is high enough for Pakistani women to climb
I remember losing my patience at times and wanting to quit, especially after one incident of getting stuck in the sand
Justin Trudeau celebrating Ramazan in Canada is praiseworthy, but PIA celebrating Christmas in Pakistan is appalling?
Our hypocrisy is evident when we chant slogans of unity & “togetherness” in the aftermath of attacks on minorities.
Wherever one seems to go, people want to know where you feel you belong, & answering this question is not an easy feat
This “financial burden” is what drives our culture to promote having male children over female children.
An aged faculty member once stopped a girl in a western outfit and asked boys to encircle her and keep ogling at her.
Actually, General Bipin Rawat, nuclear weapons CAN deter war; a deterrence our countries are all too familiar with
If nuclear weapons are directed at any major Indian or Pakistani cities, 20 million people would vanish in thin air.
Her political thought process remains entrenched in the problems that have created the dire crises the US now faces.
Iran and Turkey are experiencing their best bilateral relations since 1979, as expand in terms of regional influence.
It’s been 2 years since Mohammad made Delhi his home, albeit a temporary one, but he yearns for a glimpse of Damascus.
Dive sites at Hurghada stand out due to its crystal clear water and the friendly sea life willing to be close to you.
Islamophobia is an undeniable fact in the West, but Muslim Americans can’t jump the gun and label every act as hate crime
Some teenage girls ruthlessly attacked a Muslim girl which the victim's father branded as a hate crime, but was it?
If both continue with their ostrich-like approach, there's great danger of IS successfully setting up base in Kashmir.
One premier got ousted; two presidents got elected while one resigned; one reformed while another became independent.
The Gujarat election has proved that Modi’s polarisation and anti-minority politics will only lead to defeat
While the victory saved face for both Modi & BJP, it's exposed the chinks in his armour and makes him more vulnerable.
To Zainab, Tayyaba, Khadija, Batool, Sajida and every girl that’s been abused, harassed, ignored – this one’s for you.
Aesthetically, the film seems gorgeous, but it all just seems a little too akin to the Alice in Wonderland series.
We tried to hate ‘Mamma Mia!’ but ended up singing and dancing to its tune – Can the same be expected from ‘Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again’?
Even though we don’t expect it to be a masterpiece, considering there's no Meryl Streep, how can we possibly resist...
The film looks like a powerful attempt to highlight not just Tourette’s but the challenges faced by millions of...
Sorry George Clooney, but no one carries out a diamond heist better than women, and Ocean’s 8 proves just that
Ocean’s 8 can take the franchise in an exciting new direction that sets it apart from its iconic predecessor.
Menstruation should be discussed without any shame, and Akshay Kumar’s heroic ‘Padman’ makes that possible
From average viewer to celebrities, everyone praised the effort in highlighting a topic that remains largely taboo.
‘Kaalakaandi’ has all the ingredients to be another ‘Delhi Belly’, and finally put an end to Saif Ali Khan’s losing streak
Filmmakers often make similar movies to recreate the success of their previous work, resulting in an unoriginal mess.
The transgender clap is a historical & powerful symbol but is widely taken out of context & mimicked to ridicule them
You won't find much news about bullying or its effects in adults, but that doesn't mean this practice is not rampant
We are the protectors of flowers, we are the keepers of (their) fragrance, whose blood have you come to drink?
Where every topic always leads, an attack on someone else’s creeds. To hurl insult just take a pick...
They were together again, after half a century – one in flesh, and the other mixed with the earth.
The clique of students who in the same class, Despite family influence just managed to pass...
I am a set of eyes, I see the sun drowning, relief turns to fear; the sun is leaving. Will it come back again? Will I?
His parents insisted that Emily changed her name to “Maliha” because they didn’t like calling her Emily.
The wrinkled skirts smelling of cheap perfume, stinking of midnight sillies
Nusrat lifted her face and met his eyes. Brown to black. Innocent to predatory. Virgin to impure.
Shabaana’s blood ran cold when she realised the woman was armed & was probably aiding an attack inside the imambargah