The purpose of this gathering was to make some noise, and ironically it was PTI that made it a bigger deal than it was
Not a single orphanage is registered and the children are not even included in statistics
With bananas touching Rs150 per dozen, even eating fruit during iftar has become more of a dream for many.
“We will soon lose the famous palla fish and there is not much hope of its revival". The list is long and shocking.
While some agree with Pashteen’s aggressive stance, majority of Pashtuns disagree with the way the PTM has turned...
How can PTI knock on ECP's door to bar Maryam from holding office when they have not done the same with Tareen?
Maryam as party leader means there will be another round of tense and colossal political battle in the near future.
Pakistan’s biggest problem is water – either there's too much in the form of floods or too little in form of...
Imran is famous for speaking extemporaneously and saying whatever comes to his mind; facts and reason be damned.
How can Bangladesh be 'richer' than Pakistan, let alone India, when it’s GDP would be lower?
Bitcoin did not deserve to lose its hype, but it vanished because it came from the wrong people.
Why don’t we have better checks and balances that go past medical boards simply issuing or renewing medical licenses?
An autonomous SBP would be decoupled from government’s unrealistic fiscal and growth targets, focusing on inflation.
Was Putin not meeting Imran really a “diplomatic setback” for Pakistan?
If releasing a captured Indian pilot wasn't goodwill enough, Pakistan has also released 360 Indian prisoners.
Concerns were real as trade imbalance between the two countries stood at $9.7bn last year, with Pakistan on losing end
If we compare based on democracy vs dictatorship, our democratically-elected leaders were behind 82% of these loans.
A presidential system is about consolidating power in Imran Khan, and that is how authoritarianism always begins.
A risky selection, Wahab can be a masterstroke, but he can also go from hero to zero from one match to the next.
England have made us realise what's missing in our World Cup squad: Amir’s economical bowling and Asif’s power...
Who would be a better role model than the only Test cricketer to have scored a century in all Test hosting nations?
City retaining the title, despite missing last season's key architects, is what makes this victory more astonishing.
The miracle did not end at Anfield, as there was more to come at the Johan Cruijff Arena the following night.
Can Ajax retain the lead or will the Spurs reduce the deficit when the two meet in the Netherlands tonight?
Pakistan's batting will be the key factor in determining how well they perform in this series and the World Cup.
The match burst into life once the legendary Zaheer Abbas and Majid Khan put their foot on the pedal
While Liverpool made it to the final of Champions League last year, they've been nowhere near as prolific as Barcelona
The slow burns, the political games, the conspiracies that made us fall in love with GoT were destroyed this season.
I am an action film fanatic and can say with certainty that the action sequences are truly unparalleled in cinema.
The stellar female leads are funny, charming, and convincing, even when the writing isn’t at its strongest.
I hope we get a sequel, for as the audience finds out soon after the movie begins, one can never get enough of Pikachu
A simple, healthy and flavourful cake, while the experience is infused with emotions as we find joy in breaking fast.
Zac Efron is more than just a pretty face and perhaps the best part of the movie.
Ultimately, the greatest thing it achieves is that it makes the viewer appreciate A Quiet Place even more.
Not feeling at home with your own family is a tragedy, one which Mirza renders beautifully on the page.
How has Cersei become the most formidable villain, even more so than the Night King and his army of the dead?
In just weeks, the thing you loved became the thing you deeply despise.
How do you think your daughters must feel when you tell them they can’t do what you do because they are girls?
How did it turn one of the toughest, most composed characters into a weeping mess over a guy she slept with 10mins ago
It is incomprehensible why any self-respecting artist would choose Aamir Liaquat to play a revered freedom fighter
People assuming Shafi has been hiding due to guilt need only see how she carries herself when she addresses the public
Alleged harassers in the industry are continuing their work without being questioned in the same manner as survivors.
For those who may think killing a kitten is trivial, his twisted behaviour did not end there.
The drama takes on a sensitive topic in such a nuanced manner that it ensures the story reverberates with the audience
From the movie Marvel wants you to forget ever happened to arguably one of the best superhero movies ever made
She lost interest in everything and couldn’t even gather energy to feed her baby; she would go days without...
Going from an all-girls school to a co-ed one, I would feel incapable of adapting to social situations involving boys.
It wasn’t me but men in my country who needed the hijab for their eyes and minds. For me, it wasn’t enough, or...
As a woman and a PTI voter, it is disheartening to witness PTI’s lack of consideration for the women it courted
Does the government have any concrete plans to support the tourism sector beyond just capturing videos of mountains?
A country that spends 2% of its budget on education cannot afford installing cameras in every exam centre.
After two years of living in Pakistan, the outcome was not what I expected.
When people hear your child is autistic, they sympathise with you but also tell their children not to play with yours.
Overseas Pakistanis are seen only as investment, while we are the ones who portray narratives, long before foreigners.
Calling Godse a terrorist today invites a police case, but calling Gandhi 'father of Pak' gets silent support...
Women don’t always look out for their own, especially when a word like rape can be thrown around with such impunity
Masood Azhar's designation is indeed a major victory, albeit one for China and Pakistan at India’s agreed expense.
The trust that defined Iran-India relations has been broken, while the end result is beneficial to Pakistan and the US
The cheap shot the world saw coming, and a desperate move that says a lot more about Modi's political vulnerability.
Why do women have to die to be taken seriously?
In none of his political rallies has Modi talked about his achievements over the last five years, and one can see why.
While Baghdad offers thousands of years of history, a powerful energy emanates from the city of Karbala.
Losing Ankara and Istanbul would have to be nothing short of a Turkish political nightmare for the ruling elite.
Originally billed as a miniseries, the show won eight Emmy Awards for season 1, hence a sequel was expected.
With the mystifying change in Maleficent’s character, the film is set to take the story in a whole new direction.
The host channelled the self-righteousness and chauvinism of countless ghairatmand (honourable) Pakistanis
The film certainly won’t be pulling any punches when it comes to terrifying audiences with its horror and...
With a new sleek Iron-Spider suit, there’s also a lot of emotional heft to the tale, casting a shadow on the film.
Admirers of Springsteen will surely enjoy this film, but the central artist probably won’t be a limiting factor.
While it’s harsh to judge a movie on the basis of a trailer, it’s also hard to look past the shortcomings on display
It won’t redefine cinema, but it will hopefully serve as a fun comedy flick for the summer.
Seeming like a throwback to Smith's 'I, Robot', the signs seem to point towards a visually audacious sci-fi film.
She took a turn through a dark alley as a shortcut; little did she know this shortcut would cut her life short.
He hated taking Ejaz’s help, but what he hated more was the fact that when he couldn’t do something, Ghazal did.
“A Moses without manifestation, a Christ without a cross”: Karl Marx as remembered by Wamiq Jaunpuri
Jaunpuri's poetic tribute to Marx is perhaps the best short ode & introduction to the latter in all of Urdu literature
Despite a long progressive tradition in Urdu literature inspired by events of 1917, not much poetry exists on Lenin
Deep down he knew it wasn’t for Abba. It was for himself, so he wouldn’t live a life of hideous cruelty like father.
'Khudkushi,' they murmured, afraid not to say it out too loud. A silence spread, full of fear and anticipation.
It is unique as none of our leading feminist writers or female poets had written about a transgender person before it
In his conversation or dialogue, I heard a sigh. A lament. A joy. And an offer. The transition was marked by his wave.
I watch as first you give up your laughter, then your listening, then your talking, then yourself.