The problem does not rest solely on the shoulders of old and exhausted families like that of Qandeel's.
The community’s ownership and affiliation with the place has been marred by state-led interventions
The manner in which qurbani is conducted often leads to animals witnessing other animals being painfully butchered.
This year, the price of a medium-sized goat is 20-25% higher than last year, whereas a large goat is 35-40% higher.
Why should we donate money to the government when we already pay taxes for this very purpose?
His operations helped break the back of militants. In turn, this made him one of their biggest targets.
Despite having endless potential to shine in other areas, why does Karachi remain so obsessed with food?
Pakistan is not on their priority list, since it has enough water from its glacier-fed rivers, but it is mismanaged.
94% of English private school teachers in Punjab do not speak English, 4-12% of third graders are fluent readers.
PTI is providing relief to businesses, dues of Rs208bn have been waived. This is selective accountability as its best.
Pakistan was not acknowledged for its decisive role in bringing one of the two most powerful countries to its knees.
In most cases, it is a government of the people, and to some extent by the people, but not for the people.
The two leaders have gone out of their way to make expats feel like they are still part of a wider national family.
Revocation of Article 35A is tantamount to opening the floodgates for unrestricted Jewish settlements on the West Bank
The reality of a Kashmir constantly under siege and its people deprived of fundamental rights is about to worsen.
In Pakistan today, children are undergoing major challenges because of its volatile society.
If India can end polio despite being four times bigger in size than Pakistan, why can’t the latter?
Is it not the height of hypocrisy for Imran to want to implement this change after clamouring about its demerits?
It looks like Liverpool may well have a night to remember in Milan.
Amir’s decision to retire is more than just a retirement; it’s a verification that Test cricket is becoming obsolete.
No matter which angle you look at it from, you can’t think of a more bizarre rule to declare a winner in cricket.
When the men play in world cups, they're the talk of the town. But when the women do the same...
After avenging his 2008 defeat to Nadal yesterday, is Djokovic next on Federer's list?
Call it theatrics of a heartbroken fan to draw parallels between pre-revolution French society and exploits of a team
The young talent emerging from the grassroots looks fantastic, and the future of Pakistan cricket looks hopeful.
Truth is the Pakistan team does have many promising cricketers, but we need a proper system to foster their talent.
Wahab's 15 from 9 balls won’t change his stats, but for Pakistan, those 15 runs were as precious as gold, if not...
According to Sultan, Pakistan is run not on the wheels of wisdom but on the wheels of power.
Richardson’s cinematography and Tarantino’s superb craft weave an extravagant setting with artful meticulousness.
Impressive direction, phenomenal acting, engaging script, appealing music, choreography – the movie was a crowd-puller
One should take lessons from Asim on how to work with minute details and definite colour pallets.
Comprising of shaami kebabs, Kabuli yakhni pulao and pecan pie, it will surely take your Eid spread to the next level!
It won’t be wrong to say that Superstar is one of Mahira's best performances since Humsafar.
Upon asking how it feels to be compared to Ranveer Singh, Bilal Ashraf laughingly says, “it’s actually funny".
From the script to the direction, everything is subpar. This is as generic as a psychological thriller can get.
Taking the overused tropes of the heist genre and reinventing and subverting them is perhaps the show’s greatest feat.
Abbasi framed his decision to marry her as a case of charity or sacrifice.
The portrayal of sexual orientation as a costume that one can put on whenever they wish to is immensely problematic.
Chopra has proven that she sees her role as a UN Goodwill Ambassador as nothing more than a resume-booster
Shahid Shafaat’s brilliant direction coupled with Sohai Ali Abro’s powerful acting is definitely worthy of applause.
ACF’s Ayesha Chundrigar recalls how “violated” she felt when the hate messages started pouring in.
A sickening sense of entitlement is being promoted by BJP; an entitlement not just over land, but over bodies.
We understand how our data can be manipulated to affect our opinions and how it translates into capital for companies.
Whether it’s Meesha, the women in Ukhano’s case, Fatema Sohail or Nazish, the society will always blame the woman.
These ladies belong to the era when Pakistani cinema was exceptionally renowned and considered better than Bollywood.
It disturbs a person’s circadian rhythm, their social life, their achievements and their interpersonal relationships.
Unfavourably comparing your children damages all of them.
This year I find myself clinging on to this religious event with the ferocity of a drowning man.
Forcing children to watch the qurbani without any context is not a religious ritual, it is a cultural ritual.
She knew the power of language; its power to oppress, subjugate, control. And its power to liberate, reveal and heal.
The family said “we were astonished at his strength and thought it's a ghost. How else could a child be so...
There is a hefty amount of documents that need to be submitted and other invasive details like a picture of your house
Toxic possessiveness is all about control under the guise of ‘love’.
The truth behind OCD is much more painful and it is about more than just being concerned with neatness or order.
After almost 20 years of the predictable pattern of US engagement and disengagement, Pakistan has now grown weary.
Only by understanding the element of the people involved can we comprehend the element of sacrifice involved.
The worst deterrent comes not from within Saudi Arabia, but beyond: tech companies.
Americans make up about 4.4% of the world population but own 42% of the world’s guns.
What peaceful solution could possibly emerge in IoK if both nations are too pre-occupied with their bickering.
India intended to be the ‘friend of all’ but ended being trusted by none after Modi bungled its multi-alignment policy
The road ahead is fraught with obstacles and we are about to see a wave of resignations, protests, tough negotiations.
Scheer is trying to rely on divisive politics, like Donald Trump, and gain the votes needed to take down Trudeau.
Without a leader whose reach is global, few listened to Pakistan over the last 25 years. But with Imran, this changed.
Maleeha Lodhi discusses the future of IoK at the UNSC, Pakistan's role at the UN and the personal attacks against...
The trailer has left people feeling confused, somewhat surprised and also overjoyed. For me, it's disappointment.
Scorsese returning to the genre, with DeNiro, Pesi, Pacino, exploring Hoffa's life–this is a match made in film heaven
Filmmakers didn’t rush into the sequel for a quick cash grab, but tried to come up with a good story for the sequel.
Thirty-four years later, the film is finally getting the sequel people wanted decades ago.
Gunfights, traditional warfare, explosions and stylised slow-motion shots that are synonymous with the franchise.
While the overall tonal shift may be jarring for fans of the original, the more dramatic approach could work for it.
It is a little hard to muster any excitement for yet another revisit to a familiar franchise
President Arif Alvi opens up about his AI initiative, the two bullets lodged in his arm from Ayub Khan’s military...
You see the posh Prado that does not belong, you see the glock pointed, “Sir, go along”.
Because only a mother can cherish your existence, despite the haunted past that flashes with your presence!
He bought her new clothes for Eid, but that was all he could afford with his meagre income.
All that’s left will be our speck in the darkness and the will to conform
Today marks the 73rd birthday of arch-feminist poetess, activist Fahmida Riaz, who left us rather too soon last year.
No, beta, the trees can’t talk and sing, nature doesn’t invite you in, and the wind certainly doesn’t give you wings!
My name was the talk of the world. But as it usually happens, my importance had been lost in the noise.
This history and beauty that we let go, it still exists, just muted and diluted from before.
Where the people are mad, the dogs are so wild. Where the gods have no say, no justice, no morals.