CENSUS AND DEVELOPMENT

By Arshad Abbasi 2017 is going to be the year of a census in Pakistan. The much-delayed and highly-required process of counting population in different statistical...

The Looming Death Of Naqashi

By Aown Ali  Brush moves in a careful direction and fine lines emerge painting a bunch of jasmine on a turquoise surface. This is Naqashi, a delicate art...

‘Mail Travels For Weeks if Not Months’

By Rafique Chakar   “The indifferent attitude of the postal high-ups toward the post office is leaving a big question mark on the utility of postal services,"...

Gwadar Goes Global?

By Arshad Abbasi “If there are great place-names of the past—Carthage, Thebes, Troy, Samarkand, Angkor Wat—and of the present—Dubai, Singapore, Teheran, Beijing, Washington—then Gwadar might...

Protest Against the ‘Deadly’ Reservoir Continues

By Partab Meghwar  Local villagers, social workers and organizations have been staging protests for the past three months against the deadly reservoir being constructed on 1,500...