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MANNAT ( Short Story Collection ) by Mutraba Sheikh

First, let's bask in the beauty of this cover, now let me tell you that one of the books I read in November was Manaat by Mutruba. It was such an interesting book that I finished it in just a day. It is a collection of short stories, some of them are innovative, others are conventional, but all of them focus on the human psychology in great detail, the social and psychological problems faced by both women and men

KARACHI AND LAHORE: THE TWO SHOULDERS OF PAKISTAN

by: Abdullah Waseem Our beloved homeland Pakistan has four provinces each of them has a capital the two most economically and culturally important provinces are Sindh and Punjab. These two are the most important provinces of the country, no offense to the other two, these provinces have equally important capitals Karachi and Lahore. KARACHI THE ECONOMIC HUB OF PAKISTAN: Karachi is one of the largest cities

AIJAZ ASLAM’S FATHER DEATH

Aijaz Aslam’s father has died, according to celebrity pals. Adnan Siddiqui, an actor and acquaintance of Aslam’s, broke the news. On Wednesday, Siddiqui used his Instagram Stories to express his sadness to his fans. The reason for death has yet to be revealed. “I’m sorry to inform you that our great friend Aijaz Aslam’s father recently died away. We’ll keep the family in our thoughts and prayers.

Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) conference and Regional Economic Security Architecture in Dushanbe

Usman Khan Aurakzai The 21st meeting of the SCO Council of Heads of State  held in Tajikistan's Dushanbe on September 17. The meeting was chaired by Tajikistan's President Emomali Rahmon.SCO is an intergovernmental organization founded in Shanghai. The SCO currently comprises eight Member States: China, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Pakistan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, four Observer States interested in

Pakistan’s First Ever NFT Fundraiser: Over 2 Million Raised for water accessibility by Tayyaba org.

Tayaba Organization, a non-profit based in Pakistan has launched and auctioned a limited collection of NFTs primarily to raise much-needed awareness for its water accessibility initiative. Tayaba through this step has become the first Pakistani NGO and one of the first globally to implement the innovative block chain-based NFT technology for fundraising purposes in the charity sector. This represents a unique and

Fall of Afghanistan’s impact, future of Pak-China-Taliban relations in region

Impact of the fall of Afghanistan and future of Pakistan-China and Taliban relations in the region. The rapid collapse of Afghan government forces and the rise of the Taliban shocked Europe and sparked an intense debate about the impact on European politics. While the United States was the driving force in adopting the Western strategy of intervention in Afghanistan, several European countries invested heavily in

Syed Ali Geelani: The resistance lives on

An icon of disputed Kashmir’s resistance against Indian rule and a top separatist leader who became the emblem of the region’s defiance against New Delhi, Syed Ali Geelani died late Wednesday. He was 92. Syed Ali Geelani was born on September 29, 1929 in a village on the banks of Wular lake in the Sopore area of Kashmir's Baramulla district, according to Anadolu Agency. He remained a staunch opponent of

Hindu temple attack case: SC wants riverine area in Rahim Yar Khan cleared of dacoits

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court issued on Friday an order to clear the Katcha area in Rahim Yar Khan of dacoits during a hearing of the suo motu case on the attack at a Hindu temple in Rahim Yar Khan last week. Last week, over a dozen men, armed with sticks, had vandalised a Hindu temple in Rahim Yar Khan, shouting slogans and desecrating idols in the place of worship. The video clip of the incident went viral

Durdana Butt: A new beginning

I studied where my mom taught, I studied in the elitist Beaconhouse School. A lesser-known branch of the massive and widespread institution in the suburbs of Karachi, a housing colony dedicated to Pakistan Steel Mills employees who wanted their children to get quality education was made by Russian architects and engineers in collaboration with Pakistani’s. My mother told me fondly when in my youth I was taken

Suspect killed MPA Asad Khokhar’s brother for ‘ghosting’ him: police sources

LAHORE: The key suspect, Nazim, in the murder case of MPA Asad Khokhar’s brother Malik Mubashar, killed the victim for "avoiding him" after the suspect was granted bail in a murder case, sources in the police said Monday. During initial interrogation, Nazim had confessed to killing Malik Mubashar out of revenge, saying that the MPA’s brother was allegedly involved in the murders of his brother and uncle.