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Pakistan Food Culture, Recipes, Cuisines: Discussion with Niloferr Qazi and Haya Emaan

Connoisseurs of food Niloferr Afridi Qazi and Haya Emaan talk with Raza Rumi about the richness of Pakistani cuisine, its unique tastes, techniques and…

Animating Times Square

This October, the electronic billboards at the maddening Times Square in New York City will display the creative prowess of Shahzia Sikander, an artist…

Remembering Parveen Shakir (1952-1994)

Parveen Shakir (1952-1994) has defined the sensibilities of several generations and beyond. At the relatively young age of 42 years, Parveen Shakir died on…

Enduring Threads

Raza Rumi was fascinated by artist Aasim Akhtar’s unique curation of Pakistani textile heritage at the Rawalpindi NCA – Click here to see more:…

Chronicles of our recent past

FS Aijazuddin’s new book is an erudite and introspective account of a turbulent decade The past decade in Pakistan has been cataclysmic. Political upheavals…

The Spectacular Rise Of TLP And The Challenges Ahead

Even without a wider platform or broad agenda to achieve victory in the polls, groups such as TLP are poised to exploit the grievances…

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Writer, editor, multimedia journalist, International development practitioner and an educator. More on

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پریتم !!ایسی پریت نہ کریو جیسی کرے کھجُوردُھوپ لگے تو سایہ نہ ھیبُھوک لگے پھل دُورپریت نہ کریو پنچھی کے جیسیجل سُوکھے اُڑ جائےپریت تو کریو مچھلی جیسیجل سُوکھے مَر جائےپریت کبیرا ایسی کریوجیسی کرے کپاسجیو تو تن کو ڈھانکےمَرو تو نہ چھوڑے ساتھ"بھگت کبیر" ... See MoreSee Less
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