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In Afghanistan’s shadowy new conflict, new displacement and new civilian abuses

As the fighting has intensified, the UN has documented how Taliban fighters have become increasingly confrontational with the civilian population.…

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Corruption fuels Carbon emissions in Asia – study

Developing countries responsible for 63 per cent of carbon emissions; Corruption levels higher in Asia, on average, than in other…

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The limits of loss and damage: A cautionary tale from Pakistan

With roads, schools, and hospitals still underwater or unusable, the floods have exposed the state’s sustained failure to fulfil its…

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Treacherous winter may kill ‘thousands’ more in Pakistan’s flood-hit areas

It has been almost four months since massive rains along with near-apocalyptic floods struck Pakistan, inundating a third of the…

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Women as Builders of Pothohar

Mai Qamro’s mosque is a magnificent specimen of Gakhar architecture, which appears to have been built in the first quarter…

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Jaisalmer and the Silk Route: An intimate acquaintance in the desert

Centuries later, the Thar Desert still carries the indelible marks made by merchants and farmers, warriors and musicians  BY NIRATI…

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Football fever grips Pakistan as country’s soccer ball features in FIFA World Cup

Lyari is known as “mini Brazil” among soccer fans for the talented male football players that this run-down locality of…

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Life along Indo-Pak Border in Rajasthan: A Cultural Insight

The social structure along the international border in Rajasthan is diverse, exhibiting unique traditions, folklore and customs. Khyati Srivastava The…

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The Puzzling History of Kalan Kot, Thatta Sindh

Most historians believe that the Fort was built sometime around the era of the Rai family, a powerful Buddhist family…

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The 1971 War, Caste, Citizenship and a War Memorial in Tharparkar

“War” and subsequent occupation of Tharparkar in the winters of 1971 is still the most traumatic memory for the now…

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