Daily Archive: Thursday, June 14, 2012

Mehdi Hassan, moving generations

Remembering ghazal legend Mehdi Hassan, who breathed his last in Karachi on Wednesday He had the rare ability to deliver emotions The remarkable thing about Mehdi

Ethics of advertisement

By Nadir Hassan The late writer David Foster Wallace said this about advertising: “An ad that pretends to be art is — at absolute best —

Children of the streets

By Madeeha Ansari Every day, I shake my finger at a little boy struggling to spray water on the windshield of my car. He is

Bigger, more isolated, with development

By Ahmad Rafay Alam The urbanisation in Pakistan brings with it a massive demand for housing, especially in our cities. Urban areas constitute no

Degrees, but no education

My goal in a classroom setting has been simple; make students as uncomfortable as possible with the content of the lecture. Once they get