Pakistan

Taliban give nod to Pakistan-Afghanistan rail link

The Taliban-led government on Tuesday gave its approval for a railway link between Afghanistan and Pakistan, greenlighting rail links between the cities of Peshawar and Kabul and Peshawar and Jalalabad. Approval for a rail link with Uzbekistan was also given. The cabinet of the new government, during the meeting, also …

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Shoaib Akhtar begins talent hunt with PM’s Kamyab Jawan, GSV

Country’s cricketing star Shoaib Akhtar has embarked on a life-changing career opportunity for 20 super talented Pakistani football players with his talent hunt for sports talent in collaboration with Global Soccer Ventures (GSV) NexGen Soccer Trials and Prime Minister Imran Khan’s Kamyab Jawan Sports Drive. According to a statement issued, …

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Art for God’s sake

By Shahzad Abdullah | PUBLISHED January 16, 2022 KARACHI: Of all the forms of literature to delve into creatively, poetry remains as daunting to create as it is often times to comprehend. It is perhaps due to this inherent predicament that any reader might endorse how Of Kings and Nobilities …

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Out of the blue

By Asif Mehmood | PUBLISHED January 16, 2022 KARACHI: Beautifully designed crockery, cutlery and pots decorated with flowers give a special identity to the city Multan. In addition to pottery, different types of decorative tiles are also produced from Multani mitti. Lately, however, the art of blue pottery built from …

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The battle of belonging

By Rajaa Moini | PUBLISHED January 16, 2022 KARACHI: Few words in Pakistan’s collective vocabulary provoke the kind of visceral and knee-jerk reaction as that presented at the mere mention of the word ‘culture’. For internet trolls to Prime Minister Imran Khan, the gulf between the two incredibly wide yet …

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