Opinion

Manish Rai

Nusra Rebranding Old Wine in New Bottle

Jabhat-Al-Nusra Front, once al-Qaeda’s official branch in Syria, has cut ties with the parent organisation with the approval of al-Qaeda central leadership. Nusra Front…

Kala Pani Martyrs

Forgotten Martyrs of Kala Pani

After the failed uprising against British Empire in 1857, Muslim Ulema were butchered en masse. Historians write ‘From Kabul to Delhi’ charred bodies and…

Yeh Raasta Koi Aur Hai

Book Review: Yeh Raasta Koi Aur Hai

The legendary writer Iqbal Hassan Khan is a well-known figure of Pakistan Literary Circle and Pakistan Television Corporation as a Novelist and TV Drama…

French

Corsica, Cairo and St Helena

Algerians and Moroccans speak French with a unique crescendo. It is more pronounced than the usual muffled and mellifluous Sorbonne French. Out of 24…

Merchant of Venice Shylock

The Villainy you Teach Me

As it lay in ruins and bitter poverty now, it wasn’t always this barren. From Nakfa in northern Eritrea to Finchawa in Ethiopia it…

Violence in Kashmir

Kashmir – Dead to the Last Man

He looked just like another Indian. Barely a second look material. He mingled and was nothing conspicuous. His father now paralyzed, had only an…