Books

Reversing the Great Game – Pakistan’s Pivot

Reversing the Great Game - Pakistan's Pivot, was one of the sessions at the 6th Oxford Literary Festival in Islamabad that attracted the attention...
German

British-Pakistani writer Kamila Shamsie loses German Awards for being anti-Israel

German Literary Authority is reconsidering their award for British-Pakistani novelist, Kamila Shamsie owing to her support for the Pro-Palestinian Boycott, Divestment, and Sanction Movement. Shamsie...
Mahira Khan

Mahira Khan shared stage with Fatima Bhutto to promote her book in London

Fatima Bhutto, granddaughter of Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto and Pakistani actress Mahira Khan shared the stage at London National Theatre which hosted a discourse on...
police

The Pakistani cop who turns police stories into gritty novels

AFP | His father was assassinated by a notorious Karachi hitman, while his police partner was murdered by the Taliban. Personal tragedy haunts the hard-boiled novels...
bookshelves

Life comes back to bookshelves in Iraq

AFP | Watheq Mahmud is pursuing an advanced engineering degree but the textbooks he needs are often missing in his native Mosul, the Iraqi city...

Old book for new generation: How to win friends and influence people – Book...

Abbas Ali | “There is no friend as loyal as a book”. Earnest Hemingway The book “How to Win Friends and Influence People” is gleaned by...

Studying political sciences? This is the book you need! – Book Review

Dr. Hazir Ullah | This second edition of ‘A brief introduction to Political Science’ uses diverse real-world examples to show readers the relevance of government and...

Why you should read Riwayat-e-Falsafa by Ali Abbas Jalalpuri?

Farah Adeed | 'Our duty is carefully to watch the progress of human thought, and to maintain an independent critical attitude towards it.' (Dr. Muhammad Iqbal: The...
Nuclear

Brokering Peace in Nuclear Environments: U.S. Crisis Management in South Asia – Book Review

South Asia’s security environment has always been risky due to the volatile bilateral dynamics of India-Pakistan. The additional factor of nuclearization of both countries...

Book Review: Why Nations Fail

News Desk | Throughout the past few centuries, there have been various attempts at explaining why some countries are poor and others are rich. Some...

How continuous improvement can enhance your personal life

Life Hack | Kaizen is the Japanese philosophy and practice of continuous improvement. This concept of continuous improvement was first conceived in the USA during...

Book Review: Ghost Wars

News Desk | Steve Coll has made a name for himself as one of the foremost reporters of this generation. He is the author of...

What Top Leaders Get About the Importance of Diversity in the Workplace

Life Hack | Genetics science tells us that life itself thrives via diversity. Your company does too. Within your company, very different people with amazingly different...

Book Review: Inside intelligence, the revelations of an MI6 officer

News Analysis | Owing to the nature of the job, there is a wall of secrecy and intrigue surrounding the intelligence business. Consequently, whenever there...

How to Ace an Interview: 17 Things That Hiring Managers Look For

LifeHack | I should have my name somewhere in the Higher Education Book of World Records for the total number of interviews I’ve attended in...

“Reham Khan”: A book where every character is assassinated

News Desk | After a lot of discourse on its controversial leaked manuscript, Reham Khan's book has eventually hit the shelves on Thursday. The book...

Book Review: The China Pakistan Axis

News Desk | Andrew Small is a senior transatlantic fellow with the Asia program at the German Marshal Fund of the United States. He is...

Book review: From Kargil to the Coup

News Desk | It is said that those who do not learn from history are bound to repeat it. But to learn from history, one...

British-Pakistani author Kamila Shamsie awarded prestigious UK literature award

News Desk | The British-Pakistani author Kamila Shamsie was awarded with UK’s prestigious literature award. She won the accolade of the Women’s Prize for fiction...

Reham Khan’s book sparks a legal battle

News Desk | Reham Khan and Hamza Ali Abbasi's Twitter feud seems to be turning into a full on legal battle. The two began butting...

Salman Ahmed claims Reham Khan received £0.1m from PMLN to malign Imran Khan

News Desk | Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's member and famous musician Salman Ahmed has claimed that the former wife of Imran Khan, Reham Khan was given £0.1m...

Book Review: Honor by Elif Shafak

News Analysis | “There were many legends about these rocks and behind every legend a story of forbidden love.” ― Elif Shafak, Honor I had heard a lot of...

Black Out: Faiz’s daughter invited and turned away by India

News Analysis | The Daughter of celebrated Pakistani poet Faiz Ahmad Faiz, Moneeza Hashmi, who was supposed to speak at Asia Media Summit in Delhi...

Fatima Bhutto’s ‘The Runaways’ to hit the shelves in October

News Analysis | Fatima Bhutto is all set to get her new novel "The Runways" published in October 2018. The exciting news was shared by...

Book Review: Why is Homo Deus so thought provoking?

News Desk | Homo Deus is written in clear and easy-to-understand language. There are eleven chapters spread across three parts, with a sizable amount of...

One Item that Is often absent in résumés but extremely important

Craig J. Todd | Résumés are your first (and often only) chance to impress a prospective employer. They may have received hundreds of applications for the...

Arguments aren’t bad for you, if you know how to disagree

Dr. Jeff DeGraff | Conflict is everywhere. On social media and late night television, e see never-ending arguments about politics, religion, or generational gaps. What...

Indian education minister rejects evolution theory?

News Desk | India's education minister Satyapal Singh is facing backlash from the scientific community after having said that Darwin's theory of evolution is "scientifically...

Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s book: A gust of scandals

News Desk | Nawazuddin Siddiqui in his book has come up with some disturbing revelations about his life outside the cinema. Love affairs, suicide attempts,...

Understand how Pakistan’s economy is being destroyed deliberately: ‘We work like the Mafia hitmen’...

"We (economic hitmen) work very much like some of the hitmen for the mafia - because- like them, we are looking for a favor,...

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