Category Archive: Featured, Reviews n Reviews

Akbar S Ahmed’s Journey into Europe:  A call for dialogue among civilizations – Review

Akbar S Ahmed’s Journey into Europe: A call for dialogue among civilizations – Review

“But the work of Man is only just beginning, and it remains to conquer all the violence entrenched in the recesses of our passion and no race possesses the monopoly of beauty, of intelligence, of...
Architect of new-fangled verse

Architect of new-fangled verse

“Zindagi se dartay ho!! Zindagi tau tum bhi ho,zindagi tau hum bhi hain.. Aadmi se dartay ho?? Aadami tau tum bhi ho, aadami tau hum bhi hain Aadami k daaman se zindagi hai wabasta, Os se tum nahi...
When a dreamy atmosphere dominates reader!

When a dreamy atmosphere dominates reader!

Talking about the spongy, balmy and affectionate story of a man who could presume and attain even impossible but one day, he encounters corporeal wakefulness and departs the world of facts. Striking...
United Mobile: The Smartest Ones

United Mobile: The Smartest Ones

United Mobile, the leading and most reliable mobile phone company in Pakistan is pleased to announce its own brand ‘VOICE’.     Interestingly, United Mobile has worked with all leading...
Madras Café: An Unusual Thriller

Madras Café: An Unusual Thriller

If Shah Rukh Khan-Deepika Padukone starrer ‘Chennai Express’ (released on Aug 8, 2013) has utterly disappointed you than the unconventional ‘Madras Café’ (released on Aug 23, 2013) will...
Out of the Frying pan ….

Out of the Frying pan ….

To talk about the ‘doomsday’, ‘hell’ and ‘paradise’ present themselves as great myths yet it was fascinating to go through the experience of the protagonist of...
The Wolverine: an Indestructible Masterpiece

The Wolverine: an Indestructible Masterpiece

Director James Mangold brings a furrowed-brow solemnity to the comic-book world of Marvel’s blade-fisted antihero, The Wolverine. One that scratches and claws against the law of diminishing...
Man of Steel, but with no Emotions

Man of Steel, but with no Emotions

Superman cult has endured cinematic success for over decades. From 1978, a crop of directors have tried to resurrect the DC comic characters with justice or perhaps without it, but the fact is, it...
Aashiqui 2- a story beyond comprehension

Aashiqui 2- a story beyond comprehension

Clearly, Rahul Jaykar and Hamlet share something profound in common. Their consuming grief and pain is too great a reaction to their circumstances. At least Hamlet had a motive- his father’s murder...
The Aangan That Is Still Terha

The Aangan That Is Still Terha

Theatre plays in Pakistan may not be profitable but ever since Anwar Maqsood’s Pawnay 14 August last year, they are at least more welcoming and much anticipated. Now comes Aangan Terha from...
‘Kolachi’ Craze

‘Kolachi’ Craze

On the stretching and apparently boundless new food street of Karachi, Do Darya is the site of the restaurant, Kolachi. Without doubt one of the largest and most cavernous spaces, affable environment...
Don’t Lose Your Mind, Lose Your Weight!

Don’t Lose Your Mind, Lose Your Weight!

Say no to roti and rice, yes to salads and soups for six pack abs, toned body and lean look! Isn’t this all we hear when we go for a “lose weight regime?”   Never in the class of obese, I...
Barfi – A Class Apart

Barfi – A Class Apart

Not many Bollywood films in recent years have brought tears in the eyes and smiles on the face of the viewers, that too simultaneously without trying. 3 Idiots was one such movie that made people...
Xanders- A Hot-Spot for Food Lovers

Xanders- A Hot-Spot for Food Lovers

Amongst this uproar of bistros, a lot of stuff has been brewing while a lot has come to surface making it big. One such place which is small in size but has made it huge is “xander’s”located on...
Kamameshi

Kamameshi

Seafood Cuisine from around the world- Bringing the globe to your table An introduction to the Kamameshi’s Seafood Menu   Most of us who appreciate good food, love eating out are definitely...
Cafe 44

Cafe 44

The massive upsurge of new bistros throughout the city makes me ecstatic. Gladly now, For people who enjoy eating out and trying new places, there are restaurants that serve diversified...
Story of a Pioneer

Story of a Pioneer

Mrs. Maryam Farooqi stands out in the league of those women who stood in the front ranks to make Pakistan a nation from just a name. Initiating her endeavor of educating people with no resources to...
Another Pizza in Town

Another Pizza in Town

To-date Pizza still stands tall amongst all other foods items preferred by casual diners. Although the number of different bistros keeps increasing in the city but, Pizza Parlours continue to...
Photo Blog: The Twilight Trio

Photo Blog: The Twilight Trio

The twilight sensations Edward, Bella and Jacob are today’s teen icons who define what the youth of this age aspires to be. Bella’s inhibited speech, her unusual modesty, Edward’s...
The Chocoholic’s Fix

The Chocoholic’s Fix

Muri’s has introduced a new way to indulge in the perfect chocolate experience, chocolate fountains with a wide variety of sweet and savory dipping items.   Whether one has a sweet tooth or...
Men in Black 3

Men in Black 3

Watching the Men in Black 3 was an amazing experience … amazing because 3D made it livelier, amazing because both Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones set the cinema alight and amazing because the...
The Master Novelist

The Master Novelist

Naseem Hijazi was the writer who turned the lights and feats of many Muslim generals into literary soaps and dwelled upon the epoch-making Muslim era. He was born in 1914 at a village of Sujaanpur in...