The curious case of the missing cop

Mystery surrounds the case of former Lahore SSP Mufakhar Adeel, accused of killing his friend, AAG Shahbaz Tatla, as he challenges the prosecution to produce the latter’s body. It also feeds the popular lack of trust in the criminal justice system



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Forbidden fun

Forbidden fun

Popular video-sharing platform TikTok remains banned over ‘obscenity’

Frame by frame

Frame by frame

Beyond controversies and conspiracy theories, looking at Churails from an art lens

Condemned voices

Condemned voices

Sarmad Khoosat narrates stories written by Mohammed Hanif about miscarriage of justice

Beyond Beirut

Beyond Beirut

A third of Lebanon’s population lives in Greater Beirut. However, venturing beyond, one is surprised by...

A tale of sorrow and hope

A tale of sorrow and hope

Akbar Jan Marwat’s debut is a mix of fact and fiction rolled into an intriguing novel


Political Economy

The Haji of Turangzai

Known as a social reformer, educationist, a seasoned politician, freedom fighter, Haji Sahib Turangzai is still remembered in his native area


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Instep

The talented Ms Ilyas

Amna Ilyas has proven her mettle across fashion and film. She says she’s waiting for TV to come around as she sets foot on stage for her debut theatrical performance.


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The curious case of the missing cop

The curious case of the missing cop

Mystery surrounds the case of former Lahore SSP Mufakhar Adeel, accused of killing his friend, AAG Shahbaz Tatla, as...

Autumn daze

Autumn daze

How would be October mornings different from those of January, except for the shadows of closely-strung cemented...

Can smog be far behind?

Can smog be far behind?

The phenomenon of smog has become a regular feature — the fifth season, so to say — of the Punjab, and acts as a...

A city of 12 gates; the 13th is for sewerage

A city of 12 gates; the 13th is for sewerage

Dr Ajaz Anwar sees the city of Lahore as “a conglomeration of cul-de-sacs” where many a lane has dead ends that...


Sports

Among the best in T20 cricket

Among the best in T20 cricket

Shoaib Malik recently became the first Asian to reach 10,000 runs in the fastest version of the game

Pakistan’s 400 individual hundreds in Test cricket

Pakistan’s 400 individual hundreds in Test cricket

Azhar Ali’s ton at Southampton was 400th individual Test hundred by Pakistan

Unfairly Blamed!

Unfairly Blamed!

Umpiring controversies and Pakistan cricket

Wronged for no fault Of their own – Part III

Wronged for no fault Of their own – Part III

The all-rounders who couldn’t stay around for long

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Business as usual

No one seems to care about the Covid-related SOPs when they’re at the famous Sabzi Mandi