Maheen Usmani

The writer is a senior journalist and the author of The Mercurial Mr Bhutto & Other Stories.

Quantum Leap

Taking a critical look at the “ghastly toxicities of therapy,” oncologist Dr. Azra Raza calls for a paradigm shift in the treatment and research of cancer

Karachi Betrayed?

“We don’t need packages, we need authority”

Riveting Read

Owen Bennet Jones’ searing look at the Bhutto family, warts et al, reads like a thriller peppered with facts

Wonder Woman

How did a government school student from Hyderabad make it to the top echelons of the entertainment industry?

A Fresh Start

After a 30 year stint at OUP, Ameena Saiyid sets up Lightstone Publishers to fulfil the needs of readers and writers


Unlocking the Mission: Washington’s Wishlist for its Pakistan Envoy

The US mission in Pakistan has been mandated with...

SPAR6C: Powering Pakistan & the World for Climate Action, Green Growth

The program selects four countries -- Colombia, Pakistan, Thailand, and Zambia -- each at different stages of institutional capacity, climate change mitigation strategy development, and NDC progress tracking.

Israel’s Existential Anxiety & Quest for Peace

In the tumultuous landscape of the Middle East, the...

The Corporate Assault on Pakistan’s Small Dairies.

The dairy sector stands as a pivotal sub-sector within...