The Looming Death Of Naqashi

By Aown Ali  Brush moves in a careful direction and fine lines emerge painting a bunch of jasmine on a turquoise surface. This is Naqashi, a delicate art...

South Punjab: Women Endure A Lot!

By Arshad Abbasi “Nobody leaves the kitchen until mom leaves the kitchen”. Any guess who might have said this? Considering the person who has uttered...

The doom of Multani Kashigari

By Aown Ali   Located in the suburbs of Multan, about 10 km from the main city at Bahawalpur road, Ustad Alam Institute of Blue Pottery is...

Dalit Girls: Victims of Forced Conversion

Haroun Rashid  The number of forced conversions of lower-caste Hindu or Dalit girls is on the rise in Muslim-dominated Pakistan. Activists and victim's families say...

How Extremism Destroying Pluralism of South Punjab

Raja Qaiser Ahmed Cultural and religious tolerance had been the epitome of all Sufi saints and the poets historically lived in Punjab. The Sufi tradition...