The Bridges of Pakistan

Posted on March 11, 2011
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Pervaiz Munir Alvi Every year, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) puts out a very beautiful calendar on bridges all over the world. However there has never been any bridge from Pakistan on this calendar. There is not without reason. In the last six decades, Pakistan has not built a bridge of any aesthetic […]

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From K.K. Aziz’s Coffee House: Lahore as it Used To Be

Posted on November 12, 2010
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Selected and Introduced by Adil Najam In this the first installment of excerpts from K.K. Aziz’s The Coffee House of Lahore (read book review by Raza Rumi, here) we have selected a passage that appears very early in the book and describes what Lahore used to look like around the time of partition. The vivid […]