Ibn-e-Safi’s Imran Series: An English Translation

Posted on March 28, 2010
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Yasser Latif Hamdani The House Of Fear Ibn-E- Safi Translated by Bilal Tanweer Random House, 228 pages, Rs195 Random House India have brought to life and into the English language the fast paced adventures of Pakistan’s Sherlock Holmes and James Bond rolled into one: Ali Imran MSc, PhD (Oxon) aka X2– the super sleuth whose […]

Hot Off the Urdu Press – 10

Posted on March 17, 2010
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Owais Mughal A friend of mine had once jokingly told me that Poetry should be done in no other language than Urdu and news should be reported in no other language than English. That comment was for lighter moments only but one can see such a stark contrast between Pakistan’s standard of Urdu and English […]

Adil Najam Even when print publications were not under the type of pressures that they are today (because of internet based publishing), academic journals have always been a rather difficult enterprise to sustain. They survive mostly to the extent that libraries are willing and able to pay the high library subscriptions. Therefore an academic journal, […]