For the Goddess of the Sea

23rd April 2014 |
Tin Hau is known as the Goddess of the Sea and maintains high popularity ratings amongst Hong Kongers.(Continue Reading)

In pictures

Unshackled by art

22nd April 2014 |Asif Noorani

A look into the thriving prison art program at the Karachi Central Jail

Addiction: Afghanistan's growing burden

24th April 2014 |

A look at the growing addiction of heroin among the Afghan population

Eggs out, bonnets on

21st April 2014 |Reuters

The Easter bonnet parade took place in NYC after the special Easter masses.

Journalists raise voice for Hamid Mir

22nd April 2014 |Agencies

Journalist and TV anchor Hamid Mir who was shot in an attack in Karachi is in a stable condition.

Fifty acres of poppy crops destroyed in Haleemzai

19th April 2014 |AFP

The political administration of Mohmand Agency destroyed poppy crops on more than 50 acres of land in Haleemzai.

Observance of Good Friday around the world

18th April 2014 |Agencies

Good Friday is observed primarily by Christians commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his death.

Make love, not war

18th April 2014 |Taahira Booya

These are a selections of photo from an exhibition at Sattar Buksh about violence and weapon usage in Karachi.

Indians vote despite rebel threats

17th April 2014 |AP

ndians cast ballots Thursday on the biggest day of voting in the country's weeks long general election.


For the Goddess of the Sea

23rd April 2014 |

Tin Hau is known as the Goddess of the Sea and maintains high popularity ratings amongst Hong Kongers.

Dama Dam Mast Qalandar: The man behind the melody

18th April 2014 |Suhail Yusuf

The music world, the government and even Ashiq Hussain's friends have turned a blind eye to the melody maestro.

Sakhi Sarwar: The shrine on the mountain

15th April 2014 |Suhail Yusuf

The shrine of Sakhi Sarwar, a 13th century saint, is a major hallmark of Dera Ghazi Khan.

Video: PM in China for Boao Forum

10th April 2014 |

Prime Minister Sharif is in China to participate in the Boao Forum for Asia on the invitation of the Chinese government.

MasterChef Pakistan set to sizzle this May

8th April 2014 |Kurt Menezes

One of the highest rated shows in the world is launching its franchise in Pakistan.

Harley-Davidson bets big on small bike

8th April 2014 |Reuters

Harley-Davidson has put its Hog, the nickname for its iconic motorcycles, on a diet.

The Dancing Hooves

5th April 2014 |Suhail Yusuf

Horse dancing is a popular method of celebrating success and joy in rural areas, especially Punjab.

Kurt Cobain's death marks 20th anniversary

5th April 2014 |Reuters

The latest celebrity news including the 20th anniversary of the suicide of "Nirvana" frontman Kurt Cobain.

Photo Essays

Polished truths

22nd April 2014 |Taahira Booya

Stepping into the shoes of the people who fix shoes for a living.

Karachi Eat

27th March 2014 |Taahira Booya

Having been in the city only two months, I went to the Karachi Food Festival for an indulgent cultural experience.

Rickshaw Run

27th March 2014 |Taahira Booya

Coming from Singapore, nothing could possibly prepare me for the muscle mass required for a rickshaw ride in Karachi.

The man on the garbage heap and other happy humans

24th December 2013 |Vaqar Ahmed

Most of us well-heeled ones don’t go and brush shoulders with the teeming masses on the Seaview beach or with ...

Walking in the valley

24th November 2013 |Madeeha Syed

The breath-taking beauty of Kashmir and its people is captured by photographer Mehrum Sadriwala.

From Thatta, With Love: Shah Jahan Mosque

27th September 2013 |Alyna Hasan Jaffery

If history has taught us anything about the Mogul Emperor Shah Jahan, it is that he was exceptionally extravagant.

“These are Buddha’s footprints” - A trip to Sirkap

30th September 2013 |Alyna Hasan Jaffery

The Jain Temple is a sanctuary built around a stupa.

Portraying the true face of Pashtuns to the world

3rd September 2013 |DAWN.COM

"Pashtuns in America are very concerned about how to raise their children in a Pashtun environment"

A/V Slideshow

A heap of broken images

12th January 2014 |DAWN.COM

Four months after the devastating earthquake in Balochistan, people are still awaiting help. takes a look.

A tribute to Ahmed Faraz

30th September 2013 |DAWN.COM

No room this once to renew the vows, Love.

Lakir ka faqir — Never trust your sabzi with a stranger

20th August 2013 |DAWN.COM

Some of our most loyal relationships are built amidst the hustle bustle of a bazaar.

Lakir ka faqir: ‘I kept my roza in the fridge’

13th August 2013 |DAWN.COM

Listen to eleven-year-old Bushra Fatema narrating her first fast experiences while Shakira Begum recounts her memories.

Ali Azmat talks to Dawn

9th September 2013 |DAWN.COM

Tales of the nation

30th September 2013 |DAWN.COM

The history of a nation as young as Pakistan is necessarily a living history.

First death anniversary of Shaheed Benazir Bhutto

30th September 2013 |DAWN.COM

Returning to Benazir 1

30th September 2013 |DAWN.COM

A maternity home in Thatta

From Our Archives

Tugging at the heart strings

About half a kilometre from Karachi’s famous Banaras Chowk, to the left side of Banaras Nullah, stands a tiny old shop.

From temple to shrine: Forced conversions?

The issue of forced conversions and the Hindu community has become a controversial issue in Pakistan.

St Matthews Church: Standing the test of time

“The weather has wreaked havoc on the church but it still stands in all its grandeur.”

Karachi Time Machine

Using old photos, went out in search of places — to shoot, document & present just how much Karachi has changed