Changing Faces of Pakistan: ‘Drum Circle’ in Islamabad

DESPARDES — Some 3 to 4 dozen Pakistani enthusiasts gather in a courtyard in capital Islamabad…

Red, White Bean (Lobia) Recipes –With or Without Desi Fusion

DESPARDES — Yesterday the New York Times (NYT) emailed us — 19 Creamy, Dreamy White Bean…

Pakistani Animated Films: ‘Donkey King’ in Turkey, ‘Sitara’ on Netflix

HOW BIG IS CULTURE & CREATIVITY INDUSTRY (CCI) WORLDWIDE: INFOGRAPHIC DESPARDES — Made in Pakistan animated…

8-Year-Old Kaji is Highest Paid YouTuber, Earned $26 Million in 2019

AFP — Eight-year-old Ryan Kaji earned US$26 million in 2019 on his YouTube channel, making him…

First Ever Complete Tourist Attraction Map Of Pakistan By a ‘Green Passport Holder’

DESPARDES — Graphic designer Assam made a tourist attraction map of Pakistan. It’s a great first…

Clint Eastwood, 90 at His Best –Don’t Let the Old Man In

NAJMA HUSSAIN — A friend of mine told me about seeing Clint Eastwood’s Richard Jewell in…

Changing Faces of Pakistan: Bulleh Shah in Kartarpur, Violin in ISB, Mughal Painting in LHR

DESPARDES — IT’S A WATERSHED day in the history of the subcontinent. “The future trajectory of…

Have a Heart: Kashmir Dignity, Honor is Under Siege in a Land Under Lockdown

IRSHAD SALIM — Last year almost this time some schoolchildren in Riyadh exhibited what they though…

‘Dialogue Between Tradition & Modernity’: Intl. Art Festival in Islamabad

Peace, is the “surprise” in Pakistan’s armory that has put Delhi in a check-mate, observers say.…