Dawaai at Your Door
Over the past decade or so the world has witnessed the ascendancy of innovative businesses that use technology-oriented solutions to solve everyday problems and cater to pre-existing markets in new and more efficient ways. What distinguishes these enterprises from the older and more established tech companies is how they are designed for rapid short-term growth, relying […]
Sea Change Ahead
Are we prepared for calamities that may occur along our coastlines in the years to come?
Film Review: The Current War
Inspired by true events, the film, The Current War, is a historical epic that chronicles the first and one of the greatest full-blown industrial feuds that took place from 1880 to 1893 between two visionary American pioneers of electricity. In the race to introduce electricity to the populace, it was this cut-throat rivalry that eventually […]
Film Review: Blinded by the Light
Gurinder Chadha and journalist Sarfaraz Mehmood had for years planned on turning the latter’s book Greetings from Bury Park: Race, Religion and Rock n’ Roll into a film but their plan never materialised. At least not until Brexit, when all of Mehmood’s experiences during the Thatcher-era Britain became all too real once again. Chadha’s latest […]
Book Review: The Begum
Despite leading an epic life in full public view, Begum Ra’ana Liaquat Ali Khan still remains a mystery.