Had periodic disasters not devilled the Chappar Rift, the Bolan Pass line would never have been laid
In the 1880s came the time to connect Quetta with the rest of the fast developing railway network
Of all the railway journeys in Pakistan it was the Sibi-Khost section that raised goosebumps
Zulfiqar Ali Kalhoro's recent publication divulges the stories preserved in the sandstone slabs of times gone by
I spent my life believing in rubbish that could only be informed by some silly thing called logic
Pakistan suffers from a lack of understanding of the perils of imported trees and remains negligent of ecology
I have a handy little volume titled Murphy’s Law: Complete, by one Arthur Bloch. Among a few hundred other gems,...
Salman Rashid on the funny side of driving.
Salman Rashid muses over different variations of the English language found in Pakistan.
Salman Rashid fears containers have taken over the nation
Rants about the 'sport' of cricket and 'Tea-twenty'
Many years ago, I was at a military function where I heard an army wife, and the wife of a senior officer at that, say..
Every time a bomb explodes, the otherwise somnolent intelligence agencies all of a sudden become very alert.
We Pakistanis love history. We love it because we invent it; it is our creation.
The other day, a young friend of mine introduced me to a man about my age. Very enthusiastically, he told him I was a...
I must be going blind. Or just stupid. How else would I fail to see things that should send a lecherous old fart like...
Salman Rashid comments on climbing pylons as a new form of protest