Author Archives: Komal Qidwai

How to Arrange a Rishta


Do you remember your initiation day? Every woman’s experience has its nuances. Some were told to set aside their exam revision for the day and help out with the preparations for a dinner party they had no interest in while their younger brothers lay around watching television. For others, it began with a comment in the pre-teen years: ‘You ought ... Read More »

Hum Log: Mustafa Ilyas

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Mustafa Ilyas is a professional photographer and videographer, and owner of Mustafa Ilyas Photography. He graduated from IBA in 2015 with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. Ilyas has been an inspiration to many students and amateur photographers at IBA. His success did not come easy; it took years of hard work and persistence. Here is a link to his ... Read More »

Karachi Biennale 2017


When I entered the hall, it felt like I had stepped into another world; the art on the walls silently screaming, the sculptures and the sounds evoking a myriad of emotions. Karachi Biennale 2017 – a world of art and expression. At a time when Karachi is ranked among the worst cities of the world by the EIU (Economic Intelligence ... Read More »

Real’s Very Real Humiliation

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It’s a jam packed Wembley Stadium on the evening of November 1st. The hosts, Tottenham Hotspur, are on their way to the field. The wounds are still fresh, as they go into this all important fixture having lost to Premier League second placers Manchester United over the past weekend. Now they face the Champions League defending champs Real Madrid – ... Read More »

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