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Hajrah Mumtaz

As in the song Little Boxes, music, as said often, is like magic

Going on from there, music in the dialogue form has taken so many shapes.

03 Jan 2020 6:36 AM

A new divide in education over digital learning, Internet access

The same sort of debate occurred, to use one example, over mathematical calculations.

14 Sep 2019 7:00 AM

Gun curbs do work, even if not absolutely; streets safer

The government rapidly put in place anti-firearm measures, and the fact is that overall gun violence is calculated as having fallen by 50 per cent.

26 Mar 2019 12:04 AM

In a war-torn world, science gives us hope, offers wonders

While the idea has remained intact, the development of the device itself has been gone in two ways, depending on the scientists involved.

12 Mar 2019 2:36 AM

What, really, is the ‘news’, and other media truths

To elaborate, war breaking out somewhere is news because the normal baseline is peace.

13 Feb 2019 3:09 AM


Bourdain’s death shone a light on depression

Most travel shows try to present a place, a culture, a people, as a neat package for the consumption of couch potatoes sitting a world away.

03 Jul 2018 5:34 AM

End culture of disposables to save the planet

In the run-up to Earth Hour, a number of promotional campaigns and awareness-rising videos were doing the rounds.

27 Mar 2018 6:51 AM

Are we all alone in the Universe, or are we not?

It presents the travails of human Arthur Dent, at whose house councilmen have arrived for a demolishment.

13 Feb 2018 4:46 AM

‘Doomsday’ vault may be a victim of excesses

The facility was created to protect the world’s important seeds from global disaster — manmade or natural.

23 May 2017 12:22 AM

Irish abortion laws lead to ‘inhuman’ treatment

Abortion remains deeply divisive in Ireland, which is still a majority Catholic country but has become increasingly secular. (Photo: AFP)

13 Jun 2016 6:16 AM