Mehru Jaffer

Post date: Monday, May 3, 2010 - 14:56

Hungary is being hijacked by extreme Rightwing forces in broad daylight. And all that the world does is to look.

Post date: Tuesday, March 30, 2010 - 15:44

Europe sounds more and more like a jealous wife when talking about America these days.

Post date: Tuesday, March 2, 2010 - 13:10

This first feature film by Aladag makes it clear that many Muslim women are no more slaves of men, and that honour killings have nothing to do with Islam

Post date: Tuesday, February 2, 2010 - 15:44

This February sees Berlin beautifying itself with an abandon that can only be described as unabashed.

Post date: Monday, January 4, 2010 - 18:41

Even before the resolve to somewhat slow down in life was made public, the editors decided that there was no need for this reporter to cover the Copenhagen climate summit, live.

Post date: Thursday, December 3, 2009 - 16:16

After having changed the world with its boundless creativity and inventions in the past few centuries, Europe seems in slumber today.

Post date: Tuesday, November 3, 2009 - 14:16

The excitement that morning was different from those spent earlier at other oasis cities along the Great Silk Road.

Post date: Tuesday, September 29, 2009 - 13:40

In the first couplet of the eighth ghazal of his 'Divan', Hafiz Shirazi wishes for the Turkish beauty to take his heart in her hand.

Post date: Monday, August 31, 2009 - 15:02

Part of the summer this year was spent in Samarqand, the city of fruits. The apricot here is no longer worth its weight in gold.

Post date: Friday, July 31, 2009 - 12:44

It has the long title of ‘Global: Lab. Art as a Message. Asia and Europe -- 1500-1700’. However, the thematic connotation of this delightful exhibition is even more enduring. This experimental global laboratory is a treasure house of thrilling records of what happens when opposing cultures collide and cooperate with each other.

Post date: Wednesday, July 1, 2009 - 13:03

It is no secret that Hassan bin Talal preferred to give up the throne of Jordan rather than his liberal views. He was crown prince between 1965 and 1999.

Post date: Monday, June 1, 2009 - 16:52

When I went to Hyderabad in the summer of 2004, I was exposed to a foreign culture for the first time