India and Pakistan: A tale of two economies
Until a decade ago, Pakistan's per capita income was superior to India's, despite the latter's vaunted growth story. How did things change?
Karachi is a brown city. It’s not just the arid landscape that dominates it. In part it is the male version of the ubiquitous national dress—salwar-kameez—worn in pastel shades. Mostly, it is the colour of the public and commercial architecture, betraying signs of an economic boom that was aborted by the early 1990s, before monuments of glass and steel came into style.