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Abbas Nasir

Let’s reflect as we hail Ardern

Let’s reflect as we hail Ardern

Who knows how much Muslim rage at the Christchurch atrocity Jacinda Ardern has single-handedly defused? Published Mar 23, 2019 06:59am
Unbearable pain

Unbearable pain

It is when the sense of loss and pain is so acute, so severe, that it seems to impair your faculties. Published Mar 16, 2019 06:36am
Silver lining for Kashmiris

Silver lining for Kashmiris

Pakistan seems to have every incentive to clamp down on groups that are subverting diplomatic moves to keep... Published Mar 09, 2019 06:20am
Balakot and beyond

Balakot and beyond

The crisis and violation of the country’s territorial sovereignty brought disparate groups of Pakistanis together. Updated Mar 02, 2019 10:49am
A nuclear Saudi Arabia?

A nuclear Saudi Arabia?

Saudi Arabia has made no bones about its desire that its future plans for development have to be sustainable. Updated Feb 23, 2019 11:03am
Sanity demands neutrality

Sanity demands neutrality

On more occasions than one, Prime Minister Imran Khan has been unambiguous in saying that Pakistan will not take... Published Feb 16, 2019 07:12am
Way out of a broken system

Way out of a broken system

There has been little exchange between those who represent the security apparatus and those who blame it for bloodshed. Published Feb 09, 2019 07:03am
Hope makes way for despair

Hope makes way for despair

Today, the PTI finds itself on the same page as other key institutions and sees that as its major source of strength. Published Feb 02, 2019 06:58am
A horrifying scenario

A horrifying scenario

Asking the state or government to take away ‘avoidable stressors’ represents no more than a forlorn hope as the,,, Published Jan 26, 2019 07:02am
Winters full of losses

Winters full of losses

Not afraid to stand up and fight for their beliefs, these three women have left behind a legacy of courage. Published Jan 19, 2019 07:06am
What can deliver, what can’t

What can deliver, what can’t

Government officials and ministers can have no excuse for talking up a doomsday scenario and then blaming the media. Updated Jan 12, 2019 08:13am
A positive to laud

A positive to laud

For far too long, we have pinned this label on anyone peacefully articulating views that may not echo state’s narrative. Updated Jan 05, 2019 11:57am
Towards one-party rule

Towards one-party rule

The decapitation of political parties that are seen as corrupt is taking place as key state institutions find themselves Updated Dec 29, 2018 11:12am
The imperilled media

The imperilled media

Open debate, and not enforced positive outlook, has a better chance of leading to formulation of policies. Updated Dec 22, 2018 11:24am
Path paved for PTI to shine

Path paved for PTI to shine

The journey from a clean to a competent government can’t be an impossible one. Published Dec 08, 2018 07:08am
No love for the Baloch

No love for the Baloch

Where the state’s response needed to be multipronged, it has tragically been unidimensional with a strong reliance on Published Dec 01, 2018 06:55am
Bleak era for media

Bleak era for media

It is not a very well-kept secret how the media was beaten into submission in the run-up to the elections. Updated Nov 24, 2018 09:33am
Tahir Dawar was no ordinary cop

Tahir Dawar was no ordinary cop

Tahir Dawar was no ordinary man or policeman. He had immense personal and professional battles to fight. Updated Nov 17, 2018 02:12pm