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Abbas Nasir

The more things change...

Doesn’t Tayaba represent our collective shame, failure; our inability to live by any principles, rules or just humanity? Published Jan 14, 2017 01:35am

Will Gen Bajwa walk the talk?

The army chief’s proposal for a people-centric approach to Balochistan is significant. Updated Jan 07, 2017 11:17am

Return of a political deal-maker

Zardari’s planned parliament entry will rank as among the most significant developments of 2017. Published Dec 31, 2016 01:57am

Grateful for small mercies

Rather than find comfort in falsehoods, one should focus on delivering development and the rule of law to the Baloch. Updated Dec 24, 2016 06:03am

Thank you, Justice Isa

We seem determined to ignore our past follies and do not allow anything to be learnt from our own bitter experiences. Published Dec 17, 2016 12:56pm

Insensitive crash coverage

In the coverage of the PK661 tragedy, some news channels took matters to ludicrous levels. Updated Dec 10, 2016 11:12am

Eloquent tale of PPP’s journey

A frail young woman defiantly looked the military dictator in the eye and told him what she thought of him, regardless Published Dec 03, 2016 02:11am

Challenges for the new army chief

There is a complicated agenda the new chief has to start addressing practically within hours of his elevation. Updated Nov 26, 2016 11:24am

Unfinished agenda needs focus

The situation is such that whoever replaces Gen Raheel Sharif will not be allowed a long settling-in period. Updated Nov 19, 2016 07:11am

All eyes on the apex court

Some observers are right to ask if the apex court is not overstretching itself but in this environment many eyes are Published Nov 12, 2016 01:02am

Why the confusion?

One can’t abandon the truth for therein lies the salvation of our country and the path to a plural society. Published Oct 22, 2016 02:52am

Storm in a teacup?

The proceedings of the meeting did not make global headlines. The travel ban on the reporter did. Published Oct 15, 2016 01:24am

Too much optimism?

A government besieged by a scandal can afford to play hardball with the military only up to an extent. Published Oct 08, 2016 01:20am

Truth falls victim to acrimony

The dark thoughts on display on one side of the border bring out the darkest thoughts on the other side as well. Published Oct 01, 2016 03:02am

Waiting for the next crisis?

India killing its own soldiers no matter what the gain sounds implausible as does Pakistan engineering the attack. Published Sep 24, 2016 01:06am

Media’s missing role

The ‘scuffle’ between the Motorway Police and army personnel was recorded. Published Sep 17, 2016 06:53am

Trial by fire, literally

Meeting deadlines can be a huge challenge, especially when a blaze consumes your environs. Updated Sep 10, 2016 08:04am