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Abbas Nasir

A maddening spiral

One hopes Modi’s remarks do not spur our security apparatus to the point where it journeys out of the pan ... Published Aug 20, 2016 01:18am

Good, bad or just evil?

While raising concerns about RAW’s alleged involvement in terrorism, Pakistan should be looking at a holistic solution. Updated Aug 13, 2016 09:29am

A vale of tears, torment

Many Kashmiris stress that when they say ‘azadi’ they mean both from India and Pakistan. Published Aug 06, 2016 01:05am

Please spare Wahid Baloch

If he was actually guilty of a violation of the law, why couldn’t charges be filed and an arrest effected as per the Published Jul 30, 2016 02:05am

Murder most foul

Qandeel was a woman of substance and ‘honour’. One need only read or watch interviews of her mother and disabled father Published Jul 23, 2016 03:37am

Authority rooted in service

It was shocking to hear Mufti Naeem term ‘najayez’ Edhi’s donation of his corneas after his death which brought vision.. Published Jul 16, 2016 05:53am

Suicide by design?

How can a nation find it justifiable for groups based on its soil to carry out attacks on neighbouring states. Published Jul 09, 2016 05:38am

Foreign policy or fiasco?

Pakistan’s foreign policy today resembles a dog’s breakfast in all its messy manifestations. Updated Jul 02, 2016 09:01am

Mourning the mindset

It isn’t just the semi-literate preacher who so many of us contemptuously blame and dismiss. It is also people who are Published Jun 25, 2016 02:43am

‘Law enforcement’ via leaks

The interesting aspect of the latest leak is that it is being traced to the interior minister by the media. Published Jun 18, 2016 04:20am

Where honour equals shame

Taking an innocent life, particularly that of a woman, in the name of honour, has been so easy for so many years. Updated Jun 11, 2016 09:35am

Enough said about jokers

All the environmental samples for polio have tested negative. This is a first in the country’s history. Published Jun 04, 2016 05:46am

Time to excise this sore

Our Afghan Taliban allies and the Haqqani network can’t even deliver Mullah Fazlullah to us. Published May 28, 2016 07:04am

Reminisce — it’s less painful

High on the list of those being hunted by Saifur Rehman’s men was Benazir Bhutto’s former director general of FIA Rehman Published May 21, 2016 02:25am

Dreams and rude reality

Pakistan needs to consider embarking on a path similar to South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Published May 14, 2016 06:22am

Polio exit is one push away

Despite the threat from terrorists, polio workers in the country have fought a heroic battle against the infection. Published Apr 30, 2016 06:01am

For now, focus on the positive

The primary purpose of the leak appeared to be to demonstrate that while there may be corruption in the army it is being Published Apr 23, 2016 06:29am

Haunted by a distant past

Against the backdrop of officially propagated ‘piety’, many of Gen Zia’s colleagues in khaki acquired much wealth. Published Apr 16, 2016 02:09am

Business as usual soon?

There is no ‘evidence’ so far that the poor PM has benefited from his children’s good fortune. Published Apr 09, 2016 06:46am