Anwar Abbas

Ways of the VIPs

Privileges for politicians can further burden our strained economy. Published Oct 19, 2014 06:04am

Legacy of tolerance

The Prophet (PBUH) completed the work done by earlier messengers. Published Oct 10, 2014 01:53am

Islam & modernism

Islam does not reject science and rationalism. Published Aug 29, 2014 01:33am

The morning after

The decades have proved that it is not easy to retain freedom. Published Aug 12, 2014 06:11am

Responsible charity

Giving charity may distract from finding the best solution. Published Jul 25, 2014 01:01am

Sharia’s attributes

SALVATION and grace cannot be regarded as the monopoly of any one faith, any one sect or any one people. No one can... Published Feb 28, 2014 07:48am

A part of history

THE suicide attack on a bus carrying pilgrims from Iran to Pakistan has deeply saddened me not because I was born in... Published Jan 30, 2014 07:38am

Disenfranchising women

BEFORE the advent of Islam the position of women was not enviable, neither in Arabia nor in other parts of the ... Updated May 26, 2013 10:30am

Old & disabled ignored

GENERAL elections in Pakistan are round the corner. Politicians and political parties are crying themselves hoarse... Updated Apr 30, 2013 03:12pm

Old & disabled ignored

GENERAL elections in Pakistan are round the corner. Politicians and political parties are crying themselves hoarse promising change, an improved economic situation for the people, freedom from debt and slavery of the US and elimination of corruption. Published Apr 30, 2013 05:15am

Thoughts before polls

MY wife and I react differently to television coverage of killings by bombs and guns, and to devastation caused by intolerance and greed of a few over a large number of people. Published Apr 16, 2013 05:00am

A tale of goodwill visits

A LITTLE over 15 years ago, a friend approached me to secure for his mother a ‘multi-entry’ visa for India. His grandmother was ill in Mumbai and the mother (the only daughter) wanted to visit her from time to time. Published Sep 25, 2012 12:20am

Off the rack: Honouring the victim

Mukhtaran Mai will receive an honorary doctorate from Canada`s Laurentian University on October 30. According to ... Published Jul 04, 2010 12:00am

Education for democracy

SINDH education minister Pir Mazharul Haq`s idea that courses on the benefits of democracy should be incorporated in... Published Jul 23, 2009 12:00am

FILMS: Shehar aur Sapna and Slumdog

Slumdog Millionaire, the small film that made waves at the Oscars and won eight Academy Awards may never have been... Published Mar 01, 2009 12:00am