Stories for: Nasser Yousaf

Singers of the borderland

TO THE outside world guns and bombs appear to be doing most of the talking in the Pashtun inhabited areas of Khyber...

Chief of Yousafzais and a would be spiritual leader

SWABI appears to be game yet again: one of the handsomest members of the four member committee constituted for the...

The quiet nationalist

Do not feel bad that people remember you only when they need you. Feel privileged that you are like a candle that...

Time ends at FC Intersection

THE sun is a mere mellowed pale disc as another day in the last week of the year 2013 draws to a rapid end. Hundreds...

Our fickle winters

IT RAINED here in Peshawar on the first day of November tempting some to send warm winter wishes to their friends ...

Malala’s shopping cart and her bemused detractors

‘Human feeling is like the mighty rivers that bless the earth. It does not wait for beauty -- it flows with...

Pain of the dispossessed

IT may not be possible to submit this as an impersonal narrative. Most of my visits to Qissa Khwani Bazaar, located...

Of what is left of the left

NOT many people seem to remember that not very long ago Peshawar was at the centre of crossfire in a decisive war...

The real enemy

“IF you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself...

Two fabulous rivers and the incorrigible Attock police

‘We are the children of a large family, and must learn, as such children do, not to expect that our hurts will be...

The fall and fall of the deputy commissioner

SOME ten years before the British left the Frontier, some reformer pulled it down (the house where Edwardes and...

Absent HR management

SOMETHING odd happened last February when a sudden wave of western monsoon rains hit parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa...

Our sad south

This is our world, and it will not turn on us and rend us. But it’s the same sun that glitters over trenches on...

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s sad south

There was a time when seven districts in the southern region enjoyed peace and serenity.

The last tourists

“When 9/11 happened I asked my staff to pack up. That incident alone had the potential of shutting down local tourism.”

In the line of fire

AT the young age of 18, Sharafata had already attained the attributes of a quintessential Pakhtun woman born and ...

Categorical definitions of development

ONE recently learned from the works of an erudite, and a very hardworking etymologist, Shakil Chaudhry, that the...

Peshawar: does anyone care?

THE apparently ceaseless debate sparked by the Boston marathon bomb blasts in the American

Musing variously in the old Frontier

‘Ezeudo,’ he called in his guttural voice. ‘If you had been a coward, I would have asked you to bring courage...

Throw the pearl back in the sea, please

A LITTLE while ago one stopped briefly at a famous secondhand bookshop in the Cantonment Bazaar Peshawar to fend for one’s reading needs. The entrance to the shop had been crowded by a group comprising

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Madressah reform difficulty

End of a crisis

The dissension within

Universities’ challenge


More than money needed

Measuring poverty

Lure of the blue passport

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