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Nadeem F. Paracha

I come in peace …

NFP recounts some rather curious occurrences in Europe as a South Asian man arriving from a bellicose Muslim country. Updated Apr 23, 2015 02:22pm

Yeah man, let’s go to Yemen!

Sending troops to S.Arabia is very much in our national, financial, seismological and gastronomical interest. Published Apr 19, 2015 07:42am

Angels of the fall …

A look at the tragic fall of some of Pakistan's finest, established and emerging stars. Updated Apr 17, 2015 01:29pm

The first Pakistani?

Overplayed or underplayed by historians and scholars, this general from Arabia remains a mystery to many. Updated Apr 12, 2015 10:15am

NA-246 by-election: Making a point

PTI may not be expecting a tsunami in NA-246, but making its presence felt in this constituency will be a show of force. Updated Apr 05, 2015 11:41am

Misbah takes back decision

Misbah asked: ‘If a politician can do it 79 times, then why can’t I for just this one time?’ Updated Apr 02, 2015 03:20pm

Babbling in Babylon

Televised spectacles and displays of choreographed rage grab ratings. So who cares if they also encourage violence? Updated Mar 26, 2015 02:35pm

Us and them

Another church attack simply triggers off the same redundant reactions from the media and the apologists. Updated Mar 22, 2015 07:27am

A gallery of overlapping stars

NFP illustrates what the world would be like with rulers like Mao Tse Kaptaan and General Pervez Dicaprio around. Published Mar 19, 2015 01:46pm

The forgotten tale of two Kashmiris

A historical hijacking, an inferno, jailbirds, a beloved leader and espionage— the story has plenty of turns and twists. Updated Mar 15, 2015 09:01am

An angry blog

Dear compatriots, I must remind you, fusst of all, that Pakistan came into being to challenge the hegemony of the West. Updated Mar 12, 2015 06:15pm

State of the game

One often hears about how the state of Pakistan’s cricket reflects the state of the country. Updated Mar 09, 2015 09:36am

Once upon an ambassador

Khan came out of an early retirement in 1987 purely on the belief that his cricket could attract funds for his hospital. Updated Mar 05, 2015 08:01pm

Heads we lose

A scrutiny of the first Pakistan-India match of the 2015 Cricket World Cup; now we know why we lost. Updated Feb 22, 2015 10:06am

An endless farce

When elected representatives become the moral police, it is often a case of the pot calling the kettle black. Updated Feb 15, 2015 09:23am