Stories for: Zubeida Mustafa

Bridging the abyss

Inclusive activities are key to integrating the blind.

An unequal battle

Data shows the horrific extent to which laws are violated.

At people’s doorstep

SIUT in Sukkur has saved patients a lot of hassle.

In a diseased state

The new PMDC may play an efficient regulatory role.

The human touch

Poverty is no longer the face of despair in Khairo Dero.

Rethinking the medium

Our ill-conceived language policies have divided society.

One year ago …

ON Thursday, March 13, it will be exactly a year to the day when a brutal killer snatched away from us a gentle,...

Battle of ideas

AS it has gathered steam, the Children’s Literature Festival (CLF) — a unique event in Pakistan — has ...

Magic of a teacher

A WITTY quote runs, “Doctors bury their mistakes. Lawyers hang them. But journalists put theirs on the front...

Gandhi’s message

THE fifth edition of the Karachi Literature Festival was like a gust of fresh air in the environment of despair and...

A leading light

HENRY Wotton famously said, “An ambassador is an honest gentleman sent to lie abroad for the good of his...

Dignity, not charity

ONE problem with our poverty alleviation strategies is that they benefit the givers more than the recipients. Yet...

Restoring childhood

WHEN Khalil Gibran, the Lebanese-American poet, wrote his famous poem Pity the Nation he probably could not in his...

As bleak as ever

THE new year has brought with it the report card on education in Pakistan that ASER (Annual Status of Education...

Reading for sharing

FEW people now read for pleasure. Therefore, to meet a person who loves to read books can be a fascinating...

The Chinese way

I BEGIN with a prayer for 2014. May our rulers realise the importance of good education for all and may they acquire...

Where students come last

If education in Pakistan in 2013 were to be described in a nutshell, it could appropriately be said, More of ...

Opportunities for all

ONE major flaw in the education sector in Pakistan that hardly ever figures in popular discourse is the deeply ...

The media’s role

LAST week the Indus Resource Centre (IRC) and the Sindh Education Foundation held a joint consultative roundtable ...

Houbaras at risk

LAST Wednesday, a little over 20 Karachiites gathered in front of the Sindh Wildlife Office to raise their voices to...


A state of anarchy

Rape and restitution

Bard for our times

Bridging the abyss


Militant groups in Punjab

Railways: debatable priorities

Surge in Karachi violence

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