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Anjum Altaf

Healthcare needs a warning label

Standards have slipped because regulatory capacity has been outstripped by the number of facilities. Published Mar 21, 2017 06:44am

Locating the enemy

It is quite hard to believe that our enemies convinced us to create these monsters. Published Mar 07, 2017 01:02am

The problem with land grants

It is reasonable to ask for a transparent disclosure of the rules applicable to land grants. Published Feb 14, 2017 02:07am

The begging bowl

Why is no one willing to change a broken development model? Published Jan 25, 2017 12:50pm

CPEC: lessons from history

What came of all the colonial-era investment and what economic transformations did it sustain? Updated Jan 17, 2017 10:23am

The death of classical music

One can say that classical music is dead in Pakistan because the art form is not part of the sensibility of a new Updated Jan 17, 2017 02:54am

Inherent bias

The CSS exam screens for a particular type of candidate. Updated Jan 17, 2017 02:54am

CSS danger alert

Civil service exams are not testing for intelligence. Published Dec 20, 2016 02:21am

Education and politics

Whoever controls what students believe and how they think controls the future. Published Dec 10, 2016 03:02am

Democracy’s woes

A review of the rules underpinning the poll process is needed. Published Jun 26, 2016 04:09am

Pro-people policies

It is only when most people are healthy that curative care can function. Published May 15, 2016 06:38am

To privatise or not

Some of the most efficient utilities are operated by SOEs. Published Mar 27, 2016 07:23am

Language functions

The language debate must be an inclusive one. Published Mar 13, 2016 06:40am

Two conversations

Preference for a strongman brooking no nonsense is deeply embedded. Published Apr 19, 2015 07:41am

Electoral choices

The democratic system is premised on sets of poll rules. Published Mar 18, 2015 01:34am

Megacity narratives

Size is irrelevant to the management of cities. Published Mar 01, 2015 06:58am

Single-point agenda

Without giving up their local goals, CSOs can exercise collective influence. Published Feb 15, 2015 07:15am

Helping labour

Activism is needed to advance labour’s cause. Published Jan 23, 2015 01:15am