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Anwar Abbas

Idiomatic politics

Several idioms come to mind as politicking continues. Published Aug 15, 2019 06:55am

Rebuilding hockey

No effort is contemplated to achieve the goal. Published Dec 26, 2018 06:55am

Soldiers of peace

One hopes the Kartarpur initiative will meet with success. Published Dec 02, 2018 07:01am

Status of a teacher

If society is unfair to educators, they are in turn unfair to it. Published Oct 31, 2017 02:37am

Reverse aid

The Third World provides the West with highly skilled manpower. Published Oct 03, 2017 07:00am

Admission days

Money and recommendations play a role in the admission process. Published Apr 01, 2015 01:08am

Religious unity

Islam is part of a continuing process of faith in the Almighty. Published Feb 13, 2015 02:21am

Boosting books

Why are we losing the reading habit? Published Feb 05, 2015 06:23am

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