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Hail the heroes – Abbas Nasir

IT took an astute social media observer to point out that the amendment legalising the extension given to the army chief — in theory...

Who’s in charge? – Irfan Hussain

IF democracy depends on the consent of the losers, then Pakistan cannot claim to be a democratic country. Oh sure, we have our elections,...

Vawda’s unfunny joke – Khurram Husain

IT is easy to forget that water scarcity presents Pakistan with one of its most serious existential challenges when the country’s own water minister...

A new federal administration – I.A. Rehman

MUCH credit is due to Dr Ishrat Husain, head of the task forces for the federal administration’s restructuring and reform of the civil services,...

ThinkFest thoughts – F.S. Aijazuddin

NOBEL Laureates are advised to bring their own multimedia equipment when lecturing in Pakistan. At the two-day ThinkFest 2020, held in Lahore recently, the...

Wag the dog – Irfan Hussain

IN the 1997 movie Wag the Dog, the US president gets embroiled in a sexual scandal while fighting for re-election. A spin doctor is...

Today, I am proudly Iranian By Pervez Hoodbhoy

A BABOON-faced thug with hair dyed orange threatens — and then repeats his threat — to destroy the world’s precious architectural heritage. He is...

First quarter developments – Khurram Husain

IT may not make for exciting reading but the quarterly reports of the State Bank are one of the few places where we get...

The drones of war – F.S. Aijazuddin

THE Western world has been itching to have a Third World War. The First World War of 1914-18 was a sort of hors d’oeuvre,...

A debatable solution – I.A. Rehman

THE ease with which matters regarding the fixation of terms of the appointment of the defence services’ chiefs, their reappointment, and the retirement or...
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