Thursday June 30, 2022
Ather Naqvi
Ather Naqvi

The writer is a staff member

  • May 24, 2022

    CPEC is on its way

    Is the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor going as planned? Since it was launched in 2013, the flagship project of the Belt and Road Initiative , has...

  • October 14, 2021

    Smog over Lahore

    One can see that the dreaded smog is gradually descending upon us. It is palpable at the moment, but it is not inevitable – it shouldn’t be....

  • November 06, 2020

    A mindset for pollution

    It’s the same time and the same smog but a different year. A lot many reasons have been pointed out for the scary smog that visits Lahore but...

  • August 24, 2020

    CPEC: where do we stand?

    The government of the PTI – just having completed its two years in power – has drawn the attention of many, mostly its critics, who are busy...

  • January 25, 2020

    Broken promises

    We’ll come to the wheat crisis a little later. Let’s start from where it all began – a hope inspired by a promise. The first half of the year...

  • December 21, 2019

    Towards a digital future?

    The ‘Digital Pakistan Vision’ launched by Prime Minister Imran Khan recently has the potential to considerably help improve our socio-economic...

  • September 05, 2017

    A for arsenic

    If I go back a few decades, when I was a school-going boy, I can remember drinking water from the tap without any fear of it being contaminated....

  • August 03, 2017

    Reluctance to change

    Now that the dust has finally settled over the Panama case verdict, we’re perhaps in a better position to turn towards less urgent problems...

  • July 03, 2017

    Our false pride

    Ather NaqviThe tragic incident of the oil tanker explosion in Bahawalpur will continue to haunt us as the death toll has risen to 191 as per the...