Friday September 24, 2021
Ayaz Amir
Ayaz Amir

  • February 14, 2017

    Panama and now sugar: woes endless

    Islamabad diary When it rains it pours. The Nooras are finding this out for themselves. Is their proverbial luck finally running out? What is...

  • February 10, 2017

    Punjab is the problem

    Islamabad diary Because of population and wealth, Punjab is the dominant element in the Pakistani state. Whoever commands Punjab rules...

  • February 07, 2017

    The confessions of St Isaac

    Islamabad diary Oh, that moment of weakness if only it could be forgotten when Isaac called for pen and paper and in his own hand and at...

  • February 03, 2017

    Ruling party’s growing sense of alarm

    Islamabad diary It can now be seen on their faces, the concern stemming from the Panama case hearings in the Supreme Court. As the hearings...

  • January 31, 2017

    The Qatar literary prize

    Islamabad diary In a society as stagnant, socially retarded, lie-ridden and hypocrisy-painted as ours disruption and disorder are creative...

  • January 27, 2017

    Ababeel…and what next?

    Islamabad diary Pakistan has tested a missile with a range of 2200 kilometres and capable of carrying multiple nuclear warheads, and the usual...

  • January 24, 2017

    Real game-changer: Panama, not CPEC

    Islamabad diary Since when did bricks and mortar, up and down motorways, and a few power stations thrown in, change the fate of nations? What...

  • January 20, 2017

    Fate, destiny and the great unknown

    Islamabad diary Beyond such things as the law and the constitution lies the power of fate…things that you may not have guessed, would...

  • January 17, 2017

    Why Saigal? What’s with him?

    Islamabad diary Why indeed? What’s so special about him? He sang and rose to prominence – they still call him the Indian film...

  • January 13, 2017

    No shortcuts to deliverance

    Islamabad diary Call this the revenge of the PML-N. So soon after his stepping down they have managed to make controversial their erstwhile...