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Dr Naazir Mahmood
Dr Naazir Mahmood

The writer holds a PhD from the University of Birmingham, UK and works in Islamabad.

  • February 22, 2021

    Deworming at school

    The writer holds a PhD from the University of Birmingham, UK and works in Islamabad.There are at least two types of deworming: mental and physical....

  • February 18, 2021

    Analysing official versions

    On a TV talk show recently, in which I was appearing as an analyst, nearly all speakers were unanimous that the 27th UN monitoring report exposed...

  • February 08, 2021

    Time to activate provincial HECs

    In view of some recent decisions and policies of the HEC, and keeping in mind the post-18th Amendment educational scene in the country, perhaps it...

  • February 01, 2021

    Challenging the wasteland

    My column ‘How to make an intellectual wasteland’ that appeared in these pages on January 24, 2020 elicited interesting responses from my...

  • January 24, 2021

    How to make an intellectual wasteland

    Three-quarters of a century is a long time to make an intellectual wasteland. Perhaps, you can do it in just a few years, provided you remain...

  • January 16, 2021

    Citizenship education in Pakistan

    The writer holds a PhD from the University of Birmingham, UK and works in Islamabad.There was a time in Pakistan up until the 1970s that we taught...

  • January 10, 2021

    Watching John Adams

    The recent turmoil in Washington DC that President Donald Trump instigated surprised many. Not that the United States is unfamiliar with such...