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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.

  • May 16, 2022

    A forgotten centenary

    The writer holds a PhD from the University of Birmingham, UK.We have seen so many centenaries observed in Pakistan since the turn of the century....

  • May 08, 2022

    Mad, bad and dangerous to know

    When Lady Caroline Lamb described Lord Byron – one of the greatest English poets – as “mad, bad, and dangerous to know”, she was of course...

  • May 01, 2022

    Human rights in Pakistan

    The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan has been doing a marvelous job by compiling data on human rights violations in the country. For over 30...

  • April 24, 2022

    The conspiracy that wasn’t

    Ever since Imran Khan faced a defeat in the vote of no-confidence in the National Assembly, the former prime minister and his coteries have been...

  • April 18, 2022

    Four catalysts for change

    The chain of events during the first two weeks of April has been rattling and to some extent unimaginable. Who would have thought at the turn of the...

  • April 11, 2022

    A remarkable verdict

    It feels good when the apex court of your country delivers a verdict that fulfills the aspirations of its people. Before the verdict, there were...

  • April 03, 2022

    Finding solace in literature

    There is too much politics around; to get some respite it is perhaps better to continue our discussion about some of the sessions at the 5th Sindh...

  • March 27, 2022

    SLF – a celebration of Mohenjodaro

    It has been exactly 100 years since the world came to know about the splendor of Mohenjodaro. Not that the Indus Valley civilization was not known...

  • March 20, 2022

    Farhad Zaidi – fighter for freedom

    During my school days in the 1970s, despite our financial hardships, my father made sure that the hawker delivered at least two Urdu newspapers to...

  • March 13, 2022

    Remembering Dr Aijaz Ahmad

    There was a time in the second half of the 20th century when the communist ideology was in ascendance and Marxism was a favourite staple of thought...