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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.

  • December 17, 2018

    A forgotten story-teller

    I had planned to continue with my series of columns about women writers of merit but the readers’ feedback on my previous column about Altaf...

  • December 10, 2018

    The fiction of Altaf Fatima

    Hardly a week had passed since the death of Fahmida Riaz that we lost another writer of outstanding merit and talent – Altaf Fatima – who died...

  • December 01, 2018

    The feminist history of Nur Jahan

    After my two columns on Kishwar Naheed and Fahmida Riaz, this article deals with Empress Nur Jahan. Why, you might ask. You will get the answer to...

  • November 24, 2018

    Fahmida Riaz in prose

    When Fahmida Riaz died in Lahore on November 21 at the age of 73, most TV channels in Pakistan portrayed her as an outstanding and prominent poet....

  • November 18, 2018

    Areopagitica, Iqbal, and Milton

    On November 9, the birthday of Allama Iqbal, an article titled ‘Iqbal: poor philosophy, rich poetry’, written by a young writer, appeared on...

  • November 13, 2018

    The writer who emboldens women

    Kishwar Naheed’s latest book of poetry ‘Shirin sukhani se parey’ is the continuation of her long struggle for inciting women against the...

  • November 04, 2018

    The antidote to bigotry

    Irrespective of the merits and demerits of the verdict in Aasia Bibi’s case, the anger shown by disgruntled elements was unjustified. The burning...