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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.

  • April 28, 2019

    Jamil Jalibi, Haji Baghlol and Pakistani politics: Part - I

    When Jamil Jalibi died last week on April 18, 2019, at the age of 92, Urdu lost an intellectual of high calibre whose books run into dozens – all...

  • April 20, 2019

    As Balochistan bleeds

    On April 18, in the district of Gwadar near Ormara at least 14 passengers were killed by unidentified assailants. They were travelling by bus from...

  • April 13, 2019

    When history becomes judge

    My two-part series last week, ‘Remembering Bhutto the writer’, drew tremendous response from readers. As expected, Bhutto’s followers loved it...

  • April 05, 2019

    Remembering Bhutto the writer: Part - II

    In the first part of this article that appeared yesterday on the 40th death anniversary of Z A Bhutto, we discussed his earlier books such as The...

  • April 04, 2019

    Remembering Bhutto the writer-Part I

    A lot has been written about his rise and fall, about his achievements and failures, and about his decisions – right and wrong – that led him to...

  • March 31, 2019

    Family planning in Sindh

    The ever-increasing population has been a major challenge for Pakistan for at least 50 years. When East and West Pakistan separated in 1971, the...

  • March 24, 2019

    Time to act body and soul

    Be it our government functionaries, state officials, or religious leaders, they waste no time in condemning terrorism against Muslims in other...