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Friday October 07, 2022
Farhan Bokhari
Farhan Bokhari

  • October 05, 2022

    Focus on philanthropy?

    Yesterday’s appeal from the United Nations seeking $800 million to help Pakistan tackle the catastrophe caused by devastating floods this summer...

  • September 21, 2022

    Floods vs earthquakes

    The destruction and loss of life caused by the devastating floods across Pakistan this summer have badly exposed multiple fragilities surrounding...

  • September 17, 2022

    Beyond Karbala

    As millions of pilgrims converged upon Karbala, southern Iraq this week to observe ‘Arbaeen’ or ‘Chehlum’ – the 40th day after the...

  • September 07, 2022

    Half a bailout?

    The fast emerging crisis surrounding Pakistan’s economy has quickly overwhelmed the short-lived joy over the IMF’s revival of a stalled loan...

  • August 24, 2022

    Pakistan at 100?

    Pakistan’s ongoing political and economic turmoil coincided last week with celebrations surrounding the country’s 75th anniversary, prompting a...

  • August 09, 2022

    Remembering Karbala

    As Imam Hussain held up his infant son, Ali Asghar before the army of Yazid seeking water for the malnourished and dehydrated baby, the instant...

  • August 03, 2022

    Saviour of Karbala

    This week’s arrival of ‘Muharram’ – the first month of the Islamic calendar – was marked with powerful symbolism, when red lights replaced...

  • July 27, 2022

    Pakistan’s economic dilemma

    In the coming weeks, Pakistan will be forced to undertake further belt tightening as the effect widens from significantly higher tariffs for...

  • July 13, 2022

    Battling hard times?

    A widely visible sense of deprivation across Pakistan in the run-up to Sunday’s ‘Eidul Azha’ was palpable with frequent reports of fast...

  • June 29, 2022

    Reforming Pakistan

    As Pakistan goes through the toughest economic adjustment since its creation, the riddle over the country’s long-term future remains unresolved....