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Iftekhar A Khan
Iftekhar A Khan

The writer is a freelance columnist based in Lahore.

  • June 22, 2020

    Pity the taxpayers

    The chief justice of the Supreme Court expressed his annoyance over the huge number of surplus employees in the Pakistan Railways. A few days ago,...

  • June 06, 2020

    The race war

    The dastardly act of a cop killing black American George Floyd has triggered angry protests in major cities of the US. The level of protests has...

  • June 01, 2020

    Beautification or nuisance?

    In American parlance, pork-barrel projects are defined as appropriations yielding rich patronage benefits or winning votes. In our case, public...

  • April 20, 2020

    Moon-sighting

    One may not always agree with Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry, but on moon-sighting he has been spot-on. He probably doesn’t...

  • March 14, 2020

    Peace too far

    The peace agreement between the US and the Taliban signed on February 29 went up in gun smoke sooner than expected. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani...

  • March 04, 2020

    How much patience?

    President Dr Arif Alvi recently attended a reception arranged by one of the country’s leading industrialists in Lahore. Lahore-based prominent...

  • February 19, 2020

    Total chaos

    Chief Minister Usman Buzdar surely doesn’t like unruly traffic on the roads. He recently ordered the relevant officials to take immediate steps...