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Iftekhar A Khan
Iftekhar A Khan

The writer is a freelance columnist based in Lahore.

  • February 02, 2016

    The premonition

    President Barack Obama in his State of the Union address predicted that some Muslim countries, especially Afghanistan and Pakistan, would continue...

  • January 15, 2016

    Stars and scavengers

    Fleeting moments Many cities are known for their peculiar features; Lahore at present has two – a cloud of dust and fumes in the air, and birds...

  • January 11, 2016

    PIA sell-off

    Fleeting moments Were a competition held to determine which of the state-owned enterprises were bigger loss-makers, Pakistan International...

  • December 09, 2015

    The retired

    Fleeting moments Iftekhar A Khan The Judicial Commission of Pakistan has recommended appointing two retired justices as ad-hoc judges of the...

  • November 14, 2015

    The forsaken

    Fleeting momentsAlmost every day Punjab’s pensioners write in to the letters sections of various newspapers, raising their voice against the...

  • November 07, 2015

    War criminals

    Fleeting momentsFormer British prime minister Tony Blair admitted in his CNN interview that he acted on ‘false intelligence’ reports about WMDs...

  • October 24, 2015

    Deprivation

    Much debate goes on these days to determine whether extremist tendencies in young men are the result of brainwashing on religious grounds or whether...