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Iftekhar A Khan
Iftekhar A Khan

The writer is a freelance columnist based in Lahore.

  • April 20, 2016

    Culture of waste

    Fleeting moments The bill passed by the Punjab government to restrict display of extravagance on wedding functions is a step in the right...

  • March 28, 2016

    Unwarranted criticism

    Fleeting moments Now that former strongman Pervez Musharraf breathes free and enjoys his cigars in Dubai, the government faces a barrage of...

  • March 14, 2016

    Admission season

    Fleeting moments Glance through any newspaper these days and you come across advertisements of foreign universities, offering Pakistani students...

  • February 22, 2016

    Syria and us

    Fleeting moments When the Saudi government announced in December last year that Pakistan was part of a military alliance of 34 Muslim countries,...

  • February 18, 2016

    Phony degrees

     Fleeting moments It seemed the Axact scandal of selling fake degrees had died down – just as all scandals die down sooner than later....

  • 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...