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Naeem Sadiq
Naeem Sadiq

The writer is a management systems consultant and a freelance writer on social issues.

  • July 04, 2020

    Land of guns

    This is the story of C, an imaginary police force of an imaginary city K, located in an imaginary country P. Thus it may be fair to start with a...

  • May 19, 2020

    Esso Peas

    Pakistanis and peas go back a long way. Earliest archaeological finds confirm that peas were popular with the people of the Harappan civilization...

  • April 23, 2020


    Those who mercilessly massacred our Houbara Bustards, Markhors and Siberian Cranes with ferocious falcons and long range guns are now being...

  • February 15, 2020

    Child protection

    Pakistan is faced with a burgeoning menace of child abuse amongst its ‘madressahs’, schools, domestic helpers, child labour and street children....

  • December 21, 2019

    Tipping point

    One must admit at the outset, that some of the most outstanding, upright and accomplished people in Pakistan belong to the legal profession.It may...

  • December 03, 2019

    Preventing accidents

    Seventy-six people died in a single train accident in Pakistan on October 31, 2019. This is about the same number of fatalities that occurred in the...

  • November 19, 2019

    Hygiene for all

    Pakistan’s biggest city Karachi can embarrassingly claim to have built, for its estimated 20 million people, only 124 public toilets in the last...

  • November 12, 2019

    Polio, population and progress

    “In the early twenty-first century the train of progress is again pulling out of the station – and this will probably be the last train ever to...

  • June 23, 2018

    Reforms in the ECP

    Despite numerous proposals and demands for electoral reforms, the Election Commission of Pakistan has been working overtime to keep its processes...

  • May 29, 2018

    A tragedy in waiting

    Five months into 2018 and the US has already experienced 23 school shootings, averaging a little over one school shooting per week. While the...