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Syed Moazzam Hai
Syed Moazzam Hai

  • November 25, 2021

    Clearing smog

    It has now become an annual ritual at this time of year. Smog blankets paddy pockets in central Punjab with ever-growing intensity. What ensues is...

  • August 29, 2015

    Will pay bhatta - not tax

    Bank deposits of private businesses in Pakistan declined 5.25 percent in July. Rs131.8 billion left the banking system in the first fiscal month of...

  • August 12, 2015

    Mainstreaming madressahs

    Bringing madressahs into the mainstream of our national life remains an elusive proposition as is the fabled dream of madressah reforms. Our...

  • July 29, 2015

    Education via corruption

    The overall literacy rate in Pakistan tumbled down from 60 percent in 2012-13 to 58 percent in 2013-14 according to the Pakistan Social and Living...

  • June 30, 2015

    Facing the heat

    "Cities die where thieves thrive". Words of wisdom surged with the rise in mercury and in the number of souls lost so senselessly and so helplessly...

  • June 25, 2015

    We don’t need a soft image

    ‘Soft image’’ is one of the many abundantly used and abused clichés in Pakistan. Media intellectuals relentlessly enlighten us, the commoners...

  • May 21, 2015

    Earthquake solidarity

    Aftershocks as earth shattering as a full-grown earthquake have continued to jolt Nepal off the path to resurrection since April 25. On May 12...

  • May 14, 2015

    Solar empowerment

    It’s not easy being a woman in a place where women often bear the brunt of what they are not culpable for. Electricity loadshedding is one such...

  • May 07, 2015

    Corruption terrorists

    On April 17 the UN appealed for $275 million in humanitarian aid to Yemen. What a poor country, we would naturally reflect somberly. And we would...

  • April 25, 2015

    Understanding the west – again

    “And I consider it part of my responsibility as president of the United States to fight against negative stereotypes of Islam wherever they...