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Zirgham Nabi Afridi
Zirgham Nabi Afridi

  • April 16, 2024

    Promoting innovation

    A  representational  showing sticky notes on a board. — Unsplash/FileThere are some common themes from the lives of Thomas Edison , Robert...

  • September 14, 2022

    Policymaking and elite monopoly

    “If we will not endure a king as a political power, we should not endure a king over the production, transportation, and sale of any of the...

  • April 23, 2022

    PTI and the future

    Self-accountability and on-ground mobilisation of volunteers and workers will be key to the PTI’s preparations for the next general elections. The...

  • February 21, 2022

    How to create a confident nation

    The author is a design manager at a global engineering firm.Even though young Pakistanis who enter the international market are quite bright and...

  • May 08, 2021

    Saving the PTI - Part II

    Positions of party leadership are now out of reach of Pakistan’s middle-class let alone its peasants and daily-wagers. The PTI, like other...

  • May 07, 2021

    Saving the PTI (Part - I)

    Last month, the PTI marked its 25th foundation day. It is a significant milestone, a silver jubilee; yet, there’s little to celebrate.At a time...

  • September 13, 2020

    Tackling Karachi’s floods

    Urban drainage infrastructure is almost entirely built underground. Being out of sight, it is a lucrative avenue to illegally pocket millions....

  • September 04, 2020

    Elite capture and the PTI

    In the developed world, citizens are groomed for economic leadership from their first year in school. Preschool and kindergarten reports in...

  • April 08, 2019

    Reforms in water governance

    After nearly ten months of protests in different parts of Badin, April 3, 2019 saw a coordinated shutter-down strike in major towns across the...

  • November 15, 2018

    Strategy on scarcity

    It is heartening to see articles on Pakistan’s water issues appear with greater frequency in newspapers. The chief justice deserves a great deal...