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Dr Naazir Mahmood
Dr Naazir Mahmood

The writer holds a PhD from the University of Birmingham, UK and works in Islamabad.

  • May 24, 2019

    Don’t stoke the fire

    Karachi has seen a lot, pain and pleasure. After a long time, the city is enjoying relative peace. For the past two decades, we have not the...

  • May 18, 2019

    Que sera sera

    ‘Que Sera Sera – whatever will be, will be’, sung by Doris Day was the song that won millions of hearts the world over in the 1950s, and...

  • May 03, 2019

    Why we need a free press

    On May 3 , World Press Freedom Day is observed internationally. It was first proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in December 1993; so it has been...

  • April 29, 2019

    Jamil Jalibi, Haji Baghlol and Pakistani politics: Part - II

    In the first part of this article yesterday, we discussed Jamil Jalibi’s foreword to Munshi Sajjad Hussain’s novel ‘Haji Baghlol’. Here we...

  • April 28, 2019

    Jamil Jalibi, Haji Baghlol and Pakistani politics: Part - I

    When Jamil Jalibi died last week on April 18, 2019, at the age of 92, Urdu lost an intellectual of high calibre whose books run into dozens – all...

  • April 20, 2019

    As Balochistan bleeds

    On April 18, in the district of Gwadar near Ormara at least 14 passengers were killed by unidentified assailants. They were travelling by bus from...

  • April 13, 2019

    When history becomes judge

    My two-part series last week, ‘Remembering Bhutto the writer’, drew tremendous response from readers. As expected, Bhutto’s followers loved it...