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Kamal Siddiqi



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The conspiracy of silence

Why would someone want to target Baghwan? Jamshed Baghwan is a much loved and highly respected member of Peshawar's journalistic fraternity....

Driven to despair

Successive governments, socialist and capitalist, have come and gone. Public transport, or what is left of it, continues to deteriorate. ...

Dr Alvi to the rescue

I am very fond of Dr Arif Alvi, who happens to be my MNA from the now well-known NA250. I have heard good things about him in his capacity as a dental practitioner ...

Getting away with murder

Some weeks back, media in Pakistan ran the rather chilling story of a baby girl abandoned in a garbage dump in Faisalabad....

It is polio versus drone now

Pakistanis travelling abroad will be subject to restrictions on account of polio. We continue to be our own worst enemies....

Pakistan is wary of a new ordinance

Mamnoon Hussain promulgated the Protection of Pakistan Ordinance. We are told by the government's PR section that this ordinance maintains that the writ of the state would be established at all costs....

With love from Pakistan

When people arrive from other parts of the country, locals refer to them as “guests from Pakistan....

Past perfect, future tense

The decision to sell a strategic stake in national carrier of Pakistan comes at a time when we have been told that the airline is tottering on bankruptcy. To give credit to the PM, he is trying his best to try and salvage the airline which we are reminded, ad nauseum, was once one of the best in the...

Right time, wrong moves

Demoralised and politicised, the Karachi police can do wonders if given the right direction and adequate funding....

Zardari played his innings well

Zardari played his innings well ...

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