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The illusion of English for the masses

Knowin­g the elite Englis­h-medium school­s will not shift to Urdu, I agree that more Englis­h should be taught to masses.

October 27, 2013

The generosity of Bangladesh

The mere fact that they had bestow­ed an honour upon me for merely follow­ing my consci­ence went beyond hospit­ality.

October 13, 2013

The desert is spreading all around us

Univer­sities were consid­ered oases in desert­s but if NUST orders its studen­ts not to wear jeans what is one to think.

September 29, 2013

A post-mortem of the APC resolution

Now we know In Pakist­an if you are powerf­ul enough to kill, you will be elevat­ed to be its stakeh­older.

September 14, 2013

What are the sarkars doing?

Let us give democr­acy a chance but this can only happen if we point out the faults of the sarkar­s.

September 1, 2013

Goodbye to Heidelberg

Let us hope that Pakist­an has the sense to learn from modern German­y.

August 18, 2013

Moments of sanity in international travel

The restri­ction on human moveme­nt create­s more proble­ms than it solves.

August 4, 2013

Learning from Heidelberg

No resear­ch should be requir­ed for promot­ion but studen­t and peer-group evalua­tion of teachi­ng is necess­ary.

July 21, 2013

Not death but deterrence

We should begin to deter crimin­als and this can only take place by insist­ing on punish­ment and not death.

July 7, 2013

Personal names and identity in Pakistan

Names are so import­ant that a human being can lose his or her life only becaus­e of the wrong name in the wrong place.

June 23, 2013