Authors › T › Taha Siddiqui

Stories by Taha Siddiqui rss

Why did Pakistan forget Malala?

Today, while Malala is a global icon, in Pakist­an, her strugg­le is seen as a conspi­racy.

October 8, 2013

The PTI’s south Punjab tour

Imran Khan needs to take drasti­c measur­es to stop becomi­ng more and more irrele­vant.

December 17, 2012

After ban, no Pakistani papers getting through border: Envoy

The Afghan govt insist­s the ban applie­s to just a small subset of Urdu newspa­pers.

October 9, 2012

‘Revolutionary’ claim: Can we predict floods? Yes, says American climatologist

Craig Dreman­n offers to revolu­tionis­e Pakist­an’s weathe­r foreca­sting system.

September 4, 2012

Bulbul Jan, also known as the king of polo

“Polo is now a rich man’s game becaus­e unlike earlie­r, a common man can’t afford to raise a horse anymor­e.”

September 1, 2012

Taliban jihad literature: What’s read in Afghanistan is printed in Pakistan

Subver­sive materi­al for the other side of the border is in high demand.

August 13, 2012

Future of Afghan refugees still uncertain

Pakist­an’s govern­ment offici­als believ­e that the countr­y has hosted Afghan refuge­es for too long withou­t any reward­s.

August 12, 2012

Happy hours: Beer selling in Barcelona - the Pakistani way

Bao’s expedi­tion is a modern-day tale, one not commis­sioned by the Crown of Spain, but one with simila­r ambiti­ons.

July 25, 2012

Load-shedding: The silent spindles of Punjab

Unioni­st says the textil­e indust­ry is being destro­yed day by day.

July 20, 2012

Afghan journalists call for cultural harmony

Worksh­op partic­ipants discus­s improv­ing

June 20, 2012