Dr Zafar Khan Safdar

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The APS carnage – A screaming nightmare

Opinion |Even when you know your child is in heaven, it still hurts like hell. Five years are gone yet it seems like yesterday...

Quaid-e-Azam – Who fought the World till death and won Pakistan

Muhammad Zafar Khan Safdar |It was 10:25 pm on Saturday, September 11, 1948, when father of the nation Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah breathed his...

Enemy at the gates

Dr Zafar Khan Safdar |This neither is about cold-blooded killing of a family in Sahiwal, nor concerning forced-disappearance of fellow-citizens by state authorities. Neither...

M. A. Jinnah: The savior of Indian Muslims

M Zafar Khan Safdar |“Mohammad Ali Jinnah was the recipient of devotion and loyalty seldom accorded to a man”. This was the glowing tribute that...

Crawling through my skin, the wounds reopen every winter

M Zafar Khan Safdar |My drive is depleted, My smiles been deleted. Between all the tears, I feel angry and cheated.Like a festering wound From a splinter in...

The enduring name and philosophy of Iqbal

M Zafar Khan Safdar |The advent of the 20th century marked the consolidation of national states based on regional fidelities. Reason replaced religion as...

Relations beyond the veil: Pakistan, Israel and the Muslim world

Dr Zafar Khan Safdar |The conflict between Israeli Jews and Palestinian Arabs has endured for more than a century. It centers on control of...

Asia Bibi case and ruling of the Supreme Court – M Zafar Khan Safdar

M Zafar Khan Safdar |Asia Bibi’s case gained national prominence because of brave, pluralist politician like Salman Taseer who served as the 26th Governor of Punjab from 2008...

Skills development for inclusive and sustainable growth – M Zafar Khan Safdar

M Zafar Khan Safdar |Akin to democracy, free markets, freedom of the press and universal human rights, education is one of those subjects whose...

Is 21st century Peshawar getting out of control?

M Zafar Khan Safdar |I was born and raised in Peshawar, the capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), a transit hub near the famed Khyber...

The unplanned cities of Pakistan: A problem without solution

Dr Zafar Khan Safdar |Pakistan is one of the fastest urbanizing countries in South Asia and the share of the urban population has risen...

Khyber to Karachi: How will Pakistan match its population boom? – M Zafar Khan Safdar

M Zafar Khan Safdar |For years, Pakistan’s soaring population growth has been evident in increasingly crowded roads, hospitals, schools, parks, and communities across the...

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