Nighat Kamal Aziz

  • TThe golden words of Martin Luther King aptly sum up our present predicament: “In the end we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.”   When Modi did the latest aggression in Occupied Kashmir by changing its status, Pakistan was enraged and ...

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  • TFor those who knew him or had seen him on talk shows on TV, the death of Brig Asad Munir came as a shock. Death is always shocking and sad, but this was one death that jolted everyone. The ever smiling face of Asad Munir, sprang up in everyone’s eyes. Suicide? A person like him? Known for his ...

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  • TIt has taken Pakistan years of sacrifice to reach the position that it has today. Pakistan is a country that was maligned as a rogue state that harboured terrorism, a country which India portrayed as a warmongering state, irresponsible and immature- what is unfortunate is that the world believed ...

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  • TThis week marks the end of a long, hot Ramadan month. For those who braved the heat and thirst and remained steadfast and followed the tenants of Islam, it should have ideally ended on a high note. But alas! As usual, Islam in our country has been hijacked by the mullahs who do not possess the ...

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  • TA war veteran once wrote in The Washington Post about Malala that his own courage, his bravery, his training to face challenges, paled in front of a teenage girl from a third world country, who stood up and faced life threatening danger … and then went on to become the voice of the ...

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  • TEvery man...or woman has a price, they say. No one is above board. Every armour has a chink. But as the nation watched the events preceding the Senate elections, as the rumours about the bidding and horse trading emerged, many wished that there was a semblance of decency attached to the sordid ...

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  • TThe gory pictures of little Tayyaba’s injured face and burnt hand, flashed on the TV screens all over the country, over and over again and shocked a nation which is unfortunately not so easily moved, having already seen many terrible sights. Perhaps it was the tenderness of Tayyaba’s ...

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  • TThere is a Pushto saying being circulated on social media. “When your child dies, you bury it in your heart. It only leaves this world when you do.”When your children are mercilessly killed in a battle for the country’s survival, it is time to suspend all frivolous activities, ...

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  • TThe eyes of the Pakistani nation, scanning the horizon for so long for an icon, could never have imagined that it will appear in the form of a little 16-year-old girl. As she stood so confidently in front of the special session of the United Nations, with no sign of nervousness as the spotlight of ...

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  • TThe headlines in the papers after the elections were exhilarating, invoking new hope after a long, dark period. One, in particular, was very inspiring. “Pakistan, the bravest democracy in the world,” it declared. Truer words were seldom spoken.None of the other nations preaching ...

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