Category: Kamila Hyat

The True Nature Of War – Kamila Hyat

In the US and even before he went there, the COAS General Raheel Sharif has been emphasising the military’s valiant battle against the Taliban militants, the heroics...

A Way Out Of The Woods – Kamila Hyat

It may go unnoticed. Only some of it is reported, but we do have a great deal of pioneering work taking place in our country – often taken on by young people,...

Exercises In Futility – Kamila Hyat

When people cannot get anything useful done, they resort to the essentially useless, sometimes elevating its importance in their own minds to make themselves feel...

Children, Crime And Charity – Kamila Hyat

Ramazan is here, and so are the child beggars. What is significant is that for a significant number of years, after the passage of the Punjab Destitute and Neglected...

Respect In The Right Place – Kamila Hyat

As always, it comes back to the same issues. One reason we find ourselves faced with a sea of problems lies in our inability over the past six and a half decades to put...

The Ironies Of Ramazan – Kamila Hyat

With the first days of Ramazan came a crippling heat wave, and extended loadshedding, which, literally as well as metaphorically, sent people reeling across the country....

A Change In The Scene – Kamila Hyat

As suddenly as in a theatrical production, the scene has changed twice for Save the Children – and possibly for other NGOs based in the country. Following the dramatic...

Old Lamps For New – Kamila Hyat

Like the fads involving silicon wrist bands, rainbow nail-polish or other bits and pieces sold for commercial gain, we inevitably have political fads too. Catch phrases,...

The Foolish Ways Of Fowls – Kamila Hyat

We wonder how police in Indian Punjab are getting on with their interrogation of a pigeon that was detained after it was spotted perching on a mud house in a village...

Games Of Fraud – Kamila Hyat

The story on the Axact company’s educational fraud, broken by the New York Times has created waves, big waves, that have stirred up an immediate storm. This then is...

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