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Zaigham Khan
Zaigham Khan

The writer is an anthropologist and development professional.

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  • September 11, 2017

    Making sense of the census

    Better known for its bravery, the MQM’s sense of humour often remains under-appreciated. The party is angry that Karachi’s population...

  • August 28, 2017

    Deadly embrace

    Pakistan knows well how to deal with the US. What it does not know is how to deal with itself, particularly while dealing with the US. It has been a...

  • August 21, 2017

    The gathering storm

    The past belongs to the historian, the future to the diviner. In Pakistan, history belongs to the lawyer and the future is the preserve of the...

  • August 14, 2017

    Nawaz Sharif’s seven lives

    When a young child is orphaned in Punjab, it is a common practice to tell her that the parent has gone to Hajj and will be back one day. My PML-N...

  • August 07, 2017

    A family of thieves

    I belong to a distinguished, educated family. Unfortunately, it happens to be a family of thieves – a mafia. It is a family that is...

  • July 31, 2017

    Intimate enemies

    Of all the tourists visiting the historic city of Lahore, Sikhs from Indian Punjab are received most warmly and there are good reasons for it. The...

  • July 24, 2017

    Papa’s motorbike

    If you stand by a busy road in Lahore for half an hour, you can easily take more than a dozen pictures like this. It is the image of a traditionally...

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