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Foreign climbers will return, but not without security

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Aug 1, 2013. Militant attacks might not deter foreign mountaineers from visiting Pakistan’s glorious peaks in the future. But for now, the international mountaineering community is looking for some answers. Colonel (Retired) Manzoor Hussain, President of the Alpine Club of Pakistan […]

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Elections 2013: Mismanagement galore on Election Day

This article was first published in The Express Tribune on May 12, 2013. Islamabad – As hundreds of thousands of people left their homes to cast their votes, in what observers believe will be a record-breaking turnout, apart from a ‘credible’ voters’ list, Saturday’s general elections were no different from previous ones in terms of inadequate […]

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TuQ long march – Security around the capital

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Jan 17, 2013. Islamabad – Residents of the federal capital have become used to traffic jams and security checks at police check posts, but all that has changed in the past two days. With the Islamabad Police focusing all its energy […]

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