Author Archives: Hasan Aftab Saeed


Hasan Aftab Saeed

Not Misbah’s fault

It’s probably in ours stars Pakistan has suffered yet another clean sweep Down Under. This was the first overseas tour under Misbah-ul-Haq. In all fairness, considering past tours of Australia, the result


Hasan Aftab Saeed

Once upon a time in UET

No student unions, please Last week saw demands for revival of student unions, amid a lot of ‘Asia is red’ poppycock. The latter merits no response except mirth, but after the tweets


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The phenomenon of Iqbal

As relevant as ever Was it a coincidence that the Indian Supreme Court chose to announce the Babri Masjid verdict on Allama Iqbal’s 142nd birth anniversary? It would appear to be so,


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Life’s greatest tragedy

Some crimes are their own worst punishment Prime minister Imran Khan is set to inaugurate the Kartarpur Corridor on November 9. The project has been completed in record duration to make it


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How difficult is the Quran?

And what one requires for its understanding Is Quran a difficult book to understand? Of course, the words ‘easy’ and ‘difficult’ are relative, so what’s easy for one man may be difficult


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On istikharah

And the misconceptions surrounding it The other day, Mufti Kifayatullah of JUI-F let it slip on live TV, during an altercation with anchor Yashfeen Jamal, that as per his istikharah Maulana Fazlur


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‘God’s Plan’

And does everything happen for the best? There’s no dearth of misery and misfortune in the world. There’s plenty of joy and happiness too, but as far as most thoughtful individuals are


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Independence Day celebrations

About time eight things were realised The 72nd anniversary of Pakistan’s Independence Day was celebrated with customary fervour and excitement. Customary fervour is a great thing of course, but it has been

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