Author Archives: Imran Husain


Imran Husain

Tax reform or bust

The unholy trinity won’t let up Vested interests, a high sense of entitlement, poor management of expectations and willing collaborators have plagued Pakistan’s progress for more than an eternity. The lack of


Imran Husain

Rocking graveyards

Our horde of has-beens At the outset, let me apologise if the title appears insensitive or disrespectful. It actually is meant to convey a level of disrespect, not for the dead but


Imran Husain

Defining moments

A memorable weekend in London There are times in life when, out of the blue, one finds oneself able to avail opportunities that bring you back to things that somehow escape from


Imran Husain

Guzzle less fuel

Behind the incendiary headlines lies the solemn truth Two days ago, the media went ballistic about the price rise in petroleum products. Every headline was emotionally charged telling the nation that it


Imran Husain

Stars no more

Where is this talent we keep hearing about? Bangladesh’s performance in last week’s Asia cup was heralded as brilliant. Even in defeat, victory was theirs. The cricketing world shared their euphoria. They


Imran Husain

The crystal ball

It may seem murky but look deeper I tell you. This week is pretty amazing. So many imponderables and so much happening! Fame and fortune is on the line whichever way it


Imran Husain

Sublime to ridiculous

Winning some trophies while squandering others A glorious Monday morning ended in a gloomy night. The euphoria of Pakistan’s daughter, Sharmeen Obaid, winning an Oscar in extreme competition brought with it sunshine,


Imran Husain

A winning streak

Congratulations Team Pakistan! Two big victories, done in style and with huge resolve! Finally, they appear to have gotten it right. With few exceptions, it has been a united and consolidated performance.

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