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Kiran Nazish
Kiran Nazish is a journalist, researcher and activist based in Pakistan ( Her work appears in Forbes, Foreign Policy (Af-Pak Channel), Columbia Journalism Review, Dawn, Express Tribune, Daily Times, TFT, Tehelka and LaStampa. Her twitter handle is @kirannazish

Entries by Kiran Nazish

PTI Anti-NATO Route Campaign Will Directly Affect Pakistan's Economy and Innocent Truck Drivers

(0) Comments | Posted December 3, 2013 | 11:37 AM

Pakistan's Tehreek-e-Insaf, the most popular party among the youth seems to be gaining too much in common with the Taliban in Pakistan. It seems most policies of the party are very well-aligned with those of the Taliban. Some of the most prominent policies is those related to Pakistan's...

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Pakistani Women Scale New Heights

(1) Comments | Posted February 21, 2013 | 10:00 AM

Eight young women from Shimshal, Hunza, led by Karachi-based, independent filmmaker Shehrbano Saiyid broke several records when they conquered three peaks with temperatures dipping -10 or less, at the Karakoram Range, in Gilgit-Baltistan region. According to mountaineering official from Shimshal, Qudrat Ali, "these girls summited three 6000m peaks...

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Pakistani Youth Stands Against Stereotyping on Independence Day

(12) Comments | Posted August 15, 2012 | 10:35 AM

On Aug. 14, 2012, Pakistan turned 65. Big streets of Karachi, Lahore, and Islamabad were lit amid loadshedding (power outages), patches of celebrations with national flags and flickering green and white lights 'til the sun finally went behind to renew for another day.

Meanwhile, beyond the pendulam, something unusual was...

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Will Pakistan's New Foreign Policy Work?

(1) Comments | Posted May 14, 2012 | 10:37 AM

The focus of Pakistan foreign minister Hina Rabbani Khar at local and international conferences these days is exhaustively toward the "new foreign policy" for the new Pakistan. Weeks ago she had been emphasizing military's receding interference in the foreign policy of the country. The biggest shift in the focus of...

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Dragons of Freedom: In the Most Dangerous Place for Journalists

(3) Comments | Posted May 3, 2012 | 1:48 PM

On Press Freedom Day, Pakistan is reminded of its grave journalistic challenges.

It is known that the risks of working as a journalist in any country are highlighted most in times of political turmoil. According to reports, 2011 was one of the worst years for journalists the world over, and...

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