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Zarrar Khuhro

Zarrar Khuhro is a Pakistani journalist who has worked extensively in both the print and electronic media industry. He is currently hosting a talk show on Dawn News. Twitter: @ZarrarKhuhro

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Like a desert needs rain: Turning floods to friends with sponge cities 

There’s a scene in the Simpsons where Bart complains about the heat to his father, Homer Simpson, saying: “This is the hottest summer of my life.” Homer wags a finger at Bart and corrects him: “This is the coldest summer of the rest of your life.”

May 25, 2024

The rise of Pakistan’s clickbait criminal

If a gangster shoots a rocket launcher in the forest and no one is around to see it, did it really happen?

April 28, 2024

X marks the spot

February 27, 2024

The hierarchies of hell

Tragedies start small. Then, like Russian dolls, that small tragedy is encased in a larger one, and then a larger one still…until it’s finally big enough to – ever so briefly - catch our eyes.

June 21, 2023