Number of the Day: One

Posted on August 10, 2010
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Adil Najam and Owais Mughal There are many numbers that we can and should be thinking of today. And we will. But there is only one that counts: One. That ‘one’ is you. And what you can do to make the life of just ‘one’ of the over 6.5 million people affected by the floods […]

Number of the Day: 1,000,000,000

Posted on August 2, 2010
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Adil Najam Karachi burns. Pakistan drowns. Pakistanis are desperate to clutch at some twig, some branch of hope. There seem to be none. Even the cricket team collapsed, much like the mud houses outside Swat and Nowshehra. The brutal murder of MQM MPA Raza Haider has triggered a cycle of violence and arson in Karachi […]

Number of the Day: 1,000,000

Posted on July 31, 2010
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Adil Najam The death toll continues to mount. From 228 it leapt up to 417, and now the authorities in Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa province say that it is more than 800. Casualties are also mounting in Sindh Punjab and Baluchistan. If the 800 number is correct then the national toll must be well above 1000. And […]