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Articles by Nadir Hassan


Nadir Hassan is a Pakistan-based journalist who worked as a senior assistant editor at Newsline.

News & Politics »

[26 May 2011 | One Comment | ]
Till Expediency Do Us Part

Pakistan’s shifting political sands make for the strangest bedfellows.

Arts & Culture, Movies »

[10 Apr 2011 | Comments Off | ]
Movie Review: The Fighter

The Fighter is a departure from the kind of quirky films director David O Russell normally makes, but in his casting of Christian Bale he has ensured that this movie is a knockout.

Sports »

[9 Apr 2011 | Comments Off | ]
Beyond the Cup

In its World Cup odyssey, the Pakistan cricket team lost a semi-final match, and sometimes the plot, but won the heart of a nation.

Arts & Culture, Books, Society »

[18 Mar 2011 | 3 Comments | ]
Celebrating the Word

With more than 100 authors on the slate, there was something for everyone at KLF 2011 – even politics.

Arts & Culture, Books »

[28 Feb 2011 | One Comment | ]
Book Review: Beautiful From This Angle

Meant to mock the standard portrayal of Pakistan, Beautiful From This Angle is guilty of the same crime.

People »

[31 Jan 2011 | One Comment | ]
Hall of Fame 2010

Newsline looks at Pakistan’s heroes and zeroes from 2010 …

People »

[31 Jan 2011 | One Comment | ]
Hall of Shame 2010

Newsline looks at Pakistan’s heroes and zeroes from 2010 …

Blog Row, The Water Cooler »

[31 Jan 2011 | Comments Off | ]
WikiLeaks Awards: And the Winner is…

WikiLeaks showed that politicians, generals and diplomats are as gossipy, petty and vain – and sometimes way more – as the rest of us ordinary mortals.

Blog Row, The Water Cooler »

[24 Jan 2011 | Comments Off | ]
Slam Bam: Political Battles in Pakistan

There are some battles in Pakistan that will always be fought but never finished.

Sports »

[31 Dec 2010 | One Comment | ]
Rebel with a Cause

Instead of lauding Zulqarnain Haider for turning down an offer to fix a match, he has been castigated.