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Articles by Nadir Hassan

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

Sports »

[30 Apr 2010 | Comments Off | ]
Searching for Solutions

Reforming Pakistan cricket is possible, but the PCB needs a major overhaul for that to happen.

Sports »

[30 Apr 2010 | Comments Off | ]
Clean Bowled

Pakistan cricket and scandal go together like strawberries and cream. Newsline runs down some of the major controversies of the last 20 years.

Arts & Culture, Movies »

[30 Apr 2010 | Comments Off | ]
Scorsese Strikes Again

Shutter Island is well-acted, gripping, and very stylish – enough to make it a worthy addition to the Scorsese canon.

Society »

[22 Apr 2010 | Comments Off | ]
Rewarding Literature

Pakistani fiction writers continued to make headlines when Daniyal Mueenuddin took the First Book Prize at the Commonwealth writers awards.

Arts & Culture, Movies »

[21 Apr 2010 | Comments Off | ]
Burton’s Blunderland

Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland lacks the heart and soul that was such an integral part of his early successes, such as Edward Scissorhands.

Arts & Culture, Books »

[23 Mar 2010 | Comments Off | ]
Rocker with a Conscience

Salman Ahmad mixes self-aggrandisment with good intentions in his uneven autobiography.

Arts & Culture, Movies »

[22 Mar 2010 | Comments Off | ]
Breaking the Mould

Up in the Air is a movie that transcends its subject matter.

Arts & Culture, Blog Row, Movies, The Water Cooler »

[6 Mar 2010 | Comments Off | and ]
Predicting the Oscar Winners

A couple of Newsline know-it-alls go head-to-head and offer their Oscars predictions.

Blog Row, Sport Report »

[24 Feb 2010 | Comments Off | ]
The Measure of Greatness

Sachin Tendulkar defeated the internet today.

Blog Row, The Water Cooler »

[18 Feb 2010 | Comments Off | ]
The Perennial Loser

No surprises that President Asif Zardari has conceded defeat once again, allowing Iftikhar Chaudhry to appoint the judges he wants.