Back in October 2016, a certain headline in Pakistan blared and shook the world. A man diagnosed with schizophrenia committed a murder and was given a court order of execution. The Pakistan Supreme Court declared schizophrenia as ‘not a mental disorder’ henceforth leading to a flurry of criticism from across the globe. This very notion… Continue reading Mental Illness Explained: Schizophrenia
Around 12 years ago, I went through a time when I was unsure of my emaan. I had questions in my mind which if articulated could be considered blasphemy. I felt guilt. I thought I’m a failure. And then I started to read the Quran and hadith books ony own trying to make sense of… Continue reading The sad saga of Nauman Ali Khan
In the past 5 decades, Singapore has come really far. From a small island expelled from Malaysia in 1965, giving it an unwanted independence, it has become one of the world’s most successful countries in merely 52 years. If you sit and chat with the elderly, they will tell you about slums they used to… Continue reading Singapore – From my eyes II
Written by Kanza Naseem Death is hard. We have lived to see people in pain, and watched them deteriorate into nothing. In the end all we are left with are memories, like deep cuts in our skin which scar so horribly, every time they are touched they bleed, seems as though the cut becomes deeper,… Continue reading But life goes on…
Silicon Valley CEO abused wife for 10 years, jailed for 30 days only Yes, you read it correctly. Only 30 days. And what angered me more was that the judge actually asked her why she stayed for so long? And since I have read this, I have been thinking the same, why she stayed? She… Continue reading Why she stayed?
Those who know me personally, know quite well that I love and respect Singapore a lot. Although I am not a citizen myself, I find myself defending Singapore every where I go and with every one I speak to. I first visited Singapore in 1995 as a tourist and while travelling back from Singapore I… Continue reading Singapore – From my eyes I
“Beshak ankh ansoo bahati hai aur dil ghamgeen hai lekin hum zubaan sey wohi kahein gey, jis sey hamara rabb razi ho…” (Prophet Mohammed s.a.w.) I hardly ever cry when a celebrity dies. Its been a tough year. Deaths of 3 iconic pakistanis and I have cried for all them. Junaid Jamshed has been the… Continue reading JJ. You will always be remembered.