khoon ke ek ek qatrey ka intiqaam

it was a news i wish i never heard in my life….an incident that would never happen in my utopia of imagination. but its a real world, a world where monsters live disguised as humans and no one is safe. not even young innocent children. i still cant believe that the sky didnt fall when… Continue reading khoon ke ek ek qatrey ka intiqaam

Of shoes and men with balls

Amidst all the heart wrenching news that has been coming from Pakistan for the past two weeks now, I cant believe things have started to sound so funny all of a sudden. Just a day ago a pair of shoes were hurled at President Zardari in Birmingham and no matter how much Kaira is denying… Continue reading Of shoes and men with balls

Happy Independence Day?

32 killed in Karachi over MP’s murder. 2.5 million affected by floods. President chilling in the UK. And begging. Mostly chilling though. Whether I like her not, Fatima Bhutto’s tweet summed up the whole situation in a manner that can only be called complete. Pakistan is going through a really tough time and the President’s… Continue reading Happy Independence Day?

What really went wrong?

A country which was thought of as some state in India merely a decade ago now seems to have some sort of connection with anything and everything hat makes headlines. Be it the alleged father of MJ’s youngest son ‘Blanket’, Sania Mirza’s husband Shoaib Malik who notoriously married an Indian girl and then denied it… Continue reading What really went wrong?

The Birth of Pakistan

The Citizens Archive of Pakistan and Engro Corp, in collaboration with the Mohatta Palace Museum, are proud to present ‘The Birth of Pakistan’. Date: 23 March – 23 June, 2010 Venue: The Mohatta Palace Museum, Hatim Alvi Road, Clifton, Karachi- 75600 Timings: Tuesday – Friday 10:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday 12 p.m.… Continue reading The Birth of Pakistan

Procrastination

No its not Twitter, Facebook or Google Buzz. It might be for the youth but for the majority of Pakistanis, its politics. And arent we always asking the most stupid questions. Here are some of the most commonly discussed unsolved questions and my answers (you dont obviously have to agree to them 😛 ): Should… Continue reading Procrastination

The story of Majid Nawaz

Note: What follows is by Majid Nawaz himself and was published in Guardian. Ten years ago, I was sent from Britain by a global Islamist group to recruit in Pakistan. Stepping off the plane in Lahore, I slowly breathed in the scene around me. With minarets and azans almost like background props and mood music,… Continue reading The story of Majid Nawaz