save the children

As a mother myself, its rather difficult for me to imagine another mother’s plight who might have lost her child. in fact i dont even want to imagine that kind of pain. it will be unbearable for me. But the attack on APS and their brutal slaughtering of approximately 150 children forced me to think… Continue reading save the children

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?

Just another random post

Right now, I just had some random stuff to share with everyone. To start off, here’s something which I received as a forwarding from an old friend. Safi this one’s for you 😉 1. Once, all villagers decided to pray for rain, on the day of prayer all the People gathered but only one boy… Continue reading Just another random post

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 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

Do more

Continued from the previous post. Obviously wat follows is merely my opinion based on wat I have read, seen and gone through. It will be a bit random as I am only trying to put everything in one single post. After the death of the Prophet (SAW), the time of the Caliphate of Hazrat Omar… Continue reading Do more