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

The country drowns

For the past few months I was living in a utopia: a place where the main headline at the primetime news is that an undercover reporter has cnfrmd that people are gracious enough to give up their seats for elderly people in trains and the newspaper places the news of a salesgirl to have not… Continue reading The country drowns

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?


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

Who is to blame?

Its been more than 36 hours since the attack on the Sri Lankan team, they are now safely back home Alhamdulillah. Now that the initial shock has subsided, I have been reading/watching news/analysis on this issue and I am finding the reaction quite sad. Why is everyone pointing finger at someone else? Sri Lanka itself… Continue reading Who is to blame?