R.I.P Mehdi Hassan

Posted by in Pakistan, Todays Thought, Urdu Poetry on 13. Jun, 2012 | 2 Comments

I cannot express the amount of grief I am feeling at this particular moment. No I am not crying, but my heart is. He was not related to me not at least in the sense we define relatives. Did he know me? I would say yes, he may not know me as an individual but […]

Prophecies of Abul Kalam

Posted by in Pakistan, Religion, Todays Thought on 13. Apr, 2012 | 16 Comments

I doubt if any of you is yet to hear the audio clip being played on our television channels again and again. It is a speech made by Maulana Abul Kalam Azad during a Jummah procession in Dehli mosque on October 23rd 1947. The first time I heard this it gave me goosebumps. How closely […]

Reflections on the murder of Salman Taseer

Posted by in Pakistan, Religion, Todays Thought on 04. Jan, 2012 | 6 Comments

Today marks the first death anniversary of Mr Salman Taseer. The man needs no introduction in the local as well as international circuit. Most of us know him not because of the life he lived or the political associations he had but because of the manner in which he died. Exactly an year ago on […]

Main zinda rahunga!

Posted by in Pakistan, Religion on 06. Sep, 2011 | 0 Comments

Disclaimer: The following is purely a work of fiction, resemblance to any person dead or alive is coincidental. Morning was on the brink, the sky was as clear as a flowing water stream dazzled with the few lonely stars remaining. A silent breeze was brushing the surface and everything looked calm and at peace. A […]

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