A Memory Keeper’s Letter

Posted by in English, Pakistan on 13. Aug, 2013 | 4 Comments

Do you remember Fatima, our last days at the house? Or rather mine, I should say. I know you outlived me. I always knew you would. You had certain strengths about you that I envied but it was exactly these strengths you possessed that kept me going.I swear I would have succumbed to my anxieties […]

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 […]

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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