Category Archives: Culture

PAKISTAN – as of October 2017.


A resume of life in general in Pakistan as observed in October 2017. Continue reading

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Freshly Pressed Ideas: (Not a manual for being freshly pressed).


1. Photography: Use the lens to capture the following. A bicycle or its parts. Any other machine / machinery parts are also FP worthy. So take heed and give importance to the old parts lying in and around your dwelling. … Continue reading

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Freedom of speech or hate crime redifined?


First the excerpt from BBC News website: Irving tests Europe’s free speech As Europe proudly flexes its freedom of speech credentials in the ongoing row over cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad, even some of his enemies were uncomfortable that he … Continue reading

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The Lost Symbol: what it is all about.


A boy in his 20’s is lying helpless in a Turkish prison. He is cold and hungry while things around him are lousy and pathetic, the jailer is greedy and cruel. The boy has a lot of money and is … Continue reading

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Pakistan: Waiting for a Revolution!


The masses are shocked as in Pakistan the co Chairman of PPP Mr. Asif Ali Zardari leaves for London, then flies to Dubai and then calls the entire cabinet and the premier there. People are committing suicide because of increasing … Continue reading

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Latest war in Pakistan: Politics after Elections 2008.


The split mandate given in February 2008 elections by the nation didnt work out as anticipated. Things are going from bad to worse and the politicians have failed to deliver. After Benazir Bhutto there is nobody capable of real leadership … Continue reading

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The lever that didn’t kill Benazir Bhutto


Two days after the Bhutto’s assassination Brig. Javed Iqbal Cheema of the interior ministry, govt of Pakistan, in a live press conference told the viewers that it was “the lever of sunroof” which killed Benazir Bhutto. He claimed that this … Continue reading

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Bhutto’s death: A dream has vanished


Last night I was passing by the main avenue when I saw some flickering lights in the distant. It was Pakistan peoples party office and the large portraits of Z. A. Bhutto and Benazir Bhutto were wrapped in the pitch darkness of the … Continue reading

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They have killed the dreams and Benazir Bhutto


December 27, 2007. United nations’ security council is said to meet shortly to talk about the post Bhutto scenario and the developments in Pakistan.  A news report on CNN and BBC just cofirmed. The whole world is shocked and is grieving … Continue reading

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Burhan Tufail is no more


  He was a small kid with sparkling eyes. “His name is Burhan” Lali had said when introducing him to all of us. It was the wedding of Javed mamu and all of us were so young. We didn’t know what is grief … Continue reading

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