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Nimra and Umera - A Literary Comparison

Syeda Aruba Arif

When first novel of Nimra Ahmed was published in Khwateen Digest, readers were much enthusiastic about her relation with Umera Ahmad. For in the next month's issue a reader asked are they sisters? but they were not. However, as the newer writer published more of her pieces she tend to ...

Chickens or Suicide Bombers

Akbar Ali Khaliqdina

After completing auto biography of Edhi "Mirror to the blind" by Tehmina Durrani my drive for reading took me to a completely different book "Orientalism" by Edward W Said. In no way I wish to draw comparison or find similarity between the two books but I couldn't stop myself from ...

A Three-Phase Democratic System for Pakistan - An Analysis

Sheikh Qaisar Ayyub

A political person is appointed by the peoples and is responsible for hatching the development issues to the higher level of administration and improvises the innovative policies to improve the governance. This is one of the most respectable occupation and the elected person is considered prosperous national servant. ...

Why are Mullahs so Stubborn?

Akbar Ali Khaliqdina

A song by artist Bilal Khan "Main Doob Raha - Mujhey Bachana" triggered several thoughts that an agonized soul could just get lost into. Now that I am triggered by this song, my thoughts may be termed Haram since Music is termed Haram by my learned religious individuals. ...

Top 10 blunders in Pakistan's history

Ahmed Khalil

To recall the past, the history of Pakistan is full of an endless streak of debacles from the very inception. The fragile democratic system, erroneous policies and lack of vision has averted this nation into a direction-less horde. I am writing about the top 10 blunders which had a drastic ...

Are Government University Students Inferior?

Akbar Ali Khaliqdina

One of the Facebook contacts recently had raised a point about Universities and the labels (stereotyping) attached with the name of institution. Students are evaluated, even without screening/interview, by the institution name attached with them. As a HR professional I come across such discussions regularly within the circles. ...

The Real Change in Pakistan

Wamiq Hamid

With all the nerve-wrecking and stressful news about Pakistan popping up from all news channels, it is almost insane to be hopeful about Pakistan's future. However, those who are keeping an eye on the recent developments in Pakistan and know the history of the other developed nations, find several indications ...

Price of Honesty is Death

Toqeer

I am writing this blog with very sad feelings & emotions. I am very sad & depressed after hearing the news of NAB investigation officer Mr. Faisal Kamran. Price of honesty is death in Pakistan and rewards for corruption are unlimited. You may be PM, President or at ...

Qadri failed to deliver

Babar Hussain

Now a days we have been hearing about revolution a lot, revolution comes from a Latin word ‘revolutio’ which means “turn around”. We Pakistanis thought that Tahirul Qadri might bring a change in the system of the state but as they say 'he came, he talked and he left', Qadri ...

America and India destabilize Pakistan

Toqeer

America wants a separate state consists of Gilgit & Baltistan to make sure his presence in this area for its own interests, to keep an eye on China, and to finish the influence of China in Pakistan. India is in favour of this plan because if it happens then we ...

How long do we ignore the deaths?

Akbar Ali Khaliqdina

After a physical wound all I see myself is bleed red but when my Jazba-e-junoon, Dil Dil Pakistan, Jeevey Jeevay Pakistan, Sohni Dharti (taught to me since school) is wounded all there is left is explosion of sentiments held within chest, that is when I Bleed Green. Its ...

Why can't we stand against the injustice?

Soul Snatcher

Today while gazing a pic in newspaper I came across a thought that our neighboring country has proven to be much better than us when there is a need to take a stand. The pic was about a protest in the favour of rape victim and against the ...

New Year 2013 Resolutions

Akbar Ali Khaliqdina

New Year resolutions seem to be hottest topic on minds of people and I felt not be left behind (Ooo I am trendy) but before making resolutions here are few things on my mind: 1- I am protected by cops who use flashing sirens of new cars for ...

A Nation of Shouting People

Akbar Ali Khaliqdina

It is not new on blogs and newspapers to see people showing concern for their country's grave situation. It is also not new for us to adjust to violence which has erupted over the time and caused harm to Pakistan's image. Parts of Sindh are still wretched due ...

Are Non-Resident Pakistanis Loyal?

Ahmed Baig

The dilemma of resident Pakistanis being more loyal to their country than non resident Pakistanis seems to be going on forever. It has become so authoritative that it has even breached our assemblies. Already enough has been said and written on the issue, but we don't seem to ...