By Ayaz Amir
Can any irony be greater than this:that in a country created in the name of Islam – Muslim separatism and the two-nation theory amounting to that – the flames of hatred should be fanned and people should be killed in the name of Islam?
This is what is happening here: . . . →Read More:Is the the Islam we want?
Wielding sticks and a badass attitude,these gentlemen stalk the streets in search of prey. They roam in packs,haunt the motorists,scare the motorcyclists and shoo away cops with ferocious glares. They prowl,they prance and they pounce when provoked. And often even when they are not.
. . . →Read More:Who control the streets
By Syed Zain Raza
1. ‘Ammi jaan’ – the famous monster-in… I mean mother-in-law. She is the idolised queen of the domestic domain, ‘lovingly’ referred to as Ammi jaan. Her precise duties can vary from lovingly criticising you in front of your husband, taunting you with scathing remarks while your husband is not around and haunting you in the middle of the . . . →Read More:Why ‘not’ to marry a Pakistani man
By Juggan Kazim
A few weeks ago,I was lucky enough to have Mr Tauqeer Nasir,a famous actor,on my morning show. We were discussing the golden years of PTV and he used the word “magic box” for the television set. This made me think:when did the magic box become the idiot box? I remember . . . →Read More:Bent upon dumbing down
In Pakistan,news of murder is no news. Tell us how many died and we’ll decide whether or not to mourn it in our own special way. Different murders merit different reactions. That the premeditated killing of another human being contravenes every law on this planet,is for the larger part,remembered selectively. As are . . . →Read More:Insights on selective mourning
Despite years of establishment support,the MQM’s shenanigans and tantrums have transformed it into a nation-wide problem,further alienating from the national political mainstream – and it could end up becoming an aberration or political joke if it does not behave like a mature democratic institution
. . . →Read More:The Nation’s Problems Unite:Muttahida Qaumi Movement ke Muttahida Qaumi Maslay-masaail!!
“The world remembers him as a great statesman as a hero in the struggle. In South Africa,we call him Dada,we call him father,which is how we remember him.”
In Jonathan Snelgar’s Gastown bread and coffee shop,Nelson the Seagull,the presence of Nelson Mandela looms large.
. . . →Read More:Mandela:the height of morality
By Mark Glenn
Just when you think they have had their fill,when they couldn’t possibly fit any more into their collective gullet after engorging themselves at the buffet table of vulgar,brutish,boorish behavior,well,surprise,surprise,they come along and one-up themselves,just as they always have,always do,and unfortunately for the . . . →Read More:Ms Silverman a proof of Jewish control over USA
A cabal of self-confessed Hindu nationalists,as distinct from Indian nationalists,consistently lauds Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel because it finds in him a soulmate. He is not praised by himself;significantly,he is always pitted against Nehru. By A.G. NOORANI
“The communalism of a majority is apt to be taken for nationalism.”
- Jawaharlal Nehru on January . . . →Read More:India’s biggest threat
Models walk the ramp sporting creations by designers participating in Pantene Bridal Couture Week 2013 in Lahore.
. . . →Read More:Fashion Pakistan:PCBW in pictures