An amazing story of a Pakistani village

This is called ‪#‎Pakistan‬. Tando Somro, a village near Hyderabad is a place where the villagers are contributing a lot to make it an ideal place for its habitants. How? Watch this video.

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The mother of all ironies

While Pakistan is engaged in an extremely difficult war against terrorism and is making commendable progress in rooting out the menace, few self-proclaimed ‘patriotic intellectuals’ sit comfortably in their offices miles away and spew venom on print media that sabotages the efforts made by those at the forefront of this mission. The narrative . . . → Read More: The mother of all ironies

Pakistan asks India to give evidence on terror boat

Pakistan today said it expects India to conduct a “transparent” probe to ascertain the facts of the boat incident while highlighting that its own investigation has shown that there was “no sound evidence” to substantiate India’s assertions.

“On the so called terror boat incident, India has not approached Pakistan through diplomatic channels,” Pakistan Foreign Office . . . → Read More: Pakistan asks India to give evidence on terror boat

Hoping for unity amid tragedy

By Saleem Ali

I heralded the start of 2015, seated together with family around a bonfire, on a mildly foggy night in Lahore, Pakistan. The mist that surrounded us was metaphoric of the uncertainty that enshrouds my land of origin. During a three-week visit, I had witnessed the national horror of a terrorist attack against . . . → Read More: Hoping for unity amid tragedy

Jibran Nasir – Fighting for the people of Pakistan

JIBRAN NASIR IS CRUSADING ON OUR BEHALF.

Mohammad Jibran Nasir, a 27-year-old serial do-gooder from Karachi, has become the inadvertent leader of Pakistan’s post-Peshawar anti-extremist discourse.

Hours after the Dec. 16 attack, Nasir joined a 200-strong vigil for the Peshawar slain in Islamabad. The numbers weren’t exactly bad, but the venue caused him some . . . → Read More: Jibran Nasir – Fighting for the people of Pakistan

The Rise of Anti-Semitism

(By Saim Saeed) Last year, when I was still in college, a group of Israeli activists visited my school to talk about their role in the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement. They were young, intelligent and radical – at home on pretty much any college campus, squat, or co-op dorm in the United States.

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Birthday Blues

In a few hours from now, social media is going to experience a tsunami of emotions, nostalgia and patriotism. It’s that time of the year when we remember Baba-e-Qaum, tell him how proud we are to be his progeny and promise to make him proud this year. Baba sleeps peacefully knowing that he is missed . . . → Read More: Birthday Blues

The need for us to reflect on some good ideas

Ideas matter more than anything else in shaping a society, a nation and a culture. There are good ideas and bad ideas; obliviously, they produce opposite consequences. A good society and state defined as peaceful, tolerant and pluralistic are built by ideas that have respect for life, liberty and the free choices that individuals make . . . → Read More: The need for us to reflect on some good ideas

Shehzad Roy pays tribute to the victims of the Peshawar Massacre

Tribute to The Victims Of Peshawar Attack By Shehzad Roy

Eliminating the beasts amongst us

HISTORY tells us that it is not the majority but a resolute minority that brings change. Those pained by the existence of bigotry and violence in Pakistan often argue that it is a fanatical intolerant minority that is holding our country hostage, which otherwise comprises rational, tolerant and amiable people. Has the Peshawar catastrophe given . . . → Read More: Eliminating the beasts amongst us