Category Archives: life in PK

We begin again …

It is an appropriate day to renew my resolve, and encourage my friends to write more. This blog has shown very weak signs of life in the last year, and even in its youthful days it was not a head … Continue reading

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A blog recommendation

Although, I have the link to this blog on my blog, I wanted to emphasize its’ brilliance; so here goes: CHECK OUT pakistaniat.com !!

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I wish I was there ..

After the match against NZ, I had a very strong feeling that Pakistan would win the Twenty20 world cup. I went around telling everyone who cared that we were going to pull this one off. Why? Because we needed it. … Continue reading

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Blackouts in Lahore

More on growing up in Lahore here Lights are ‘out’ these days oftener than ‘in’ …. Soon, my thoughts settled on memories I have not visited in years. Memories I have unsuccessfully tried to evoke before but they proved to … Continue reading

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Leadership risk or failure?

This morning I woke to the news of another political leader getting shot in yet another developing country. The question that comes to ones mind is why does it happen in developing countries only? Words like corruption, poverty, illiteracy and … Continue reading

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Growing up in Lahore in the 80s ..

I thoroughly enjoyed reading this on the Tech Lahore blog. It brought back fond memories. Read in full here Related posts: here, here and here 😉 To start off, I am incredibly lucky. I was born to a privileged family … Continue reading

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Shaykh Hamza Yusuf’s popularity in Muslim countries

I came across some very interesting facts recently. I have not researched enough but looking at the initial data, I was surprised to find that Shaykh Hamza is becoming increasingly popular in Pakistan, Bangladesh, Turkey, UAE and Egypt. According to … Continue reading

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Explanation of Iqbal’s poetry

I think his work needs encouragement. So watch it and comment here.

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Yeh Watan Humara hai –

Beautiful song and video .. this one goes out to the oppressed people of Pakistan, may those who have power be inspired to change things for the generations to come! Video

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Rang de Basanti

Today movies, music and Television in general plays such an influential role in the construction of social reality for most of us. When these narratives tell us the most important mythic stories, it is important to give them some attention. … Continue reading

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