There has been a lot of talk in the media about PTI’s (Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf) social media footprint and their successful online campaigning when it comes to any political event of substance in Pakistan. To the effect that Facebook and Twitter have been primary source of information in Pakistan bypassing dozens news channels. This, to some … Continue reading
This year Saudi Arabia’s government completed their version of Big Ben, Abraj Al Bait (Mecca Royal Hotel Clock Tower) in the Muslim holy city of Mecca. This second tallest building in the world (after Burj Khalifa), has only significance of this building is it is standing over Masjid al Haram or Kaaba. I am … Continue reading
I’d been a Lahori since birth and only one the family who was born here; and that was a jibe often thrown at me while growing up with my siblings in Islamabad. But my romance with Lahore developed when I moved here some 8 years back. Politically speaking, I didn’t have much idea about what … Continue reading
Although, it is an ‘old’ news but nonetheless baffling to know that US military taught its young officers that they will be fighting a ‘total war’ against 1.4 billion Muslims around the world. Now, this can not without proper curriculum approval system in place. I wonder what the hell they were thinking? If that’s not … Continue reading
How heavily Pakistan is politicized after 10 years of Afghan war and advent of free media can be gauged by the fact that doors of public toilets carry political slogans and not vulgar jokes now. From Hazara province demands to NATO murdabad. From Altaf Hussain kutta, MQM kafir to satire on Wahabism – all is … Continue reading
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Bastardization of Pakistan as it happens on Urbandictionary.com (and not Foreignpolicy.com magazine). Bastardization 2. The reduction of one’s status due to that person’s retarded act. Pakistan Single largest exporter of terrorists. Bastardization of Pakistani state and its people actually happened at the hands of these and these and these. The very people gifted with glorious … Continue reading
How smart you have to be to treat a satirical piece as a geniune story. If you are Fox Nation, intelligence is not required at all. The case in point is this satirical piece at Roznama Jawani that Fox Nation published. Pakistan is a bad bad country! No more pads for you!