Author Archives: Yawar Saeed Khan

About Yawar Saeed Khan

A professional IT person working at a large multinational Bank, Yawar occasionally writes and blogs on current affairs and is a vivid follower of comic literature. Currently writing two books under the banner of Art Era, Yawar is working towards writing and introducing Pakistan's first series of comic books and characters. You can follow Yawar on twitter with handle @unbannedus.

Imam held for evidence-tampering in blasphemy case

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Titanic Orphans A Tale of Survival

Original article can be read here; http://news.yahoo.com/photos/titanic-orphans-a-tale-of-survival-slideshow/titanic-orphans-photo-1332875325.html#crsl=%252Fphotos%252Ftitanic-orphans-a-tale-of-survival-slideshow%252Ftitanic-orphans-photo-1332875316.html Brothers Michel Navratil, 4, and Edmond, 2, were placed onto one of the last lifeboats by their father before the disastrous sinking of the Titanic. Their father did not make it off the … Continue reading

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Daily Press Briefing, Washington, DC. April 4, 2012

Mark C. Toner Deputy Spokesperson TRANSCRIPT: 1:07 p.m. EDT MR. TONER: Just before we get started, welcome to the State Department. And excuse me, I don’t want a BlackBerry interruption. I just realized that. Forgive me. And I also especially … Continue reading

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Casualties of War – Sami Goes to WWII – 1

Chapter 1: Sami joins the Army “War is a severe doctor; but it sometimes heals grievances.” Edward Counsel, Maxims. It is night-time in an open war field somewhere near the Mediterranean Sea, in the mid of December of 1941. Soldiers were … Continue reading

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Wikipedia and the Internet just killed 244-year-old Encyclopaedia Britannica

This article can be read online here: http://thenextweb.com/media/2012/03/13/wikipedia-and-the-internet-just-killed-244-year-old-encyclopaedia-britannica/?awesm=tnw.to_1DeWE Wikipedia and the Internet just killed 244-year-old Encyclopaedia Britannica By Drew Olanoff. Do you remember a simpler time when there were no computers with Internet service full of information?  You actually had … Continue reading

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The Undertaker

This article was published on BBC News website; The article can be read online here; http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-17258687 Undertaker to the Afghan Taliban in Kandahar By Waheed Massoud Editor, BBC Afghan, Kabul 7 March 2012 He is the only man trusted by the … Continue reading

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The drama of Mohammad Amir should have more than one act…

I recently can across this excellent article by Marina Hyde which was published on http://www.guardian.co.uk on 1 September 2010.  Recommended reading! The article can be read here; http://www.guardian.co.uk/sport/blog/2010/sep/01/mohammad-amir-marina-hyde Saturday’s hero Mohammad Amir received a muted welcome when he batted the next … Continue reading

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Letter to Whatmore by Lawson

This article has been published on cricinfo and can be found here: http://www.espncricinfo.com/magazine/content/story/555445.html Letter to Whatmore A former coach welcomes the new arrival with a few words of advice Geoff Lawson February 28, 2012 Salaam aleikum, Davenell bhai It has … Continue reading

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Demanding attention: Baloch students want TV blackout from Feb 1

http://tribune.com.pk/story/328916/demanding-attention-baloch-students-want-tv-blackout-from-feb-1/#.TyZ1jfJ-S4Q.twitter Published: January 29, 2012 on The Express Tribune. A student organisation in Balochistan has threatened that it will suspend transmission of private television channels across the province to protest ‘failure to properly highlight the plight of the people’. QUETTA: … Continue reading

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Casualties of War – Sami Goes to WWII – 0.2

Series: Casualties of War Story: Sami Goes to WWII Chapter 0.2: Synopsis “War is not a life: it is a situation, One which may neither be ignored nor accepted.” T.S. ELiot, A Note on War Poetry. This story is from … Continue reading

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