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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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The Pakistanis Have a Point by Bill Keller

Original article can be read here; http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/18/magazine/bill-keller-pakistan.html?_r=3&pagewanted=all Bill Keller is a former executive editor of The Times, writes a column for the Op-Ed page. The below article is one the best reads i have ever come across. Bill presents his arguments … Continue reading

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Qurbani

Back to office after a long break, finding myself pervious about the impact of recent long holidays due to Eid-ul-Azha. Holidays are meant to provide and relaxing time and energize people to work more efficiently but I felt much burdened … Continue reading

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Shikwa-e-Awami

payaam aaye hain un sathi-e-aasi ke liay kia ilzaam lagaain bakht ki khami ke liay kesa yar-e-wafaa chuna tha ghulami k liay ik lamha bhi na socha, shehr-e-awami k liay zindagi k mailay may, na tha koi madd-e-muqabil, kyon pasti ko chuna, maqaam-e-sarfrazi ke liay apno ki mohabbat kia shaiy hai, wuqt na jani tum ne, jin ko dhoka dia tha, aaj rotay hain tumharay liay ab basar karni hay yeh kaali raat akelay hi … Continue reading

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#PoliticalJalsas

Yesterday will be remembered by Imran Khan and PTI fans for a long time because it was the first major, mega crowd gathering event ever pulled by PTI in its 16 years long career. Some analysts even claimed it to be bigger … Continue reading

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Pleasentries on Pakistani Wall Street

Litter on Hasrat Mohani Road

Pleasentries on Pakistani Wall Street

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Eventful year so far…

Well, this year is not even over and we have already seen alot. Death of Osama Bin Laden, Sindh Floods, Arab Spring, death of Col Qadhafi, death of Silicon Valley Icon Steve Jobs, death of Saudi Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdel … Continue reading

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