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Maleeha Lodhi responds to Sushma Swaraj’s allegations against Pakistan

Maleeha Lodhi responds to Sushma Swaraj’s allegations against Pakistan

Pakistan’s permanent representative to United Nations, Maleeha Lodhi have responded on twitter with her 9-tweet series  to the allegations leveled by Indian foreign minister Sushma Swaraj in her speech at United Nations General Assembly The Indian FM’ speech is a litany of falsehoods and baseless allegations.The biggest falsehood is that Kashmir is an integral part of India. — Maleeha Lodhi (@LodhiMaleeha) September … Read entire article »

Who Am I?

Who Am I?

By Anonymous   I was born in a Muslim family, hence it was expected from me that I become a practicing Muslim as well. My mom was my first teacher about religion, she taught me that our religion is about truthfulness and honesty. My father hardly ever offered Namaz, but my mom told me that he is a very pious man. He … Read entire article »

Tantrums of Society

Tantrums of Society

Fizza Abbas   You often dictate me to always seek the better option but you never dared to define the word better itself May I ask the reason behind the feigned hopes that you had given me earlier? Were you hopeful that they won’t turn up the way I wanted? or sad that your intention would be subsided by a game of chance or a matter of fact? I … Read entire article »

Delusion Of Honor

Delusion Of Honor

By Shumaila Ahmad On September 3rd, the father, uncle, and ex-husband of twenty-eight year old Samia Shahid appeared in court facing charges for her murder. Shahid’s husband, Mukhtar Kazim believes that his wife’s family and ex-husband participated in her “honor killing” because they did not approve of her divorce to her first husband and her subsequent marriage. Several news outlets have … Read entire article »

پاکستان کی حکومت اور عسکری قیادت: پاناما پیپرز کے اثرات

پاکستان کی حکومت اور عسکری قیادت: پاناما پیپرز کے اثرات

تحریر: آمنہ افضل جب پاناما لیکس کی وجہ سے وزیرِ اعظم نواز شریف اور ان کے اہلِ خانہ کی غیر ملکی کمپنیوں اور “آف شور اکاؤنٹس” میں خفیہ دولت کی خبریں سامنے آنے لگیں تو پاکستان میں ایک تہلکہ مچ گیا۔ جب حکومت نے اس معاملے پر کسی بھی قسم کے تحقیقاتی اقدامات اٹھانے سے گریز کیا تو آرمی چیف راحیل … Read entire article »

HASAN BIN SABAH – His Defensive Warfare

HASAN BIN SABAH – His Defensive Warfare

By Rafique Ali Article on ‘Hasan Bin Sabah Ki Jannat & Khud Kush Bambar’ posted on PTH Facebook page captured my attention. If you Google Hasan Bin Sabah, results will more or less narrate his Jannat in Alamut Fort and an unparalleled loyalty he command from followers. European historians extract myth of Hasan Bin Sabah also known as Old Man of Mountains … Read entire article »

Child abduction right under the nose

Child abduction right under the nose

By Naeem Asgher Tarar Since Pmln has won with the heavy mandate to rule as the superior party in the provincial assembly, it has gone through many setbacks and sorry state of affairs, which also attracted severe criticism. On the other hand the things to bag an accolade are few and in eyes of stern observers, none. Whether it is Model … Read entire article »

Pakistanis and Glass of Wine – A Social Enema  

Pakistanis and Glass of Wine – A Social Enema  

By Rafique Ali   The previous article was about intricacies of drinking, there is another elephant in the room; social behavior of Pakistanis towards alcohol.  Today is the day to talk about it, so let’s open can of worms. Not too long ago, a tweet from a semi-retire secular journalist now settled in London summarized social response of Pakistanis toward alcohol. He was … Read entire article »

Land grabbing of protected areas by sensitive agencies in Balochistan

Land grabbing of protected areas by sensitive agencies in Balochistan

By Andaleeb Rizvi Destroyed by conflict, threatened by militancy, and crippled by lack of development and resources, Balochistan is mostly off-limits for tourists, especially non-Baloch nationals of the country. Contrary to the press reminders about the importance of the Gwadar Port, the province suffers from severe neglect. However, there is one place in Balochistan, which seems to be protected for not … Read entire article »

Who is a Muslim?

Who is a Muslim?

Raza Habib Raja Pakistan unfortunately is not a very tolerant country for minorities. We all know that Christian colonies have been attacked whenever a member of their faith was accused of blasphemy. Likewise, there have been forcible conversions in Sindh of some Hindus. Yes, there is no doubt that minorities suffer a lot in Pakistan but there is a category (which has … Read entire article »

Haider Rifaat Interviews Meher Bokhari

Haider Rifaat Interviews Meher Bokhari

By Haider Rifaat   So recently I had the honor of interviewing one of Pakistan’s youngest journalists Meher Bokhari in my new web show for YouTube titled ‘The Haider Rifaat Show’ which covers politics, social issues and entertainment. Bokhari is best known for anchoring the famous talk show ‘NewsEye’ which airs on DAWN News from Monday to Thursday. The interview was regarding … Read entire article »

آیا تجھے سلام

آیا تجھے سلام

تحریر: حسن ایلیا ماں کا نام ہی محبت ایثار قربانی کی علامت ہے مگر میں جس ماں کی کہانی سنانے جا رہا ہوں وہ ان تمام جذبات سے عاری ہے۔ سن ستاون کی بات ہوگی ایک نوزائیدہ ملک میں وبا پھیل گئی کیا بوڑھا کیا بچہ سب ہی اس سے متاثر ہونے لگے جو کچھ صحت مند اور توانا تھے وہ … Read entire article »

Its Beer, Wine and Whiskey – Not Sharab

Its Beer, Wine and Whiskey – Not Sharab

By Rafique Ali Former Bollywood item girl Rakhi Sawant is an outlandish personality. Brash sensationalism, non-conventional, loves to speak her mind and stirring controversy are some of her favorite treads. Luckily, that notoriety and edginess landed her into few TV talk & reality shows as a second career. Prominent one was Rakhi Sawant Show, a Bollywood version of Jerry Springer Show. Replicating … Read entire article »

The irony of our unity

The irony of our unity

By Ayoub khan I have nothing against the celebrations. I am a patriotic Pakistani myself, who in the past celebrated Independence Day enthusiastically like everyone else do with high spirits. I am one of you. But on the 69 birth day of Pakistan the case is different for guys like me, as we have lost whole province community of lawyers on … Read entire article »

A Pakistani Observer Team Leaves for USA to Ensure “Free, Fair and Transparent” Elections

A Pakistani Observer Team Leaves for USA to Ensure “Free, Fair and Transparent” Elections

By Ahsan Yousaf Chaudhary   As the 2016 US Elections near their November poll date, a team of Pakistani Election Observers prepares to leave for the United States. “The team has been carefully selected to balance the civil-military representation and is due to leave by the end of August,” read a statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. According to official handout, a … Read entire article »