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Iftar Deals In Pakistan 2014

Greetings to all Muslims on Holly Ramazan. Ramazan is a special month for Muslims of and they respect this month, keep fasts, offer prayers and recite Quran-E-Pak (Islamic Holy Book). People love to do very early morning breakfast (before Fajar Prayer) called Sehar and don’t eat or drink whole day and allow to eat or drink just (before Maghrib Prayer) called Iftar. Many people love to go outside for Sehar and Iftar and enjoy the best tastes from restaurants in Pakistan. Sehar: Sehar is very early breakfast time in Ramazan people eat healthy dishes to maintain their whole day because keeping Fast they can’t eat or drink anything so they love healthy meals. People of every age love Ramazan and they have energy in them to complete the law of Islam. We see … Read entire article »

Filed under: Arts and Crafts, culture, Food Crisis, Islam, Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Liberal Democratic Pakistan, Pak Tea House, Pakistan, Society

How to donate for IDPs of North Waziristan

How to donate for IDPs of North Waziristan

By Husham Ahmed Pakistan Army: Karachi & Hyderabad: Collection points at COD Karachi, DHA Golf club, Malir Cantt gate. At Hyderabad and Pano Aqil, donation collection points have been established at respective cantonment gates. Contact numbers for further details are 03212532699, 03006420542, and 03213789526. Lahore: Collection points at Fortress Stadium Lahore, Masjid Chowk E-Block DHA Phase I, Beacon House School Z Block DHA Phase 3, Wateen Chowk DHA Phase5. More details can be obtained from following contacts 042-66993281, 042-37017375, … Read entire article »

Filed under: Army, Citizens, Democracy, Egalitarian Pakistan, FATA, human rights, IDPs, Islam, Lahore, Love, North-West Frontier Province, Northern Areas, Pak Tea House, Pakistan, peace, People's Pakistan, Society, Taliban, Terrorism, violence, war

MQM’s MNA Tahira Asif Died, a clear Target Killing

MQM’s legislator Tahira Asif has been killed after being shot 4 times by “unknown” assailants in Lahore two days ago. She raised the issue of cleaning Punjab University from Al-Qaeda elements. Raza Rumi tweets!   [View the story "MQM's MNA Tahira Asif Died, a clear Target Killing" on Storify] … Read entire article »

Filed under: Justice, Lahore, liberal Pakistan, Politics, Punjab, Rights, secularism, Storify, Target Killing, Twitter, violence, Women

Model Town Tragedy: Police Brutality and some Tahir ul Qadri’s History

Raza Rumi tweets on the Model Town tragedy while looking into history of Qadri-Sharif nexus.   [View the story "Model Town Tragedy: Police Brutality and some Tahir ul Qadri's History" on Storify] … Read entire article »

Filed under: Democracy, History, human rights, Law, movements, Politics, Rights, Storify, Twitter, violence

Should I be blamed for the murder of the girl outside Lahore high court?

Wahab Tariq Butt They are blaming me for murder of the young pregnant girl outside Lahore High Court. They say I am an accomplice. How dare I stand there and watch those men murder that poor girl? Why didn’t I stop them? They say I should be punished. I don’t have an iota of shame and am a disgrace to men, I am being told. I would normally ignore such people and carry on with my life. But the poor girl who was murdered by her own father and brother asks me the same questions when she haunts my dreams. I can feel for that poor soul. Killed by her own kith and kin for an action not classified as a crime under the laws of Islamic Republic of Pakistan, the girl’s … Read entire article »

Filed under: Blasphemy, Honor Killing, human rights, Islam, Justice, Lahore, Pakistan, Religion, violence

Corporate Slavery “An Advertiser’s Voice”

By Syed Foaad Hassan Advertising is an art persuasion, in modern world it is one of the major industries especially in corporate world, art and creative sector. Unfortunately advertising Industry is the most neglected one in Pakistan as compared to other industries and least creative and artistic we can say even if we compare to our neighbouring country India whose ads are pretty famous here. If we talk about working condition of employees in this industry public has a perception that they are pretty glamorous, enjoy their life, always partying but situation is opposite there. Generally we talk about working conditions of labours, Government employees, sportsmen or media workers in-fact everyone but no one highlights issues of employees working in an advertising agency or services industry. Yes most of them are educated, they … Read entire article »

Filed under: Citizens, Economy, Education, Justice, Labour, Marxism, Pakistan, Rights, Society

Who was Raza Rumi?

It was only late in the night when I came to know that Raza Rumi was attacked—By whom and why? I do not know. I just know that because of the consequence of that unprovoked attacked, Raza was compelled to leave Pakistan and settle in some neutral land where his safety and security is, at least, not at risk. Well, so much has been written about the unfortunate circumstances and plight of the security of journalists in Pakistan and so much has been said already too. I may save myself from taking a dip in this vast sea. Here I want to expound on who was Raza Rumi. A Teacher? A Sufi Master? A Friend? I have no words to express my grief over these unfortunate and saddening times. Long gone … Read entire article »

Filed under: culture, human rights, Identity, Lahore, liberal Pakistan, Media, Punjab, Raza Rumi, Rights, secular Pakistan, secularism, Terrorism, Twitter, violence

GEO TV admits that it ignored other journalists

Malik Omaid GEO TV admitted in their program “Aaj Kamran Khan Ke Sath” 23rd April 2014 that they ignored attack on other journalists including Raza Rumi and continued attacks on Express TV. GEO TV admits that it ignored other journalists by razarumi1 Just to remind many analyst showed their anger on twitter about this shameful trend of avoiding and the attack on rival media group. “@NadeemfParacha: Not a single word on most channels on the cowardly attack on @Razarumi.” SHAME on these channels! — Najam Sethi (@najamsethi) March 28, 2014   … Read entire article »

Filed under: journalism, Lahore, Media, Pakistan, Punjab, Raza Rumi, Twitter, video, violence

Detailed Report on Raza Rumi Case by Punjab Police

Detailed Report on Raza Rumi Case by Punjab Police

ملک عمید گزشتہ ماہ معروف تجزیہ نگار اور اینکر پرسن ایکسپریس ٹی وی رضا رومی کو گھر جاتے ہوئے لشکر جھنگوی کے ایک گروہ نے قاتلانہ حملے کا نشانہ بنایا .پنجاب پولیس کے مطابق جس گروہ نے رضا رومی کو طالبان کی مخالفت کرنے پر ٹارگٹ کیا ہے اس کی تفصیلات قارئین کے لئے پیش کی جا رہی ہیں. Last month renowned journalist and anchor person Express TV Raza Rumi was attacked while heading towards home after … Read entire article »

Filed under: human rights, Islamism, journalism, Lahore, liberal Pakistan, Pakistan, Raza Rumi, secular Pakistan, Taliban, Terrorism, violence

Almost a martyr

Almost a martyr

Shahzad Raza An assassination attempt on Raza Rumi raises questions about safety of journalists Raza Rumi is among few of those foolhardy who challenge the extremists in fourth most dangerous country for the journalists. It was only a miracle that he evaded bullets in a brazen assassination attempt. Otherwise, God forbid, there would have been an addition to a specific list of martyrs. Statistics of the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) show more than 70 journalists were assassinated … Read entire article »

Filed under: Islamism, liberal Pakistan, Media, Pak Tea House, Pakistan, Punjab, Raza Rumi, Religion, Rights, secular Pakistan, secularism, Taliban, Terrorism, violence

Who attacked Raza Rumi: A few pointers

Punjab Police has arrested members of a banned outfit in connection with attack on author, journalist Raza Rumi. Here are a few tweets posted by an investigative reporter Asad Kharal. The intent of terrorists seems to be clear. They missed the target. May God protect Rumi who has left the country. [View the story "Who attacked Raza Rumi: A few pointers" on Storify] … Read entire article »

Filed under: Lahore, Raza Rumi, Storify, Terrorism, Twitter

Blasphemy Laws, Plight of Pakistan’s Minorities

Last year Joseph Colony of Lahore, Pakistan was burnt by a muslim mob on allegations of blasphemy by a christian man, Sawan Masih. Yesterday court sentenced Sawan Masih to death on the charge of blasphemy, while victims of Joseph Colony riot yet to get any Justice. [View the story "Blasphemy Laws, plight of Pakistan's Minorities" on Storify] … Read entire article »

Filed under: minorities, violence

Speak up (Melancholy )

Speak up (Melancholy )

by Caeser Ali Khan Islamic culture holds Melancholy (Hazen) in high esteem but I consider it not an honor but illness. We Muslims are suffering from a communal pain. It is often said “If you were a good and true Muslim, you would not care so much about your worldly losses.” What a pity. I am not speaking of your personal grief but of the pain and suffering we absorb with pride as a community. I am … Read entire article »

Filed under: Islam, Islamism, Pakistan

A tale of two attacks

By Ayesha Noor On September 22, 2013 the Taliban killed 85 Christian worshippers during a well-planned suicide attack in a Peshawar Church.  On May 28, 2010, the Taliban killed nearly 86 Ahmadi worshippers in two highly organized and well-coordinated suicide attacks on two Ahmadi mosques in Lahore. The church attack took place when Christians were engaged in prayers during Sunday service. The Ahmadi mosques attack occurred when Ahmadis were engaged in Friday prayers on, well, a Friday afternoon.  Everything is common in these attacks. Despite demanding security several times, the provincial governments gave cold responses to both communities. Both attacks were done in the name of Islam i.e. to wipe infidels from the face of the Earth. And both attacks stained the white part of the Pakistani flag bright red.  However, the tale of two attacks took opposite angles once the news of the attacks spread. While reporting the Ahmadi mosques attack, media first used … Read entire article »

Filed under: Identity, Islam, minorities, Peshawar, Religion, violence

Provision of Education in Slums of Lahore

Sumble Butt  Every morning Noor wakes up with nursery rhymes echoing in her ears from a charity school in Johar Town managed by a Non- Government Organization, where she and her two younger brothers study. Noor’s father is a car driver and draws a salary that can barely meet the nutritional requirements of his family. She and her three siblings live in the servant quarters of the family who employs her father, Ramzan. It became possible for Noor to join a school when Ruba Humayun opened up the charity school named, “Door of Awareness” in her neighborhood, where she and several other children like her get free education. Ms. Humayun is an activist and social worker, who was once distributing food to the poor and needy children in the khachi-abadis (slums) close … Read entire article »

Filed under: Children, Education, poverty