Does imposing Islam on non-Muslims make us better Muslims?
Ramazan teaches us moderation, so spending excessively, even on food, negates the basic premise of this holy month!
Growing up I simply believed that a girl’s place was in the home; she was to be beautiful, poised and domesticated.
Mother says grandmother is dying. Investigation reveals she is simply exhausted by heat and mother is being dramatic.
There is more to Karachi than we know. There is love. Hard to admit, but yes it exists.
The profit from Paan Corner is his sole source of income - he used this to send his kids abroad for their Masters.
Armed with weapons of mass destruction, nuclear power, and a tremendous army force, Israel thinks its the victim.
Malala Yousafzai is a Yahoodi agent slash drama slash American drone.
Faisal Mosque, Badshahi Mosque and the mountains might be Pakistani landmarks, but truck art is what defines us.
It’s ironic that the ‘Islamisation’ of Pakistan that Zia took to great heights was actually born in Bhutto’s...
Does imposing Islam on non-Muslims make us better Muslims?
I’m the same self-righteous Pakistani who protests that Malala hasn’t spoken for the atrocities committed in Gaza
Ask a Pakistani a question about anything and watch as he or she transforms into an expert almost instantly.
Traditions, rituals, mystique and pomp are very important in sustaining institutions. And kinship is a tradition.
On an average, abused women leave their abuser seven times before they finally leave for good. But not in Pakistan.
This law merely provides legal cover to all the havoc our law enforcement agencies have been wreaking since inception.
Despite a lack of proper sanitation and education opportunities in Lassori, all they ask for is a church.
It is important to understand that not everything is said in good faith and not every compliment is a sexual advance.
Our police system is still based on laws that used to exist in British era. No wonder the police is inept and futile.
“I turned the lights on and the taps turned themselves off. It was very weird."
Pakistan was kicked out in the cruellest fashion in a head-to-head against India. We didn’t make it to the semi-finals
Many talented women quit cricket just because of the injustices done to them including selectors wanting undue favours
Before you take out your pitch forks to get me, this list was made purely for fun and is not meant to offend anyone.
Various quarters suggested that this may very well have been the greatest World Cup ever. A tall claim but I agree!
Messi is destined to become the greatest player in the world but fate seems to be on Germany's side this time.
A black magic enthusiast from Brazil claimed that his magic will help his country win the match against Germany...
Argentina will win the football World Cup in 2014 much like Pakistan won the cricket World Cup in 1992.
Algeria put up a great fight against Germany - dismissing their efforts and blaming those who were fasting is unfair.
Not only does it taste divine, this dessert also strengthens your immune system and lowers blood pressure!
The music ranged from anywhere between awful to below average. I give the film a 1.5 out of 5 rating.
Some go into a state of denial and shock if their offer for chai is declined or when the guest isn't a chai drinker.
While he ‘jhoomed’ off for work, I zoomed off in the kitchen to prepare a simple and scrumptious dessert with lemons.
Instead of summer camps where they will be kept busy and entertained. Let them explore. Let them create.
This movie is a must watch for all those who have fallen in love at one point or the other in their lives.
You can slather it on freshly baked bread or whip up a selection of greens and nuts and throw in a dollop for iftar.
If revealing the entire story line results in people not watching this movie, it would be a service to all mankind.
To overcome the growing price hike, why not grow your own vegetables and fruits in your backyard?
Was it acceptable to shed the CNN persona and become Diana Magnay again to express what she felt?
There is more to Indo-Pak relations than tensed politics. We are largely the same - like two sides of the same coin.
Is there a way to make our Ramazan transmissions less repulsive?
George Martin will be frozen or cryopreserved so that future generations can revive him, thus insuring the plot end.
His crime: he published the autobiography of Muhammad Islam Bhatti, a former judge who happened to be Ahmadi.
Mr Martin, please mind your attitude towards people who have made you who you are. Give the headlines a rest!
When you tell a girl not to do something 'like a girl', you are indirectly telling her that she is inferior to boys.
#AskThicke was a disaster! Needless to say, Robin Thicke was literally “asking for it” (no pun intended).
Germany scored so many goals that there was hardly time for a replay before they scored another!
11 Shiv Sena MPs forced a Muslim worker to break his Ramazan fast. This is a gross violation of basic human rights!
After her second miscarriage, M’s mother told me that her daughter kept getting pregnant and having miscarriages.
Is the Metro Bus project initiated by Nawaz Sharif selfishly-motivated or actually promising?
I love Pakistan but let’s call a spade a spade. When we did it, it was ok. Woh karen toh sala, character dheela hai?
I find people rejoicing in war. I find people finding salvation in war. And I find everything wrong with that.
It is no surprise that young girls have no choice but to hide whatever sexual advances have been imposed on them.
Are we so inhumane that we cannot feel the pain of Hitler’s victims? That we must elevate a butcher to a martyr?
I don’t see the point in changing a rule that has guaranteed success. Is alumni status not worth anything anymore?
Since when did rape become a referral to something good? Something positive or something funny?
An Israeli professor stated that the best way to fight Palestine is to rape their women. Has Israel lost all humanity?
Pakistan, even after more than six decades of its existence, remains an enigma to the world.
“For us, Imran Khan is your Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli and Amitabh Bachchan, all rolled into one!” he said.
Ukraine and Russia are at the verge of conflict while Malaysia remains the victim. We need better security systems.
It's like telling the Palestinians that they never existed, that this historically has been a Jewish land.
The question is: what exactly is the law and is Islam inflexible?
So far, I have not come across a single Muslim in China who has been stopped from fasting. It is not a blanket ban.
Hamas had fired over 300 rockets into Israel during the same period and called all Israelis “legitimate targets”.
Even if her burqa is lined with poison ivy and she receives a call saying she’ll die in 7 days. It’s still her choice!
They married for love. She thought she knew him. But she couldn't shake off that fear when he was too close to her.
I was wrong; the fresh air wasn’t doing her any good. Her face was still devoid of any colour.
"What is beautiful should be just that, and not be wasted around in debates about comparison and competition."
A few days later came the deathblow – the tremor that really shook Karachi and took with it all forms of life.
“This is Abigail Jones speaking, Jay’s class teacher. Could you and your wife meet me tomorrow? This is...
I wished to join them for lunch but I was the maasi. I belonged to the bathrooms and I was to eat there too.
Her father would be infuriated if he found out Aliya had been out in a mixed gathering.
Sinner, sinner, he explains, blessings are for those who do not complain.
She was a magician whose wand would be her words. The audience cheered; auctioning for a piece of the prized carcass.