Farman Nawaz

Farman Nawaz

A freelance Journalist who teaches Pakistan Studies at a missionary institute. He has a Masters in Journalism from Peshawar University.

14 Pakistani dramas that ruled our television screens in 2014

2014 has given us some amazing Pakistani dramas, which have not only enthralled drama buffs but have also made an impact in representing our industry. Our dramas often present realistic plots, pertaining to our society, and this year has been no different. In fact, the content has only added more colour to our hall of fame. Therefore, it would be worthwhile to dwell upon some of the best Pakistani dramas from 2014 and relive the climaxes, the stories and the ideas that have accompanied us throughout the year. 1. Mohabbat Ab Nahi Hogi Neither were the cast member nor was the writer of ...

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Stop blaming the US and India for our problems!

Last Week, Qazi Hussain Ahmad held America and India responsible for the suicide attack aimed at him. Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) took the same stance when the attack on Malala Yousafzai took place.   This may all be well and good, however, a question I would like to pose to them is, “Why would the US and India target both pro-Taliban and anti-Taliban forces in Pakistan?” Many religious parties hold the sentiment that the Taliban are justified for their attacks on the Pakistani security forces because of Pakistani’s involvement in the war on terror. These parties consider the Taliban nationalist as ‘freedom fighters’. To ...

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