Muhammad Abbas Hassan

A post-grad student studying International Relations, who is an entrepreneur by profession and a part-time writer/blogger

Save cricket in Pakistan

For a developing country like Pakistan, with a population of almost 190 million, sports play a vital role in developing the society on both social and ethical grounds. Although the national sport is hockey, cricket is the heart and soul of the whole nation. Taken as a platform to express feelings, every day history is made in the numerous cricket grounds across the country. As the game does not involve severe exercise, it is played by many and more recently the gender discrimination that used to exist has also ended. Cricket is amongst one of the few sports in the country played ...

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An entrepreneur in the making at Sunday bazaar

For as long as I can remember I have been a regular visitor at Sunday bazaar. I love to see the interesting mix of people, some haggling, some in awe of the vast variety of goods on offer, some merely strolling through.This Sunday was no different. I woke up bright and early and decided to hit the bazaar. I think I was a little too eager – stalls were being set up when I arrived. “No problem,” I thought to myself. “I’ll just observe as they set up.” As I was walking though the aisles, I saw a merry young boy, no older than ...

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