While on this auspicious day of September 6, we remember our valiant soldiers who sacrificed their present for nation’s future, we should not forget to remember, and pay our tributes to, the Queen of Melody Madam Noor Jehan, poet par excellence Dr Rasheed Anwar and writer Inayatullah. These three personalities made enormous and lasting contributions … More September 6, 1965: Let us not forget Noor Jehan, Dr Rasheed Anwar and Inayatullah…..
Pakistan’s disgraced Ambassador to the US, commonly believed to be an American Ambassador in Washington, DC was sent home unceremoniously after it was established that he attempted to stage a unique coup against Pakistan’s security establishment with the help of American armed forces. Like experienced and hardened criminals, he has been dodging the prosecution process … More Disgraced Ambassador castigates his home country, yet again….
Pakistani cricketers have outdone Pakistani politicians, and this is not Imran Khan stealing the show at Lahore. These are young cricketers who are again in international limelight today, but for entirely wrong reasons. They have been declared corrupt and cheat and conspirators. Pakistanis who believed that those involved in corrupt practices will always go scot-free … More It is just not cricket….
HUSSAIN SAQIB When a writer grows old and runs out of ideas, he is only good for writing one thing; obituaries. This is also because of the fact that the number of his loved ones having passed away also grows. The only treasure that one keeps closer to the heart is the memories of those … More Salma Inayat; the woman behind a very successful man…..
The military intervention of the United States and other allies in Libya to support the rebels was lacking in international ethics for many reasons; particularly when the West has dual standards of operation in the global arena. While the turmoil in Libya has raised concerns (read: interest) in the West, a similar turmoil in the … More US intervention in Libya is spearheaded by three ladies….