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Finding Grey

Any dictionary would give you a very different meaning to the words ‘hypocrite’, ‘politically correct’ and ‘pragmatist’; however I feel these words are often used interchangeably in today’s world. I took a course last semester, it told me a…

A Divine Tragedy (rewrite)

An unusually murky Sunday morning in Lahore, Zahir sat on a rusty robust metallic chair in a quiet secluded corner of a local Dhaba. Gently he was sipping his Doodh Patti as Iqbal Bano’s Dasht-e-Tanhai was playing in rhythm with the…

Tahir-ul-Qadri the Mad

Theatricality and deception they say are powerful tools to be used against the uninitiated, when these two are fused together they can amalgamate to form a weapon so lethal that it can easily put the masses on a path which can lead to…

God bless America

God bless America, Protector of the weak, Liberator of the oppressed. Wherever the indigenous is tyrannized the US of A flies to its aid. Wherever the heathen may lurk, Uncle Tom will be there to exorcise it, he will always be ready to…

12 years of a student

One of the many perks of being an Army Brat is that you have the pleasure (or agony as some have come to call it) of being dragged all over Pakistan, and when you have a mother obsessed with giving her children only the best you end up…