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Neither a Burqa nor a Bikini

Source: The Huffington Post By Zehra Mehdi-Barlas, Media Relations Manager, Communications Specialist and certified news-junkie   Yes, I was fortunate enough to be born in a country and into a family…

Pakistan Charity Boss Abdul Sattar Edhi ‘heartbroken’ after robbery

One of Pakistan’s top charity leaders has told the BBC he is heartbroken after being robbed at gunpoint. Abdul Sattar Edhi, 86, was asleep when a gang of armed men…

Bashing Macaulay- by Yasser Latif Hamdani

Daily Times: by Yasser Latif Hamdani — When the English were building courtrooms, hospitals, mental asylums, schools and universities, rulers in the subcontinent of India were busy building mausoleums, gardens…

Nukes top concern in Pakistan, religious and ethnic hatred in India

Dawn: WASHINGTON: In Pakistan, people were more concerned about nuclear weapons than religious and ethnic hatred as a major threat to their security, says a US survey released on Friday.…

The Lahore court’s decision to uphold Asia Bibi’s death penalty is far from just

Guardian: In November 2010, Asia Bibi, a Christian mother of five, was sentenced to death in Pakistan. Her crime was allegedly insulting the prophet Muhammad during an argument with some Muslim…

Urdu Poetry: Listen to Iftikhar Hussain Arif reciting his poetry

  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OWvNI4P-Zq0&authuser=0…

Islamabad replaces Manila at top of list of world’s worst airports

Guardian: After three years atop a list of the world’s worst airports, Manila’s Ninoy Aquino international airport (NAIA) is now only the fourth worst, behind Islamabad, Jeddah and Kathmandu, thanks…

Pakistan: Latif Ahmad Butt falls victim to assassin’s bullet in Attock

  Attock, Pakistan Courtesy: Mr Nasim Malik & Mirza Nasim Baig “It is reported with sadness that an Ahmadi Mr. Lateef Alam Butt son of Khursheed Alam Butt from Kamrah…

What is the most blatant lie taught through Pakistan textbooks? By Herald Exclusive

Herald Dawn: Nationalism and patriotism in Pakistan are contested subjects. What makes us Pakistanis and what is it that makes us love our land and nation? The answers to these…

Despite Nobel win, Pakistan’s Malala hated by many at home

Source: MSN News Courtesy: Dr. Hameed A. Mirza, Canada Malala Yousafzai may have won the Nobel Peace Prize, but she remains an object of hate for many Pakistanis who view her…

Breaking News: Another Ahmadi martyred in Pakistan

From Twitter: An Ahmadi Latif Alam Butt Sahib has been shot dead near his home coming back from his shop in Kamra (Attock) at 7.30 pm this evening. 15th October…

Architectural marvel: World’s 7th largest mosque opens for worshippers

Epigraph: And if Allah did not repel some men by means of others, there would surely have been pulled down cloisters and churches and synagogues and mosques, wherein the name…

NY Times Op Ed: How Pakistan Fails Its Children

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — TO truly understand Malala Yousafzai, the youngest person ever to be awarded a Nobel Peace Prize, we need to understand the place she comes from. Ms. Yousafzai is…

ملالہ کو بہشتی زیور کی ضرورت ہے‎

Credit: Laaltain.com Tauseef Ahmad Malala can win Nobel but she wont be allowed to drive a car in Saudi Arabia, not leave her home in parts of Pakistan. ملالہ نوبل…

Pakistan’s Original Sin

THE SOUTH ASIA CHANNEL Pakistan’s Original Sin BY USMAN AHMAD OCTOBER 13, 2014 The fields of Hampshire are usually associated with blazing crops of rapeseed and fragrant lavender. But on…

Pakistani Women: Nobel, Oscar, Emmy and what not?

pakteahouse: Malik Malala Yousufzai was given the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 on her championing the cause of Children’s right for education, especially for girls. This is the young girl…

Pakistan: Hilarious Urdu Bill Boards

Funny Signboards (in Urdu)……….. you won’t stop laughing June 10, 2012 by Editor 119 Comments ‘Funny signboards in Urdu’ is a large collection of carefully selected funny signboards. These extremely funny signboards in…

The Nobel winner Pakistan won’t celebrate

Source: The Hindustan Times, Courtesy of Basharat Ahmed, Banglore, India Prasun Sonwalkar, Hindustan TimesLondon, October 11, 2014 The 2014 Nobel Peace Prize for Malala Yousafzai has been officially welcomed in…

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