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Blondes in Pakistan

By Amna Gilani • Oct 1st, 2014 • Category: Features

A Pakistani beauty is normally all about long black hair, fair skin color, dainty, petite, and delicate girl with shyness oozing. Big eyes, upright nose, bookish features, and long eye lashes are what makes a typical Pakistani girl a symbol of perfect beauty and grace.
Interestingly, in recent times, that trend seems to be changing slowly. [...]



PTI Workers Fight Over Girls in Dharna

By Amna Gilani • Sep 18th, 2014 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

Shazia and I are good friends for years. For long, we remained apolitical but then Shazia was bitten by the charm of Imran Khan and his slogans of change and converted to PTI. She formed an active women group in the Islamabad sector where she lived and was one of the most active supporter of [...]



Beautiful Girls in Lahore Islamabad Long March - PHOTOS

By Amna Gilani • Aug 15th, 2014 • Category: Politics

I spotted some pretty girls in Islamabad Long March of PTI. Qadri’s Inqilab March is devoid of any beauty, or may be they have brought forward stern faced ladies on purpose to scare the government. Anyway, it’s good to see some colors and scents and sandals amidst all this tension, fear, and uncertainty. Why Not [...]



Beautiful Girls Modeling Competition Faisalabad by Express

By Amna Gilani • Jun 6th, 2014 • Category: Entertainment, Lead Story, Worth A Second Look

You won’t believe this. I didn’t until I read it myself in the Express Newspaper. They are holding a beauty contest in Faisalabad area among the girls of Toba Tek Singh and other areas and the competition finals will be held in the T T Singh area. They say that they have received thousands of [...]



Rawalpindi Young Girl Tells Her Story on Public Transport

By Amna Gilani • May 11th, 2014 • Category: Features

Let me tell you today as how,  a 21 year  girl in Rawalpindi travels on public transport these days to get to my university in Islamabad from Committee Chowk Rawalpindi. Before I tell you the whole gory experience, I can assure you with full guarantee that the same is the story of thousands of female [...]



Talks Shows Making Pakistanis Fat

By Amna Gilani • Mar 11th, 2014 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

Number of couch potatoes in the Pakistan are increasing especially in the big cities like Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Faisalabad and Rawalpindi. Where ever the cable television has reached and people have got access to the stations telecasting 24*7 talkshows, people are hooked and spend most of their time in front of the tele.
The problem is [...]



Sharif Girls Get Old Unmarried, But Veena Malik Gets White Wedding

By Amna Gilani • Feb 24th, 2014 • Category: Features

Pakistani girls, hundreds of thousands of them in Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Quetta, Peshawar, Faisalabad, Multan, and in every town and village of Pakistan are getting old and their hair are turning white but there is no sign of their marriage. And that is because they are daughters of noble and sharif parents and they prefer [...]



Kalash Wine and Kalash People of Pakistan

By Amna Gilani • Feb 13th, 2014 • Category: Features

It’s one thing to speak about Pakistan’s diverse cultures and ethnic backgrounds during the NGO conferences and it’s quite another to actually go out there and experience them. I have been lucky enough to spend weeks with the Kalash people in beautiful Rambur valley couple of years back. This valley is truly a piece of [...]



Ghazala Khan Mentioned in Aaj with Reham Khan Program at Aaj TV

By Amna Gilani • Feb 3rd, 2014 • Category: Politics

Our fearless leader Ghazala Khan, my friend and my life has been once again mentioned in the Pakistani TV talk shows. Her question was asked by the awesome anchor Reham Khan in her program. The program is here, and you can listen to it after 18th minute. Her question was,”why backdoor, track 2 channel is [...]



Madam Anmol Pakistani Larki Supplier Talks in Lahore Karachi Islamabad

By Amna Gilani • Jan 30th, 2014 • Category: Entertainment

Bazar-e-Husan in various cities and towns of Pakistan are not something new. The Naikas, the big lady who manages such establishments and joints are also a literary and sometimes legendary characters in the Urdu literature, and this has been even translated into the English books, and I have even read few of them in French.
French [...]