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Nizam-e-Salah in Pakistan

By Tazeen • Mar 5th, 2015 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

State shouldn’t be enforcing the religion on the residents. They may give an option but enforcing it shouldn’t be the norm. We are not Saudi Arabia and we are not Iran. We are Pakistan, which is a liberal, progressive and open country with a long tradition of freedom.
In Saudi Arabis, there is this concept of [...]



Mona Lisa of Pakistan

By Tazeen • Feb 25th, 2015 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

Mona Lisa of Afghan war has applied to become Mona Lisa of Pakistan as she came to the NADRA office to acquire a national identity card for herself and her two sons. Surprisingly, the sleepy NADRA official recognized her and then the whole media jumped at the news.
In 1985, when the Afghan war was in [...]



Why I am Ignoring India Pakistan Match

By Tazeen • Feb 15th, 2015 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

The reason why I am ignoring the India Pakistan match today in the wake of Cricket World Cup 2015 in Melbourne is because I don’t see any point and this Pakistani team doesn’t inspire me. Even the Indian team doesn’t have any star to look forward to, and besides I abhor all the frenzy media [...]



India Doing Good, Pakistan Should Follow

By Tazeen • Jan 27th, 2015 • Category: Lead Story, Politics, Worth A Second Look

Instead of sulking and pouting, Pakistan should recognize and acknowledge the newly found importance by India in the world’s eyes and follow the suit. First, we must identify the reasons why that is happening and then traverse the same path or even better one.
Its true that in presence of Modi, there is hardly a chance [...]



PTCL ILM website registration entry tests application

By Tazeen • Dec 9th, 2014 • Category: Misc

PTCL ILM with click2learn venture is aimed at enabling and empowering the deserving students across Pakistan and this is a ground breaking idea in a true sense. Not only it will usher a new era of online learning in Pakistan but it will also provide valuable resource for the students of matric, intermediate and entry [...]



Hafeez Dedicates Innings to Phil Hughes

By Tazeen • Nov 29th, 2014 • Category: Features

Phil Hughes was a great player and even greater human being. Phil was a fighter cricketer and set a new standards in the game. His tragic and untimely demise has sent large sad shock waves throughout the Cricketing world and every player and cricket fan is sad and heart-wrenched.
Pakistani batsman Muhammad Hafeez almost made a [...]



Solar Storm in Pakistan and Darkness

By Tazeen • Nov 12th, 2014 • Category: Features

Everybody is discussing solar storm in Pakistan and darkness for the 6 days in upcoming December 2014. Pakistani social media is abuzz with the news and as usual everybody is coming up with his or her own theory, aftermath and the reasons behind it. Some are even quite comical and funny.
This is just a natural [...]



Justice for Shama BB and Her Husband

By Tazeen • Nov 5th, 2014 • Category: Politics

Are we barbarians or what? Where on Earth happens such gory things as they happen in Pakistan like what happened in Kot Radha Krishan Lahore with Shama BB and her husband? What sort of Islam is this? This is plain illiteracy, barbarism, and ignorance and ruthlessness.
According to media report, eyewitnesses have told that hundreds of [...]



Islamabad Airport is Worst Airport in World

By Tazeen • Oct 26th, 2014 • Category: Features

It’s official now. Benazir Bhutto International Airport Islamabad is world’s worst airport in the World. Huffpo has carried the story from a travel site, which has polled some 18,000 passengers from around the world and then has released a report on the basis of comfort, conveniences, cleanliness and customer service.
The top ten worst airports in [...]



Mastermind of GEO Office Attack is Murad Saeed of PTI

By Tazeen • Sep 8th, 2014 • Category: Politics

Murad Saeed is in charge of all the 300 armed young men brought in from the KPK province. He is responsible for loaning these men to the PAT’s Umar Riaz Abbassi whenever the Angels order them to do so. On PAT’s side Umar Riaz Abbasi is in charge of 1200 strong armed men. Armed wings [...]