Archive for the ‘Society’ Category

First Fazlul Rehman Now Shujaat

March 17, 2007

A few weeks ago “Maulana” Fazlul Rehman had his heart op by Dr Mubashar (an Ahmadi). Here is the relevant post. Now Ch. Shuajaat had his angioplasty from the same Dr Mubashar. Not only that, Ch Shujaat is also living at Dr Mubashar’s place these days and Muslim League (Q) guys had dinner at the same […]

New Pakistani Flag

March 5, 2007

Since we have virtually eliminated minorities from Pakistan we might as well remove the white area in our flag that supposedly represents them. The result is shown above and is obviously stunning, just as Pakistan is without minorities. PS: The above is sarcasm as hopefully most people would have realised already.

اقبال تیرے دیس کا کیا حال سناوٰں

February 26, 2007

اقبال تیرے دیس کا کیا حال سناوٰں (امیر الاسلام ہاشمی) دہقان تو مرکھپ گیا اب کس کو جگاوٰں ملتا ہے کہاں خوشہٰ گندم کہ جلاوٰں شاہین کا ہے گنبدشاہی پہ بسیرا کنجشک فرومایہ کو اب کس سے لڑاوٰں اقبال تیرے دیس کا کیا حال سناوٰں ہر داڑھی میں تنکا ہے،ہر ایک آنکھ میں شہتیر مومن […]

Islamabad the beautiful / ہمارا خوبصورت اسلام آباد

February 26, 2007

Islamabad is the beautiful capital of Pakistan…perhaps the most beautiful capital in the world! Doesn’t hurt to be patriotic once in a while. 🙂 Now you can read a “tourist’s” view of the city. MQ has recently returned to the city after a long absence and puts down his impressions in this excellent article at […]

Pakistan’s Basant Festival

February 23, 2007

  Young Pakistani women dance to the beat of a drum during the colourful spring festival locally known as ‘bassant’ in Lahore, 17 February 2002. Thousands of kite lovers celebrated the famous and traditional Bassant Festival in Lahore by arranging parties and musical shows. Credit: ThingsAsian

Short History of Pakistan / پاکستان کی مختصر ترین تاریخ

February 23, 2007

وسعت اللہ خان 2007-02-22, 12:54 11اگست 1947۔ آج کے بعد مملکتِ خداداد میں ہندو ہندو نہیں رہے گا۔ عیسائی عیسائی نہیں اور مسلمان مسلمان نہیں۔ مذہبی معنوں میں نہیں بلکہ سیاسی معنوں میں۔ ریاست کے نزدیک سب لوگ بلا امتیازِ مذہب و ملت برابر کے شہری ہوں گے۔ (قائداعظم کا آئین ساز اسمبلی سے خطاب) […]

Remembering Faiz Ahmad Faiz / يادِ فيض

February 13, 2007

Today is Faiz Ahmad Faiz’s 96th birthday. If you, like me, feel indebted to him or are a fan of his poetry then please read this excellent post by Adil Najam on All things Pakistan. Happy birthday! Faiz. !فيض سالگرہ مبارک