Syrians turn to sarcasm to fight oppression

Humor in the face of adversity is reflective of true character of the people. While the whole world has now come to terms with the disturbing situation in Syria, few may know that the locals have turned to dark humor to express their sentiments and are doing so in a noteworthy manner. As per my … Continue reading


The curious case of Karachi

Driving the car in dark on a maze of roads, our drive was continuously welcomed by roundabouts. The roads in Emirates always lead you to somewhere far than you intend. Confetti on the pavements and glowing lights on the sidewalk hinted that we just missed the celebrations of Emirates National day. But, I think we … Continue reading

From mercedes to an suv… a leap of faith

A friend of mine used to drive Mercedes S class while working at a company famous for underpaying its employees. Recently, he crossed 35, moved to private equity (famous for extravagant remuneration) but surprisingly shifted to a much more economical reliable family car and left me wondering with many ‘whys?’ ‘I always knew I am … Continue reading

of Kingdoms and Karachi

The coming Once upon a time in a kingdom far far away called ‘Land’, people from outside started to settle in as they were thrown out from their native land because of their religion. They merged with the locals who were very kind in nature and to be frank did not have the power to … Continue reading

‘he is not a king…he is a kingmaker’

Sometimes you don’t know how to start your article because of the emotions involved in the topic. For me, it’s more of a reason because of the emotions involved of my country men who will be reading. For the last two hours, the news of Moin Akhtar’s death has been  hitting the headlines and compelling … Continue reading

A child is professional !

It’s convenient to live in one’s small world. Ask a child and he thinks that his toys are the only things in the world, his mommy daddy the only persons and his sister the only enemy. But time moves on, but what amazes is the nature of that child. It still remains with us till … Continue reading

I Hate Love stories

This reminds me of the sad look on my brother’s face  when I silenced him by saying that ‘love has always been so weak that we humans are better without it’ Deriving my reasoning background of physics, had there been no light, there would have been no darkness, for what is darkness but the absence of … Continue reading

Teams are ready…Is the public ?

I was more thrilled than happy when Yuvrag Singh stuck the winning runs against Australia in the quarter final of 2011 ICC Worldcup. By hitting the winning stroke, he has booked a semi final date with Pakistan at Mohali. The hype of the match is too much to handle even for the cool and candid … Continue reading