Blogs

Blogs
By / April 7, 2016

You are not an introvert? Think again!

    By: MAHNOOR NIZAMI     Many people consider that introverts are the shy woodland individuals who don’t like...

Read More
Blogs
By / March 28, 2016

Transgender in Pakistan

By Mehwish Akhtar Transgender (also referred to as khusra) reflects a group of people who enjoys the least amount of respect...

Read More
Blogs
By / March 28, 2016

I am no bird and no net snares me!

BY AIMAN INAM I am no bird, and no net snares me: I am a free human being with an...

Read More
Blogs
By / March 11, 2016

Ratan Talao guruduwara: Between a mosque and a madrassah

The above title must have piqued your interest. Many of you must wonder if it is even possible. I can...

Read More
Blogs
By / February 8, 2016

‘If the Brahmin dies in the temple, inter him in the Ka’aba’

By: Akhtar Balouch   Ghalib in one of his lines — which becomes the title of this blog — ostensibly...

Read More
Blogs
By / January 9, 2016

Why Bhaan Singh Broke into Tears

By: Akhtar Balouch Who was Bhaan Singh? Where did he belong to? Why did he break into tears and when?...

Read More
Blogs
By / December 23, 2015

Karachi’s Napier Road

By: Akhtar Balouch   The Napier Road in Karachi is named after the famous British General Sir Charles James Napier,...

Read More
Blogs
By / December 22, 2015

In Karachi: Bombay, not Mumbai.

By: Akhtar Balouch   Not long ago, the metropolis that is the capital of the Indian state of Maharashtra, was...

Read More
Blogs
By / December 22, 2015

The truth behind Karachi’s Freemasons

By: Akhtar Balouch In the not so distant past of our beloved city of Karachi, there existed a Freemason Hall,...

Read More
Blogs
By / October 20, 2015

Heroes Of Pakistan: Remembering Dinshaws of Karachi

 By: Akhtar Balouch This is the story of a Parsi father and his son; their services for the city of...

Read More
Blogs
By / October 20, 2015

Karachi’s ‘Yahoodi Masjid’

  By Akhtar Balouch   After Pakistan’s independence, we changed the names of the buildings, streets and roads named after...

Read More