B17 comes to Karachi

B17 comes to Karachi

Blog Oct 19, 2017 0

Karachi (art) Biennale 2017 is pretty much Pakistan’s largest ever pan international contemporary art event. it will take in place every...
Saying No to Smoking Is the Only Future
From endlessly dug up roads to crime to lack of basic necessities such as electricity and water, there is...
Heroin: The Most Terrible of All Addictive Drugs available in Pakistan today
These days, most people in our country are pretty well aware indeed, about the horrors of drug use, especially...
B17 comes to Karachi

B17 comes to Karachi

Blog October 19, 2017 0

Karachi (art) Biennale 2017 is pretty much Pakistan’s largest ever pan international contemporary art event. it will take in place every two years in the city of Karachi. In fact, come October this year almost 150 artists not just from Pakistan but also from across the globe will resonate to the... Read more
Saying No to Smoking Is the Only Future
From endlessly dug up roads to crime to lack of basic necessities such as electricity and water, there is an increasing number of reasons due to which Pakistanis are frustrated, in general.  Smoking is also one key reason for the same. Indeed, many people are lured by peer pressure... Read more
Heroin: The Most Terrible of All Addictive Drugs available in Pakistan today
These days, most people in our country are pretty well aware indeed, about the horrors of drug use, especially something as ruthlessly addictive as Heroin; this is arguably the single most lethal and addictive drug ever invented. Unfortunately, is is a whole lot more freely available today than the... Read more
Of Knife Attacks and Shisha Parlors
Of late, there is a demented young man who has taken to talking the mean streets of Karachi’s Gulistan-e-jauhar area, armed with evil intentions and a razor-sharp scalpel. His main aim in life seems to be to randomly accost women in the streets and stab them in the back.... Read more
Trump and his politics: Part II
“For men change their rulers willingly, hoping to better themselves, and this hope induces them to take up arms against him who rules: wherein they are deceived, because they afterwards find by experience they have gone from bad to worse. This follows also on another natural and common necessity,... Read more
Who says “Ghost Riders don’t exist?”
This scribe had arguably the worst possible experience in his life with reference to Foodpanda. Placed in an order for a pizza at pizza at 8:15 or so. Was given 30 minutes delivery time. Waited for 45..Foodpanda asked me to contact pizza hut. . They gave 20 minutes delivery... Read more
A Study of Politics: The Rise of Donald Trump and His Impact on World Politics – Part(I)
“Men will not look at things as they really are, but as they wish them to be–and are ruined” Machiavelli: The Prince “Thank you. Thank you very much, everyone. Sorry to keep you waiting. Complicated business, complicated. Thank you very much.” Said Donald Trump as he started his victory... Read more
What Imam Hussain’s (AS) Sacrifice Teaches Us Today
Today, even as the whole world gears up for the Ashura, a day widely associated with Imam Hussain (AS) and the supreme sacrifice he made by sacrificing his life as well as the lives of his family and friends in the path of righteousness, by refusing to bow to... Read more
Mahira and the (Bay) Gairat Brigade
So one fine day Mahira decided to share a smoke with Bollywood super star Ranbir Kapoor. No big deal right, I mean people smoke all the time, both guys and girls too. And as for her strapless dress, anyone who has ever been to a Pakistani Mahanadi or seen... Read more
Dawoodi Bohras in the Mainstream
It has been almost 19 years since the Syedna or the spiritual leader of the Bohra community has graced the city of Karachi with his presence for the Ashara. Or the 10 days of remembrance of the Martyrdom of Imam Hussrain A.S. More than 40,000 Bohra community members have... Read more
Healthy Snacking Makes for A Healthier Lifestyle
Day in day out we are perennially bombarded with images, pictures and adverts of processed, sugary food items that are literally within an arm’s length of desire’ as their producers have slyly intended them to be so. makers have intended them to be. We have but to make a... Read more
Trump and Kim: Two semi-grown men playing with ‘fire and fury’
“May you live in interesting times” Ancient Chinese saying It is difficult to predict with any degree of certainty, just what the ongoing Trump era holds for the world at large and the American people in particular especially the North Koreans. “Little Rocket man wants to commit suicide” Trump... Read more
Stress and how it creates problems in our collective lives
Even as our collective become ever more complex in today’s increase fast paced environment. The unfortunate truth comes to the fore and stress rears its ugly head: Be it in our relationships our personal lives, our professional workplace et el. Even as it erodes and eventually degrades the quality... Read more
Pepsi Battle of the Bands: “Kashmir” Wins Through
The original Pepsi Battle of the Bands was originally aired at the then premier Pakistani television channel PTV home almost 15 years ago. Now after all these years Pepsi revived its iconic show once again as a direct challenge to the mega hit Coke Studio. The revived series received its... Read more