REALITY and ILLUSION: بحریہ ٹاؤن لاہور: ایک بے روح بستی

May 28th, 2016 / Categorized under: Uncategorized
لاہور تیزی سےبدل رہا ہے- مالدار لوگوں کو بسانے کے لئے نئی بستیاں ابھر رہی ہیں- عام لوگوں سے الگ تھلگ، بڑے بڑے پھاٹکوں اور فصیلوں کے پیچھے یہ "محفوظ" اور بے روح بستیاں یورپ اور امریکہ کے شہ...

Pak Media Revolution: Kapoor and Sons Bolna Inspired by Rizwan Anwar’s Laiyan Laiyan

May 28th, 2016 / Categorized under: Uncategorized
Kapoor and Sons Bolna Inspired by Rizwan Anwar’s Laiyan Laiyan Music composition is considered one of the toughest and most creative jobs in the Hindi film industry. But somehow, a lot of Bollywood musicians have eased the whole process of music composition to just two simple steps – Ctrl + C and Ctrl + V. The post Kapoor and Sons Bolna...

Ayesha’s Blog: International Thalassemia Day & World Blood Donor Day

May 28th, 2016 / Categorized under: Uncategorized
Click to view slideshow. Fatimid Foundation Hyderabad celebrated International Thalassemia Day & World Blood Donor Day at Dialdas Club Hyderabad on 27th May 2016. FAiTh team was invited by Dr. Rab Nawaz Memon, we are really thankful to him for the invitation, honor and respect. As it is said every good effort should be appreciated. ...

Creative Mind: How to glass paint Islamic Calligraphy art

May 28th, 2016 / Categorized under: Uncategorized
Hey dear friends, Thanks for giving wonderful response on my previous blog post about my childhood treasure box. I was not expecting this random article will inspire so many of my readers. I got several emails & messages on my social media networks. I am glad to hear from you! I will try to share more random articles now! But now have a loo...

In the Line of Wire: The power of social media

May 28th, 2016 / Categorized under: Uncategorized
When I put up my last post regarding my war with K-Electric a lot of my friends and colleagues told me that I was wasting my time, that nothing would come of it. That post was read by 1200+ people within a few hours, several people shared their experiences; the Facebook status I put up was shared […] ...

Chefling Tales: Destination Naran: Best Cup of Tea and A Journey to the North

May 27th, 2016 / Categorized under: Uncategorized
The mercury is soaring. Work seems boring. On the odd rainy day, the cold breeze momentarily teleports you back to the rolling hills and strong winds of Kalam in the Swat Valley. The frigid drafts of air from the AC remind you of the fresh mountain air at Malam Jabba and Shogran. You find yourself zoned out, picturing the winding roads leading ...

In the Line of Wire: On the warpath with K-Electric

May 26th, 2016 / Categorized under: Uncategorized
I thought they were getting better. The guy who handles social media for them is prompt at addressing complaints. The SMS complaint chat works. Breakdowns are handled as quickly as possible most of the time. And although I am still upset that I should be the victim of load-shedding despite paying my bills regularly, I […] ...

Ayesha’s Blog: رمضان ڈرائیو

May 26th, 2016 / Categorized under: Uncategorized
Click to view slideshow. پحھلے سال کی طرح اس سال بھی انشااللہ ہم فاطمید میں موجود تھلیسیمیا سے لڑتے بچوں کے لئے عید کے سوٹ، چوڑیاں، گھڑی، مہندی، افطاری اور راشن کے پیکٹ لے جانے کا ارادہ رکھتے ہیں۔ پچ...

Chefling Tales: What can a foodie in Karachi accomplish in three hours? A Chefling Food Tour

May 26th, 2016 / Categorized under: Uncategorized
I was in Karachi recently for work (we’ll soon reveal what we were up to!) and met with a friend in the city before heading back. In between discussing life and work, I shared my recent crazy food tour in Rawalpindi (read all about it here). That is when we decided to do something sim...

Sonya Rehman’s Archive: The TV Serial That Got Pakistan Talking About Child Abuse

May 25th, 2016 / Categorized under: Uncategorized
By Sonya Rehman Udaari, a popular new Pakistani television drama serial that highlights a pressing social issue, child abuse, was recently served a notice by the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) this month for its “unethical” and “offensive” scenes. A collaboration between a well-known private channel, ...

Guppu: Game of Thrones’ Hodor inspires emotions, culture and memes

May 24th, 2016 / Categorized under: Uncategorized
[Spoiler Alert] You might wanna abort right now if you haven’t watched the 5th episode of this season’s Game of Thrones yet. The fifth episode of Game of Thrones has been an emotional roller coaster for all of us. It left almost everyone that has been following the show since the beginning in tears. Since […] The post Game of Thrones...

Guppu: Poshida: short film explores secret gay life in Pakistan

May 24th, 2016 / Categorized under: Uncategorized
The trailer of Poshida, a short film exploring secret gay life in Pakistan, has been making rounds on the internet. It proclaims to uncover the faces of society considered taboo by the most while many still claim these things don’t exist in the Islamic republic. While the full short film doesn’t seem to be available […] The post Poshi...

Guppu: Asma Shirazi quits 92 News

May 24th, 2016 / Categorized under: Uncategorized
In an interesting turn of events, veteran female journalist Asma Shirazi has bid adios to the 92 News channel. The reason of quitting, however, wasn’t made clear immediately. According to details, Shirazi might join Aaj News next. She has been the first woman war journalist out of Pakistan and holds several distinctions to her credit. […] ...

Ayesha’s Blog: FAiTh Ramadan Drive

May 24th, 2016 / Categorized under: Uncategorized
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TelecomPK: Jazz Initiates Heat-Wave Relief Camp

May 24th, 2016 / Categorized under: Uncategorized
To help the public combat extreme temperatures throughout Karachi, Mobilink’s umbrella brand – Jazz partnered with Voice of Karachi (VoK), an association working for the betterment of the city, to set up heat-wave relief camps at various spots in Karachi throughout the month of May. Moreover, Jazz, in collaboration with the Islamic Reli...