Pishin: Food, Fruit and History

Posted on August 31, 2006
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Guest Post by S A J Shirazi With Balochistan in the news, maybe we should also talk about the locale and the beauty of the area. Visit Pishin at this time of the year and you will find thousands of acres of fruit orchards. The rich harvest of apples, grapes, plums, peaches and apricots is [...]

Qasmi, Literary Fueds and National Neglect

Posted on August 31, 2006
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Guest Post by Raza Rumi While responding to the comments on my ATP post on Ahmed Nadeem Qasmi (also see earleir ATP post here), I rambled a little on the literary feuds among the Urdu stalwarts. However, this post has two parts: first, a little more on the literary cross currents; and second ‘our’ collective [...]

Shoaib Akhtar grabs his 200th ODI wicket

Posted on August 30, 2006
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Owais Mughal When Shoaib Akhtar bowled Jamie Dalrymple today, he grabbed his 200th wicket in One Day Internationals. Shoaib is Pakistan’s 5th and World’s 25th bowler to reach this milestone. Following is the number of matches, Shoaib took to reach major milestones in his bowling career: 50th wicket in 29th match 100th wicket in 60th [...]

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