Mausoleum of Waris Shah

Posted on February 28, 2009
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Pervaiz Munir Alvi Jandiala Sher Khan is the final resting place of eminent sufi poet Syed Waris Ali Shah. Located about fourteen kilometer northwest of Sheikhupura at the intersection of Sheikhupura-Vanike and Gujranwala-Chuharkana roads, the town is rather an unremarkable place. For about two centuries the author of magnum opus Heer-Ranjha has lied here in [...]

Disrespect for Rules? Or Just Innocent Fun?

Posted on February 27, 2009
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Adil Najam Many of our readers might have seen this picture before in one of viral emails that go around. It is an obvious and perfect candidate for our “Photo of the Day” category. The board these two youngsters are posing with reads something like: Standing here to get your photograph taken is not allowed. [...]

Shaheryar Azhar (A commentary analyzing the conditions that led to the now open confrontation between PML-N and PPP after the Supreme Court’s verdict disqualifying Nawaz and Shahbaz Sharif from electoral politics). There we go again… The seeds of this impending implosion were laid in the very victory of democratic forces on February 18, 2008 when [...]

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