dil wale geyseria le jaaeN ge..…the Jet Rickshaw

Posted on January 28, 2008
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Owais Mughal Following photo appeared in Dawn of January 13, 2008. It shows yet another use of rickshaw. After a sudden drop in winter temperature, this guy bought a water heating geyser from Saddar, Karachi and is seen hauling it in the ever-versatile carrier of Pakistan, the rickshaw. The Jet Rickshaw? When I first saw […]

Book Review: No Space for Further Burials By Feryal Gauhar

Posted on January 27, 2008
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Raza Rumi Decades of imperialism have left Afghanistan and its people devastated. But the fall of the Taliban, and the much touted “liberation” of Afghanistan, has produced a new spate of novels, films and other artistic media dealing with the “Afghan victim.” And when I say “Afghan victim,” I mean a nauseating overdose of burqa-oppression, […]

Silencing the Chaudhries: Iftikhar and Aitizaz

Posted on January 26, 2008
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Adil Najam Much has happened in Pakistan over the last many weeks. Too much. Amidst all the chaos and tragedy it has become difficult to keep track of just all that is happening, let alone make sense of it. It is clear that the dust has not settled yet. Far from it one can be […]