Crackdown on PTM protest in Quetta

Twitter is abuzz with reports of law enforcement’s attack on members and supporters of Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM) gathered in Quetta to demand recovery and justice for the missing persons. The hashtag #StateAttackedPTM is trending on Twitter right now with reports suggesting the indiscriminate firing of teargas to disperse the protestors which affected also the families of the missing persons including the women and the … Continue reading Crackdown on PTM protest in Quetta

Pakistan getting worse economically, better militarily

Maybe you don’t see what I see. Or maybe you do but just too damn stubborn to admit. But what was ironic for me to see these two headlines side by side on Dawn‘s Twitter handle: #Pakistan facing ‘most difficult period of its history’ but course correction underway: PM Khan AND The missile is capable of defeating — by assured penetration — “any currently available … Continue reading Pakistan getting worse economically, better militarily

Mohini Mansion Ki Cinderellayain – A Roller Coaster of Emotions

By Marryam Suleman Mohini Mansion ki Cinderellayain, a recent hit on Bol Entertainment, is definitely not one of the ordinary serials you watch on a daily basis. Yes when I say ordinary, I do not hesitate in doing so because with a lot of repetitive content, mediocre storyline and melodramatic patterns showing up on screens every now and then, these dramas fail to have long-lasting … Continue reading Mohini Mansion Ki Cinderellayain – A Roller Coaster of Emotions

Jazz practically paralysed me digitally

The largest cellular network in the country Mobilink Jazz which now claims to also be the largest digital data network in the country has practically paralysed me when I’m abroad, thousands of miles from home. Here’s how: I’m in Germany these days for a Reporters without Borders’ digital journalism scholarship and I’m gonna be here a while. Before I travelled, one of my must-do things … Continue reading Jazz practically paralysed me digitally

Salmaan Taseer did digital before it was cool

I wrote this tribute to the great visionary that was Salmaan Taseer and was originally published in the Daily Times last year. Posting it as a replug on his 8th death anniversary. The shaheed governor wasn’t just a digital savvy person. He had a vision. A vision that was driven by modern technology. This can be seen from his business ventures As a digital media … Continue reading Salmaan Taseer did digital before it was cool

6 major events that shaped Pakistan of 2018

By Muhammad Junaid The year 2018 winds to a close tonight and for Pakistan it was a roller-coaster ride that saw various events and happenings deciding the course of action for Pakistanis. 1. Election Year The conduct of 11th General Election in July and subsequently the transfer of power from one elected government to the other was undoubtedly the most significant event of the departing … Continue reading 6 major events that shaped Pakistan of 2018

After Forbes, UK’s Sunday Times also includes Pakistan as must visit destination in 2019

The scenic beauty that is Pakistan and it’s hospitality is being acknowledged world over. After making Forbes famous list of destinations for 2019, Pakistan has also made it into UK’s weekly Sunday Times as one of 19 destinations for 2019. The British High Commission in Pakistan celebrated the news with this Facebook post: Pakistan is home to some of the highest mountains, lakes, deserts and … Continue reading After Forbes, UK’s Sunday Times also includes Pakistan as must visit destination in 2019