After notice from Twitter, Journo says Pak Army won’t leave him alone even in exile

Prominent journalist in exile, Taha Siddiqui, has recently received a notice from Twitter saying that the Pakistani government reported some of his tweets claiming to be in violation of Pakistan’s law and sought their removal. Twitter says in the notice to Siddiqui that they received this information in an official correspondence. What did Taha Siddiqui say یہ جو دہشت گردی ہے#اس_کے_پیچھے_وردی_ہے https://t.co/pC3IlR7TUx — Taha Siddiqui … Continue reading After notice from Twitter, Journo says Pak Army won’t leave him alone even in exile

War hysteria from Indian and Pakistani media is shocking

With everyone trying to prove more patriotic than the other, war hysteria is blossoming on mainstream media of both India and Pakistan. One would be shocked at the stark similarities seen on news networks of both countries. I have seen the attitude of the Indian media outlets in cases like this before and this time I was focused more on criticising responses on the Pakistani … Continue reading War hysteria from Indian and Pakistani media is shocking

Martin Kobler is the new diplomacy rockstar on social media

Meet Martin Kobler, the German Ambassador to Pakistan who is being hailed as the diplomacy social media star in Pakistan. Be it his tweets in Urdu, his video messages to the country or more recently, his bicycle with the traditional truck art which he had custom-made, Mr Kobler is not coming slow.👏 Here it is!! My pakistani bicycle is ready with amazing truck art. Haha, … Continue reading Martin Kobler is the new diplomacy rockstar on social media

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

Day after terrorist attack, Crackdown on Valentines Day

The headline might sound bizarre but so is the hypocritical and sad state of affairs in Pakistan. The police continued arresting dates, vendors selling heart-shaped balloons and other items and anyone “celebrating” or “promoting” the Valentines Day in the country. All this just one day after a major suicide blast in Lahore killed at least 13 including Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Zahid Mahmood Gondal … Continue reading Day after terrorist attack, Crackdown on Valentines Day

Pakistan going insane over Mawaan Rizwan’s #HowGayIsPakistan

Pakistani tweeps have stormed the internet mainly in protest and denial after the recent documentary titled How Gay is Pakistan by Mawaan Rizwan aired on BBC. #HowGayIsPakistan is already one of the top trending topics in Pakistan. Now the BBC’s link to watch it online says this content is viewable to a specific audience and within United Kingdom (UK) only; one might wonder what has … Continue reading Pakistan going insane over Mawaan Rizwan’s #HowGayIsPakistan