Last year was difficult and dangerous for both – professional and citizen journalists. This year has unfortunately started in a similar manner. Protecting media freedom cost a lot. Almost every day we can find news related to killed or...―
Michael Thumann (Die Zeit) The decision on blasphemy which sounds like a verdict by a court in an Iranian city was taken by a 19th Magistrates’ Court in Istanbul. Most famous pianist in Turkey, Fazil Say was convicted on charges of blasphemy...―
Another Independence Day passed away. The same Day when 65 years ago the then efficient and patriotic national leaders vowed to work towards transforming India from the ‘BEGGING BOWL’ to the ‘BHAGYA VIDHATA,’...―
I don't advocate for "free children". ∙ Almost a century ago, English author and educator A. S. Neill wrote, "Free children are not easily influenced; the absence of fear accounts for this phenomenon. Indeed, the absence of fear is the ...―
When last heard of in this blog, British comedian Matt Roper was in a Saigon hospital suffering from deep vein thrombosis. Now he is in Bangkok. Yesterday, he told me: “I hadn’t realised how serious the DVT was when I went …...―
A lawyer is a person, who is authorized to practice law and to conduct lawsuits. It is one of the most respectful and noble professions. But in Pakistan, have lawyers got the same level of respect and novelty? Or they just have lost it? They had...―
May 11 2013, the day of Pakistan general elections is about two weeks away but the curiosity about what will happen and who will get the charge of this country is overabundant among the whole nation. As per the rules of Pakistan Election ...―
In the long history of mankind there have been many stories to explain the origin and purpose of life, to comfort us in the face of the misfortune and unfairness that surround us, and to give us hope in the face of death, our common fate. One ...―
In a recent discussion on our FB page, a commenter displayed cynicism over the topic of the US’ future prospects to improve. Particularly on things like education, the financial sector, quality of life, ending the drug war, and so on. He ...―
Not more than two years ago, the concept of reform in Saudi Arabia would ∙ have been as much an oxymoron as business ethics or airline cuisine. In ∙ recent months, however, the Arab Spring’s uncertain winds of change ∙...―
HER ROYAL MAJESTY,Queen Elizabeth II, the reigning monarch of Britain and its 15 other commonwealth territories, turns 87 today! The Queen has celebrated her birthday very privately at her favourite place,Windsor Palace,with family and close ...―
How to bring a favorable change and to disconnect with the rubble past is the ultimate goal of every Pakistani today. Everyone is expecting a new beginning in this traditional political apparatus. Future will be better or worse? It’s a ...―
Everyone active in the Internet world these days may already have accounts in leading ...
Engaging your senses more fully is a great way to take everyday activities and turn them ...
Hey Loveys, ∙ I come to you from my couch for the first time since last Wednesday ...