KK Shahid

  • It is rather unfair that amidst the hoopla of PML-N candidate Kulsoom Nawaz beating PTI’s Yasmin Rashid – as if it was a two-horse race – the real winners of the NA-120 by-poll are being criminally (sorry) neglected. With all the hue and cry over ‘mujhay kyun nikaala’ ...

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  • There is nothing in the slightest surprising about Maryam Nawaz Sharif and her party playing the religion card in the build up to the NA-120 by-election on Sunday. In fact, many would argue that the ruling PML-N considering the Christians a vote bank worth wooing is in itself progress of sorts. But ...

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  • Almost 100,000 Rohingya Muslims spent their Eid fleeing ethnic cleansing. Meanwhile, most of the discourse among the concerned onlookers has surrounded Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi and whether or not she deserved her Nobel Peace Prize. Perhaps that discussion can be had once there is an halt to ...

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  • Long before 17th century farmers in the Netherlands bred orange carrots, Mohammed bin Qasim had brought green carrots to the Indian subcontinent. Just like most discoveries and inventions, carrots had already been harvested by the Muslims, before the West stole it a thousand years later. And so, ...

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  • Lahore has witnessed five attacks this year. The latest of these was the August 7 blast inside a truck on Bund Road, which was on the route that ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was originally going to take, before switching his rally to GT Road. The blast left one dead and over 45 injured. A ...

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