Sulman Ali

  • No, Army or ‘establishment’ is not behind the disqualification of Nawaz Sharif, rather its is his own doings. And no, democracy is not ‘derailed’ after Nawaz left the Prime Minister's House. I don’t know why a section is targeting ‘establishment’ for ouster ...

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  • After the disqualification of Nawaz Sharif, a new debate has started in Pakistan that who will rise to the ranks of Prime Minister from Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N).  The potential candidates for the post are rumored to be Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar, Federal Minister of Defence ...

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  • اگر فردوس بروئے زمین است ہمیں است وہمیں است و ہمیں است Mughal Emperor Jahangir once said about Kashmir: "Agar Firdaws ba roy-i zamin ast, hamin ast-u hamin ast-u hamin ast.” (If there is Paradise on earth, it is this, it is this, it is this). And ...

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  • Shakir Ali, the great painter of Pakistan, born in 1914, left a huge mark as both a painter and a teacher on artists and painters of the country, sub continent and around the world. Ali was famous for his work which revolves around human emotions, thoughts, pain and pleasures. He not only felt ...

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  • Meme, an invention of the internet, as per definition is an image, video, piece of text, etc., typically humorous in nature that is copied and spread rapidly by internet users, often with slight variations. But this means of ‘internet humor’ is seldom used for history lessons mixed ...

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  • Entrepreneurship is rapidly growing in Pakistan among the youth, since many don’t like to work under someone else and like being their own boss. There are many success stories in Pakistan and one of them is definitely of Ayesha Adil who runs her own baking business Ayesha’s: We Bake ...

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  • Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) is a rapidly growing sport in Pakistan. And a new name in Pakistan’s MMA champions is Shahid Siddique, who hails from Synergy Gym of Pakistan’s MMA Godfather Bashir Ahmad. Shahid Siddique holds a 5-2 record and has won the Light Weight Championship belt of Big ...

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  • So where are all those ‘Ashiqan-e-Rasool’? Why are you guys hiding from police? Why don’t you just go present yourselves in front of the authorities? My question is simple: why ‘Ashiqan-e-Rasool' like you, who lynched Mashal Khan are in hiding or have to be arrested by ...

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  • Maharaja Ranjit Singh, also known as ‘Lion of Punjab’, is may be the most prominent Punjabi ruler who ruled over Punjab. According to Britannica: “Maharaja Ranjit Singh was the first Indian in a millennium to turn the tide of invasion back into the homelands of the traditional ...

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  • Few Pakistanis have stepped on top of the world-summit of Mount Everest. Now a Pakistani expedition, consisting of Lieutenant Colonel Abdul Jabbar Bhatti and Saad Mohamed, is going to give a shot at this huge feat. While talking to The Nation Abdul Jabbar shared his life story and discussed the ...

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  • The three-day Urs of Madhu Lal Hussain concluded yesterday in Lahore. One of the biggest celebrations in the city was held under massive security threat, but it could not hinder passion, love and devotion of the followers of the famous Sufi Madhu Lal Hussain. The Urs, known as Mela Chiraghan, ...

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  • Teaching is one of the noblest professions in the world and teachers are real heroes. But there are some teachers who believe that education is not bound to walls of a school or to six hours of a day, rather it is a constant 24 hours process – Miss Salima Begum from Gilgit Baltistan, Pakistan ...

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  • When not allowed to walk on traditional ways, some people establish and make their own paths in society. Awais Samdani and Khubaib Samdani – two brothers – did the same and launched Self Projections.  While talking to The Nation about the journey of launching their own online ...

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  • Wazir Khan Masjid Wazir Khan mosque was built in 1634 by Shaikh Ilm-ud-din Ansari, Viceroy of Punjab under Shah Jahan. Ansari hailed from humble origins in the town of Chiniot in the Jhang district of the Punjab. The mosque's distinguishing architectural feature is the use of minarets at each of ...

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  • There are quite a few extraordinary writers in Pakistan. 15-year-old Mahad Kazi, an O Levels student, is definitely one of them. Mahad is the author of a series of four English novels. The first part of his series, A Shadow of Evil, has been published in hardcover and is also available online on ...

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  • 12 Rabi-ul-awal celebrates as day of birth of Prophet (PBUH) around the Islamic world and in Pakistan has deep social implications. Over the years the occasion has been celebrated with more enthusiasm and actively around the country.  A public holiday is being announced in the state. The event ...

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  • Let me say, we humans are kind of doomed as a species. We have this ability to make death controversial. We even have the ability to celebrate it. We can celebrate it, be critical of it, and even bash someone who has just died. The latest example: Junaid Jamshed. He was a pop-icon turned religious ...

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  • Pakistan has produced some highly talented boxers over the years, but not many of them have been able to get recognition in the country. Muhammad Waseem is one of those who have. Hailing from Quetta, Waseem is the only Pakistani professional boxer. He goes by the name of ‘Falcon Khan’ ...

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  • “I paint Pakistani society in black and white,” said Huda Jilani, an aspiring painter, writer and social speaker. “It's a play of opposites! Dark and light” She explained her approach by stating that as colorful as our culture is, the dilemmas in play and the issues we face ...

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  • Ahmed ‘Wolverine’ Mujtaba is possibly the most ferocious Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter in Pakistan. The undefeated champion has just been upgraded to ONE Championship, which is the world’s second highest and Asia’s top MMA league. And ‘Wolverine’ won his first ...

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  • The Facebook group The Karakarom Club is perhaps the biggest online platform regarding tourism, trekking, and travelling in Pakistan - at least up north. The platform is dedicated to enhancing and promoting a positive image of the country and bolstering tourism in Pakistan for locals and ...

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  • Roads call you. You don’t travel on them without their invitation. Especially on the roads or off-roads, to be more precise of Fairy Meadows and Nanga Parbat Base camp. The same happened with me, when after years of wait, at last those destinations invited me to join them and experience ...

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  • Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) has been developing in Pakistan and now producing fighters like Uloomi Karim Shaheen, who has recently defeated his Indian opponent with unanimous decision in much anticipated match in World Series of Fighting (WSOF) in Philippines. While talking to The Nation Shaheen ...

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  • Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) is a developing sport in Pakistan and Ahmed ‘Wolverine’ Mujtaba is most definitely a superstar of the sport. The Pakistani Wolverine got his name because of his look which resembles the famous X-Men character. Ahmed has just defended his Featherweight Belt ...

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  • #IndiaCantSee campaign initiated by renowned social activist Muhammad Jibran Nasir has hit the social media today. The campaign launched by #NeverForgetPakistan showcases the ‘pellet guns hit’ images of Indian celebrities, politicians and founder of Facebook, with the letters of ...

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  • We killed Qandeel. Yes, we did it. As a media person, I take full responsibility for her murder. We were just busy in sensationalism as usual. And it cost her life. But we will keep at it, don’t worry. Her brother and the honorable killer stated that he strangled her after he saw her selfies ...

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  • LAHORE-Two things are clearly the movie’s strength: Mir’s poetry recitals (both in songs and background) and the cinematography of Karachi. The story shows the tussle between post-modernist poets and classical poetry. In his famous novel, Khushwant Singh writes about Mir Taqi Mir that ...

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