Taimur Shaique Hussain

  • The General Assembly Parade, leading to the General Assembly, was a treat. Senior Aitchisonians waited at Barry Block as smaller boys paraded in from the Junior School and the Prep School. It was, indeed, not difficult to comprehend why some E-1 (Class 6) boys would break their file, sprint with ...

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  • There remains a buzz every time and again on the topic of furthering leisure time tourism within Pakistan, both by foreigners’ temporary immigrations, as well as curtailment of large-scale emigration of, at least, some of the more wealthy Pakistanis from our country.  Writing about ...

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  • In the new Millennium, learning is not subject to a classroom environment. On the other hand, because of the developments in Information Technology (IT), there are many new methods and modes of imparting and absorbing course material, which make learning flexible in nature, and also not bound ...

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  • 1940 was the landmark year in the demand for partition because in that year the All India Muslim League (AIML) in its annual session - held in March at Lahore under the guidance and leadership of the Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah - presented its separate Muslim homeland plan. The plan was ...

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  • In mid-1993, my fiancé and I burnt our boats on pursuing the American dream of “kids in college, a yacht, a dog, and a house in the burbs”, and decided to return to our motherland upon graduating college. Like many a Pakistani student, we had also decided mutually to pursue ...

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  • Are we Pakistanis victims of fundamentalism, extremism, and intolerance at the hands of right-wing individuals, peoples, and religiously bent political parties? While the Governor of the most populous province in Pakistan may have been assassinated - a penance way beyond the crime of merely ...

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  • The question at hand is whether professionals should devote their time, energy, accumulated learning, and hard-earned income in order to participate in politics, or allow career politicians to dictate all the terms at the helm of national politics? Since professionals are also part, a rather ...

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  • As has been the case all along the past four years or so; media, printed press, civil society, proprietors of Small and Medium Enterprises (SME), larger industrials, opposition political parties, as well as strong political contenders and rivals, thus far out of government, and myriad other ...

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  • Benazir Bhutto was named after her paternal aunt, whom her father was very fond of, but had lost when she contracted influenza and had died at boarding school in Pune. Benazir was born on June 21, 1953, and, as reported, was very ‘pink’ at birth thereby acquiring the alias ...

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