Usman Sahi

  • As a father, I have found my perspectives on life shift, linger and move on to newer planes. One thing has remained constant: looking at my little girl, my deepest prayers are that she remains a Muslim as pure as she was the day she joined us. It is perhaps for this reason that I have recently ...

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  • Throughout my life, I have been prone to injuries. I even got injured playing snooker when an errant wooden splinter decided to find its way into my palm. But in a trade-off, I am better off than people who are prone to making absurd decisions and choices. This may not get me far in case of any ...

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  • It has been said by various leaders, even visionaries, that sports and physical fitness are one of the most important fabric on which a society forms its designs. In our perspective, Muhammad Ali Jinnah echoed these thoughts in the first Olympiad held in Pakistan in 1948. It is for this reason that ...

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  • With the Cricket World Cup raging on, I thought I would also drop my two cents into the deluge of vitriol being flung the Pakistani team’s way. I hear Moin Khan also wanted to do so, but he lost his two cents at the casino the other night. And yes, this article may make continuous references ...

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  • The hottest place in hell is reserved for those, who in the time of great moral crises, preserve their neutrality.’ Many peers and friends have satisfied themselves to tilt one way or the other in search of heaven. But my compass is skewed, I would rather go to hell than be in heaven and stay ...

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  • In 1994, I was a ten year old full of sporting ambitions, and all I knew was that Pakistanis were born to win. That year was in many ways the peak of Pakistan’s sporting history; a pinnacle achieved from the sweat and blood of so many heroic sportsmen.Two years before, Pakistan had lifted the ...

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