Misbah Uddin

  • At a time when most of Pakistani music enters the stream of popular culture only when large corporations throw in lots of money to sponsor programs like Coke Studio, Nescafé Basement and more recently Pepsi battle of the bands. I feel that there should be some attempt to popularize music ...

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  • The Punjab government launched a 16-day activism campaign, which includes street theater performances executed by the Interactive Resource Center (IRC) to be held in various public places as well as universities in Lahore, Faisalabad and Multan to create awareness about the challenges faced by ...

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  • I suspected it earlier but I couldn’t quite pin it down. My theory seemed to be too much of a long shot for myself and for others whom I shared it with, but with the end of US election and the horrid result it bore, I couldn’t dismiss my theory so easily. The more I looked into it, the ...

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  • It is imperative for any democratic government to achieve its goals smoothly, to convince the general public that it's right in doing so, that it is morally correct (if morals are a big thing with the public that is) and that whatever actions its taking are in line with the national interest. This ...

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  • No matter how liberal you might be, if you’re a Pakistani, you will judge, like how I’m judging all Pakistanis right now. At least that’s what I’ve come to learn about this country. But maybe I’m wrong, because, I haven’t really heard of any criticism or negative ...

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  • On the night of the 2nd of August, I was with some friends, of whom three were girls and one guy. We’re all college graduates, and were coming back from a late night Lakshmi Chowk Karahi escapade. One of my friends had lived most of her life in the US and had never had Bhatti’s ...

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