Fixing Pakistan’s broken democratic system

Over the past week, the hypocrisy of Pakistan’s broken democratic ‘system’ has become visible for all and sundry. On Tuesday, 3rd of March, Yousaf Raza Gilani won his seat for the Senate, through a majority of the votes casted in the National Assembly. In effect, these votes had been cast (through a secret ballot) against… Continue reading Fixing Pakistan’s broken democratic system

Imran Khan’s Sri Lanka visit: A huge foreign policy achievement?

Only a day after Prime Minister Imran Khan concluded his maiden visit to Sri Lanka – a first by any head of government since Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa assumed office, a notification emerged, allowing for the burial of Muslim dead bodies which had earlier been banned in the island nation due to Covid-19 restrictions. The… Continue reading Imran Khan’s Sri Lanka visit: A huge foreign policy achievement?

England’s Moeen Ali shocks Virat Kohli with a wicket at duck

England’s Moeen Ali left Indian skipper Virat Kohli shocked after he bowled out the latter at a duck in a test match on Saturday in Chennai. Kohli remained speechless for a few seconds as the England cricket team celebrated his wicket. A video of Kohli with speechless expression is making waves on social media. The… Continue reading England’s Moeen Ali shocks Virat Kohli with a wicket at duck

‘Democratic’ India threatens Twitter with punitive action

Fully conscious of its importance to the greedy trans-border multinational corporations, India has now taken its war against Kashmiri Muslims and protesting Sikh farmers to the social media platform Twitter. First it had over 250 accounts blocked. Indian officials singled out the hashtag #ModiPlanningFarmersGenocide, which some Twitter users have been using to bring attention to… Continue reading ‘Democratic’ India threatens Twitter with punitive action

Indian musician Yash Mukhate recreates ‘Pawri Ho rhi Hai’ viral video

Indian musician, Yash Mukhate, has recreated a hilarious remake of Pakistan’s viral video, ‘Pawri Ho rhi hai’ that went viral on social media this week. Musician Yash Mukhate is popular in India and Pakistan for recreating amusing videos. A video of a Pakistani girl named Dananeer Mobeen went viral on social media. The girl showed… Continue reading Indian musician Yash Mukhate recreates ‘Pawri Ho rhi Hai’ viral video

Akcent hints at singing the next PSL anthem, fans get excited

Romanian singer Akcent hints at singing the anthem for the next Pakistan Super League (PSL) season on Wednesday. In a tweet this week, the singer teases that he might be singing or producing the anthem for PSL 7 or PSL 8. His tweet excited his followers and cricket fans in Pakistan. Fans hope that the… Continue reading Akcent hints at singing the next PSL anthem, fans get excited

Op-Ed: Dissecting Rape, Virginity Test, and Consent as a defence-plea

“Prosecution is bound to prove its case beyond any reasonable shadow of doubts”, this is the universally accepted inalienable principle that regulates the conviction of an under-trial accused. This rule is also based on an Islamic law maxim, “It is better that ten guilty persons be acquitted rather than one innocent person be convicted”. Moreover,… Continue reading Op-Ed: Dissecting Rape, Virginity Test, and Consent as a defence-plea

Turkish actor thanks PM Imran Khan for sharing the teachings of Ibn Arabi

Turkish actor Osman Soykut has thanked Prime Minister Imran Khan for sharing the teachings of famous Muslim scholar and Sufi, Ibn Arabi on Friday. Soykut had played the character of Ibn Arabi in the popular Turkish series, Dirilis Ertugrul. “Thank you, Imran Khan @imrankhan.pti and @dahlenbror for promoting the wonderful teachings of Muhyiddin Ibn Arabi,”… Continue reading Turkish actor thanks PM Imran Khan for sharing the teachings of Ibn Arabi

Hamza Ali Abbasi’s sister signs Cengiz Coskun of Ertugrul for her brand

Hamza Ali Abbasi’s sister, Dr.Fazeela Abbasi, received some strong reactions on social media after she announced to sign Turkish actor, Cengiz Coskun for her brand. Dr. Fazeela posted pictures on her Instagram account signing a contract with Coskun for her brand that is introducing skin care cream for men. Coskun who had played Turgut Alp… Continue reading Hamza Ali Abbasi’s sister signs Cengiz Coskun of Ertugrul for her brand

Bangladesh & Myanmar’s hybrid war troubles: Lessons for Global South

The Global South nations of the developing world can learn some valuable “Democratic Security” lessons from Bangladesh and Myanmar’s Hybrid War troubles, specifically as it relates to the need to proactively root out corruption from all levels of society in order to avoid embarrassing foreign media reports about them, as well as the urgency of… Continue reading Bangladesh & Myanmar’s hybrid war troubles: Lessons for Global South