Susan boyle shocks the world

watch?v=9lp0IWv8QZY Those who dare to dream about changing the world are usually the ones who end up doing it, click and be amazed.

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National bloggers conference 09, don’t flog just blog!!

Today was a great day, I arrived at the national bloggers conference at the Regent plaza hotel around 330pm and stuck there till almost the end. What I got to hear and see were great speaking sessions by some of the most noteworthy bloggers in town, Jehan Ara, Awab, Farhan, Ammar, Asghar, Raja, Ramla, Ammar(Urdu…

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National Bloggers Conference Live!!

National Bloggers Conference Live

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Shadow Wars

On my way to work today I saw a billboard, one of the many large ones that litter the vision of those driving in Karachi. It said; “Umrah on easy installments, now everyone can do Umrah” – that pretty much put our current religious compass in perspective for me and I laughed as I imagined…

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14.4.2009 (supplemental)

Well its been one hell of a week. I make reference to hell because of the weather Karachi is experiencing these days. Not that I have been to hell or know the temperature there *shudder but it cannot be a lot hotter than it is right now. Things have been happening so quickly this week…

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An open letter to karachi

By Sitwat Rizvi I had no particular affinity with the city of Karachi having moved here only three months ago. When I came to Pakistan I was a little lost, a little lonely and completely out of touch with who I was or where I truly belonged. Luckily I stumbled upon The Citizens Archive of…

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National bloggers conference

To all the Bloggers out there and the Bloggerettes and the Blaggers and the Blaggerrets, the 18th of April shall see us gather under the roof of Regent Plaza Hotel Karachi to unleash our collective might upon this land. Hmm sounds skeery? Actually no its going to be a “National Bloggers Conference” where the IT…

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Shanaakht 2009

The Shanaakht festival kicked off at 3pm for the general public at the arts council today. I got there a little after 3pm as I had heard so much about it that I wanted to be among the first to check it out, I can safely say I did not leave disappointed as it was…

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I am speechless..

I cannot even begin to tell you how i feel after hearing the comments of this revered leader of the JI, I think these people are absolutely nuts and need to be barred from spreading their hate. Blaming the U.S for everything is hardly an answer to our problems, its part of the problem itself.

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Fake video or not?

Merely a day after the entire civil society and intelligentsia of Pakistan seemingly erupted over the shocking footage of a 17 year old Chand bibi being flogged by militants, she has come out and denied the whole thing ever happened. According to the story that was broken first in “The News” the investigation team visited…

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