Grease – Review

    To say that pakistan has a serious dearth of theatre and musicals which form an even more niche part of this industry would be the understatement on the year. Overworked underpaid and struggling, the industry has a few backers and supporters in this country where arts as a profession neither fits in with…

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Unveiling the lenovo S850

By Shayan Kamaal I received the new Lenovo S850 for review. Initially I was excited to see how Lenovo had managed to set the handset apart from the hoard of other Android devices in the market by the standard of its materials which clearly looked superior, even though the box looked a little bulky and…

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Ginsoy – Extreme chinese

There is a dearth of good chinese restaurants in Karachi as of late. Yes I know the pricier ones and the dhabas of old are still there and are doing well enough but when I say “Good” I mean the following three elements must be part of the dining experience. 1) Great chinese food (…

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Book review – Sands of time

By Rabab Khan “I can hear the waves tell me tales, this is just one of them.” This is Mr. Faisal Kapadia’s preface to a book that kept me up reading until five in the morning. “Sands of Time” is a love story. There is no other way to describe it; a love story so…

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Book review – Sands of time

By Nausheen Manji Faisal Kapadia’s book, The Sands of Time, is a story which captures the essence of the polarized city of Karachi with the tainted morals of its people in an age wrought with political instability and debauchery. In the midst of all this sprouts a love, not based on romance, wealth or affection,…

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Book review – Sands of time

By – Zohaib muzaffar @zohaibmuzaffar The Sand of times, a short story by Faisal Kapadia, a blogger and a social media activist. Although I am not an avid reader of fiction but this short story had all the ingredients to cast an impression on your mind of all the characters of this novella. First astounding…

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Intuitive Technology – Ipad

I have to admit, my first experience with an Apple device of any kind was an iPhone and it was a very confusing one. I had fallen for its sleek look and even more so, when a friend told me that the Twitter app, TweetDeck could be used on it, I was clearly very impressed….

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Coke studio struggling?

June 8th 2008 saw the beginning of a musical phenomenon in Pakistan, the fusion themed  recording studio named Coke studio with Rohail Hyatt at its helm as executive producer took the entire nation by storm and showed us a new unexplored side of our music by fusing folk and different contemporary styles together. The result…

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One pad to rule them all, Ipad

As usual apple has taken the worlds breath away an hour ago by launching the IPAD.  A 9.6 inch touch led screen with a onscreen keyboard, 3g and wifi built in and a hell of a lot of apps, 140,000 from the word go designed for it. It comes in 16, 32 and 64 gb…

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Motorola droid, an iphone killer at last?

Everything has a life and in the tech world, the life of a killer app or a killer phone is about as short as an average consumers attention span. That being said the apple Iphone has and still manages to capture the attention of cellphone users and buyers worldwide, mainly due to the fact that…

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