CMA Debates Society gets a new look!

This January is the start of a new year and also the beginning of a new era for PAF-KIET College of Media & Arts Debates Society. The new look will be completed by… Continue reading

2011 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Syndey Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 9,000… Continue reading

Warning: Do Not Quit!

Warning: Do Not Quit!
A motivational poem for all those feeling down in the dumps today 🙂

Inside look at Pottermore

I got in! Now I’m sharing my experience with you all. Hope to see you all soon at Pottermore!

Various versions of the national anthem of Pakistan

A collection of the very best versions of the Pakistani national anthem including: original, instrumental, orchestra, eastern classical and rock.

Pakistanis create world record of “most people singing the national anthem simultaneously”

By midnight of the 13th of August, 2011 a huge crowd gathered at Defence Stadium, Karachi. The new record has now been set by the massive effort of 5885 Pakistanis who sang the national anthem with enthusiasm and spirit. Watch these Pakistanis breaking a Guinness record and making a new one in the video below. Video courtesy of Sharaf Qaiser.

Islam and Patriotism – Happy 64th, Pakistan!

So can one be a Muslim and also a patriot? It comes down to interpretation. If loving and defending one’s country means supporting and overlooking its wrongs and defending its sins and aiding its aggressions, then absolutely NOT. If void of fanaticism and extremism and if held as an evidence of man’s faith or disbelief, patriotism goes in harmony with the Islamic notion and never contradicts it.

2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health. This blog was viewed about 4,300 times in 2010. That’s about 10 full 747s.

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Project A – The Guild Karachi Book Club Icebreaker

So, today Project A – The Guild achieved an important milestone. The first ever Book Club in Karachi kicked off at 5.30pm at The Second Floor (popularly known as T2F). My friend, Tehniat,… Continue reading