Little Pakistan – finding a balance between the best of both worlds

Further down on Coney Island Avenue, both sides of the road are lined with restaurants and shops which support bright bilingual sign broads in Urdu and English

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Being a female cop is no walk in the park!

“Life as women isn’t easy,” says Anila (not her real name), a newly recruited sub-inspector in the Lahore police while talking to Pakistan Today. “As a women police officer, it is still no walk in the park.” In the last decade, many women were recruited on various posts in the police. The once male-dominated profession … Continue reading Being a female cop is no walk in the park!

Visual Burden: The essence of Photo-journalism

Photographer Agha Rizwan takes the first steps towards institutionalising photo-journalism in Pakistan   Photographs have become an integral part of our lifestyle and society ever since their invention. They have been the reason for major shifts in political agenda and mindsets; be it the picture of the Vietnamese girl running on the street naked, after … Continue reading Visual Burden: The essence of Photo-journalism

‘Teri Meri Love Story’ cast revealed

The beloved Pakistani comedian Jawad Bashir, lesser known for his directorial debut Maya, is all set to turn our stomachs upside down with his next, ‘Teri Meri Love Story’, revealed during a meet and greet session held in Lahore. Javed Bashir during the event told the media that is aim was to entertain his audience … Continue reading ‘Teri Meri Love Story’ cast revealed

PTI rallies, a happy place for small businesses

A great sound system with a good DJ; men, women and kids dancing while holding the red and green PTI flags and chanting slogans of ‘go-Nawaz-go’ have become a hallmark of all PTI rallies. Lahore’s Mall Road rally was no different, with countless people sporting PTI colours crowding the area even in searing summer heat. … Continue reading PTI rallies, a happy place for small businesses

Gohar Rasheed

Finding the grey area – interviewing Gohar Rasheed

An anti-hero talks about his average looks, the cut throat industry and being an inspiration for the common man.   One fine day, just when he was about to run out of cash he was called to HUM TV for an interview and was hired as their line producer   The Pakistani entertainment industry has … Continue reading Finding the grey area – interviewing Gohar Rasheed

No change in law, order situation on a larger scale: report

As the first quarter of 2016 ends, the overall law and order situation in the country does not seem to have changed on a larger scale but has shown a significant decrease in some parts. According to the Centre for Research and Security Studies Pakistan’s (CRSS) first quarter report of 2016 which focuses on fatalities … Continue reading No change in law, order situation on a larger scale: report