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Keeping faith in cricket

His freewheeling presence inside the hallowed walls of the dressing room intimidated them that sultry Lahore afternoon. Just as they prepared to tackle this rotund, bearded chap in shalwar kameez, the skipper's hoarse accent halted them in ranks. DAWN Group, 1 week ago

The B-side: Junaid Jamshed and untold stories behind the controversies

PHOTO: AMEER HAMZA After leaving a lucrative career as a pop singer , Junaid Jamshed (JJ) has evolved into a preacher and poster boy for the austere deobandi group, the Tableeghi Jamaat.He once jokingly remarked, When I was a singer people ...
 The Express Tribune3 weeks ago

Following the faith

Over a set of 11 essays that combine travelogue with journalistic observation and anthropological curiosity, Khalid takes the reader to shrines scattered across central Punjab. Islamophobia is so deeply entrenched in public discourse around ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago

Extremism feeding the terrorism

On March 27 when the terrorists were bleeding Lahore, the religious zealots were creating havoc in the federal capital celebrating a convicted killer. This hints at different layers of the scourge of religious terrorism in Pakistan. On one hand is ...
 The Nation Pakistan1 month ago

Lal Salaam is back, but where's the Muslim youth?

Just when it seemed that greetings like Lal Salaam and propitious images of surkh savera, the eagerly awaited dawn of revolution, have been laid to rest in the avalanche of free market economy and emergence of intolerance towards thought and speech, ...
 Times of India1 month ago
The Nation Pakistan

Shujaat calls Musharraf to discuss grand alliance against govt

LAHORE - Former Prime Minister and PML-Q chief Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain contacted his former boss Pervez Musharraf by phone in Dubai yesterday and immediately thereafter urged all the Opposition parties to form a grand alliance against the PML-N ...
 The Nation Pakistan1 month ago MQM not a terrorist organisation, says Shujaat  Daily Times1 month ago MQM is not a terrorist party, says Ch Shujaat  The Nation Pakistan1 month ago

State vs clerics

THE religious right in the country is once again in a state of fervent agitation. Ostensibly, this is because the Punjab Assembly recently passed a historic women's rights law. Yet, other provinces have passed similar, arguably more robust, laws in ...
 DAWN Group1 month ago

Religious parties ask govt to withdraw women law by 27th

LAHORE: Religious parties have warned the government to withdraw the un-Islamic Punjab Protection of Women Against Violence Act, 2015, by March 27 or face a countrywide movement. On the call of the Jamaat-i-Islami, leaders of 35 religious parties ...
 DAWN Group1 month ago

Isolation instead of integration

Ring me your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.For many decades, when immigrants to the US arrived by ship, that inscription on the Statue of Liberty welcomed them to their new home. And as soon as the newcomers docked in New York the process ...
 The Statesman1 month ago Against integration  DAWN Group1 month ago
DAWN Group

A dying swagger: The evolution of Pakistan Cricket

As the legend goes; a torrid love affair ended when Pakistan's first Test centurion, Nazar Mohammad had to, in haste, jump out of a window upon being caught by his lover's husband. He broke his arm as he hit the ground. The injury also ended his ...
 DAWN Group1 month ago
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