Shah Nawaz Mohal

  • ‘... I have to defend this country as well as those who run this country, and then I have to defend myself and the two ministries I own, sorry, head. A thankless job I have. Thank God, I have one. I still remember when we were in opposition. Well, those were the days as we were free to do ...

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  • Today, damsels and blokes, I am at Capital’s katcheri reporting live and bringing you a a tale so riveting that you’ll say ‘WOW’ when I am done. Bear it with me as it has chunks of comic relief too. So, here I start, folks. Recently an advocate died in Islamabad. He was ill ...

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  • In my town,Every idea is a waste.No moment of relief can be sought asevery thing ‘impossible’ lasts forever.Every truth is bound to fail.The hungry bloke labels himself a stoic by choice.The both-worldly wisdom sells itself at a price.Being a seer is a promising, lucrative career,while ...

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  • Come, let us divide corpses among ourselves.Come, let us divide the remaining breaths of alive ones. Those who are present in every house of God.Let us slay them then capture and divide every house of God Come, let us divide ideology.Come, let us divide affection.Come, let us divide ...

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  • I hope you are aware of the ‘more good and godly than the rest of the lot’ feeling. The feeling that you love Pakistan with such intensity that your compatriots can’t fathom. The zeal with which you revere your country can never be sensed by the so called false claimants to ...

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  • Hi, Hullo, Dearest, Brotherly Panama, The Fraternal Country. (Not to be delivered to the City of same name.) I write to you in my personal capacity as my official capacity is on official leave since the leakage of documents from a notorious law firm of your country. Before the incident, you, dear ...

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  • I know what you are thinking, love.Your thoughts roar through your face.  You think that you'll be spared, ehh?You think that you'll keep on living your life?And bad things will happen, but to someone else.You'll feel sorry for them, utter a 'oh boy', and move on. Once again, I askDo you ...

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  • Need I remind you?Of the principleYou madeTo be followed by allYou said.And followed allBut youFor youThat principle wasA matter of choice.All chose it,You chose it not.All followed,You followed not“I made it,” you yelled“I unmade it,” you roaredI curse my creation.Curse ...

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  • To, The Gov-Press Man Ministry of Ground Realities Islamabad-The Beautiful Sir, I hereby propose a ‘Daily Column’ that will debunk all the nonsense written against our beloved government and offer a counter-narrative to columns, articles, stories, expose, reports that have been written ...

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  • Pakistan Bar Council finally came up with a magic bullet to end all the woes and sort out all the dilemmas that legal education faces in Pakistan. The recent decision to make LL.B a 5 year degree is welcomed by many of the lawyers and few among them aired their reservations. The state of legal ...

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  • Naan, Roghni Naan, Roti, Pateri roti, Aloo Wala Naan, Qeemay Wala Naan. Do you know what is common between them? I guess you do. Well, let me spell the commonality out on behalf of everyone. We enjoy them while dining out or when saalan is available but roti is not, and we grab naan or rotis ...

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  • ‘But unfortunately, again,we have failed’, writes late Dr. Javaid Iqbal, after reading the manuscript, about the book under review. The regular background noise in our lives echo the ‘failures’ of all hues and tints, in all imagined and stark realms. We are told by every ...

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  • “If you live long enough, you'll see that every victory turns into a defeat,” observed Simone de Beauvoir, a french philosopher. No other quote can aptly sum up the life and works of late Dr. Zaheer Ahmed, founder of Shifa Hospitals. Thankfully, his untimely death has spared him the ...

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  • The diagnosis is out, Ahmed Raza has Catatonic Schizophrenia, the 16-year old student of O-Levels suffers from a mental disease that hampers not only the patient’s movement but also deteriorates his speaking faculties. Mr and Mrs Raza, Ahmed’s parents, were visibly depressed as this ...

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  • Education is the buzz-word around which our concerns and conversations revolve incessantly. We are either ‘concerned’ about the overall situation and the paltry percentage of GDP our government spend in educating our future generation or ‘angered’ by the not-so-good grades ...

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