Shamila Ghyas & H. A Kay

  • After reading Fifty Shades of Gray, we never thought we’d read a more nonsensical piece of writing. But hats off to Umnia Shahid’s articles, we were proved wrong. Her crusade against feminism isn’t new, though her latest column has stirred the pot a bit much to the joy of all ...

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  • It was a glorious night, full of fright and creaking floors and dark hallways at Castle Saud atop the royal hill of Saud-al-Vania. Count Shah’ula had thrown THE Halloween bash of the century to show people that it is a haram celebration by celebrating it himself because, as we all know, ...

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  • Hajj, a unique ritual when millions of Muslims gather in the House of God to complete the fifth pillar of Islam to unclog their sins and give it a new jumpstart. While it’s a real spiritual experience for most, for some it is a yearly event. Those particularly include the filthy rich, royal ...

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  • A woman is defined by her role as a wife, daughter, daughter-in-law, sister and mother.  Never simply as just a woman. Of course, because that is just not enough. Also, if she fails to fulfill any of these roles precisely according to what her societal circle demands, she is a failure as ...

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  • Image Courtesy: https://jaaliangrez.wordpress.com What happens when you are of a certain skin tone? We are the color that must not be said out loud, that must not be named. Okay, we’ll say it anyway, we are NOT fair. We are *drum roll* dark skinned. But that’s actually a good thing in ...

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  • When you hold the proverbial pen in your hand, there is no topic that is deemed unwritable. Celebrities, politicians, countries, happenings, attitudes, movies – everything and anything can be written about. We writers even tell people to be nice to us or we will write about them, too. (Yes, ...

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  • It’s no secret that our men are heartthrobs. Pakistani women have always known that. Miss Travel merely reconfirmed the fact last weekend when the site compared Pakistani men to Indians and 200 other nationalities, declaring them to be worthy of sexy spot #3. Mind you, our men aren’t ...

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  • As an expat, a Karachiite and an independent voter (independent means having no political affiliations), we’ve always been interested in any new force emerging in our beloved but ruined city that promises to cure it of all its ailments. Hence, when PTI came on the scene, we were curious. The ...

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